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ESPN – PSG making progress despite UCL exit, but is Blanc the man to lead them on?

Neymar scores his fifth and sixth Champions League goal of the season and Barcelona breeze past PSG to the semifinals, 5-1 on aggregate. Neymar scores his fifth Champions League goal of the season and Barcelona breeze past PSG to the semifinals, 5-1 on aggregate. ESPN FC's Adrian Healey reviews Barcelona's 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain, advancing to the Champions League semifinals. Andres Iniesta weaves through the Paris Saint-Germain back line and slots a perfect pass to Neymar for Barcelona's first goal. I hate to break it to you, but miracles rarely happen in football. There certainly wasn't one for PSG on Tuesday night in Barcelona that's for sure as the French side were knocked out in the Champions League quarterfinals 5-1 on aggregate after failing to overhaul a 3-1 first leg deficit. But there's no shame in it. PSG were outplayed over the two legs by a wonderful team that contains the deadliest offensive line in the world in Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and the man who got both goals: Neymar. PSG…

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GUARDIAN – Raheem Sterling awaits fate as video shows Jordon Ibe with shisha pipe

• Liverpool forward faces meeting with Brendan Rodgers• New pictures show Jordon Ibe holding shisha pipe with Sterling• Players’ union official says people should understand his actions • Raheem Sterling facing Liverpool reprimand over nitrous oxide video• No laughing matter with Sterling in danger of bursting balloonRaheem Sterling may not discover until Thursday what disciplinary measures, if any, Brendan Rodgers intends to take over pictures of the Liverpool forward inhaling nitrous oxide and smoking a shisha pipe – with the latest images released on Tuesday showing him smoking with team-mate Jordon Ibe. The England international’s use of legal highs prompted a stern warning from the Liverpool manager on Monday. The latest photographs, taken earlier this season, present an additional headache for Rodgers as the 20-year-old’s Liverpool team-mate Ibe is also shown holding a shisha pipe in what is believed to be a London bar.Rodgers had claimed Sterling’s behaviour was unbecoming of a professional sportsperson after footage emerged of the player appearing to pass out having allegedly taken the legal high known as laughing gas at his home near Southport. Sterling had also been pictured in a Sunday newspaper with a shisha pipe 24 hours before the nitrous oxide clip emerged. Tuesday’s pictures suggest Rodgers has an issue to address. Continue reading…

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