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Besieged Bale scores as Real Madrid rally for friendly win over Arsenal

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Gareth Bale shrugged off uncertainty over his Real Madrid future Tuesday, his second-half goal helping the La Liga giants rally for a friendly win over Arsenal. Madrid clawed back from two goals down to finish full time at 2-2, and prevailed 3-2 in the penalty shootout dictated by the International Champions Cup exhibition tournament format. Welsh star Bale didn't play in Madrid's 3-1 loss to Bayern Munich in Houston on Saturday, manager Zinadine Zidane saying Monday he declined to dress for the match as the club pursued options for off-loading him.

Arsenal set Champions League final target as Kroenkes seek to emulate LA Rams success

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Arsenal are being challenged to emulate the success of the Super Bowl-bound LA Rams, with the Kroenke family charging Unai Emery with the task of delivering Champions League glory. On Sunday, the biggest spectacle in American sport will see the Rams take on the New England Patriots in Atlanta. Stan Kroenke, who boasts a controlling stake in Arsenal, will be looking for coach Sean McVay and star quarterback Jared Goff to deliver on a first Super Bowl appearance in 17 years – and a first since the franchise returned to Los Angeles from St Louis.