- AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia has conceded that his team have no realistic chance of catching Serie A leaders Juventus following Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Napoli.
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- Record signing Mesut Ozil is now over his key penalty miss against Bayern Munich having ended a three month goal drought with a dynamic display in the FA Cup win over Everton, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said.
- Pep Guardiola is well known to be a perfectionist and even Saturday's 6-1 win at VfL Wolfsburg has failed to fully satisfy the demanding Bayern Munich manager.
BUENOS AIRES - Boca Juniors went some way towards easing a dressing room crisis that included two of their players coming to blows with a 2-1 win at Racing Club in the Argentine championship on Sunday.
MADRID - David Villa has been unable to rediscover his consistency since he broke his leg in late 2011 but Spain's record scorer could still be crucial to Atletico Madrid's hopes of Champions League success this season.
LONDON - Barcelona's shock 1-0 defeat at struggling Valladolid allowed Real Madrid to open up a three-point lead in La Liga as Manchester City were upset by Wigan Athletic in the English FA Cup for the second successive season.
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.