Professional soccer

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates his team's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Sep. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
September 01, 2018 - 5:14 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema scored twice to lead Real Madrid over Leganes 4-1 in the Spanish league on Saturday, including one goal awarded by an overrule from the video assistant referee. At 1-1 in the 48th minute and with Leganes holding its own, Benzema skillfully headed in an out-...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, left, is challenged by Parma's Antonino Barilla', right, and Massimo Gobbi during the Serie A soccer match between Parma and Juventus at the Tardini Stadium in Parma, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (Elisabetta Baracchi/ANSA via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 5:01 pm
ROME (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is still scoreless after three matches with Juventus. Juventus, however, is doing just fine. Mario Mandzukic scored one and set up another with a backheel pass as the Bianconeri won at promoted Parma 2-1 on Saturday to remain perfect. With Portugal Prime Minister...
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Manchester City's Kyle Walker celebrates with Riyad Mahrez, left, and John Stones, right, after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
September 01, 2018 - 3:07 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Kyle Walker drove in the winning goal from 30 meters as Manchester City broke down Newcastle's dogged resilience in a 2-1 victory in the English Premier League on Saturday. The England right back received the ball from Sergio Aguero, took a touch, and fired an angled shot...
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PSG's Kylian Mbappe vies the ball during their League One soccer match between Nimes and Paris Saint-Germain at Jean-Bouin stadium in Nimes, southern France, Saturday Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
September 01, 2018 - 1:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal and got sent off right at the end of a pulsating 4-2 win at Nimes in the French league on Saturday. Two weeks after coming off the bench to score twice against Guingamp, he bailed out PSG with an unstoppable 77th-minute strike to make it 3-2...
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Brighton & Hove Albion's Glenn Murray, right, celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with teammate Solly March during their English Premier League soccer match against Fulham at the AMEX Stadium, Brighton, England, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 12:39 pm
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Glenn Murray scored twice as Brighton rallied to draw with Fulham 2-2 in their first-ever meeting in the English Premier League on Saturday. The veteran striker equalized with a late penalty at Amex Stadium, having halved the deficit with 23 minutes remaining. Fulham, whose...
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Liverpool's goalkeeper Alisson, center, makes a save during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
September 01, 2018 - 9:27 am
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Liverpool survived an embarrassing mistake from Brazil goalkeeper Alisson to beat Leicester 2-1 on Saturday for a fourth straight win to open the Premier League season. Attempting a Cruyff turn in his own area to get round Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho, Alisson got...
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AC Milan's Patrick Cutrone celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Roma at the Milan San Siro Stadium, Italy, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. AC Milan won 2-1. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
August 31, 2018 - 4:53 pm
MILAN (AP) — What was hyped as the first "American derby" in Serie A was won by the Italian league's newest U.S.-owned team with a last-gasp goal. Patrick Cutrone came off the bench to score five minutes into stoppage time for AC Milan to beat Roma 2-1 on Friday. It was the first meeting between...
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Usain Bolt participates in a friendly trial match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Central Coast Select in Gosford, Australia, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Bolt, who holds the world records for the 100- and 200-meter sprints and is an eight-time Olympic gold medalist, is hoping to earn a contract with the Mariners for the 2018-19 season in Australia's top-flight competition. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)
August 31, 2018 - 9:18 am
GOSFORD, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt's soccer debut for the Central Coast Mariners on Friday lasted about 20 minutes against an amateur local team and with almost 10,000 people in the crowd. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is trying to become a professional soccer player and has been given a...
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho shouts out from the touchline during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
August 30, 2018 - 4:52 pm
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ___ ENGLAND The pressure on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will ratchet up if the team loses at Burnley on Sunday for a third straight defeat in the Premier League. United has lost to Brighton and Tottenham in its last two...
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Former Brazilian international soccer player Kaka shows the name of Juventus during the UEFA Champions League draw at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
August 30, 2018 - 4:04 pm
MONACO (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together at the Champions League group stage on Thursday. After winning four titles at Real Madrid, and one with United, Ronaldo aims to end Juventus' 23-year...
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