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 — two of the national team's most important players. But ...

Liverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff

Soccer 04/21/19, 12:29

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, which was secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and James Milner's penalty. It gave Liverpool a club-record 88 Premier League points, beating the 86 managed in the 2008-09 season, but there ...

Midfield signings finally proving their worth for Liverpool

Soccer 04/15/19, 07:41

They arrived in the offseason at a combined cost of $140 million, with the intention of bringing a new dimension to Liverpool's midfield.Fabinho would be the pure, out-and-out holding midfielder the team had been missing for a few years. Naby Keita would be the energetic, goal-scoring, box-to-box runner in the ...

Vinicius Junior called up for Brazil for 1st time

Soccer 02/28/19, 10:30

Vinicius Junior has been called up to the Brazilian national team for the first time for friendly matches against Panama and the Czech Republic.The 18-year-old striker has become a key player for Real Madrid this season.Brazil coach Tite also called up midfielder Felipe Anderson and striker Richarlison.Brazil is preparing to ...

Liverpool go 6 points clear after Man City slips again

Soccer 12/26/18, 12:07

Liverpool made it an unhappy return to Anfield for the club's former coach Rafael Benitez by crushing his Newcastle side 4-0 to go six points clear at the top of the English Premier League on Wednesday.Dejan Lovren, Mohamed Salah, Xherdan Shaqiri, and Fabinho were the scorers as Liverpool gave its ...

Liverpool top of EPL for Christmas after beating Wolves 2-0

Soccer 12/21/18, 16:58

Liverpool will be top of the English Premier League at Christmas after beating Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 thanks to goals by Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk on Friday.Salah became the league leading scorer on 11 when he produced a deft flicked finish to turn in a driven cross by Fabinho ...

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