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Liverpool lay down Premier League marker in Arsenal win
Liverpool lay down Premier League marker in Arsenal win

Liverpool came from behind to maintain a perfect start to their Premier League title defence as goals from Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Diogo Jota saw off a resilient Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield.

Seven American players to watch in final weeks of transfer window
Seven American players to watch in final weeks of transfer window

Who could join Antonee Robinson, Weston McKennie, and (probably) Sergino Dest as USMNT players finding new homes this year?

Genoa has 12 more virus cases, taking total to 14

GENOA, Italy (AP) -- Genoa says another 12 members of the match squad have the coronavirus, taking the total number of cases at the Serie A club to 14.

Andy Robertson gets Liverpool in front of Arsenal
Andy Robertson gets Liverpool in front of Arsenal

Andy Robertson atones for his earlier mistake, lifting his shot over Bernd Leno after making an unmarked run to the back post to put Liverpool in front of Arsenal.

Sadio Mane hits back immediately for Liverpool
Sadio Mane hits back immediately for Liverpool

Sadio Mane taps in after Bernd Leno saves Mohamed Salah's initial effort to pull Liverpool level within minutes of Arsenal taking the lead.

Lacazette gives Arsenal the lead against Liverpool
Lacazette gives Arsenal the lead against Liverpool

Andy Robertson's miscue sets up Alexandre Lacazette to put Arsenal in front of Liverpool against the run of play at Anfield.

Premier League returns 10 positive coronavirus cases
Premier League returns 10 positive coronavirus cases

Ten Premier League players or staff tested positive for coronavirus over the past week, the highest number of infections since the English top-flight returned from a three-month layoff in June.

Fulham's defense exposed again in 3-0 loss to Villa in EPL

Fulham maintained its unwanted record of conceding at least three goals in each game since the team's return to the English Premier League by losing to Aston Villa 3-0 on Monday. It is now 10 goals conceded and three defeats in three games for the promoted southwest London club after midfielders Jack Grealish and Conor Hourihane scored in the first half at Craven Cottage and defender Tyrone Mings added on soon after the break. All the goals came from dreadful defending by Fulham, which conceded a league-high 81 goals the last time the team was in the top division, in 2018-19.

Boateng joins Berlusconi
Boateng joins Berlusconi's ambitious Monza

Kevin-Prince Boateng on Monday signed for Italian Serie B side Monza where he rejoins former AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi.

Hourihane doubles Aston Villa
Hourihane doubles Aston Villa's lead over Fulham

Conor Hourihane slots a precise finish into the bottom corner to finish off a flowing Aston Villa move and give the visitors a 2-0 advantage against Fulham.

Jack Grealish gets Aston Villa off to flying start
Jack Grealish gets Aston Villa off to flying start

John McGinn finds Jack Grealish with a great ball, and the Aston Villa captain fires his side into the lead inside five minutes at Craven Cottage.

Liverpool
Liverpool's Karius joins Union Berlin on loan

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has joined Bundesliga side Union Berlin on a season-long loan, the Premier League champions announced on Monday.

How Thiago fits into Liverpool
How Thiago fits into Liverpool's lineup

Robbie Mustoe goes to the tactics board to analyze how new signing Thiago fits Liverpool's system as he and the Reds prepare to host Arsenal on Monday.

Transfer news: Kante to Man United; Dest to Barcelona
Transfer news: Kante to Man United; Dest to Barcelona

In the latest transfer news N'Golo Kante to Manchester United is reported, while USMNT right back Sergino Dest to Barcelona is almost complete.

Home of the Fighting Spirit | Sebastian Lletget
Home of the Fighting Spirit | Sebastian Lletget

Sebastian Lletget's passion for soccer runs in his family's blood. The MLS midfielder describes his full journey from West Ham to the L.A. Galaxy.

Mourinho says Spurs fixture pile-up rules out League Cup bid
Mourinho says Spurs fixture pile-up rules out League Cup bid

Jose Mourinho has blamed football chiefs for effectively preventing Tottenham Hotspur from fighting for League Cup success and fears more injuries as his side face three games in six days.

Lampard says Chelsea need time to gel
Lampard says Chelsea need time to gel

Frank Lampard says he is struggling to find the time to work with his new-look Chelsea team on the training pitch as the fixtures come thick and fast.

Chelsea issue Pulisic injury update; Mendy debut?
Chelsea issue Pulisic injury update; Mendy debut?

A Christian Pulisic injury update has arrived, as the USMNT star is edging ever closer to a return to action for Chelsea.

Paraguayan club president gets lifetime ban for match manipulation
Paraguayan club president gets lifetime ban for match manipulation

FIFA said that Marco Trovato, who has held the position since 2014, also failed to collaborate during disciplinary proceedings. FIFA said the decision was related to "a series of matches that took place between 2018 and 2019" although it did not say which matches were involved or which competitions they were played in.

Bayern feeling effects of storied season as fixtures pile up

Hangovers are common in Munich in Oktoberfest season, and Bayern Munich is certainly feeling the effects of its exertions last season. ''We are very tired,'' midfielder Thomas Muller said after the Sevilla game. Last season's success will create more fixture congestion for Bayern this week with the German Super Cup match against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday in Munich.

