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    WALES and Australia are scheduled to clash in the next round of Autumn Internationals - and both sides will be desperate for a win. Georgia stunned the Welsh in their last encounter by pipping them to a 13-12 victory. 1Wales suffered a surprise loss to GeorgiaCredit: Getty And that means that Wayne Pivac's side have now lost five games on the spin. However, the Aussie's are on a slippery slope themselves having not won in their last three matches. Furthermore, the Welsh hold the bragging rights from the Autumn Internationals in 2021. When is Wales vs Australia? Wales' intriguing encounter against Australia will take place on Saturday, November 23. It is scheduled to kick off at 3:15pm UK time. Principality Stadium in Cardiff is the allocated arena for this encounter and it can host approximately 74,500 fans. The Welsh scraped a 29-28 win over Australia last time out. Read more on WalesPOWDER STORM Lines of white powder spotted on trophy on Snapchat sparking investigationLAND OF MY FATHERS What are the lyrics to the Welsh national anthem?...
    ERIK TEN HAG reckons his Manchester United side's wall were at fault for Lucas Digne's stunning free-kick. The Red Devils were beaten 3-1 in Unai Emery's first game in charge of Aston Villa. 2Erik ten Hag blamed Manchester United's wall for the Aston Villa free-kickCredit: Premier league 2Lucas Digne curled home from just outside the box to put the hosts 2-0 upCredit: PREMIER LEAGUE Leon Bailey opened the scoring early on before Digne curled in an inch-perfect free-kick to make it two. But Ten Hag believes the goal was preventable and implied it could have even hit the wall if it was set up in the right position. The Dutchman ripped into his side after Sunday's dire defeat at Villa Park. He blamed the "small details" in the game for the defeat, which included the wall not being set up properly. Read More Man Utd NewsUNITED NEWS Europa League play-off CONFIRMED, Fernandes OUT of Villa clash, Felix targeted Ten Hag declared: "I think the free-kick [from Lucas Digne] is stoppable because the wall is too far [over]. "Okay,...
    LIONEL MESSI curled a stunning free-kick beyond Kasper Schmeichel as Paris Saint-Germain took on Nice this evening. The Argentine is looking full of confidence again in front of goal after producing an underwhelming tally last term. Vintage Lionel Messi! ????Kasper Schmeichel stranded, the Argentine makes it look ever so easy.Magnifique! ???? pic.twitter.com/yKEDJI8Cb7— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 1, 2022 2Lionel Messi bends home a free-kickCredit: Reuters 2The Argentine is congratulated by pal NeymarCredit: Reuters In the 28th minute of tonight's match against Nice, Messi rolled back the years with an amazing effort. After Neymar's dummy run, the 35-year-old caressed a shot into the top corner. Such was its accuracy that former Leicester stalwart Schmeichel barely moved as it flew past him. Neymar, 30, jumped into Messi's arms as he celebrated the amazing goal. Read More Football NewsPALACE 1 CHELSEA 2 Gallagher hits last-gasp stunner against old side to give Potter win While it also drew a smile from Kylian Mbappe, who was watching on from the substitutes' bench. The Frenchman was afforded a rest by boss Christophe Galtier, with...
    TOTTENHAM fans want Son Heung-min to replace Harry Kane on free-kicks after his latest incredible strike for South Korea. The 30-year-old forward had endured a difficult start to the campaign under Antonio Conte. 2Son Heung-min scored an incredible free-kick for South Korea against Costa RicaCredit: Reuters [GOAL] 대한민국???????? 2-2 ????????코스타리카후반 41분! 저 위치에서 손흥민에게 걸리면 그건 골입니다! 구석으로 빨려들어가는 완벽한 프리킥!경기는 원점입니다! 더 뜨겁게 응원해주세요!????????#대한민국 #축구국가대표팀 #친선경기 #더뜨겁게theReds pic.twitter.com/DFbNM4D3qb— theKFA (@theKFA) September 23, 2022 Despite winning the Premier League’s Golden Boot award last term, he failed to find the net in the opening eight matches of the season for Spurs. That led to him being dropped by Conte for last week’s clash with Leicester. However, Son bounced back from that setback in incredible fashion. He came off the bench on the hour mark, but the star fired an incredible hat-trick to fire Spurs to a 6-2 win over the Foxes. READ MORE ON FOOTBALLThe Ili-strator Spurs ace and World Cup hero Ilie Dumitrescu now proud art gallery owner Now he has continued that stunning form by rescuing his country late...
