Switzerland beats Serbia 3-2 to reach last 16 of World CupDecember 2, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Xherdan Shaqiri took off as soon as the ball hit the back of the net.
It was no surprise where he was headed after scoring the first goal in Switzerland’s 3-2 win over Serbia on Friday, a result that put his team into the round of 16 at the World Cup for the third tournament in a row.
Switzerland, Serbia meet for spot in last 16 at World CupDecember 1, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — When Serbia plays Switzerland at the World Cup on Friday, it will be a head-to-head elimination match to get into the knockout round.
Swiss loss sets up enticing rematch with Serbia at World CupNovember 28, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Switzerland’s loss made its upcoming World Cup rematch all the more enticing, and with a lot more on the line.
Ever since the match schedule was made in April, the Group G game between Switzerland and Serbia has been one to keep an eye on.
Gabriel’s goal keeps Arsenal top with 1-0 win at ChelseaNovember 6, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal's surprising title challenge in the Premier League shows no signs of slowing down.
If anything, a 1-0 win at Chelsea on Sunday only underlined that this Arsenal team may be the strongest in years.
Arsenal held 1-1 by Southampton, leads by 2 points in EPLOctober 23, 2022 GMT
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Arsenal’s eight-match winning run in all competitions ended with a 1-1 draw at Southampton, leaving Mikel Arteta’s team with a two-point lead in the Premier League on Sunday.
Arsenal beats PSV, clinches spot in Europa League KO roundOctober 20, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal secured a spot in the Europa League knockout round after Granit Xhaka’s second-half goal was enough to earn a 1-0 win over PSV Eindhoven on Thursday that maintained the Gunners’ perfect record in the competition.
Arsenal beats 10-man Tottenham 3-1 to stay atop EPL tableOctober 1, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Gabriel Jesus marked his first north London derby with a goal as Arsenal beat 10-man Tottenham 3-1 on Saturday to strengthen its grip on first place in the Premier League.
Jesus took advantage of a defensive blunder to make it 2-1 early in the second half and Tottenham’s chances of a comeback were then ruined by Emerson Royal earning a straight red card for a needless studs-up challenge on Gabriel Martinelli in the 62nd minute.
Martinelli’s winner keeps Arsenal’s perfect start goingAugust 31, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal maintained its perfect start to the season and its spot at the top of the Premier League table, with Gabriel Martinelli scoring a second-half winner in a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa on Wednesday.
Man United loses 3-1 at Arsenal, further damages top-4 hopesApril 23, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag looks increasingly likely to be taking over a Manchester United team missing from the Champions League.
Potentially a squad of superstars in disarray, too.
Despite Cristiano Ronaldo making an emotional scoring return, United was beaten 3-1 at Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday and dropped six points off its rival in the race for a top-four finish.
Arsenal loses again in blow to top-4 bid in Premier LeagueApril 9, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal’s quest to qualify for the Champions League received another setback with a 2-1 home loss to Brighton on Saturday, making it two defeats in a row for Mikel Arteta’s slumping team.
Tottenham irked as Arsenal gets EPL derby match called offJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
Tottenham called for “clarity and consistency” from the English Premier League after Arsenal's request to call off the north London derby because of a lack of senior players available was granted on Saturday.
League Cup: Arsenal earns 0-0 at Liverpool despite Xhaka redJanuary 13, 2022 GMT
If Granit Xhaka getting sent off came as no real surprise, Arsenal holding out with 10 men at Anfield certainly was a shock.
Liverpool failed to take advantage of Xhaka’s 24th-minute red card for a chest-high lunge on Diogo Jota and was held to a 0-0 draw by Arsenal in the first leg of the English League Cup semifinals on Thursday.
Arsenal loss to leader Man City sees grip on 4th loosenedJanuary 1, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Watching an electrifying first half and wowed by Bukayo Saka’s goal, Arsenal fans were euphoric with the display against Manchester City.
For 45 minutes, Arsenal made the runaway Premier League leader look average.
Arsenal fans hurl bottles at City players after Rodri winnerJanuary 1, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The hottest-ever New Year's Day in London saw Arsenal fans get heated after a meltdown against Manchester City.
Arsenal fans hurled plastic bottles and toilet rolls at City’s celebrating players after Rodri scored a stoppage-time winner at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday as temperatures reached 16.2 degrees Celsius (61.16 degrees Fahrenheit) in the capital.
Salzburg forward Okafor gets Switzerland call for Italy gameNovember 5, 2021 GMT
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Salzburg forward Noah Okafor was rewarded for goals in the Champions League with a place in Switzerland’s squad on Friday for World Cup qualifiers including a key game at Italy.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka set to be out for 3 monthsSeptember 29, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka faces up to three months on the sidelines with a knee injury sustained during Sunday’s north London derby win over Tottenham.
Xhaka was accidentally caught by Lucas Moura after the Tottenham forward had been challenged by Thomas Partey.
Switzerland captain Granit Xhaka tests positive for COVID-19September 1, 2021 GMT
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland captain Granit Xhaka tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday and is a doubt for a World Cup qualifying game against European champion Italy.
The Swiss soccer federation announced the news after Xhaka was not in the lineup to play a warmup game against Greece on Wednesday evening.
City routs Arsenal even without Kane; Liverpool-Chelsea drawAugust 28, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City didn't need Harry Kane or Cristiano Ronaldo to destroy Arsenal.
With four different scorers in the 5-0 win on Saturday, maybe the attacking options currently available to Pep Guardiola are enough to defend the Premier League title.
Arsenal humiliated 5-0 by City in worst start in its historyAugust 28, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Crestfallen Arsenal players being humiliated in the Premier League has become all-too familiar in recent years. But it’s never been this bad. Not in the 128 years since the club started playing in the English leagues.
Winless in EPL, Arsenal routs West Brom 6-0 in League CupAugust 25, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Once Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang started scoring there was no stopping Arsenal.
The striker netted a hat trick Wednesday in a 6-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in the second round of the League Cup.
EURO 2020: Switzerland looks to Xhaka for leadershipMay 31, 2021 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — A captain wearing the No. 10 shirt has an iconic status in international soccer.
Granit Xhaka might not fit everyone’s idea of a classic example, but the Arsenal midfielder’s importance to Switzerland is valued at home.
Players who could be banned from Euro 2020April 19, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Players on Super League clubs who could be banned from the European Championship (national team in parentheses):
Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy); Alessio Romagnoli (Italy); Simon Kjaer (Denmark); Davide Calabria (Italy); Sandro Tonali (Italy); Hakan Calhanoglu (Turkey); Ante Rebic (Croatia); Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden); Alexis Saelemaekers (Belgium)
MATCHDAY: Arsenal-Chelsea highlights Boxing Day in EPLDecember 25, 2020 GMT
A look at what’s happening around the Premier League on Saturday with the other major European competitions on a Christmas break:...
Solskjaer’s unbeaten EPL start at United ended by ArsenalMarch 10, 2019 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Soaked by the rain swirling around Arsenal's stadium, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer watched helplessly as his dream Premier League start as Manchester United manager was brought to a halt on Sunday.
FIFA fines 3 Swiss players for goal celebration gesturesJune 25, 2018 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — FIFA has fined three Switzerland players for making hand gestures of an Albanian national symbol to celebrate World Cup goals against Serbia, and cleared them to continue playing.
Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri received a warning and a fine of 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,100) for unsporting behavior, in a judgment Monday by FIFA's disciplinary panel.