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Christian Pulisic carries Borussia Dortmund to win over Liverpool

Christian Pulisic carries Borussia Dortmund to win over Liverpool

Christian Pulisic scored twice to rally Borussia Dortmund to a 3-1 win over Liverpool on Sunday, handing Jurgen Klopp's side a first defeat of the preseason.

Bayern Munich rallies to ease past Paris Saint-Germain in ICC

Bayern Munich rallies to ease past Paris Saint-Germain in ICC

Bayern Munich successfully launched their International Champions Cup campaign with a 3-1 victory over two-time winners Paris Saint-Germain at Worthersee Stadion here on Saturday.

Mario Gotze penalty sees Dortmund down Man City in ICC opener

Mario Gotze penalty sees Dortmund down Man City in ICC opener

Mario Gotze's first-half penalty proved the difference as Borussia Dortmund kicked off the International Champions Cup with a 1-0 victory over Premier League champions Manchester City.

Manchester United score late to earn draw with Liga MX's Club America

Manchester United score late to earn draw with Liga MX's Club America

Manchester United allayed Jose Mourinho's fears about how difficult they might find their tour of the United States by earning a 1-1 draw against Club America on their opening night.

Liverpool seal deal for Alisson in world-record goalkeeper transfer

Liverpool seal deal for Alisson in world-record goalkeeper transfer

Liverpool have completed the signing of Alisson on a six-year contract after agreeing with Roma on a world-record transfer for a goalkeeper.

Controversy and class help France beat Croatia in remarkable World Cup final

Controversy and class help France beat Croatia in remarkable World Cup final

France won their second World Cup on Sunday with a 4-2 win over Croatia, with Didier Deschamps becoming the third person to win the trophy as a player and a manager.

Chelsea complete signing of Jorginho from Napoli on five-year deal

Chelsea complete signing of Jorginho from Napoli on five-year deal

Chelsea have completed the signing of Jorginho, beating Manchester City to the signature of the former Napoli midfielder.

Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as coach to replace Antonio Conte

Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as coach to replace Antonio Conte

Chelsea completed the long-expected hiring of Maurizio Sarri as their new manager on Saturday, appointing him after parting ways with Antonio Conte.

Belgium claim third place in World Cup with victory over England

Belgium claim third place in World Cup with victory over England

Thomas Meunier scored in the opening minutes and Eden Hazard added a goal late as Belgium defeated England 2-0 in the World Cup's third-place game in St. Petersburg.

Chelsea sack Antonio Conte as Maurizio Sarri appointment looms

Chelsea sack Antonio Conte as Maurizio Sarri appointment looms

Chelsea have sacked coach Antonio Conte, paving the way for Maurizio Sarri to take over.

Croatia beat England in extra time to reach World Cup final after Mandzukic goal

Croatia beat England in extra time to reach World Cup final after Mandzukic goal

Croatia will take on France in the World Cup final -- their first ever appearance in one -- after beating England 2-1 in extra time in Moscow thanks to a Mario Mandzukic goal.

Manchester City sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City in club-record deal

Manchester City sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City in club-record deal

Manchester City have completed the signing of attacking midfielder Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, the clubs announced on Tuesday.

France reach World Cup final as Samuel Umtiti goal beats Belgium

France reach World Cup final as Samuel Umtiti goal beats Belgium

France will play in the World Cup final for the first time since 2006 after beating Belgium 1-0 thanks to a goal from Samuel Umtiti in St Petersburg on Tuesday evening.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to sign with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to sign with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to sign with Italian champions Juventus, both clubs announced on Tuesday.

Croatia oust Russia in another shootout to reach World Cup semifinals

Croatia oust Russia in another shootout to reach World Cup semifinals

Croatia won a second consecutive penalty shootout 4-3 to advance to the World Cup semifinals, ending the tournament for hosts Russia, who had equalised late in extra time.

England reach World Cup semifinal thanks to Harry Maguire and Dele Alli

England reach World Cup semifinal thanks to Harry Maguire and Dele Alli

England have reached their first World Cup semifinal since 1990 after goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli secured a 2-0 victory over Sweden in Samara.

De Bruyne fires Belgium past Brazil and into semi-finals

De Bruyne fires Belgium past Brazil and into semi-finals

Belgium blew away Brazil to claim a place in the semi-finals of the World Cup, with an own goal from Fernandinho and a strike from Kevin De Bruyne giving them a 2-1 win.

France beat Uruguay to reach World Cup semis as Varane, Griezmann strike

France beat Uruguay to reach World Cup semis as Varane, Griezmann strike

France reached the World Cup semifinals after a relatively straightforward win over Uruguay courtesy of goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann.

