Asian Cup: Lippi’s China comes from behind to beat Thailand

Soccer 01/20/19, 11:19

China fought back from a goal down to beat Thailand 2-1 in the round of 16 of the Asian Cup on Sunday and avoid a potentially embarrassing upset.Supachai Jaided put Thailand ahead in the 31st minute, turning and shooting despite being surrounded by three defenders, before Chinese striker Wu Lei ...

City beats Huddersfield 3-0, moves 4 points behind Liverpool

Soccer 01/20/19, 10:30

Manchester City had no problems keeping the pressure on Liverpool in the Premier League title race on Sunday, beating last-placed Huddersfield 3-0 to trim the gap to the leaders to four points.A deflected 18th-minute strike from Danilo was added to in the second half by wingers Raheem Sterling and Leroy ...

‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

Soccer 01/20/19, 09:35

Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there.The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least ...

Ex-Argentina coach Sampaoli makes winning start with Santos

Soccer 01/19/19, 18:39

Seven months ago, coach Jorge Sampaoli was endlessly running up and down the touchline giving instructions to Lionel Messi and his Argentina World Cup teammates.On Saturday, the 58-year-old marked his first official match in charge of Brazilian club Santos with a 1-0 victory. It was also his first game since ...

Solskjaer breaks Busby record, United closes in on 4th place

Soccer 01/19/19, 15:11

On a day of commemorations for Matt Busby, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer surpassed the start of the late, great Manchester United manager.With a 2-1 victory over Brighton on Saturday, Solskjaer racked up a sixth successive Premier League win since replacing the fired Jose Mourinho. Busby, who died 25 years ago this ...

Liverpool impone su pegada ante Crystal Palace

Soccer 01/19/19, 15:09

Mohamed Salah firmó dos goles y Liverpool no aflojó el paso en su pulso por el título de la Liga Premier al vencer el sábado 4-3 a Crystal Palace.Los dirigidos por Juergen Klopp sacaron una ventaja de siete puntos sobre el campeón reinante Manchester City, que el domingo se medirá ...

Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-0 to open up pursuit of 4th in EPL

Soccer 01/19/19, 14:35

Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny gave Arsenal a 2-0 victory over Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday to open up the pursuit of the fourth Champions League qualification place.Chelsea's hold on fourth has been reduced to three points after failing to get a shot on target until the 82nd ...

Cavani and Mbappe score 3 each as PSG routs Guingamp 9-0

Soccer 01/19/19, 13:10

Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe scored hat tricks as league leader Paris Saint-Germain crushed bottom club Guingamp 9-0 on Saturday.Neymar netted twice while Thomas Meunier was also on target as PSG avenged Guingamp's League Cup quarterfinal win earlier this month .The rout equaled PSG's club record league win: 9-0 away ...

Burnley, Watford draw 0-0 in Premier League

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:54

Burnley kept up its push for Premier League survival on Saturday, drawing 0-0 at Watford to go four straight matches unbeaten.Visiting attacker Chris Wood had the ball in the net in stoppage time but it was ruled out for offside.Burnley has escaped the relegation zone in recent weeks and is ...

Salah nets 2 as Liverpool beats Palace to keep up title push

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:43

Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 on Saturday to maintain its push for the Premier League title.Juergen Klopp's side went seven points clear of Manchester City ahead of the champions playing Huddersfield on Sunday.Andros Townsend had given Palace a surprise lead in the first half but, ...

Man United beats Brighton as Solskjaer sets another record

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:39

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's record-breaking start to life in the Manchester United dugout continued as Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford struck against Brighton on Saturday to secure a seventh successive win in all competitions.On a day when Old Trafford stood to remember Matt Busby ahead of the 25th anniversary of his ...

‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:37

Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there.The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least ...

Ward-Prowse thunderbolt paves way for Southampton victory

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:35

James Ward-Prowse's second strike in as many Premier League matches and an own goal by Lucas Digne led Southampton to a 2-1 home victory over Everton that helped the south-coast club pull further clear of the relegation zone on Saturday.Midfield player Ward-Prowse produced a thunderbolt effort in the 50th minute, ...

West Ham misses Arnautovic as Wilson shows value to Cherries

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:24

West Ham received a potential warning over life in the Premier League without unsettled forward Marko Arnautovic as Callum Wilson underlined his value to Bournemouth by setting the Cherries on course to a 2-0 win on Saturday.Austria international Arnautovic, who has been heavily linked with a big-money move to China, ...

Madrid beats Sevilla 2-0, returns to top 3 in Spanish league

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:22

A long-range shot by Casemiro and a late goal by Luka Modric helped Real Madrid avoid another setback at home in the Spanish league, leading the team to a 2-0 victory against Sevilla on Saturday.The win moved the side back into the top three for the first time since September ...

Schar double leads Newcastle to 3-0 win over Cardiff in EPL

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:13

Fabian Schar scored the first goals of his Newcastle career to drag Rafael Benitez's men out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-0 home victory over Cardiff on Saturday.The Switzerland defender, signed from Deportivo La Coruna in the off season, opened the scoring after a spectacular solo run ...

Plea’s goal ruins Bosz debut as Gladbach beats Leverkusen

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:04

Alassane Plea scored for Borussia Moenchengladbach to consolidate third place in the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win at local rival Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.The France striker struck with the visitors' first shot on goal in the 37th minute, ruining Peter Bosz's debut as Leverkusen coach, despite the home side's pressure ...

Zaniolo sets Roma on way to thrilling 3-2 win over Torino

Soccer 01/19/19, 11:48

Teenage midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo again showed why he is one of Serie A's most promising talents as he inspired Roma to a 3-2 victory at home to Torino in a thriller on Saturday.Roma let slip a two-goal lead but recovered to inflict Torino's first away defeat of the season and ...

EPL club Crystal Palace uses stadium as homeless shelter

Soccer 01/19/19, 11:21

Premier League club Crystal Palace has offered rough sleepers emergency shelter from freezing weather conditions at its stadium.A lounge at the team's Selhurst Park ground will be turned into an overnight refuge for up to 10 homeless people when temperatures are freezing.The scheme, for rough sleepers in Croydon, south London, ...

Wolves score in injury time to grab 4-3 win over Leicester

Soccer 01/19/19, 10:08

Diogo Jota completed a hat trick in the third minute of stoppage time as Wolverhampton Wanderers snuffed out Leicester's fightback to recover a 4-3 win in the Premier League on Saturday.Leicester captain Wes Morgan had brought his side level for the second time in the 87th minute with a header ...