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# last 16

Last month
January 2023
# last 16
Leinster-Ulster knockout Champions Cup clash confirmed for Aviva Stadium
Munster face Sharks on the same day.
Last year
2022
# Progress
Manchester City Champions League last 16 spot confirmed after just 4 games
The Dortmund-Sevilla draw was good news for Pep Guardiola’s side.
# Going Well
Mo Salah scores winner as Guinea-Bissau left fuming
Earlier, Nigeria beat Sudan 3-1 to make it two wins from two in Group D.
# Upset
Wasps stun European champions Toulouse as Racing make last 16
Jimmy Gopperth kicked half of his side’s points as they beat the holders.
# too good
Hosts Cameroon run riot to reach Cup of Nations last 16
Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko-Ekambi both scored twice in a 4-1 defeat of Ethiopia.
All time
# last 16
Liverpool heading to Budapest for RB Leipzig clash
Coronavirus restrictions meant a new venue was needed.
# US Open
Serena Williams battles from a set down to tee up Sakkari rematch
Meanwhile, there was controversy as the top women’s doubles seeds were pulled from the tournament due to a close contact with a confirmed Covid case.
# last 16
Holders Shamrock Rovers pitted against Cork City in FAI Cup draw
Last year’s beaten finalists Dundalk are away to Cobh Ramblers in the second round, meanwhile.
# looking ahead
Here are the teams the 4 English sides could face in the Champions League last 16
Liverpool, Man City, Tottenham and Chelsea have all progressed to the knockout stages.
# four from four
Clean sweep for Ireland as Broadhurst through at World Championships
The Dundalk boxer scored an emphatic points victory over her German opponent this morning.
# last 16
Djokovic bows out of US Open with shoulder injury
The Serb says he had been experiencing constant pain in his shoulder in recent weeks. Serena Williams had an injury scare of her own as she marched through to the quarters.
# Knockout Stages
Mouthwatering ties in store as Women's World Cup last 16 confirmed
The knockout stages get underway on Saturday, with France’s clash against Brazil one of the standout games.
# Women's World Cup
Brilliant last-minute strike sends Cameroon through to last 16
Ajara Nchout was the hero as she scored a brilliant 95th winner for her side against New Zealand.
# First blood
VAR denies Atletico a goal but late brace enough to get the better of Juventus
The Spanish side hold the advantage going into the second leg of their Champions League tie.
# All Square
No breakthrough for Barcelona with Lyon holding La Liga leaders to goalless draw
Ernesto Valverde’s side dominated possession and attempts on goal but failed to break the deadlock.
# goalless
Nothing to separate Liverpool and Bayern as Champions League first-leg ends in stalemate
Jurgen Klopp’s men could not find a breakthrough against the Bundesliga champions on Tuesday night.
# Relief
Boost for Bayern Munich ahead of pivotal Liverpool clash
Kingsley Coman will be available to face the Premier League side, after an injury scare.
# European ties
Liverpool drawn with Bayern Munich, Man United to play PSG in Champions League last-16
Holders Real Madrid face Ajax, Manchester City meet Schalke and Tottenham will take on Borussia Dortmund.
# Knockout Stages
Power ranking the 8 teams most likely to win this year's Champions League
Barcelona and Man City are the favourites to go all the way ahead of Monday’s knockout stage draw in Nyon.
# last 16
Here are the 16 clubs who will contest the knockout stages of this season's Champions League
The draw will take place next Monday morning.
# progression
Man City reach Champions League last 16 with hard-earned draw
A late Sergio Aguero goal left Lyon frustrated.
# Thriller
Belgium come from two down to break Japanese hearts in World Cup classic
Roberto Martinez’s men completed a remarkable comeback.
AS IT HAPPENED
Belgium v Japan, World Cup last 16
Belgium played Japan, with a place in the last eight up for grabs.
AS IT HAPPENED
Brazil v Mexico, World Cup last 16
Brazil faced Mexico for a place in the quarter-finals of the competition.
# Russia 2018
Mexico well beaten by Sweden but both progress to knockouts at Germany's expense
Strikes from Ludwig Augustinsson, Andreas Granqvist and an Edson Alvarez own goal helped the Europeans to a 3-0 win in Ekaterinburg.
# Ambition
Can England dare to dream of World Cup glory?
Even accounting for soft opposition, the Three Lions’ record so far contrasts starkly with four years ago.
# last 16
Garcia eliminated as Thomas' Match Play charge continues
Sergio Garcia was eliminated at the last-16 stage of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, but Justin Thomas is through.
AS IT HAPPENED
Man United v Sevilla, Champions League
Man United took on Sevilla at Old Trafford with the tie finely balanced following 0-0 first-leg result.
# last 16
'I don't think it's the worst draw possible': PSG boss Emery on Real Madrid showdown
“If you want to do something big in the Champions League you have to play against the best sides.”
# Mouth-watering
Holders Real Madrid drawn with PSG in the Champions League last 16
Liverpool, Man City and Man United will be happy but Spurs and Chelsea have been handed difficult ties.
# outcome
Premier League trio handed difficult Champions League draws, PSG to meet Barca
Despite topping their group, Arsenal must face Bayern Munich in the last-16.
# last 16
Bohs v Derry and the rest of the draw for the FAI Cup third round
Last 16 fixtures set for weekend of 20/21 August.
# Team news
As you were! O'Neill makes no changes to starting XI to face France
The Boys in Green face France in a vital Euro 2016 playoff match today.
# last 16
Second half Ronaldo and Rodriguez strikes send Real Madrid past Roma
The Spaniards won 2-0 on the night at the Bernabeu, while Wolfsburg are also through to the quarter-finals.
# Hammer Blow
Heartbreak for AVB on Portugal return as Benfica claim last-minute win
Jonas’s late strike consigned Zenit St Petersburg to defeat in the first leg of their last-16 clash.
# Super Sub
Substitute Cavani has final say as PSG edge thrilling last 16 first-leg
Uruguayan makes immediate impact to see French side take slim advantage to England.
# last 16
The Champions League is back and here are 4 things to look out for in the knockout stages this week
Europe’s elite club competition returns with Chelsea in Paris, while Zinedine Zidane takes charge in the competition for the first time on Wedneday.
# last 16
Big guns drawn together in FA Cup, Man United handed Shrewsbury
The fifth round draw was made this evening.
# Ease the pressure
Rooney, Mata and Blind send Man United into the FA Cup fifth round
The Red Devils were 3-1 winners over Derby County this evening.
Juve, PSG, Atletico, Benfica all through to Champions League knockout stages
This season’s last-16 is starting to take shape.