Ferland Mendy of Real Madrid scores their side’s late winner from a free-kick  during the Champions League round of 16 first leg against Atalanta  at Gewiss Stadium  in Bergamo. Photograph:  Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images

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Mason Mount of England  celebrates scoring what proved to be his team’s winning second goal during the Nations League victory over Belgium at Wembley. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

England 2 Belgium 1 In the hunt for positives, Gareth Southgate could laud the spirit of his England team and their ruthlessness. The statistics sh(...)

Celtic’s French midfielder Olivier Ntcham celebrates at the Olympic stadium in Rome. Photograph: Getty Images

Lazio 1 Celtic 2 Olivier Ntcham’s dramatic injury-time winner against Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico sent Celtic into the last 32 of the Europa League.(...)