Sunday, January 25, 2015
Japan's shock Asian Cup quarterfinal exit has left their big-money players dumbfounded and plunged the future of Mexican coach Javier Aguirre into doubt.
Marseille failed to win away from home for the eighth consecutive game as it lost 2-1 against Nice on Friday to stay in second place behind league leader Lyon.
Cambridge held star-studded Manchester United to a 0-0 draw at home in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Friday, earning the fourth-tier club a lucrative replay at Old Trafford.
Asamoah Gyan returned after a bout of malaria at the African Cup of Nations to score an injury-time goal and give Ghana a 1-0 win over tournament favorite Algeria on Friday.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Tunisia put power cuts and flooding behind them to seize the Group B initiative Thursday at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
Forward Sergio Garcia scored one goal and set up another to lead Espanyol's exciting 3-1 win over Sevilla on Thursday to take a lead in their Copa del Rey quarterfinal.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Lionel Messi finished off his own missed penalty with five minutes left to give Barcelona a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal on Wednesday.
Tottenham relied on Andros Townsend's penalty to gain a slender advantage over third-tier side Sheffield United in the League Cup on Wednesday, taking only a 1-0 lead into the second leg of their semifinal.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Roma beat Empoli 2-1 after extra time to reach the Italian Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday thanks to a very contentious penalty.
Raheem Sterling found a way past formidable Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois with an exquisite solo goal to earn Liverpool a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their English League Cup semifinal on Tuesday.