KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Manchester City became the only English club to win its opening Champions League game, beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 on Wednesday.
Lokomotiv beats Leverkusen thanks to goalkeeper’s error
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — A blunder from Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky handed Lokomotiv Moscow a 2-1 win over the German side in the Champions League on Wednesday.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich substitute Thomas Müller provided a late highlight as the German powerhouse beat Red Star Belgrade 3-0 in their Champions League opener on Wednesday.
US to end 2019 with matches against Sweden, Costa Rica
CHICAGO (AP) — The Women's World Cup champion U.S. team will wrap up 2019 with matches against Sweden and Costa Rica.
U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday that the U.S. will face Sweden in...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Mislav Orsic scored a hat trick Wednesday as Dinamo Zagreb ended an 11-match losing streak in the Champions League group stage with a 4-0 win over Atalanta, which was making...
MADRID (AP) — Héctor Herrera scored in the 90th minute as Atlético Madrid salvaged a 2-2 draw against Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday.
PARIS (AP) — No Neymar. No Kylian Mbappe. No problem.
With two first-half goals from Angel Di Maria and a rare late strike from right-back Thomas Meunier, a new-look Paris Saint-Germain...
BRUGES, Belgium (AP) — Club Brugge and Galatasaray drew 0-0 in their Champions League opener on Wednesday, having to settle for a point each in Group A where Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — If Tottenham wants to repeat its run to the Champions League final, coach Mauricio Pochettino knows his players have to learn a lesson from Wednesday's group...
PARIS (AP) — The French soccer league says it's ending the League Cup competition after this season's edition.
The decision comes as the European Club Association pushes for cuts in national...
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Guangzhou Evergrande eliminated title-holder Kashima Antlers of Japan on away goals and advanced to the Asian Champions League semifinals on Wednesday.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Fernando Ricksen, a former Netherlands national team defender, has died after a six-year battle with motor neurone disease. He was 43.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Whether Germany coach Joachim Löw was watching or not, Marc-André ter Stegen delivered his message.
The Barcelona goalkeeper produced a player-of-the-match...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — The only thing missing for Borussia Dortmund was a goal.
The German team did everything but score as Barcelona barely held on for a 0-0 draw in their Champions...
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — It didn't take long for VAR to become a talking point as the video refereeing system made its debut in the Champions League group phase.
LONDON (AP) — Rodrigo allowed Valencia to shake off a week of upheaval behind the scenes to clinch a 1-0 victory at Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday.
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On a night when Europe's biggest stars couldn't find a way to score, teenager Erling Braut Haaland made it look easy.
The 19-year-old Norwegian shone on his Champions League debut, scoring a...
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Teenage striker Erling Braut Haaland introduced himself to the Champions League with a hat trick Tuesday as Salzburg hammered Genk 6-2.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Timo Werner scored twice in the second half as Leipzig stunned Portuguese champion Benfica 2-1 in Group G of the Champions League on Tuesday.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two of Ajax's summer signings scored as last season's semifinalist opened its Champions League campaign by beating Lille 3-0 in Group H on Tuesday.
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan required an injury-time equalizer from Nicolò Barella to earn a 1-1 draw with Slavia Prague in the opening match of the Champions League on Tuesday.
LYON, France (AP) — Memphis Depay's second-half penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw for Lyon at home against Zenit St. Petersburg in the Champions League on Tuesday.
BOSTON (AP) — A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college...
ROME (AP) — Italian team Cagliari avoided punishment from Serie A after supporters aimed racist abuse at Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.
The monkey chants were audible on a video from the...
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo faces a familiar foe as Juventus opens its Champions League campaign at Atlético Madrid on Wednesday, while his former team Real Madrid visits a Paris Saint-Germain...
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MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian national team soccer players were released from prison Tuesday after a court granted them parole, and one already has a new contract.
ROME (AP) — Amnesty International and the journalists union for Italian state TV RAI have written a joint letter to the presidents of Juventus and Lazio asking the clubs not to the play the...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam police say they have detained about 100 Lille fans ahead of the French club's Champions League match against Ajax.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City will be without John Stones for around five weeks because of an injury, further depleting the Premier League champion's central defensive...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With the benefit of an own-goal and two previous away goals, Japanese club Urawa Reds advanced to the semifinals of the Asian Champions League.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Neymar's ban from the Champions League for insulting match officials on social media was cut Tuesday to two group games.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Former African soccer leader Issa Hayatou will help organize some of the continent's top tournaments.
The Cameroon sports ministry says it has appointed Hayatou, who...
Pride’s Alex Morgan to miss remainder of NWSL season
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alex Morgan will miss the rest of the season for the Orlando Pride because of a patella stress reaction in her right knee.
West Ham holds on with 10 men for 0-0 draw at Aston Villa
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ten-man West Ham held on for a 0-0 draw at Aston Villa in the Premier League on Monday after Arthur Masuaku was sent off midway through the second half.
Inter’s Conte fumes over media’s fixation on formations
ROME (AP) — Only three rounds into his Serie A return, new Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is already fed up with the local media's obsession with tactics and the "modulo" — Italian for...
Torino’s perfect start ends with home loss to Lecce
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Torino missed out on a chance to join Inter Milan atop the Serie A standings with a 2-1 loss at home to promoted Lecce on Monday.
Liverpool begins Champions League defense at Napoli
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Liverpool and Barcelona open their Champions League campaigns with difficult away games on Tuesday as Europe's top club competition...
Saudi prince wins legal battle to control Sheffield United
LONDON (AP) — A Saudi prince has won a London court battle for full control of Premier League club Sheffield United.
Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and co-owner Kevin...
Report ties Saudi company to pirated sports broadcasts
LONDON (AP) — Leading soccer organizations say a Saudi Arabia-backed satellite company is "without question" behind pirated match broadcasts that steals content from Qatar's beIN Sports,...
Liverpool favored for 1st Club World Cup in Qatar
ZURICH (AP) — Nine years after winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup, Qatar will get to show it can stage a FIFA soccer tournament when the Club World Cup goes to Doha.
Juventus ‘ultra’ fan leaders arrested in tickets probe
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Police arrested 12 hardcore Juventus "ultra" fan leaders Monday for a series of accusations, including making illegal demands to the club to obtain more tickets.
Hertha Berlin’s bright start halted by 3 straight losses
BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin's fresh start under a new coach and the additional millions provided by a new backer is not going to plan.
Hertha has only one point from four Bundesliga games, a...
Judo champion who defied Iran’s rules now in hiding
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Saeid Mollaei has been in hiding since he left the Iranian judo team last month, saying he had been ordered to withdraw from the world championships on political...
Kessie and Lukaku subjected to more racism in Italy
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie was reportedly subjected to racist chants over the weekend, and Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku was insulted by an Italian TV...
After Pépé, Lille finds another scoring talent in Osimhen
PARIS (AP) — While Nicolas Pépé awaits his first goal since joining Arsenal for a club-record fee, his former team Lille has found another scoring talent in Victor Osimhen.
James Rodríguez gets 2nd chance after return to Real Madrid
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Having gone from star to cast-off at Real Madrid, Colombia midfielder James Rodríguez now has a second chance to regain a prominent role with the 13-time European Cup...