Leagues

1:24 PM ET A second half penalty saved Chelsea‘s blushes and they drew 1-1 with Manchester United on Sunday in what could be Michael Carrick’s final game in charge before Ralf Rangnick takes over. Jorginho made up for an earlier howler which allowed Jadon Sancho to score for United by slotting home a penalty 20
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8:58 AM ET Lionel Messi inspired Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-1 comeback victory at Saint-Etienne with a hat-trick of assists as Sergio Ramos made his long-awaited debut for the club. Ramos was making his first appearance for PSG since joining them on a free transfer from Real Madrid this summer. – ESPN’s Notebook: The inside
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12:20 PM ET Adam Brown Liverpool continued their impressive form in the title race on Saturday afternoon with a 4-0 win against Southampton at Anfield. The Reds got off to the perfect start with a goal inside the first two minutes, as intelligent build-up play between Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson was finished off by
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8:09 PM ET Referee Manuel Mota ends the game after Belenenses could not meet the minimum requirement of seven players on the pitch. PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP Benfica‘s Primeira Liga match at Belenenses on Saturday was abandoned amid extraordinary scenes after their COVID-hit opponents were forced to name a team of nine players, including two goalkeepers.
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9:05 AM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Carlo Ancelotti has said that Gareth Bale “respects Real Madrid fans” and doesn’t share the views of agent Jonathan Barnett, who called their treatment of the player “disgusting” this week. Barnett — speaking to reporters after landing in Madrid on Wednesday — was asked about abuse aimed at
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7:28 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have made a move to sign Spain forward Ferran Torres but talks with Manchester City have so far proven unsuccessful, sources have told ESPN. New coach Xavi Hernandez wants to add another attacking player to his squad in January, with ESPN reporting last week that Barca have
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11:35 AM ET Borussia Dortmund‘s top striker Erling Haaland scored on his comeback with a second-half volley as his team came from a goal down to beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-1 on Saturday and go provisionally top of the Bundesliga. Dortmund are on 30 points, two ahead of second-placed Bayern Munich, in action later on Saturday
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8:21 AM ET Juventus are under investigation over transfers between 2019 and 2021. Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Italian finance police have searched the offices of Serie A club Juventus in Turin and Milan, seeking documents relating to transfers between 2019 and 2021, a prosecutor said. Juventus, who are Italy’s most successful club with 36
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1:30 AM ET A game Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson intended to treat as a World Cup final dress rehearsal instead proved a reality check, with the United States handing Australia a 3-0 defeat in Sydney. A record home Matildas crowd of 36,109 fans packed Accor Stadium but they were silenced after just 24 seconds when
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5:27 PM ET Nani has announced that he will be leaving Orlando City SC after three seasons with the Major League Soccer side. The ex-Manchester United and Portugal star had served as captain for Orlando, helping the team reach the playoffs twice and to the final of the MLS is Back tournament in 2020. –
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11:14 AM ET United States or Mexico could face a winner-takes-all World Cup tie against a team from the Oceania region after the draw for the intercontinental playoffs was held on Friday. The top three teams in CONCACAF qualifying will go direct to the World Cup, while the nation in fourth place will play a
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Nov 25, 2021 ESPN’s lead Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae explains why it’s impossible to fully discuss league matters at the moment without the COVID-19 factor, as the pandemic impacts everyday German life. I realise COVID-19 is not what every Bundesliga fan wants to read about, but it’s undeniably having a huge say in the course
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7:54 AM ET Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said rivals Manchester United are hiring an “outstanding” coach in Ralf Rangnick. Sources have told ESPN that United are in advanced talks to appoint Rangnick as the club’s interim manager until the end of the season. – Insider Notebook: Why United moved for Rangnick– Stream ESPN FC
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4:00 AM ET Manchester United had planned to give Michael Carrick until mid-December before making a breakthrough with Ralf Rangnick — ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: The Old Trafford outcasts who could yet get a second chance under the interim boss. Jump to: Man Utd fringe stars put exit plans on hold |
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6:59 PM ET Larrys Mabiala scored a dramatic goal in the 90th minute as the visiting Portland Timbers earned a 1-0 victory over the top-seeded Colorado Rapids on Thursday to advance to the Western Conference final. Mabiala scored for the second straight postseason game during a scramble following a corner kick. Felipe Mora had his
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