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Man City beats Wolves for fast Premier League start

Soccer Sep 22, 2020

Man City beats Wolves for fast Premier League start

An abnormally short preseason and a lengthy list of injury and coronavirus-related absentees didn’t stop Manchester City getting off to a fast start in the English Premier League on Monday. City scored in the first half through Kevin de Bruyne and Phil Foden before weathering ...

Bayern fans could face quarantine after Super Cup

Soccer Sep 22, 2020

Bayern fans could face quarantine after Super Cup

Bayern Munich fans could face quarantine when they return to Germany after the Super Cup in Budapest. Bayern is scheduled to face Sevilla on Thursday, but Germany’s center for disease control has deemed the Hungarian capital a "high risk” area for the coronavirus. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz ...

Real Madrid starts title defense with draw against Real Sociedad

Soccer Sep 21, 2020

Real Madrid starts title defense with draw against Real Sociedad

It wasn’t the best of starts for defending champion Real Madrid, which needed a good performance by goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to salvage a 0-0 draw at Real Sociedad in the Spanish league on Sunday. With a squad mostly unchanged from last season, Madrid looked out ...

Tottenham banking on Gareth Bale's return to halt slide

Soccer Sep 20, 2020

Tottenham banking on Gareth Bale's return to halt slide

Tottenham has gambled on the homecoming of Gareth Bale as the shot in the arm they badly need to arrest an alarming slide in the 15 months since reaching their first Champions League final. Bale alone has more experience than Spurs on European soccer's biggest ...

Roma held, Fiorentina wins as Italian soccer awaits fans' return

Soccer Sep 20, 2020

Roma held, Fiorentina wins as Italian soccer awaits fans' return

Roma settled for a scoreless draw in their Italian first-division opener at Hellas Verona on Saturday, with Gaetano Castrovilli scoring in a 1-0 win for Fiorentina against Torino behind closed doors before the return of a limited number of fans to stadiums 24 hours ...

Substitute Kazuma Watanabe nets Gamba winner over Consadole

J. League Sep 20, 2020

Substitute Kazuma Watanabe nets Gamba winner over Consadole

Veteran forward Kazuma Watanabe came off the bench to score the winner as Gamba Osaka beat Consadole Sapporo 1-0 in the J. League first division on Saturday, keeping a clean sheet for the first time since July 22. The 34-year-old entered in the 74th minute ...

Man City's Sergio Aguero to miss up to 2 months

Soccer Sep 19, 2020

Man City's Sergio Aguero to miss up to 2 months

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be out for up to two months as he recovers from surgery on his left knee, manager Pep Guardiola said. Aguero had an operation on June 24, two days after getting hurt in an English Premier League match against ...

FIFA backs countries over clubs for delayed World Cup qualifiers

Soccer Sep 18, 2020

FIFA backs countries over clubs for delayed World Cup qualifiers

The governing body of South American soccer said Thursday it got assurances from FIFA that European clubs will have to release all players for national team duty when the region's World Cup qualifying starts in October. The decision could cause unease at European clubs with ...