Monday, February 1, 2016
Barcelona took a big step toward successfully defending its Spanish league title when Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez led its fightback to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 on Saturday.
Manchester City remained in the hunt for a record trophy quadruple after a hat trick from teenager Kelechi Iheanacho helped them demolish Aston Villa 4-0 in the FA Cup on Saturday.
Captain Cheikh N'Doye scored a brace as Angers thrashed second-place Monaco 3-0 to climb to third in the French league on Saturday.
Former Liverpool star Luis Garcia continued to spark a mid-season revival from last-place Central Coast, scoring one goal and creating another as it beat Wellington 3-1 in the A-League.
The Iraqi soccer team's overtime win against Qatar, which will send it to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade, has at least briefly united the fractured country in exultation amid its grinding war against the Islamic State group.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Jermaine Jones wants to return home to play in Germany, or he wants to sign an acceptable contract offer from a Major League Soccer club.
Brazilian-born striker Rodrigo scored a first-half goal to lead Valencia to a 1-0 win over Las Palmas and send Gary Neville's team into the semifinals of the Copa del Rey on Thursday.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Manchester City relied on a controversial decision by officials and another decisive late goal from Sergio Aguero to set up an English League Cup final against Liverpool on Wednesday.
Angel di Maria continued his fine form with another goal as Paris Saint-Germain beat Toulouse 2-0 to reach the French League Cup final on Wednesday.
Goals from Neymar and Luis Suarez helped Barcelona fight back to beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 and reach the Copa del Rey semifinals on Wednesday, while Celta Vigo eliminated Atletico Madrid.