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Paulo Dybala scores as Juventus defeat Man United at Old Trafford

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Manchester United suffered their first Champions League defeat after losing 1-0 to Italian League side Juventus at Old Trafford on Tuesday, October 23.
Paulo Dybala opened scoring for the visitors in the 17th minute after benefiting from a Chris Smalling’s weak attempt to clear Cristiano Ronaldo’s cross from the left flank.
The Old Lady got the game off to a pressing start after Marcus Rashford fouled Alex Sandro in the first 60 seconds of the game.

Jose Mourinho’s men finally made an attempt in the game through a Juan Mata’s cross, but it went straight into the hands of Wojciech Szczesny after taking few minutes to settle into the game.
The defeat now means that the Red Devils remains second on Group H table with four points after winning their first and drawing their second group games respectively.

Despite enjoying the full compliment of their fans, United were not confident in front of goal as they were only able to record two shots on target.
Meanwhile, they will hope they can return to winning ways when they travel to Turin for the second leg of the meeting in a bid to reach the second round of the competition.

In the other Group H game, Young Boys held Valencia to a 1-1 draw in one of the early kickoffs at the Stade de Suisse Wankdorf.

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Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa celebrates son on his 1st birthday

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Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa and his wife Julliet Ejue are celebrating their son’s first birthday, today, July 26, 2019.

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Taking to his Instagram page to share these adorable photos of his son, he wrote: May your Birthday, bring loads of joyful and sweet memories in your life. May you have a great and successful year ahead. Happy Birthday, Son.’

Musa also has two children with his divorced wife, Jamila.

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Eyewitness narrates knife attack on Arsenal players Ozil, Kolasinac in London

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An eyewitness has given an account on the knife attack on Arsenal stars, Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac on Thursday.

The duo were chased for a mile by knife-wielding motorbike riders in an attempted daylight car-jacking in north London.

Ozil, who earns £350,000-a-week, was ambushed as he drove his black Mercedes G-Class through Childs Hill at around 5pm.

But as the thugs surrounded his SUV, Ozil’s teammate and childhood friend, Sead ‘The Tank’ Kolasinac, took them on.

Financial worker Azuka Alintah, 36, told the MailOnline: “Ozil looked absolutely terrified, as anybody would after being chased by men with knives.

“He looked like he was running for his life. And I suppose he was.

“I saw him disappear into the restaurant with the motorcycle guys on his tail.

“They didn’t take off their helmets and were all in black, wearing long sleeved tops in this hot weather. They stood out.

“God knows what would have happened if they’d caught him. It looked to me like he’d have been hacked to shreds and he clearly thought so too.

“As soon as the restaurant staff started to come to the window and to the doorway, they turned around and roared off.”

The police have opened an investigation into the attack.

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Afcon 2019: I wish Algeria can retake the free-kick – Nigeria’s Akpeyi

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The goalkeeper can’t stop replaying that losing moment in the semi-final against Algeria, wishing it would’ve turned out differently somehow
Daniel Akpeyi defended his teammates from criticism following Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) semi-final.
The Super Eagles looked to be in with a great chance of beating Djamel Belmadi’s men to reach the competition’s final after dismissing South Africa in the quarter-final.

However, a Riyad Mahrez last-minute free-kick sent Gernot Rohr’s men crashing after Odion Ighalo had erased Willam Troost-Ekong’s own goal.

Rohr’s team faced the wrath of fans for offering precious little in Cairo, but Akpeyi believes otherwise.

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