Monday, February 9, 2015
Atletico Madrid thrashed crosstown rival Real Madrid 4-0 in a dominant derby performance on Saturday that threw open the Spanish league title race.
Juventus beat fierce rival AC Milan 3-1 to move 10 points clear at the top of Serie A on Saturday as coach Massimiliano Allegri gained more revenge on his old club.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang led Borussia Dortmund to a 3-0 win at Freiburg to move off the bottom of the Bundesliga, while Bayern Munich returned to winning ways on Saturday.
Congo beat host Equatorial Guinea 4-2 in a penalty shootout on Saturday after the third place game at the African Cup of Nations ended 0-0 after 90 minutes.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Equatorial Guinea's football federation was fined US$100,000 on Friday after at least 36 people were injured when angry home fans threw bottles and rocks and clashed with riot police during their team's semifinal loss at the African Cup of Nations.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
With riot police protecting the players from incensed rival fans and using tear gas to disperse troublemakers in the crowd, Ghana advanced to the African Cup of Nations final with a 3-0 win over host Equatorial Guinea on Thursday.
Friday, February 6, 2015
Real Madrid held on to beat Sevilla 2-1 and increase its lead of the Spanish league on Wednesday despite a spate of injuries and not counting on suspended forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
Philippe Coutinho struck a stoppage-time winner for Liverpool as they beat Bolton 2-1 in the FA Cup fourth round replay on Wednesday.
Bastia ended Monaco's 13 matches unbeaten run and set up a League Cup final with title holders Paris Saint-Germain with a 7-6 win on penalties on Wednesday.
Ivory Coast powered into the African Cup of Nations final with a dominant 3-1 win over Congo on Wednesday, giving the star-studded title favorite a chance at ending 25 years of agony at the continental championship.