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Paul Arriola to have knee surgery, miss 2020 MLS season

WASHINGTON (AP) -- D.C. United midfielder Paul Arriola will have surgery Monday to repair his right ACL and is likely to miss the entire Major League Soccer season and the United States' first six qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup.

Real
Real's Hazard at risk for City clash after latest injury

Eden Hazard came off injured during Real Madrid's La Liga match away at Levante on Saturday, four days before their crunch Champions League clash with Manchester City. Hazard was substituted in the second half in Valencia after he had been limping for a few minutes on the pitch. The Belgium forward

Gabriel Jesus indirectly speaks about City future amid goal-scoring performance, Juventus links
Gabriel Jesus indirectly speaks about City future amid goal-scoring performance, Juventus links

"It is important for us, for the club," Jesus on Guardiola confirming his stay at City. "We have a contract, we want to stay, of course it's important."

'Not very good' Marseille lose unbeaten run after Nantes defeat

Andre Villas-Boas had few excuses for his Marseille team on Saturday after their 14-match unbeaten run in Ligue 1 came to an end with a surprise 3-1 home defeat by off-form Nantes. Marseille are second and have put themselves in a strong position to qualify for the Champions League next season thanks

Messi scores four as Barcelona rout Eibar
Messi scores four as Barcelona rout Eibar

Lionel Messi scored four goals as Barcelona began a crucial week in their season by thrashing Eibar 5-0 in La Liga on Saturday. "There's nothing left to do but stand up and applaud," Eibar wrote on Twitter afterwards. Messi added a late fourth after being teed up by Martin Braithwaite

Chelsea see off Spurs as Jesus grabs late Man City winner
Chelsea see off Spurs as Jesus grabs late Man City winner

Chelsea strengthened their grip on a Premier League top-four place on Saturday by beating London rivals Tottenham 2-1 as Manchester City edged past Leicester despite another attack of the penalty jitters. Sheffield United will rue missing out on the chance to clamber above Tottenham into fifth place

Ronaldo marks 1,000th game with record-equalling goal
Ronaldo marks 1,000th game with record-equalling goal

Cristiano Ronaldo scored for a record-equalling 11th consecutive Serie A game in his 1,000th professional match as Juventus extended their league lead on Saturday with a 2-1 win over basement club SPAL. The 35-year-old tapped in six minutes before the break to equal the mark held by Gabriel Batistuta

Jesus strikes as Man City shrug off spot-kick jitters to beat Leicester
Jesus strikes as Man City shrug off spot-kick jitters to beat Leicester

Gabriel Jesus struck late to give Manchester City a 1-0 win at Leicester on Saturday, strengthening their hold on second place behind champions-in-waiting Liverpool despite more woe from the penalty spot. Pep Guardiola's men have endured a turbulent week after they were banned from European club

Man City beats Leicester 1-0 despite another missed penalty
Man City beats Leicester 1-0 despite another missed penalty

Sergio Aguero added his name to the growing list of Manchester City players to miss from the penalty spot before Gabriel Jesus came off the bench to secure a 1-0 win at Leicester in the English Premier League on Saturday. When Aguero's powerfully struck spot kick was turned away by the legs of Kasper

Leipzig
Leipzig 'tough to stop' in title race after thrashing Schalke

Marcel Sabitzer said RB Leipzig will be "tough to stop" in the Bundesliga title race after their 5-0 thrashing of Schalke in Gelsenkirchen on Saturday kept them within a point of leaders Bayern Munich. Leipzig stayed second in the table after their captain Sabitzer opened the scoring with

Aston Villa fuming after Saints defeat
Aston Villa fuming after Saints defeat

Aston Villa were dreadful in their defeat at Southampton. Here is what their players and manager were saying after the game.

