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Evening Sports Update

Apr 6, 2021 17:04 By radiokerrysport
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SOCCER

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists revenge is not on his mind ahead of tonight’s Champions League quarter-final first leg.

They play Real Madrid for the first time since the 2018 final, which the Spanish giants won after Mo Salah was taken out of the game by Sergio Ramos.

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Ramos is absent tonight, as is his regular defensive partner Raphael Varane who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Jurgen Klopp

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Elsewhere, Manchester City are hoping to put the shackles on Erling Haaland tonight.

The Norwegian striker has scored 10 Champions League goals already this season for Borussia Dortmund.

City are at home for tonight’s first leg, and both games kick-off at 8.

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City boss Pep Guardiola

City Midfielder Rodri

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Slavia Prague's Ondrej Kudela has been provisionally suspended for one match while UEFA investigate claims he racially abused Rangers' Glen Kamara.

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Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against both players following a heated Europa League tie last month.

Slavia deny the allegations made against their player and have accused Kamara of assaulting him after the match at Ibrox.

SNOOKER

Ken Doherty is potentially one frame away from a first round exit at the World Championship qualifiers.

He’ll resume 5-4 down to Lee Walker tonight at the English Institute of Sport.

The first to six will play Nigel Bond in round 2.

RUGBY

Scrum-half Kathryn Dane feels Ireland are more than equipped to take down the big guns in the Six Nations.

Ireland begin their campaign away to Wales on Saturday evening.

Dane watched on last weekend, as England and France put up big scores against Scotland and Wales.

But she’s not intimidated by what’s lying in wait.

Former Ireland under-20 head coach Kieran Campbell has been confirmed as the new skills coach at Ealing Trailfinders.

The ex-Head of the Ulster Rugby Academy will work under Ealing’s Director of Rugby, Ben Ward.

 

Golf

American Golfer Bryson De Chambeau has said that a win at this weeks Masters would be a lifelong dream come true.

 

Last year’s US Open champion has his sights firmly set on winning another major following victory at winged foot last September.

 

The first major of the year gets underway on Thursday at the famous Augusta National in Florida and Bryson said he has dreamed of winning The Masters since he was a child

 

 

The tee times and pairings have been announced in the last hour for Thursdays start.

Bryson De Chambeau has been paired with former winner Adam Scott and Max Homa

Defending Champion Dustin Johnson will play alongside the in form Lee Westwood and Amateur Tyler Strafaci.

Northern Irelands Rory McIlroy is in a strong pairing of Xander Schauffele and Jon Rahm and will tee off at 3:42 Irish time on Thursday.

While Shane Lowry will be along side Justin Rose and Matt Kuchar and will tee off at 10 to 6 Irish time.

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