Towering Van Dijk the center back Mourinho desperately needs

Soccer 12/13/18, 09:19

Jose Mourinho's dire need for a top-drawer center back at Manchester United will be brought into sharp focus when his team comes up against a defender whose commanding presence has laid the foundations for Liverpool's English Premier League title challenge.The imperious performances of Virgil van Dijk are helping to change ...

Salah solo goal sees Liverpool into Champions League last 16

Soccer 12/11/18, 17:06

Mohamed Salah scored a solo goal and goalkeeper Alisson Becker produced a crucial late save as Liverpool beat Napoli 1-0 to clinch a place in the Champions League's knockout stage at the expense of the Italian side on Tuesday.Salah shrugged off one defender, drifted past another with a superb feint, ...

Man City loses 1st game of Premier League season at Chelsea

Soccer 12/08/18, 14:32

Chelsea inflicted Manchester City's first loss of the Premier League season on Saturday, winning 2-0 as the champions were replaced by Liverpool in top spot.After losing two of its last three league games, Chelsea was forced to repel waves of City attacks before N'Golo Kante scored from the team's first ...

Salah scores hat trick as Liverpool beats Bournemouth 4-0

Soccer 12/08/18, 10:21

Mohamed Salah scored his first hat trick of the season as Liverpool beat Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday to equal its club record of 17 Premier League matches unbeaten.Despite a hint of offside, Salah broke the deadlock midway in the 25th minute as he tucked away a parried shot.Salah scored again ...

Title-chaser Liverpool comes from behind to sink Burnley

Soccer 12/05/18, 17:18

Juergen Klopp had to bring rested stars off the bench to ensure Liverpool came from behind to beat Burnley 3-1 in the Premier League on Wednesday and move back within two points of leader Manchester City.After Liverpool gambled by making seven changes, Jack Cork put Burnley ahead in the 54th ...

Liverpool grabs bizarre late winner in Merseyside derby

Soccer 12/02/18, 13:25

Divock Origi scored a bizarre winner in the sixth minute of stoppage time as Liverpool beat Everton 1-0 in dramatic fashion on Sunday to maintain its 19-year unbeaten record over its Merseyside rival at Anfield.Virgil van Dijk mishit a speculative volley high into the air from outside the area, with ...

Salah on list of nominees for African player of year

Soccer 11/30/18, 09:17

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been put on a list of 34 players in the running for the African player of the year award.The Egypt international won the award last year.Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah controls the ball during the Champions League Group C second leg soccer match between Paris Saint ...

Liverpool beats Watford 3-0, Firmino ends EPL goal drought

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:41

Roberto Firmino ended his English Premier League goal drought and Mohamed Salah also scored as 10-man Liverpool maintained their unbeaten start by winning at Watford 3-0 on Saturday.Firmino headed in a late third for Liverpool at Vicarage Road, for his first top-flight goal since Sept. 15.Trent Alexander-Arnold's brilliant free kick ...

Man City, Liverpool enjoy big wins in Premier League

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:30

A two-week break for international soccer failed to break the stride of Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League.City swept to a 4-0 victory at West Ham to stay two points in the lead, with wingers Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling between them involved in all the goals at ...

Salah scores again for Liverpool in 2-0 win over Fulham

Soccer 11/11/18, 09:54

Mohamed Salah capitalized on some quick thinking by Liverpool to maintain his impressive scoring record at Anfield in a 2-0 win over last-place Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday.Moments after Fulham had a goal disallowed for offside, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson took a quick free kick to find right back ...

Salah statue in Egypt criticized for poor resemblance

Soccer 11/05/18, 10:56

A bronze statue of Mohamed Salah unveiled at an international youth gathering in Egypt has been criticized for its poor resemblance to the Liverpool striker.The statue depicts Salah with a disproportionately large head and small arms stretched in the celebratory pose the 26-year-old Egyptian took in the latter part of ...

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

Soccer 11/01/18, 15:54

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDResurgent Arsenal gets a stern test of its credentials in a home game against Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday.Under coach Unai Emery, Arsenal has won 12 of its last 13 games in all competitions and hasn't lost ...

Mane-inspired Liverpool 3 points clear atop EPL

Soccer 10/27/18, 13:26

Promoted Cardiff was unable to achieve Mission Impossible on Saturday.Cardiff manager Neil Warnock said before his team's visit to Anfield it was "virtually impossible" for any side to win there this season, and Liverpool's dynamic forwards produced another masterclass in front of goal to win 4-1 and move to the ...

Mane double helps Liverpool go top with 4-1 win vs Cardiff

Soccer 10/27/18, 12:30

Sadio Mane scored twice as Liverpool marched three points clear at the top of the English Premier League after crushing promoted Cardiff 4-1 at Anfield on Saturday.With morning leader Manchester City not in action until Monday's visit to Tottenham, Liverpool went ahead early on.Mohamed Salah, who scored his 50th goal ...

Salah scores 2 as Liverpool beats Red Star 4-0

Soccer 10/24/18, 17:17

Mohamed Salah scored in each half to lead Liverpool to a 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Wednesday, taking the Egypt winger to a half-century of goals in just 65 appearances for the English club.Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane also netted at Anfield as the ...

Salah scores in Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Huddersfield in EPL

Soccer 10/20/18, 15:04

Mohamed Salah scored for just the second time since August to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win at Huddersfield in the English Premier League on Saturday.With Salah's fourth goal of the season, Liverpool kept pace with Manchester City in the standings after nine games. City is well ahead on goal difference.The ...

Sadio Mane breaks bone in hand, out of Senegal qualifier

Soccer 10/16/18, 09:26

Sadio Mane has broken a bone in his left hand while away with Senegal for African Cup of Nations qualifiers and won't play against Sudan on Tuesday.Senegal team doctor Abdourahmane Fedior says the Liverpool forward was injured in the home qualifier against Sudan on Saturday, when Senegal won 3-0.Senegal coach ...

Madagascar reaches first African Cup, Egypt also qualifies

Africa 10/16/18, 08:41

Madagascar reached its first African Cup of Nations on Tuesday, also becoming the first team to qualify for next year's continental championship.Senegal and Egypt soon sealed their spots as well, despite playing without injured stars Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.This was Madagascar's 20th attempt at qualifying for the African Cup. ...

Salah scores for Egypt, gets injured in African qualifying

Soccer 10/12/18, 19:19

Subdued so far this season for Liverpool, Mohamed Salah keeps on scoring for Egypt. He also got injured playing for his country on Friday.Salah scored a record-breaking goal direct from a corner in African Cup of Nations qualifying then left late in the game with a leg injury.Salah's left-footed curler ...

Mohamed Salah leaves Egypt match with an injury

Soccer 10/12/18, 16:48

Egypt's assistant coach says Mohamed Salah's injury "doesn't look serious" after the Liverpool forward limped off late in an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Swaziland.Salah scored direct from a corner in Egypt's 4-1 win but went down with what appeared to be a leg injury in the 88th minute ...

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