4:57 PM ET Chelsea sneaked into the Champions League semifinals despite a 1-0 defeat against FC Porto in Seville on Tuesday,with a 2-1 victory on aggregate. Medhi Taremi scored the only goal of the night with a stunning bicycle kick four minutes into stoppage time, but it was not enough for the away side over
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7:10 PM ET Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar said he didn’t mean to intentionally celebrate in front of Bayern Munich‘s Joshua Kimmich after PSG advanced on away goals and into the Champions League semifinals. – Stream LIVE games and replays on ESPN+ (U.S. only) The tie, which finished 3-3 on aggregate, was a rematch of last
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6:19 PM ET United States women’s national team manager Vlatko Andonovski said he feels that forward Alex Morgan is regaining her sharpness after watching her score one goal and win a penalty in the Americans’ 2-0 win over France. – Missed the match on ESPN2? Stream the replay (U.S. only)– Futbol Americas on ESPN+: MLS,
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11:33 AM ET Adriana Garcia A Chinese pharmaceutical company will donate 50,000 doses of their COVID-19 vaccine for national teams to use ahead of the Copa America, CONMEBOL announced on Tuesday. The deal is part of an agreement between CONMEBOL and Beijing-based biopharmaceutical company Sinovac. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) “It
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9:52 AM ET Alex Kirkland Jurgen Klopp has said Liverpool “don’t have a lot to lose” in their Champions League quarterfinal second leg against Real Madrid at Anfield, admitting that a comeback after their 3-1 first leg defeat will be “incredibly difficult.” Goals from Vinicius Junior and Marco Asensio put Madrid 2-0 up before half-time
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8:44 AM ET Eric Bailly is ready to reject a new contract at Manchester United and seek a summer move amid concerns over a lack of opportunities under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, sources have told ESPN. The Ivory Coast defender, who was former United manager Jose Mourinho’s first signing at Old Trafford with a £30
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7:45 AM ET The son of Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has weighed in on his father’s spat with Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho after the Norwegian coach said he wouldn’t feed his son if he simulated an injury. The row erupted following Sunday’s 3-1 win in the Premier League for United when Solskjaer
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3:11 AM ET Stefan Uersfeld Bobby Wood will join Real Salt Lake for the 2021 season. Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images United States men’s national team forward Bobby Wood will join Real Salt Lake ahead of the start of the 2021 Major League Soccer season. Hamburg SV have terminated his contract to allow the attacker to
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3:37 AM ET Florentino Perez has been re-elected unopposed as Real Madrid president for another four years after no other candidates came forward to challenge him for the position. Perez, 74, has been president of the La Liga giants for a total of 18 years over two spells, from 2000 until 2006 and then since
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4:00 AM ET Ian DarkeESPN.com writer Close Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world’s most recognizable soccer voices.
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9:23 PM ET Manchester United‘s reported interest in buying the Central Coast Mariners is just speculative “noise,” according to the A-League club’s chief executive. Nine newspapers reported on Tuesday that the Premier League giants are in discussions with Mariners owner Mike Charlesworth, who is seeking a buyer for the Gosford-based club. United, if successful in
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2:06 PM ET A federal judge approved a partial deal between players on the United States women’s national team and the U.S. Soccer Federation over unequal working conditions. The settlement paves the way for the players to appeal their equal pay claims. – NWSL debutants Racing Louisville’s kit inspired by Muhammad Ali– Stream ESPN FC
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2:56 PM ET In the wake of Major League Soccer‘s announcement last month that Sacramento’s expansion team is on indefinite hold, MLS commissioner Don Garber said the league has moved forward vetting alternative options for its 30th team. – Carlisle: Where does expansion stand after Sacramento drama?– ESPN+ viewer’s guide: Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, FA
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