Saturday, January 25, 2014
Copa del Rey holders leaders Atletico Madrid edged towards a possible semifinal meeting with neighbors Real Madrid with 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in their quarterfinal, first leg at the Vicente Calderon on Thursday.
Manchester United is closing in on signing Juan Mata after bidding 37 million pounds (US$61 million) for the Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata, the team's first move in the January transfer window.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Manchester United's wretched campaign reached a new low on Wednesday after a penalty shootout defeat to Sunderland in a dramatic League Cup semifinal left the beleaguered English champions staring at a season without silverware.
Lionel Messi marked his 400th game for Barcelona with a master class of passing by setting up four goals to give Cristian Tello a hat trick in a 4-1 win at Levante in Wednesday's first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal.
Udinese beat AC Milan 2-1 at San Siro to reach the Italian Cup semifinals on Wednesday, as Clarence Seedorf endured his first defeat as manager.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Manchester City showed no mercy on beleaguered West Ham by romping to a 3-0 victory in the second leg of their League Cup semifinal on Tuesday, completing a 9-0 aggregate thrashing.
A first-half goal from Karim Benzema guided Real Madrid to a 1-0 win at Espanyol in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal on Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Two goals by Ibai Gomez helped Athletic Bilbao come from behind to beat Valladolid 4-2 at the new San Mames stadium in the Spanish league Monday.
West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka faces a lengthy ban after being charged by the Football Association on Tuesday over an allegedly anti-Semitic salute.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Manchester United's title defense faltered further as a Samuel Eto'o-inspired Chelsea cast the champions further adrift from the Premier League elite with a 3-1 victory Sunday.