Sport: Soccer

Barcelona, the record 29-time winners of the tournament, are attempting to become the first team to lift the cup four years in a row since Athletic Bilbao in the 1930s.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter was handed a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake world soccer's governing body in 2015.
Director of recruitment Tony Henry, reportedly highlighted "problems" with their former striker Diafra Sakho, who left West Ham to join French club Rennes on Monday.
Zimbabwean international and former Amakhosi striker Matthew Rusike last played for Tunisian side Club Africain.
Watford keeper Orestis Karnezis saved a crisp half-volley from Xherdan Shaqiri to deny the hosts their best scoring chance.
Everton, who flirted with relegation danger earlier in the season, are ninth in the table whileLeicester are three points above Sam Allardyce's side in seventh.
Defeat left United second in the table but a huge 15 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City.
The reigning Ligue 1 champions will be looking for a measure of revenge after being thrashed 4-1 by PSG in last year's final.
This season he has played six league games for Sporting and four in the Champions League.
The winner will play either Juventus or Atalanta with Massimiliano Allegri's side winning 1-0 in Bergamo on Tuesday night to keep on track for a fourth straight Cup crown.
Matsatsantsa have won just one of their last 13 league matches and have lost five of their last seven outings and are down to 14th position, a point above Ajax Cape Town.
In the 83rd minute, Zakri scored his second goal of the game and his team's third, when he finished off some fine Ajax attacking play in which Siyanda Zwane worked hard.
The 36-year-old former Cameroon international, who joined Antalyaspor in 2015 after a short spell in Italy with Sampdoria, signed an 18-month contract with Konyaspor.
Ever-increasing socio-economic challenges and competition in top-flight football, made it hard to keep the club afloat and competitive, according to the statement.
The 24-year-old Batshuayi has been signed until the end of the season to fill Aubameyang's boots having spent the season on Chelsea's bench behind Alvaro Morata.
The PSL and the Cape side were at loggerheads over the Zimbabwean target man’s eligibility to play for the Mother City-based club.
Fullback Siyanda Zwane's move from Sundowns to Ajax was completed on Monday and since then he has started training with his new teammates at Ikamva.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cost Arsenal an undisclosed club record fee, according to a statement from the Premier League club.
Alexis Sanchez impressed on his debut for Manchester United, setting up Marcus Rashford for the opener in their FA Cup fourth round victory at Yeovil Town.
Zimbabwean international striker Evans Rusike has signed a three-year deal with Supersport United.
The 23-year-old Frenchman is Guardiola's sixth signing of the 2017/18 season and has joined in a deal until 2023.
The draw means West Ham go above Watford into 10th place, while Palace remain a point back in 12th.
German midfielder Emre Can fired the visitors ahead in the 26th minute with a fine first-time effort from 25 metres which took a slight deflection to beat goalkeeper Jonas Lossl.
Arsenal took the lead through Nacho Monreal after 33 minutes, but their advantage lasted just seconds as Mesut Ozil gave the ball away and Sam Clucas finished for the home side.
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