Tuesday, October 28, 2014
South Africa and Orlando Pirates captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead late Sunday near Johannesburg, a police spokesman told AFP, with club officials describing his slaying as a “loss to the nation.”
Monday, October 27, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo scored to spark Real Madrid's 3-1 comeback win over Barcelona in a thrilling “clasico” match Saturday that handed the visitors their first loss of the Spanish league season.
Manchester City and Liverpool endured Premier League frustration on Saturday following Champions League setbacks.
Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga troubles continued Saturday with a 1-0 loss at home to Hannover, the side's fourth straight league defeat.
Second-half substitute Marco Pappa of Guatemala scored in the 85th minute and again in stoppage time as the Seattle Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday to win the Major League Soccer Supporters' Shield as league-winner for the first time in the six-year history of the club.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Erik Lamela's outrageous goal in a big win for Tottenham illuminated the third round of Europa League group-stage matches, in which Fiorentina and Dynamo Moscow maintained their perfect starts to the competition.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants to see an all-round improvement in his side's defending when they face Hull City in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday.
The Asian Champions League has thrown up a final for the ages, featuring the old guard against the new.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Champions League returned on Tuesday with a 40-goal bonanza as Bayern Munich thrashed Roma 7-1 for its biggest victory on the road and Luiz Adriano scored five as Shakhtar put seven goals past BATE Borisov.