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Messi breaks arm as Barcelona regains lead in La Liga

Oct. 20, 2018 7:03 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona ended its slump and regained the Spanish league lead but there was little to celebrate as Lionel Messi broke his right forearm and will be sidelined for three weeks. Also, Real Madrid lost again while suffering its worst scoring drought. Messi scored and walked off injured in the...

Messi breaks right forearm, out for about 3 weeks

Oct. 20, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi broke his right forearm on Saturday and will be sidelined for about three weeks, a major setback for him and Barcelona right before some important games. Messi will miss playing Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday, and the clasico against Real Madrid next...

Ronaldo scores but Juventus' perfect start ended by Genoa

Oct. 20, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to net 400 goals across Europe's top five leagues. It wasn't enough on Saturday to maintain Juventus' perfect start to the season. Ronaldo, who has been accused of rape in a civil lawsuit in the United States, scored in the 1-1 draw against Genoa. It...

Even without Neymar, French leader PSG routs Amiens 5-0

Oct. 20, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Neymar was not missed as runaway French leader Paris Saint-Germain crushed Amiens 5-0 on Saturday for a 10th straight league win. Neymar was given a few days off by coach Thomas Tuchel after playing for Brazil in the international break. PSG faces Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday...

Salah scores in Liverpool's 1-0 win at Huddersfield in EPL

Oct. 20, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah scored for just the second time since August to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win at Huddersfield in the English Premier League on Saturday. With Salah's fourth goal of the season, Liverpool kept pace with Manchester City in the standings after nine games. City is well...

Box-office Mourinho center of attention again in EPL

Oct. 20, 2018 2:34 PM EDT

Deflated after seeing his team concede a last-minute goal against his former club, Jose Mourinho looked up from his seat in the dugout to see a rival coach taunting him just a few meters away. So began a chain of events that offered another illustration of why the Manchester United manager remains the biggest...

Newcastle drops to last in EPL after losing to Brighton 1-0

Oct. 20, 2018 1:23 PM EDT

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle dropped to the bottom of the English Premier League after extending its winless start to nine games in losing to Brighton 1-0 at home on Saturday. There was a touch of fortune about Beram Kayal's 29th-minute strike, which came via a deflection off Jose Izquierdo's...

Cardiff beats Fulham 4-2 for first EPL win, moves off bottom

Oct. 20, 2018 12:56 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Cardiff recorded its first win of the season in the English Premier League by beating Fulham 4-2 and moved off the bottom of the standings on Saturday. Fulham scored the best goal of the game — through Andre Schurrle's 30-meter strike — but the league's leakiest defense...

Lamela earns Tottenham 1-0 win at West Ham in Premier League

Oct. 20, 2018 12:43 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Erik Lamela marked his first start in this English Premier League with the goal in Tottenham's 1-0 victory at West Ham on Saturday. The Argentine winger was preferred to fit-again playmaker Christian Eriksen by manager Mauricio Pochettino and repaid that faith with a first-half winner,...

Watford end 5-match winless run in EPL at Wolves' expense

Oct. 20, 2018 12:18 PM EDT

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Watford struck twice in 58 seconds and cruised past Wolverhampton 2-0 to end a five-match winless run in the English Premier League on Saturday. Watford rose above Wolves into seventh. Wolves has conceded only one goal in its last seven games in all competitions, but Watford...