Champions League: Arsenal 3-3 Anderlecht

Arsenal moved to the brink of the Champions League’s last 16 despite blowing a 3-0 lead against Anderlecht.

Mikel Arteta’s penalty put the Gunners ahead after Danny Welbeck was fouled by Chancel Mbemba.

Alexis Sanchez doubled the lead with a stunning 20-yard volley before Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain added the third.

Anthony Vanden Borre reduced the deficit from close range before scoring a penalty, with Aleksandar Mitrovic equalising in the last minute.

Arsenal were set to book their place in the knockout stages when substitute Mitrovic headed Andy Najar’s 90th-minute cross past Wojciech Szczesny from close range.

The Londoners still need one point from their two remaining games – at home to Borussia Dortmund on 26 November and at Galatasaray on 9 December – to advance.

But with Dortmund five points clear, their hopes of finishing top of the group and heading into next month’s draw as one of the seeded teams are fading.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger looked furious at the end.

Though Vanden Borre was clearly offside when he scored his first goal, there can be no excuses for the lapses of concentration that allowed the Belgian champions to take a point.

Indeed there was no evidence of the drama to come at a rain-lashed Emirates when two goals in the space of four first-half minutes put the Gunners in control.

Chile international Sanchez had already been denied by a post when Mbemba felled Welbeck to gift Arteta his first goal in the competition, the Spaniard coolly chipping his 25th-minute spot-kick down the middle.

It was 2-0 four minutes later, the tireless Sanchez finding the net with a sublime low 20-yard volley after his free-kick cannoned off the visitors’ wall.

Anderlecht battled throughout but they looked beaten when Oxlade-Chamberlain put Wenger’s side 3-0 ahead by drilling home after a powerful 58th-minute run.

Vanden Borre was at least a yard offside when he began Anderlecht’s amazing fightback from close range in the 61st minute.

Nacho Monreal’s clumsy foul on Mitrovic then allowed Vanden Borre to make it 3-2 from the penalty spot.

And, just as Arsenal appeared to have weathered Anderlecht’s late flurry, the dangerous Mitrovic headed home to the delight of the 3,000 travelling fans.

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Championship: Sheff Wed 0-2 Bournemouth

Bournemouth went top of the Championship by beating 10-man Sheffield Wednesday for a seventh consecutive league and cup victory.

The mid-table Owls were holding their own until Royston Drenthe was sent off after an hour for a second booking.

Five minutes later, Callum Wilson found Andrew Surman, who curled a left-foot shot past Keiren Westwood.

And the game was sealed when Ryan Fraser clipped the ball home moments after coming on as a substitute.

Recent weeks have seen Eddie Howe’s Cherries surge up the table, only six years since they started the League Two season on minus 17 points for exiting administration in an incorrect manner.

The Owls, on the other hand, have struggled for consistency and have only scored three goals in their seven home league games this season.

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Cricket: James Anderson misses Sri Lanka tour with injury

James Anderson has been ruled out of England’s one-day series against Sri Lanka later this month as he continues to recover from a knee injury.

The Lancashire seamer hopes to be fit for the tri-series against Australia and India in January and the ICC Cricket World Cup in February.

The 32-year-old will travel to South Africa in December for rehabilitation with the England Performance Programme.

At present he will not be replaced in the squad for the Sri Lanka tour.

The England and Wales Cricket Board said in a statement: “James Anderson has been ruled out of the upcoming one day tour to Sri Lanka to continue his rehabilitation on a pre-existing left knee injury.

“Anderson experienced some knee discomfort during the summer and in preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup will undergo a graded return to bowling programme over the next two months.”

Fellow paceman Stuart Broad, 28, also misses the one-day series in Sri Lanka but hopes to be fit for January’s one-day tri-series in Australia.

Broad had surgery in September on a patella tendon of his right knee.

England will take part in seven ODIs in Sri Lanka, beginning in Colombo on 26 November.

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Cricket: Ryan ten Doeschate signs two-year contract for Essex

Essex one-day captain Ryan ten Doeschate has signed a new contract until the end of the 2016 season.

The 34-year-old all-rounder has been with the Chelmsford side since 2003 and led them to the quarter-finals of the T20 Blast and One-Day Cup in 2014.

With the bat, he averaged 88.75 in the T20 Blast and 52.50 in the One-Day Cup.

“He is still a key player for us in all formats, and his captaincy of the one-day team last season was excellent,” said Essex head coach Paul Grayson.

“Ryan has been a fantastic servant for Essex, and we are very pleased he has decided to extend his time here.”

