Sunday, January 25, 2015
Asamoah Gyan returned after a bout of malaria at the African Cup of Nations to score an injury-time goal and give Ghana a 1-0 win over tournament favorite Algeria on Friday.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Tunisia put power cuts and flooding behind them to seize the Group B initiative Thursday at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
Forward Sergio Garcia scored one goal and set up another to lead Espanyol's exciting 3-1 win over Sevilla on Thursday to take a lead in their Copa del Rey quarterfinal.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Lionel Messi finished off his own missed penalty with five minutes left to give Barcelona a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal on Wednesday.
Tottenham relied on Andros Townsend's penalty to gain a slender advantage over third-tier side Sheffield United in the League Cup on Wednesday, taking only a 1-0 lead into the second leg of their semifinal.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Roma beat Empoli 2-1 after extra time to reach the Italian Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday thanks to a very contentious penalty.
Raheem Sterling found a way past formidable Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois with an exquisite solo goal to earn Liverpool a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their English League Cup semifinal on Tuesday.
The “lucky” ballboy who helped China save a penalty which sparked their run to the Asian Cup quarterfinals has backed Alain Perrin's men to upset his beloved Australia on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Tournament favorite Algeria came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the African Cup of Nations on Monday, avoiding a big upset at the start of its campaign in Equatorial Guinea.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi scored goals in bunches on Sunday as leader Real Madrid stayed one point ahead of Barcelona with the Spanish league reaching its halfway point.