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Sports News of Thursday, 3 August 2017


Richmond Boakye's solitary goal gives Red Star Belgrade win

Striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom's goal ensured Red Star Belgrade recorded a 1-0 win at Sparta Prague in the Europa League third qualifying round second leg on Thursday.

The Ghana international netted in the 19th minute to help the Serbian giants advance 3-0 overall to the play-off stage.

Coach Vladan Milojevic withdrew him after 80 minutes and introduced Aleksandar Pesic.

Boakye had already scored in the 2-0 first leg win at home last week.

He is now on scored seven goals in eight matches in this season's qualifiers.

The former Juventus and Elche striker has been linked with German Bundesliga duo TSG Hoffenheim and Hannover 96.