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News from around Europe
- Guardiola getting the best out of Bayern duoFC Bayern München’s David Alaba and Toni Kroos spoke to UEFA.com in glowing terms about the unique methods of mentor Josep Guardiola and the confidence he breeds in others.
- Atlético bridge 40-year European Cup gapA tournament-record 40 years have passed since Club Atlético de Madrid last reached a European Cup semi-final. We look back at some of the men who blazed the trail in 1974.
- Dynamo's Sergeev seeks Kairat revengeA year ago Sergei Sergeev missed a late chance to equalise for FC Dynamo in the final against Kairat Almaty; he talks to UEFA.com as the teams are rematched in Thursday’s semi.
- Liverpool surge clear, Benfica seal titleLiverpool FC opened up a five-point lead in the Premier League on a weekend when Club Atlético de Madrid edged closer to the Spanish title and SL Benfica were crowned in Portugal.
- Barcelona battle back to maintain title shotFC Barcelona scored twice in the final 18 minutes to record a 2-1 home win against Athletic Club and close back within four points of Liga leaders Club Atlético de Madrid.
- Berbatov brilliance helps Monaco sink NiceAS Monaco FC closed within seven points of Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain courtesy of a 1-0 win at home to OGC Nice, before LOSC Lille drew 0-0 at Olympique de Marseille.
- Five-star Zwolle sink Ajax to clinch Dutch Cup“It still hasn’t fully sunk in,” said PEC Zwolle coach Ron Jans after his side recovered from falling behind to beat AFC Ajax 5-1 and lift the Dutch Cup for the first time in their history.
- Benfica seal 33rd Portuguese titleBrazilian forward Lima scored both goals for SL Benfica as they defeated SC Olhanense 2-0 to clinch their 33rd Portuguese championship title with two fixtures to spare.
- Stuttgart see off Schalke, Leverkusen prevailVfB Stuttgart gave themselves breathing room in the Bundesliga’s lower reaches by defeating third-placed FC Schalke 04 3-1, after Bayer 04 Leverkusen had moved back into fourth.
- Sterling show steers Liverpool five points clearLiverpool FC moved five points clear at the Premier League summit with a hard-earned 3-2 victory against Norwich City FC, on a day when Arsenal FC and Everton FC also posted wins.
- Livorno link up with Nicola againAS Livorno Calcio have tasked Davide Nicola with preserving their top-flight status after parting company with Domenico Di Carlo in the wake of Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at AC Milan.
- Lozano: Barcelona desperate for second crownSergio Lozano is determined to be fit for this week’s finals in Baku and speaks to UEFA.com about FC Barcelona’s huge desire to wrest back the European title.
- 2002 Futsal Cup final: Where it all beganLater this week the 13th UEFA Futsal Cup will be decided and we have highlights of the first final in Lisbon when Playas de Castellón FS won a unique eight-team event.
- Cavani double inspires Paris to League Cup gloryEdinson Cavani scored both Paris Saint-Germain goals as they defeated Olympique Lyonnais 2-1 to lift the French League Cup for the first time since 2008.
- Vela snatches victory for La RealCarlos Vela’s 91st-minute winner maintained hopes of a UEFA Europa League finish for Real Sociedad de Fútbol, who defeated RCD Espanyol 2-1 while Valencia CF were held at CA Osasuna.
- Juventus and Roma record narrow victoriesIt is as you were at the top with Juventus continuing to lead AS Roma by eight points after both teams registered 1-0 victories on a day when ten Serie A matches took place.
- Birmingham keep out Tyresö's 'best in the world'Aoife Mannion helped Birmingham City LFC hold Tyresö FF 0-0 but like her colleagues felt they could even have won, while the visitors believe the first-leg scoreline suits them.
- Sunderland end Mourinho run, dent Chelsea hopesBottom club Sunderland AFC inflicted a major blow on Chelsea FC’s title hopes, their 2-1 win ending José Mourinho’s 77-game unbeaten home Premier League record as Blues manager.
- Bayern return to form, Dortmund win againFC Bayern München triumphed 2-0 at TSV Eintracht Braunschweig – their first win in four Bundesliga games – while Borussia Dortmund strengthened their grip on second place.
- Schröder and Kellermann rue missed chances“Everything is still possible,” said 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam coach Bernd Schröder after a 0-0 first-leg draw with VfL Wolfsburg, who view it as a “dangerous result”.
- Staunch Birmingham hold TyresöBirmingham City LFC 0-0 Tyresö FF
A determined effort from a young Blues team ensured they kept out their Swedish visitors in the first leg.
- No goals between Potsdam and Wolfsburg1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 0-0 VfL Wolfsburg
The all-German semi-final is finely poised ahead of next Sunday’s second leg following a tight affair at the Karl-Liebknecht-Stadion.
- Araz's Gambarov on Baku futsal passionAraz Naxçivan’s Elnur Gambarov tells UEFA.com why they have now proved their 2010 bronze medal was no fluke and why futsal is even bigger than football for fans in Baku.
- Atlético move closer to long-awaited titleUEFA Champions League semi-finalists Club Atlético de Madrid are three wins away from a first Liga title since 1996 after a 2-0 home victory on Friday against Elche CF.
- Birmingham to keep it tight against TyresöBirmingham City LFC manager David Parker knows Tyresö FF will pose a “massive threat” in Saturday’s semi-final first leg but has confidence in his young squad.