Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Manchester United needed an injury-time equalizer by Daley Blind to escape with a point from a 1-1 draw against West Ham in one of three stalemates in the Premier League on Sunday.
Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry scored the decisive goal as Ivory Coast ended a 23-year Africa Cup of Nations title drought by winning 9-8 on penalties after the final ended 0-0 following extra time.
The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations won by Ivory Coast in Equatorial Guinea Sunday was full of controversy with disputed penalties and rioting supporters.
Lionel Messi scored one goal and played a part in four more as Barcelona won 5-2 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday and reduced Real Madrid's lead of the Spanish league to one point.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Chelsea extended its Premier League lead to seven points by beating Aston Villa 2-1 on Saturday as Manchester City was held to a 1-1 draw by Hull.
New Marseille recruit Lucas Ocampos made an immediate impact by scoring the equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Rennes in the French league on Saturday.
Atletico Madrid thrashed crosstown rival Real Madrid 4-0 in a dominant derby performance on Saturday that threw open the Spanish league title race.
Juventus beat fierce rival AC Milan 3-1 to move 10 points clear at the top of Serie A on Saturday as coach Massimiliano Allegri gained more revenge on his old club.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang led Borussia Dortmund to a 3-0 win at Freiburg to move off the bottom of the Bundesliga, while Bayern Munich returned to winning ways on Saturday.
Congo beat host Equatorial Guinea 4-2 in a penalty shootout on Saturday after the third place game at the African Cup of Nations ended 0-0 after 90 minutes.