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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  January 7, 2019 1:45am-2:01am GMT

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hello there, i'm tulsen tollett and this is sport today, live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on this programme: real madrid lose for the sixth time in la liga and drop to fifth place, ten points behind leaders barcelona, who won. there's some fa cup shocks for premier league sides but no problems for manchester city, who smash seven to move into the fourth round. and the chicago bears lose out in their nfc wild card match against the philadelphia eagles, after a late cody parkey kick to win it hits the post and crossbar. hello there and welcome to the programme. loads to get through but we start with football in spain and the news that real madrid slumped to another la liga defeat in front of their own fans — their sixth of the season in only 18 league matches. they were beaten 2—0 by real sociedad at the bernabeu. they fell behind to a penalty from willian jose after just three minutes, and they couldn't get back into it. lucas vazquez was sent off just after the hour mark, and seven minutes from time, ruben pardo added a second
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for the visitors. real are now in fifth place, 10 points off leaders barcelona, who were 2—1winners at getafe. lionel messi and luis suarez with the goals. the catalans have extended their lead, after the third placed sevilla drew 1—1 at home to second placed atletico madrid. eibar and villarreal played out a goalless draw but the biggest talking point, as it has been many times this season, is real madrid losing at home. translation: we made a massive mistake in the first minute of the game that cost us a goal, and that punished us. it happened also against villareal. in professional football, it cannot lose your focus. after that, we have tried everything possible to change the result in the first and second half. in spite of the difficulties, in spite of
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everything against us, in spite of the penalties and in spite of getting a player sent off, but that is no consolation. so that loss for santiago solari's side means that they're now fifth and outside the champions league qualification spots, while barcelona are five points clear. one player who real madrid hope will strengthen them is brahim diaz, the 19—year—old spanish youngster who's joined the club on a six and half year deal from manchester city. manchester city seem to be doing okay without him though, and they're safely through to the fourth round of the fa cup after beating championship side rotherham united 7—0 at the etihad stadium. it took just 11 minutes for raheem sterling to open the scoring from kevin de bruyne‘s pass. phil foden, gabrieljesus, riyad mahrez, and an own goal had put city 5—0 up, before nicolas otamendi added another. and it was leroy sane who finished the scoring with a deflected effort from range. the fourth round draw takes place later on monday. we took it seriously and now, the
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result looks simple or easy but you have to do what you have done, and again, one more time, a compliment for the team, for the way we played, we played well, we communicated with each other, and yeah, we did the job. but there was a big surprise as 2016 premier league champions leicester were knocked out by welsh side newport, who are 7a places below them in the league system. a penalty a few minutes from time gave them a 2—1win. fulham also lost to a lower league side, beaten 2—1 by fourth tier old ham athletic. that's five premier league clubs to go out already, another will go on monday when liverpool go to wolves. in the united arab emirates, day two of the asian cup produced a massive shock. the holders and pre—tournament favourites, australia, were beaten 1—0 byjordan. with action from that and india's victory over thailand, here's anneka radley. australia went into their match
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againstjordan wood australia went into their match against jordan wood the australia went into their match againstjordan wood the 109th ranked nation in the world, perhaps unsurprisingly, as the pretournament favourites. it was jordan took the early lead thanks to this unchallenged header in the 26 minute. australia boss graham arnold rued his side's slow start to the game. just minutes later, jordan was so game. just minutes later, jordan was so close to scoring a second, but it pounced off ryan. despite having 76% of the possession, the young socceroos just could not make work. unlike jordan's goalkeeper, he socceroos just could not make work. unlikejordan‘s goalkeeper, he was kept busy until the 79th minute, denying two goal attempts. kept busy until the 79th minute, denying two goal attemptslj kept busy until the 79th minute, denying two goal attempts. i must say thank you to my players. they make everything that i ask, they do
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everything. i believe in the chances that we can do, also when we have a caller freekick, we trained that we can do, also when we have a callerfreekick, we trained in that we can do, also when we have a caller freekick, we trained in all of this and the date, they made a good performance and also, what i told them many times, i worked on physical and mental and today it... you know, it was one of those days, frustrating the day. as i said, you got to give full credit to jordan and they show that they had a lot of in them. jordan were not the only side causing upsets as india shocked thailand with a 4—1victory side causing upsets as india shocked thailand with a 4—1 victory in abu dhabi. a veteran striker opened the scoring from the penalty spot. but it took just seven minutes scoring from the penalty spot. but it tookjust seven minutes before the captain equalised to thailand with this header. however, india
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came out after half—time and jewelled the ball into the net for the second time. thailand could not find a way back as india scored again, and again. and became the unlikely leaders of group a in the process. meanwhile, in the third game of the day, syria and palestine played out a goalless draw in group b. syria will playjordan, and palestine face australia next. in the nfl playoffs, defending superbowl champions philadelphia eagles have beaten the chicago bears in the nfc wild card match 16—15. cody parkey missed a kick with seconds remaining from 43 yards. it hit the post and the crossbar. earlier, the la chargers beat the baltimore ravens 23—17 in their afc wild card match. the drama packed victory means the chargers will now face the new england patriots next weekend in the afc divisional round. we have one in so many different