    REAL MADRID star David Alaba scored a worldie with his first touch of the league season. The Austria international, 30, came straight off the bench to bury a free-kick and seal Madrid's 2-1 win over Almeria on Sunday night. 1Alaba headed onto the pitch as a substitute to immediately score the winner from a delightful free-kickCredit: Getty Alaba Free kick vs Almeria???? pic.twitter.com/6KVkEYoXZq— ???????????? (@losblancoszone) August 14, 2022 In the 73rd minute, Los Blancos were given the chance on the edge of the Almeria box as Modric was fouled. Alaba was waiting to be substituted when the kick was awarded. The defender immediately ran to where the ball was placed and insisted on taking it. His left-footed curler found the top corner, brushing the post on it's way in and sending Real ahead. READ MORE IN FOOTBALLTRANSFER NEWS Barcelona asked to sign Messi by Xavi, Newcastle in for £40m Connor Gallagher The Champions League winners went in behind at half time as former Man Utd prospect Largie Ramazani scored after six minutes. But Lucas Vasquez netted on the hour mark...
    RAVEL MORRISON wowed fans with a stunning free-kick for Jamaica in a 3-1 win over Suriname. The Derby County star, 29, has returned to form this year with five goals and four assists for the Rams. 2Ravel Morrison reminded fans of his talent with a wonderful free-kick for JamaicaCredit: PA 2Morrison whipped in the free-kick from around 25 yards outCredit: CONCACAF That has earned him international recognition with the Reggae Boyz and he did not disappoint in Tuesday's CONCACAF Nations League game. Jamaica were awarded a free-kick at least 25 yards from goal and Morrison whipped the ball up and over the wall before it nestled in the top corner. It was a fine strike from the former United player and a reminder of the talent he possesses. Supporters on social media were quickly raving about the free-kick and lavished praise on the midfielder. Read More on Man UtdFree bets! The best free bets and sign up offers available from our bookmaker partners MAN UTD NEWS Man Utd 'closest' to Nunez signing, Red Devils prepared to make de Jong offer...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO fancies himself as quit the set-piece specialist but the Manchester United star is no match for his son. Footage shows 11-year-old Cristiano Jr showing his dad how it's done with a stunning free-kick goal. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 433 (@433) 2Cristiano Ronaldo Jr delighted fans with a sumptuous free-kickCredit: Instagram 2Cristiano Jr showed his dad how it's doneCredit: Getty In a video posted to Instagram Cristiano Jr is seen lining up an effort from quite some distance. And with expert technique he curls it over the mannequins mimicking a free-kick wall, finding the top corner. Cristiano Jr's talent should not come as too much of a surprise though. The youngster is part of United's academy set-up, and even wears his dad's iconic No7 jersey. Read More On Man UtdUnited news Man Utd 'eye' Richarlison, Ten Hag DESPERATE for Ronaldo to stay Fans on social media were loving his effort and couldn't help but poke fun at United star Ronaldo in the process. Despite CR7 netting 55 free-kick goals...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO'S hat-trick fired Manchester United to a crucial win over Norwich despite them suffering an almighty scare against the basement boys. The Portuguese superstar got them off to a flyer by rifling home the opener after just seven minutes. 4Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Manchester United with an incredible hat-trick against NorwichCredit: Reuters 4Teemu Pukki races off in celebration after firing Norwick level against UnitedCredit: Rex 4Cristiano Ronaldo had headed the Red Devils into a two-goal leadCredit: Getty 4Ronaldo scored twice in the first half before the Norwich comebackCredit: AFP The 37-year-old then doubled the advantage just after the half hour mark by heading home Alex Telles' cross. But just as United appeared like they would run away with it, Kieran Dowell got Norwich back into it in the dying seconds of the first half. Ronaldo missed the chance to grab a hat-trick moments after the restart when firing wide before the Canaries stunned Old Trafford into silence. Teemu Pukki, who created his team's first, got them back on level terms after an agonising VAR check. READ MORE FOOTBALLMan Utd...
    Lionel Messi is the world's greatest player, after being crowned the Ballon D'or winner for 2021. The shouts for him being the greatest of all time are growing louder, and it comes as no surprise that devising a top six out of 758 goals is tough. 7Lionel Messi beat Robert Lewandowski to the Ballon D'or in 2021.Credit: AFP Messi's time at Barcelona saw him play his part in some sensational team goals, with assistance coming from greats such as Ronaldinho, Luis Suarez, Neymar JR, Xavi, Iniesta and more. The greatest of all time has scored some wonderful goals in his time, most of them coming for Barcelona, as he has yet to really hit his stride at PSG under Mauricio Pochettino, despite scoring a glorious long range effort against Manchester City in the Champions League. We have narrowed down 17 years of greatness thus far into just SIX goals. Check out our six favourites below... FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN NEW CUSTOMER DEALS 6) Messi vs ARSENAL Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal - March 8, 2011 7Arsenal beat...
