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Basel 0 – Manchester City 4: Ilkay Gundogan brace inspires Champions League thumping

But Pep Guardiola’s team will be the first to acknowledge they will have to overcome far stiffer challenges than outclassed Basel if they are to lift the trophy for the first time.  “It’s over 180 minutes but we are almost there,” said Guardiola. “I’m not saying it’s done because in football anything can happen but it’s an amazing result. “We could have been 2-0 down but then we were 2-0 up. We we were so clinical. I’m delighted with the performance. We maintained the level, we fought well, we created…

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Juventus vs Tottenham LIVE updates: Team news and line-ups ahead of Champions League clash

GETTY Juventus vs Tottenham LIVE updates: Latest Champions League scores Juventus vs Tottenham, Basel vs Manchester City: Express Sport brings you the latest Champions League scores TWITTER ROUND-UP Matthew: I’ll be honest, I’m not massively confident for tonight but I know we can get a result if we turn up. Andy: Erik Lamela earns a start after his brilliant NLD performance. We now have Lucas Son and Wanyama on the bench. What a difference a few months makes! Kieran: Lamela, interesting. Cannot wait for this, so nervous. Need to play…

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Technology 

Kodi CRACKDOWN – Millions will be blocked from illegal streams TONIGHT

Football fans hoping to illegally stream tonight’s Champions League clashes could be in for a shock. A new block is being put in place by UEFA which aims to stop matches being to beamed to TV Players, such as Kodi, without permission. The high court order to instantly block streams was gained late last year and it comes into force today – meaning tonight’s clashes between FC Basel v Man City and Juventus v Tottenham Hotspur will be the first to get stopped. Some of the UK’s biggest ISP’s including BT,…

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Liverpool news: ‘Humble’ Mohamed Salah compared to tennis legend Roger Federer

Salah scored his 22nd league goal of the season on Sunday as Liverpool tightened their grip on a top-four place with 2-0 win over Southampton. The Egyptian has surpassed all pre-season expectations with performances and is in the running for player of the year alongside the likes of Kevin de Bruyne and Harry Kane. Salah started his career in Europa at Basel in 2012 and the former president of the Swiss club, Bernhard Heusler, has hailed the 25-year-old for his humbleness and compared him to tennis legend Federer. Heusler told…

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Manchester City news: Vincent Kompany claims City are ready to win Champions League

The City skipper says Pep Guradiola’s runaway Premier League leaders have the quality, experience and focus to go all the way and match Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.  Kompany says City have come a long way since their first game in the competition – a 1-1 draw with Napoli in September 2011 – and after two group stage exits, three last-16 defeats and one semi-final appearance, they feel able to deliver the biggest club prize. Ahead of tonight’s last-16 first leg against Basel – their 57th game in the…

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Wenger’s young signings no longer succeed – has he lost his touch? | Ed Aarons

“One day I’ll give you the list of those at the top level who have made careers with me and you will see,” boasted Arsène Wenger in 2010. “You will be absolutely astonished.” Eight years on and Arsenal supporters could be forgiven for wondering if their long-serving manager has lost his touch. The arrivals of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the January transfer window marked a significant change in Arsenal’s transfer policy under the FrenchmanWenger. For the first time since the summer of 2012, he bought two players who…

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Roger Federer SNUBBED over £750,000 political deal

Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles and is without doubt Switzerland’s most famous sporting icon. The tennis legend, 36, added to his majors tally last month when winning the Australian Open. There are calls in Basel for the sports star to have a street named after him, as well as the St. Jakobshalle – a multi-use arena that stages the ATP 500 event the Swiss Indoors. Federer is a regular at the venue and in 2011 there were plans to name the St. Jakobshalle after him. But reports in Switzerland…

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Don’t need EU! Swiss export results brutal blow to bloc – and it’s much worse post-Brexit

Switzerland has gradually started trading more outside of the bloc than inside it since the financial crash of 2008, which left EU members’ economies worse off than the other potential markets, Swiss newspaper Blick has reported. By the time Britain has left the bloc, less than half of Switzerland’s exports will be traded into the EU, according to the paper. The country’s Federal Customs Administration announced this week: “Exports are at an all-time high.” Swiss exporters sold 220.4billion francs worth of goods in 2017, an increase of 4.7 percent on…

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Science 

Originally Designed for Life on Mars, These Homes Could Redefine Sustainable Architecture

View photos Using natural materials, the Cal-Earth Institute is helping people build homes that can withstand fires, earthquakes, and hurricanes. More Walking up to the Cal-Earth Institute in Hesperia, California, a set of beehive-style domes seem to be growing out of the earth. At first glance, they bear a resemblance to Pierre Cardin’s Palais Bulles, the site of Dior’s 2016 resort show on the Cote d’Azur, or contemporary sculptures that you would see installed at Art Basel, but, as visually intriguing as they might be, these SuperAdobes have nothing to…

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Dancing galaxies may shake up our ideas of galaxy formation

Are the galaxies in alignment?ESO, ESA/Hubble, NASA. Digitized Sky Survey/Davide de Martin By John Wenz The dwarf galaxies orbiting the much larger galaxy Centaurus A appear to be moving along the same plane as one another. If this surprisingly coordinated dance around a galactic hub is common across the cosmos, we may have to go back to the drawing board on galaxy formation theory. But that’s a big, big if. Theories on galaxy formation suggest that dwarf galaxies should be captured by larger galaxies into random orbits based on the…

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