Month: September 2021

5:54 PM ET Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio scored a hat-trick and Karim Benzema struck twice as Carlo Ancelotti’s side crushed Mallorca 6-1 at home in LaLiga on Wednesday. – ESPN+ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more (U.S.)– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Don’t have ESPN? Get instant access Benzema opened
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1:48 AM ET Angel Mena scored twice in the second half, including a penalty kick in the 81st minute, and Club Leon rallied for a 3-2 win over the Seattle Sounders in the Leagues Cup final on Wednesday night. The eight-team, single-elimination competition between teams in Liga MX and Major League Soccer concluded with a
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7:44 PM ET Associated Press Security clashes with fans during the Ligue 1 match between Marseille and Angers on Wednesday. Getty Images There was more fan disorder in Ligue 1 on Wednesday as Marseille supporters ran onto the field and clashed with Angers counterparts at the final whistle. Moments after the 0-0 draw, about 50 Marseille
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10:15 PM ET Carles Gil scored in the first minute of second-half stoppage time to give the New England Revolution a hard-fought 3-2 road win over the Chicago Fire FC on Wednesday night, clinching an MLS playoff spot in the process. Gil’s third goal of the season, assisted by Tajon Buchanan went past Fire goaltender
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3:51 PM ET The United States Soccer Federation filed its latest response to the appeal of the equal pay lawsuit from players on the U.S. women’s national team on Wednesday. In the filing, the USSF stressed that in a decision made in May of 2020, U.S. District Court Judge R. Gary Klausner was correct in
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5:24 PM ET Manchester City will travel to West Ham United in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup as they continue their bid for a fifth consecutive victory, while Arsenal welcome Leeds United. City came from a goal behind to beat League 1 outfit Wycome Wanderers on Tuesday and dodged a tie against local
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12:41 PM ET Associated Press UEFA has intensified its opposition to FIFA’s push for a biennial World Cup system, saying on Wednesday that the world football governing body has yet to respond to its request for talks to discuss the proposals. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been deploying retired players and former Arsenal manager Arsene
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12:08 PM ET James Rodriguez made 26 appearances in all competitions during his time at Everton, scoring six goals. Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images Everton midfielder James Rodriguez has joined Qatari side Al Rayyan for an undisclosed fee, both clubs announced on Wednesday. Sources previously told ESPN that Rodriguez was discussing a move with the
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10:34 AM ET Wayne Rooney took permanent charge of Derby in January following a short stint as interim manager. Zac Goodwin/PA Images via Getty Images Derby County will be deducted 12 points with immediate effect after the Championship side entered administration, the English Football League (EFL) said on Wednesday. Derby, managed by former England and Manchester
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6:43 AM ET Liverpool will go ahead with the planned expansion of the Anfield Road Stand, with an official ground-breaking ceremony scheduled for next week, the Premier League side said on Wednesday. The redevelopment of the stand will see 7,000 more seats added to Anfield, taking its overall capacity to more than 61,000 and making
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7:25 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman refused to take questions from the media on Wednesday as he begged to be given more time to rebuild the team following a summer of upheaval at Camp Nou. The uncertainty surrounding Koeman’s future at Barca has grown since Monday’s 1-1 draw with Granada,
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4:41 AM ET Adriana Garcia Cristiano Ronaldo‘s mother, Dolores Aveiro, has said her biggest desire before she dies is for her son to return and play for Sporting Lisbon. If that cannot happen, then she would settle for her grandson, Cristiano Jr, playing for Sporting, who became Portuguese champions last season for the first time
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3:00 AM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen Robin van Persie won the title with Manchester United after leaving Arsenal. Jasper Juinen/Getty Images The most recent transfer window was unlike any other before it as world-class players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo moved clubs at the same time. But that got us thinking… Drawing inspiration from David Schoenfield’s
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8:34 AM ET Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Paris Saint-Germain‘s Ligue 1 clash at Metz and is a doubt for the Champions League game against Manchester City after picking up a knee injury. Messi was substituted on his home debut in PSG’s victory over Lyon on Sunday and the club has announced he
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9:36 PM ET The United States women once again made short work of Paraguay in a 8-0 friendly win in Cincinnati on Tuesday night with Alex Morgan netting a hat trick and Rose Lavelle pulling the strings in the attack. The U.S. beat Paraguay 9-0 in a friendly last Thursday and picked up right where
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