Marseille lose unbeaten run after Nantes defeat
Marseille lose unbeaten run after Nantes defeat

Marseille's 14-match unbeaten run in Ligue 1 came to an end on Saturday after they fell to a surprise 3-1 home defeat by off-form Nantes. Andre Villas-Boas's second-placed side have put themselves in a strong position to qualify for the Champions League next season thanks to their hot streak

Dortmund move second as Haaland hits 40th goal of season
Dortmund move second as Haaland hits 40th goal of season

Erling Braut Haaland scored his 40th goal of the season as the teenager continued his phenomenal scoring streak in Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday. The 19-year-old flicked home a second-half cross to score his 12th goal in eight games for Dortmund as Lucien Favre's side

Bamba stars as Nantes wins at 2nd-place Marseille 3-1
Bamba stars as Nantes wins at 2nd-place Marseille 3-1

Kader Bamba scored one goal and set up another as Nantes found its form in beatng second-placed Marseille 3-1 in the French league on Saturday. Marseille's first league defeat of 2020 left it 10 points behind leader Paris Saint-Germain, which is at home to Bordeaux on Sunday. Marseille welcomed

Van Aanholt
Van Aanholt's free kick earns Palace 1-0 win over Newcastle

Patrick Van Aanholt's exquisite free kick on the stroke of halftime handed Crystal Palace a first victory of 2020 by 1-0 over Newcastle in the English Premier League on Saturday. The margin of the win could have been greater had Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka not been in top form, but Palace

Villa
Villa's relegation fears deepen with 2-0 loss at Southampton

Aston Villa's relegation fears in the English Premier League deepened after Shane Long and Stuart Armstrong scored for Southampton in a 2-0 victory at St Mary's on Saturday. Villa did not muster a shot on target in a dismal display and stayed just a point above the bottom three. Long's

Burnley wins 3-0 as video review costs Bournemouth 2 goals
Burnley wins 3-0 as video review costs Bournemouth 2 goals

BURNLEY. England (AP) -- Bournemouth had two goals disallowed by VAR as Burnley won their English Premier League match 3-0 at Turf Moor on Saturday to keep alive its hopes of a European spot.

Scotland break Six Nations duck to edge Italy closer to wooden spoon
Scotland break Six Nations duck to edge Italy closer to wooden spoon

Scotland got their first win of this year's Six Nations on Saturday with a 17-0 win in Rome which looks set to condemn Italy to another wooden spoon. A brilliant solo effort from captain Stuart Hogg also earned Scotland their first try of the tournament on 22 minutes at the Stadio Olimpico with

Villa boss Smith seethes at players ahead of League Cup Final
Villa boss Smith seethes at players ahead of League Cup Final

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith raging with players after loss at Southampton: "Certainly some players have played themselves out" of League Cup Final.

Lampard puts VAR in dock after Lo Celso gets away with
Lampard puts VAR in dock after Lo Celso gets away with 'leg breaker'

Frank Lampard blasted VAR on Saturday after Tottenham midfielder Giovani Lo Celso was not sent off for a "leg breaker" stamp on Cesar Azpilicueta in Chelsea's 2-1 win over Spurs. Blues boss Lampard was furious that Lo Celso's ugly second half foul on Chelsea captain Azpilicueta was not punished with a red card by either referee Michael Oliver or VAR official David Coote in Stockley Park.

Bayern tragedy as niece of Paderborn striker Mamba dies

PADERBORN, Germany (AP) -- Paderborn striker Streli Mamba's 14-month-old niece died after collapsing during his side's 3-2 Bundesliga defeat at Bayern Munich on Friday.

Jose Mourinho defends players "trying to do miracles," explains Dele move
Jose Mourinho defends players "trying to do miracles," explains Dele move

"Lucas, Lo Celso, Bergwijn. These boys that are playing every minute and trying to do miracles in positions that are not their positions. I cannot complain."

Maupay heads Brighton level with Sheffield United
Maupay heads Brighton level with Sheffield United

Adam Webster heads Aaron Mooy's free kick across goal, and Neal Maupay nods the ball past Dean Henderson to give the Seagulls an instant reply at Bramall Lane.

Stevens rockets Sheffield United into the lead
Stevens rockets Sheffield United into the lead

Enda Stevens rips a rising bullet of a shot into the roof of the net to get Sheffield United in front of Brighton.