Roma legend Totti visits girl awakened from coma by his voice
Roma legend Totti visits girl awakened from coma by his voice

Roma legend Francesco Totti on Monday visited a teenage girl in hospital who emerged from a nine-month coma after hearing a recording of the former Italian football star's voice.

Diego Costa on Luis Suarez: "I
Diego Costa on Luis Suarez: "I'll fight, he can bite!"

Diego Costa - Luis Suarez is a frightening partnership up top for Atletico Madrid and Diego Simeone, and it appears that Costa has a plan to cause havoc. [ MORE: How to watch PL in the USA ]    Costa, 31, is known for irritating opposition players and being a master wind-up merchant. With Suarez arriving

African leagues: Raja lead thrilling Moroccan title chase
African leagues: Raja lead thrilling Moroccan title chase

Triple African champions Raja Casablanca took a two-point lead at the weekend in a thrilling three-club chase for the Moroccan title.

Al-Nasr becomes first Arab club to sign Israeli footballer
Al-Nasr becomes first Arab club to sign Israeli footballer

An Arab club has for the first time signed an Israeli footballer, Diaa Sabia, less than two weeks after the UAE normalised ties with the Jewish state.

African players in Europe: Guardiola hails
African players in Europe: Guardiola hails 'exceptional' Mahrez

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hailed Algeria star Riyad Mahrez as he scrambled to find any positives after a stunning 5-2 home loss to Leicester City at the weekend.

Mainz fires coach Beierlorzer after losses, player unrest

Bundesliga club Mainz fired its coach Achim Beierlorzer on Monday after the team lost its first two Bundesliga games and players boycotted a training session. Mainz said assistant coach Jan-Moritz Lichte will take charge of the team ''until further notice'' and the club will continue an investigation of the team's troubled start to the season.

Benfica agree to sell Ruben Dias to Man City, Otamendi to move in opposite direction
Benfica agree to sell Ruben Dias to Man City, Otamendi to move in opposite direction

Benfica have agreed a deal to sell defender Ruben Dias to Manchester City for 68 million euros ($79.2m) with Nicolas Otamendi moving in the opposite direction in a separate deal for 15 million euros, the Portuguese giants have announced.

Barcelona and Suárez quickly moving on after tough breakup
Barcelona and Suárez quickly moving on after tough breakup

It was a difficult breakup for Luis Suarez and Barcelona. Suarez had a hard time accepting that he was not wanted anymore. Barcelona worried it made the wrong decision by allowing him to join one of its rivals.

Persepolis drawn with Pakhtakor after stunning Xavi
Persepolis drawn with Pakhtakor after stunning Xavi

Iran's Persepolis were drawn against Uzbek team Pakhtakor in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals on Monday after their shock win over Al Sadd, who are coached by Barcelona legend Xavi.

Koeman delighted with dream Barca start
Koeman delighted with dream Barca start

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: POST-MATCH NEWS CONFERENCE WITH BARCELONA COACH RONALD KOEMAN, STILL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM BARCELONA'S WIN AGAINST VILLARREAL, STILL PHOTOGRAPHS OF LUIS SUAREZ PLAYING AND SCORING FOR ATLETICO MADRID SHOWS: BARCELONA, SPAIN (SEPTEMBER 27, 2020) (MEDIAPRO/LA LIGA - FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALE) 1. BARCELONA COACH, RONALD KOEMAN ARRIVING FOR NEWS CONFERENCE 2. JOURNALIST ASKING QUESTION VIA ZOOM NEWS CONFERENCE 3. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) BARCELONA COACH, RONALD KOEMAN, SAYING: (OFFICIAL TRANSLATION) "I'm very happy with how we played in the...

Leicester boss Rodgers hails
Leicester boss Rodgers hails 'sensational' Vardy after Man City romp

Brendan Rodgers hailed Jamie Vardy's "incredible view of football" after the Leicester talisman scored a hat-trick for the Premier League pacesetters in their 5-2 victory against Manchester City.

Marriage Equality Is
Marriage Equality Is 'in Danger,' Says Supreme Court Victor Jim Obergefell

Jim Obergefell, in whose name marriage equality became the law of the land in 2015 after he successfully presented his case to the Supreme Court, believes it is now "in danger" with the likely appointment to the court of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett.Obergefell, 54, told The Daily Beast he has been dealing "with the feeling of devastation" over the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Now Judge Barrett's nomination has brought an "overwhelming fear about LGBTQ+ rights and women's rights and so many things," he said. "I feel what I, and the many other marriage equality plaintiffs fought for, is at more risk than ever before."Kiss Your Rights Goodbye When Amy Coney Barrett Joins...

LAFC gives up two late goals in
LAFC gives up two late goals in 'bad loss' to Earthquakes

Despite putting pressure on the Earthquakes most of the night, LAFC squanders a chance to win a second straight game by giving up a pair of late goals.

