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Morris, Weah, Dest, Zardes on US roster for WCup qualifiers

Jan. 21, 2022 21:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Morris, Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest and Gyasi Zardes returned from injuries to make the U.S. roster ahead of the next three World Cup qualifiers. Gio Reyna and Aaron Long were left off along with defenders John Brooks and Tim Ream, and forwards Daryl Dike, Jordan...

Weah, back from thigh injury, plays 1st match since Dec 1

Jan. 19, 2022 15:30 PM EST

American forward Tim Weah ended a seven-week layoff and put himself in better position to make the U.S. roster for upcoming World Cup qualifiers, entering in the 68th minute of Lille's 3-1 win over visiting Lorient on Wednesday night in the French league. Weah had not played in a...

Reyna, Weah uncertain for US World Cup qualifiers

Jan. 11, 2022 13:54 PM EST

Midfielder Gio Reyna and forward Tim Weah remain uncertain for the United States' next three World Cup qualifiers, which start Jan. 27 with a match against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio. Reyna has not played in any matches since injuring his right hamstring during the opening...

COVID: Liverpool-Arsenal semifinal off, Messi now negative

Jan. 05, 2022 14:55 PM EST

A coronavirus outbreak among Liverpool's players and staff led to the team's match against Arsenal in the English League Cup semifinals being postponed Wednesday, adding to the backlog in English soccer caused by the fast-spreading omicron variant. The English Football League, which...

Liverpool wants Arsenal cup match postponed over COVID

Jan. 04, 2022 16:12 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool has requested the postponement of Thursday's match against Arsenal in the English League Cup semifinals because of more suspected COVID-19 cases at the club. First-team training was canceled at Liverpool on Tuesday after more positive tests among...

PSG's 13-point mid-season lead masks alarming shortcomings

Jan. 01, 2022 17:09 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain's 13-point lead midway through the season is far less comfortable than it appears. Despite a strong summer recruitment drive, PSG has been fortunate to lose only once in the French league and relied heavily on individual talent and a strong bench...

American Pefok scores 4 goals for Young Boys in Swiss league

Dec. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EST

American Jordan Pefok scored a career-high four goals, leading Young Boys to a 5-0 rout at Lugano on Sunday in the Swiss Super League. Pefok scored in the sixth minute with a right-footed shot from the penalty area and the 21st minute with a header from inside the 6-yard box. He...

Barcelona out of Champions League, snow extends group stage

Dec. 08, 2021 19:00 PM EST

Barcelona’s 17-year streak of advancing to the Champions League knockout rounds each season ended Wednesday with an exit from the group stage that failed to finish on time because of snow in Italy. Barcelona fell to a 3-0 loss at Bayern Munich that dumped the five-time European...

Liverpool, Ajax cruise into Champions League knockout rounds

Nov. 03, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Liverpool and Ajax extended their perfect winning records in the Champions League on Wednesday to advance into the round of 16 — which is starting to take a 1970s throwback look. Liverpool cruised past Atlético Madrid 2-0 at Anfield and Ajax hit 10-man...

Bayern, Juventus through to Champions League knockout rounds

Nov. 02, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski missed a penalty on Tuesday but still got a hat trick. The Poland star dominated on his 100th Champions League appearance to lead Bayern Munich into the last-16 after a 5-2 rout of Benfica. Juventus also booked its...