PARIS, February 28 (Prensa Latina) Olympique Lyonnais became the first player to reach the semi-finals of the French Football Cup today, as they beat Grenoble 2-1 at home, despite a notable absence.
At the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium, Les Jones scored two goals from the young Bradley Barkola (20 years old) in the 24th minute and Brazilian Givinho (23) in the 38th minute, while Amine El Sebaei reduced the visit in the 74th minute.
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DUBAI, February 28 (Prensa Latina) Canadian tennis player Felix Auger-Aliassime, the fourth seed, advanced today with some shocks to the second round of the Dubai Open, after defeating Frenchman Maxime Cressi 7-6 (7/4). 6 and 6-3.
Auger-Aliassime made good use of his opponent’s 25 double faults and better first serve efficiency (62 against 52 percent) to beat his opponent, who scored 27 aces and led the American on the starting point and won the second.
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BRISTOL, UK, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Manchester City validated their favorite today with a 3-0 victory over Bristol City to reach the quarter-finals of the Football Association Cup (FA Cup).
Phil Foden scored two goals (minutes seven and 74) and Belgian Kevin De Bruyne (81) scored the goals of the team coached by Spain’s Josep “Pep” Guardiola.
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TORINO, Italy, February 28 (Prensa Latina) Juventus bounced back from Turin twice to lead Torino 4-2 in Serie A matchday 24 and climb to seventh place.
Despite earning a 15-point penalty, the Bianconeri could still qualify for Europe, being six units behind Atalanta, who are currently Italian in the Conference League, and only 10 behind the Champions League places.
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