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In the world of football, Xavi has left Barcelona after winning against Sevilla 2-1 in the final La Liga game as manager. Southampton will be playing in the Premier League next season after winning the Championship play-off against Leeds United 1-0. Charles Leclerc became the first Monacan driver to win his home race in F1, finishing ahead of Oscar Piastri and Carlos Sainz.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.


Xavi leaves Barcelona after winning final La Liga game as manager

Xavi has left Barcelona after securing a win in his final La Liga game as manager against Sevilla 2-1 away from home, to help the Catalan giants finish in second place on the points table. After being told that he was being sacked, the 44-year-old saw his player send him off in style with Fermin Lopez scoring the winner on the night before celebrating the moment with him.

Southampton return to Premier League after winning Championship play-off final against Leeds United

Southampton will be making their return to the Premier League next season after winning the Championship play-off final against Leeds United 1-0 at the Wembley Stadium in London. The manager of Southampton, Russell Martin, had this to say after the big win, “It's up to us to prove ourselves in the Premier League next season. The style is something that myself and my players believe in, I won't change and I love what I do. We'll need to embrace the challenge without losing who we are.”

Manchester United hold talks with representatives of Thomas Frank and Mauricio Pochettino: Reports

Manchester United have reportedly held talks with the representatives of Thomas Frank, the Brentford manager, and Mauricio Pochettino, the former Chelsea manager, to potentially replace Erik ten Hag in the managerial role of the club this summer. As per the Telegraph report, the Dutchman, who led Manchester United to their 13th FA Cup win against their city rivals at Wembley in London, is currently at a serious risk of getting sacked.

Al-Ittihad willing to offer £25m for Ederson in the summer: Reports

Al-Ittihad are reportedly targeting to bring the Manchester City goalkeeper, Ederson, to Saudi Arabia, and for that, they are willing to offer £25m, as per the report from the Daily Mail. The Saudi Pro League are looking to splash big sums of money this summer to improve their standing in the country after finding themselves outside the top four places on the points ladder with just a match remaining in the season.

Some major results in football are as under:

La Liga 2023-24

Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona

Celta Vigo 2-2 Valencia

Serie A 2023-24

Atalanta 3-0 Torino

Napoli 0-0 Lecce

Empoli 2-1 Roma

Hellas Verona 2-2 Inter Milan

Eredivisie 2023-24

Utrecht 1-2 Go Ahead Eagles

Major League Soccer 2024

Vancouver Whitecaps 1-2 Inter Miami


Andy Murray loses in first round of French Open against Stan Wawrinka

The Briton Andy Murray suffered a defeat in the first round of the French Open at the hands of the Swiss Stan Wawrinka in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. After deciding to avoid an ankle surgery to play at the French Open, the 37-year-old might have taken part in his final singles match at the Roland Garros since he has already alluded to this season being his last on tour in all likelihood.

Terence Atmane avoids disqualification despite hitting spectator in frustration at French Open

The Frenchman Terence Atmane hit the ball into a spectator in frustration during the first round of the French Open against Sebastian Ofner of Austria. The 22-year-old managed to avoid disqualification after the chair umpire and a tournament referee gave him a warning for unsportsmanlike conduct before losing the match in five sets 3-6, 4-6, 7-6(7-2), 6-2, 7-5.

Formula 1

Charles Leclerc wins Monaco GP; becomes first Monacan to achieve great feat

Charles Leclerc became the first F1 driver from Monaco to win his home grand prix in its 93-year history after the top 10 drivers on the starting grid ended up taking the chequered flag in the exact order for the first time. The Ferrari driver triumphed at the Circuit de Monaco with a comfortable margin of 7.152 seconds ahead of Oscar Piastri of McLaren in second place, while his teammate Carlos Sainz came home in third place.


India defeat Argentina 5-4 in FIH Pro League thriller

The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Argentina in a 5-4 FIH Pro League thriller at the Wilrijkse Plein Antwerp, to reach second place on the points table behind Netherlands. The captain of India, Harmanpreet Singh, scored a hat-trick, converting a penalty corner and two penalty strokes to put his team in a commanding position before they held on to a win in the face of a late Argentinian comeback.