Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Radamel Falcao made his debut as Manchester United belatedly kick-started their season with a breezy 4-0 win at home to Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on Sunday.
Valencia eased by Espanyol 3-1 at home on Sunday to remain unbeaten in the Spanish league under new coach Nuno Espirito Santo and continue its turnaround during a drawn-out sale of the club.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Substitute Paul-Georges Ntep de Madiba scored a second-half equalizer just 34 seconds after coming off the bench as Paris Saint-Germain produced another lackluster performance and was held at Rennes to 1-1 in the French League on Saturday.
Chelsea finally seems to have found the solution to its striking struggles. Diego Costa took his goal haul to seven in four matches with a hat trick against Swansea on Saturday while Loic Remy also scored on his debut.
Juventus showed little has changed since Massimiliano Allegri took charge as it eased to a 2-0 win against Udinese on Saturday in the former AC Milan coach's home debut.
Shinji Kagawa starred on his return for Borussia Dortmund in a 3-1 win over Freiburg, while Franck Ribery scored on his injury comeback as Bayern Munich defeated Stuttgart 2-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Japan and hosts South Korea will get the Asian Games off to an unofficial start Sunday when the bitter rivals begin their bids for glory in what could be a tense football competition.
Werder Bremen defender Sebastian Proedl scored late to earn a 3-3 draw at Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Friday, ending the home side's perfect start to the season.
Almeria was held to a 1-1 draw at home by Cordoba on Friday, as Spanish league football returned after the international break.
Seattle's Andy Rose scored a stoppage-time winner to give the Sounders a 3-2 victory over Real Salt Lake on Friday, extending their lead in the Major League Soccer standings.