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ways, ugly, pretty, offensively, defensively, come from behind, so many different ways, and there is a collective, a great opponent, i guess, their death ends. you think about it, you have a couple of short fields and you're getting at field all long, are getting fewer goals all long, are getting fewer goals all day long, our defence was unbelievable, and obviously the field goal is make it. —— goals. in the nba, tobias harris scored 28 points as the los angeles clippers overcame a slow start to beat the orlando magic 106—96 on sunday. the magic blew a double—digit first half lead in california, and the clippers have now won 11 consecutive games against the magic and are up to 11th in the western conference. to tennis. kei nishikori has won his first atp title since 2016
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after beating daniil medvedev in the brisbane international. the 2014 us open finalist was pushed all the way by his russian opponent. but nishikori, who left medvedev frustrated at times, had lost nine consecutive atp finals before this, but this time, he held firm, winning 6—4, 3—6, 6—2 at the pat rafter arena. in the women's final, karolina pliskova has won her second brisbane international title after beating lesia tsurenko in three sets. the ukrainian took the first set and was serving for the match in the second, but lost her nerve as pliskova turned things around to take it 7—5. tsurenko then rolled her ankle at the start of the decider, allowing pliskova into a 3—0 lead, which she never lost — taking the set 6—2 to join victoria azerenka and serena williams as the third woman to win the tournament twice. bad weather is affecting the fifth
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and final day of the fourth test between australia and india at the sydney cricket ground. india are on the verge of an historic test series win, with the hosts set to resume on six without loss in their second innings, still trailing by 316 runs as india close in on a first ever test series win on australian soil. the dakar rally gets under way in the peruvian capital lima later. with carlos sainz in the car section. the rally consists of ten stages, with the final stage being a reverse route of the opening one. ryoyu kobayashi became only the third man in history to win the grand slam at ski jumping's four hills tournament. the japanese star won the final event
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in bischofshofen on sunday. his second jump took him from fourth place into the lead, and that is where he stayed. the runaway leader of the world cup standings had previously won the events in 0berstdorf, garmisch—partenkirchen and innsbruck, and joins sven hannewald and kamil stoch in completing the grand slam. some effort, indeed. you can get all the latest sports news at our website. but from me, tulsen tollett, and the rest of the sport today team, till next time, goodbye. hello there. it's fair to say the weather's been very dull over the past few days. but all that is about to change. we've got more energy coming in from the atlantic, a deep area of low pressure rushing to the north of scotland, that's beginning to pick up the winds for northern areas. still to the south, high pressure, a few breaks in the cloud means a chillier start here and maybe some fleeting sunshine. rain is moving southwards
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across scotland, northern ireland, into north—west england and north wales. behind it, sunshine for northern ireland in the afternoon, scotland, away from the north and north—west, where it turns wet again and the winds continue to howl. should be a mild day, widely11—12 degrees. but that's not the story. it will be a windy day. windier than we have seen for quite some time. gales across scotland, gusts of 70 mph or more in northern scotland, that could lead to some travel disruption. but the real strength of the winds comes around the back of that deep area of low pressure, it stays very windy during the evening, the first part of the night, and then the low rushes away toward southern scandinavia and takes away the worst of the winds with it as well. but the wind direction changes for tuesday, we get more of a north or north—westerly wind. that means it's going to be a bit colder. but it does mean there's more sunshine on the way. most places on tuesday will be dry with some sunny spells. we will see a few showers coming into north—eastern scotland,
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running down these north sea coasts into east anglia, where the winds could be touching gale force for a while. but lighter winds further west. however, temperatures are back into single figures for most areas. so it gets chilly overnight where we have the clearer skies in this central slice of the uk. so a touch of frost early wednesday. more cloud keeps the temperatures up for eastern parts of england. it will feel cold in the wind, there'll be one of two showers on wednesday. out to the west, we've got this gradual encroachment of air from the atlantic. so that means cloudier skies. thickening cloud to bring rain and drizzle into northern ireland, later into western scotland. ahead of it, temperatures 11—5 degrees. probably the coldest day of this week. maybe a frosty start to the midlands, to the south—west of england, some sunshine for a while. you can see how the cloud is just spilling in on that north—westerly breeze. we're bringing in some milder air, yes, and temperatures of 9—10 degrees in scotland and northern ireland. we're back to high pressure again later on in the week and with that sort of position, we're pulling in air from the atlantic. it means a lot of cloud,
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but at least temperatures will be a little bit higher as well. but it will be on the breezy side. to sum up the week, a windy start, cold air putting in midweek with more sunshine, then it clouds over later, still a little breezy, but also a bit milder. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. i'm reged ahmad. our top stories: a young saudi woman fleeing to australia is stranded at bangkok airport, where she says her passport has been seized. she tells the bbc she can't go back home. i don't have rights in saudi arabia, and my family treat me so bad. they will kill me. as the government shutdown in the us continues into its third week, president trump says he has little expectation of a breakthrough in the latest talks. the hollywood award season is underway with the glitz and glamour of the golden globes in los angeles.
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