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Vissel come from behind to beat Marinos

/ Apr 15, 2018

Vissel come from behind to beat Marinos

Vissel Kobe scored twice against the run of play Sunday to snatch a 2-1 comeback victory against Yokohama F. Marinos in the J. League. Second-half substitute Kazuma Watanabe netted the winner in the 79th minute shortly after his teammate Hirotaka Mita equalized at Yokohama's Nissan ...

City closes in on title with victory over Spurs

Apr 15, 2018

City closes in on title with victory over Spurs

Rather than seeing if Manchester City wins the English Premier League, Pep Guardiola will be on the golf course. The manager planned to be playing a round with son Marius on Sunday when City would be crowned champions if West Bromwich Albion won at Manchester ...

Nadeshiko Japan books spot in 2019 Women's World Cup

Apr 14, 2018

Nadeshiko Japan books spot in 2019 Women's World Cup

Nadeshiko Japan booked its ticket to the 2019 Women's World Cup with a 1-1 draw against Australia in the Asian Cup on Friday. The result in its final Group B match at Amman International Stadium ensured Japan advanced to the semifinals of the tournament, which ...

Marseille's Hiroki Sakai scores goal on 28th birthday

Apr 13, 2018

Marseille's Hiroki Sakai scores goal on 28th birthday

Japan defender Hiroki Sakai netted a goal on his birthday Thursday as Marseille beat Leipzig 5-2 to book a spot in the final four of the Europa League. Sakai, who turned 28, scored Marseille's final goal during injury time of the second leg of the ...

Arsenal, Salzburg advance to Europa League semifinals

Apr 13, 2018

Arsenal, Salzburg advance to Europa League semifinals

Arsenal overcame a scare against CSKA Moscow Thursday to reach the Europa League semifinals, while Salzburg staged a stunning comeback to knock Lazio out with four goals in a 20-minute burst. Played at a time of growing political tension between the Russian and British governments, ...

Ronaldo puts Real Madrid into semis

Apr 12, 2018

Ronaldo puts Real Madrid into semis

Just when it looked like Juventus would pull off another stunning Champions League comeback, Cristiano Ronaldo stepped up once again. Ronaldo converted a penalty kick deep into injury time to send Real Madrid through to the semifinals for the eighth straight season despite a 3-1 ...

Substitute Patric powers Sanfrecce's win over Marinos

/ Apr 11, 2018

Substitute Patric powers Sanfrecce's win over Marinos

A second-half brace from super sub Patric helped Sanfrecce Hiroshima to beat visiting Yokohama F. Marinos 3-1 Wednesday night and maintain their lead at the top of the J. League table. Having entered with the score tied 1-1 midway through the second half, the big ...