A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
Son Heung-min bounced back from a traumatic weekend by scoring twice as Tottenham beat Red Star Belgrade 4-0 on Wednesday to take a huge step towards reaching the last 16 of the Champions League for a third straight year.
Robert Lewandowski scored as Bayern Munich eased to a 3-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in their opening Champions League group-stage match.
Red Star Belgrade fans stirred controversy by parking an army tank outside their stadium ahead of their Champions League play-off second leg match.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side never hit their full stride during Tuesday's Group C UEFA Champions League 2-0 defeat to Red Star Belgrade.
Red Star Belgrade, embroiled in a Champions League match-fixing scandal, have erected a wall of silence ahead of their clash with Liverpool.
Former European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade held Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli to a creditable goalless draw.
Red Star Belgrade, Serbia's leading football team, has been banned from entering Kosovo where it was to play a Serbia Cup match against a local team.
Bayern Munich hopes of reclaiming European club football's top prize rest to a large extent on the shoulders of Philippe Coutinho.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said his side need to "stay humble" after they thumped Red Star Belgrade 4-1 on Tuesday.
Liverpool face the threat of crashing out at the Champions League group stage after a shock defeat to Red Star Belgrade.
Neymar continued his return to top form with a hat-trick in a sublime display to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a rout of Red Star Belgrade.
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