WORLD FOOTBALL TID-BITS - 16TH FEB 2015
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ADHIRAJ DUTTA :A second-half header from Edinson Cavani ensured Paris Saint-Germain held Chelsea to a 1-1 draw in the UEFA Champions League. Edinson Cavani's 17th goal of season maintained Paris Saint-Germain's long unbeaten home record in Europe but Chelsea will be favourites to reach the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals after drawing 1-1 at the Parc des Princes. Branislav Ivanovic's first-half header put the Premier League leaders in front in Tuesday's round-of-16 first leg.
A lacklustre performance from 10-man Bayern Munich saw the German champions held to a 0-0 draw by Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. Xabi Alonso saw red in a feisty 0-0 stalemate between Bayern Munich and Shakhtar Donetsk in Wednesday's UEFA Champions League last-16 first leg.
Footage of Chelsea fans disallowing a man access to a train in Paris has emerged, with the act carrying racist undertones. Video footage has emerged showing Chelsea supporters denying a man access to a train in Paris, purportedly due to his race.
Michael Laudrup knows Japan want him to coach their national team but he will not leave Lekhwiya until the end of the Qatari football season Former Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has confirmed the Japanese Football Association (JFA) wants him to coach their national team, but the Dane will not leave Lekhwiya until the end of the Qatar Stars League season in May.
Preston North End's Thorsten Stuckmann has revealed Wayne Rooney apologised for his part in Monday's much-debated FA Cup penalty incident. Wayne Rooney apologised for the manner in which he won a penalty during Manchester United's FA Cup victory over Preston North End at Deepdale, according to the hosts' goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann.
Demba Ba's return to Anfield with Besiktas will not bring back any bad memories for Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has played down the impact of Demba Ba's first return to Anfield since his goal for Chelsea last season, which all but ended the Merseyside club's title challenge. Ba - now with Besiktas - made the most of a Steven Gerrard slip to open the scoring in Liverpool's costly 2-0 defeat to Chelsea at Anfield in April.
Allegations have been made against one current and one former Real Betis player regarding match-fixing, with the club denying any knowledge. Real Betis have vehemently denied any knowledge of taking part in the reported fixing of a match during the 2013-14 La Liga season.
After a disappointing start to 2015 for Roma, coach Rudi Garcia is urging his team to produce an improvement against Feyenoord on Thursday. Roma coach Rudi Garcia believes his side owe their fans a performance against Feyenoord on Thursday following an unconvincing start to 2015.
Borussia M'gladbach winger Patrick Herrmann has revealed that he could be moving to English Premier League in the near future. The 24-year-old has been one of die Fohlen's star performers for several years now, and it appears he is ready to search for a new challenge.