Barcelona began their title defence with a 1-0 defeat by Athletic Bilbao on Friday, while Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 3-1 on Saturday. Here are the five big talking points from the weekend in La Liga: BARCA SHOW WHY NEYMAR ON SHOPPING LIST Rumours in Spanish media have linked Barcelona with Paris St.
Liverpool and Arsenal lead the Premier League with the only 100 percent records after two games as VAR and Tottenham denied Manchester City in a 2-2 draw. T H E B O S S Jürgen Klopp has amassed 300 league points in fewer games than any manager in our history [146 matches] R E C
An angry South Korean fan flew to Sweden to confront Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for sitting out a friendly in Seoul, the latest in a bizarre row that has prompted a police investigation. In an 11-minute clip posted on his Youtube channel, which has racked up nearly three million views, Kwak Ji-hyuk approaches the Portuguese
Liverpool goalkeeper, Adrian was left to reflect on a whirlwind few weeks after his penalty shoot-out heroics saw Jurgen Klopp’s men defeat Chelsea to lift the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul. The former West Ham stopper only signed for the Merseysiders on August 5, but was thrust into the spotlight following an injury to Alisson
Nigeria recalled Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho on Wednesday for next month’s friendly against Ukraine after he was dropped for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Ukraine will host the Super Eagles on September 10 with coach Gernot Rohr sticking with the core of the squad which finished third at the Nations Cup last month.
The Sierra Leone government on Wednesday rejected the nomination of Ghana-born Sellas Tetteh to head the national football team, which has recently emerged from suspension by Fifa for political interference. On Tuesday the West African nation’s football federation chose 62-yeard-old Tetteh as the national coach, announcing that he would take up the post “in 48
Stand-in goalkeeper Adrian was the hero as his save from Tammy Abraham allowed Liverpool to beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties and win the Uefa Super Cup on Wednesday after a richly entertaining match in Istanbul finished 2-2 at the end of extra time. Every penalty in the shootout had been successful before Mohamed Salah stepped
New signing Victor Osimhen marked his Ligue 1 debut with two goals as last year’s runners-up Lille kicked off their new campaign with a 2-1 victory over Nantes on Sunday. Christophe Galtier’s hosts, who finished 16 points behind champions Paris Saint-Germain last term, were indebted to Osimhen at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. “When I have opportunities,
Monaco have signed Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru on a five-year-deal from Everton, the French club announced on Monday. “I’m very happy to join a great club like AS Monaco. I will give everything to improve and help the club to have a great season. I look forward to meeting my teammates,” the 22-year-old told Monaco’s
Harry Kane struck two late goals as Tottenham Hotspur recovered from an early setback to beat promoted Aston Villa 3-1 in their opening match of the Premier League season on Saturday. Villa, back in the top flight after three seasons away, stunned the home faithful in the ninth minute when John McGinn scored with their