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Salah on revenge mission in Champions League final

May. 25, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

Mohamed Salah could easily have given the kind of diplomatic answer trotted out by most soccer players. He just couldn’t. Was there a preference, Salah was asked minutes after Liverpool reached the Champions League final three weeks ago, over which team he faced in...

Madrid tries to forget Mbappé, focus on Champions League

May. 24, 2022 06:05 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid wants to quickly forget about Kylian Mbappé and turn its focus back on the Champions League final against Liverpool. Four days before the final in suburban Paris, Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti and his players tried their best to avoid talking about the...

Mbappé signs new 3-year PSG deal after rejecting Real Madrid

May. 21, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé celebrated with fans at Parc des Princes then scored a hat trick after signing a new three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday and turning down the chance again to join Real Madrid. Before PSG beat Metz 5-0 in its final home game,...

Clashes break out before Europea League final in Seville

May. 18, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans clashed on the streets of Sevilla a few hours before the Europa League final on Wednesday. Several hundred Frankfurt fans were seen attacking a few dozen Rangers supporters outside a bar on the streets of the southern...

Seville on alert: 150,000 expected for Europa League final

May. 17, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — More than 5,000 police officers and security personnel are on high alert in Seville as the Spanish city braces for up to 150,000 supporters of Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt arriving for the Europa League final. Streets are being closed, barriers are being...

Haaland moving to City after $63M deal with Dortmund

May. 10, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

Manchester City has agreed to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund, bringing in one of the world’s most exciting young players as a belated replacement for club great Sergio Aguero. The 21-year-old Haaland will join City on July 1, the Premier League champions said in a brief...

Madrid warps time yet again to stun City at the Bernabéu

May. 05, 2022 11:16 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When the final whistle blew, Rodrygo kneeled to apparently say a prayer or ask for thanks before joining the celebrations and throwing on a T-shirt reading “Let’s go for the 14th.” The young Brazilian was trying to absorb how he had etched his name...

Nadal returns from injury with straight-set win in Madrid

May. 04, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal got off to a good start in his return from injury, defeating Miomir Kecmanovic in two sets to reach the third round at the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Nadal showed few signs of rustiness in his 6-1, 7-6 (4) opening win at home. He cruised in the first set...

Madrid rallies past Man City to reach Champions League final

May. 04, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The “Si se puede! (Yes we can!)” chants gradually faded at the Santiago Bernabéu as the minutes passed and Real Madrid looked beaten. As the end of regulation approached, many in the stands — and on the field — were close to giving up as Manchester City...

Benzema keeps Madrid alive in CL despite 4-3 loss to City

Apr. 26, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was the coolest of penalties at the end of one of the wildest matches in Champions League history. With his cheekily dispatched “Panenka,” Karim Benzema might just have kept Real Madrid's chances alive against Manchester City in the semifinals. ...