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Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk is simply priceless

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk is simply priceless

DOMINIC KING AT ANFIELD: The only place to start is his tackle. On one of those suitably dramatic Anfield European nights, there was always going to be a flashpoint and so it proved.

Rocky Fielding: 'I won’t freeze in the ring any more than I’m freezing here'

Rocky Fielding: 'I won’t freeze in the ring any more than I’m freezing here'

JEFF POWELL IN NEW YORK: Liverpool’s home-spun world super-middleweight champion is taking in the sights and talking a good fight as he prepares to meet Canelo Alvarez on Saturday.

Oscar De La Hoya on GGG vs Golovkin trilogy and why Anthony Joshua is the best heavyweight

Oscar De La Hoya on GGG vs Golovkin trilogy and why Anthony Joshua is the best heavyweight

Oscar de la Hoya shared his views on a number of topics at the top of the boxing and MMA agenda. He thinks fans will still want to see a Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez trilogy.

Chelsea line up £15m January move for Barcelona's Denis Suarez

Chelsea line up £15m January move for Barcelona's Denis Suarez

Maurizio Sarri is reportedly interested in making a move for Barcelona's Denis Suarez in January. Sarri is aware that AC Milan have shown interest in wanting to sign out-of-favour Cesc Fabregas.

Club Bruges 0-0 Atletico Madrid: Visitors finish as Group A runners-up

Club Bruges 0-0 Atletico Madrid: Visitors finish as Group A runners-up

Atletico Madrid were denied top place in Group A of the Champions League on Tuesday after a goalless draw away at Club Bruges meant they finished second behind Borussia Dortmund.

Liverpool defender Joel Matip taken to hospital for tests on shoulder but Jurgen Klopp plays it down

Liverpool defender Joel Matip taken to hospital for tests on shoulder but Jurgen Klopp plays it down

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was unaware Joel Matip had been taken to hospital for tests on his shoulder after their Champions League victory over Napoli on Tuesday night.

Leigh Griffiths confident in his own ability ahead of Celtic's Europa League test

Leigh Griffiths confident in his own ability ahead of Celtic's Europa League test

On limited playing time as back-up to first Moussa Dembele and now Odsonne Edouard, Griffiths has not-so-quietly climbed to joint fifth on the list of Celtic's leading European scorers.

Napoli fan cries after Mohamed Salah's goal... six things you missed from the Champions League

Napoli fan cries after Mohamed Salah's goal... six things you missed from the Champions League

It was an eventful night in the Champions League. Sportsmail brings you the things that you may have missed from tonight's Champions League action.

'The tenacity with which they play with is unrivalled in Europe,' Rio Ferdinand hails Liverpool

'The tenacity with which they play with is unrivalled in Europe,' Rio Ferdinand hails Liverpool

Rio Ferdinand has suggested that no side in the Monday's draw for the last-16 of the Champions League will want to play Liverpool. The Reds made it through to the last-16 after beating Napoli 1-0.

Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham player ratings: Ousmane Dembele is unstoppable with space

Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham player ratings: Ousmane Dembele is unstoppable with space

A late goal by substitute Lucas Moura sent Tottenham through to the Champions League's round of 16 after earning a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Tuesday. PETE JENSON provides player ratings.

UK Athletics agree deal to block book West Ham's London Stadium

UK Athletics agree deal to block book West Ham's London Stadium

Under the terms of the agreement with the London Legacy Development Corporation, which has not yet been signed, UKA has reserved the second and third weeks of July.

Hugo Lloris reveals how Fernando Llorente updated him on the Inter score at the Nou Camp

Hugo Lloris reveals how Fernando Llorente updated him on the Inter score at the Nou Camp

Tottenham pulled off one of the greatest escapes to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League as they drew 1-1 with Barcelona at the Nou Camp... but not without the help of PSV.

Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham's 'Mission Impossible' in Champions League

Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham's 'Mission Impossible' in Champions League

MATT BARLOW AT THE NOU CAMP: Pochettino hailed the greatest achievement of his Tottenham team as they fought back from the dead to reach the Champions League last-16.

Racist chants are 'embarrassing', says Steven Naismith after fans receive bans for alleged comments

Racist chants are 'embarrassing', says Steven Naismith after fans receive bans for alleged comments

Steven Naismith insists its 'embarrassing' for Hearts to have to deal with allegations of racial abuse by supporters. Hearts issued bans to two fans after alleged comments to Christian Mbulu.

Red Star Belgrade 1-4 PSG: Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on target in win

Red Star Belgrade 1-4 PSG: Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on target in win

The attacking trio of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Edinson Cavani struck again as Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the round of 16 of the Champions League.

Strachan claims Rangers' disciplinary problems are rooted in club being too big for some players

Strachan claims Rangers' disciplinary problems are rooted in club being too big for some players

Former Celtic and Scotland boss also pointed a finger specifically at Alfredo Morelos, insisting it was time for him to rise above the 'selfishness' of needless red and yellow cards.

