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, ...

Man City retains Premier League title on final day of season

Sports 05/12/19, 11:04

Manchester City retained the Premier League trophy after coming from behind to beat Brighton 4-1 and see off Liverpool's relentless challenge on the final day of the season on Sunday.The quality and intensity of the title race was emphasized by City requiring a 14th successive league victory to finish a ...

Liverpool beats Wolves, misses out on Premier League title

Soccer 05/12/19, 10:56

The wait goes into a third decade for Liverpool.Despite a 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers, Liverpool missed out on becoming English champion for the first time since 1990 because title rival Manchester City beat Brighton 4-1 on an afternoon of fluctuating emotions on Sunday.The Reds finished on 97 points — ...

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 ...

Sterling, Van Dijk among England’s player of year contenders

Soccer 04/20/19, 07:02

Premier League title contenders Liverpool and Manchester City dominate the six-man shortlist for the Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award, with defender Virgil van Dijk and forward Raheem Sterling the front-runners.Van Dijk joins Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane on the list, while Sterling is included alongside fellow City players ...

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 ...

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 ...

Messi helps Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 to reach CL quarters

Sports 03/13/19, 17:07

Lionel Messi scored twice and set up two more goals as Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 to reach the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday.After a 0-0 draw in the first leg, Luis Suarez ensured Barcelona was up 2-0 by halftime by earning a penalty converted by Messi and setting up Philippe ...

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 comes from behind to Burnley, go point behind City

Soccer 03/10/19, 09:37

Liverpool came from behind to beat Burnley 4-2 in high winds and occasional driving rain on Sunday, reducing Manchester City's Premier League lead back to one point.Relegation-threatened Burnley took an early lead at Anfield in unusual fashion as Ashley Westwood's sixth-minute corner curled straight into the far top corner of ...

Liverpool regains verve with 5-0 thrashing of Watford

Soccer 02/27/19, 17:38

Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk both scored twice as Liverpool brushed aside concerns about its recent struggles by thrashing Watford 5-0 Wednesday to stay top of the Premier League.In a win built on brilliant performances by Liverpool's defenders, right back Trent Alexander-Arnold set up three goals — including the ...

Liverpool, City win to set up straight fight for EPL title

Soccer 02/27/19, 17:05

The Premier League title race looks to be a straight fight between Liverpool and Manchester City after the top two collected contrasting home wins on Wednesday and third-place Tottenham lost at Chelsea for a second defeat in five days.Liverpool stayed in first place thanks to a 5-0 win over Watford, ...

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 ...

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