4:54 PM ET Chelsea reached their first Champions League final since 2012 as goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount secured a 2-0 victory Real Madrid in their semifinal second leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday to win the tie 3-1 on aggregate. Their away goal in Madrid had given Chelsea a narrow advantage heading
6:44 PM ET LONDON — Chelsea‘s ruthlessness has consumed many managers but Thomas Tuchel embraced it from day one, and that attitude has taken them to a Champions League final following a 2-0 win over Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. He replaced Frank Lampard 99 days ago ostensibly to mould the expensively acquired
4:00 AM ET When Barcelona host Atletico Madrid on Saturday, and Sevilla travel to reigning champions Real Madrid the following day, each club will be within four games of potentially becoming Spain’s champions. This is the tightest (six points separate first from fourth), most open (four teams) La Liga title race in living memory. Still
12:50 PM ET You always knew there was going to be a next chapter; you just didn’t expect it was going to come two weeks and one day after being relieved of duty at Tottenham Hotspur. And, obviously, you wouldn’t have expected Roma. Not this Roma. The sheer speed of Jose Mourinho’s appointment at Roma
6:34 PM ET It was the moment that Pep Guardiola knew it was mission (almost) accomplished. As Riyad Mahrez celebrated his and Manchester City‘s second goal of their Champions League semifinal second-leg victory against Paris Saint-Germain, Guardiola turned away from the pitch, sought out Ferran Soriano in the directors’ box and, with his fist clenched,
9:13 AM ET Jose Mourinho will take charge at Roma next season. Getty Jose Mourinho has made a surprise return to football after being announced as the new Roma manager for next season. Mourinho was sacked as manager of Tottenham on April 19 but has made a quick return, the Serie A club confirmed on Tuesday.
2:49 PM ET Associated Press A potential takeover of Arsenal by Spotify CEO Daniel Ek will be protracted and might not happen, according to club great Thierry Henry, who has been consulted by the Swedish billionaire. Ek recently spoke of his interest in buying Arsenal but has launched no official bid and current owner Stan
12:33 PM ET Another big soccer weekend has come and gone, with most attention paid to the one game that did NOT take place as scheduled, when hundreds of Man United fans protesting the Glazer family led to Sunday’s home game vs. Liverpool to be postponed. Elsewhere, Sergio Aguero turned on the style to help
8:43 AM ET Jeff Carlisle Close U.S. soccer correspondent Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Kyle Bonagura Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Pac-12. Joined ESPN in 2014. Attended Washington State University. It was a weekend for big goals and big wins in Major League Soccer. MLS Cup champs
11:55 PM ET Raul Ruidiaz scored twice and Brad Smith added a goal and an assist as the Seattle Sounders defeated the visiting LA Galaxy 3-0 on Sunday night. Goalkeeper Stefan Frei made two saves to post his second shutout in three games for the Sounders, who moved into first place in the Western Conference.
5:27 PM ET MANCHESTER, England — It is widely-accepted that every figure of authority involved in the failed attempt by 12 clubs to form a European Super League last month misjudged the mood of their team’s fans — and those of many others — before hastily pulling the plug on the whole idea. None, though,
8:35 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email A group of Manchester United fans are protesting at the team hotel ahead of the Premier League clash with Liverpool. Around 1,000 supporters were outside the Lowry Hotel on Sunday as part of an anti-Glazer demonstration. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S.
4:30 PM ET United States international Giovanni Reyna scored twice as Borussia Dortmund struck four times in 16 first-half minutes to crushed second division Holstein Kiel 5-0 on Saturday to reach the German Cup final where they will face RB Leipzig (stream on ESPN+ on May 13 in U.S.). – Stream ESPN FC Daily on
3:41 PM ET LONDON — Thomas Tuchel promised in his programme notes that his Chelsea side had not mentioned Real Madrid once after their plane left the Spanish runway last week. While Fulham were perhaps quietly hoping Chelsea would have more than half an eye on Wednesday’s Champions League semifinal, second leg, Tuchel had been
Saves 0 Shots 0 0 Shots on Target Fouls Committed 0 0 Fouls Against Assists 0 Discipline 0 Yellow 0 Red Goals 0 Shots 0 0 Shots on Target Fouls Committed 0 0 Fouls Against Assists 0 Offsides 0 Discipline 0 Yellow 0 Red Goals 0 Shots 0 0 Shots on Target Fouls Committed 0
10:12 AM ET The number of American players in Europe seems to grow every transfer window, and the likes of Christian Pulisic, and most recently Matthew Hoppe, have demonstrated that you don’t necessarily need to come up through a powerhouse MLS academy like FC Dallas in order to make the jump. However, there are plenty
Apr 28, 2021 In a high-profile attempt to expose the scourge of racism towards players at all levels of the game, English football will unite to undertake a three-day social media boycott this weekend “in response to the ongoing and sustained discriminatory abuse received online.” The initiative has the backing of all professional leagues, including
4:12 AM ET Marcus Rashford is enduring a long-term battle against injury at Manchester United. ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. Jump to: Sarri closes in on Roma | Zlatan could be dropped as face of COVID | Saul at career crossroads | Severed pig’s head threat at Bari | Rising star Spence in demand