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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  March 20, 2017 1:45am-2:00am GMT

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hello, this is sport today, live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on this programme: honours even as manchester city and liverpool finish 1—1 in the premier league. australia's marc leishman wins the arnold palmer invitational earnigg an invite to themasters! and roger federer wins a record equalling fifth indian wells masters title. hello and welcome to the programme where we start with football and in the english premier league manchester city and liverpool had to settle for a point apiece as they battled out a thrilling 1—1 draw at the etihad stadium. it was a hugely entertaining game with controversy throughout. james milner put liverpool ahead against his former club six minutes after the break — sergio aguero then scored against liverpool for the fifth successive premier league game at the etihad stadium after 69 minutes — before both sides wasted opportunities to secure a vital win in the race for top—four places. media career as a manager. ——i have
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had a medium career stop it's one of the more special days of my life because after the defeat on tuesday, wednesday, it was so tough for us. we recovered. how wemgggygzggggg ,. . , ,, , to play and attack and attack, we could not attack more often because liverpool is a top team. iam more i am more and more fine with the result. it is a success to get a point. it does not happen every day so point. it does not happen every day so that means it is absolutely more than 0k what we did today. manchester united have moved ahead of arsenal and into 5th place after a 3—1win away to middlesbrough. a second after the hour mark. rudy gestede handed his side a lifeline but antonio valencia snuck in and ensured the win in stoppage time after victor valdes slipped in the box as the ball was approaching.
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the spirit is fantastic and the good thing is that we have two doors still open for champions league football. so we are going to try europa league, we are going to try the fourth position in the premier league. and let's see what happens. tottenham overcame the absence of leading scorer harry kane to secure a hard—fought win over southampton that ensures they remain second in the table heading into the international break. dele alli made it m for the season for him though helping spurs to a 2—1win at white hart lane while southampton remain 10th iam very i am very than happy i am very- than happy with the performance of the whole team. i am very pleased than happy with the performance of the whole team.
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it isa the performance of the whole team. it is a difficult when you lose your main striker but i think our defensive player worked very well how offensive it alone. i think and how offensive it alone. i think we are in a fantastic position and just keep going. in spain's primera division barcelona have narrowed the gap on leaders real madrid to two points after a 4—2 win against valencia at camp nou. lionel messi scored twice as valencia were forced to play more than half the match with ten men following the sending off of eliaquim mangala. it hasn't been a good week for sevilla who after being knocked out of the champions league on tuesday lost 3—1 against fourth placed atletico madrid who are just two points behind now. in italy juventus continue their march to a 6th serie a title after a 1—0 win over sampdoria. juan cuadrado with the goal in the 7th minute but roma and napoli haven't given up the chase as they both secured wins of the bundesliga table after thomas mueller scored the only goal of the match at borussia moenchengladbach
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while schalke have climbed two places to 9th after also winning i—o away to mainz. in fray- aw from a goal down at parc de prince to beat fourth placed lyon 2—1. they remain three points behind monaco and extend their lead on 3rd placed nice to four points now to the dutch eredivisie where feyenoord have cemented their place at the top of the table. they won 2—1 at heerenveen on sunday despite going behind to an early penalty. feyenoord had to wait until the 57th minute before finding an equaliser when danish international nicolai joergensen finished a scrappy piece of play. the winner though was anything but as tonny vilhena hammers the ball home after chesting the ball down on the run celtic are just one win away from scottish premiership title. the! beat dundee l—l atdenpark ! with 9 games to play.