    Bachelorette Season 11 Alums Pay Tribute to Clint Arlis Huge lawsuit settlements people have won against companies James Ward-Prowse is a machine when it comes to scoring incredible free kick goals and he did it once again for Southampton. Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad This was perhaps his best-ever. [ MORE: How to watch Premier League in USA ]  The Saints skipper hammered home a beauty from distance late on as his side lost 3-1 but almost made it 2-2 after trailing 2-0 with six minutes to go. Ward-Prowse is known for curling spectacular free kicks into the top corner but on this one he said ‘you know what, I’m going to smash it into the top corner. No messing around.’ And he did just that. Click play on the video above time and time again to watch another superb Ward-Prowse goal, as this was one of his best-ever free kicks, and he certainly has a fine collection for it to compete with. Latest Premier League news Premier League schedule: How to watch live,...
    LEEDS UNITED put considerable daylight between themselves and the relegation zone with a much-needed win over Burnley. The Whites ran out 3-1 winners over Sean Dyche's relegation strugglers, who started the day in 18th place. 4Jack Harrison fired Leeds into the lead in the 39th minuteCredit: GETTY 4An elated Harrison celebrates giving the Whites the leadCredit: GETTY 4A stunning free-kick from Maxwel Cornet put Burnley back on level termsCredit: GETTY 4Stuart Dallas sealed victory for Marcelo Bielsa's side in the 77th minuteCredit: Reuters First and second-half strikes from Jack Harrison and Stuart Dallas saw Marcelo Bielsa's troops pick up their first win in their last five league matches. Following an end-to-end start to the match, the home side almost took the lead in the 18th minute through an audacious chip from Raphinha. But unfortunately for the Brazilian and the Elland Road faithful, his cheeky effort hit Wayne Hennessey's crossbar. Hennessey was forced into a good save three minutes later when Junior Firpo got on the end of a Mateusz Klich cross. Harrison. however, eventually broke the deadlock in the 39th...
    DAVID BECKHAM says his iconic free-kick against Greece was the moment England fans “forgave me”. Twenty years ago today Becks scored in injury-time at Old Trafford to book a 2002 World Cup spot. 3David Beckham's free-kick against Greece sent England to Korea & Japan in 2002Credit: News Group Newspapers Ltd 3Becks was skipper for the crucial World Cup qualifier at Old TraffordCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd 3He saw red at France '98 after aiming this kick at Diego SimeoneCredit: ITV He was public enemy No 1 after his red as Argentina dumped us out at France ’98. And Beckham said: “That was the moment that England supporters forgave me for what had happened a few years before. “For me personally, that was redemption for what had happened — because up until then, there was always that cloud around the sending-off.” Manchester United icon Beckham saw red for lashing out at Diego Simeone in the last 16 in 1998. Golden Balls admitted: “That goal against Greece was when I felt the real England fans, and the fans that disliked me for a...
    MANCHESTER UNITED outclassed Everton at Old Trafford as they eased to a 4-0 win in their final pre-season game of the summer. The Red Devils scored three of their goals in the first half with Mason Greenwood opening the scoring after just eight minutes. 6Mason Greenwood opened the scoring for Manchester United following a mix-up between Jordan Pickford and Lucas DigneCredit: PA 6Greenwood is looking to better his tally of seven Premier League goals he managed last seasonCredit: Getty Greenwood capitalised on a mix-up at the back from Jordan Pickford and Paul Pogba to tap home into an empty net. Harry Maguire then doubled United's lead with a textbook towering header after getting on the end of a Luke Shaw corner. And Bruno Fernandes curled home a beautiful free-kick just before the half-hour mark. Diogo Dalot then capped off the fantastic performance with a looping header in second half stoppage time. More to follow... BETTING SPECIAL - GET LEICESTER AT 60/1 OR MAN CITY AT 30/1 6Harry Maguire doubled United's lead over Everton after getting on the end of a...
    BRUNO FERNANDES gave fans an exciting look of things to come as he scored a stunning free-kick against Everton. United hosted Everton at Old Trafford in their last pre-season friendly before opening their campaign against Leeds next Saturday. 6Bruno Fernandes scored a stunning free-kick against EvertonCredit: Getty 6Bruno Fernandes celebrates his free-kick against EvertonCredit: Getty ???????????????????????????????????? ????#MUFC @B_Fernandes8— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 7, 2021 Mason Greenwood, 19, got them off to a perfect start by opening the scoring eight minutes in. And on the 15th minute, captain Harry Maguire, 28, doubled the scoring. But talisman Fernandes, 26, scored the pick of the bunch with an expertly-placed free-kick just outside the box. It was evidently too hard for United fans not to share their excitement, even if it was scored in a friendly. One said: "What a goal." Another said: "Amazing, Bruno." One commented: "Oh that's brilliant. Wow." Another commented: "BRUNO. IS. BACK." 6 6 6 6 Fernandes, for the second season running, picked up United's player of the year awarded. ...