Not enough intensity? Galaxy
Not enough intensity? Galaxy's free fall continues with loss to Seattle Sounders

A month ago, the Galaxy appeared to be in prime position to make the expanded MLS playoffs. Sunday's 3-1 loss to Seattle showed how far they've fallen.

Yuelli, San Jose shock LAFC 2-1 in late match victory

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jackson Yueill's tap-in goal in extra time lifted San Jose to a 2-1 comeback win over LAFC on Sunday night.

Timbers score early and hold off the Whitecaps 1-0
Timbers score early and hold off the Whitecaps 1-0

Felipe Mora scored in the opening minutes and the Timbers held off the Whitecaps 1-0 on Sunday night in Vancouver's first ''home'' match in Portland. Travel restrictions forced Major League Soccer's Canadian teams to find temporary homes in the United States for the remainder of the season. Whitecaps signage, including ads for the team's sponsors, circled the field Sunday.

Roldan scores 2 goals, Sounders beat Galaxy 3-1

Cristian Roldan scored his first two goals of the season, Jordan Morris added a goal and an assist, and the Seattle Sounders beat the LA Galaxy 3-1 on Sunday night. Morris ran onto a long rolling ball on the left side by Nouhou Tolo, worked his way to the near post before slipping a pass to Roldan for the sliding finish from point-blank range to open the scoring in the 12th minute. It was the 25-year-old midfielder's first goal since scoring twice against LA on September 1, 2019.

Putna helps Real Salt Lake keep pace with Minnesota United

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Andrew Putna made seven saves for Real Salt Lake in a scoreless draw with Minnesota United on Sunday night.

Gallese, Orlando City survive a man down, tie Dallas 0-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Pedro Gallese had his second MLS shutout and Orlando City played a man down for the final 20-plus minutes in a 0-0 tie with Dallas on Sunday night.

Portland Timbers
Portland Timbers' Felipe Mora's early strike leads to three points against Vancouver

Give us Mora that!

Revolution vs. D.C. United highlights: Revs
Revolution vs. D.C. United highlights: Revs' two late goals propel them to victory

The Revolution earned their second consecutive win on Sunday night as they topped D.C. United, 2-0.

Beric, Herbers lift Chicago Fire past Atlanta United, 2-0

CHICAGO (AP) -- Robert Beric scored his fourth goal in four games and the Chicago Fire beat the Atlanta United 2-0 on Sunday night.

Toronto FC beats MLS-leading Crew 3-1 in Connecticut
Toronto FC beats MLS-leading Crew 3-1 in Connecticut

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Alejandro Pozuelo broke a tie in the 59th minute and Toronto FC beat the MLS-leading Columbus Crew 3-1 on Sunday night in their temporary home in Connecticut.

Church says Cardinal Pell returning to Vatican in crisis
Church says Cardinal Pell returning to Vatican in crisis

Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' former finance minister, will soon return to the Vatican during an extraordinary economic scandal for the first time since he was cleared of child abuse allegations in Australia five months ago, a church agency said Monday. Pell will fly back to Rome on Tuesday, CathNews, an information agency of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference said, citing "sources close to" Pell. Pell's return follows Francis last week firing one of the cardinal's most powerful opponents, Cardinal Angelo Becciu, over a financial scandal.

Fontana, Przybylko help Union beat Inter Miami 3-0
Fontana, Przybylko help Union beat Inter Miami 3-0

Anthony Fontana, Ilson Pereira and Brenden Aaronson scored, Kacper Przybylko had two assists and the Philadelphia Union beat Inter Miami 3-0 on Sunday night. The 20-year-old Fontana sprinted onto a ball from Przybylko at the top of the box, cut right to evade a defender and the blasted a rising right-footer just inside the near post to open the scoring in the 25th minute. Fontana, who started for just the second time in his career, has four goals in the last four games.

Bou, Buska score late goals; Revolution beat D.C. United 2-0

Gustavo Bou and Adam Buska scored in the closing minutes and the New England Revolution beat D.C. United 2-0 on Sunday night. Matt Turner had three saves for his fifth shutout of the season. Bou opened the scoring in the 86th minute, taking a pass from Cristian Penilla and beating goalkeeper Bill Hamid with a rolling right-footer from near the spot.

Tom Barlow scores twice to help Red Bulls beat Impact 4-1
Tom Barlow scores twice to help Red Bulls beat Impact 4-1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) -- Tom Barlow scored twice to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Montreal Impact 4-1 on Sunday night.

Ronaldo double rescues a point for Juventus at Roma
Ronaldo double rescues a point for Juventus at Roma

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to salvage a point for 10-man Juventus in a 2-2 draw at Roma as Napoli hammered Genoa 6-0 in Serie A on Sunday.

Brazilian soccer game goes ahead despite COVID-19 outbreak

SAO PAULO (AP) -- A top judge authorized a top-flight Brazilian soccer match to go ahead Sunday despite a risk of COVID-19 contagion among players.

Serie A: Lozano scores twice for Napoli; 10-man Juve drop points to Roma
Serie A: Lozano scores twice for Napoli; 10-man Juve drop points to Roma

Napoli sit atop Serie A after two games, while Juventus stumble out of the starting blocks.


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