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Uncertainty over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang

Sep. 17, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground. The Seoul-based KFA said it hadn't yet received any information from its counterpart in Pyongyang regarding logistics for...

Haaland hits 3 as Liverpool, Chelsea lose in Champs League

Sep. 17, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

On a night when Europe's biggest stars couldn't find a way to score, teenager Erling Braut Haaland made it look easy. The 19-year-old Norwegian shone on his Champions League debut, scoring a hat trick as Salzburg beat Genk 6-2. Meanwhile, Liverpool, Barcelona and Chelsea all failed to score. Haaland is emerging...

Chelsea cashes out with ATM: English youngsters make impact

Sep. 16, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea is collecting a rare currency from its "ATM": Goals from young English academy graduates. Abraham, Tomori and Mount. They have scored all 11 goals in Chelsea's five Premier League games so far. The trio — all under the age of 21 — might only be getting its chance in the...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hat trick, Galaxy routs Sporting 7-2

Sep. 16, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a hat trick and broke Los Angeles' season goal record with 26 in the Galaxy's 7-2 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night. The 37-year-old Swedish star tied it at 1 in 32nd minute to match the goal record set by Carlos Ruiz in 2002, then gave Los...

Own goal, Lodeiro's brace lift Sounders past Red Bulls, 4-2

Sep. 15, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In the jumbled MLS Western Conference, the Seattle Sounders know they can't afford to drop points at home. On Sunday, they found a way to pull out all three. A shot by Victor Rodriguez that was knocked in for an own goal in the 83rd minute put Seattle ahead, and Nico Lodeiro's goal in...

Quintero, Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-1

Sep. 15, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Darwin Quintero led Minnesota United FC to a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake with a two-goal showing Sunday. Albert Rusnak struck first for Real Salt Lake (14-12-4) in the 17th minute on a shot 19 yards out from the edge of the box. Quintero put Minnesota United FC (14-10-6) on the board...

Toronto FC beats Rapids 3-2, spoiling Fraser's homecoming

Sep. 15, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Osorio broke a tie in the 70th minute and Toronto FC beat Colorado 3-2 on Sunday to spoil Rapids coach Robin Fraser's homecoming. Fraser, a former Toronto assistant coach, had won three straight since taking charge of the Rapids (10-15-6) on Aug. 25. Tsubasa Endoh and Alejandro...

DC United bests Timbers 1-0 for second straight road win

Sep. 15, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A second straight road win got D.C. United a step closer to securing a playoff spot. An own goal put United up in the 25th minute and the team held on for a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Sunday. It was United's second straight win after a three-game losing streak. United...

Watford draws with Arsenal on Flores return, Everton loses

Sep. 15, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After spells in charge of Espanyol in Spain and Shanghai Shenhua in China, Quique Sánchez Flores returned to the thrills and spills of the Premier League on Sunday as his Watford side drew with Arsenal 2-2. Flores, who left Watford in 2016 but returned to take over from the fired Javi...

Flores sees Watford fight back in 2-2 draw with Arsenal

Sep. 15, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

WATFORD, England (AP) — Quique Sánchez Flores returned for his second reign as Watford manager and watched his team fight back to earn a well-deserved 2-2 draw against visiting Arsenal on Sunday in the Premier League. Flores, who left Watford in 2016 but returned to take over from the fired Javi...