    LIONEL MESSI led Argentina to the Copa America semi-finals thanks to another masterful performance against Ecuador - and extended his free-kick goalscoring record over Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi had already set up the other two when he scored a stunner in stoppage time to bring the Albiceleste just one step away from the final. 7Lionel Messi put on another magical performance to send Argentina into the Copa America semi-finalsCredit: Getty 7He wrapped up the 3-0 win with his 58th career free-kick goal into the top cornerCredit: AP #CopaAmérica ????¡Bombazo! Lionel Messi la clavó de tiro libre para el 3-0 final de @Argentina sobre @LaTri???????? Argentina ???? Ecuador ????????#VibraElContinente #VibraOContinente pic.twitter.com/FcvQrHuRka— Copa América (@CopaAmerica) July 4, 2021 Lionel Scaloni’s men dominated throughout the encounter at the Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico Stadium, especially in the first half where they created a raft of goalscoring opportunities. The Argentines came close to opening the scoring on 14 minutes when Lautaro Martinez got the ball inside the box and flicked it over Hernan Galindez before producing a volley that was blocked by Robert Arboleda. Then...
    LEICESTER CITY midfielder James Maddison has shown England boss Gareth Southgate what he's missing with a sensational free-kick during summer training. The 24-year-old failed to make the provisional 33-man squad for Euro 2020 this summer as he was left out of the Three Lions set-up. 5James Maddison composed himself before taking the free-kickCredit: Instagram / @madders 5His technique was superb as he struck the ball up and over the wallCredit: Instagram / @madders 5And it swerved perfectly before clipping the post and nestling in the netCredit: Instagram / @madders But he is continuing to put in the graft during the off-season as he looks to stake a claim for a place in the England squad in the future. Maddison, who scored 11 goals and assisted ten more in the 2020-21 campaign for Leicester, filmed himself whipping a wonderful free-kick in off the post and shared the footage with his Instagram followers. Captioning the superb effort, he added: "Free kick fun after training today. Swipe for the outcome." Maddison's video comes just days after Southgate admitted England's set-piece delivery has not...
    PAUL POGBA delivered a stunning ball through to Karim Benzema to set up France's second goal against Portugal. The Manchester United star lofted a ball over the defence and Benzema timed his run to perfection to score. It counts for Karim Benzema!Watch and listen on the BBChttps://t.co/6c4ifcB76Q#PORFRA #Euro2020 #bbceuro2020 pic.twitter.com/6W3Bg6Cevl— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) June 23, 2021 1Karim Benzema slots home after Paul Pogba's passCredit: EPA It was a sensational delivery from Pogba and Benzema was just onside despite the flag initially going up. Pogba had served warning to Portugal in the first half when his raking through ball released Kylian Mbappe but goalkeeper Rui Patricio denied the striker. Benzema's second goal of the night gave France a 2-1 lead after Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half penalty was cancelled out by Benzema's spot-kick. But Ronaldo came up trumps again as he converted another penalty to become the joint top scorer in men's international football. EURO 2020 FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN NEW CUSTOMER DEALS Most read in FootballLive BlogSWEDEN 3 POLAND 2Heartbreak for Poles as Claesson nets in...
    THIERRY HENRY showed class is permanent with a stunning 'weaker foot' free-kick during Belgium training. The Frenchman bent a delightful left-footed effort in from the edge of the box and Manchester City ace Kevin De Bruyne was amazed by his talent. 3Thierry Henry scored a sublime free-kick in Belgium training 3The Frenchman bent the free-kick into the top corner with his weaker foot Henry, 43, lined up for the direct free-kick with the ball around 25 yards from goal. And the Arsenal legend casually approached before curling the ball up and over the wall and into the top right corner. The keeper remained rooted to the spot as 'cool as a cucumber' Henry just turned away and nonchalantly strolled toward the camera. A laughing Romelu Lukaku approached and began dragging the Premier League icon back toward the changing room. Lukaku said: "Come man, record top scorers don't need this." The hilarious footage then cut to De Bruyne walking off the pitch joking about the quality of the France legend. He said: "That's the issue we've been training for half an...
    (CNN)A spectacular tribute was paid to Argentina legend Diego Maradona before the nation's opening game of the 2021 Copa América on Monday night. Maradona, an Argentine icon and widely considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, died after suffering heart failure in November last year.Before Argentina's 1-1 draw against Chile at Estádio Nilton Santos in Rio de Janiero, an extraordinary light show with futuristic effects paid tribute to "El Pelusa." It saw a holographic version of Maradona kick the ball to himself in the center of the pitch while the shirt he wore changed between the teams he used to play for, from Barcelona to Napoli to Newell's Old Boys. ¡GRACIAS, DIEGO! ????Emotivo homenaje al astro Diego Armando Maradona ???????? en la CONMEBOL #CopaAmérica ????¡Eterno ????!#VibraElContinente pic.twitter.com/vHKGeXugKm— Copa América (@CopaAmerica) June 14, 2021 It also paid homage to some iconic moments from his glittering career, all framed in the iconic No. 10 he used to wear, in particular the wonder goal he scored against England in the 1986 World Cup. Read MoreArgentina was making its first major...
