Monday, August 17, 2015
Forward Claudio Beauvue came off the bench to score against his former club as Lyon earned a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Guingamp in the French league on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund routed Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-0 at home in its Bundesliga opener Saturday, displaying the kind of tenacious free-flowing soccer that led the club to back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012.
Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas kept a clean sheet in his Portuguese league debut on Saturday, when FC Porto beat Guimaraes 3-0 to start its season.
Reigning champion Zenit St. Petersburg suffered its first home loss in the Russian Premier League in nine months Saturday, allowing its old rival CSKA Moscow to open up a lead at the top of the table.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his fifth goal in six games as the New York Red Bulls beat Toronto FC 3-0 on Saturday night to extend their Major League Soccer unbeaten streak to six games.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Bayern Munich kicked off its bid for an unprecedented fourth straight Bundesliga title by cruising past hapless Hamburger SV 5-0 on Friday.
A superb performance from Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama held Monaco to a goalless draw in the French league on Friday in a game marred by injuries to two key Monaco players.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Leicester City have issued Jamie Vardy with a "substantial fine" after he was caught on camera apparently using a racial slur in a casino, the English Premier League club announced Thursday.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Lionel Messi scored twice and set up the winning goal as Barcelona started the season in dramatic style by beating Sevilla 5-4 after extra time to lift the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Yaya Toure scored twice in the first half Monday as Manchester City began its Premier League campaign with an impressive 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.