Lloyd gets 2 goals in US’ 6-0 exhibition rout of Belgium

Soccer 04/07/19, 22:14

The World Cup must be getting close, because Carli Lloyd is looking dangerous.The 2015 World Cup star scored her first two goals of the year in the opening 19 minutes of the U.S. women's national team's 6-0 thrashing of Belgium in an exhibition Sunday night.Lindsey Horan and Samantha Mewis added ...

Barca, Juve focus on Europe, CL rivals face home challenges

Soccer 04/07/19, 19:16

With the completion of their domestic title defenses seeming a formality, Barcelona and Juventus can now focus on the Champions League.For the rest of the quarterfinalists it's a far more challenging period that will stretch their squads while ambitions at home and abroad are juggled.Here is a look at this ...

PSG title party delayed after spectacular Choupo-Moting miss

Soccer 04/07/19, 17:16

Paris Saint-Germain had its title celebrations delayed for at least another week after forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting accidentally prevented a goal for his team despite the ball being about to cross the goal-line.Amid disbelieving looks from teammates, with the score at 1-1 in the first half, Choupo-Moting stopped a chip ...

Busio, Sporting KC tie FC Cincinnati 1-1

Soccer 04/07/19, 16:44

Gianluca Busio scored for the second consecutive game to help Sporting Kansas City to a 1-1 tie with FC Cincinnati on Sunday.A 16-year-old homegrown, Busio made his third MLS start and has three goals in 367 career minutes.Kelyn Rowe played an arcing pass from near midfield to a streaking Busio ...

Bremen v Bayern, Hamburg v Leipzig in German Cup semifinals

Soccer 04/07/19, 14:35

Bayern Munich will play at Werder Bremen, and Hamburger SV will host Leipzig, in the semifinals of the German Cup.Sunday's draw dealt Bayern a trip to Bremen just days after they play each other in the Bundesliga in Munich on April 20.The teams met in the 2010 final with Bayern ...

Gladbach’s Champions League hopes take another blow

Soccer 04/07/19, 13:49

Borussia Moenchengladbach's hopes of Champions League football took another blow at the end of a turbulent week in a 1-1 draw at home to Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Florian Neuhaus put the home side ahead from a narrow angle early in the second half, only for Davy Klaassen ...

Inter forward Icardi gets mixed reception on San Siro return

Soccer 04/07/19, 13:47

Mauro Icardi had a mixed reception on Sunday in his first appearance on the field at San Siro since early February.The former Inter Milan captain could not prevent his team from being held 0-0 by Atalanta in Serie A.Icardi had made his first appearance for Inter in nearly two months ...

Deulofeu double stuns Wolves, puts Watford in FA Cup final

Soccer 04/07/19, 13:05

Substitute Gerard Deulofeu sent Watford into the FA Cup final for the first time in 35 years, scoring twice as Wolverhampton's two-goal lead was wiped out in a 3-2 victory for the Hornets on Sunday.It was capitulation by Wolves, who were cruising toward a return trip to Wembley Stadium for ...

Surprising Getafe strengths grip on 4th place in Spain

Soccer 04/07/19, 11:03

Surprising Getafe is standing its ground in the fight for a Champions League spot in the Spanish league.The southern Madrid club defeated red-hot Athletic Bilbao 1-0 on Sunday to strengthen its grip on fourth place with seven matches remaining.Striker Angel Rodriguez came off the bench early in the second half ...

Lodeiro boosts Sounders past Real Salt Lake 1-0

Soccer 04/07/19, 00:37

The work Nicolas Lodeiro put in during the week paid off in a game-winning goal Saturday.Lodeiro scored in the 18th minute, and the Seattle Sounders extended their club-record start with a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.The Sounders (4-0-1) almost grabbed the lead when Brad Smith's cross to Will Bruin ...

Osorio helps Toronto FC to 2-2 tie with Chicago Fire

Soccer 04/06/19, 22:14

Jonathan Osorio scored in the 76th minute, lifting Toronto FC to a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire on Saturday.Toronto (3-0-1) was the only MLS team with a perfect record coming into the day. It extended its undefeated streak against Chicago to 10 dating to Sept. 26, 2015.Jozy Altidore scored ...

Espinoza lead Earthquakes over Timbers 3-0

Soccer 04/06/19, 21:26

Cristian Espinoza had a goal and an assist on Saturday night and the San Jose Earthquakes earned their first points of the season with a 3-0 win over the Portland Timbers.Shea Salinas opened the scoring in the 15th minute, scoring from a run through the center of the 6-yard box ...

Messi, Suarez lead Barca past 10-man Atletico to boost lead

Soccer 04/06/19, 17:12

Barcelona increased its lead of the Spanish league to a commanding 11 points after Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored late goals in a 2-0 win over 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday."We know that that we have taken not one, but two steps (toward the title)," Suarez said.Second-placed Atletico played ...

Barcelona takes 11-point lead with 2-0 win v 10-man Atletico

Soccer 04/06/19, 16:02

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored late goals to secure a 2-0 win over 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday, increasing Barcelona's lead of the Spanish league to a commanding 11 points.Atletico played one man down for more than an hour after Diego Costa earned a direct red card in the ...

Kean scores to leave Juventus within 1 win of Serie A title

Soccer 04/06/19, 13:56

Teenager Moise Kean has left Juventus within one win of retaining its Serie A title.Kean, who was the victim of racist abuse during the week, scored what was to prove the winner on Saturday as Juventus came from behind to beat AC Milan 2-1.It was the Italy forward's fifth goal ...

Vardy helps Leicester to 4-1 victory over Huddersfield

Soccer 04/06/19, 12:02

Jamie Vardy scored twice as Leicester beat Huddersfield 4-1 on Saturday to make it four successive wins in the Premier League.Youri Tielemans and James Maddison also scored for Brendan Rodgers' side.Aaron Mooy scored the only goal for already relegated Huddersfield on the day he met an American girl who gained ...

Ibrahimovic shines as Galaxy downs Whitecaps 2-0

Soccer 04/06/19, 11:58

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal and an assist as the LA Galaxy beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Friday night.Daniel Steres also scored for the Galaxy (4-1-0).Maxime Crepeau stopped one shot for the Whitecaps (0-4-1) while his teammates blocked four.LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal against the ...

Benzema scores 2 as Madrid recovers to beat Eibar

Soccer 04/06/19, 11:27

Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid recovered from a poor first half to beat Eibar 2-1 at home in the Spanish league on Saturday.The French striker canceled out an opening goal by Eibar's Marc Cardona before grabbing the winner in the 81st minute.Benzema has been Madrid's best player in ...

Jovic seals late Frankfurt win at Schalke

Soccer 04/06/19, 11:13

Luka Jovic scored in the ninth minute of stoppage time for Eintracht Frankfurt to consolidate its Champions League qualification place with a 2-1 win at Schalke in the Bundesliga on Saturday.The Serbian striker held his nerve to score despite furious protests from the home side over a decision made through ...

Salah ends goal drought, helps Liverpool back to top of EPL

Soccer 04/05/19, 15:59

Mohamed Salah ended a goal drought of nearly two months as Liverpool came from behind to beat Southampton 3-1 on Friday and move back to the top of the Premier League.The Egypt forward completed Liverpool's comeback after it fell behind in the ninth minute when he collected the ball 10 ...