October 23, 2017
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England advances to U-17 World Cup last 16

New Delhi, Oct 11 (efe-epa).- England survived a late comeback by Mexico on Wednesday to prevail 3-2 and secure a spot in the last 16 round at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup India 2017, while Iraq ended Chile's hopes of advancing.

England built a 3-0 lead on goals by Rhian Brewster, Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho only to see Mexico pull within one after Diego Lainez scored a brace in seven minutes.

But England managed to hang on and claim first place in Group F with six points, three points ahead of Iraq, who defeated Chile 3-0.

A brace by Mohammed Dawood and a Diego Valencia own-goal were enough for Iraq to stay alive in the battle for spots in the knockout stage.

In Group E, meanwhile, Amine Gouiri found the back of the net twice to lead France over Japan 2-1, the European side's second win in the tournament.

France leads the group with six points, followed by Japan with three.

Honduras routed New Caledonia 5-0, as Carlos Mejia and Patrick Palacios scored two goals apiece and Joshua Canales contributed one.

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Kane leads Tottenham to win over Liverpool in Premier League action

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Gameiro leads Atleti to 1st win in 5 matches

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Del Potro defeats Dimitrov, defends Stockholm crown

Stockholm, Oct 22 (efe-epa).- Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro defeated Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday, successfully defending his Stockholm...

Muguruza kicks off WTA Finals in auspicious fashion

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Arsenal hammers Everton 5-2 in Premier League

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Dzumhur wins his second career title at Kremlin Cup

Moscow, Oct 22 (efe-epa).- Bosnian tennis player Damir Dzumhur on Sunday defeated Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 to claim the Kremlin Cup title.

Chievo beats 10-man Verona 3-2 in Serie A

Verona (Italy), Oct 22 (efe-epa).- Chievo Verona came from behind to make a thrilling 3-2 win over 10-man Hellas Verona in the Serie A ninth round on Sunday.

Villarreal routs Las Palmas 4-0 in La Liga action

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Kenya's Jepkosgei breaks her own half marathon world record

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Marquez wins Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

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Bayern sweats to down Hamburg in Bundesliga

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Barça cruises to easy 2-0 win over Malaga

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Sampdoria thrashes Crotone 5-0 in Serie A action

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Berankis set to clash with Dzumhur in Kremlin Cup final

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Dortmund continues to struggle in Bundesliga; Bayer routs Monchengladbach

Berlin, Oct 21 (efe-epa).- Borussia Dortmund settled for a 2-2 away draw Saturday against Eintracht Frankfurt in a fresh setback in its Bundesliga campaign,...

Thai shuttler Intanon upsets world No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying in Denmark Open semis

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Real Madrid coach defends Benzema from criticism

Madrid, Oct 21 (efe-epa).- Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Saturday defended French forward Karim Benzema from Gary Lineker's criticism.

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