Thursday, November 12, 2015
Wayne Rooney was goaded into retaliation, and slapped the sportsman. For once, this wasn't the England striker's fiery temperament resurfacing but a playful clash with a WWE star.
Karim Benzema's lawyer will take legal action against a radio station that published a transcript of a conversation between the France striker and a friend that was recorded as part of the investigation into a sex tape involving national teammate Mathieu Valbuena.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Dallas' Walker Zimmerman forced extra time with a stoppage-time goal and scored the clinching penalty in the shootout to give the Texan club victory over Seattle on Sunday and a place in Major League Soccer's Western Conference finals.
Neymar scored a spectacular goal to help Barcelona capture the Spanish league lead Sunday as Real Madrid's unbeaten start to the season was brought to an end with a 3-2 loss at Sevilla.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Thomas Mueller starred as Bayern Munich got back to winning ways in the Bundesliga with a 4-0 rout of Stuttgart on Saturday.
Defending champion Chelsea and absent manager Jose Mourinho returned to unwanted crisis after the troubled giants lost 1-0 at Stoke in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored two more as Paris Saint-Germain resumed its domestic dominance, crushing Toulouse 5-0 to move 11 points clear of Caen at the top of the French league on Saturday.
AC Milan's winning streak was ended by Atalanta in a 0-0 draw at home in Serie A, though 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was crucial to the Rossoneri earning a point on Saturday.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Spain striker Paco Alcacer and Dani Parejo scored twice each to lead Valencia to a commanding 5-1 victory at Celta Vigo on Saturday that its beleaguered coach hopes will mark a turning point for his inconsistent Spanish league side.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Napoli was one of four teams to reach the knockout stages of the Europa League in Thursday's matches, cruising into the last 32 with a 5-0 victory over FC Midtjylland.