Alisson could be piece Liverpool missed in last year’s final

Sports 05/30/19, 05:43

The key to Liverpool's Champions League success this year may just be in the hands of Alisson Becker.Liverpool paid a record $85 million fee for a goalkeeper to sign Alisson from Roma at the end of last season after predecessor Loris Karius made several costly mistakes in last year's final.The ...

Salah seeking redemption in Champions League final

Sports 05/30/19, 04:23

His left shoulder in a sling, Mohamed Salah stood in a line at the airport in Kiev with the rest of Liverpool's disappointed players as they made their way back from the Champions League final last year.Heads were down. No one really wanted to talk. It was a fairly melancholic ...

Key moments as City beats Liverpool to Premier League title

Soccer 05/12/19, 14:15

Manchester City came out on top in one of English soccer's most thrilling and high-quality title races, retaining the Premier League trophy for the first time after finishing a point clear of Liverpool on Sunday.Here's a look at the key moments in their gripping duel:PRESEASON SIGNINGSManchester City's Vincent Kompany lifts ...

Arsenal can’t catch Spurs, Aubameyang shares Golden Boot

Soccer 05/12/19, 11:34

Arsenal couldn't overtake London rival Tottenham but had the consolation of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sharing the Premier League Golden Boot after scoring twice in the Gunners' 3-1 victory over Burnley on Sunday. Three days after netting a hat trick against Valencia to send Arsenal through to the Europa League final against Chelsea, ...

Salah set to return for title-chasing Liverpool’s final game

Soccer 05/10/19, 04:55

Mohamed Salah is set to return for Liverpool's last Premier League game as the team looks to win the English top-flight title for the first time since 1990.The Egypt forward was concussed in Liverpool's 3-2 win over Newcastle in the league last weekend, and missed the 4-0 win over Barcelona ...

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 of goals by halftime substitute Georginio Wijnaldum early in the ...

Liverpool overcomes loss of Salah, beats Newcastle 3-2

Soccer 05/04/19, 15:58

Liverpool overcame the loss of Mohamed Salah to a heavy knock to the head to beat Newcastle 3-2 thanks to a late goal by Divock Origi and return to the top of the English Premier League on Saturday.Origi's header at an 86th-minute free kick glanced off the head of Newcastle ...

Salah carried off on a stretcher after knock to head

Sports 05/04/19, 15:24

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been taken off on a stretcher after a knock to the head during the English Premier League game against Newcastle on Saturday.Salah's head hit the ground hard after he collided with Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, who came out to punch away a cross.After being treated ...

Messi hits 600 goals with brace, Barca beats Liverpool 3-0

Soccer 05/01/19, 16:03

Lionel Messi hit the 600-goal mark for Barcelona after scoring twice to lead the Spanish club to a 3-0 victory over Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday.Luis Suarez opened the scoring against his former club in the 26th minute against a Liverpool side that ...

Van Dijk voted English soccer’s player of the year

Soccer 04/28/19, 16:51

Virgil van Dijk has been voted English soccer's player of the year in recognition of his commanding performances in Liverpool's defense as it bids to win the top-flight title for the first time since 1990.The Netherlands center back collected the Professional Footballers' Association award at a ceremony in London on ...

Salah, Mane score 2 each, Liverpool beats Huddersfield 5-0

Soccer 04/26/19, 16:08

Beating Manchester City to the title might not be the only thing occupying the minds of Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane heading into the final two weeks of the Premier League season.Both players scored twice in Liverpool's 5-0 win over already-relegated Huddersfield that lifted the team back into ...

Back from Time: Salah OK for Liverpool after New York trip

Sports 04/25/19, 09:23

Named one of the world's most influential people by Time magazine, Mohamed Salah broke away from Liverpool's preparations for a crucial Premier League match to attend a gala in New York this week.Juergen Klopp was happy that his star player made the trip."In the world at the moment, it's very ...

Pogba selected in Premier League team of the season

Soccer 04/25/19, 04:41

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is the only player not from Manchester City or Liverpool to be selected in the Premier League's Team of the Year for the 2018-19 season.City had six representatives — Ederson, Aymeric Laporte, Fernandinho, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero — while Liverpool had four, ...

Liverpool beats Porto to return to Champions League semis

Soccer 04/17/19, 16:01

Liverpool returned to the semifinals of the Champions League after comfortably beating Porto 4-1 on Wednesday, with attacking trio Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino grabbing a goal each.Virgil van Dijk also scored for Liverpool, which advanced 6-1 on aggregate after winning the first leg 2-0 at home.Porto started ...

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 ...

No slip-up this time: Liverpool stays top of Premier League

Soccer 04/14/19, 13:15

Liverpool didn't slip up this time.A 2-0 win over Chelsea — sealed by a stunning long-range goal by Mohamed Salah — preserved Liverpool's two-point lead in the Premier League over Manchester City, which beat Crystal Palace 3-1 earlier Sunday.The victory also meant the Reds partially avenged a memorable 2-0 loss ...

Salah’s stunner helps Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 in EPL

Soccer 04/14/19, 12:40

Mohamed Salah blasted in a stunning long-range goal to seal Liverpool's 2-0 win over Chelsea that kept the team top of the Premier League on Sunday.Two minutes after Sadio Mane headed Liverpool into the lead at Anfield, Salah collected Virgil van Dijk's long ball from the back, cut inside off ...

Salah’s Egypt faces Congo, Uganda & Zimbabwe at African Cup

Soccer 04/12/19, 15:50

Mohamed Salah and host Egypt will face Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the group stage of an historic African Cup of Nations this year, the first time the tournament will field 24 teams and be held in the European summer.As host, Egypt was one of six seeded teams for Friday's ...

Chelsea, Liverpool condemn fans’ racist song about Salah

Soccer 04/11/19, 15:37

Three Chelsea fans were turned away from the team's Europa League quarterfinal at Slavia Prague on Thursday after the Premier League club identified them in a video appearing to sing a racist song about Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.The video, which has been widely shared on social media, showed a group ...

Liverpool builds 2-0 lead over Porto in Champions League

Soccer 04/09/19, 15:56

Different round, same comfortable win. Porto must be sick of the sight of Liverpool in the Champions League.Liverpool built a 2-0 lead over Porto heading into the second leg of their quarterfinal thanks to first-half goals by Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino at Anfield on Tuesday.A year after beating Porto ...

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