With seven weeks to go before the season ends, Chicago Fire and Toronto FC will clash on Saturday night at Toyota Park in the hope of getting points to keep their playoff aspirations alive.
The teams will meet for the third and last time this season with both of them currently out of playoff positions in the Eastern Conference. Toronto FC is in seventh place in the table with 33 points while Chicago stands in ninth place with 29 points. The ‘red line’ currently stands at 36 points so this match will be an opportunity for the Eastern clubs to get closer to the playoff spots.... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch manager has had a difficult start of the season but he is still confident that the club can become Premier League champions.
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal is confident that the ‘Red Devils’ can turn things around and contend for the title despite having struggled in the beginning of the season with only two points collected after three matches. Still, the former Netherlands national team coach believes that his team can finish at least in the top three positions.
Following a summer ‘exodus&rsquo... Read the rest of the article »
Complete live coverage of the Group Stage kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 16 across ESPN platforms
The UEFA Champions League returns to ESPN next week Tuesday, September 16 and Wednesday, September 17 at 2:30 p.m. ET with exclusive Spanish-language telecast of eight matches on ESPN Deportes TV, ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. The live UEFA Champions League action will include the Real Madrid season-debut against FC Basel 1893 on Tues. followed by Bayern Munchen vs. Manchester City on Wed. ESPN3 will... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will welcome Athletic Bilbao to the Camp Nou in a La Liga encounter on Saturday, the 13th of September.
The Blaugrana have two wins out of two so far and they will be looking for a third consecutive win when they face Ernesto Valverde’s Athletic Bilbao. The hosts were against Villarreal in their last match a fixture they won through a solitary goal from La Liga debutant Sandro Ramirez. The 19 year old scored a scrappy winner in the 82nd minute after good work from Lionel Messi to give Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
The Frenchman scored the game-winning goal against SKC last Saturday and was voted Week’s 26 Goal of the Week.
Last Saturday, Thierry Henry proved that he still has quality to score fascinating goals as he blasted in the winner for the New York Red Bulls against Sporting Kansas City.
The goal came in the 52th minute, the Red Bulls were leading 1-0 when the former Arsenal player grabbed the ball in the right edge of the box, cut in, and then blasted a right-footed shot to the upper corner. Sporting... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian star will be at tonight's match against Puebla, where he'll be unveiled during half time. His debut may take place on Tuesday's match against Tigres.
Just three hours after arriving into Mexico, Ronaldinho was officially unveiled as a player for Club Queretaro. In a press conference held at a Mexico City hotel, the former Barcelona and AC Milan player stated he is not in the final hours of his career:
"This is a fresh start for me, I'm highly motivated by this challenge. I get here to play like I've used to in all my other teams, I want... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern might welcome back Franck Ribery this weekend; they will hope for a much better result than that against Schalke against old rivals, VfB Stuttgart.
The situation is the same but the opponent is different; Bayern takes on yet another crisis stricken team in VfB Stuttgart. Stuttgart's loss to FC Köln displayed just how problematic their current situation is. Losing 0-2 against a newly promoted side is never positive. Schalke came into their match against Bayern in a similar situation prior to the international break and managed to... Read the rest of the article »
Philadelphia Union and New York Red Bulls will clash at PPL Park on Saturday afternoon looking to remain in playoff positions in the Eastern Conference.
The New York Red Bulls are looking to reach a third consecutive win following victories against D.C. United on Wednesday and Sporting Kansas City last Saturday. On the other hand, Philadelphia Union will try to have a good start in their first of three matches in the next eight days; including the US Open Cup final on Tuesday.
These teams will meet for the third and last time this season, with... Read the rest of the article »
Ancelotti refused to reveal his starting eleven, but anticipated Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will be leading the team on the pitch.
After a tough loss at Anoeta against Real Sociedad, Carlo Ancelotti shifts focus to try and turn things around for Real Madrid against city rival Atletico. The Italian manager made it clear Madrid's playing style will not change despite of the recent results, adding Cristiano Ronaldo will start the game at Santiago Bernabeu:
"We won't change neither our formation nor our philosophy. We... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico’s president angrily answered critics that claim Simeone’s crew plays using excessive force against their rivals.
Following claims from some critics that establish Atletico Madrid's playing style is too violent, the club's president Enrique Cerezo replied while supporting Diego Simeone's players:
"There are some members of the press that speak without thinking. They deem our team to be too violent. Yo have to ignore them, because it's pretty clear they do it to pile pressure on the referees. They are... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga resumes this weekend after the international break. Watch all the matches live on Match day 3 from the 12th to the 15th of September as LiveSoccerTV brings you extensive details of broadcast schedule, live online streaming and TV listings.
