Saturday, September 12, 2015
Hooliganism, match-fixing and humiliation on the field -- Malaysia has emerged as Asian soccer's problem child, with the country's most popular sport rapidly becoming a national embarrassment.
Title-holders Al-Ahly, Zamalek, Orlando Pirates and Etoile Sahel have reached the CAF Confederation Cup semifinals, but there is still a lot at stake in the final group games this weekend.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Octavio Rivero and Cristian Techera scored 4 minutes apart in the second half as the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Colorado Rapids 2-0 on Wednesday to take the sole lead in Major League Soccer.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Neymar scored twice as Brazil beat the United States 4-1 in an international friendly on Tuesday, the last warmup for the American squad ahead of a playoff against Mexico next month for a 2017 Confederations Cup berth.
Lionel Messi scored with a spectacular 89th-minute volley, capping Argentina's comeback from a two-goal deficit in a 2-2 draw against Mexico in an international friendly on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Germany and Portugal closed in on European Championship qualification on Monday, while Northern Ireland missed the chance to book its place at next year's tournament in France.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Iceland made it to its first major tournament on Sunday but Wales will have to wait a little longer to secure a place at the 2016 European Championship after Belgium grabbed a late winner in Cyprus.
Monday, September 7, 2015
England became the first team to qualify for the 2016 European Championship by crushing San Marino 6-0, while defending champion Spain avenged a rare loss to Slovakia with a 2-0 victory on Saturday.
Didier Drogba scored a hat trick in his first start for Montreal, leading the Impact to a 4-3 home win against Chicago in Major League Soccer on Saturday.