tv Sport Today BBC News February 17, 2017 1:45am-1:59am GMT
coming up on this programme. a hat—trick for zlatan ibrahimovic puts manchester united on top against saint etienne. joshua and klitschko meet up ahead of april's world heavyweight title clash at wembley stadium. and arnold palmer's grandson leads in california. sam saunders shows some golfing greatness of his own. hello and welcome to the programme where we start with football and a hat—trick from zlatan ibrahimovic has given manchester united a 3—0 lead over st etienne after the first leg of their last 32 europa league tie. but, jose mourinho was not happy with his players. united started badly and were lucky to go ahead through a deflected free kick from ibrahimovic. the swede has now scored more goals against the french side than any other team — 17 in m games. the game saw paul pogba come out on top against his brother florentin. mourinho was pleased with the result, but not how his players went into the game.
i had ihada i had a feeling immediately in the dressing room that it was too noisy, too funny, too relaxed. and then i had that feeling in the warming up where some of the players were not really focused on getting the correct adrenaline in their bodies. if you don't take it seriously... we should be at home watching tv. it wasn't such a good day for fellow english side tottenham who were beaten in gent. it was a good night for the italian teams with fiorentina winning in germany against borussia moenchengladbach and edin dzeko picked up a second half hat—trick for roma in a comprehensive win in spain against villareal. dzeko is now the leading scorer in this season's competition moving onto eight and of course for all the results, from the round of 32, head to our website at bbc.com/sport fifa president gianni infantino says he intends to encourage co—hosting
for the 2026 world cup. and allow for a greater audience to see matches at the venue. we have to think about sustainability and if we think about the world cup and the requirements that we put on the country to organise a world cup, there are really very few countries in the world who can comply with these requirements. what we want to avoid is countries investing in infrastructure, stadiums and support which are then not used. the countries should be located close to each other because otherwise the travel would become a major challenge. the grandson of the golfing great arnold palmer, sam saunders, is the clubhouse leader after his opening round of the genesis
open in california. saunders has had only three top—io finishes in 78 pga tour tournaments. cilic eased through the first set before coric produced some sublime shots to level the match by taking the second, but the former us open champion composed himself in the decider to take the win and will now
face jo—wilfried tsonga in the quarter—finals. while second seed dominic thiem successfully navigated a second set tie—break to beat frenchman gilles simon in straight sets 6—4 7—6. the austrian will now face qualifier pierre—hugues herbert for a place in the semi finals. fourth seed tomas berdych recorded a straight sets 7—6 6—1 victory over france's richard gasquet to move into the quarter—finals. berdych was pushed all the way in the first set but wasn't troubled in the second. the czech secured the win when gasquet doubled faulted and will face defending champion martin klizan for a place grigor dimitrov progressed to the last eight after a tough and the bulgarian will play third seed david goffin. the belgian came from a set down to defeat dutchman robin haase for a 5—7, 6—4, 6—4 win.
on the wta tour dominika cibulkova reached the semi—finals of the qatar open in doha after beating sam stosur 7—5 6—4 in what was also her 400th career win and will now face either karolina pliskova or zhang shuai in the last four. soren kragh andersen out—sprinted former world road race champion to win the third stage of the tour of oman on thursday. the peloton was driven by the bmc team of hermans, who had triumphed on stage two. but the man with the strength up a tortuous final 300 metres was the unheralded dane andersen. :;:::: now ff ’: i’:
:;:::: now but ’: i’: :2::* now but the f: :;:::: now but the :: gést like they were yesterday. today like they were yesterday. today the crowd suited me well and in the last 300 metres i felt good andi in the last 300 metres i felt good and i went for it and nobody passed me. it was amazing and a really nice day, for sure. we heard about the upcoming josua and klitschko fight earlier to boxing and as the countdown continues to one of the most anticipated match ups of recent times when anthonyjoshua and wladimir klitschko meet. the fight will take place in front of 90,000 fans at london's wembley stadium. ao—year—old ukrainian klitschko who has 13 years on his british opponent last fought when he lost to tyson fury in november 2015. the fight sees them take to the ring for the unbeaten joshua's ibf title and the wba belt of which klitschko lost to fury. 90,000 sold—out arena, very special. a global event because it will be broadcast in over 150 countries. like any aspect that you take a look