Sevilla was unable to capitalize on its dominant performance in a 2-1 Champions League win over Leicester on Wednesday as Jamie Vardy scored a crucial goal -- his first of the year -- to keep the English champions alive in the Round of 16.
It took less than 10 minutes for Real Madrid to throw away a chance to increase its lead in the Spanish league.
French forwards Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro tore Bayer Leverkusen's defense apart to put the Champions League quarterfinals within reach for Atletico Madrid with a 4-2 away victory on Tuesday.
China plans to have 50,000 football academies by 2025 as part of an ambitious blueprint to grow into a soccer superpower.
Relief for Arsenal, pride for Sutton United.
Former Chelsea midfielder Alexei Smertin has been put in charge of investigating soccer racism in Russia, despite previously appearing to deny it existed.
Leipzig held on for a 2-1 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to cut Bayern Munich's lead in the Bundesliga to five points on Sunday.
Manchester United turned to Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to come to the holders' rescue and eliminate second-tier Blackburn in the FA Cup on Sunday.
Lionel Messi scored a 90th-minute penalty for his second goal of the night to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over lowly Leganes in the Spanish league on Sunday.
After the Champions League knockout phase was opened by teams with a combined 24 European titles, the spotlight shifts to those with far less of a continental pedigree.