Brazil coach Tite under pressure ahead of Copa America

Soccer 05/21/19, 10:24

Having too many players to choose from is a problem most coaches relish.For Tite, it's a problem he could do without.The Brazil coach recently picked his squad for this year's Copa America, and it unsurprisingly included Neymar and Thiago Silva ...

UEFA head Ceferin says all ideas open for Champions League

Soccer 05/17/19, 15:28

Amid rising tensions between European clubs and leagues over shaping the Champions League's future, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin insisted Friday all ideas are on the table and nothing is yet settled.Ceferin hosted 55 UEFA member federations to share ideas for ...

Astonishing comebacks the new norm in the Champions League

Sports 05/09/19, 12:14

Ajax's disconsolate players collapsed to the ground and pressed their faces into the turf. The night before, Barcelona's startled players looked at each other in pure disbelief , wondering what exactly had happened.Two Champions League semifinal matches, two three-goal leads ...

Amazing matches highlight epic Champions League season

Soccer 05/09/19, 07:42

Remarkably and improbably, it will be Liverpool and Tottenham playing for the Champions League title on June 1.The all-English final in Madrid seemed all-but impossible before back-to-back, second-half comebacks in both semifinals.It was a fitting way for the finalists to ...

Moura sends Tottenham through to Champions League final

Sports 05/08/19, 16:06

Lucas Moura completed a hat trick in the sixth minute of injury time as Tottenham pulled off another stunning Champions League comeback on Wednesday, beating Ajax 3-2 to set up an all-English final.A day after Liverpool stunned Barcelona by erasing ...

Liverpool stuns Barcelona 4-0 to reach CL final

Sports 05/07/19, 16:08

Liverpool delivered the greatest in a long line of famous comebacks to reach the Champions League final on Tuesday, beating Lionel Messi's Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield to overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg.Divock Origi scored twice, either side ...

European leagues: Most clubs oppose changes in competitions

Sports 05/07/19, 13:06

A "vast majority" of European teams are against plans by elite clubs to radically change the shape of the Champions League, according to the organization representing national leagues.The European Leagues group hosted a meeting Tuesday of around 250 clubs in ...

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 ...

Atalanta, the Ajax of Italy, threatening Serie A’s hierarchy

Soccer 05/02/19, 05:17

First came a draw then came domination over Juventus.An away win at another league power followed.Only this wasn't Ajax.Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini celebrates during the Serie A soccer match between Atalanta and Udinese at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium ...

Tottenham’s Vertonghen forced off after clash of heads

Soccer 04/30/19, 14:56

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen had to be helped off the field shortly after attempting to play on following a clash of heads in the Champions League semifinal against Ajax on Tuesday. Vertonghen challenged for a header in the Ajax area but ...

Ajax rebuffs Champions League elite on and off the field

Soccer 04/18/19, 14:58

By taking down two of the biggest names in soccer, Ajax thumbed its nose to the money behind them.The Dutch team's astonishing run to the Champions League semifinals, outplaying both Real Madrid and Juventus in their home stadiums, has transformed ...

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

Soccer 04/18/19, 14:31

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ITALYAiming to quickly move on from its Champions League elimination, Juventus needs only a draw at home against Fiorentina on Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A ...

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