    MANCHESTER UNITED forward Amad Diallo scored a sensational stoppage time free-kick to give his Ivory Coast side victory over Burkina Faso. The 18-year-old, who came on as a substitute, stepped up in the dying embers of the game to whip a majestic free-kick into the top corner from 20 yards out to win the friendly for his side. WIN £50,000! Play Dream Team Euros – our FREE fantasy football game Amad Diallo wins it for Ivory Coast in the 96th minute ???????? (via @swannymedia)pic.twitter.com/JpD8EWRAuT— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) June 5, 2021 2Diallo posted this picture of him celebrating on social media after the gameCredit: https://www.instagram.com/amaddiallo19/ Diallo's strike completed Ivory Coast's comeback after PSV Eindhoven midfielder Ibrahim Sangare had levelled things midway through the second half following Lassina Traore’s opener. The goal was Diallo's first for his country in what was only his second cap for the national team. And the goal at the death led to jubilant scenes around the Stade Olympique d’Ebimpe - Ivory Coast's national stadium. He will now be hoping his superb strike will put him in the frame...
    FORMER Manchester United winger Bebe drew on inspiration from Cristiano Ronaldo to give Rayo Vallecano a convincing win over Leganes on Thursday. The Spanish sides met in the first leg of the Segunda Division play-off semi-final, with Rayo Vallecano winning 3-0. WIN £50,000! Play Dream Team Euros – our FREE fantasy football game   One-time Manchester United winger Bebé scores twice in a 25-minute cameo as Rayo Vallecano take a huge step back to La Liga with a 3-0 win over Leganés in playoff semi-final first leg. The second was a very Bebé goal. pic.twitter.com/NCCawie4wB— Colin Millar (@Millar_Colin) June 3, 2021 2Bebe failed to make an impression at Old Trafford, appearing just seven times for Manchester United 2 The tie was closely fought until the home side score three goals in the last 20 minutes, with Bebe grabbing two. His first was exquisite, with the former Premier League ace taking on a defender before striking the ball left-footed under goalkeeper Asier Riesgo. Riesgo may have let the error affect him as he was also partially at fault for Bebe's second. But the...
    TOTTENHAM are in Croatia as they look to progress through to the Europa League quarter-final stage. Jose Mourinho's side lead 2-0 after the first-leg in London, where Harry Kane was on song with a stylish brace. 1Kane was superb as Spurs took control of the tie in the first legCredit: EPA When is Dinamo Zagreb vs Tottenham? This last-16 second leg is all set for Thursday, March 18. Kick-off is at 5.55pm GMT. Spurs are chasing their first European trophy since 1984. Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on? You can catch this game live on BT Sport 1. Coverage will start at 5pm. If you want to stream, download the BT Sport app if you're a subscriber or have BT Broadband. How can I watch for free?  EE customers can get BT Sport INCLUDED to their plan at no extra cost if they are on a plan with Smart Benefits - simply log in to EE and choose BT Sport app. And then get it on the big screen by texting SPORT to 150 to get a FREE three-month trial of large screen...
    ATALANTA pulled off an outrageous 'moving wall' free-kick routine in their loss to Real Madrid last night. Luis Muriel buried his strike from 25 yards past Thibaut Courtois in the Champions League last 16 tie. 2Atalanta's brilliant free-kick routine caught Real Madrid by surpriseCredit: BT Sport Atalanta tried out something different for their free-kick routine vs. Real Madrid.They built their own moving wall, too! ????It worked, as Luis Muriel found the back of the net with a dipping effort ???? pic.twitter.com/VJQXkyXJfJ— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) March 16, 2021 And he was helped by his team-mates' brilliant plan to distract the Real Madrid goalkeeper. Muriel, 29, lined up to take the free-kick seven minutes before the end in the Spanish capital. Courtois built a four-man wall and had another Real team-mate lay on the floor to prevent Muriel from going low. But the Serie A side had their own clever ideas too. Three of Muriel's team-mates lined up halfway between the free-kick taker and the Real Madrid wall. And when the referee blew his whistle for the kick to be...
