PSG becoming Champions League specialists in failure

Sports 03/07/19, 10:18

There really are no excuses left for Paris Saint-Germain.For the second time in three seasons, the cash-rich French club made the wrong kind of Champions League history in a competition it has never won.PSG became the first team to be eliminated after winning the away leg 2-0, losing to Manchester ...

Man United forward Alexis Sanchez facing 6 weeks out injured

Sports 03/05/19, 12:55

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez faces up to six weeks out with a right knee injury.The 30-year-old Sanchez was forced off during United's 3-2 victory against Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says "it was a bad knee injury so if it's four weeks ...

A captain without the armband, Herrera key to United revival

Sports 02/21/19, 07:02

Ander Herrera strode up to Alexis Sanchez after the final whistle, clasped his teammate's hand forcefully, pushed him aggressively in the chest and squeezed him tight.The final whistle had just blown on Manchester United's latest impressive win under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer — 2-0 at Chelsea in the FA Cup on ...

Man United forwards Martial, Lingard out for 2-3 weeks

Soccer 02/15/19, 10:25

Manchester United could be without forwards Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial for at least two weeks.In the 2-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday, Lingard was substituted just before halftime with a hamstring injury. Martial's groin problem saw him withdrawn before the start of the second ...

FA Cup: Sanchez scores on Arsenal return as United advances

Soccer 01/25/19, 17:21

Booed throughout his return to Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez responded to the rancor with a rare goal for Manchester United and reveled in the celebrations.The forward's fifth goal in 33 appearances since leaving Arsenal a year ago set United on its way to a 3-1 victory to book a place in ...

A year later, Sanchez still looking to prove worth at United

Soccer 01/24/19, 08:00

The piano-playing video announcing his arrival generated record social-media interactions, and sales of his No. 7 jersey went through the roof in the club shop.By that measure, Alexis Sanchez couldn't have been more of a let-down in his first 12 months at Manchester United.This week marked a year since the ...

Man United revitalized with Solskjaer at the wheel

Sports 01/09/19, 04:02

They've quickly created a song for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United."Ole's at the wheel," the United faithful chant about their new manager. "Tell me how good does it feel."Much, much better than it did under Jose Mourinho.The cloud over England's biggest soccer club has been lifted since United fired ...

Solskjaer gets record-tying 5th straight win as United coach

Soccer 01/05/19, 09:39

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has some serious selection dilemmas to weigh up as he looks to make more history in his record-setting start as Manchester United manager.United beat second-tier struggler Reading 2-0 in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday for a fifth straight win since Solskjaer replaced the ...

United beats Newcastle 2-0 for 4th win under Solskjaer

Soccer 01/02/19, 17:42

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer became only the second manager to win his first four matches in charge of Manchester United as his team beat Newcastle 2-0 thanks to second-half goals by Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford on Wednesday.Matt Busby was the other coach to achieve that feat, in 1946, putting Solskjaer ...

Arsenal playmaker Mkhitaryan sidelined for at least 6 weeks

Sports 12/24/18, 09:54

Arsenal will be without Henrikh Mkhitaryan for at least six weeks because of an injury to his right foot, the London club said on Monday.The Armenia playmaker fractured a metatarsal in Wednesday's 2-0 League Cup quarter-final defeat by neighbor Tottenham and was replaced at half-time.The 29-year-old Mkhitaryan joined Arsenal from ...

Mourinho expects to be without Sanchez until January

Sports 11/30/18, 06:13

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expects striker Alexis Sanchez to be out injured until January.Mourinho says Sanchez sustained a hamstring injury on Thursday in a training session ahead of Saturday's Premier League game against Southampton.Mourinho says "the painful scream and the way the injury happened, I know it's going to ...

Late Rashford goal as Man United beats Bournemouth 2-1

Soccer 11/03/18, 10:49

A last-gasp goal by Manchester United substitute Marcus Rashford put the finishing touch on a come-from-behind 2-1 victory against Bournemouth in the English Premier League on Saturday.United went behind in the 11th minute when the unmarked Callum Wilson converted Junior Stanislas' cross from close range.Bournemouth continued to control the game ...

Man United sinks Newcastle 3-2 in thrilling comeback

Soccer 10/06/18, 15:44

Three goals in the last 20 minutes by Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, and Alexis Sanchez earned Manchester United its first English Premier League win since the opening day as it rallied from 2-0 down to beat Newcastle 3-2 in a thriller on Saturday.With Jose Mourinho coming under increasing scrutiny because ...

Mourinho relieved after gutsy Man U rally to beat Newcastle

Soccer 10/06/18, 15:06

Just when Jose Mourinho needed it most, Manchester United dug deep to pull off a gutsy victory for its under-fire manager.Mourinho, under mounting scrutiny over his position because of poor results and frequent criticism of his players, was a picture of abject misery on the touchline as United went 2-0 ...

Man U slips further behind Man City and Liverpool after loss

Soccer 09/29/18, 16:21

After a third loss in seven English Premier League games so far, Jose Mourinho was quick to apportion blame for Manchester United's collapse at West Ham.While the moans about refereeing decisions were predictable after the 3-1 loss on Saturday, holding the media partly responsible was a fresher excuse to pour ...

Sanchez spark still missing for Manchester United

Soccer 09/24/18, 06:02

After a rare tournament-free summer and with a full preseason under his belt, Alexis Sanchez was expected to be a key performer for Manchester United in the early weeks of the Premier League.He'd be fresh while other teammates fought weariness from the World Cup. Finally, we'd see the best of ...

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