PARIS (AP) — Mauro Icardi ended his scoring drought with a lucky deflection as runaway French league leader Paris Saint-Germain won 2-1 at Nantes on Tuesday to move 15 points clear.
PARIS (AP) — Neymar's two goals were not enough as Monaco punished sloppy defending to draw 3-3 at French league leader Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.
PARIS (AP) — Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi used their individual brilliance to compensate for a poor team performance as Paris Saint-Germain recovered to beat Montpellier 3-1 in the...
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Keylor Navas was hit by a projectile thrown from a stand with Montpellier fans during a French league game on Saturday.
MADRID (AP) — It was another great Champions League night for Keylor Navas at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.
Like many times before, the goalkeeper left the field with the Bernabéu crowd...
PARIS (AP) — Mauro Icardi came off the bench to score an 85th-minute winner as lackluster Paris Saint-Germain beat Brest 2-1 in the French league on Saturday.
PARIS (AP) — On a night when Kylian Mbappé and Paris Saint-Germain's vaunted attack failed to click, goalkeeper Keylor Navas had to save a late penalty to secure a 1-0 home win against Club Brugge...
PARIS (AP) — Pablo Sarabia starred in the absence of injured Kylian Mbappé to help Paris Saint-Germain to a 4-0 win over Angers in the French league on Saturday.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Mauro Icardi's first goal for Paris Saint-Germain was enough for a 1-0 win at Galatasaray on Tuesday as the French champion claimed its second win from two Champions League...
PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé made his return from injury as a substitute and set up Neymar's goal as Paris Saint-Germain beat Bordeaux 1-0 away in the French league on Saturday.
PARIS (AP) — While a blockbuster deal for Neymar didn't eventuate, clubs across Europe completed transfer business before the window shut late Monday.
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain changed goalkeepers on the final day of the summer transfer market in both countries, with three-time Champions League winner Keylor Navas going...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid needed Karim Benzema to salvage a 1-1 draw at Spanish league minnow Leganes on Monday.
Benzema again proved a bright spot in a disappointing season for...
MADRID (AP) — It was like old times at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
Zinedine Zidane was back on the bench, and Real Madrid was winning again.
MADRID (AP) — It took some help from video review to put Real Madrid on top in the Spanish league.
Marco Asensio's first-half winner to beat Espanyol 1-0 on Saturday was initially waived off for offside but eventually stood after assistance from the VAR, which is making its La Liga debut this season.
"In the end there was justice. I'm glad the VAR worked," Asensio said. "I had already told (the referee) I didn't think I was offside."
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid is loaning 19-year-old goalkeeper Andriy Lunin to Leganes until the end of the season.
Madrid signed the Ukrainian earlier this year but did not plan to use him in the main squad.
Keylor Navas has been the team's starter in goal even after the club signed Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois following the World Cup.
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — With a curling free kick that decided the outcome of the match, Aleksandar Kolarov immediately drew some comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Serbia captain's left-footed strike proved to be the difference in a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday at the World Cup. It came two days after Ronaldo scored a similar goal to give Portugal a 3-3 draw with Spain.
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of curious onlookers watched Costa Rica run through drills as the Central American team opened up a practice this week at its World Cup base in St. Petersburg.
But all eyes seemed to be on Keylor Navas, the Ticos' goalkeeper. He even gave one lucky boy his practice jersey afterward.
MOSCOW (AP) — A guide to the teams in Pot 3 in Friday's draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia:
The tiny Central American country reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup four years ago, losing to the Netherlands on a penalty shootout.
This will be Costa Rica's fifth World Cup appearance, impressive for a country with a population just under 5 million. Bryan Ruiz is the main attacking threat, while Celso Borges of is a midfield linchpin.
MADRID (AP) — Gareth Bale needed only a few minutes to help Real Madrid secure a spot in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday.
Bale came off the bench after a long injury layoff to set up two goals and help Madrid's reserves secure a 2-2 draw against third-division Fuenlabrada at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
Madrid, which was without Cristiano Ronaldo and many other regular starters, advanced 4-2 on aggregate after having won the first leg 2-0 last month.
MADRID (AP) — Tottenham's gritty performance in the Champions League was worthy of celebration, even if the match against Real Madrid ended only in a 1-1 draw.
The result against the defending champions on Tuesday left Tottenham in good position to make it to the knockout stages for the first time since 2010-11.
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo got the best of Harry Kane in the duel between two of Europe's most prolific forwards, but Kane's Tottenham celebrated after taking a 1-1 draw from Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Tottenham proved tough to crack against the defending champions at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and held on for the draw that kept both clubs at the top of Group H and in good position to advance to the knockout round.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — After losing Neymar for good, Barcelona will also face the first month of the Spanish league season without Luis Suarez.
Barcelona said Thursday that Suarez will be sidelined for four weeks after medical tests revealed a knee injury in his right leg.
That will rule him of Sunday's league opener against Real Betis, and the following matches against Alaves and Espnayol. The club said he could also miss the match again Getafe after the international break.
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Real Madrid eased to a 2-1 victory over Manchester United to win the Super Cup on Tuesday, with goals in each half from Casemiro and Isco.
Cristiano Ronaldo watched most of the end-to-end action from the bench, while his teammates outclassed United Cup on a hot night.
Casemiro hit the bar with a header and fired a shot over the top before scoring in the 24th minute. The Brazilian slid in for a left-foot finish, served up by Dani Carvajal.
MADRID (AP) — A look at the top 11 players who led Real Madrid to Saturday's Champions League final against Juventus:
KEYLOR NAVAS: The Costa Rican keeper is considered the weak link in Madrid's squad by many fans and local media. He made mistakes during the season that gave critics reason to question him, but proved his worth in the decisive stages of both the Spanish league and the Champions League, making difficult saves at key moments to keep Madrid in contention for both titles.
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona and Real Madrid will be without some key players when they resume their title race in the Spanish league on Sunday.
Madrid will host Alaves without captain Sergio Ramos, goalkeeper Keylor Navas, midfielder James Rodriguez, and left back Marcelo, while Barcelona will play at Granada without playmaker Lionel Messi and defender Gerard Pique.
All are being rested with the exception of Messi, who is serving a yellow-card suspension.
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid saw Barcelona falter and then survived an awful mistake by goalkeeper Keylor Navas to regain the Spanish league lead on Sunday.
Barcelona lost 2-1 at relegation-threatened Deportivo La Coruna in its first match after its amazing win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, and Madrid took advantage with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Real Betis, despite an own-goal by Navas.
MADRID (AP) — The Real Madrid players kept their cool despite conceding a stunning early goal in the Champions League, producing an outstanding performance that kept the defending champions on track for a seventh straight appearance in the quarterfinals.
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid's first loss after a 40-game unbeaten streak was enough to put coach Zinedine Zidane on the defensive.
Two days after Madrid's unbeaten record was halted by a 2-1 defeat at Sevilla in the Spanish league, Zidane was forced to defend some of his players against criticism from fans and local media.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Winning the Club World Cup could launch Real Madrid to a unique quadruple title haul.
Madrid has a shot at becoming the first team to win the Champions League, Spanish league, Spain's Copa del Rey, and the Club World Cup in the same season. It leads the Spanish league, is through to the knockout stage of the Champions League, and is alive in the Copa del Rey.