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# review - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash

Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.

Palmer takes control with 62 as Tiger, McIlroy battle

The Holywood native struggled to make an impression at the Farmers Insurance Open.

# review - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win NBA

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win

An epic Monday in the NBA served up surprise losses, overtime thrillers and brilliant displays from Ben Simmons and Damian Lillard.

# review - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Messi ensures winning start for new Barcelona boss Setien

The new boss harked back to Guardiola’s days with his selection but like all of his predecessors, ended the night thanking his No.10.

# review - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Atletico Madrid suffer shock loss to La Liga strugglers

A lifeless performance in poor conditions saw Diego Simeone’s men beaten by Eibar.

Casemiro the unlikely hero as Real Madrid edge Sevilla

The Brazilian defensive midfielder scored a brace as his side moved three points clear of Barcelona.

Westwood surges into Abu Dhabi lead as Lowry misses cut

Francesco Laporta surrendered his advantage at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship as Lee Westwood shot seven under to hit the front.

# review - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose

LeBron James had a double-double, but the Los Angeles Lakers were stunned by the Orlando Magic.

# review - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Mbappe at the double amid VAR controversy in PSG-Monaco clash

The reigning champions benefited from some contentious decisions this evening.

# review - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

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LeBron leads Lakers past Cavs to ninth straight win, Gilgeous-Alexander breaks Shaq record

The Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a ninth straight win to continue their fine form in the NBA.

# review - Monday 13 January, 2020

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Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence

The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Denver Nuggets as Kyrie Irving made his long-awaited comeback.

Packers hold off Seahawks to advance from playoffs and move a step closer to Super Bowl NFL

Packers hold off Seahawks to advance from playoffs and move a step closer to Super Bowl

The Green Bay Packers overcame the Seattle Seahawks to reach the NFC Championship Game.

# review - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Neymar at the double but Leicester loanee thwarts PSG in six-goal thriller

Islam Slimani secured a point for Monaco.

Ronaldo continues goalscoring form to help Juventus go top of Serie A

Victory over Roma sees Juve overtake Inter.

Ramos scores the decisive penalty to win the Supercopa for Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos kept his cool as his side saw off Madrid rivals Atletico in a shootout in Saudi Arabia.

Aguero breaks two goalscoring records in City's trouncing of Villa

Danny Drinkwater endured an Aston Villa debut to forget as the champions ran riot.

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season

Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn the Hornets a 3-0 win at Bournemouth.

Cagey South Wales derby ends all square

There was no splitting fierce rivals Cardiff City and Swansea City in the Welsh capital.

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland

Williams beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3 6-4 in the women’s final in New Zealand.

Spike O’Sullivan stopped in 11th round of gallant effort against Munguia

The Cork man hurt Munguia in the third before the Mexican seized control of a gruelling fight.

49ers march on after vanquishing Vikings

The San Francisco 49ers moved a step closer to the Super Bowl with a comfortable win.

Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore

The New England Patriots one week, the Baltimore Ravens the next. The Tennessee Titans caused another upset on Saturday.

# review - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Saracens keep Champions Cup defence alive, four sides now confirmed for quarter-finals

Rhys Carre’s early red card made life difficult for his side.

Jorginho, Abraham and Hudson-Odoi provide home comforts for Lampard

Chelsea were 3-0 winners against Burnley in a game which saw more VAR controversy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspires Milan on first start

His team won and scored for the first time in four Serie A matches.

# review - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Iheanacho equaliser leaves Leicester's Carabao Cup semi-final with Aston Villa finely poised

It’s all to play for in the return leg at Villa Park.

Real Madrid breeze by Valencia into Supercopa final

Kroos, Isco and Modric were on target in a game controversially staged in Saudi Arabia.

# review - Monday 6 January, 2020

Ibrahimovic can't inspire AC Milan to win on return

The Swedish striker appeared off the bench amid a stalemate with struggling Sampdoria today.

Ronaldo hat-trick helps Juventus reclaim top spot after four-goal rout

The defending champions defeated Cagliari on Monday.

Seahawks power past Eagles in NFL playoffs NFL

Seahawks power past Eagles in NFL playoffs

DK Metcalf starred in the wild-card round victory.

# review - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Hudson-Odoi stars in Blues' comfortable FA Cup win over Forest

Frank Lampard’s side are into the fourth round.

Lucas strike averts FA Cup upset as Spurs deny Boro

Ashley Fletcher’s goal put Middlesbrough on course to cause an upset.

End of New England dynasty? Titans stun Brady's Patriots in NFL playoffs NFL

End of New England dynasty? Titans stun Brady's Patriots in NFL playoffs

Deshaun Watson helped the Houston Texans complete a memorable comeback against the Buffalo Bills in overtime meanwhile.

# review - Saturday 4 January, 2020

De Jong sent off as Espanyol rescue late derby draw against Barcelona

Frenkie de Jong was sent off in the second half as Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw by Espanyol in the derby.

10-try Sarries crush Worcester, Gloucester claim derby win over Bath

Five tries in each half saw Premiership basement side Saracens make light work of the Warriors.

City prevail after Pope enjoys his FA Cup moment, while Foxes are too strong for Wigan

Pep Guardiola’s team hit Port Vale for four goals but Tom Pope had a moment to savour.

Doherty goal disallowed as sluggish United play out stalemate with Wolves

A largely frustrating FA Cup game finally came to life late on, but neither side could find a winner.

Harden hits 44 points in Rockets victory while Davis and LeBron shine for Lakers

There was plenty of NBA action on Friday.

# review - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Jahanbakhsh's late stunner for Brighton pegs back Chelsea

The winger scored for a second game running as Brighton battled to a point at home to Chelsea.

# review - Monday 30 December, 2019

Ireland U21 star Jason Knight ends Rams' long wait for a win ahead of Rooney bow

Wayne Rooney watched on as the 18-year-old Dubliner scored twice against Charlton.