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British heavyweight boxer Kash Ali disqualified for biting opponent David Price

Ali was immediately disqualified with Price awarded the victory – with images clearly showing where he had left his mark on the Liverpudlian.

David Price reacts after being bitten by Kash Ali

David Price reacts after being bitten by Kash Ali Credit: Action Images

Elsewhere on the night, Preston’s light-middleweight Scott Fitzgerald defeated Anthony Fowler – the nephew of former Liverpool Football Club star Robbie Fowler – on points to hand Fowler his first defeat.

In the main event, Liam Smith stopped Sam Eggington in the fifth round to claim the WBC Silver light- middleweight. The former world champion Smith is undefeated in all ten fights he has had in Liverpool.

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‘It hurts’: Valencia inflict first defeat on Zidane’s new Madrid

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‘It hurts’: Valencia inflict first defeat on Zidane’s new Madrid

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a basketball player with a football ball: You looking at me? Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale with teammate Karim Benzema on Wednesday© JOSE JORDAN You looking at me? Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale with teammate Karim Benzema on Wednesday
Zinedine Zidane dropped Gareth Bale and endured his first defeat since returning to Real Madrid as his side were deservedly beaten 2-1 by a resurgent Valencia on Wednesday.

The last time Zidane left Bale on the bench, the Welshman proved a spectacular substitute against Liverpool in the Champions League final 10 months ago but there was to be no rescue act at Mestalla.

Instead, Valencia surged to a convincing victory, Goncalo Guedes and Ezequiel Garay scoring in each half to leave Marcelino’s team within a point of La Liga’s top four. Karim Benzema headed in a late consolation in injury-time.

“We lacked a bit of spark up front,” Zidane said. “I am not going to criticise my players. They have tried and we played a good team. But losing always hurts.”

After a miserable start to the season, Valencia could yet enjoy a barnstorming finish.

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Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Major club: Barcelona
Years active: 2000-
Appearances: 674 (club), 128 (national)
Goals scored: 591 (club), 65 (national)

Champions League qualification is now within touching distance while a Copa del Rey final against Barcelona and Europa League last 16 tie against Villarreal still await.

“The game played out how we hoped,” said Marcelino. “It was a complete performance.”

Pele: Legendary Brazil striker taken ill in Paris

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known to millions of fans as Pelé, enjoyed one of the most glittering and memorable footballing careers of all time. Born in the east Brazil city of Três Corações, the former Santos and New York Cosmos is remembered for terrorising defences all over the globe and for winning the World Cup three times – more than any other player.

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