Sunday, February 1, 2015
Australia won its first Asian Cup title by beating South Korea 2-1 after extra time Saturday in the final at Sydney's Olympic Stadium.
Wolfsburg routed Bayern Munich 4-1 on Friday to hand the Bundesliga leader its first defeat of the league season in the first game after the winter break.
Paris Saint-Germain striker Ezequiel Lavezzi scored one of the best goals of the season so far in a 1-0 win over Rennes that lifted the defending champions within one point of French league leader Lyon Friday.
A late penalty by Celso Borges gave Deportivo La Coruna a 2-1 win at Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish league on Friday.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Hosts Equatorial Guinea are hoping the decision to relocate Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal against Tunisia to Bata gives them the edge over the Carthage Eagles.
Guinea won the drawing of lots for a spot in the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Thursday by choosing a green ball with the No. 2 printed on a piece of paper on the inside.
Beating the entry deadline by hours on Thursday, Sepp Blatter formally joined a FIFA presidential contest he is widely expected to win.
Scarred in different ways by their recent cup exploits, Chelsea and Manchester City face off at Stamford Bridge on Saturday for a pivotal match in the Premier League title race.
Asia's soccer chief said he was “stunned” on Friday after he was quoted as outlining a movement to oust Asian Cup hosts Australia from the regional body.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Neymar scored twice to lead Barcelona past nine-man Atletico Madrid and into the Copa del Rey semifinals with a 3-2 victory in a game that went from pulsating to unseemly at Vicente Calderon Stadium on Wednesday.