Soccer

Courage face the Thorns in Portland for NWSL title

Crystal Dunn says the North Carolina Courage just need to stick with what's worked all season when the team faces the Portland Thorns for the National Women's Soccer League championship on Saturday

Falcao’s best moments against Nîmes

Here are Falcao’s top five moments in Monaco’s 1-1 home draw against Nîmes, including the equaliser... Brilliant and utterly clinical once again, the Monaco captain would have had a hat-trick with a bit more luck and without a goalkeeper as inspired as Paul Bernardoni in the opposition net.

Matt Hedges lifts FC Dallas past Whitecaps, 2-1

Defender Matt Hedges scored on a header in the 87th minute to help FC Dallas beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1

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Neymar’s best moments against Rennes

Here are Neymar’s top five moments in PSG’s 3-1 away win at Rennes, including two stunning passes leading to goals...

Spanish federation withholds approval of match in US

A person with knowledge of the decision says the Spanish soccer federation has refused to give its approval on the league's request to play a regular-season match in the United States, putting the game in doubt

Give me your shirt! Crying kid getting susbtitute…

Neymar gives his shirt to pitch invading kid after being subbed off as Ligue 1 champions hit back after Liverpool defeat by winning 3-1 at Stade Rennais. Brazilian star showed his caring side by giving the lad his shirt, before he was escorted away by security.

Galaxy beat Sounders for Kinnear's 1st win as interim coach

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 18th goal of the season and Los Angeles beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 for Dominic Kinnear's first victory as the Galaxy's interim coach

Njie's beautiful finish doesn't avoid OM defeat

Olympique Lyonnais won 4-2 against Olympique de Marseille in an action-packed Olympico at the Groupama Stadium closing the Ligue 1 Conforama matchday 6. Despite loosing 4-1, there was still time for Marseille's substitute and ex-Tottenham winger Clinton Njie to produce a beautiful finish from a Dimitri Payet assist to reduce the deficit ten minutes before the end of the game.

Traoré gives Lyon the lead against Marseille i…

Bertrand Traoré proved too hot for Olympique de Marseille to handle as Olympique Lyonnais won 4-2 in an action-packed Olympico at the Groupama Stadium closing the Ligue 1 Conforama matchday 6. Lyon went back in front in the 51st minute when Tanguy Ndombele played the ball out to Traoré, who cut in from the right before sending a low shot beyond Yohann Pelé and into the far corner.

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Germany lacked 'greed' to defend WC; France to…

Germany coach Joachim Loew says the deposed champions lacked the passion and greed to succeed at the World Cup in Russia

Ex-United Depay misses it in front of an open goal

Leading 1-0, Olympique Lyonnais should then have doubled its lead against Olympique de Marseille when Tanguy Ndombele's pressing allowed him to rob Morgan Sanson of possession high up the field. Lyon's captain Nabil Fekir set up ex-United forward Memphis Depay, but the Dutchman sliced his effort wide with the goal gaping at the 37th minute.

Roux curls it but it strucks the crossbar...

En Avant Guingamp went close to taking the lead when Nolan Roux curled a shot and it struck the crossbar at the 37th minute while the game was still goalless. Guingamp had 12 goal attempts in the first half without making the breakthrough and were left to rue their lack of finishing as they finally lost 3-1 against Girondins de Bordeaux.

Messi sets another record in Spain as Barcelona…

Lionel Messi set the record for the most Spanish league appearances by a non-Spanish player on Sunday

What an opener! Kamano's terrific long range…

Girondins de Bordeaux scored an important 3-1 success at Guingamp, leaving the Breton club still without a point after six games of the Ligue 1 Conforama season. François Kamano put Bordeaux in front at the 53rd minute with a terrific right-footed strike after cutting in from the left.

Neymar's wonderful assist for Meunier and PSG…

Paris Saint-Germain recovered from conceding the opening goal at Stade Rennais to win 3-1 and make it 18 points out of 18 at the start of the new Ligue 1 Conforama season. PSG got in front at the 61st minute as Neymar's perfect ball found Thomas Meunier. The Belgian beat Rennes's defender Ramy Bensebaini, advanced and fired a right-footed shot past Tomas Koubek.

Simpson scores 2 goals, Union beat Sporting KC 2-0

Jay Simpson scored his first two goals of the season to help the Philadelphia Union beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0

A sweet play and Di Maria gets PSG back on track

After conceding the opener against Stade Rennais, Paris Saint-Germain equalised just before half-time when Edinson Cavani let Julian Draxler's cutback run for Angel Di Maria, who caught out Rennes's goalkeeper Tomas Koubek from a fair way out. The Argentinian is the only Ligue 1 Conforama player to have been involved in a goal in each of the six matchdays this season and the former Real Madrid star now has three goals to go with three assists.

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Falcao's solo on target but just a point for…

Radamel Falcao netted his third Ligue 1 Conforama goal in five matches this season, but AS Monaco still had to settle for a point with a 1-1 draw at home to Nîmes Olympique. No stranger to finding the back of the net - Falcao had done so 53 times in the French top flight now — the Colombian brought down the ball, stepped away from a challenge and smashed a shot beyond Nîmes's goalkeeper Paul Bernardoni from all of 25 metres.

Europa League hangover hits flat Chelsea

The grueling Thursday-to-Sunday turnaround that comes with playing in the Europa League might already be taking its toll on Chelsea

A sneaky but unlawful trick to disturb goalkeeper…

Reims was the better team at its Stade Auguste Delaune, but there was no way past Dijon and its goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson during this goalless draw in Ligue 1 Conforama matchday 6. After catching the ball coming from a corner, the Swedish lived a sneaky moment when Reims's central back Yunis Abdelhamid tried to steal the ball from him just before his clearing shot at the 26th minute.