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Football: Man United v Bayern Munich starting line-ups

Starting line-ups for the Champions League quarter-final first leg between Manchester United and holders Bayern Munich at Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday (1845 GMT kick-off): Manchester United (4-3-3) David de Gea; Phil Jones, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic (capt), Alexander Buttner; Michael Carrick, Marouane Fellaini, Ryan Giggs; Antonio Valencia, Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck Coach: David Moyes (SCO) Bayern Munich (4-1-4-1)

Football: Ibra rules out England move as Chelsea come into focus

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Tuesday ruled out any prospect of a move to the English Premier League as his Paris Saint-Germain side prepared to face Chelsea in the Champions League quarter-finals. The French league leaders host the London side in the first leg at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday with Ibrahimovic, who has scored a club record 40 goals in all competitions this season, their talisman.

PSG must go up to another level vs. Chelsea: Blanc

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Paris St Germain must be ruthless in front of goal when they take on 2012 winners Chelsea in a Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, according to coach Laurent Blanc. The Ligue 1 champions-elect are on an eight-game winning streak in all competitions but the former France center back knows Chelsea, under Jose Mourinho, have the experience and defensive know-how to strangle any opposition.

Football: 10-man CSKA thrash Volga to maintain title challenge

Defending champions CSKA Moscow made light of playing the whole of the second-half with 10 men beating Volga Nizhny Novgorod 3-0 on Monday and keep alive their hopes of retaining the league title. Victory for CSKA -- who had Alan Dzagoev sent off in the 41st minute -- puts them on 43 points in third place, five points adrift of leaders and city rivals Lokomotiv Moscow while Zenit St Petersburg sit second on 47 points. All have played 23 matches. CSKA got off to a flying start with a well worked goal in the fifth minute.

Football: Player saves opponent's life in Ukraine game

Dnipropetrovsk's Georgian midfielder Jaba Kankava possibly saved Dynamo Kiev midfielder Oleh Husev's life with his fast reactions after a potentially deadly incident during a Ukrainian top flight match at the weekend. In the 22nd minute of Sunday's tie in Dnipropetrovsk, Husev was knocked down unconscious after a clash with the hosts' goalkeeper Denis Boiko. Kankava, standing nearest, rendered assistance to Husev by without hesitation removing Gusev's tongue from blocking his airwaves.

Football: Real Madrid, Barca keep on Atletico's tail

Gareth Bale scored twice as Real Madrid recovered from two consecutive league defeats to beat Rayo Vallecano 5-0 on Saturday. Atletico Madrid remain top of La Liga as they came from behind away to beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1, while Barcelona rounded off a fine week by overcoming stiff resistance from local rivals Espanyol to win 1-0 thanks to a late Lionel Messi penalty. Victory for all three title contenders means that Atletico maintain their one point lead over Barcelona with Real a further two points adrift in third.

Football: Real Madrid, Barca remain on Atletico's tail

Gareth Bale scored twice as Real Madrid recovered from two consecutive league defeats to beat Rayo Vallecano 5-0 on Saturday. Atletico Madrid remain top of La Liga as they came from behind away to beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1, while Barcelona rounded off a fine week by overcoming stiff resistance from local rivals Espanyol to win 1-0 thanks to a late Lionel Messi penalty. Victory for all three title contenders means that Atletico maintain their one point lead over Barcelona with Real a further two points adrift in third.

RugbyU: Celtic League table

Celtic League table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, bonus points, total points): Leinster 18 14 1 3 436 287 10 68 Munster 18 14 0 4 429 263 7 63 Ulster 18 13 0 5 364 241 8 60 Ospreys 18 10 1 7 454 309 10 52 Glasgow 16 12 0 4 277 235 3 51 Scarlets 17 7 1 9 302 333 6 36 Connacht 17 6 0 11 271 320 8 32 NG Dragons 17 6 1 10 293 351 4 30 Edinburgh 16 6 0 10 280 345 6 30

Football: Flamini makes Man City wait for top spot

Manchester City could not exploit an earlier defeat by Premier League leaders Chelsea and had to be content with a point from a 1-1 draw at Arsenal on Saturday. The visitors looked on course for the summit after taking an 18th-minute lead through David Silva, but Mathieu Flamini earned his side a share of the spoils early in the second half. City would have moved ahead of Chelsea, who had surprisingly lost 1-0 at Crystal Palace, and Liverpool, who are at home to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, had they won, but Chelsea remain at the summit for now.

Football: Zenit beat Amkar to join Lokomotiv on top

Three-time former champions Zenit St Petersburg battled back from a goal down to win 2-1 on the road at Amkar Perm on Saturday to join the move joint top with Lokomotiv Moscow. Zenit and Lokomotiv, who take on city rivals Spartak on Sunday, are both on 47 points, seven ahead of the trio of Moscow sides CSKA, Dynamo and Spartak, who share third spot.
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