Cruz Azul edges Tigres 1-0, gets 1st Liga MX win of 2019

Monday, 21 January 2019 10:05
Cruz Azul edged the Tigres UANL 1-0 in Liga MX action, getting its first win in the 2019 Clausura tournament. Portuguese manager Pedro Caixinha’s squad played solidly on defence in Saturday’s match, preventing the Tigres from getting on the scoreboard…

Betis snatch late 3-2 win over Girona

Monday, 21 January 2019 10:03
Real Betis prevailed over Girona 3-2 thanks to a last gasp penalty successfully converted by midfielder Sergio Canales, to earn their first La Liga win in four matches on Sunday. Having ousted Atletico Madrid from the Spanish Cup round of…

Benzema to make Real Madrid squad vs Sevilla, says coach

Saturday, 19 January 2019 17:05
Real Madrid’s coach Santiago Solari on Friday confirmed French forward Karim Benzema is set be on the team’s lineup of possible players for the upcoming La Liga encounter against Sevilla despite a fracture on his right hand’s pinky finger. Solari…

Atletico’s Simeone positive despite Spanish Cup elimination

Saturday, 19 January 2019 17:04
Atletico Madrid’s coach Diego Simeone said Friday that his football club’s elimination from the Copa del Rey had been a hard experience but the loss had pushed it to play well in upcoming matches. Atletico Madrid and Girona drew 3-3…

Asian Cup: History beckons spirited India

Monday, 14 January 2019 10:57
India aim to create history when they take on yet another strong opponents in Bahrain in their third and final Group A match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 football tournament here on Monday. If India do manage to enforce…

Ronaldo’s DNA sought by police in US investigating rape

Friday, 11 January 2019 16:38
Las Vegas police investigating a rape allegation against Cristiano Ronaldo have sent a warrant to Italian authorities for a sample of the Portuguese football superstar’s DNA, a police spokeswoman said. “The LVMPD (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department) is taking the…

Messi, Luis Suarez lead Barcelona to 2-1 win over Getafe

Monday, 07 January 2019 16:10
Barcelona’s Argentine striker Leo Messi and Uruguay’s Luis Suarez led Barcelona to a 2-1 victory over Getafe at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Madrid in a La Liga contest. Barcelona got on board first, 19 minutes into the match, on…

Man City’s Guardiola warned over conduct in Liverpool match

Sunday, 06 January 2019 10:12
England’s Football Association formally has warned Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola over his conduct during the club’s 2-1 win over Liverpool. At one point during Thursday’s contest, the Spaniard threw his scarf to the ground and shouted at fourth official…

Tottenham extends Alderweireld’s contract until 2020

Saturday, 05 January 2019 09:55
Tottenham Hotspur on Friday announced it had extended the contract of Belgian defender Toby Alderweireld until June 2020. The 29-year-old Alderweireld joined the Premier League side on a transfer from Atletico Madrid in 2015 and became a corner stone in…

Indonesian U-22 football team targets 2020 AFC U-23 qualification

Saturday, 05 January 2019 09:54
Indonesia’s U-22 national football team has set a target of passing qualification of AFC U-23 in 2020, Indonesian football association said here on Friday. For that goal, secretary general of the association Ratu Tisha said that the team would make…