Sunday, April 20, 2014
Atletico Madrid moved one step closer to its first Spanish league title in 18 years with a 2-0 win over Elche on Friday and now turns its attention to receiving Chelsea in the Champions League semifinals.
Saint-Etienne's bid for a Champions League spot stalled as it drew 0-0 with Rennes in the French league on Friday.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Gareth Bale's late gallop and goal sealed Real Madrid its 19th Copa del Rey title on Wednesday in a thrilling 2-1 win over Barcelona, as the Welshman filled the void left by the injured Cristiano Ronaldo to claim his first career trophy.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Al Ain became the first team to secure a second-round spot in the Asian Champions League with a 5-0 win over Lekhwiya of Qatar on Tuesday, while Melbourne Victory created a gridlock in Group G with a 2-0 upset win over defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
There were so few people watching Vietnam take on Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening.
FIFA says nearly 200,000 tickets will be available in the last online sales phase for the World Cup in Brazil.
Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente helped Juventus beat Udinese 2-0 on Monday and restore its eight-point lead at the top of the Serie A table.
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening its hold on Spain's final Champions League berth.
State prosecutors have brought charges against former players Dominique Taboga and Sanel Kuljic as well as “other persons” for their alleged role in a match-fixing scandal that rocked Austrian soccer in November.