Month: August 2019

Former french international Frank Leboeuf joins ESPN FC to give his thoughts on the Neymar transfer saga that continues to drag on between Barcelona and PSG. The ESPN FC panel break down Group F and talk whether Inter or Borussia Dortmund would be able to knock Barcelona out of the group stage. As the Neymar
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2:23 PM ET Roberto Firmino had a goal and an assist as Liverpool eased past Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday for a club record 13th straight Premier League win. Burnley frustrated Liverpool early on, but Jurgen Klopp’s team found their breakthrough when Trent Alexander-Arnold‘s cross took a deflection off Chris Wood for an own
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1:45 PM ET Lyon fell two points behind Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Bordeaux on Saturday. Having lost 1-0 to Montpellier last time out, Lyon went in front in the first half through Memphis Depay — the Dutchman’s fourth goal of the season. However, the
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1:55 AM ET A rocket strike from Diego Valeri kept the Portland Timbers in the hunt for a playoff berth in a 1-0 win over visiting Real Salt Lake on Saturday. The victory puts the Timbers two points behind seventh-place Minnesota United for the final Western Conference playoff spot. Within the ultra-congested West, the Timbers
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1:48 AM ET Heber scored his team-leading 14th goal before exiting with a right thigh injury as visiting New York City FC recorded its season-high fourth straight win with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. Gary Mackay-Steven celebrated his 29th birthday by scoring in the 26th minute and Alexandru Mitrita also scored
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1:24 PM ET Chelsea threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with newly promoted Sheffield United on Saturday, leaving Frank Lampard still looking for his first home win as manager of the Blues, and for ways to stop leaking goals. Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham got his name on the score-sheet at Stamford Bridge for
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11:31 AM ET Ivan Perisic celebrates his goal. A. Beier/Getty Images for FC Bayern Bayern Munich scored six times in a span of 45 minutes to come from a goal down and crush visitors Mainz 05 6-1 on Saturday and climb to seven points from three games, two off the top. Benjamin Pavard’s fine volley in
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Alejandro Moreno and Ross Dyer rank Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool in terms of who got the hardest group draw in the UEFA Champions League. MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is facing a defensive crisis after Aymeric Laporte was stretchered off during the clash with Brighton on Saturday. Laporte appeared to
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ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Gab Marcotti talk through where exactly Mauro Icardi stands with Inter Milan as the deadline nears. Mauro Icardi is suing Inter Milan for discrimination, claiming €1.5 million in damages and to be allowed back into the first-team fold. In published extracts from the legal document Icardi alleges the club took
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Christian Eriksen made a big impact for Tottenham vs. Aston Villa, leaving Shaka Hislop and Mark Donaldson to ponder the chances he gets sold. Alejandro Moreno questions Mauricio Pochettino’s decision not to start Christen Eriksen in Tottenham’s loss vs. Newcastle. After Tottenham’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa Steve Nicol says it was “glaringly obvious” that
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