Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Equatorial Guinea's football federation was fined US$100,000 on Friday after at least 36 people were injured when angry home fans threw bottles and rocks and clashed with riot police during their team's semifinal loss at the African Cup of Nations.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
With riot police protecting the players from incensed rival fans and using tear gas to disperse troublemakers in the crowd, Ghana advanced to the African Cup of Nations final with a 3-0 win over host Equatorial Guinea on Thursday.