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Police look into alleged anti-Semitic chanting after Chelsea match

LONDON (Reuters) - Three men have been spoken to by transport police after reports of anti-Semitic chanting on a train following the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea on Sunday.

Five talking points from the Premier League weekend

LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool regained top spot in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory over rivals Manchester United on Sunday while Arsenal's unbeaten run came to an end against Southampton. There were also wins for Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.

Mexico's World Cup party goes on as fan opens bar in Russia

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Mexican Carlos Rocka came to Russia months ago to cheer on his team at the soccer World Cup - and he liked it so much he's now opened a bar there.

Bayern Munich to face Liverpool, PSG meet Man Utd

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) - Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times European champions, will meet in one of three England-Germany clashes in the Champions League round of sixteen following the draw made at UEFA headquarters on Monday.

Anderlecht fire coach Vanhaezebrouck after poor run of results

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian soccer club Anderlecht have dismissed coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck after a series of poor results that led to their exit from the Europa League and drop to fourth in the domestic first division.

Five talking points from the Serie A weekend

MILAN (Reuters) - Relentless Juventus made it 15 wins and a draw in their 16 Serie A matches so far with a 1-0 win at Torino while Napoli won 1-0 at Cagliari to stay eight points behind.

Messi hat-trick adorns Barca's 5-0 romp at Levante

VALENCIA (Reuters) - Lionel Messi netted his first hat-trick of the La Liga season and provided two assists in yet another sensational individual display as a rampant Barcelona won 5-0 at Levante to strengthen their lead at the top of the table on Sunday.

Cyclist Thomas voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year

LONDON (Reuters) - Cyclist Geraint Thomas was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday, receiving British sport's premier annual individual accolade in Birmingham as a reward for his remarkable Tour de France triumph.

Monaco slump again at rampant Lyon

PARIS (Reuters) - AS Monaco lost for the fourth time in five games as a rampant Olympique Lyonnais hammered them 3-0 on Sunday to move into third place in Ligue 1.

Relief for Di Francesco as Roma fight back to beat Genoa

ROME (Reuters) - Beleaguered AS Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco was handed a lifeline as his side twice fought back from behind to beat Genoa 3-2 in Serie A on Sunday.

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