Bitesize Sports Update: What you need to know

SOCCER – Western Sydney Wanderers put aside their A-League woes to open their Asian Champions League defence with a 3-1 win over Japanese giants Kashima Antlers, as Brisbane succumbed to an injury-time stunner in a 1-0 loss to 10-man Beijing Guoan.

CRICKET – The luck of the Irish helped deny UAE a thrilling maiden World Cup victory, Gary Wilson’s late-hitting guiding Ireland to a two-wicket win with four balls to spare at the Gabba.

RUGBY LEAGUE – Manly superstar Kieran Foran is poised to sign a multi-million-dollar, four-year deal with Parramatta, according to a report in Fairfax Media.

TENNIS – Six-time winner Roger Federer won 20 straight points en-route to beating Spain’s Fernando Verdasco 6-4 6-3 as he joined Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray in reaching the last eight at the Dubai Classic.

Source: AAP


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