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Benched by Chelsea, Pulisic captains US against Cuba

Oct. 11, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christian Pulisic captained the U.S. team for Friday night's CONCACAF Nations League opener against Cuba as coach Gregg Berhalter showed his confidence in the 21-year-old midfielder who's mostly been riding the bench lately for Chelsea. It was the third time overall and first time since...

US star Pulisic confident in form despite Chelsea benching

Oct. 9, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Christian Pulisic said he won't let his benching with Chelsea affect his play for the U.S. national team as it prepares for a match against Cuba, pronouncing himself in peak form despite scant playing time of late. "I feel the best I ever have. I feel very confident in my game. I'm not...

Liverpool in EPL driving seat, Manchester teams crash

Oct. 6, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Liverpool might never have a better chance to end its long wait for a Premier League title. Leader Liverpool is enjoying an eight-point advantage over defending champion Manchester City after its closest rival stumbled going into the international break. Sunday went badly wrong...

Chelsea revival continues with 4-1 league win at Southampton

Oct. 6, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Chelsea's revival under Frank Lampard continued Sunday with a 4-1 Premier League win at Southampton that stretched the team's winning run to four games across all competitions. Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and N'Golo Kanté scored in the first half, before Christian Pulisic...

Pulisic faces tough task breaking through at Chelsea

Sep. 30, 2019 4:59 AM EDT

The group stage of the Champions League is only one round old and already Chelsea faces a match it cannot afford to lose. Just don't expect Christian Pulisic to play in the important game against Lille on Wednesday. The U.S. winger, who completed his move to Stamford Bridge in the offseason for $73 million,...

Liverpool, Man City helped by goalkeeper errors in EPL wins

Sep. 28, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

It was a day of goalkeeping blunders in the English Premier League. Liverpool and Manchester City, seemingly set for another duel for the title, benefited from two of them in hard-fought away wins on Saturday. Liverpool eked out a 1-0 victory at Sheffield United but only after home goalkeeper Dean Henderson let a...

Liverpool holds on to beat Chelsea as Man United loses

Sep. 22, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool showcased title credentials while exposing Chelsea's defensive frailties. Manchester United's deep flaws surfaced in defeat at West Ham. Arsenal demonstrated powers of perseverance against Aston Villa. Within a few hours across London on Sunday, there was a snapshot of challenges...

Liverpool 5 points clear at top after beating Chelsea 2-1

Sep. 22, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool restored its five-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino clinched a 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Sunday. Chasing a first English title since 1990, Liverpool claimed a sixth successive league win at the start...

What to watch in Europe's top soccer leagues this weekend

Sep. 19, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ENGLAND Chelsea has conceded on average more than two goals a game under new manager Frank Lampard this season, and the team's fragile defense will be tested this weekend by the most devastating front three in the Premier League. Liverpool...

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...