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7:55 AM ET Chelsea are risking losing Antonio Rudiger on a free transfer next summer as they refuse to meet his demands over a new contract, sources have told ESPN. The 28-year-old has entered the final year of his existing deal at Stamford Bridge and there has been little progress in talks over an extension
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9:51 AM ET FIFA said it has fan backing for the much-criticised plan to shift to a biennial World Cup after releasing a summary of the results of an opinion survey of supporters. The proposals, which have been outlined by FIFA’s head of global football development, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, have been met with
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6:39 AM ET Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino warned it would take some time for his formidable attacking trio to shine after they disappointed in a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge in their Champions League opener on Wednesday. Lionel Messi hit the woodwork on his first start with PSG but he failed to add to
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2:12 AM ET Santiago Ormeno and Santiago Colombatto struck as Club Leon sealed their place in the Leagues Cup final with a 2-0 win over 10-man Pumas UNAM on Wednesday. The Liga MX side will face Seatle Sounders of Major League Soccer in the Las Vegas showpiece on Sept. 22 in what will be the
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4:52 PM ET Liverpool beat AC Milan 3-2 in their Champions League opener as Jordan Henderson‘s stunning effort settled a classic encounter at Anfield on Wednesday. Jurgen Klopp made a raft of changes with Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane starting on the substitutes bench, but his side raced out of the blocks and took
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4:59 PM ET Christopher Nkunku scored a hat trick for RB Leipzig but ended on the losing side in a nine-goal thriller as Manchester City, last season’s Champions League runners-up, made a positive start in Group A with a 6-3 win at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Defender Nathan Ake put City ahead in the
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10:52 AM ET Manchester City lost 2-1 against Tottenham in their first home game of the Women’s Super League season. Getty Images Manchester City defender Esme Morgan suffered a broken leg in the Women’s Super League game against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Morgan, 20, was stretchered off after colliding with Spurs’ Ashleigh Neville in City’s 2-1
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8:03 AM ET Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott suffered a dislocated ankle against Leeds United at the weekend. Mike Egerton/PA Images via Getty Images Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott, who sustained a horror ankle injury following a tackle from Leeds United‘s Pascal Struijk, has said he disagrees with the decision to uphold the ban for the defender. Elliott suffered
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5:50 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has backed Jesse Lingard to bounce back as the club face a make-or-break run of fixtures next month following their shock Champions League defeat to Young Boys. After starting their European campaign in the worst possible fashion in Switzerland on Tuesday night, there is increased
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4:58 AM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has said he expects Kylian Mbappe to stay beyond this season and denied that the club received a final deadline day offer worth €200 million from Real Madrid for the forward. PSG begin their Champions League campaign on Wednesday as they travel to
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4:51 PM ET Champions League holders Chelsea got their new campaign off to a winning start as they beat Zenit St Petersburg 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday thanks to Romelu Lukaku‘s goal. Thomas Tuchel’s side struggled to break down the Russian champions in their first Champions League match since beating Manchester City in last
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4:50 PM ET Two goals from Robert Lewandowski and one from Thomas Muller propelled Bayern Munich to a 3-0 win at Barcelona in their opening Champions League game on Tuesday in another brutal demonstration of the gulf in class between the two sides. – ESPN+ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more (U.S.)– Stream ESPN
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8:36 AM ET Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott applauded the supporters while he was stretched off at Elland Road. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Jurgen Klopp has said Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott will undergo surgery in London on Tuesday to repair a dislocated ankle sustained during Sunday’s Premier League victory against Leeds United at Elland Road. Elliott, 18, was
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8:39 AM ET Andrew Cesare Richardson Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not feature in AC Milan‘s visit to Anfield to face Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday after he was left at home as a precaution following an Achilles’ tendon strain. The Sweden forward made his first appearance since May 9 on Sunday when he scored
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9:42 AM ET Kyle Bonagura Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Pac-12. Joined ESPN in 2014. Attended Washington State University. Jeff Carlisle Close U.S. soccer correspondent Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. It was another weekend of thrills in Major League Soccer, as the New England Revolution (Eastern Conference)
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11:28 AM ET The league clash between Nice and Marseille which was abandoned last month due to crowd trouble will be replayed on Oct. 27, France’s Ligue 1 said on Monday. The match was abandoned in the 75th minute when Nice supporters threw water bottles as Marseille were about to take a corner. – ESPN+
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7:30 AM ET Barcelona will start their Champions League defence in the first-ever group stage in the women’s tournament against Arsenal, Hoffenheim and HB Koge in Group C while finalists Chelsea will play Wolfsburg, Juventus and Servette FCCF in Group A. Last season’s semifinalists Paris Saint-Germain come up against Breidablik, Real Madrid and Kharkhiv in
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