Thursday, January 8, 2015
A controversial goal helped Roma to a 1-0 win at Udinese on Tuesday, highlighting the need for goal-line technology and moving the Giallorossi within one point of Serie A leader Juventus.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Steven Gerrard gave Liverpool fans an instant reminder of what they'll be missing next season.
Felipe Anderson scored once and set up two other goals as Lazio beat visiting Sampdoria 3-0 Monday in a key match for third place and Serie A's final Champions League berth.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored one goal and created another to take Paris Saint-Germain past Montpellier into the round of 32 of the French Cup on Monday.
FIFA Vice President Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan will stand for election in a bid to oust Sepp Blatter as leader of soccer's scandal-hit world governing body.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Manchester City and Manchester United left it late to avoid embarrassment at the hands of lower-league opposition in the FA Cup on Sunday, leaving third-tier Sheffield United to deliver the biggest shock of the third round.
Fourth-tier Grenoble came from behind three times before producing the first “giant killing” of the French Cup with a 5-4 win on penalties over league leader Marseille on Sunday.
Valencia ended Real Madrid's 22-game winning streak by fighting back for a 2-1 victory on Sunday, but the blow was softened by Barcelona also stumbling to a 1-0 loss at Real Sociedad in the Spanish league.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Antoine Griezmann headed in two more goals to lead Atletico Madrid to a 3-1 win over Levante, as the defending champions pulled to within one point of the Spanish league lead on Saturday.
Sixth-tier side Club Franciscain was brought to earth by Nantes in the French Cup while top-flight teams Lorient and Nice lost to lower opposition on Saturday.