Evening Sports Update

CYCLING

Sam Bennett has extended his lead in the race for the green jersey, with just four stages remaining on the Tour de France.

He got the better of Peter Sagan on today’s intermediate sprint to move 47-points clear.

The stage was won by Miguel-Angel Lopez, who ends the day third on general classification.

Primoz Roglic has extended his lead in yellow to 57-seconds over Tadej Pogacar.

SOCCER

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been included in AC Milan’s squad for tomorrow’s Europa League qualifier with Shamrock Rovers.

The 38-year old had missed Milan’s weekend friendly with Brescia.

But his coach Stefano Pioli insists Ibrahimovic is ready for the game in Tallaght.

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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says he’s always been a big fan of Gareth Bale.

The club are in talks to bring the Welsh winger back to north London from Real Madrid.

Mourinho says he’s the reason Bale moved to Spain in the first place.

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Macclesfield Town have been wound up after a judge heard the club owed more than half-a-million pounds.

A Judge issued the order at a virtual hearing in the specialist Insolvency and Companies Court earlier.

Macclesfield had recently been relegated from League Two into the National League.

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Five more Premier League sides are in Carabao Cup second round action this evening.

First up at 6, West Brom entertain League Two side Harrogate

At 7, Fulham are away to Ipswich.

At 7.45, Leeds take on Hull, and Southampton face Brentford.

Then at 8.15, Everton welcome Salford City to Goodison.

RUGBY

It’s been confirmed that both of the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals will be played on Saturday, September 26th.

Leinster will have home advantage for those semis should they beat Saracens on Saturday.

They’ll face either Racing or Clermont

Should Ulster win away to Toulouse, they’ll play either Exeter or Northampton in the semi-finals.