Morning Sports Update

“It’s unbelievable” according to Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic who was part of last night’s miracle Champions League comeback against Paris Saint Germain.

The Catalans scored three times in the final seven minutes to pull off one of the greatest comebacks in the competitions history.

They won 6-1 – which means a 6-5 aggregate victory over two legs.

Barca raced into a 3-0 lead on the night before P.S.G looked like sealing their place in the next round with a Cavani goal.

However, Neymar scored from an 88th minute free kick and 91st minute penalty before a 95th minute goal from Sergi Roberto sealed victory.

Rakitic believes the win confirms their status as one of the great clubs…

In the night’s other Champions League action Borussia Dortmund won 4-0 at home to Benfica to go through 4-1.


In the Premier League, Manchester City’s poor home form continued with a scoreless draw at home to Stoke.

Pep Guardiola’s side could’ve moved into second place behind Chelsea with a win.

They’re now level on points with Spurs, a full 10 points behind the Blues.

Denny Division 2

Ballybunion FC  2-0  Castlemaine Utd

There was extra-time, three red cards and a late comeback at the Gaelic Grounds where Limerick beat Tipperary in the quarter finals of the EirGrid Munster Under-21 Football Championship.

Limerick will play Cork in next week’s semi finals.

Kerry saw off a spirited Clare display to win 1-17 to 2-8 in Tralee, and it’s Waterford next for Jack O’Connor’s side.

Laois set up a Leinster semi final meeting with Offaly courtesy of a 2-13 to 1-8 win over Louth.

It’s Derry next for Monaghan in Ulster after their 2-14 to 0-16 victory over Antrim.

In Golf
Paul Dunne is 4 off the lead on level par after a round of 72 of the Hero Indian Open.

Matteo MANASSERO leads by one shot on 4 under after a 68.

In Racing
There’s a seven-race card at Thurles today where the first is off at five-to-2.