1:57 PM ET The Portland Timbers completed the transfer of Chilean forward Felipe Mora from the Liga MX club Pumas UNAM and signed him to a new contract, the club announced Tuesday. – MLS and 2021: What does force majeure mean for CBA– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Originally acquired by the
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5:51 PM ET Associated Press The United States men’s soccer team will open its 2021 schedule with an exhibition against Trinidad and Tobago on Jan. 31 at Orlando, Florida. A roster missing all Europe-based regulars has been working out in preparation for the match, which is not on a FIFA international match date. 1 Related
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6:32 PM ET Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he is “worried” about his side’s drastic dip in form following a 2-0 loss at Leicester City on Tuesday. The pressure is on Lampard after his expensively assembled team fell to eighth place in the Premier League. Lampard conceded that Leicester, who went top of the table
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5:23 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer writer Chelsea remain eighth in the Premier League after crashing to a 2-0 defeat to title contenders Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday evening. Poor marking from a short corner granted Wilfred Ndidi a rare goal in the opening minutes when his powerful strike from outside the
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12:40 PM ET Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has returned to Bundesliga strugglers Schalke 04 from Ajax. The Dutch striker was a prolific scorer for the German side from 2010-17, helping them win the German Cup in 2011. He scored 126 goals in 240 games before joining Ajax in 2017. – Bundesliga on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games and
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9:08 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has denied that Bruno Fernandes is tired and needs a rest. Fernandes has only failed to start five of United’s 29 games so far this season and Solskjaer insisted he is ready to play again when United travel to Fulham on Wednesday. “His form
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10:31 AM ET Chelsea midfielder Christian Pulisic said he believes he “grew the most as a player” during last season’s Premier League ‘Project Restart’ due to an absence of fans. English football resumed in June after the country’s first nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 with Pulisic becoming one of the league’s most in-form players, registering
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8:05 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Lionel Messi has been handed a two-match ban after being sent off for the first-ever time in his senior Barcelona career in the Spanish Supercopa final on Sunday. Messi, 33, was shown a red card in the final minute of extra-time after swinging his arm at Athletic Bilbao‘s
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6:53 AM ET AC Milan have signed former Juventus forward Mario Mandzukic on six-month contract until the end of the season. The Croatian spent four years in Turin, where he won the Serie A title in each season as well as the Coppa Italia three times, before moving to Qatari side Al-Duhail SC in 2019.
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5:04 AM ET Arsene Wenger has said Mesut Ozil still possesses “genius” and will thrive in the “warm environment” of Fenerbahce. The 32-year-old is in Istanbul finalising his move to the Turkish club after agreeing to terminate his Arsenal contract six months early. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Who gets Ozil’s
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4:48 PM ET AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice on his first Serie A start since returning from injury, helping his side to a 2-0 win at Cagliari on Monday as the league leaders moved three points clear at the top of the standings. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Stream
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6:10 PM ET Arsenal‘s post-Christmas revival will really gather pace if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang‘s brace in this 3-0 win over Newcastle signals a return to form. For 50 minutes or so, this appeared likely to be another evening spent in the shadow of his former self, bereft of confidence and lacking conviction when chances presented themselves.
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