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|U.S. prodigy Reyna in great situation at Dortmund |
Borussia Dortmund's track record for developing talent — and willingness to give young attackers major minutes — will only help 17-year-old Gio Reyna.
Dropped points in Top Four race point to wild February
There will be five teams within seven points of fourth place heading into Matchweek 25 in the Premier League.
Mourinho doesn’t have attacking options, but he does have ‘family’
Mourinho did not have attacking options, but he did have the feels. "How can we change the game? With the family spirit, the family character and desire."
'Embarrassing' Man Utd suffer fresh woe, Spurs boost top four bid
Manchester United were labelled an "embarrassment" as pressure mounted on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following Burnley's shock 2-0 victory, while Tottenham boosted their top four prospects with a 2-1 win over Norwich on Wednesday. Solskjaer's side suffered a third defeat in their last four
'Not good enough' says Solskjaer after Burnley win at Old Trafford
SHOWS: MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK (JANUARY 22, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MANCHESTER UNITED MANAGER, OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER, SAYING: "I wouldn't say today was a fair reflection on this group, of the season they've been through. They'
Arsenal stun Chelsea; Liverpool roll v. Man Utd
Rog and Davo recap two big derby matchups from the last week, as David Luiz was in top form when Chelsea and Arsenal faced off and Liverpool dominated Manchester United.
Matthew McConaughey joins Men in Blazers
Matthew McConaughey stops by the Panic Room to chat about the universal language of soccer and its in the U.S., as well as his ownership of new MLS club Austin FC.
Solskjaer: Manchester United ‘looked mentally tired’ versus Burnley
United had 72 percent of the ball, but Burnley's whole philosophy is cool with you having the ball if you don't have the lead.
Solskjaer begs for time after Man Utd hit new low
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pleaded for time to get Manchester United back on track after the beleaguered boss and his under-performing stars were booed off and labelled an "embarrassment" following Wednesday's 2-0 defeat against Burnley. Solskjaer's side were rocked by Chris Wood's first
Mum's the word as Ronaldo fires Juventus into Italian Cup semi-finals
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri complimented Cristiano Ronaldo's mother as the Portuguese star extended his scoring streak in a 3-1 win over Roma to advance to the Italian Cup semi-finals on Wednesday. It was the 34-year-old's 12th goal in eight consecutive games in which he has played in all
Barcelona and Madrid made to sweat by Ibiza and Unionistas
La Liga's heavyweights were both given a scare by third tier opponents in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as Barcelona needed two late goals to beat Ibiza and Real Madrid dug deep for victory over Unionistas de Salamanca. Barca sit 44 places ahead of Ibiza and Madrid 56 above Unionistas but the lowly
Man Utd shocked by advantageous Burnley
United fails to take advantage of Chelsea's draw with Arsenal, and sits six points back of the Top Four in the Premier League.
Instant reactions to Man United's loss to Burnley
Hear from players and managers after Burnley claimed their first victory at Old Trafford since 1962 and handed Manchester United their third loss in four league matches.
Man United loses 2-0 to Burnley to deepen league struggles
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Manchester United lost to Burnley at Old Trafford for the first time since 1962 as fans expressed their anger at the state of the club under the owning Glazer family.
Rodgers eases Vardy injury fears
Brendan Rodgers hopes Jamie Vardy will not be sidelined for long after Leicester's leading scorer limped off during Wednesday's 4-1 win against West Ham. Vardy was hurt while chasing a pass in the first half at the King Power Stadium. This time the 33-year-old was forced to come off as Kelechi
Mourinho seeks striker solution as Son ensures Tottenham edge Norwich
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho claimed a lack of striking options is taking its toll on his stretched squad despite ending a four-game winless streak in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory over Norwich on Wednesday. Son Heung-min's header 11 minutes from time moved Spurs up to sixth and within
Neymar stars as PSG beats Reims to reach League Cup final
Neymar was involved in all three goals as Paris Saint-Germain cruised past Reims 3-0 on Wednesday to set up a League Cup final against Lyon. The home side had a player sent off with about 20 minutes left but PSG was already 2-0 up in the semifinal by then. Brazil center half Marquinhos rose well near
Extended highlights: Man United 0, Burnley 2
Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez were on the scoresheet as Burnley claimed a historic 2-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Neymar sets up two goals as PSG cruise into League Cup final
Neymar set up the first two goals with curling set pieces as Paris Saint-Germain won their French League Cup semi-final 3-0 away to Reims on a chilly Wednesday night. PSG will face Lyon, who beat Lille on penalties on Tuesday, in the final at the Stade de France on April 4. This was PSG's second
Man Utd hit new low in dismal Burnley loss
Troubled Manchester United crashed to a third defeat in their last four Premier League games as Burnley powered to a surprise 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side were rocked by Chris Wood's first half opener before Jay Rodriguez scored with a superb strike after
Griezmann saves Barcelona in Copa del Rey; Madrid advances
With Lionel Messi rested and Luis Suarez out injured, it was Antoine Griezmann who had to come through to save Barcelona from an embarrassing elimination in the Copa del Rey. Griezmann scored two late goals as Barcelona came from behind to beat third-division club Ibiza 2-1 in the competition's
Burnley scores golazo, decks Manchester United for first win at Old Trafford since 1962 (video)
Jay Rodriguez's howitzer said everything about Wednesday's Premier League encounter.
