The former Atletico Madrid striker might have picked up another hamstring injury during the Blues' match against Barcelona this Tuesday.
Chelsea's pre-season in North America may have left some casualties after all, since Diego Costa seems to have picked up another injury during the Blues' Tuesday match against Barcelona. Costa's hamstring problems have haunted him since he arrived at Stamford Bridge last summer, and this new injury could represent a problem for Mourinho, who would have to start either Loic Remy or recently acquired... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos want to close their Chinese tour with a victory over the Rossoneri, who defeated them during their last meeting in December. Check out the live streaming & TV info below.
The International Champions Cup will have its final game in China. This time, Real Madrid will be gunning for their third consecutive victory in the tournament when they face AC Milan at Shanghai Stadium. Real Madrid easily dismissed Inter Milan on Monday, while the Rossoneri did the same against their neighbors with a wonderful goal y Philippe Mexes.
Coach Rafael Benitez seems to be finding... Read the rest of the article »
From Benitez’s weight to Montserrat Seara’s inability to control her husband’s weight, nothing was off the table for The Special One.
Knowing Jose Mourinho and the type of character the Portuguese boss possess, none expected him to remain silent in the face of Montserrat Seara scathing attack.
Seara, wife to Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez, blasted the Special One and his coaching disasters, saying in an interview with Spanish newspaper La Region: "Real Madrid are the third of Mourinho's old teams Rafa has coached.... Read the rest of the article »
An Instagram pic of Benzema in what appeared to be a private jet sparked rumors of an Arsenal switch. That all appears to be over now, however.
Despite being Real Madrid’s main and only senior striker, rumors continue to link French goalscorer Karim Benzema with a move to Arsenal, in similar fashion to the transfer that saw Mesut Ozil arrive at the Emirates two seasons back.
The attacker is yet to receive assurance from new manager Rafael Benitez over his role in the squad, with reports claiming the Spanish manager may shift Cristiano... Read the rest of the article »
The game ended scoreless after 90 minutes and was decided in penalty kicks. America played short-handed the last 20 minutes of the game.
A close game was to be expected between two teams that did not want to lose another game, and that's what fans got during the America vs Benfica game in Mexico City. Both teams had to go through penalty kicks and that is when Rui Vitoria won his first game as the manager for Benfica.
While America tried to impose their conditions and their style of play, it was the Portuguese side that seemed... Read the rest of the article »
The Belgian wingman dribbled three defenders before putting the ball in the back of Ter Stegen's net, giving Chelsea the lead.
Eden Hazard keeps showing why he is considered as one of the best players in the Premier League. Today, Chelsea's gem and the winner of the 2014-2015 PFA Player of the Year award gave his team the lead against FC Barcelona with a magnificent slalom, which he finished off in style during the more than anticipated clash between the Premier League holders and the current La Liga champions.
Hazard... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will face Chelsea at the FedEx Field in the International Champions Cup on Tuesday, the 28th of July. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Barcelona vs Chelsea below.
The defending champions of Spain will go against the champions of England in what promises to be a scintillating encounter. The two sides have however not managed to live up to their lofty standards so far in the pre season.
Barcelona were at the receiving end of a 3-1 defeat at the hands of big spenders Manchester United. The Red Devils took the lead through an early goal from Wayne Rooney... Read the rest of the article »
The flamboyant coach was accused of hitting journalist Cristian Martinolli for his harsh criticism during the team's performance in the recently concluded Copa América.
Mexico's coach Miguel Herrera had controversially saved his job on the pitch after Mexico won the CONCACAF Gold Cup, but his behaviour off the pitch was too hot to handle for the Mexican Football Federation, and newly appointed president Decio de Maria decided to part ways with the flamboyant coach earlier today.
"El Piojo" was heavily criticized by TV Azteca journalist Cristian Martinolli... Read the rest of the article »
The former Blaugrana player stated in an interview the Blues are lucky not to face Messi and Neymar, who were granted a few more days off after playing Copa América.
A man can't forget his past in order to build his future, and Cesc Fabregas sure knows where he became one of the finest midfielders in the business. Prior to his first matchup against Los Blaugranas since moving to Stamford Bridge, Chelsea's playmaker referred to his glory days with the current Champions League holders, a trophy that he would love to win with his current employers.
"It's... Read the rest of the article »
Arturo Vidal is enjoying a terrific summer. After lifting the Copa America, the Chilean champion has penned a deal with Bayern Munich.
