CONCACAF expands its flagship Champions League club competition

CONCACAF is expanding its flagship Champions League club tournament starting, with the door open to more Canadian participation. Starting in 2024, the Champions League will grow from the current 16-team format to having 27 participating clubs including 18 from North America.

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Jones to make United return after 20 months

Phil Jones will return to the Manchester United lineup on Wednesday after a 20-month absence, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed. The 29-year-old defender will be in the starting XI when the Red Devils welcome West Ham to Old Trafford in a third-round League Cup tie.

Chelsea blanks Tottenham to stay among EPL frontrunners

Anything Liverpool can do, Chelsea can do exactly the same. Chelsea continued matching each of Liverpool's results through the first five rounds of the Premier League season by beating Tottenham 3-0 on Sunday.

Manchester United wins after penalty call backfires; Chelsea beats Spurs

Seeing West Ham win a penalty deep into stoppage time, and presented with an unexpected chance to equalize against Manchester United, David Moyes made a bold call.

Brighton extends strong start with win over Leicester

Brighton maintained its impressive start to the Premier League season with a 2-1 win over Leicester on Sunday.

Dieng scores again as Marseille wins to go 2nd; Nice draws

Bamba Dieng’s third goal in two games helped unbeaten Marseille defeat Rennes 2-0 on Sunday and move into second place in the French league behind bitter rival Paris Saint-Germain.

American Hoppe debuts with Mallorca in draw with Villarreal

American forward Matthew Hoppe came off the bench in the second half to make his debut with Mallorca in a 0-0 draw against Villarreal in the Spanish league on Sunday, missing out on the potential winner after his late goal was called off for offside.

Wirtz leads 10-man Leverkusen to win at Stuttgart

Florian Wirtz led 10-man Bayer Leverkusen to a 3-1 win at Stuttgart on Sunday, dealing American coach Pellegrino Matarazzo’s team its third loss in five Bundesliga games this season.

Manchester United

Manchester United

Jones to make United return after 20 months

Phil Jones will return to the Manchester United lineup on Wednesday after a 20-month absence, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed. The 29-year-old defender will be in the starting XI when the Red Devils welcome West Ham to Old Trafford in a third-round League Cup tie.

Jones to make United return after 20 months

LaLiga Santander Matchday 6 preview: Unmissable midweek action

There is a double dose of LaLiga Santander football this week; the first midweek matchday of the season has arrived! 10 top-flight fixtures will be played from Tuesday through Thursday, with some regional rivalries and classic clashes on the agenda.

Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain

Knee injury rules Messi out of PSG-Metz game midweek

Lionel Messi will miss Paris Saint-Germain's next French league game at last-placed Metz after a knock to his left knee.

Whitecaps, Rapids draw

Whitecaps, Rapids draw

CF Montreal beats Fire

CF Montreal beats Fire

CF Montreal blanks Fire for second straight win

A second-half surge propelled CF Montreal to a 2-0 win Sunday over the visiting Chicago Fire FC. Romell Quioto scored for Montreal (10-8-7), with Chicago's Carlos Terán adding an own-goal to Montreal's second straight MLS victory.

CF Montreal blanks Fire for second straight win
Toronto FC

Toronto FC

England, Tottenham star Jimmy Greaves dies at 81

Geoff Hurst remembered Jimmy Greaves as “one of the truly great goal scorers” after he died on Sunday at the age of 81. There was a minute’s applause before Tottenham played in the Premier League against Chelsea, the club where Greaves started his career.

Toronto FC

Toronto FC

Gonzalez goal lifts TFC past Nashville, ends six-game losing streak

Toronto FC snapped a six-game losing streak Saturday, defeating Nashville SC 2-1 on Omar Gonzalez's 79th-minute goal. The six-foot-five defender managed to contort his body to get a leg to a Yeferson Soteldo free kick as he crashed the goal in front of the south stand at BMO Field.

Must See: Epic own goal puts Bayern Munich up 4-0

Vasilis Lampropoulos miscommunicates with his goalkeeper, leading to a shocking own goal at Allianz Arena.

Inter Milan

Inter Milan

No Lukaku, no Conte and no problem for Inter in rout

Even without Romelu Lukaku and Antonio Conte, Inter Milan seems intent on successfully defending its Serie A title. The Nerazzurri completely overwhelmed visiting Bologna 6-1 on Saturday to extend their unbeaten start to the Italian league.

