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Liverpool drops first points in 1-1 draw at Man United

Oct. 20, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Dropping points doesn't seem so frustrating this time for Manchester United. Even against Liverpool. While holding on to inflict Liverpool's first loss of the season was beyond this patched-up United squad, a 1-1 draw still ended the Premier League leader's perfect start on...

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...

Mane scores 2 as Liverpool extends perfect EPL start

Sep. 14, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Sadio Mane scored twice as Liverpool came back from a goal down to beat Newcastle 3-1 on Saturday and extended its perfect start to the Premier League season with a fifth straight win. Newcastle left-back Jetro Willems took full advantage of Liverpool's slow start to score the...

Peru shocks Neymar, Brazil 1-0 on Abram's 85th-minute header

Sep. 11, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luis Abram scored his first international goal on a header in the 85th minute, and Peru ended Brazil's 17-game unbeaten streak since last year's World Cup with a 1-0 victory Tuesday night. Peru shockingly pulled out only its second win over Brazil in 21 matches after Abram slipped into...

Big wins for Liverpool, City; more woe for United, Chelsea

Aug. 31, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

A fourth straight win for Liverpool. Another big victory for Manchester City. More disappointment for Manchester United and Chelsea. Oh, and the usual dose of VAR controversy. Just a typical afternoon in this season's Premier League. By beating Burnley 3-0 on Saturday, Liverpool achieved a club-record 13th...