The Week in Sport (24-30 Oct)

It is time for another recap of The Week in Sport, including  Lewis Hamilton keeping his title hopes alive to win the Mexican Grand Prix and Man City got back to winning ways.

Football

In the Premier League, Man City got back to winning ways as Sergio Aguero bagged a brace in a 4-0 win at West Brom, while Arsenal and Liverpool remain just behind Man City after wins over Sunderland and Crystal Palace respectively. More week 10 results here.

Sergio Aguero bagged a barce in Man Cty's 4-0 win over West Brom image: youtube.com

Sergio Aguero bagged a brace in Man City’s 4-0 win over West Brom
image: youtube.com

Real Madrid remain top of La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in a 4-1 win over Alaves, Rafinha scored the only goal in Barcelona’s 1-0 win over bottom side Grenada and 10-man Atletico Madrid also won with a 4-2 victory against Malaga.

Gonzalo Higuain came back to haunt his former club as the gave Juventus a 2-1 win over Napoli to move five points clear at the top of Serie A, while Fabio Quagliarella scored the only goal as Sampdoria inflicted another defeat on Inter Milan.

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich defeated Augsburg 3-1, while Schalke held Borussia Dortmund to a scoreless draw.

In the EFL Cup, Juan Mata’s goal was enough to give Man United a 1-0 win over rivals Man City, Daniel Sturridge bagged a brace in Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Tottenham, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s double helped Arsenal see off Reading 2-0.

In the quarter-finals, Man United will take on West Ham, who knocked out Chelsea 2-1, Liverpool will face Leeds, Arsenal will welcome Southampton and Hull will face Championship leaders Newcastle, who thrashed Preston 6-0.

In sad news, Brazil legend Carlos Alberto -who captained the side to the 1970 World Cup and scored one of the tournament’s most memorable goals against Italy in the final – has died aged 72 after suffering a heart attack.

Golf

Hideki Matsuyama became the first Asian winner of the World Golf Championship as the Japanese golfer finished on 23 under par, seven clear of Sweden’s Henrik Stenson and American Daniel Berger. to win the WGC-HSBC Champions.

PGA Tour rookie Cody Gribble claimed victory at the Sanderson Farms Championship as the American finished with a closing 64 to finish 20 under, four ahead of compatriots Chris Kirk and Luke List to win in Mississippi.

Formula One

Lewis Hamlton made it back to back victories to keep tabs on Nico Rosberg image: news--of-the-day.com

Lewis Hamlton made it back to back victories to keep tabs on Nico Rosberg
image: news–of-the-day.com

Lewis Hamilton kept his world championship hopes alive as the Mercedes driver won from pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg and Red Bull’s Daniel Riccardio who finished second and third respectively.

Baseball

Chicago Cubs kept their 108 year for a World Series alive as they recovered from back-to-back losses in the best of seven series to win game five 3-2 against the Cleveland Indians.

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