Salah ends goal drought, helps Liverpool back to top of EPL

Soccer 04/05/19, 15:59

Mohamed Salah ended a goal drought of nearly two months as Liverpool came from behind to beat Southampton 3-1 on Friday and move back to the top of the Premier League.The Egypt forward completed Liverpool's comeback after it fell behind in the ninth minute when he collected the ball 10 ...

Liverpool back on top after Tottenham self-destructs at end

Soccer 03/31/19, 12:55

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League as a 90th-minute own-goal from Toby Alderweireld gave Juergen Klopp's team all three points at Anfield on Sunday in a 2-1 win over third-placed Tottenham.Hugo Lloris couldn't hold a header from Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah, instead sending the ball onto Alderweireld, ...

Liverpool back atop Premier League with 2-1 win at Fulham

Soccer 03/17/19, 11:12

Liverpool required an 81st-minute penalty from James Milner to secure a 2-1 win at relegation-threatened Fulham and return to the top of the Premier League on Sunday.It looked like Liverpool might miss the chance to climb back above Manchester City when its former forward, Ryan Babel, capitalized on a defensive ...

Klopp’s Liverpool wins 3-1 in Munich to knock Bayern out

Soccer 03/13/19, 17:03

Sadio Mane scored twice to send Juergen Klopp's Liverpool into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-1 win at Bayern Munich in the second leg of the last-16 on Wednesday.Mane opened the scoring with a delicate finish in the 26th minute and added Liverpool's third in the 84th by heading ...

Liverpool held by Everton, fails to grab top spot from City

Soccer 03/03/19, 13:35

Mohamed Salah wasted scoring chances as Liverpool failed to regain top spot from Manchester City after being held 0-0 by cross-town rival Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.Seeking to end a 29-year wait for the top-flight title, Liverpool trails defending champion City by a point with nine matches remaining ...

Liverpool, Bayern draw 0-0 in Champions League first leg

Soccer 02/19/19, 17:11

Bayern Munich still can't find a way to score at Liverpool, drawing 0-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday to go a fourth game without netting at Anfield across 48 years.By denying Bayern an away goal, Liverpool has a slight edge heading into the second leg of the round of ...

Liverpool beats Bournemouth to reclaim Premier League lead

Soccer 02/09/19, 11:59

Liverpool reclaimed the Premier League lead with a convincing 3-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday as Juergen Klopp's team showed no sign of jitters in the tightening title race.With Manchester City having gone top on goal difference on Wednesday — after erasing a seven-point gap since January — Liverpool responded ...

Liverpool held by West Ham as title challenge falters again

Soccer 02/04/19, 17:07

Liverpool's English Premier League title challenge faltered again, drawing at West Ham 1-1 to hand Manchester City a chance to go top on Wednesday.Having also been held by Leicester in its last game, Liverpool has seen its lead over City trimmed to three points, with the second-placed defending champion having ...

African Cup pushed back 6 days because of Ramadan

Sports 01/28/19, 06:43

This year's African Cup of Nations in Egypt has been pushed back by six days to cater for Ramadan and allow Muslim players time to rest and recover after a month of fasting.The Confederation of African Football says the tournament will now kick off on June 21 instead of June ...

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, ...

Salah steadies Liverpool’s EPL nerves with win at Brighton

Soccer 01/12/19, 12:10

Mohamed Salah scored from the penalty spot as Liverpool steadied its title-chasing nerves with a 1-0 win at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.Salah struck his 14th league goal of the season to put Liverpool seven points ahead of second-placed Manchester City.Liverpool went into the game with back-to-back defeats ...

Makeshift Liverpool team loses to Wolves 2-1 in FA Cup

Soccer 01/07/19, 16:46

A makeshift Liverpool team containing three teenagers making their senior debuts was beaten by Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 in the third round of the FA Cup, with a 30-meter strike by Ruben Neves sealing the win on Monday.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp showed where the competition ranked on the current English Premier ...

Aubameyang making it a 3-way fight to be EPL’s top scorer

Soccer 01/01/19, 14:50

It appears Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah have some company as they vie for the second straight season to be top scorer in the Premier League.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was the Bundesliga's leading marksman in his last full season in German soccer — with 31 goals for Borussia Dortmund in the 2016-17 ...

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang compete for African award

World 01/01/19, 10:30

Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, and Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, are the three finalists for the African player of the year award in a repeat of last year's shortlist.The winner will be announced on Jan. 8 in Dakar, Senegal.The Confederation of African Football announced the finalists on Tuesday ...

Firmino scores 3, Liverpool beats Arsenal 5-1 in EPL

Soccer 12/29/18, 14:27

Roberto Firmino scored a hat trick, including one goal with his trademark no-look finish, as Liverpool rallied to a 5-1 win over Arsenal and opened up a nine-point lead in the Premier League on Saturday.Liverpool bounced back in emphatic style to going behind in the 11th minute in another statement ...

Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Newcastle gives Benitez the blues

Soccer 12/26/18, 13:30

Liverpool was six points clear at the top of the English Premier League after strolling past Newcastle 4-0 at Anfield on Wednesday.While defending champion Manchester City was losing for the second game in a row, at Leicester, Juergen Klopp's men were showing how desperate they are to secure the club's ...

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 ...

Ozil returns as Aubameyang double leads Arsenal past Burnley

Soccer 12/22/18, 10:07

Mesut Ozil made a winning return as captain with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring twice to earn Arsenal a 3-1 victory over Burnley in the English Premier League on Saturday.After losing their last two matches following a 22-game unbeaten streak, Unai Emery's side got back to winning ways, while Aubameyang moved clear ...

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 ...

Messi receives 5th Golden Shoe award for Europe’s top scorer

Sports 12/18/18, 08:14

Lionel Messi has received his record fifth Golden Shoe award for leading all of Europe's leagues in scoring last season.Messi's fifth win breaks the tie he had with Cristiano Ronaldo.Messi scored 34 goals in the Spanish league last season to lead Barcelona to the trophy. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was ...

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