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FC Midtjylland's Pione Sisto, second right, celebrates scoring with teammates in the 3F Superliga match FC Midtjylland against OB at the MCH Arena in Herning, Denmark, Saturday Oct. 17, 2020. FC Midtjylland has been one of the poster teams for analytics in European soccer. Now the Danish club is about to find out how its data-driven and statistical approach fares in the Champions League after qualifying for the competition’s group stage for the first time.  (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

Data-driven approach taking Midtjylland to heady heights

Oct. 19, 2020 5:00 AM EDT

They are among the poster boys for analytics in European soccer, a team that scores nearly half of its goals from set pieces and operates a “justice league” that has nothing to do with superheroes. Now, FC Midtjylland — an upstart that has already upended the Danish game in its 21-year...

Tottenham's Gareth Bale reacts after West Ham's Manuel Lanzini scored his side's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)

'It's really crazy': Late goals cap another wild day in EPL

Oct. 18, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

A two-week break for international matches has done nothing to suppress the relentless unpredictability of this season’s Premier League. Goals are flowing at an unprecedented level in the world’s most popular league and the drama continues unabated, the latest exhibition coming at Tottenham on...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk, centre, is tackled and injured by Everton's goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, left, causing him to leave the match injured during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park stadium, in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Laurence Griffiths/Pool via AP)

Van Dijk injury causes concern for frustrated Liverpool

Oct. 17, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

Virgil van Dijk has been a commanding — even transcendent — presence at the heart of Liverpool’s defense throughout the team’s rise to the top of English and European soccer in recent years. In a major concern for the Premier League champions, they might have to learn how to cope...

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino walks in dejection during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, Pool)

Liverpool, Man United plan power grab with leagues' overhaul

Oct. 11, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool and Manchester United have angered the Premier League and the government by formulating plans to reshape English football with a power grab that would also reduce the size of the top competition to 18 teams. The plans have been engineered by the American-owned clubs in conjunction...

Liverpool players in dejection end of the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Aston Villa won 7-2. (Cath Ivill/Pool via AP)

Man U lets in 6, Liverpool concedes 7 in incredible EPL day

Oct. 4, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — English football's biggest teams have never experienced a day like it. Liverpool and Manchester United were both comprehensively humiliated by defeats Sunday that rank among the heaviest in their history. Just when it looked like United's 6-1 collapse at home to Tottenham would...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, gestures after Aston Villa's Ross Barkley scores his side's fifth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)

Liverpool embarrassed in 7-2 loss to Aston Villa in EPL

Oct. 4, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Premier League champion Liverpool was humiliated 7-2 by Aston Villa to end its perfect start to the title defense on Sunday. Ollie Watkins scored a hat trick and Jack Grealish scored twice as Villa made it three wins out of three after only surviving in the league on the last day...

Liverpool's Diogo Jota, centre, is congratulated by teammate Fabinho after scoring his team's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. (Jason Cairnduff/Pool via AP)

With 3rd straight win, Liverpool making ominous start to EPL

Sep. 29, 2020 4:09 PM EDT

Three wins from three games, two big rivals dispatched, and an expensive new signing already on the scoresheet. Liverpool is making an ominous start to its title defense in the English Premier League. The champion's high-risk, high-reward strategy paid off in its come-from-behind 3-1 win over Arsenal on Monday in...

Tottenham's Son Heung-min celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (Andrew Boyers/Pool via AP)

Son nets 4 as Spurs triumph; Mane double in Liverpool win

Sep. 20, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — No fans but no shortage of goals. There were 18 goals in the Premier League's four games on Sunday — with Tottenham's 5-2 victory over Southampton producing the most. Heung-min Son was rampant, scoring four in a league game for a first time — all assisted by Harry Kane, who got...

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 22, 2020 file photo, Chelsea's Christian Pulisic controls the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England. Frank Lampard’s squad has certainly seen the most intriguing changes ahead of the new campaign - having been banned from signing players last summer, they have looked to make up for lost time and recruited some big names to replace long-term servants such as Pedro and Willian. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP, file)

8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend streamed in US

Sep. 18, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de France on its television networks. NBC took over Premier League U.S. broadcasts from Fox starting...

Leeds United's head coach Marcelo Bielsa calls out to his players during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Leeds United, at the Anfield stadium, in Liverpool, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (Phil Noble, Pool via AP)

Liverpool wins wild opener, Arsenal coasts as EPL begins

Sep. 12, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

Adopting his trademark crouching position in the technical area, Marcelo Bielsa closely studied the mayhem unfolding in front of him on the Anfield pitch. Bielsa’s first English Premier League game as a manager was barely a half-hour old and already there’d been five goals, countless chances and...