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Real are floundering in La Liga this season, sitting in fourth place, 17 points adrift of leaders Barcelona.
Basel did their best to make a game of it and created several openings but looked vulnerable every time City attacked.
Tottenham were wobbling but responded to dominate for long periods and Kane halved the deficit in the 35th minute with his ninth goal in nine appearances in the competition.
Spurs reached the knockout stage by topping Group H, which included Borussia Dortmund and holders Real Madrid
Pep Guardiola's side arrived in Switzerland on Monday full of confidence in the wake of Saturday's 5-1 thrashing of Leicester which took them 16 points clear in the Premier League.
Absa Premiership outfit Polokwane City, released a statement confirming Mogau Tshehla’s death via their Twitter page on Monday night.
As the league season enters the final third, Sundowns (38 points from 20 matches), enjoy a five-point cushion over Orlando Pirates, who have played a game more.
To climb back to the top at the age of 36, the Swiss must at least reach the semi-finals.
West Brom were dealt an injury blow themselves inside three minutes when former Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge limped off to be replaced by Jay Rodriguez.
The match is being billed as a clash between PSG's Neymar, the world's most expensive player, and controversial Italian striker Mario Balotelli of Nice.
The loss of points leaves the title-holders seven points adrift of leaders AEK with nine games to play.
The decision means that Atletico's home game with Betis in La Liga, scheduled for that weekend, will have to be moved.
Platinum Stars occupy bottom spot on the Premiership table, but coach Roger De Sa says there is no reason why his troops can’t be successful in the cup competition.
Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne has been vital to City's dominance this campaign with the 26-year-old notching a league-high 14 assists including three in Saturday's 5-1
Huddersfield Town's 4-1 home victory over Bournemouth earlier in the day meant Newcastle started their home clash against United in the Premier League's bottom three.
Firmino fired Liverpool ahead after seven minutes when Southampton messed up in defence and Salah picked out his fellow forward to stroke home.
Elijah Ogene had put the Nigerian champions ahead midway through the opening half of a preliminary round first leg in the premier African club competition.
Eder opened the scoring after three minutes at the San Siro only for former Inter Milan star Rodrigo Palacio to pull Bologna level after 25 minutes.
Sergio Conceicao's side had beaten Sporting Lisbon in the first leg of the Portuguese Cup semi-finals in midweek, when Soares scored the winner.
Countryman Henri Schoeman was not far behind, taking second place in 52:39. Austrian Lukas Pertl was third in 52:49.
The score was dead-locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes, without further change to the score after 30 minutes of extra time as the sides marched to penalties.
Ernesto Valverde's side remains unbeaten in La Liga after 23 games, extending their longest run without losing from the start of a campaign.
After a cagey first half, in which both teams kept things tight Chiefs were more precise in the second half.
Conte has repeatedly complained this season about his lack of input into the club's recruitment policy as tensions have risen with the Chelsea hierarchy. would like to send you push notifications.
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