Top Five Stories From Tuesday You Must Read Today

Feb 13 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

PSG beat Manchester United in the first leg of Champions League quarterfinals, World tennis number one Naomi Osaka parts ways with her coach Sascha Bajin just 17 days after her Australian Open victory

Naomi Osaka of Japan speaks with her coach Aleksandar Bajin during a practice session ahead of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 11, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. PHOTO/GettyImages

  • Mathare came into the fixture on the back of three league games without a win but still hanging on to the SPL top spot with 25 points, three ahead of their closest challengers Gor Mahia FC
  • PSG showed they still retain plenty of world class talent despite their big name absentees as United struggled to contain the slick passing of Thomas Tuchel's men in midfield and the pace of Mbappe in attack
  • Osaka, who is scheduled to compete in Dubai next week, began sounding out potential replacements late last year, local media reported

NAIROBI, Kenya- Paris Saint-Germain made light of an injury crisis to inflict Manchester United's first defeat under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Tuesday to take a huge step towards the Champions League quarter-finals.

Back at home, Sofapaka FC climbed into third place on the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) table after humiliating Mathare United FC 4-1 at the Kasarani Stadium on the day.

Here are the top five stories from Tuesday compiled by SportPesa News that you must read today:

PSG Condemn Ole Gunnar Solskjaer To First Man United Defeat

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom- Paris Saint-Germain made light of an injury crisis to inflict Manchester United's first defeat under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Tuesday to take a huge step towards the Champions League quarter-finals.Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe struck in a seven-minute spell just before the hour mark as PSG displayed their credentials to finally become champions of Europe for the first time, especially once they get the world's most expensive player Neymar and Edinson Cavani back from injury. READ MORE

World Number One Naomi Osaka Divorces German Coach

TOKYO, Japan- World tennis number one Naomi Osaka has split from her coach Sascha Bajin just 17 days after completing back-to-back Grand Slam victories at the Australian Open."Hey everyone, I will no longer be working together with Sascha. I thank him for his work and wish him all the best in the future," the 21-year-old Japanese tweeted in a shock announcement. READ MORE

Four-Star Sofapaka Thrash Mathare To Climb Into SPL Top 3

NAIROBI, Kenya- Sofapaka FC climbed into third place on the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) table after humiliating Mathare United FC 4-1 at the Kasarani Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.An exquisite first half display from the 2009 champions cemented the three points and condemned the league leaders to a second defeat in four matches. READ MORE

Teenage Sensation Zaniolo Brace Gives Roma Edge In Porto Tie

ROME, Italy- Teenage sensation Nicolo Zaniolo hit a brace as Roma beat Porto 2-1 in their Champions League last 16, first leg clash at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday.The 19-year-old got his first Champions League goal after 70 minutes in Rome, adding a second six minutes later to inflict a first defeat on Porto in this year's top-tier European competition. READ MORE

England World Cup-Winning Goal Keeper Gordon Banks Passes On

LONDON, United Kingdom- Gordon Banks, England's goalkeeper during their triumphant 1966 World Cup campaign, has died aged 81, his former club Stoke City announced on Tuesday.His family said the 73-times capped Banks, who lost an eye in a car crash in 1972, had passed away in his sleep. READ MORE