Liverpool overcomes loss of Salah, beats Newcastle 3-2

Soccer 05/04/19, 15:58

Liverpool overcame the loss of Mohamed Salah to a heavy knock to the head to beat Newcastle 3-2 thanks to a late goal by Divock Origi and return to the top of the English Premier League on Saturday.Origi's header at an 86th-minute free kick glanced off the head of Newcastle ...

Man City seals women’s double with 3-0 FA Cup over West Ham

Soccer 05/04/19, 13:49

Manchester City completed a domestic women's double by asserting its supremacy over first-time finalist West Ham in the second half to seal a 3-0 FA Cup final victory at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.After City was frustrated in the first half, Keira Walsh's shot took a slight deflection and swerved before ...

Cardiff relegated, Tottenham loss blows open race for top 4

Soccer 05/04/19, 13:32

There'll be no last-day battle for survival in the English Premier League, with Cardiff becoming the third and final team to be relegated on Saturday. What looks to be going to the wire, however, is the race for Champions League qualification. Tottenham had two men sent off, including Son Heung-min for shoving ...

Cardiff relegated from English Premier League after 1 season

Soccer 05/04/19, 13:29

Cardiff was relegated from the English Premier League after a losing to Crystal Palace 3-2 on Saturday.The Welsh club joined Fulham and Huddersfield in going down, and will be returning to the second-tier League Championship after just one season up.With the three relegation spots finalized with one round of games ...

Cavani misses late penalty as French champion PSG draws

Soccer 05/04/19, 12:19

Edinson Cavani missed a late penalty given after a video review as French champion Paris Saint-Germain's stuttering form continued in a 1-1 draw with Nice on Saturday.Referee Frank Schneider awarded it for a crude foul by Brazilian defender Dante on Neymar in the 88th minute, although Neymar had already shot ...

Arnautovic scores first goals since January in West Ham win

Soccer 05/04/19, 11:34

Marko Arnautovic scored his first goals since January to lead West Ham to a 3-0 win over Southampton in the English Premier League on Saturday.The Austrian forward, whose form had deserted him since a lucrative move to China failed to materialize during the transfer window, netted twice before Ryan Fredericks ...

Bayern Munich closer to record 7th straight Bundesliga title

Soccer 05/04/19, 11:07

Bayern Munich took another step toward a record-extending seventh straight Bundesliga title on Saturday, and the bottom three teams all lost to extend the relegation fight into another week. Robert Lewandowski, Leon Goretzka and Franck Ribery scored for Bayern to beat last-place Hannover 3-1 at home and move five points clear ...

Europa League in sight for Wolves after beating Fulham 1-0

Soccer 05/04/19, 10:58

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Fulham 1-0 to virtually clinch a seventh-place finish in the English Premier League on Saturday, potentially earning the club a spot in next season's Europa League.Belgium midfielder Leander Dendoncker volleyed in a cross from Matt Doherty in the 75th minute as Wolves finally made their dominance pay ...

Diacre defends leaving Katoto out of France’s WCup squad

Soccer 05/04/19, 10:34

They share the same age — 20 — and both are prolific scorers for Paris Saint-Germain. But unlike her male counterpart Kylian Mbappe, Marie-Antoinette Katoto is not going to experience any World Cup glory with France.For now at least."She's got talent but at the moment she doesn't express it at ...

9-man Tottenham concedes late, loses 1-0 at Bournemouth

Soccer 05/04/19, 08:34

Nine-man Tottenham conceded an injury-time goal to lose 1-0 at Bournemouth, narrowly failing to hang on after having Son Heung-min and Juan Foyth sent off in a five-minute span around halftime in the Premier League on Saturday.Nathan Ake nodded in a corner in the first minute of stoppage time as ...

PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Soccer 05/04/19, 03:25

photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.This week's gallery includes boys playing with a soccer ball in a destroyed building in Gaza City, anti-government demonstrators running from tear gas in Caracas, ...

Whitecaps extend Rapids’ winless streak to 10 games.

Soccer 05/03/19, 22:26

Andy Rose scored in the 87th minute to help the Vancouver Whitecaps hold off winless Colorado 3-2 on Friday night, spoiling the interim coach Conor Casey's debut with the Rapids.Colorado (0-8-2) broke a tie for the second-longest winless stretch to start a MLS season. The Rapids fired head coach Anthony ...

Everton beats Burnley 2-0, keeps alive Europa League hopes

Soccer 05/03/19, 16:19

Resurgent Everton kept alive its faint hopes of qualification for the Europa League by beating Burnley 2-0 in the Premier League on Friday.Burnley defender Ben Mee deflected a shot from Richarlison into his own net in the 17th minute, and Everton right back Seamus Coleman added a second goal three ...

Ronaldo rescues 1-1 draw for Juventus against Torino

Soccer 05/03/19, 15:40

Cristiano Ronaldo scored late as Juventus dented Torino's chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 1-1 draw in Serie A on Friday.Torino looked set to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Superga air disaster by beating Juventus following Sasa Lukic's first-half goal, but Ronaldo leveled six minutes from ...

Valencia condemns Nazi, monkey gestures by fans at Arsenal

Soccer 05/03/19, 12:15

Valencia has expressed "utter disgust and absolute intolerance" toward the fans who were filmed making Nazi salutes and monkey gestures during a Europa League semifinal.The Spanish club says the "isolated gestures" that circulated on social media after Thursday's game at Arsenal "in no way represent the Valencian fan base."Though the ...

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations

Soccer 05/03/19, 06:32

Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury during the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says Keita will be out for "at least two months," which also rules the Guinea ...

What to watch in Europe’s leading soccer countries

Soccer 05/02/19, 17:17

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDManchester City is two wins away from retaining the Premier League trophy, but there's an outside chance the title could be clinched a week early.Bayern's Kingsley Coman attempts a shot at goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between ...

Arsenal, Chelsea in string positions in Europa League semis

Soccer 05/02/19, 15:58

The possibility of an all-English final in the Europa League grew likelier after Arsenal and Chelsea moved into strong positions in the semifinals on Thursday. Arsenal will take a 3-1 lead into the second leg against Valencia after coming from behind through two goals by France striker Alexandre Lacazette and a ...

Doctor says too early to know if Casillas will keep playing

Soccer 05/02/19, 08:39

Iker Casillas is expected to fully recover from a heart attack but Porto's doctor says it's too early to know if the veteran goalkeeper will keep playing professionally.Casillas remained hospitalized on Thursday, a day after falling ill during a practice and undergoing a catheterization.Doctor Nelson Puga said the playing future ...

Benitez, Rodgers could help old club Liverpool win EPL title

Soccer 05/02/19, 08:22

With a second-place finish each, Rafa Benitez and Brendan Rodgers weren't quite able to end Liverpool's long wait for an English top-flight title during their spells in charge at Anfield.They hold the key to their old club potentially achieving that dream this season.In the next-to-last round of its thrilling title ...