    LIONEL MESSI scored his 650th Barcelona goal with a stunning free-kick to maintain the club's title push. The Argentine has hit the headlines this week after his stunning wages were revealed and showed he is worth every penny with a superb effort. MAJESTIC free kick from Lionel Messi for his 650th goal! ????Worth every penny, right? ???????? pic.twitter.com/8ck8D1eOyY— Premier Sports ???? (@PremierSportsTV) January 31, 2021 5Lionel Messi curled in an amazing free-kick into the top cornerCredit: EPA From around 25-yards out in the centre of the goal, Messi hit a brilliant effort into the top corner with pinpoint precision. The goalkeeper could only stand and watch as it whistled into the corner despite the opponent's best attempts to keep it out. It's another milestone for the mini maestro with 456 of his 650 goals coming in LaLiga. Maybe he is worth his £123million-a-year contract at the Nou Camp after all. Barcelona's lead lasted for 29 minutes until Athletic Bilbao grabbed an equaliser through Jordi Alba's own goal. A teasing cross from Raul Garcia was...
    LUIS SUAREZ scored a stunning free-kick for Atletico Madrid as they continued their stroll at the top of LaLiga. Suarez netted twice in their 4-2 win at Cadiz to move ten points clear at the top. Wow...what a PERFECT free kick from a long way out by Luis Suarez! ????The Atleti striker simply cant stop scoring this season ???? pic.twitter.com/521rsHz6rN— Premier Sports ???? (@PremierSportsTV) January 31, 2021 2Luis Suarez scored a stunning free-kick for Atletico MadridCredit: Getty Images - Getty Suarez opened the scoring in the 28th minute with his sensational effort from 25 yards. Cadiz equalised through Alvaro Negredo but the visitors responded by reclaiming the lead through Saul Niguez's flick. Atletico extended their lead in the second half when Suarez netted again. The former Barcelona striker scored from the penalty spot for Diego Simeone's side. Negredo added his second of the game but Atletico rounded off the win with a late effort from Koke. Suarez has been in sensational form for the club since leaving Barca at the end of last season. The former...
    BRUNO FERNANDES stepped off the bench to prove the hero for Manchester United again as they knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup. The Portuguese bent in a close-range free-kick for the winner as the Red Devils claimed a 3-2 win over Jurgen Klopp's men at Old Trafford. WHAT A HIT!Bruno Fernandes ????Watch Man Utd v Liverpool in the #FACup LIVE on @BBCOne, @BBCiPlayer and online: https://t.co/bt0ZES1Qac#MUNLIV #bbcfootball pic.twitter.com/m0GxrWxVCN— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) January 24, 2021 7Bruno Fernandes sent Manchester United into the FA Cup fifth roundCredit: Reuters 7The midfielder emerged from the bench to bend in the winnerCredit: Reuters 7Marcus Rashford pounced on a defensive mistake to slot past AlissonCredit: Reuters 7Mohamed Salah had hauled Liverpool level from close-rangeCredit: Getty Images - Getty 7The Egyptian had ended Liverpool's recent goal drought with a dinked effortCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN SIGN UP OFFERS HERE 7Mason Greenwood fired home the equaliser minutes laterCredit: Getty Images - Getty 7The England starlet chested down a diagonal switch from RashfordCredit: Getty Images - Getty Most read in...
    GRANIT XHAKA repaid Mikel Arteta's faith with a stunning free-kick past Chelsea on Sunday. The Arsenal manager reintroduced Xhaka to his line-up for the London derby after a ban for a petulant red card against Burnley. Unstoppable! ????Granit Xhaka leaves Edouard Mendy with absolutely no chance as he curls a superb free-kick into the top corner! ???????? Watch on Sky Sports PL???? Follow #ARSCHE here: https://t.co/FDUP4uJXb0???? Download the @SkySports app! pic.twitter.com/ub0hfw30MW— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) December 26, 2020 With the Gunners already 1-0 up after Alexandre Lacazette's penalty, the Swiss midfielder had the chance to cap a stunning first-half for his side. Standing over a free-kick some 25 yards out, he whipped it past Edouard Mendy to double Arsenal's lead. Xhaka held a single finger in the air for a muted celebration, while being mobbed by overjoyed team-mates. With his first goal in over 11 months, the 28-year-old's strike marked the Gunners' remarkable Boxing Day resurrection. Not since November 1 had Arteta's men even held the lead in a Premier League game. And Xhaka's three-match ban saw the team...
    GARETH BALE wound back the clock with a moment of magic to spark Tottengham to the win – in a display which suggests his best days are now a thing of the past. The wide-mans dipping 30-yard free-kick could only be parried into the path of Vinicius top score and set the London club on the way to top spot in Group J. 3Gareth Bale came within a whisker of scoring the opener with this free-kick Bales technique is ABSURD ????Spurs wingers incredible free-kick attempt leads to an easy Vinicius goal! ????#UEL pic.twitter.com/A2tQvk9PZl— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 10, 2020 But that flash of skill aside, the former Real Madrid man struggled to do anything to excite the fans on his first outing in front of them since his comeback at the start of the season. When Spurs forked agreed to fork out £20million in loan fees and wages to bring the prodigal son back to North London they knew it would take a while for him to get up to speed. It is now two months since he...