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they took the lead in first half stoppage time whenjozo shimunovic‘s flick . w . . stuart armstrong doubled the lead for brendan rodgers's side six minutes into the second half when he nodded injames forrest's cross. the goal of the game belonged to dundee's faissal el bak—tewi. the goal of the game belonged to dundee's faissal el baktewi. celtic will clinch the title if they beat hearts in a fortnight. now to golf where australia's marc leishman made a surge on the closing holes to win the arnold palmer invitational the late palmer had a phrase "you must play boldly to win" and that's exactly what the 33 year old did as paul frostick reports this was the first arnold palmer invitational since the death of one of the greatest in invitational since the death of one of the greatest - in the of the greatest players in the sports history. in golf sometimes a little bit of luck can go a long way. zachjohnson, little bit of luck can go a long way. zach johnson, the little bit of luck can go a long way. zachjohnson, the american, demonstrating that perfectly on the
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17th hole. there are times so when that luck is 80. charley hoffman managed to tie for second despite this a shot. rory mcilroy had as good a chance as anyone, storming to a share of the lead at one point and came very close to getting an eagle here. the final power saw at least four players having a share of the lead but marc leishman was the only one who did not blink. this on the 16th helping him on the way. finishing on 11 under over role as the wins his second pga tour victory. mr palmer was an awesome quy victory. mr palmer was an awesome guy who i was lucky enough to meet, met a few times at this tournament so met a few times at this tournament so that was to know him met a few times at this tournament so that was - to know him is so that was obviously to know him is huge and another reason why it is so special this week. this is the first
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timei special this week. this is the first time i have one tournament with my family here. the winner received a red cardigan, favoured a arnold palmer. marc leishman also secured himself an invitation to the monsters. roger federer has won a record equalling fifth indian wells masters title after a straight sets win over fellow swiss stan wawrinka in california. the 35 year—old was a 6—4, 7—5 winner and this was the 23rd meeting between federer, and wawrinka with federer now having beaten his compatriot 20 times. he also becomes the oldest winner at this event surpassing jimmy connors who was 31 when he triumphed in 1984. i thought last november, december to be number eight and here am already six or seven so i be number eight and here am already six oi’ seven so i am be number eight and here am already six or seven so i am very pleased. i
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can play freely or not play at all i can play freely or not play at all i canjust go can play freely or not play at all i can just go back to the practice court and come back strong. i can back it up from here and see what happens. on the wta tour elena vesnina has won the indian wells title defeating fellow russian svetla na kuznetsova 6—7, 7—5, 6—4. the world number 15 needed three hours to beat the two—time grand slam champion. last year at this event she went out in the first round but this time around she defeated soon to be world number one angelique kerber and seven—time grand slam champion venus williams en route to lifting eéfigléfliéfi eiléfiféfiifl {fiélflfififli defeating sri lanka for the first time to square the two match series in colombo. of six wickets. opener tamim iqbal made 82 meaning bangladesh now have nine test match wins in total. they beat england for the first time last year and have also defeated west indies and zimbabwe at test level. after losing the first test we know
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that if we played - potentially that if we played well potentially we are good enough to be this aside all those they won pretty convincingly in the first set but if we we re convincingly in the first set but if we were good in the middle we could and the boys showed - in the and the boys showed that in the middle. it was a hardfought win and hopefully in the near future if this kind of situation came the boys would do it more easily than this. india seized the initiative on the fourth day of the third test against australia in ranchi. it's been an enthralling series which is currently level at 1 all with one to play after this one. india piled up 603 for 9 declared. ravindra jadeja reduced the tourists to 23 for 2 in their second innings at the close — they still trail by 129 runs with a day to go. that will be interesting.
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u nfortu nately, that will be interesting. unfortunately, that is all we have time for. from myself and the team, bye for now. hello there. good morning. big changes on the way over the next couple of days. we've got some weather fronts moving through. once they do, we start to get this cold north—westerly wind, and that it could to bring some much colder air across our shores. that will be most noticeable later on on monday and into tuesday in particular. much colder air. it is go to be quite a chilly sort of feel to things on tuesday, particularly in the wind. and there will be showers around, and some of those could be quite wintry for some of us. before we get there, though, it is wet and windy starting the day, today. but the cloud, the wind, and the rain should help to keep temperatures up for most places first thing this morning. in fact, for the southern half of the uk, temperatures of around about the double figures. a bit lower than that in the north of scotland.
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but generally speaking no real problems with the temperatures this morning. but it will be quite wet and quite windy. a fairly messy picture. got quite a lot of isobars on the charts, so it is quite windy. and there is a fair bit of rain to be had as well. in fact, in the western side of scotland, we are going to see pretty strong winds through this morning. gusts up to what, 50, maybe 60 mph. but still some wet weather in the north of scotland. but something a bit drier beginning to develop out west. but some showers are never too far away. sunny spells and showers in northern ireland through the morning. a fair bit of rain across northern 71i5,, :, srrsirsi ,ee’,,':.,.£._ down towards lincolnshire, east anglia, through the midlands, to wales and the south—west. but cloudy and windy. don't have to go too far west to find the wetter and windy weather. so a large area of wind and rain across much of england and wales through this morning. ”ii 5 eggs 521-3 iigif‘iié and surface water. so take care for the morning commute. that wind and rain makes its way
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to the south—east for the afternoon, with some in a little brighter coming along behind. but with some showers. relatively mild in the south—east, 13 or 1a degrees, but with the wind in the rank are temperatures will get back into the single biggest towards the north and west. that rain to the lower temperatures continues through monday evening, and as the sun goes down, we start to see wintry showers and into northern england, as well. further south, it will be quite cold, but essentially dry. there will be a touch of frost in the north of wales and northwards, with icy stretches and some snow hazards as well, first thing on tuesday. it will be a cold day on tuesday, cold and windy. but some sunshine, particularly for eastern areas. some wintry showers of a high ground. but in the uk." 7, f f f” some of the showers will be heavy, potentially thundery, sleet and snow getting down to some of the lower levels. 0n into wednesday, and there will be a cold start to the day, again, with a touch of frost away from the south—east, where be quite wet. elsewhere, a scattering of showers. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers
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