Daily Digest: Third round of Open Championship under way with Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner in lead

Sport360 staff 13:29 21/07/2018
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Hello, it’s David Cooper here giving you a bitesize look at what’s going on this afternoon.

TOP STORY 

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The third round of The Open Championship is under way at Carnoustie, with Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner taking a share of the lead at six under par into the day.

Johnson, who is looking to become the first player in history to win major titles at Augusta, St Andrews and Carnoustie, shot 67 on Friday to jump to the top of the leaderboard.

Tommy Fleetwood, meanwhile, carded the only bogey-free round of the day as his 65 shot him into contention and placed him just one shot back.

Read more about the action from the second round here.

FOOTBALL

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Barcelona are heating up their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Willian, with the Spanish giants lodging a third bid worth £55 million for the 29-year-old winger, according to Sky Sports. Check out more on the situation in our Rumour Mill.

With Real Madrid also in hot pursuit of another Chelsea playmaker, our man Brendon Netto took a look at three key targets for Los Blancos as they attempt to fill the sizable void left behind by Cristiano Ronaldo.

CRICKET

ZAMAN

Fakhar Zaman made history in Friday’s ODI victory over Zimbabwe, knocking an unbeaten 210 to become the first Pakistan batman to record a double century. He was also involved in a 304-run opening stand with Imam-ul-Haq, which is now the highest first-wicket partnership in ODI cricket. Read more on Zaman’s incredible performance here.

REGIONAL

UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff nearly pulled off a victory on stage 13 of the Tour de France on Friday, finishing just behind Peter Sagan on a sprint finish.

In the AGL, former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu has been appointed new coach of Al Wahda’s reserves.

FEATURE OF THE DAY

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Liverpool should contend for the Premier League title this coming season, but they’re not without question marks. Alex Broun takes a look at five questions Jurgen Klopp must answer if the Reds are to lift the trophy and end their title drought.

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