La Liga is all set to recommence for the first time following the transfer deadline day which was rather quiet for the biggest clubs in Spain. In the pick of fixtures Real Madrid will lock horns with Atletico in a match which could ultimately have a huge impact on the title race.
The two sides went toe to toe last season but it was Atletico who pulled the shock of the season after winning the... Read the rest of the article »
Plus, complete coverage from Las Vegas of the rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos “Chino” Maidana
Telemundo presents a weekend of can’t miss content on “Titulares Telemundo,” beginning Saturday, September 13th at 11PM/10C. Airing that night will be an exclusive interview with Mexican soccer legend Cuauhtémoc Blanco. The star player, currently based in Puebla of the Liga MX, talks about which team he would like to play for when he finally hangs up his jersey, and his plans... Read the rest of the article »
During his unveling as a Manchester United player, the Colombian striker stated he arrives with the intention of landing a permanent deal with the Red Devils
One of this summer's big transfers was, without a doubt, the one that involved Radamel Falcao. The Colombian striker was finally unveiled with his new team along with fellow teammate Daley Blind. Notoriously happy, Falcao told the press he will work to extend his stint as a Red Devil for a long time:
"I hope to stay many years in Manchester United and make history at this club. When I was... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Arsenal vs Manchester City open Matchday 4 of the 2014/15 English Premier League with a bang! Get live online/TV listings of all EPL fixtures from 13 September 2014 to 15 September 2014.
The EPL has been missed! Only three weeks after kicking off, the current season had to be interrupted by the international break. English stars like Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck resume club football on a positive note, thanks to wins against Norway and Switzerland.
However, the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying campaign is far from reaching its climax and friendly matches aren’t necessarily... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern, Dortmund, Schalke, Wolfsburg and Gladbach are chasing Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga table; can Leverkusen sustain a title challenge?
The third Matchday of the Bundesliga kicks off with current leaders Bayer Leverkusen taking on Werder Bremen. Every season, at one point, there is a discussion about Leverkusen's title credentials. However, the conservations are not long lived as Leverkusen goes about their business, losing and drawing repeatedly in "Neverkusen" style soon after the topic is brought about by... Read the rest of the article »
Winless at home in over 10 years against Benfica in league play, V. Setúbal will be hopeful they can put an end to that trend. Watch live on TV as these two sides kick off matchday four in the Primeira Liga.
Since being dismissed from Sporting CP in 2012, Domingos Paciência has struggled to find a permanent home. Brief stints with Deportivo de la Coruña and Kayserispor did not end well, and the former Portuguese international is back in his home country, this time in charge of V. Setúbal.
The Sadinos have been far from impressive away from home, but in their only match in front... Read the rest of the article »
After the international break, Ligue 1 resumes with round 5 from Sept 12-14, 2014. Full broadcast schedule, live online stream, and TV listings available on LiveSoccerTV.
After a hiatus for international friendlies and qualifying matches, Ligue 1 will resume action today, with two sides that have had a poor start to the season--Lyon and Monaco--kicking this off this Friday afternoon. However, with just one point separating the 15th placed visitors from their 17th placed hosts, Lyon might be feeling a bit more confident against last season's runners-up.
The reason... Read the rest of the article »
The 2014/15 English Premier League campaign resumes on a fine note for Chelsea FC as two of their stars, Diego Costa and Petr Cech, have collected individual Premier League awards.
It was announced on Friday morning: Diego Costa has scooped the August 2014 Barclays Premier League Player of the Month award. The Brazilian-born Spanish international is experiencing his very first season in England, having left Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer window.
With a 2013/14 La Liga medal around his neck, Diego Costa has taken absolutely no time to settle his game in the... Read the rest of the article »
Tom Cleverley might be a target for trolls on the internet but the player has refused to let criticism spoil his motivation, following his loan move to Aston Villa.
It was with huge relief that many Manchester United fans celebrated the departure of Tom Cleverley on Twitter, ten days ago. Trolls erupted on this social media network but the player wouldn't let that get to his head.
"You don’t turn into a bad player just because someone says it on Twitter. I probably wasn’t the only [Man] United player to get it last year. For as long as... Read the rest of the article »
A clash at the top of the Western Conference takes place on Friday night when leaders Seattle Sounders host Real Salt Lake at CenturyLink field.
The teams will meet for the third time this season with Seattle Sounders leading the West with 51 points and Real Salt Lake in third place with 46 points. With less than seven weeks until the regular season ends, the five-point gap will give the match a special meaning in the fight for the top spots in the Western Conference.
In terms of recent results, Seattle Sounders reached their third straight... Read the rest of the article »