Long gets Southampton off to a fast start
Long gets Southampton off to a fast start

Shane Long bundles home Moussa Djenepo's cross to put Southampton on the board in the early going against Aston Villa.

Celta Vigo exits relegation zone with win over Leganés

Striker Iago Aspas scored in the second half to give Celta Vigo a crucial 1-0 victory over relegation rival Leganés in the Spanish league on Saturday. Aspas got the winner in the 62nd minute with a clever redirection of a free kick from Lucas Olaza and found the far corner of the goal. The win lifted Celta out of the relegation spots.

Watch Live: Sky Sports
Watch Live: Sky Sports' Soccer Saturday

Sky Sports analysis and live updates on every single game across the UK. Watch live online, here.

Watch Live: Four Premier League games, 10am ET
Watch Live: Four Premier League games, 10am ET

Four Premier League games take place at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday and all of them will be very tight. Stream all the action live, here.

Rampant Chelsea secure huge win, humble rivals Tottenham
Rampant Chelsea secure huge win, humble rivals Tottenham

Chelsea deservedly beat top four and London rivals Tottenham to extend their cushion in fourth place in the Premier League.

Watch Live: Chelsea v. Tottenham
Watch Live: Chelsea v. Tottenham

London rivals Chelsea and Tottenham collide at Stamford Bridge in a pivotal battle in the top four race. Watch live and stream right here.

Team News - Week 27
Team News - Week 27

All the Starting XI's, benches and lineup changes for Week 27 in the Premier League can be found here, updated as news is released. (Getty Images)

French international Rami joins Russia
French international Rami joins Russia's Sochi

French World Cup winning defender Adil Rami has joined Russia's Sochi club, hours after being dropped by Turkey's Fenerbahce, the Russian Premier League website said Saturday. The 34-year-old soccer star will play as Number 23 for Sochi, the Russian Premier League said, without giving details of his contract. Fenerbahce announced Friday that they were ending the contract with Rami, who had failed to make his mark since his pre-season signing.

Sheffield United-Brighton live stream: How to watch EPL game online, on TV
Sheffield United-Brighton live stream: How to watch EPL game online, on TV

A win Saturday could potentially catapult Sheffield United into the top four of the league table.

Chelsea-Tottenham Hotspur live stream: How to watch EPL game online, on TV
Chelsea-Tottenham Hotspur live stream: How to watch EPL game online, on TV

Two Premier League heavyweights meet on Saturday when Chelsea hosts Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.

Hodgson vows to sign new Crystal Palace contract
Hodgson vows to sign new Crystal Palace contract

Roy Hodgson has an official contract offer on the table, and he says "at some point soon we'll sit down and get it signed."

Mourinho: Top-four without Kane, Son would be
Mourinho: Top-four without Kane, Son would be 'something incredible'

"Tottenham without Harry or Sonny, without one of them, doesn't win a match since 2014. That means a lot."

Everton face stern test of Ancelotti-led revival
Everton face stern test of Ancelotti-led revival

Carlo Ancelotti says Everton are ready for an acid test of their revival under his leadership as the Champions League hopefuls head to Arsenal on Sunday at the start of a tough run of games. Ancelotti's side have taken 17 points from his eight Premier League matches in charge -- a return bettered

USWNT pushed in depositions: Could they beat the German men?
USWNT pushed in depositions: Could they beat the German men?

Members of the champion UUSWNT were pushed to detail distinctions between their sport, which they dominate, and the men's game, where the Americans struggle.

Premier League Preview: Leicester City v. Man City
Premier League Preview: Leicester City v. Man City

Can Leicester get some revenge for their earlier loss to Man City, and get back in the race for second?

World Cup champion women pushed: Could they beat German men?
World Cup champion women pushed: Could they beat German men?

Carli Lloyd was pushed over and over on differences between women and men. ''Do you think the women's national team could beat the German men's team?'' U.S. Soccer Federation lawyer Noah Finkel asked during a Dec. 20 deposition. Finkel inquired about a 2015 email interview Lloyd conducted through her agent's assistant with the website Sportskeeda.

