Find out the date and details of the 2019 Champions League final. Where is the 2019 Champions League final being played? The final will be played at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, the capital of Spain. The stadium has a capacity of 67,829. The ground is the home of La Liga side Atletico Madrid. It opened
Mohamed Salah set tongues a-wagging when he posted a photo on his Instagram account showing him out and about in New York city. With Liverpool knee-deep in a Premier League title race and due to play Huddersfield on Friday night, Salah shared an image of himself at Serafina pizzeria, an Italian restaurant in the Meatpacking
Juventus were often second-best against Fiorentina, but the Bianconeri did enough to clinch their eighth straight Serie A title and 35th overall. Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus celebrate their record eighth straight Serie A title after beating Fiorentina. Italian Serie A: German Pezzella own goal (53′) Juventus 2-1 Fiorentina Cristiano Ronaldo has said it is “1,000
The ESPN FC panel say Lionel Messi alone makes Barcelona favourites over Liverpool. Are the Reds good enough to stop him? BARCELONA, Spain — Ernesto Valverde hopes the goal Philippe Coutinho scored against Manchester United will feed his confidence ahead of a reunion with Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals. Coutinho, 26, has endured a
FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants Qatar to have a co-host and will present an expansion proposal at June’s congress in Paris. ESPN FC’s Jeff Carlisle reports from the FIFA council meeting in Miami, which opened the door for a 48-team World Cup in Qatar in 2022. The draw for the first phase of Asia’s qualifying
Tim Howard chats with Alexis Nunes about the meanings of some of his favorite tattoos while getting Inked with the Everton slogan. Goals from Tom Cairney and Ryan Babel gave relegated Fulham a deserved 2-0 win over a disappointing Everton side at Craven Cottage. Everton midfielder Andre Gomes was suspended three matches on Tuesday after accepting
ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Mark Donaldson square off in predicting who will advance to the Champions League semifinals. Following Mohamed Salah’s goal-of-the-season contender, ESPN FC’s Steve Nicol explains why the Liverpool forward cannot be underestimated. Leicester City’s four-match winning run is over thanks to an Ayoze Perez header, which moves Newcastle three points closer
Major League Soccer doesn’t really do undefeated teams, at least not for long. There are too many ways to trip in a league where even the worst clubs can sometimes sneak a win through either poor opponent finishing and or a bit of luck. This year, three teams have made it to mid-April without a
Football great Pele was hospitalised in Paris on Wednesday because of a urinary infection following a meeting with Kylian Mbappe in the French capital, his spokesman said. Pepito Fornos told The Associated Press the three-time World Cup champion will be in hospital for up to two days. “He was a little shaky and they detected
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2:21 PM ET Edin Dzeko scored his first home goal in almost a year to seal a 1-0 win for AS Roma over Udinese that moves them into fourth place in Serie A. Claudio Ranieri’s side pulled two points clear of AC Milan, who face Lazio later on Saturday, in the final Champions League spot.
Despite a comfortable 2-0 win over Napoli in the Europa League, the ESPN FC panel are concerned Arsenal’s form away from home can doom then in leg 2. Arsenal have launched an investigation into a video which appears to show a supporter racially abusing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. In the video, filmed during Thursday’s Europa
Our ESPN FC crew discuss whether Ajax can knock off another European giant away from home following their 1-1 draw with Juventus at home. Juventus boss Massiliano Allegri has said Cristiano Ronaldo is unlikely to feature in Saturday’s clash at SPAL, where victory would see them crowned Serie A champions for an eighth consecutive season.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants Qatar to have a co-host and will present an expansion proposal at June’s congress in Paris. The chances of FIFA increasing the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48 is 50/50, the president of world football’s governing body Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday.
Steven Gerrard accepted a charge of misconduct after Sunday’s loss to Celtic. Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has been handed a one-match touchline ban after accepting a charge of misconduct following Sunday’s 2-1 defeat in the Scottish Premiership by Glasgow rivals Celtic. The Scottish FA said the former England captain had taken a fixed offer. The
Timothy Weah celebrates his goal against St. Mirren on Wednesday. United States forward Tim Weah said it was an “amazing feeling” to celebrate a goal in his first start for two months in Celtic’s 2-0 win at St. Mirren in the Scottish Premier League on Wednesday. The 19-year-old put Celtic ahead in the 15th minute Wednesday night
2:25 AM ET Nicolas Lodeiro scored his second goal of the season, and the Seattle Sounders survived several other missed chances to preserve a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Sunday night. Cristian Roldan provided the service for Lodeiro’s winner as Seattle (4-0-1, 13 points) remained unbeaten to move into second in the Western
6:03 PM ET Sporting Kansas City and FC Cincinnati played to a 1-1 draw in the first-ever match between the two clubs Sunday afternoon at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati. Cincinnati had a free kick just outside the box in the final seconds of stoppage time, but Leonardo Bertone’s attempt sailed just over the bar. Sporting
It took just six weeks for a consensus top team to emerge from the pack in the 2019 MLS season. While several teams can claim to be among the league’s elite, just one is undefeated and has a double-digit goal differential. Bob Bradley’s LAFC is playing attractive, attacking soccer while showing a ruthlessness that should
12:47 PM ET Champions Bayern Munich stumbled to a 1-1 draw at Freiburg to hand the Bundesliga top spot back to Borussia Dortmund, who beat Wolfsburg 2-0. Bayern, who had won 13 of their previous 14 league games, cancelled out Lucas Hoeler’s third minute goal with Robert Lewandowski’s 199th Bundesliga goal in the 22nd minute.