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Morning Sports Wrap - 8 January 2017

Arsenal are through to the FA Cup fourth round. Arsenal fought back from a goal down to win 2-1 at Preston North End last night. Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud netted for the Gunners at Deepdale.

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West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City are both out of the FA Cup.
West Brom lost to Derby County, while Stoke were eliminated by Wolves.
Everton are also out.
Leicester City beat the Toffees 2-1.
Nigerian international, Ahmed Musa, scored both goals for the Foxes at Goodison Park.
Bournemouth lost 3-0 at Millwall yesterday.
Liverpool and Chelsea have home games in the FA Cup today.
Liverpool will host Plymouth Argyle, while Chelsea will face Peterborough United.
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Kurt Zouma and Michy Batshuayi will start today.

Real Madrid have equalled the Spanish record of 39 games unbeaten.
Real now share this record with Barcelona and it applies to all competitions.
Real hammered Granada 5-0 in La Liga action at the Bernabeu last night.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored a goal each.
Real remain top of the standings and are four points clear of nearest rivals FC Sevilla.
Barcelona, who are third, have a La Liga date at Villarreal tonight.

Andy Murray has had his winning streak ended at 28 matches.
Murray lost to Novak Djokovic in the final of the Qatar Open yesterday.
Djokovic won 6-3 5-7 6-4.
Murray remains world number one.

Torrential rain has forced the cancellation of stage six of the Dakar Rally.
The rain turned most of the planned route into thick mud and forced organisers to call off the stage.
Stephane Peterhansel remains the overall race leader.
The defending champion is a minute and nine seconds clear of closest rival Sebastian Loeb.

Caster Semenya has married her long-time partner Violet Raseboya.
The two tied the knot in Pretoria yesterday.

Corey Anderson has batted beautifully for New Zealand in the third T20 international against Bangladesh.
Anderson this morning hit 94 not out from only 41 balls.
Anderson cracked ten sixes at Mount Maunganui.

Kane Williamson made 60 in the New Zealand effort of 194 for four.


(File Photo: AFP)


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