11:27 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email USMNT international Christian Pulisic missed Chelsea’s 3-0 victory in the Premier League at Burnley on Saturday after he picked up an injury in the warm-up. Pulisic, 22, was set to start but the club announced he had to withdraw 10 minutes before kickoff with Timo
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12:54 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent SHEFFIELD, England — Pep Guardiola says he will extend his stay at Manchester City only if he “deserves it” and his players are at least playing their part. Sheffield United were beaten 1-0 at Bramall Lane on Saturday to improve City’s unbeaten run in all competitions to seven games thanks
11:32 AM ET Midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia is close to joining Atletico Madrid, sources have told ESPN. The club have agreed a deal with Valencia which will see them pay €17 million plus variables for the midfielder, who will undergo a medical on Sunday. – Stream LIVE games and replays on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Atletico targeted
3:45 PM ET Danny Lewis Liverpool had suffered more than their fair share of injuries going into this game, and they weren’t helped by Pablo Fornals scoring an early goal for West Ham United, despite rallying to win the match 2-1 to tie the club-record unbeaten streak at Anfield with a 63rd match without defeat.
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12:47 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Hakim Ziyech scored his first Premier League goal for Chelsea as they cruised to a comfortable 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday. Kurt Zouma and Timo Werner also found themselves on the scoresheet in the second half. – Play English Soccer Pick ‘Em with ESPN–
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10:20 AM ET Manchester City managed to hold on to a 1-0 victory at Sheffield United on Saturday. Kyle Walker‘s first-half goal against his former club was enough to secure the three points for Pep Guardiola’s side. – Play English Soccer Pick ‘Em with ESPN– Stream FC Daily on ESPN+ City climb up to seventh
10:22 AM ET Tom Hamilton Close Senior Writer • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Stephan Uersfeld Bielefeld’s annual budget is roughly equivalent to Robert Lewandowski’s yearly salary at Bayern, but they’re back in the
9:00 AM ET For all the excitement around the latest young batch of USMNT prospects — a quick look at their potential can’t help but make fans dream a little — there are still question marks over who will be the main man up front to score the goals that lead them into the 2022
1:48 PM ET Sid LoweSpain writer If you pause the replay from Real Madrid‘s visit to Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday night and cast your eye over to the right side of the screen, away from the action, you can see the moment where Fede Valverde thinks that all is lost. As the ball travels through
1:10 PM ET Arsenal‘s director of football operations Huss Fahmy has left Arsenal in the latest high-profile departure as part of the club’s restructuring. Fahmy was hired in 2017 to add legal expertise to the club’s contract negotiations with both existing players and new signings. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) However,
3:17 PM ET Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil star Neymar is expected to miss almost four weeks of action after suffering a groin injury against Basaksehir in the Champions League earlier this week, sources have told ESPN. The Brazilian had a scan which revealed a small tear in his left adductor. – Stream ESPN FC Daily
7:40 PM ET Danny Lewis The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market unlike any before it, but there were still plenty of deals done and you can check out the major ones here. The window might be closed across the top leagues in Europe, but here are the best rumours from around the globe.
3:37 AM ET AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has recently recovered after testing positive for coronavirus, has joined an information campaign, telling the public to respect social distancing and wear a mask. “The virus challenged me and I won,” he said. “But you are not Zlatan, don’t challenge the virus. – Stream new episodes
6:30 PM ET Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal‘s trip to Manchester United on Sunday is the “perfect scenario” to get their Premier League season back on track. The Gunners are 11th in the table after suffering back-to-back League defeats to Manchester City and Leicester City. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Arsenal have
10:31 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Pep Guardiola has said he wants to extend his stay at Manchester City rather than return to Barcelona. Guardiola will be out of contract at the Etihad Stadium next summer and Barcelona’s presidential frontrunner Victor Font has already declared his intention to bring the 49-year-old back to Camp Nou. –
1:27 PM ET Juventus announced on Friday that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested negative for the coronavirus, 19 days after he was diagnosed as positive. In his absence, Juve have won just one of their four matches in all competitions, and they lost 2-0 at home to Barcelona in the Champions League in midweek. – Serie
4:00 AM ET Diego Maradona said his first goal against England at the 1986 World Cup was scored by the ‘hand of God’. BONGARTS In part of the build-up to his 60th birthday on Friday, Argentina great Diego Maradona gave an interview to France Football in which he said that he dreams of scoring a goal
8:31 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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