REVEALED: 2019/20 PREMIER LEAGUE FIXTURES

Manchester United’s Premier League fixtures for the 2019/20 season have been released and we’re starting with a huge game at Old Trafford. The Reds begin the campaign by hosting our top-six rivals Chelsea on Sunday 11 August. It’s the first time we’ve met the Blues at Old Trafford on the opening day since the 2004/05 season. Our first away trip of 2019/20 comes the following week when we travel to the Midlands to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers.Fans will no doubt already be anticipating our meetings with Liverpool next season, the…

Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold explains his genius moment that dumped Barcelona out of UCL

By Reuters:   205 Wednesday, May 8th 2019 at 08:02 GMT +3|Football Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring their third goal with Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold. [Reuters] Alexander-Arnold said the quickly-taken corner that led to Liverpool’s decisive fourth goal in their incredible 4-0 victory over Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday was pure instinct. The 20-year-old right back had already helped set up Liverpool’s second goal with a pass for Georginio Wijnaldum when, with the aggregate score tied at 3-3, the ball went out behind the Barcelona goal in the 79th minute.…

Betis and Espanyol draw, stay far from Europa League spot

MADRID (AP) — Defender Zouhair Feddal scored four minutes into injury time as Real Betis salvaged a 1-1 home draw against Espanyol in the Spanish league on Monday, a result that left both teams practically out of contention for the Europa League next season. The teams stayed in the middle of the 20-team standings, eight points from the final Europa League place with three matches remaining. There were jeers from the Betis crowd at Benito Villamarin Stadium after the team’s seventh winless match in the last eight rounds, and fans…

Ronaldo nets 600th club goal as goalscoring race heats up

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s unrelenting hunger for goals is plain to see. The Juventus forward netted his 600th club goal on Saturday and celebrated with typical joy. But his desire to score was far more evident in the first half against Inter Milan when he fired over the bar and showed anguish and frustration. That appeared to spur Ronaldo to the equalizer after the break as Juventus came back to draw with bitter rival Inter 1-1 in Serie A. “Ronaldo is lethal, I have him, and I’m happy,” Juventus…

Lazio handed suspended sentence of partial stadium closure

ROME (AP) — Lazio has been handed a suspended sentence of a partial stadium closure for one match for their fans’ racist abuse against AC Milan. Lazio’s Italian Cup semifinal victory at Milan was overshadowed by racist abuse directed at Milan players Tiemoue Bakayoko and Franck Kessie before and during last week’s match. Inflatable bananas were also visible in the away section. On Monday, the Lega Serie A announced the suspended sentence. If Lazio fans commit a similar offence over the next 12 months, that sanction will be added onto…

Atalanta beats Udinese 2-0 to move to 4th in Serie A

MILAN (AP) — Atalanta continued its fantastic season as it produced two late goals to beat relegation-threatened Udinese 2-0 and move into the top four in Serie A on Monday. The result comes days after it booked a place in the Italian Cup final. Marten de Roon converted a penalty eight minutes from time after Udinese midfielder Sandro tripped Andrea Masiello, and Mario Pasalic deflected a strike three minutes later. Rodrigo de Paul hit the post for Udinese and visiting goalkeeper Juan Musso pulled off a number of fine saves…

Spain approves changes to Copa del Rey and Super Cup

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation approved format changes to the Copa del Rey and the Super Cup on Monday despite opposition from the Spanish league. The Copa del Rey will be played in single-match series until the semifinals, while the Spanish Super Cup will adopt a “final four” format with the top finishers in the Spanish league and the Copa del Rey. The changes are expected to take effect at the beginning of next season, although the Spanish league could still appeal the federation’s decision, which was approved…

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United. United says the center back has been ruled out of its final two games in the Premier League, against Huddersfield and Cardiff, and wouldn’t be available for the June 21-July 19 continental tournament in Egypt. Making his first appearance in the league since Feb. 3, Bailly was helped off in the second half of United’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Old…

European Cup-winning scorer Chalmers dies at 83

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Stevie Chalmers, who scored the winning goal for Celtic in the 1967 European Cup final, has died. He was 83. The Scottish team described Chalmers as “the man who scored the most important goal in the club’s history.” Chalmers scored in the 85th minute in the 2-1 comeback victory over Inter Milan in Lisbon. The cause of death was not announced. His death comes only days after Billy McNeill, the captain of the “Lisbon Lions” team, also passed away. “The Celtic Family is once again mourning…

Amerikaner Abroad Matchday 31 | 2019 Bundesliga Season

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