Gianluigi Buffon seals move to join Paris Saint-Germain at age 40

Gianluigi Buffon seals move to join Paris Saint-Germain at age 40

Gianluigi Buffon has begun his new adventure with Paris Saint-Germain following 17 years with Juventus.

England eliminate Colombia on penalties, reach first quarterfinal since 2006

England eliminate Colombia on penalties, reach first quarterfinal since 2006

England advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals on penalties after a 1-1 draw with Colombia on a dramatic evening in Moscow on Tuesday.

Forsberg strikes to put Sweden in quarterfinals with win over Switzerland

Forsberg strikes to put Sweden in quarterfinals with win over Switzerland

A deflected goal from Emil Forsberg was enough to take Sweden into the Word Cup quarterfinals as they beat Switzerland 1-0 in a scrappy match in St Petersburg.

Belgium mount stunning comeback from two down to beat Japan in injury time

Belgium mount stunning comeback from two down to beat Japan in injury time

Nacer Chadli scored deep into second-half stoppage time to complete Belgium's 3-2 comeback win against Japan in the World Cup round of 16 on Monday.

Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach quarter-finals

Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach quarter-finals

Brazil reached the World Cup quarterfinals after Neymar scored and assisted in a 2-0 win over a Mexico side that saw their "fifth game" curse continue.

Croatia win penalty shootout to reach quarter-finals

Croatia win penalty shootout to reach quarter-finals

Croatia beat Denmark 3-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw to take their place in the World Cup quarterfinals on a dramatic night that saw Kasper Schmeichel save a Luka Modric penalty late in extra time before Modric beat him in a see-saw shootout.

World Cup hosts Russia knock out Spain on penalties

World Cup hosts Russia knock out Spain on penalties

Hosts Russia went through to the quarterfinals of the World Cup on penalties on a dramatic afternoon in Moscow.

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani strikes twice to send Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal out

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani strikes twice to send Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal out

Two goals from Edinson Cavani earned Uruguay a place in the World Cup quarterfinals as they ended the dreams of Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal with a 2-1 win in Sochi.

Kylian Mbappe dumps out Argentina with devastating double

Kylian Mbappe dumps out Argentina with devastating double

Kylian Mbappe scored twice as France dumped Lionel Messi and Argentina out of the World Cup with a 4-3 win in an outstanding round-of-16 tie in Kazan.

Adnan Januzaj strike secures Belgium top spot

Adnan Januzaj strike secures Belgium top spot

Belgium finished top of Group G after a 1-0 win over England in Kaliningrad, but find themselves in the tougher side of the knockout draw -- containing the likes of Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and France -- and face Japan in the round of 16.

Tunisia secure third place in Group G with defeat of Panama

Tunisia secure third place in Group G with defeat of Panama

Neatly-taken second-half goals by Fakhreddine Ben Yousseff and Wahbi Khazri gave Tunisia a 2-1 victory over Panama in their final Group G match in Saransk on Thursday and secured the North Africans their first World Cup finals win in 40 years.

Colombia win to top Group H and eliminate Senegal on fair play

Colombia win to top Group H and eliminate Senegal on fair play

Colombia defeated Senegal 1-0 to advance to the World Cup round of 16 as Group H winners in a result that sent the African side out of the competition on the fair play ranking.

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Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi Ballon d'Or stranglehold over as Luka Modric crowned winner
Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi Ballon d'Or stranglehold over as Luka Modric crowned winner

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has ended the Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi stranglehold on the Ballon d'Or.

Paris Saint-Germain grab crucial win to leave Liverpool in trouble
Paris Saint-Germain 2 - 1 Liverpool

Paris Saint-Germain grab crucial win to leave Liverpool in trouble

Two first-half goals gave Paris Saint-Germain a crucial 2-1 Champions League home win over Liverpool, putting them in a great position to qualify and leaving Jurgen Klopp's side, finalists last season, in danger of elimination.

Napoli beat Red Star with Dries Mertens brace to stay atop Group C
Napoli 3 - 1 Red Star

Napoli beat Red Star with Dries Mertens brace to stay atop Group C

Napoli swept aside Red Star Belgrade with a typically entertaining performance as two goals from Dries Mertens helped them to a 3-1 win over the former European champions in their Champions League match on Wednesday.

Borussia Dortmund reach knockout stages after 0-0 draw against Club Brugge
Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Club Brugge

Borussia Dortmund reach knockout stages after 0-0 draw against Club Brugge

Borussia Dortmund booked their spot in the Champions League knockout stage with a game to spare after a goalless draw against visitors Club Brugge in Group A on Wednesday.

