A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández won't count on Dani Alves and Gavi Páez when the Catalan club hosts Galatasaray in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Europa League, the only competition where it still has a realistic chance of a trophy.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
Sevilla visits Alavés trying to keep the pressure on Real Madrid. A win would pull Sevilla to within three points of the leaders.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Papu Gómez and Rafa Mir scored to help Sevilla beat Elche 2-0 and keep in touch with Spanish league leader Real Madrid on Friday.
Gómez broke through in the 70th minute when the Argentina midfielder slalomed past three defenders and his shot took a deflection in off an Elche player.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sevilla wasted a chance to move only one point behind Spanish league leader Real Madrid after Ivan Rakitic had an injury-time penalty saved in a 0-0 draw at Osasuna on Saturday.
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Anthony Martial will play for Sevilla on a loan from Manchester United until the end of the season, the Spanish club said Tuesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Anthony Martial has told Manchester United he wants to leave, manager Ralf Rangnick said.
The France forward has dropped down the pecking order at Old Trafford, making just two Premier League starts this season and only four in all competitions.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday with the Premier League the only major competition in action:
NEWCASTLE vs MAN UNITED
Manchester United travels to Newcastle seeking a third consecutive win in the Premier League since Ralf Rangnick took charge until the end of the season.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — There was a trademark Cristiano Ronaldo celebration at Old Trafford on Saturday, even if it didn’t come from the Portugal superstar himself.
Everton winger Andros Townsend did a cheeky yet passable imitation of the spin-in-the-air celebration in front of his team’s jubilant fans after scoring the 65th-minute equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Manchester United.
PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps again left out veteran striker Olivier Giroud on Thursday for the Nations League semifinal match against Belgium next week.
Giroud turned 35 on Thursday and is second on France's all-time scoring list with 46 goals, close behind Thierry Henry's record of 51.
Reigning champion France missed the injured Kylian Mbappé in a 1-1 draw at Ukraine in World Cup qualifying on Saturday but still stayed atop Europe Group D.
Mykola Shaparenko scored his first international goal for Ukraine just before halftime by smashing in a shot from 20 meters.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United striker Anthony Martial could miss the rest of the season because of a left knee injury, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Sunday...