Monday, December 2, 2013
Monaco showed little sign of missing star striker Radamel Falcao as it beat Rennes 2-0, while 10-man Lille won 1-0 at Valenciennes as both winners kept up the pressure on French league leader Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday.
Arsenal powered to a provisional seven-point lead in the Premier League after beating Cardiff 3-0 on Saturday, with Aaron Ramsey's prolific season touching new heights with a double against his former club.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Malaga defender Weligton scored a header deep in injury time to snatch a 1-1 draw at Villarreal on Friday, ending a two-game losing streak for Bernd Schuster's side in the Spanish League.
Florian Thauvin and Saber Khalifa scored as Marseille beat Montpellier 2-0 Friday to pull within two points of third-place Monaco in the French league.
Arsenal's decision to purchase Mesut Ozil and the form that has propelled them to the top of the English Premier League is proof the club is showing ambition and could be the catalyst for more trophies, part-owner Alisher Usmanov has said.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Spanish sides Valencia, Sevilla and Real Betis booked their spots in the Europa League's round of 32 on Thursday, while Tottenham locked up first place in its group with a fifth victory in as many matches.
Oceania is backing a drive to combine their World Cup playoff pathway with the larger Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in order to secure five berths at future finals for the regions, New Zealand Football said on Friday.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Nine-time winner Real Madrid qualified for the Champions League's last 16 alongside Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, while Juventus kept alive its chances of reaching the knockout stages.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Chelsea qualified for the Champions League's last 16 despite being tripped up again by Basel, while AC Milan and Arsenal claimed easy wins but were made to wait to seal their berths in the knockout stage.
Asia and Oceania are in talks to share their World Cup qualifying slots to give teams more chance of reaching football's biggest stage, Asia's soccer chief said.