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Lionel Messi gets an assist, Inter Miami opens MLS season with 2-0 win over Real Salt Lake

Feb. 21, 2024 22:40 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi had two Real Salt Lake defenders on either side of him, two more a few yards in front of him. He quickly tapped the ball away from them all with his left foot, to a spot where only teammate Robert Taylor could reach. Moments later, Inter...

US men's soccer coach Gregg Berhalter earned $2.29 million in 2022, including $900,000 in bonuses

Feb. 21, 2024 20:04 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. men's coach Gregg Berhalter earned $2,291,136 in 2022, including $900,000 in bonuses for the Americans' qualifying for the World Cup and reaching the second round. Berhalter had a base salary of $1,391,136, according to the U.S. Soccer Federation's tax filing...

Liverpool mounts second-half fightback to beat Luton 4-1 and go 4 points clear in Premier League

Feb. 21, 2024 17:01 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool mounted a second-half fightback to overwhelm Luton in a 4-1 win and move four points clear atop the Premier League on Wednesday. Trailing 1-0 at halftime, Liverpool recovered at Anfield thanks to goals in the space of 125 seconds by Virgil van...

Coach Thomas Tuchel to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season

Feb. 21, 2024 09:03 AM EST

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Thomas Tuchel is leaving Bayern Munich and taking the fall for a disappointing season. The players have been warned, too. Bayern announced Wednesday that Tuchel will leave the club at the end of the season, after a run of three straight losses raised...

Bayern Munich says coach Thomas Tuchel will leave the club at the end of the season

Feb. 21, 2024 04:48 AM EST
MUNICH, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich says coach Thomas Tuchel will leave the club at the end of the season.

Olivia Moultrie scores twice and the US women down the Dominican Republic 5-0

Feb. 21, 2024 01:05 AM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Olivia Moultrie scored twice in her first national team start and the United States defeated the Dominican Republic 5-0 on Tuesday night in the inaugural CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup tournament. Moultrie, 18, making just her third appearance with the national...

Arnautović helps Inter beat Atlético 1-0 in 1st leg of Champions League last 16

Feb. 20, 2024 18:27 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Marko Arnautović came off the bench to help Inter Milan to a 1-0 win over Atlético Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday. Arnautović replaced the injured Marcus Thuram at halftime and redeemed himself after missing a couple of golden...

Soccer academy in Southern California will join an evolving MLS system that's paying dividends

Feb. 20, 2024 17:34 PM EST

Ousseni Bouda was just 11 years old and growing up in the west African country of Burkina Faso when his family took the ultimate leap of faith by sending him alone to Ghana to play soccer. Bouda arrived at the Right to Dream academy not knowing the language and with no guarantees...

Ratcliffe secures minority stake in Man United and vows to lift English club to top of world soccer

Feb. 20, 2024 17:22 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe expressed his desire to lift Manchester United “to the top of English, European and world football” after completing his purchase of a minority stake in the iconic club on Tuesday. The 71-year-old Ratcliffe paid $1.3...

An impossible task? Calzona takes over Napoli 48 hours before facing Barca in Champions League

Feb. 20, 2024 15:08 PM EST

ROME (AP) — If Francesco Calzona didn’t already know most of Napoli’s players, it might be an impossible task: He became coach of the defending Serie A champion 48 hours before facing Barcelona in the Champions League. But Calzona knows Napoli through and through. He was an...