World Cup champion women pushed: Could they beat German men?
World Cup champion women pushed: Could they beat German men?

Carli Lloyd was pushed over and over on differences between women and men. "Do you think the women's national team could beat the German men's team?" U.S. Soccer Federation lawyer Noah Finkel asked during a Dec. 20 deposition. Finkel inquired about a 2015 email interview Lloyd conducted

Everton-Arsenal Preview

Perhaps on the verge of turning a corner following a winning performance in Europa League play, Arsenal look to collect a vital three points Sunday when they host Everton in a mid-table showdown at the Emirates. Despite lying 10th in the table on 34 points, Arsenal (7-13-6) are just six points out of a Champions League spot pending Manchester City's appeal of their two-year ban on European competition handed down by UEFA. The Gunners are again toiling in the second-tier Europa League and came away with a slender 1-0 victory at Greek side Olympiakos on Thursday, with Alexander Lacazette's goal on 81 minutes separating the sides and providing a critical edge for the return encounter in...

Betis' winless run extended after home draw with Mallorca

Real Betis' winless streak in the Spanish league reached five matches after drawing relegation-threatened Mallorca 3-3 at home on Friday. Betis twice came from behind in the first half and took the lead shortly after the break. Cucho Hernandez and Ante Budimir also scored for Mallorca, while Betis got on the board with penalty kicks converted by Sergio Canales and Nabil Fekir in the first half and a goal by Joaquin Sanchez after the break.

Napoli warm-up for Barca with Brescia comeback win, but Gattuso losing sleep
Napoli warm-up for Barca with Brescia comeback win, but Gattuso losing sleep

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso admitted he was losing sleep ahead of next week's Champions League clash with Barcelona after his team warmed up for the Spaniards with a comeback 2-1 win over lowly Brescia in Serie A on Friday. Gattuso will make his Champions League debut as a coach against the Spanish, having replaced Carlo Ancelotti, who was sacked despite leading the southerners to the knockout rounds.

Lewandowski scores late to keep Bayern on title track (video)
Lewandowski scores late to keep Bayern on title track (video)

Robert Lewandowski rescued a pair of points for Bayern Munich against bottom-of-the-league Paderborn.

Clubs
Clubs 'tremble' when Real, Barca come calling, says Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says clubs "tremble" when Real Madrid or Barcelona come calling after Raheem Sterling created a stir by expressing his admiration for Real. The 25-year-old England international, who is under contract at the Etihad until 2023, described the 13-time European champions as a "fantastic club" in an interview with Madrid-based sports daily AS. The forward was photographed with a City shirt on one shoulder and a Madrid shirt on the other.

Rooney scores in 500th league game as Derby draw with Fulham
Rooney scores in 500th league game as Derby draw with Fulham

London (AFP) - Wayne Rooney celebrated his 500th appearance in English league football with a goal before Aleksandar Mitrovic saw second-tier high-flyers Fulham to a 1-1 draw away to Derby on Friday.

Lyon prepares for Juventus clash with gritty 2-0 win at Metz

Lyon prepared for its showdown with Juventus with a gritty 2-0 win at Metz in the French league on Friday. Moussa Dembele scored a penalty deep into first half injury time. Then midfielder Houssem Aouar netted on a counterattack in second half stoppage time, sprinting from halfway and tapping home after Metz's goalkeeper rushed up the field to help his teammates try to equalize.

Lewandowski double edges Bayern past bottom side Paderborn
Lewandowski double edges Bayern past bottom side Paderborn

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich squeezed past bottom side Paderborn 3-2 on Friday as Robert Lewandowski netted twice to spare goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's blushes in their final game before facing Chelsea in the Champions League. Lewandowski now has a league-leading tally of 26 goals in the top flight

Lewandowski scores late, keeps Bayern on track in Bundesliga

Robert Lewandowski scored late for leader Bayern Munich to get a head start on its Bundesliga rivals after a hard-fought 3-2 win over bottom side Paderborn on Friday. The Polish striker scored twice and took his league-leading tally to 25 with the winning goal in the 88th minute, set up like his previous


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