* Premier League leaders Manchester City recovered from two goals down to beat Championship side Swansea City 3-2 at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday and progress to the FA Cup semi-finals.
* Watford reached their second FA Cup semi-final in four seasons with substitute Andre Gray scoring three minutes after coming on to seal a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.
* Wes Morgan’s 90th-minute header earned 10-man Leicester City a 2-1 victory over relegation-threatened Burnley at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday.
* Matt Ritchie’s last-gasp equaliser earned Newcastle United a point at Bournemouth in a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Vitality Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday.
* Atletico Madrid’s faint La Liga title hopes suffered a setback with a 2-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday which could leave them 10 points behind leaders Barcelona by the end of the weekend.
* Claudio Ranieri’s AS Roma side suffered a blow to their top-four hopes in Serie A as Andrea Petagna’s penalty gave struggling SPAL a surprise 2-1 victory on Saturday.
* Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time in the third and final free practice session ahead of qualifying for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on Mar 16. The Briton, bidding for a sixth world title to move within one of Michael Schumacher’s record seven, followed up his pace-setting times on Friday to post a blistering one minute 22.292 seconds around Melbourne’s Albert Park.
* The Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced the start of a professional league for women on Saturday and promised it would give women’s football more attention, with the creation of a high performance centre in Buenos Aires.
* Schalke’s miserable run was extended to six straight defeats on Saturday after losing 1-0 at home to RB Leipzig in Huub Stevens’ first game back as head coach in the wake of their battering at Manchester City.