TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Sergio Ramos has become the player with most wins with a national team after Spain defeated the Faeroe Islands 4-1 in qualifying...
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Sevilla suffered its worst home loss of the season on Friday, falling 3-0 at home to Leganes in the Spanish league and stumbling again in the fight for a Champions League...
MADRID (AP) — Francisco "Isco" Alarcon has been left out of the Spain squad, paying the price for not playing often enough for Real Madrid under coach Santiago Solari.
Man City juggernaut runs into defensive problems
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Partly out of desperation, partly due to having faith in his players' versatility, Pep Guardiola has shown no fear in experimenting with Manchester City's defense during his time at the English club.
Right winger Jesus Navas was briefly redeployed at right back, to no great success.
Left back Aleksandar Kolarov was turned into a ball-playing center back.
Holding midfielder Fernandinho sometimes switched to left back.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City boosted its attacking options by signing Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva on Friday.
The length of the deal and the fee were not disclosed.
Silva, a 22-year-old Portugal international, official moves over on July 1.
Silva helped Monaco become French champion this season, as well as reaching the semifinals of the Champions League.
City manager Pep Guardiola moved swiftly to sign Silva after failing to win a trophy in his first season at the club.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Pablo Zabaleta's final home match as a Manchester City player is set to be an emotional occasion, with video montages, tributes, and a post-match presentation commemorating one of the most important figures in the club's recent history.
Yaya Toure might not be afforded such a send-off.
Unlike Zabaleta, whose departure after nine years was announced on Saturday, Toure — a driving force in City's midfield since 2010 — doesn't yet know if this is his last season at City.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City got its Champions League qualification hopes back on track by beating English Premier League struggler Hull 3-1 on Saturday.
A stunning team move finished by Sergio Aguero and a Fabian Delph strike ensured City ended a run of four EPL games without a win after an Ahmed Elmohamady own goal gave it the lead.