Ousmane Dembele ran the show as Barcelona score four against Athletic

Ousmane Dembele was brilliant in Barcelona‘s 4-0 victory over Athletic Club, keeping the gap behind league leaders Real Madrid to three points. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.) Dembele ran the show after assisting three goals and scoring once at the Camp Nou. Robert Lewandowski, Ferran Torres and Sergi Roberto were all … Read more

Casemiro earns Man United well-deserved point at Chelsea

LONDON — Chelsea and Manchester United played out a tight 1-1 Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Jorginho converted a penalty to put the hosts in front, only for Casemiro to eke a header over the line and end the 10-plus-hour clean-sheet streak of Kepa Arrizabalaga, and give the Red Devils a deserved … Read more

Matt Turner hasn’t had enough reps before World Cup

LONDON — Arsenal beat PSV Eindhoven 1-0 on Thursday and stayed perfect in their Europa League quest, continuing the good form that has them top of the Premier League. – Report: Arsenal vs. PSV | Europa League table | Upcoming fixtures Although the match stayed deadlocked much of the night as Arsenal failed to put … Read more

Real Madrid beat Elche as Ballon d’Or winner Benzema scores

4:45 PM ET Alex KirklandESPN FC Ballon d’Or winner Karim Benzema scored a goal but had two others overruled by VAR as Real Madrid beat bottom side Elche 3-0 in LaLiga action on Wednesday. Federico Valverde and Marco Asensio also netted goals in Madrid’s comfortable win, who also beat Clasico rivals Barcelona earlier this week. … Read more

England beats US women’s national soccer team at Wembley

LONDON — Reigning European champions England added another notch to their goalposts with a win over current World Cup champions the United States in a friendly at Wembley. The Lionesses prevailed 2-1, with Georgia Stanway‘s penalty the difference after Lauren Hemp and Sophia Smith had both struck. – Report: England 2-1 United States Here are … Read more

Erling Haaland is the world’s best player, and Man City are unbeatable

MANCHESTER, England — Erling Haaland is the best player in the world right now, and he has transformed Manchester City from a great team into one that is capable of blowing everyone else away this season. Just ask Manchester United, beaten 6-3 at the Etihad on Sunday, following another Haaland hat trick. Phil Foden also … Read more

Haaland, Man City give United brutal reality check in derby

11:10 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER, England — If Sunday brought a memorable rendition of the Manchester derby, then it was memorable not just for the goals, but how lopsided and non-competitive it was. Manchester City demolished Manchester United at Etihad Stadium, 6-3, for the highest-scoring Manchester derby ever. – Report: Man United-Arsenal | Premier … Read more

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 scores again, Jack Grealish silences critics as Man City beat 10-man Wolves to go top

9:30 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester City put in a dominant performance against Wolves away as they won 3-0 to leapfrog Arsenal at the top of the Premier League table. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.) Jack Grealish took just 55 seconds to open the scoring as he latched on to a … 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 equalised through John Stones and Haaland’s acrobatic finish won it late on. – Stream … Read more