Thursday, November 21, 2013
Oribe Peralta bagged a first-half hat-trick to help Mexico book their passage to the 2014 World Cup finals with a 4-2 victory over New Zealand in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff at Wellington Regional Stadium on Wednesday.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Ivory Coast joined Nigeria in the World Cup finals on Saturday after a 1-1 draw against Senegal gave them a 4-2 aggregate win on a tense night in neutral Casablanca.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo upstaged Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the battle of the superstar forwards to give Portugal the edge over Sweden in the World Cup playoffs, while France's chances of qualifying took a big hit by losing 2-0 in Ukraine.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Mexico thumped New Zealand 5-1 in the first leg of their qualifying playoff on Wednesday to take a massive step towards a place in next year's World Cup finals.
French first and second division clubs have called off their planned strike at the end of the month in proTest at a 75-percent tax on high earners, the clubs' professional body announced Thursday.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Manchester United ended Arsenal's 15-game unbeaten away run in all competitions with a 1-0 Premier League win at Old Trafford.
Monday, November 11, 2013
European champions Bayern Munich set a new record for the longest unbeaten run in Bundesliga history with a 3-0 victory at home to Augsburg on Saturday.
Chelsea took until the sixth minute of stoppage time to salvage a draw against West Bromwich Albion, while Liverpool and Southampton turned on the style with four-goal wins in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo kept up his remarkable run of goals netting a hat-trick as Real Madrid crushed Real Sociedad 5-1 at the Bernabeu on Saturday.
Ninety minutes before kick-off in the 2013 Asian Champions League final second leg, with the Guangzhou stadium almost full, Marcello Lippi sat in the dugout to smoke a pre-game cigar.