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The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 26 February 2014

Mourinho reopens Mancini feud

Jose Mourinho dismissed Roberto Mancini’s suggestion that he built the Portuguese’s 2010 Internazionale Champions League-winning side, with Mourinho claiming he was left a “five-a-side team”. Mourinho’s Chelsea face Mancini’s Galatasaray in the last 16 tonight. MORE

Toothless United lose in Athens

Manchester United’s woes continued as they were beaten 2-0 by Olympiakos in their last-16 first leg tie in Athens. Alejandro Dominguez scored before the break and the hosts doubled their lead through Joel Campbell,  leaving United’s hopes of progressing under threat. MORE

Dortmund too strong for Zenit

Borussia Dortmund beat Zenit St Petersburg 4-2 away from home in their last-16 first-leg tie. Dortmund went 2-0 up inside five minutes before Zenit struck through Oleg Shatov. But Robert Lewandowski scored a third for Dortmund and hit his second after Zenit’s Hulk struck.

Celtic unbeaten run ends at Aberdeen

Celtic’s unbeaten Scottish Premier League record ended after losing 2-1 at Aberdeen. Celtic’s Virgil van Dijk was sent off early on, and Aberdeen took advantage by scoring through Jonny Hayes and Adam Rooney, with substitute James Forrest pulling one back for Celtic.

Lions stars could make Wales return

Alun Wyn Jones and Jonathan Davies, crucial to the Lions’ summer tour win, could return for Wales against England. Jones is back training after a foot infection, while Davies can stake his claim by impressing for Scarlets on Saturday. MORE

England begin new era with victory

England earned a much-needed 29-run win yesterday, defeating University of West Indies Vice Chancellor’s XI in their one-day tour match in Antigua. Joe Root’s 104 helped England to 290 for 8, before they restricted the opposition to 261 for 7. MORE

Warner questions keeper De Villiers

Australia’s David Warner has all but accused South Africa’s  A B de Villiers of ball tampering, intimating the wicketkeeper scuffed the ball to produce the swing which enabled the Proteas’ bowlers to win the second Test and level the series at 1-1.

Team GB’s cyclists take on the world

Britain’s track cyclists reach one of the key landmarks on the road to Rio 2016 today, as the 17-rider GB squad begins the five-day world championships in Cali, Colombia. Team pursuiter Ed Clancy said: “We want to give it our best shot.” MORE

Injured Cue Card out of Gold Cup

Cue Card was yesterday ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup with pulled muscles. “The horse has looked after me for the last four years and it is my turn to look after him now,” said trainer Colin Tizzard. MORE

Pete Jenson

Carlo Ancelotti has reshaped Real Madrid’s style, and they go into tonight’s game against Schalke in stunning form, on a impressive run of 26 matches unbeaten in all competitions and are top of La Liga. MORE

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