6:36 PM ET Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has urged his squad players to “prove a point” by solving the club’s striker crisis after Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner were injured in Wednesday’s comfortable 4-0 Champions League win over Malmo. A routine victory courtesy of Andreas Christensen‘s first goal for the club and two Jorginho penalties
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7:33 PM ET Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Cristiano Ronaldo had answered many critics of his value to the team with his display in the 3-2 Champions League win over Atalanta on Wednesday. Ronaldo grabbed the 81st minute winner with a superbly executed header to maintain his 100% scoring record in group F
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12:57 PM ET Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goal helps Manchester United rally to a win. Getty Cristiano Ronaldo headed in an 81st-minute winner as Manchester United came from two goals down to beat Atalanta 3-2 in a pulsating Champions League Group F at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Mario Pasalic put Atalanta ahead in the 15th minute, turning
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12:44 PM ET Newcastle United have urged fans to refrain from wearing outfits or head coverings inspired by traditional Arabic attire at games and warned that it could be interpreted as “culturally inappropriate.” A number of supporters turned up in robes and head coverings for Newcastle’s home clash against Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend, the
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11:30 AM ET LAFC‘s Carlos Vela remained Major League Soccer’s highest paid player with a guaranteed compensation of $6.3 million, according to the latest round of salary data published by the MLS Players Association. The latest disclosure included players signed during the summer transfer window. As such the top four wage earners remained with same
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5:12 AM ET Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images Flight organiser David Henderson acted “recklessly and dangerously” in organising a flight carrying Emiliano Sala, a court has heard. The prosecutor said that Henderson hired a pilot who wasn’t qualified for competent for the journey. Both Sala and the pilot David Ibbtotson died
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7:34 AM ET Karim Benzema was not in court because of professional obligations. Photo by Stanislav Vedmid/DeFodi Images via Getty Images France and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema went on trial in absentia on Wednesday, charged with complicity in the attempted blackmail of former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. Prosecutors allege that Benzema,
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4:34 AM ET Associated Press More than a dozen European nations are considering the option of quitting FIFA as a last resort in the fight to prevent biennial World Cups, sources told the AP. Plans to double the frequency of World Cups were pitched by FIFA President Gianni Infantino on a private call on Tuesday
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5:34 AM ET Steve Bruce has left Newcastle by mutual consent. Richard Sellers/PA Images via Getty Images Steve Bruce is out as Newcastle United manager, the club have announced. Bruce, who managed his 1,000th game on Sunday as Newcastle lost 3-2 to Tottenham Hotspur had been under pressure following a winless start to the Premier League
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5:00 PM ET It’s been nearly three years since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over as Manchester United manager, picking up from Jose Mourinho in late December 2018 as a caretaker before being appointed permanently in March of 2019. There have been remarkable runs of form — like winning 14 of his first 19 matches in
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8:02 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Ronald Koeman said Barcelona forward Ansu Fati is close to agreeing a new contract with the club with his terms due to expire next summer. Sources have told ESPN that several top European clubs have reached out to Ansu’s agent, Jorge Mendes, but the Spain international has made
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4:58 PM ET Paris Saint-Germain‘s Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi found their groove as they inspired their side to a 3-2 comeback victory at home to RB Leipzig in a Champions League thriller on Tuesday. – ESPN+ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Don’t have ESPN?
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4:57 PM ET Liverpool secured a thrilling 3-2 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday at the Wanda Metropolitano. A Mohamed Salah brace and a Naby Keita volley sealed the points for Jurgen Klopp’s side to make it three consecutive wins in the competition. – ESPN+ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup,
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