Sky Sports News Wire
Ton up for Ox
On a drizzly night at the Emirates Stadium there were three moments to savour. Two of them accounted for the 2-0 scoreline. The other was a stunning piece of skill by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that deserved the same reward.
It was not a night on which Liverpool could resolve any of their troubles, but Brendan Rodgers must have hoped, pleaded, and prayed for better.
Defensive focus pleases Wenger
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praised his team's "focus" as they overcame Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at the Emirates to once again qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League.
Mandzukic sends Atleti through
Mario Mandzukic's hat-trick in a 4-0 home won over OIympiacos saw Atletico Madrid qualify for the Champions League last 16.
Rodgers: We showed character
Brendan Rodgers hailed the character of his Liverpool team after they drew 2-2 with Ludogorets in Sofia on Matchday 5.
Cummings sacked for comments
John Cummings has been removed from his position as Vice President of the Northumberland Football Association after being found guilty of a sexist remark against a female referee, reports Sky Sports News HQ reporter Keith Downie.
Lambert hails improved display
Rickie Lambert was devastated by Ludogorets' late equaliser but believes Liverpool have silenced their critics.
Monaco edge past Leverkusen
Lucas Ocampos' tap-in guided Monaco to a 1-0 Champions League victory at Bayer Leverkusen to blow Group C wide open.
Anderlecht out despite victory
Anderlecht picked up their first win in the Champions League group stage with victory over 10-man Galatasaray, but still exited the competition after Arsenal beat Borussia Dortmund.
Defence pleases Mertesacker
Per Mertesacker hailed Arsenal's defensive display after their 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund which confirmed their place in the last 16 of the Champions League
Real win to wrap up top spot
Real Madrid ensured they will go through to the Champions League knockout stages as group winners after a 1-0 win over Basel.
CL review: Madrid duo win
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 71st Champions League goal to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win at Basel as they maintained their 100 per cent record in Group B.
Win puts Juventus in control
Juventus ended their away-day blues to reignite their chances of progressing from Group A of the Champions League with a 2-0 win away to Malmo.
Cook focuses on positives
England captain Alastair Cook is taking the positives from his side's narrow defeat to Sri Lanka in the opening one-day international in Colombo.
Challenge chance for Reed
Patrick Reed has replaced his fellow American Jim Furyk in the select 18-man field for next week's World Challenge charity event hosted by Tiger Woods.
White books spot in round two
Six-time World Championship finalist Jimmy White booked a second-round showdown with Ding Junhui after beating fellow veteran Dave Harold in the UK Championship in York.
Tottenham role for Mitchell
Tottenham have confirmed the appointment of Paul Mitchell as their new Head of Recruitment and Analysis.
Zenit edge out Benfica
Zenit St Petersburg captain Danny threw Andre Villas-Boas' side a Champions League lifeline as his goal earned them a patchy 1-0 victory over Benfica.
Colt gets the nod for Redskins
Colt McCoy will start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins against Indianapolis on Sunday, head coach Jay Gruden has confirmed.
Martinez: Barkley no diver
Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists Ross Barkley is no diver and claims the incident where the midfielder went to ground in Saturday's game against West Ham "has been blown out of proportion".
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