USMNT has no answer for Japan in friendly loss

DUSSELDORF, Germany – With the World Cup less than two months away, the United States men’s national team was hoping to sharpen up its game against Japan, but if anything, it was the Samurai Blue who looked more ready for the showpiece tournament, riding goals either side of halftime from Daichi Kamada and Kaoru Mitoma … Read more

Erling Haaland’s stunning strike for Man City ensures reunion with ex-side Dortmund was a memorable one

5:30 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Erling Haaland’s stunning strike completed a 2-1 comeback win for Manchester City against his former club Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Bundesliga club went ahead through English midfielder Jude Bellingham but City equalized through John Stones and Haaland’s acrobatic finish won it late on. – Stream … Read more

Karim Benzema rescues Real Madrid at Espanyol as Aurelien Tchouameni lessens loss of Casemiro

Two goals from Karim Benzema in the 88th and 100th minutes saw Real Madrid eke out a late 3-1 win at Espanyol on Sunday night. Vinicius Junior scored the visitors’ opener, before Joselu leveled the scoring. – Report: Real Madrid-Espanyol | LaLiga table | Upcoming fixtures The victory puts Madrid on top of the LaLiga … Read more

Tuchel, Conte start Chelsea, Tottenham’s latest installment of the Battle at the Bridge

LONDON – Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur signaled their intent to be London’s best in the 2022-23 Premier League season, but neither was able to pick up a full three points from Stamford Bridge on Sunday, settling for a 2-2 draw. Goals from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Harry Kane erased Blues’ leads earned by Kalidou Koulibaly and … Read more