Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The manager was ecstatic after the summer signing notched a hat trick for the first time in his career.
The Swedish outfit won in the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time thanks to two goals from Markus Rosenberg.
The Korean international led the way for Bayer Leverkusen, who put a big dent in Benfica's hopes of advancing.
The Bulgarian side pushed the reigning champion to the brink, but the French striker's late goal saved the result for Los Blancos.
Both sides had won their Champions League openers but never looked like scoring in a scoreless snoozer in Saint Petersburg.
MLS is reportedly on the verge of selling Chivas USA in a deal that will see the club disappear. The sale doesn't hide the fact the club's failure is partly the league's fault.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Colombian striker came on as a substitute hit late to give the Portuguese club a away draw in Group H and extend its unbeaten streak.
The legendary Italian scored a first-half equalizer and neither team could break the deadlock after the break.
A Thomas Muller penalty made the difference as Bayern beat CSKA in a largely empty Arena Khimki.
Many of the region's best forwards have announced international retirement or are expected to do so soon. Is there another generation of forwards waiting in the wings?
Monday, September 29, 2014
The under-pressure manager may be out of a job after Monday's 1-0 loss.
Things didn't get any better for under-pressure Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, with Stoke City getting a 1-0 victory on a rainy Monday.
Chelsea's manager says the Spanish striker will be fit enough to start in the Champions League match Tuesday.
The Barcelona manager believes his side will need to play its best match, even though the French champion will be without striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The Celtic defender says racial taunts were directed toward him at St. Mirren Park on Saturday.
Goal looks back at the best moments and images from Week 29 of MLS action.
Major League Soccer is going out of its way to promote players as "homegrown," even if the label is oftentimes misleading.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
The manager was pleased with his side's easy victory and believes it's the fruit of labor on the training ground.