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.
The “lucky” ballboy who helped China save a penalty which sparked their run to the Asian Cup quarterfinals has backed Alain Perrin's men to upset his beloved Australia on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Tournament favorite Algeria came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the African Cup of Nations on Monday, avoiding a big upset at the start of its campaign in Equatorial Guinea.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi scored goals in bunches on Sunday as leader Real Madrid stayed one point ahead of Barcelona with the Spanish league reaching its halfway point.
Carlos Tevez scored twice to help Juventus beat Hellas Verona 4-0 on Sunday and move five points clear at the top of Serie A.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Alvaro Negredo struck with a header seven minutes from time to secure a 3-2 victory over Almeria to start an exciting Saturday of late winners in the Spanish league.
Chelsea routed Swansea 5-0 for the leader's biggest win of the English Premier League season on Saturday, while Manchester United produced only its third away success of the campaign at Queens Park Rangers.