With the German giants, the ex-Juventus playmaker -- who suffered a Champions League final heartbreak against Barcelona back in June -- may have even brighter chances of conquering Europe. Speaking to FCbayern.de, Vidal underlined his ambition:
“I wanted to take another big step forward in my career. I want to keep developing as a player and win important trophies like the Champions... Read the rest of the article »
After suffering a loss in their first friendly, Juventus will hope to have better luck as they take on Polish side Lechia Gdansk on Wednesday, July 29th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Lechia Gdansk vs Juventus.
Although they easily dispatched them in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund gave their fans something to smile about this past weekend as they got revenge on Juventus by beating them 2-0. For anyone who viewed the match, it was clear from the outset that die Schwarzgelben were on an entirely different level compared to the Bianconeri, who struggled to impose themselves on the match. However, whilst... Read the rest of the article »
America just lost it's first game of the regular season and has lost two out of three ICC games. Benfica has lost all three of its ICC games.
Benfica will visit Mexico City for the first time ever and it will do so to play Club America at Estadio Azteca, one of the few venues in the world that has hosted two World Cup finals. Both teams are not enjoying a pre-season with positive results and have a lot to work on at their participation in the International Champions Cup comes to a close.
Club America just started its 2015 Apertura... Read the rest of the article »
It seems Didier Drogba has a thing for blue! The living Chelsea legend will still be wearing this color under the name of MLS club Impact de Montreal.
The Quebec-based club announced the news on Monday evening. A statement on their official website read:
"The club has acquired Ivorian striker and Designated Player Didier Drogba, in a trade with the Chicago Fire, in return for general and targeted allocation money. He will officially join the roster upon receiving his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) and his Canadian work permit.... Read the rest of the article »
Kaká and David Villa will make their All Star debut. Robbie Keane and Clint Dempsey used to play for Tottenham.
As the middle of the Major League Soccer season approaches, so does the All-Star game in the United States. This time, the American league has assembled one of its best lineups for the 2015 edition of a game that puts the league to compete against some of the best teams in the world.
In 2003, Guadalajara was the first international team invited to this game. Since then, Chelsea, Celtic, Manchester... Read the rest of the article »
Martinoli is known for his hard criticism on Herrera's performance as the coach. Herrera has denied the incident but there were many witnesses that claim it's true.
Miguel Herrera is making headlines in the news on Monday morning and its not because he won the Gold Cup on Sunday against Jamaica, but because he punched Christian Martinoli. The incident is reported to have happened while both were in line to board their plane at the Philadelphia Airport.
Herrera's performance as the manager of the Mexican National Team had been widely criticized by the commentator... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender has become a target of Man United, but was informed by president Florentino Perez that a Bernabeu exit is out of the question.
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has been dominating the headlines in the summer transfer window for long now, with Manchester United reportedly favorites to sign the Spaniard, but all this now appears to have reached its end.
According to Sid Lowe of the Telegraph, despite interest from England, and the player’s desire to transfer to Old Trafford, club president Florentino Perez has... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid just won the Australia edition of the ICC. Inter just lost against their city rivals AC Milan 1-0.
Inter Milan will face the International Champions Cup Australia edition on Monday when they face Real Madrid in Guangzhou. This is the first stop for Los Merengues in China and the second one for the Italian side, which just lost to AC Milan by 1-0.
Real Madrid had a shaky start to their pre-season when they lost in penalties against AS Roma. It seems like this year Madrid is really holding... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch manager firmly believes that the Portuguese ace will complete their squad, but plays down rumors of an Old Trafford return.
Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal gave the club’s legion of faithful supporters a glimmer of hope of a possible return for Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford by admitting he is exactly the player they need to compete with their rivals for the English Premier League.
Rumors linking Real Madrid superstar to the 20-time champions carry on, and though both the player himself and Dutch manager... Read the rest of the article »
Romero had a brilliant World Cup and Copa America with Argentina. Claims to be arriving to the best team in the world.
Sergio Romero is now the newest Red Devil as he has transferred from Sampdoria to Manchester United on Sunday. The Argentinian international keeper arrives on a free transfer as his contract with the Italian club had recently expired.
"I am absolutely delighted to join Manchester United," Romero said. "To play for the biggest club in the world is a dream come true for... Read the rest of the article »
Guardado was one goal shy of tying with Clint Dempsey as the tournament's leading scorer. They will face the U.S. in a playoff game to decide who goes to the Confederations Cup.
Mexico got past a slow start to win the 2015 Gold Cup final against Jamaica by 3-1. The team managed by Miguel Herrera now adds a seventh title as the king of Concacaf, expanding their lead over the United States, which only has five.
With all the controversy of Mexico's semifinal game against Panama still lingering in the minds of both teams. (Jamaica and Mexico), the game was played under... Read the rest of the article »