MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Champions Manchester City overcame heavy snow and a battling West Ham side to claim a hard-fought 2-1 victory in the Premier League on Sunday.
Ilkay Gundogan tapped home after 33 minutes and Fernandinho added a late second at the Etihad Stadium as the champions kept up the pressure at the top of the Premier League.
LONDON (AP) — England will have to seal qualification for the 2022 World Cup without its first-choice midfielder.
Declan Rice withdrew from the squad for upcoming games against Albania and San Marino, with England saying the holding midfielder has been “unable to train due to illness” since reporting for duty on Monday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — West Ham consolidated fourth place in the Premier League with a 4-1 win over 10-man Aston Villa on Sunday.
The visitors were aided by Ezri Konsa’s sending off in the 50th minute with the score at 2-1.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday:
AC Milan’s unbeaten start to Serie A could be tested by a visit to Jose Mourinho’s Roma. The Rossoneri have matched their best-ever start with nine wins and a draw.
A look at some of the games being played in European soccer on Thursday:
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Declan Rice cleared a header off the goalline in stoppage time to salvage a point for West Ham in a 0-0 draw at Southampton in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Armando Broja headed in a corner low to beat goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski but Rice was at the far post and cleared it off the bounce to keep West Ham unbeaten after four games.
LONDON (AP) — It's being billed as the best team of the tournament against, in effect, the host nation.
The European Championship final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on Sunday has all the makings of a tight and tense title match.
ROME (AP) — After 10 years and more than 60 games, Jordan Henderson has finally experienced the feeling of scoring for England's national team.
The 31-year-old midfielder got his team's final goal on Saturday in a 4-0 victory over Ukraine in the European Championship quarterfinals.