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Racist chants aimed at Sampdoria midfielder Vieira

Oct. 20, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Sampdoria midfielder Ronaldo Vieira was subjected to racist chants by Roma fans during a Serie A soccer match on Sunday — the latest incident involving offensive behavior inside Italian stadiums this season. Referee Fabio Maresca heard the chants near the end of the first half of the...

Liverpool drops first points in 1-1 draw at Man United

Oct. 20, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Dropping points doesn't seem so frustrating this time for Manchester United. Even against Liverpool. While holding on to inflict Liverpool's first loss of the season was beyond this patched-up United squad, a 1-1 draw still ended the Premier League leader's perfect start on...

AP Sources: China in line to host 2021 Club World Cup

Oct. 20, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

China is in line to be selected as host of the first expanded 24-team Club World Cup in 2021. People with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that China is the only host for the tournament that is due to be considered by the FIFA Council for ratification at a meeting on Thursday in Shanghai. They...

Jordan Morris has hat trick, Sounders outlast Dallas FC 4-3

Oct. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Morris was coming close to watching extra time from the sideline. Instead, he watched his last shot of the day go into the net to win the game. Morris scored in the 113th minute to complete a hat trick in the Settle Sounders' 4-3 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday in the first round...

Savarino scores in 87th, Real Salt Lake beats Timbers 2-1

Oct. 20, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino scored in the 87th minute and Real Salt Lake beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 in the first round of the MLS playoffs Saturday night. Real Salt Lake advanced to play at the Seattle Sounders in the conference semifinals Wednesday night. Joao Plata's cross along the top of...

Sargent scores 2nd goal of season for Werder Bremen

Oct. 19, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

American forward Josh Sargent scored his second goal of the season for Werder Bremen, putting the hosts ahead in a 1-1 tie against Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The 19-year-old from O'Fallon, Missouri, scored in the seventh minute. He redirected a pass to Maximiliano Eggestein on the right flank,...

Toronto FC scores 4 goals in extra time, beats DC United 5-1

Oct. 19, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Osorio scored twice, Richie Laryea and Nick DeLeon added two more in a four-goal extra-time outburst and Toronto FC beat D.C. United 5-1 on Saturday night in the first round of the playoffs to end Wayne Rooney's MLS career. The 33-year-old Rooney is returning to England to join...

Escobar goal sends Atlanta United past New England 1-0

Oct. 19, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Franco Escobar's goal at the 69th minute broke a scoreless match and Atlanta United made it hold up with a 1-0 win on Saturday in an opening-round game of the MLS playoffs. The defending champs entered the playoffs as the second seed in the Eastern Conference and advanced to play the winner...

Team abandons FA Cup qualifier after racial abuse

Oct. 19, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — An FA Cup qualifier between Haringey Borough and Yeovil was abandoned Saturday when the home team walked off the field after one of its players was racially abused. Haringey, a London-based non-league club, walked off in the 64th minute after claims its Cameroonian goalkeeper Valery Pajetat...

LAFC's Adama Diomande reinstated to roster before playoffs

Oct. 18, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande has been reinstated after four weeks in Major League Soccer's substance abuse and behavioral health program. MLS announced the decision Friday. Diomande voluntarily entered the program for undisclosed reasons Sept. 20. He is cleared to return to all...