Monday, October 5, 2015
Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 in Major League Baseball on Saturday for a doubleheader sweep.
Defending champion Chelsea fell to its fourth loss of the Premier League season on Saturday, leaving Jose Mourinho talking about the possibility of being fired.
Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette received a welcome confidence boost as he scored a second league goal this season to give his struggling club a much-needed 1-0 win over in-form Reims on Saturday.
Barcelona lost 2-1 at struggling Sevilla on Saturday, missing the chance to take the provisional lead in the Spanish league.
Carpi recorded its first ever Serie A win with a 2-1 victory over Torino on Saturday as new coach Giuseppe Sannino had an immediate effect, while Chievo Verona rescued a 1-1 draw in its derby match at home to Hellas Verona.
Borussia Moenchengladbach defeated Bundesliga runner-up Wolfsburg 2-0 at home Saturday to cap a remarkable turnaround after its dismal start to the season.
Veteran striker Yoshito Okubo scored twice as Kawasaki Frontale beat defending champions Gamba Osaka 5-3 for its fourth straight win in the J-League on Sunday.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored to complete a first half comeback and the New York Red Bulls held on to beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 in Major League Soccer on Saturday to extend its lead at the top of the Eastern Conference.
Antonio Conte has included Sebastian Giovinco and Fabio Quagliarella in the Italy squad for the upcoming European Champions qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Norway as well as the uncapped Domenico Berardi.