Wednesday, March 18, 2015
A huge slice of fortune kept Liverpool in the hunt for Champions League qualification on Monday, while second-tier Reading reached its first FA Cup semifinal since 1927 by ending Bradford's surprise run in the competition.
Roma's season went from bad to worse as it lost 2-0 at home to Sampdoria on Monday to leave Rudi Garcia's team in danger of losing out on second place in Serie A after Lazio won 2-0 at Torino.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Gareth Bale finally got his name back on the scoresheet to help Real Madrid remain firmly in the hunt for the Spanish title.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Not content with breaking Cristiano Ronaldo's record for hat tricks in the Spanish league last weekend, Lionel Messi moved ahead of his rival in this season's scoring charts too.
Blas Perez scored a brace and FC Dallas topped Sporting Kansas City 3-1, while Alvar Saborio scored on a penalty kick in the 86th minute to salvage a 3-3 draw for Real Salt Lake with the Philadelphia Union to highlight week two of Major League Soccer on Saturday.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Dani Parejo and Paco Alcacer scored goals in the second half to help Valencia beat Deportivo La Coruna 2-0 and move into provisional third place in the Spanish league on Friday.
Teen striker Anthony Martial scored twice as fourth-place Monaco warmed up for its Champions League encounter against Arsenal with a comfortable 3-0 home win Friday against Corsican side Bastia, which finished the match with nine men.
A Spanish judge indicted Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor, Sandro Rosell, for tax fraud and fraudulent administration on Friday in a probe centering on the signing of Neymar.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Holders Sevilla, with a record-breaking 13 second goal, Everton, and Wolfsburg were all on top after Thursday's Europa League last 16 first round ties.
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann stressed the importance of his team defending the Gold Cup title on home soil Thursday as the groupings and draw for next July's soccer tournament were revealed.