Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Arsenal and Tottenham slumped to 2-1 losses in the Premier League as their weaknesses were ruthlessly exposed on Sunday, while Newcastle's resurgence continued with a fourth straight win.
Brazilian winger Lucas and striker Edinson Cavani scored a goal each as unbeaten Paris Saint-Germain overcame a poor start before beating Marseille 2-0 on Sunday to close the gap on its bitter rival to one point.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Thomas Mueller scored a hat trick as Bayern Munich won 4-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt to increase its overnight lead in the Bundesliga to seven points on Saturday.
Luis Suarez set up two late goals to help Barcelona earn a 2-1 comeback victory at Almeria and break a two-game losing run in the Spanish league, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored again as Real Madrid stayed at the top of the table on Saturday.
Bordeaux beat struggling Lens 2-1 to go level on points with second-place Paris Saint-Germain in the French league on Saturday.
Morocco is sticking to its demand to postpone the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament due to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, despite pressure from the Confederation of African Football.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool will prove they have learnt from last season's agonising defeat against Chelsea when they look for revenge against the Premier League leaders on Saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain can close within one point of leaders Marseille with victory over their arch-rivals on Sunday that would cap a week in which they also guaranteed their place in the Champions League knockout phase.
Dinamo Moscow, FC Salzburg and Legia Warsaw won to reach the next round of the Europa League, while defending champion Sevilla took a step closer to qualifying after beating Standard Liege 3-1 on Thursday.
FIFA moves to ban Third Party Ownership in football will badly hit clubs in Brazil and Argentina, the major traders in global talent such as Neymar and Colombian star Radamel Falcao, experts say.