Friday, August 28, 2015
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal praised Wayne Rooney's "mentality" after the captain's hat-trick in a 4-0 win against Club Brugge helped his side secure a Champions League place.
Bayer Leverkusen are into the Champions League group stages for the fourth time in five years after beating Lazio 3-0 in the second leg of their play-off on
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Valencia held off Monaco in their Champions League play-off tie to qualify for the group stages, despite a 2-1 second-leg defeat at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday as they progressed 4-3 on aggregate.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Eibar won 3-1 at 10-man Granada on Monday to make a promising start to the modest Basque club's second season in the Spanish League.
After Petr Cech's opening-day blunders proved so costly for Arsenal, the veteran goalkeeper demonstrated against Liverpool on Monday why he will be an asset rather than a liability for his new team.
A lawyer for the former president of South America's soccer confederation is requesting a Paraguayan judge to throw out a request by U.S. prosecutors to extradite him to the United States where he has been charged in a corruption scandal.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Pedro Rodriguez was signed by Chelsea to inject some life into the English champions after their lackluster start to the season.
Lionel Messi missed a penalty kick but Luis Suarez scored in the second half to give Barcelona a 1-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao in its Spanish league opener on Sunday.
Marseille stormed to its first points of the season as it thrashed newly-promoted Troyes 6-0 in its first match under new coach Michel on Sunday.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Robert Lewandowski gave 10-man Bayern Munich a last-minute victory in the Bundesliga, while Wayne Rooney recorded his 10th straight game without a goal for Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.