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Bale, Asensio help Real Madrid to winning start; Atletico suffer late draw

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Gareth Bale Real Madrid celeb vs. Real Sociedad - Getty Images



Gareth Bale made it five goals in four trips to San Sebastian as his early goal set Real Madrid on the way to a comfortable 3-0 victory away to Real Sociedad.

The Wales forward headed home with just over a minute gone and the second arrived in the 40th minute when young midfielder Marco Asensio applied a composed finish to a long ball forward.

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New-look Brazil head into historic rematch with Germany

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Two years after their infamous 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat, the Selecao head into Saturday's Olympic final a shadow of their disappointing recent past



Two years ago Brazil were at the lowest point in their history.

Humiliated 7-1 by Germany in front of their own fans in a World Cup semi-final, it will stand the test of time as one of the most remarkable results in anyone’s footballing history.

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BPL (2016-2017) Report : Man Utd 2-0 Southampton - Ibrahimovic puts Saints to the sword

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Man Utd 2-0 Southampton: Ibrahimovic puts Saints to the sword




The Swedish striker scored a superb header and also converted from the penalty spot, as the Red Devils eased to a comfortable victory over the Saints at Old Trafford

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as Manchester United defeated Southampton 2-0 at Old Trafford on Friday.

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Turan brace as Barcelona win Spanish Super Cup

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Arda Turan celebrates after scoring one of his two goals in the Spanish Super Cup. JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images


Arda Turan scored twice as Barcelona eased to a 3-0 second-leg win against Sevilla to secure the Spanish Super Cup by a 5-0 aggregate following Sunday's first leg.

After a nervy start that saw Sevilla almost score in the third minute through Wissam Ben Yedder, Luis Enrique's team picked up where they left off in the second half of their 2-0 first leg win at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium.

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Rio Olympics 2016 : Brazil thrashes Honduras, will face Germany in Olympic soccer final

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Neymar and Gabriel Jesus starred in Brazil's heavy semifinal defeat of Honduras on Wednesday. Getty Images




Brazil scored the fastest goal in Olympic history as it earned passage into the gold medal game with a 6-0 semifinal thrashing of Honduras in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

Brazil, which lost in the final by Mexico at the 2012 London Olympics, moved one step closer to capturing its elusive first Olympic gold thanks to braces from Neymar and Gabriel Jesus as well as strikes from Marquinhos and Luan in a raucous Maracana Stadium.

Read more: Rio Olympics 2016 : Brazil thrashes Honduras, will face Germany in Olympic soccer final


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