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

Lewandowski scores again as Bayern Munich routs Bochum

Robert Lewandowski scored yet again in Bayern Munich’s 7-0 rout of promoted Bochum in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Lens beats Lille after match interrupted by fan violence

The French league match between Lens and defending champion Lille was interrupted for about 30 minutes after fans from the northern rivals clashed at halftime on Saturday.

Canadian men rise to No. 51 in FIFA rankings

Canada continues its climb up the world soccer ladder, moving eight places to No. 51 in the latest FIFA rankings. It's the highest position for the Canadian men since they were 53rd in October 2009. The country's best ranking was No. 40 in December 1996.

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Toronto FC

Toronto FC

Manchester United

Manchester United

Solskjaer wants Lingard to stay at United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Jesse Lingard's future is at Old Trafford. The Manchester United manager says he's intent on keeping the 28-year-old England forward at the club as he enters the final months of his contract.

Solskjaer wants Lingard to stay at United
CF Montreal

CF Montreal

Toronto FC falls to Inter Miami

Toronto FC falls to Inter Miami

Loss to Bayern exposes Barcelona’s new reality

Barcelona needs to brace for some tough times ahead while adjusting to the post-Lionel Messi era.

Leonardo: Nobody at PSG 'sees the future without' Mbappe

Leonardo: Nobody at PSG 'sees the future without' Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo says the club doesn't even want to contemplate a future without Kylian Mbappe. With the France forward out of contract at season's end and Real Madrid's interest in the player remaining high, Leonardo believes Mbappe will remain the club.

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UEFA Champions League: Sporting CP 1, Ajax 5

UEFA Champions League: Sporting CP 1, Ajax 5

Sebastien Haller produced one of the great Champions League debuts as he netted four goals and Ajax Amsterdam picked apart Portuguese hosts Sporting CP for a one-sided victory at the start of their Group C campaign.

UEFA Champions League: Malmo FF 0, Juventus 3

The damage was done in the first half for Malmo, as Juventus netted three goals, one from Alex Sandro in the 23rd minute, and two right at the half from Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata as Juventus beat Malmo in Champions League action.

Cavani set to miss United's Champions League tie

Cavani set to miss United's Champions League tie

Edinson Cavani will not be traveling with Manchester United for their Tuesday Champions League opener with Swiss side Young Boys. Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the 34-year-old Uruguay striker picked up an undisclosed injury and will be out of action for "a week or so."

FC Edmonton requires fans to be fully vaccinated or provide negative COVID-19 test

FC Edmonton will soon require spectators to be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test before entering Clarke Stadium.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

Benzema nets hat trick as Madrid makes winning return to Bernabeu

With goals by Vinícius Júnior and debutant Eduardo Camavinga and a hat trick by Karim Benzema, Madrid twice came from behind before comfortably beating Celta Vigo 5-2 in the Spanish league on Sunday. The game marked Madrid's return to the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium more than 18 months after it was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Liverpool

Liverpool

Salah reaches 100 EPL goals, Elliott hurt in Liverpool win

Mohamed Salah scored his 100th Premier League goal to set Liverpool on its way to a 3-0 win over Leeds that was marred by a serious ankle injury to Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott on Sunday.

Manchester United

Manchester United

Manchester City

Manchester City

City earns third straight win by beating Leicester

Bernardo Silva earned Manchester City its third straight victory in the English Premier League with a second-half goal to see off Leicester 1-0 on Saturday.

Chelsea

Chelsea

Lukaku marks Chelsea homecoming with two goals in win

Romelu Lukaku held onto the corner flag with the left hand and spread out his right arm to the acclaim of the Chelsea fans. There’s a new scoring king at Stamford Bridge.

Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain

PSG debuts Donnarumma and wins without Messi, Neymar

Midfielder Ander Herrera scored twice and Kylian Mbappe added another as French league leader Paris Saint-Germain routed promoted Clermont 4-0 on Saturday to make it five straight wins.

Juventus

Juventus

No Ronaldo, no wins for Juventus after losing at Napoli

The Bianconeri remained winless in Serie A and slumped to their second consecutive defeat since Ronaldo went back to Manchester United after losing at Napoli 2-1 on Saturday.