    TWO stunning free-kicks by birthday boy James Ward-Prowse helped Southampton to a huge victory against Aston Villa. The Saints have leapt into 3rd in the table after goals from Jannik Vestergaard and Danny Ings added to Ward-Prowse's wonders to down the hosts. 2Ward-Prowse's brilliant set-pieces set Southampton on the road to victory Credit: AFP 2Ward-Prowse celebrates after hitting two free-kicks on his birthday.Credit: EPA Goals from Tyrone Mings, Ollie Watkins and Jack Grealish helped Villa battle down from 4-0 down but it did not prove to be enough for Dean Smith's side. More to follow... Most read in FootballLive Blogvilla 3 southampton 4Saints cling on after amazing Villa fightbackWHAT A MESSMessi kicks ball towards ref in frustration at Barcelona's worst start in 18yrsLive BlogARSENAL 3 DUNDALK 0 - REACTIONGunners coast to win but struggle to break minnows downGAME ONSheffield United vs Man City: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-offART ATTACKArteta's record vs Emery at this stage... more defeats, fewer wins, fewer goals00 NO7Matt Busby offered Sean Connery a Man Utd deal worth £25 a week...
    WIGAN legend Jordi Gomez scored a stunning free-kick from inside his OWN HALF in the Europa League for Omonia Nicosia against PSV Eindhoven. The Spanish midfielder, 35, caught PSV napping with a sweetly struck quick free-kick after 29 minutes. STOP THAT RIGHT NOW! Keemar Roofe, is that you!? ????Omonia Nicosias Jordi Gómez has just done this... pic.twitter.com/F5mAYRNF6J— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 29, 2020 6Jordi Gomez approaches the ball after a free-kick is givenCredit: BT Sport 6Gomez sends his effort flying from inside his own halfCredit: BT Sport 6The ball flies over everyone towards the goalCredit: BT Sport 6PSV keeper Yvon Mvogo was stuck in no man's landCredit: BT Sport 6The ball landed perfectly over the line Credit: BT Sport The former Latics ace's wondergoal came just a week after Rangers' Kemar Roofe bagged his own extraordinary strike from his own half. Roofe's effort was from open play against Standard Liege in the same competition - prompting boss Steven Gerrard to claim his strike was the best he has ever seen live. Veteran Gomez - who won...
    MANCHESTER UNITED youngster Arnau Puigmal starred with a superb free-kick in a draw with Arsenal's Under-23s side. Saturday's match-up of the Premier League reserves finished 3-3 with Spanish midfielder Puigmal grabbing a brace. View this post on Instagram ????⚽️ @manchesterunited A post shared by Arnau Puigmal Martínez (@arnaupuigmal8) on Oct 18, 2020 at 3:17am PDT One of the moments of the match at Boreham Wood's Meadow Park came when Puigmal lined up a free-kick from 20 yards out. The 19-year-old sweetly hit the ball to the near-post, curling inwards to beat the diving goalkeeper. And he was naturally pleased with his first United goal of the campaign, uploading the clip to his Instagram alongside a picture of his celebration. MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest United news Puigmal scored in the third minute and again after the break, mopping up the rebound after missing a penalty. A 3-1 lead was established when Joe Hugill, a summer signing from Sunderland, netted. But Arsenal, who had Reiss Nelson and William Saliba among their U23s, worked their way back...
    THIS is the moment Wayne Rooney scored a stunning 87th minute free-kick to snatch victory for Derby against Norwich. The Manchester United legend demonstrated once again that he's still got it with a wonderful moment of quality to claim a crucial first win of the season for Phillip Cocu's side in the Championship. Wayne Rooney has still got it ????Watch his late match-winning free-kick for Derby against Norwich!Recap here: https://t.co/VPDICNiL4M pic.twitter.com/225CQ9YRBb— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) October 3, 2020 2Wayne Rooney's stunning free-kick could not be kept out, despite keeper Tim Krul's best effortsCredit: Getty Images - Getty 2Rooney's was mobbed by his teammates after he stole victory at the deathCredit: Getty Images - Getty It was a smash and grab victory for the Rams in a game that required the goalkeeping talents of David Marshall to keep them in it. Then it fell to Rooney to provide the moment of magic to ease the pressure on his Dutch manager. The 34-year-old, who is England's all-time top goal scorer, stood over the ball from just outside the D...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO has added another notch to his belt by netting his 100th international goal. The Portuguese superstar looked like he would have to wait a few more weeks before reaching the landmark due to injury. 1Cristiano Ronaldo has just the 100 club at international levelCredit: AFP Ronaldo, 35, was ruled out of the Uefa Nations League match against Croatia on Saturday. The Juventus hitman was absent from training on Thursday with a toe injury and was subsequently left out last weekend. That left him in a race against time to make tonight’s away trip to Sweden. But the ex-Manchester United forward was passed fit and he ensured he marked the occasion by becoming a centurion. And he did it in his usual stunning fashion. After Swede Gustav Svensson was dismissed for a second yellow card on the stroke of half-time, he strode up to slam a right-footed effort from the free-kick straight into the top corner. Most read in FootballWarning'CARING AND ECCENTRIC'Who was Ronnie McNutt and what's happened since his death?FIRED UPDramatic moment hero firefighters chase down cyclist who...