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Tennis: ATP Finals: Andy Murray to face Roger Federer

Britain’s Andy Murray has been drawn in the same group as Roger Federer for the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Murray, 27, has won three titles in the past six weeks to qualify for the eight-man season-ending tournament, which takes place from 9-16 November.

The Scot is in Group B along with Swiss second seed Federer, Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic of Canada.

Top seed Novak Djokovic, Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka, Czech Tomas Berdych and Marin Cilic of Croatia are in Group A.

Murray will open play at the O2 at 14:00 GMT on Sunday against Nishikori, followed by Federer against Raonic at 20:00.

Wawrinka and Berdych begin proceedings on Monday, with Djokovic and Cilic in the evening session.

The top two players in each group will progress to the semi-finals, with the standings based initially on match wins, although it can come down to the percentage of games won or even world rankings as the final tie-breaker.

Murray has avoided defending champion Djokovic, who beat him at the Paris Masters last week to end his 11-match winning run.

But the 2013 Wimbledon champion will face Federer, who is attempting to regain the world number one spot and win this title for a seventh time.

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F1: Lewis Hamilton overtakes Rosberg to win United States GP

Lewis Hamilton caught and passed Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to win the United States Grand Prix and extend his World Championship lead.

Hamilton took his 10th victory of the season thanks to a late and brave move down the inside of Rosberg at Turn 12, after erasing the German’s lead.

The result extends Hamilton’s lead over Rosberg to 24 points with 75 available in the two remaining races.

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo drove superbly to beat the Williams to third.

Hamilton’s victory will be another psychological blow for Rosberg, who arrived in Austin, Texas, admitting he needed “three strong races” to have any chance of beating his team-mate to the title.

The Briton looked the quicker of the two through the practice sessions, but Rosberg took pole after his team-mate hit trouble with his brakes in qualifying.

Rosberg converted that into a lead at the first corner but the fact Hamilton was able to follow within a second of him through to their first pit stops suggested the Englishman did indeed have a pace advantage.

The German’s lead gave him the strategic advantage of making his first stop before Hamilton, on lap 15. Hamilton was in next time around and rejoined 2.8 seconds behind.

Five laps later, Hamilton was within a second of the leader and on lap 24 he made the decisive move.

He set the fastest first sector time of the race to that point, to put himself closer to Rosberg’s tail as they entered the hairpin before the long straight.

Hamilton then dived for the inside at Turn 12, the hairpin at the end of the straight.

The move seemed to catch Rosberg unawares. He initially moved to defend, before realising that doing so would breach the rule that forbids changing line in the braking zone.

Hamilton, on the inside and alongside, ran his team-mate out to the kerbs, ensuring he held the lead.

Rosberg kept the gap between them stable at 1.4 seconds for a few laps before Hamilton extended it by a second over laps 30 and 31 to give himself some breathing space and then controlled the race to the end.

It was Hamilton’s fifth victory in succession, 10th of the season, and the 32nd of his career, which means he has more career wins than any other Briton, passing Nigel Mansell, and has equalled the tally of his great rival Fernando Alonso.

Hamilton and Alonso are now equal fifth on the all-time F1 winners’ list.

“I’m really grateful to be up front,” he said. “It is such a privilege to be representing my country and to be at the top of the driver wins is quite special. The car was great today.”

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Premiership: Everton 0-0 Swansea

Everton boss Roberto Martinez had to settle for a point against former club Swansea, who held on for a draw having gone down to 10 men late in the game.

Wilfried Bony had a shot saved for the visitors before they were denied a penalty when Jonjo Shelvey’s strike appeared to hit Antolin Alcaraz’s hand.

Shelvey was later sent off for a second booking after 72 minutes.

Defender Phil Jagielka failed to put away a header as Everton struggled to test Swans keeper Lukasz Fabianski.

Substitute Romelu Lukaku nearly had a clear sight of goal late on but Swansea defender Ashley Williams pulled off a vital interception from a Leighton Baines cross to deny him.

Lukaku also failed to put away a Samuel Eto’o cross – although the Belgian forward appeared offside so the goal might not have counted in any case.

This was the first time the Toffees have failed to score in the league this season, and while home keeper Tim Howard was a virtual spectator, the hosts rarely threatened to break down down the Welsh side either.

For the visitors, perhaps content to stifle their hosts, this was just a second clean sheet in their last 21 away league games – though they have now failed to beat the Goodison Park club in 19 league meetings.

Martinez, taking charge of his 200th Premier League game, was a team-mate, captain and manager of Swansea boss Garry Monk during the former’s spell in charge of the Welsh club between 2007 and 2009 and the pair chatted on the touchline before kick-off.

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