Ronaldo helps Juventus beat Roma 3-1 to reach semifinals
Cristiano Ronaldo scored again to set Juventus on its way to a 3-1 win over Roma on Wednesday and a place in the Italian Cup semifinals. Juventus, which has won the competition a record 13 times - including four of the past five editions - will face AC Milan or Torino in the two-legged semifinal. The
Spurs target Willian Jose sits out Real Sociedad cup game
Willian Jose was a late scratch from the Real Sociedad team on Wednesday with his club reportedly negotiating with Tottenham who want to sign a striker this month. The Brazilian has been key to the San Sebastian club's strong first half of the season in La Liga but asked to be removed from the squad
Leicester beats West Ham 4-1 to maintain top-4 push in EPL
Leicester maintained its push for a top-four spot by beating relegation-threatened West Ham 4-1 in the Premier League on Wednesday but lost leading scorer Jamie Vardy to an injury. After back-to-back losses to Southampton and Burnley, Leicester looked back to its best as goals from Harvey Barnes, Ricardo
Tottenham ends 4-match EPL winless run by beating Norwich
LONDON (AP) -- Son Heung-min ended Tottenham's four-match winless run in the Premier League by sealing a 2-1 victory over Norwich on Wednesday.
Extended highlights: Tottenham 2, Norwich City 1
Heung-min Son's late goal sank Norwich City as Tottenham grabbed a much-needed win against the Canaries.
Extended highlights: Leicester City 4, West Ham 1
Ayoze Perez's late brace sealed a comfortable win for Leicester City, as they claimed three points against West Ham at the King Power Stadium.
Dele drives Spurs past Norwich City
Dele Alli and Heung-min Son scored as Spurs climbed into sixth on the Premier League table with 34 points.
Rodriguez doubles Burnley's lead over Man United
Jay Rodriguez cannons a magnificent strike in off the crossbar to put Burnley 2-0 up against Manchester United.
Inter Miami to hit ground running: owner
Inter Miami owner Jorge Mas believes David Beckham's new MLS franchise will challenge for honors in their first season after Diego Alonso, the club's newly appointed head coach, was unveiled Wednesday. Alonso, a striker who helped lead Valencia to the 2001 Champions League final during his playing
Leicester City smashes West Ham, loses Vardy
The . Foxes move to 48 points, good for third in the Premier League, but lost Jamie Vardy and Nampalys Mendy to first half injuries.
Perez's second goal makes it 4-1 to Leicester City
Ayoze Perez nets his second goal in 10 minutes to put a bow on Leicester City's victory over West Ham.
Perez scores penalty to wrap up Foxes' win
Ayoze Perez finishes with authority from the spot after Angelo Ogbonna hauls Kelechi Iheanacho down in the penalty box, and Leicester City take a 3-1 lead to wrap up the points against West Ham.
Son puts Tottenham back in front v. Norwich City
Dele Alli's cross is deflected, but Heung-min Son gets on the end of the looping ball to head home and put Tottenham back in front against Norwich City.
Pukki penalty equalizes for Norwich City v. Spurs
Teemu Pukki takes advantage after Ryan Sessegnon brings down Max Aarons in the penalty box to draw Norwich City level with Tottenham.
Leicester City’s Vardy limps off pitch versus West Ham
January is not being kind to English forwards, Jamie Vardy of Leicester City the latest to leave a match with injury.
Wood puts Burnley in front at Old Trafford
Burnley covert a signature set-piece goal, as Chris Wood buries a flick-on from Ben Mee to give the Clarets a 1-0 lead over Manchester United against the run of play.
S. Korea, Saudi Arabia seal Tokyo Olympics football spots
South Korea and Saudi Arabia sealed qualification for the 2020 Olympic men's football tournament on Wednesday when they reached the final of the Asian under-23 Championship in Thailand. The top two were confirmed in Wednesday's semi-finals as South Korea defeated Australia 2-0, while Saudi Arabia
Noble penalty halves West Ham's deficit v. Foxes
Sebastien Haller is tripped up in the box, and Mark Noble slots his penalty kick down the middle to cut the Hammers' deficit to 2-1 against Leicester City.
Russell Wilson has a message for the world’s best soccer players: 'Seattle’s the place'
"He can do it all, folks." Yes, Sounders F.C. he can.
Pereira makes it 2-0 to Leicester City
Harvey Barnes returns the favor to Ricardo Pereira, laying a pass for the full-back to hammer home and double Leicester City's lead against West Ham.
Dele pokes Spurs in front of Norwich City
Dele Alli slides in to redirect Serge Aurier's pass into the net and give Tottenham the lead against Norwich City.
Lionel Messi-less Barcelona avoids Copa del Rey humiliation in Quique Setién's second game (video)
Antoine Griezmann's brace bailed out Barca's tame effort and weird formation against third-division side Ibiza.
Griezmann’s second half brace saves Barcelona from shock upset in Ibiza
Try as they might, UD Ibiza couldn't make an early lead stand up. Antoine Griezmann scored in the 72nd minute and stoppage time to save Barca blushes.
Barnes strikes first for Leicester City
Harvey Barnes gets on the end of a great feed from Ricardo Pereira and taps home to give Leicester City a 1-0 lead over West Ham.
Coronavirus forces Olympic soccer and boxing qualifiers to move
Olympic qualifiers in boxing and women‘s soccer have been called off due to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. The soccer qualifier will be moved to Nanjing. Plans to replace the boxing qualifier have not yet been announced.
Lloris makes Tottenham comeback after three months against Norwich
London (AFP) - Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris returned for his first appearance under Jose Mourinho against Norwich on Wednesday after over three months out with a dislocated elbow.
Watch Live: Man Utd v. Burnley; Spurs v. Norwich; Leicester v. West Ham
The race for the Premier League's top-four is on with three hopefuls in action on Wednesday.