Real Madrid beat Malaga 6-2 to prevent Barcelona from securing the Spanish La Liga soccer title, while Napoli clinched one of Italy’s Champions League spots.
Borussia Dortmund scored twice in stoppage time to move into the Champions League soccer semifinals, while record-nine time winner Real Madrid held off a late comeback from Galatasaray to advance.
Four-time champion Bayern Munich ousted Arsenal on away goals and tournament newcomer Malaga eliminated Porto to complete the quarterfinal lineup in soccer’s Champions League.
Blackburn Rovers signed former striker Roque Santa Cruz on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on its website.
Paraguay’s first trip to the World Cup quarterfinals is down to luck, according to the team’s coach.
Blackburn beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 today at Ewood Park to climb to seventh in English soccer’s Premier League.
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Real Betis beat Real Zaragoza 4-3 to extend its perfect record in Spanish soccer’s Primera Division and open a two-point lead atop the standings.
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