Tottenham edge Inter Milan in Champions League with late Christian Eriksen goal
Tottenham 1 - 0 Inter Milan

Tottenham edge Inter Milan in Champions League with late Christian Eriksen goal

Christian Eriksen kept Tottenham Hotspur's hopes of reaching the round of 16 in the Champions League alive when he came off the bench to score a late winner in his side's 1-0 victory over Inter Milan at Wembley on Wednesday.

More Messi magic seals Barcelona victory at PSV
PSV 1 - 2 Barcelona

More Messi magic seals Barcelona victory at PSV

Lionel Messi scored an excellent individual goal and laid on another as Barcelona beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1 to secure top spot in Champions League Group B on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid ease past Monaco into Champions League knockout rounds
Atletico Madrid 2 - 0 Monaco

Atletico Madrid ease past Monaco into Champions League knockout rounds

Atletico Madrid clinched their place in the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday by beating AS Monaco 2-0 at home while also ensuring that Thierry Henry's hapless visitors will now even miss out on qualification for the Europa League.

Lokomotiv end Galatasaray Champions League hopes
Lokomotiv 2 - 0 Galatasaray

Lokomotiv end Galatasaray Champions League hopes

A goal in each half was enough for Lokomotiv Moscow to earn a 2-0 win over Galatasaray in Champions League Group D on Wednesday, ending Galatasaray's hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages and sending both Porto and Schalke through.

Juventus clinch UCL knockout spot with Mario Mandzukic's goal off Cristiano Ronaldo's assist
Juventus 1 - 0 Valencia

Juventus clinch UCL knockout spot with Mario Mandzukic's goal off Cristiano Ronaldo's assist

Juventus clinched a place in the Champions League knockout stages when a brilliant Cristiano Ronaldo assist set up Mario Mandzukic to give them a 1-0 win over Valencia on Tuesday.

Manchester United into Champions League Round of 16 after Marouane Fellaini scores late winner
Manchester United 1 - 0 Young Boys

Manchester United into Champions League Round of 16 after Marouane Fellaini scores late winner

Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini struck a controversial stoppage-time winner to bring blessed relief to Old Trafford after a laboured 1-0 win over Young Boys edged them into the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday.

Manchester City into round of 16 after late Aguero header seals draw with Lyon
Lyon 2 - 2 Manchester City

Manchester City into round of 16 after late Aguero header seals draw with Lyon

Manchester City progressed to the knockout stages of the Champions League after twice coming from behind to draw 2-2 with Olympique Lyonnais in Group F on Tuesday.

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben net doubles in Benfica rout
Bayern Munich 5 - 1 Benfica

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben net doubles in Benfica rout

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski scored two goals each as the German champions demolished Benfica 5-1 on Tuesday to reach the Champions League round of 16 and lift some of the pressure off boss Niko Kovac.

Real Madrid earn top spot as Gareth Bale, Lucas Vazquez down Roma
Roma 0 - 2 Real Madrid

Real Madrid earn top spot as Gareth Bale, Lucas Vazquez down Roma

Real Madrid secured first place in Champions League Group G with 2-0 victory over Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday although the Italians are also through to round of 16.

Dusan Tadic double sends Ajax into Champions League round of 16
AEK Athens 0 - 2 Ajax

Dusan Tadic double sends Ajax into Champions League round of 16

Ajax Amsterdam reached the Champions League knockout stages for the first time since 2005-06 after a Dusan Tadic brace gave the Dutch side a 2-0 win at 10-man AEK Athens in a match marred by crowd trouble at the Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

Man United come back to beat Juventus after Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning volley
Juventus 1 - 2 Man United

Man United come back to beat Juventus after Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning volley

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning first Champions League goal for Juventus but former club Manchester United fought back for a 2-1 win in Turin.

Karim Benzema scores twice as Real Madrid thrash Viktoria Plzen
Viktoria Plzen 0 - 5 Real Madrid

Karim Benzema scores twice as Real Madrid thrash Viktoria Plzen

Real Madrid took a huge step towards clinching a spot in the Champions League knockout stage on Wednesday with a 5-0 rout of Viktoria Plzen as Karim Benzema scored two of four first-half goals for the Spanish giants.

Robert Lewandowski's double gives Bayern Munich win over AEK Athens
Bayern Munich 2 - 0 AEK Athens

Robert Lewandowski's double gives Bayern Munich win over AEK Athens

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski scored once in each half to give his team a 2-0 victory over AEK Athens in the Champions League on Wednesday that put them two points clear at the top of Group E with two matches left.

