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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# 1-0

All time
# cracker
Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today
The Derry native was not the only Irishman on target in the Championship today.
# masterplan
Analysis: How Ireland pulled off a famous victory against the world champions
Shane Long’s stunning strike was the high point of most tactically impressive performance from an Irish team in recent memory.
# rescue act
Chelsea get out of jail after late drama at St James' Park
A shock had looked on after Ayoze Perez’s moment of brilliance.
# Relief
Rusty Man United benefit from Walker charity
The Tottenham player’s own goal turned out to be the difference between the sides.
# column
'As I walked to my car, a drunken fan walked up, called me a c**t and spat into my face'
John O’Sullivan on sacking managers and why the UEFA coaching course just doesn’t prepare you for life in the League of Ireland
# caution
A classic Italian football performance saw Juventus reach the semi-final tonight
A stalemate saw Monaco narrowly exit the Champions League this evening.
# SKILL
Classy Neymar double eases Barcelona past poor PSG
Just as in last week’s first leg in Paris, the Brazilian opened the scoring after a sensational assist from Andres Iniesta.
# clinical
Brilliant Sanchez boosts Arsenal's top-four bid
A Laurent Koscielny header put the Gunners ahead.
# problems
Jones injury forces Rodgers to call on Mignolet as Liverpool beat Burnley
The Reds secured a much-needed three points this afternoon at Turf Moor.
# Report
Some schoolboy defending from a youthful Everton side cost them dearly tonight
Roberto Martinez’s reshuffled pack were beaten 1-0 at home by Russians Krasnodar.
# A Boy Stevie
The brilliant Steven Gerrard free-kick that gave Liverpool late hope tonight
The hosts needed a win to progress in this evening’s clash.
# disappointing
Ronaldo's showdown with Messi proves damp squib
Portugal claimed only their second win over Argentina, and their first since 1972.
# accusation
Van Gaal defends Fellaini over spitting claim
According to some observers, spit left the midfielder’s mouth in the midst of his verbal tirade.
# Relief
After over nine hours of football without a goal, Villa have finally scored
The Villains currently lead Tottenham 1-0 thanks to an Andreas Weimann strike.
# Reports
Europa League wrap: Celtic joint top after downing Zagreb, Tottenham held
Holders Sevilla came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Rijeka in Croatia.
# Unstoppable
Tottenham couldn't beat Besiktas despite this beautifully struck Harry Kane goal
Spurs drew 1-1 in what was a less-than-convincing performance.
# Disappointment
Balotelli needs to do more, says Brendan Rodgers
The Italy international forward failed to find the back of the net again as Liverpool toiled .
# smart finish
France overcome Spain thanks to Chelsea's new striker Loïc Rémy
The 27-year-old’s confidence looks to be in a good place at the moment.
# Poor show
This woeful James Milner pass sums up how bad the England-Norway game was last night
Roy Hodgson’s side laboured to a 1-0 win.
# Winning
Bray narrowly overcome Limerick to move into top half
The hosts secured a slim victory in tonight’s clash.
# Gaffe
Alcaraz and Coleman both score own goals as Southampton beat Everton
The Toffees lost 2-0 as their Champions League hopes hang in the balance.
# Setback
John Terry scores own goal as Chelsea suffer big slip in title race
It was the second surprise loss in the space of a fortnight for Mourinho, whose side were beaten 1-0 at Aston Villa on March 15.
# Report
Last-gasp Terry stretches Chelsea's Premier League lead
Jose Mourinho’s side looked destined to drop vital points until the defender’s late intervention.
# COMING GOOD
Spurs steal ahead in top-four pursuit thanks to classy Adebayor strike
Tim Sherwood’s side now trail fourth-place Liverpool by three points.
# Winning
Ireland's Eunan O'Kane named Man of the Match as Moses, Sturridge send Liverpool through
The Reds comfortably won 2-0.
# Controversy
Should this Cheick Tiote strike in the Newcastle-City game have stood?
The visitors ultimately won 2-0 at St James’ Park.
# Winning
VIDEO: All the goals as Liverpool beat Cardiff at Anfield today
Two from Luis Suarez and one from Raheem Sterling helped the Reds gain a comfortable victory today
# Video
Manchester United sink Arsenal to kickstart season
The Red Devils beat Arsene Wenger’s men 1-0 at Old Trafford today.
# 1-0
Match report: Lions scrape past battered Wallabies in Suncorp thriller
Kurtley Beale had two late opportunities to win the game for the hosts, but fell short.
# Pensioners
Benitez blames tiredness, not tinkering, for Chelsea loss
The Spaniard also revealed that the Demba Ba transfer has yet to be officially confirmed.
# conjecture
Player ratings: Ireland v Greece, International friendly
We rated the Ireland players out of ten. Let us know if you agree with our assessment.
# reactions
Trapattoni left 'very, very satisfied' by Irish performance in 1-0 win.
“We wanted to get on a bit of a role before we go to Poznan,” added Irish matchwinner Shane Long.