Inter 1-1 PSV Eindhoven: Italian giants knocked out of Champions League

Inter 1-1 PSV Eindhoven: Italian giants knocked out of Champions League

Inter Milan were knocked out of the Champions League after they could manage only a 1-1 draw at home to Group B's bottom club PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday to finish third behind Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham fans mock Arsenal and Chelsea over Champions League advert 

Tottenham fans mock Arsenal and Chelsea over Champions League advert 

Tottenham made it through to the last-16 stage of the Champions League with a 1-1 draw away to Barcelona, and their supporters couldn't resist the chance to gloat at their London rivals.

'If I knew Alisson was this good - I would have paid double:' Jurgen Klopp astonished by Alisson

'If I knew Alisson was this good - I would have paid double:' Jurgen Klopp astonished by Alisson

Jurgen Klopp paid Alisson Becker the ultimate tribute after admitting he would have 'paid double' to bring the Brazil international's match defining skills to Anfield.

Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari insists he has a 'humble' squad after Cristiano Ronaldo's claims

Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari insists he has a 'humble' squad after Cristiano Ronaldo's claims

Santiago Solari has described Real Madrid as having a 'fantastic, humble squad' following remarks from Cristiano Ronaldo about his former employers.

Juan Mata open to extending stay at Manchester United 

Juan Mata open to extending stay at Manchester United 

Juan Mata is 'very happy' at Manchester United and open to extending his stay at Old Trafford. Talks are reportedly under way about a new deal at United with his contract expiring at the end of the season.

Fulham to demolish Riverside Stand in £100m Craven Cottage redevelopment

Fulham to demolish Riverside Stand in £100m Craven Cottage redevelopment

Fulham will have to play the next two seasons in front of just three stands with the Riverside Stand demolished during a £100million redevelopment.

Crystal Palace targeting a new striker in January in bid to preserve Premier League status 

Crystal Palace targeting a new striker in January in bid to preserve Premier League status 

Crystal Palace are targeting a new striker in January with Roy Hodgson believing a lack of goals is behind their slide towards the Premier League's relegation zone.

Frank Warren lays into Eddie Hearn ahead of their PPV boxing clash

Frank Warren lays into Eddie Hearn ahead of their PPV boxing clash

On the same night Carl Frampton faces Josh Warrington in Manchester on BT Sport Box Office, Hearn puts on the heavyweight rematch between Derek Chisora and Dillian Whyte on Sky.

Dimitar Berbatov admits this Tottenham team is better than his

Dimitar Berbatov admits this Tottenham team is better than his

Berbatov admitted after watching Tottenham book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League that the class of 2018 are better than any of the sides he played in during his two years at the club.

Andrej Kramaric believing in miracles ahead of Man City clash

Andrej Kramaric believing in miracles ahead of Man City clash

The German side face the Premier League champions at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday needing a victory to have any hope of prolonging their European campaign.

Monaco 0-2 Dortmund: German side claim top spot in Champions League Group A

Monaco 0-2 Dortmund: German side claim top spot in Champions League Group A

An under-strength Borussia Dortmund deepened AS Monaco's season-long misery on Tuesday with a 2-0 away victory that ensured they finished top of Champions League Group A.

Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham: Lucas Moura nets late as Spurs sneak through

Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham: Lucas Moura nets late as Spurs sneak through

MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE NOU CAMP: At any moment, Barcelona could have consigned Tottenham to the hinterland of the Europa League; at any moment Inter Milan could have done the same.

Liverpool 1-0 Napoli PLAYER RATINGS: Salah and Van Dijk impress

Liverpool 1-0 Napoli PLAYER RATINGS: Salah and Van Dijk impress

JOE BERNSTEIN AT ANFIELD: Liverpool progressed to the Champions League knockout stages on Tuesday night. Sportsmail runs the rule over both sets of players.

Premiership Rugby 'on track' for £230m deal to change face of domestic game

Premiership Rugby 'on track' for £230m deal to change face of domestic game

Premiership Rugby chairman Ian Ritchie says a prospective nine-figure deal with a private equity firm which will change the face of the domestic game 'remains on track'.

FA Cup round-up: Walsall knock out Sunderland to reach third round

FA Cup round-up: Walsall knock out Sunderland to reach third round

Sunderland crashed out of the FA Cup as they were beaten 1-0 by Walsall in their second-round replay at the Stadium of Light. Liam Kinsella produced a wonder strike in the 52nd minute.

Kyle Walker-Peters left relieved after Tottenham hit back... early error did not matter

Kyle Walker-Peters left relieved after Tottenham hit back... early error did not matter

MATT BARLOW AT THE NOU CAMP: This must have been a tough watch for Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline in the Nou Camp — until Lucas Moura's late goal saw them snatch second.

Liverpool 1-0 Napoli: Mo Salah fires Reds into Champions League knockout stages

Liverpool 1-0 Napoli: Mo Salah fires Reds into Champions League knockout stages

IAN LADYMAN AT ANFIELD: The great European nights of Anfield folklore have usually had a goal scorer’s name written in lights next to them. Now there is a goalkeeper to talk about too.