    SEVILLA take on Inter Milan in Germany as the two sides go head to head in the Europa League final. The Spaniards beat Manchester United in a 2-1 victory while Inter Milan managed to demolish Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0 before progressing. 2 Can Sevilla win the tournament for a sixth time?Credit: Getty Images - Getty Sevilla are the most successful team in the history of the Europa League/UEFA Cup, having won the tournament a total of five times. 2 Inter Milan go into the game as underdogs due to Sevilla's impressive Europa recordCredit: Getty Images When is Sevilla vs Inter Milan? Sevilla vs Inter Milan will kick off at 8pm BST on Friday, August 21. The RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne will play host for the match that will be played behind closed doors. Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on? You can catch the game live on BT Sport 1 in the UK. Coverage begins at 7pm. BT customers can download the official app to stream on mobiles, tablets, PC's or games consoles. How...
    FULHAM have one foot in the Championship play-off final after a 2-0 win against Cardiff in the first leg of their semi-final clash. Goals from Josh Onomah and Neeskens Kebano saw the Cottagers take total control in Wales. 3Fulham have one foot in the Championship play-off final after beating Cardiff 2-0Credit: Getty Images - Getty And a place in the final against either Swansea or Brentford awaits as the two sides now prepare for the second leg at Craven Cottage. Cardiff and Fulham were drawing 0-0 at half-time in the first leg of their Championship play-off semi. Fulham were without 26-goal top scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic, with manager Scott Parker saying he had taken a "calculated decision" not to risk the Serbian after a knock. 3Josh Onomah put Fulham ahead with a fine solo strike ahead of the second legCredit: PA:Press Association Cardiff had the early chances with Fulham goalkeeper Marek Rodak pushing out a vicious Leandro Bacuna effort and twice saving from Robert Glatzel. Fulham finished the first half well and Onomah forced Alex Smithies into a fine save before...
    Getty Lionel Messi celebrates his goal Lionel Messi scored a brilliant free-kick for Barcelona to equalize against Osasuna in some style at the Camp Nou on Thursday. The Catalan giants were trailing 1-0 when Messi popped up on the hour mark and fired a brilliant free-kick into the top corner to level the scores for the hosts.
    THE resurrection of Jesus continued at the Etihad – to leave Bournemouth desperately looking for a miracle. Gabriel Jesus ended a nine game goal drought when he scored against Newcastle last week – but now has three in his last three. "Hed be in my top 3 or 4 Premier League players of all time"Graeme Souness is a big fan of David Silva Watch live on Sky Sports Premier League now or follow live: https://t.co/bZoFcDCGXR pic.twitter.com/obpgBw4a0L— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) July 15, 2020 5David Silva opened the scoring with a free-kick 5Gabriel Jesus struck City's second goalCredit: AFP or Licensors It is just what Pep Guardiola needs from his Brazilian forward as he prepares for key matches against Arsenal and Real Madrid in the next three weeks. Meanwhile Eddie Howe is getting to the stage where he needs snookers to extend the Cherries five year stay in the top flight. They are going to require at least four points from their final two matches against Southampton and Everton to have any chance of survival.  And even that might not...
    WAYNE ROONEY left Preston goalkeeper Declan Rudd stunned after he fired an incredible free-kick past him. The 34-year-old produced a moment of magic to give Derby the lead after 18 minutes. 1Wayne Rooney is showing no signs of slowing down for Derby Credit: PA:Press Association   Wayne Rooney ™️Weve seen this a few times during his career...pic.twitter.com/RifJDwWEax— Sky Sports (@SkySports) July 1, 2020 No fans were in attendance for the Championship clash between Derby and Preston at Deepdale. But Rooney still managed to raise the roof as he found the net for the sixth tim this season. The former Manchester United striker curled his effort over the wall and into the far corner. Preston keeper Rudd looked as if he was glued to the ground as he watched the ball fly past him. After footage of the goal went viral on social media, fans went into meltdown. One said: "Worldie of a free kick there." Another added: "What a player!" And one Twitter user asked: "Cracking finish... but why was the keeper standing behind his wall?"...
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