Manchester City hammer Shakhtar Donetsk as Gabriel Jesus scores hat trick
Manchester City 6 - 0 Shakhtar Donetsk

Manchester City hammer Shakhtar Donetsk as Gabriel Jesus scores hat trick

Gabriel Jesus hit a hat-trick, including two penalties, as Manchester City marched closer to the knockout stage of the Champions League after crushing Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana goes from villain to hero as Benfica grab draw
Benfica 1 - 1 Ajax

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana goes from villain to hero as Benfica grab draw

Ajax Amsterdam goalkeeper Andre Onana went from villain to hero as the Dutch side drew 1-1 at Benfica on Wednesday, gifting the hosts the lead before making a brilliant save with the last kick of the game to rescue a point.

Hoffenheim fight back to draw with Lyon and keep Champions League hopes alive
Lyon 2 - 2 Hoffenheim

Hoffenheim fight back to draw with Lyon and keep Champions League hopes alive

Hoffenheim kept their slim hopes of extending their Champions League season afloat on Wednesday when they came back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with only 10 men at a rain-sodden Olympique Lyonnais.

Carlos Soler boosts Valencia's Champions League hopes with win over Young Boys
Valencia 3 - 1 Young Boys

Carlos Soler boosts Valencia's Champions League hopes with win over Young Boys

Valencia's Carlos Soler had a hand in all three goals as they beat Young Boys 3-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, boosting their last-16 hopes with their first home win of the season.

Roma beat 10-man CSKA to close in on Champions League knockout stage
CSKA 1 - 2 Roma

Roma beat 10-man CSKA to close in on Champions League knockout stage

AS Roma put themselves on the brink of a place in the Champions League knockout stage when Lorenzo Pellegrini's first goal in the competition gave them a 2-1 win at 10-man CSKA Moscow on Wednesday.

Lorenzo Insigne earns Napoli battling draw away at Paris Saint-Germain
Napoli 1 - 1 Paris Saint-Germain

Lorenzo Insigne earns Napoli battling draw away at Paris Saint-Germain

Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain battled to a 1-1 draw in their Champions League match on Tuesday as Neymar produced a performance mixed with brilliance and petulance.

Harry Kane double keeps Tottenham Hotspur alive with win over PSV Eindhoven
Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1 PSV

Harry Kane double keeps Tottenham Hotspur alive with win over PSV Eindhoven

Tottenham's Champions League campaign is still alive after two late Harry Kane goals game them a 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven at Wembley.

Porto on brink of qualification after win over Lokomotiv Moscow
Porto 4 - 1 Lokomotiv Moscow

Porto on brink of qualification after win over Lokomotiv Moscow

Porto all but guaranteed themselves a place in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday with a 4-1 win over Lokomotiv Moscow, who have yet to register a point in the competition.

Atletico Madrid snap Dortmund's unbeaten run, get revenge with win
Atletico Madrid 2 - 0 Borussia Dortmund

Atletico Madrid snap Dortmund's unbeaten run, get revenge with win

Atletico Madrid dominated a toothless Borussia Dortmund to win 2-0 in their Champions League Group A match on Tuesday, exacting some revenge for last month's heavy loss in Germany and snapping their opponents' unbeaten run this season.

Barcelona remain atop Champions League Group B after Inter Milan draw
Inter Milan 1 - 1 Barcelona

Barcelona remain atop Champions League Group B after Inter Milan draw

Barcelona qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday after a compelling 1-1 draw away to Inter Milan as a late leveller from Mauro Icardi ended the Catalans' perfect record in this season's competition.

Red Star Belgrade shock Liverpool with Milan Pavkov double
Red Star Belgrade 2 - 0 Liverpool

Red Star Belgrade shock Liverpool with Milan Pavkov double

Liverpool face an uphill task to qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League after suffering a 2-0 defeat away to Red Star Belgrade.

Monaco boss Thierry Henry suffers 4-0 UCL defeat at home to Club Brugge
Monaco 0 - 4 Club Brugge

Monaco boss Thierry Henry suffers 4-0 UCL defeat at home to Club Brugge

Club Brugge kept their Champions League hopes alive on Tuesday with a crushing 4-0 win over AS Monaco that extended coach Thierry Henry's winless start in the principality to five games.

Mohamed Salah reaches 50-goal plateau as Liverpool beat Red Star Belgrade
Liverpool 4 - 0 Red Star Belgrade

Mohamed Salah reaches 50-goal plateau as Liverpool beat Red Star Belgrade

Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool cruised to a 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in Champions League Group C action on Wednesday night.