BHA close to safety shake-up at Festival following deaths of 17 horses in past three years 

BHA close to safety shake-up at Festival following deaths of 17 horses in past three years 

EXCLUSIVE BY MARCUS TOWNEND: The number of fallers at Cheltenham over the past 10 years has been one strand of a British Horse-racing Authority review into equine safety at the track.

Police launch investigation after West Ham's Reece Oxford reported his gold Rolex watch stolen

Police launch investigation after West Ham's Reece Oxford reported his gold Rolex watch stolen

The suspected theft occurred in the changing rooms and there was believed to be no signs of forced entry. Oxford has made eight Premier League appearances for West Ham.

England winger Joe Cokanasiga faces race against time to be fit for Six Nations

England winger Joe Cokanasiga faces race against time to be fit for Six Nations

Bath confirmed on Tuesday that their giant Fiji-born rookie suffered medial knee ligament damage during the Champions Cup defeat against Leinster last weekend.

Richard Cockerill stunned to be linked with the England head coach job

Richard Cockerill stunned to be linked with the England head coach job

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill reacted with a mixture of pride and shock after being named as a potential candidate to succeed Eddie Jones.

'He is an incredible person': Pep Guardiola hails Raheem Sterling

'He is an incredible person': Pep Guardiola hails Raheem Sterling

In a measured response, the Manchester City manager linked the alleged racial abuse of Sterling during Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Chelsea to the current global immigrant crisis.

Kick It Out chairman Lord Herman Ouseley steps down after 25 years as he reveals getting hate mail

Kick It Out chairman Lord Herman Ouseley steps down after 25 years as he reveals getting hate mail

After 25 years of working fearlessly for Kick It Out, Lord Ouseley will stand down as the chairman of football’s anti-racism campaign at the end of this season.

Manchester City star Sterling explains why he has started to speak out 'racist abuse'

Manchester City star Sterling explains why he has started to speak out 'racist abuse'

in an interview in the winter edition of The Glass Magazine, the winger stated that he believes it is important to speak out about big issues now in order to hopefully help others down the line.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Wednesday, December 12

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Wednesday, December 12

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Wednesday's meetings at Leicester, Hexham, Lingfield and Kempton.

Cycling star Jess Varnish endures rough ride on first day of landmark employment tribunal

Cycling star Jess Varnish endures rough ride on first day of landmark employment tribunal

Jess Varnish endured a chastening five hours of cross-examination on the first day of a landmark employment tribunal for British Olympic sport.

Group D round-up: Galatasaray claim Europa League spot despite Porto defeat

Group D round-up: Galatasaray claim Europa League spot despite Porto defeat

Porto struggled to a 3-2 away victory over Galatasaray but the Turks stayed third in Group D and secured a spot in the Europa League's round of 32.

Football fan Barron Trump invites Wayne and Coleen Rooney to the White House Christmas reception 

Football fan Barron Trump invites Wayne and Coleen Rooney to the White House Christmas reception 

Wayne and Coleen Rooney, and their four sons were guests of honour at the White House Christmas party on Sunday night.

Jose Mourinho bristles when asked Paul Pogba question in Valencia

Jose Mourinho bristles when asked Paul Pogba question in Valencia

When Mourinho was asked at the Mestalla on Tuesday night why he hasn't been able to get the best out of Pogba this season, the Manchester United manager visibly bristled with indignation.

Manchester United showing interest in Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier

Manchester United showing interest in Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier

The 19-year-old has been watched by the Old Trafford club's scouts in recent weeks as they consider bolstering options for their U23 squad. He has been in and out of the Boro starting line-up.

Manchester City agree deal to sign goalkeeper Zack Steffen on a four-year deal

Manchester City agree deal to sign goalkeeper Zack Steffen on a four-year deal

Manchester City have announced they had agreed a deal with MLS side Columbus Crew for goalkeeper Zack Steffen. Sportsmail first revealed that he would be joining the club last week.

Liverpool U19 5-0 Napoli U19: Reds cruise into UEFA Youth League quarter-finals

Liverpool U19 5-0 Napoli U19: Reds cruise into UEFA Youth League quarter-finals

Liverpool stormed to a 5-0 victory over Napoli to secure top spot in their UEFA Youth League group and show Jurgen Klopp's first team the way for Tuesday night.

Patrick Bamford scores hat-trick for Leeds U23s on return from injury

Patrick Bamford scores hat-trick for Leeds U23s on return from injury

Initially ruled out for four months, he made his first competitive start at Burnley's Barnfield Training Centre. The forward completed the 90 minutes against Burnley Under 23s on Tuesday.

Barcelona U19 0-2 Tottenham U19: Parrott and Richards strike as Spurs youngsters go into play-offs

Barcelona U19 0-2 Tottenham U19: Parrott and Richards strike as Spurs youngsters go into play-offs

Troy Parrott and Rodel Richards were on target as Tottenham U19s beat their Barcelona counterparts 2-0 away in the UEFA Youth League.

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