Friday, October 23, 2015
Kevin De Bruyne scored an injury-time winner for Manchester City in a 2-1 victory over Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday, delivering another reminder why the English club broke its transfer record to sign him last summer.
Saul Niguez, Jackson Martinez and substitute Oliver Torres scored a goal each as Atletico Madrid defeated Astana 4-0 to take the Group C lead in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Arsenal remains bottom of Group F in the Champions League but the Gunners finally got their campaign underway with a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo, the injured Lionel Messi and Neymar lead FIFA's 23-player list of nominees for this year's Ballon d'Or Award announced early Wednesday for the men's player of the year.
Sporting Gjion scored two late goals after Granada had been reduced to nine men to claim a dramatic 3-3 draw in the Spanish league on Monday.
When South Korea pulled off a 1-0 shock win over Brazil in the Under 17 Soccer World Cup on Saturday, it may have been as much a case of the young players not realizing they were underdogs as it was a display of self-belief.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
It's a three-way race for the title in the Spanish league, where Celta Vigo forward Manuel "Nolito" Agudo is fighting toe to toe with the likes of Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema in the battle for the league's top scorer award.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Dallas' David Texeira scored the sole goal to give the Texan club a 1-0 win at Real Salt Lake on Saturday to clinch the MLS Western Conference title and a bye through to the conference semifinals.
Neymar helped Barcelona fans forget the absence of the injured Lionel Messi on Saturday by scoring four goals in the Spanish league, while Cristiano Ronaldo settled for one as Real Madrid went provisionally top of the standings.
The verdict from FIFA on Germany's bid to host the 2006 World Cup was emphatic and gushing with praise. Germany, FIFA's bid inspectors concluded, "demonstrated a true spirit of fair play." By contrast, rival bidder England's "behavior was not always in compliance with the FIFA recommendations."