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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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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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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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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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4:49 PM ET Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice and Bukayo Saka added another as Arsenal used a second-half surge to beat Newcastle United 3-0 in Premier League action on Monday. The win gives the Gunners 27 points and moves them back into the top half to the table, leapfrogging Aston Villa into 10th place. Aubameyang broke
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10:16 AM ET D.C. United have named Hernan Losada their new head coach, ending a three-month search for a successor to former manager Ben Olsen, the MLS club announced on Monday. Losada, 38, moves to D.C. from Belgium side Beerschot, where he had been coaching since 2018. He becomes the youngest manager in MLS with
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8:00 AM ET What has happened to Liverpool‘s strikeforce? The team that won the Premier League last season on a seemingly endless wave of goals and attacking moves involving Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino are now on a barren run which is threatening to derail their hopes of retaining the title. After 18
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3:36 PM ET United States women’s national team manager Vlatko Andonovski announced that defender Becky Sauerbrunn will be the team’s captain going forward. The move was made ahead of a pair of friendlies against Colombia in Orlando, Fla. on January 18 and Jan. 22. 1 Related Sauerbrunn, 35, has enjoyed a long tenure with the
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6:56 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Lionel Messi could be banned for up to four games after receiving the first red card of his Barcelona career in Sunday’s Spanish Supercopa final 3-2 defeat to Athletic Bilbao. Two goals from Antoine Griezmann looked to have Barca on course for the first trophy of the Ronald
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