Lille draw 2-2 with Celtic in Europa League

French side Lille held Scottish Premiership club Celtic to a 2-2 draw in a UEFA Europa League Group H match Thursday. Norwegian midfielder Mohamed Elyounoussi scored twice for Celtic as the first half ended 2-0 at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in France. But Turkish defender Zeki Celik scored to narro

Barcelona stun Juventus 2-0 in Italy

Spanish football club Barcelona beat Italy’s Juventus 2-0 Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group G match in the Italian city of Turin.  French forward Ousmane Dembele scored the opener for Barcelona in the 14th minute at Juventus Stadium. Barcelona clinched the victory near the en

Champions League: Madrid in Trouble Despite Late Fightback

With one point from its opening two games, Real Madrid is facing another fight to preserve its proud record of qualifying for the knockout stage in all of its seasons in the Champions League. It could have been a whole lot worse for the record 13-time European champions on Tuesday, though. Headi

Super Lig: Besiktas end 3-match winless run in Denizli

Besiktas defeated Yukatel Denizlispor 3-2 to end three-match winless run in Super Lig on Monday. Black Eagles made a great start to the game in Denizli as Atiba Hutchinson scored the opener in the 13th minute. Vincent Aboubakar doubled the lead in the 39th minute and the half time ended 2-0. Cy

Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in El Clasico showdown

Real Madrid defeated Barcelona with a 3-1 score in the famous El Clasico showdown on Saturday. Uruguayan midfielder Federico Valverde scored the opener for Real Madrid in the 5th minute at Barcelona's Camp Nou. But three minutes later, Barcelona’s 17-year-old striker Ansu Fati netted a goa

Confident Lille look to upset PSG and win French League

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) poor start has opened the door for Lille.The 2011 French champions are unbeaten so far this season and captain Jose Fonte leads the league’s best defense with only two goals conceded in seven games.“Everyone knows PSG’s the champion, they have world clas

Sivasspor lose 5-3 to Villarreal in Europa League

Turkish Super Lig club Demir Grup Sivasspor were defeated 5-3 Thursday by Spain's Villarreal in a thrilling UEFA Europa League match.  Goals by Takefusa Kubo and Carlos Bacca gave Villareal a 2-0 lead but Sivasspor made a comeback as Olarenwaju Kayode and Mustapha Yatabare scored, with the f

Super Lig: 5 Hatayspor players clear of COVID-19

Turkish Super Lig club Atakas Hatayspor on Monday announced that five players tested negative for the novel coronavirus after having contracted the virus. A total of 17 players, along with manager Omer Erdogan and a club employee at Hatayspor, had tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Last wee

West Ham fightback blights Bale’s return for Tottenham; Sheffield, Fulham play draw

West Ham ruined Gareth Bale’s Tottenham return with a stunning late fightback from three goals down to rescue a thrilling 3-3 draw, while Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic endured a penalty nightmare in a 1-1 draw at Sheffield United on Sunday.Tottenham were leading 3-0 when Bale came on as

AC Milan win Inter derby, Ibrahimovic scores brace

Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored two goals on Saturday as AC Milan won the derby against fierce rivals Inter Milan 2-1 in the Italian league. In the 13th minute, visitors Milan took the lead. Ibrahimovic, 39, missed the penalty kick but followed the rebound to tap it into the Inter

Football: Medipol Basaksehir get first Super Lig win

 Defending Turkish Super Lig winners Medipol Basaksehir earned their first league win Saturday in the 2020-21 football season beating Trabzonspor 2-0 in week five's away match. The Istanbul club won at Trabzonspor's home Medical Park Stadium thanks to goals by Turkish midfielder Irfan Can Ka

Liverpool draw with Everton; Reds suffer injuries

Reigning English champions Liverpool drew with city rivals Everton 2-2 in Saturday's Premier League match but suffered a pair of injuries. The Reds could not win the Merseyside derby in week five. In addition, they lost Dutch center back Virgil van Dijk and Spanish central midfielder Thiago Alcan

PSG v Manchester United Seems a Portent of a Dystopian Super League Future

The clock was already showing 90. Diogo Dalot advanced on to the ball in space around 40 yards from the Paris Saint-Germain goal. His first touch was heavy and as three opponents closed in, he had little option but to shoot. Marco Verratti threw himself towards the full-back. Juan Bernat ducked aw

Trabzonspor to host Basaksehir in Super Lig clash

Trabzonspor will host reigning champions Medipol Basaksehir on Saturday on matchday five of the Turkish Super Lig. The highly anticipated game will kick off at 7 p.m. local time (1600GMT) at the Senol Gunes Stadium. Trabzonspor have not won in 10 games against Basaksehir, with their last success

Turkey fight back to earn 2-2 draw against Serbia

Turkey fought hard to earn a 2-2 draw with Serbia in a UEFA Nations League group match Wednesday at Turk Telekom Stadium in Istanbul.  Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored the opener in the 22nd minute with a header for Serbia. Serbia was also awarded a penalty kick in the 48th m

Nations League: Spain top League A Group 4

Spain has defeated Switzerland 1-0 to top League A Group 4 in UEFA Nations League with seven points. Real Sociedad forward Mikel Oyarzabal's goal brought the victory at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium on Saturday. Germany follows with five points, Ukraine three while Switzerland sits at the botto

Turkey draw with Russia 1-1 in UEFA Nations League

The Turkish national football team drew with Russia 1-1 in a UEFA Nations League B group match on Sunday. Anton Miranchuk's goal gave a 1-0 lead to the home team in the 28th minute at VTB Arena in Moscow. Turkey equalized the game in the Group 3 with Kenan Karaman's goal in the 62nd minute, endi

Iceland advance to EURO 2020 play-offs

Iceland moved to UEFA EURO 2020 play-offs on Thursday after beating Romania 2-1 in the play-offs semifinals.  Everton's midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson's two goals secured a win for Iceland while Alexandru Maxim was the only scorer for Romania.  In addition to Iceland, seven more nations,

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