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PSG Retain League Cup, next up Barcelona

Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspired holders Paris Saint-Germain to the first of a potential four trophies this season with a 4-0 win over 10-men Bastia in the League Cup final on Saturday.

In a repeat of the 1995 final, a first half brace by the Swedish star, completed by Edinson Cavani's second half double, kept Ligue 1 leaders PSG in the hunt for an unprecedented quadruple.

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Koeman Expects Last Day Drama in Battle for Europe

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman believes the battle to finish fifth in the Premier League will go to the final day of the season.

Koeman conceded defeat in his side's efforts to break into the top four after the recent defeat against Everton, but Saints' 2-0 home win over relegation-threatened Hull on Saturday moved them up to fifth, two points above Liverpool and Tottenham in the battle for a berth in next season's Europa League.

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Benteke Not Done yet, Says Villa Boss Sherwood

Tim Sherwood has insisted there is more to come from striker Christian Benteke after his Aston Villa side took a giant step towards Premier League survival with a 1-0 win victory away to Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

Benteke's first-half winner ensured former Spurs boss Sherwood made a winning return to White Hart Lane as Villa moved six points clear of the bottom three to ease their relegation fears.

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Real Fired up for Atletico Revenge, Says Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said his side will be out to avenge the humiliation of their 4-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in February when the sides meet in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Los Blancos beat Atletico 4-1 after extra time to win their 10th European Cup in last season's final, but the La Liga champions have turned the tide in the Spanish capital this season with four wins and two draws in six previous meetings this campaign.

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'Perfect Run' only Way for Arsenal to Win Title, Says Wenger

Arsene Wenger has said his Arsenal side need a "perfect run" to have any chance of catching Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Saturday's 1-0 win away to Burnley made it eight league wins in a row for the Gunners for the first time since the 'Invincibles' season of 2003/04.

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Tiger-Esque Spieth Rewrites Masters Record Book

Jordan Spieth completed the greatest 36-hole start in Masters history Friday, firing a six-under par 66 at Augusta National that matched him for the lowest halfway total in any major.

The 21-year-old American stood on 14-under 130 after two rounds, a bogey-free Friday giving Spieth a Masters midpoint record-matching five-stroke lead over compatriot Charley Hoffman.

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Marquez Tops Field in MotoGP Practice

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez posted the fastest practice time Friday for the Grand Prix of Americas, the first of two races to be held this season in North America.

Marquez is seeking the three peat on Sunday after taking his second straight victory last year at the Circuit of Americas track in Austin.

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South Africa's Anderson Battles into Houston Semis

Kevin Anderson survived a five-hour rain delay to clinch a berth in the semi-finals of the U.S. Clay Court Championships with a grueling 7-5, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/3) win over Jeremy Chardy.

The 28-year-old South African didn't wrap up Friday's marathon quarter-final match until 11 hours after he stepped on court to face France's Chardy.

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Hamilton Takes Pole for Mercedes in China

World champion Lewis Hamilton roared to pole position in Saturday's qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix, just pipping Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who stunned the Silver Arrows to win in Malaysia two weeks ago, will start from third on the grid for Sunday's race alongside the Williams of Felipe Massa.

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Italian Cup Final to Feature Goal-Line Technology

Goal-line technology will be used for the Italian Cup final between Juventus and Lazio on June 7, the Italian league president Maurizio Beretta announced on Friday. 

"Negotiations are in an advanced stage with the firm Hawk Eye for the goal-line technology that will be operational for the Italian Cup final this season," Beretta confirmed. 

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