Month: November 2020

9:15 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has said he is the best penalty taker at the club but never gets chosen to step up and take a spot kick. City have had problems scoring from the spot and with the usually reliable Kevin De Bruyne missing in the 1-1 draw with Liverpool
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3:08 PM ET Defending champions Arsenal welcome Newcastle United in the FA Cup third round, while eighth-tier Marine, the joint lowest-ranked team in the competition, landed a lucrative encounter with Premier League leaders Tottenham Hotspur in Monday’s draw. Twelve-times winners Manchester United play host to second-tier Watford, while Premier League champions Liverpool face a tricky
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9:48 AM ET Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has called for greater clarity on the game’s rules and said players are desperate for some “consistency” across the board. Robertson hoped VAR would end up making decisions clear cut, but has instead led to further confusion. He gave away a penalty in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw at Brighton
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9:09 AM ET Adriana Garcia Paula Dapena turned her back during a minute of silence for Maradona. Photo by John Walton – PA Images via Getty Images Paula Dapena, a footballer from Spanish third division women’s club Viajes InterRias FF, has said she has received death threats after refusing to honour the late Argentina legend Diego
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4:57 AM ET Raul Jimenez suffered a fractured skull in a collision with Arsenal defender David Luiz during Wolves‘ 2-1 win at the Emirates on Sunday, the Mexico international’s club confirmed in a statement on Monday. Jimenez, 29, underwent lengthy treatment on the pitch following the clash of heads with Luiz while defending an Arsenal
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3:07 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email The English Football Association are investigating a social media post made by Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani which contained a Spanish phrase which can be interpreted as being offensive. Cavani deleted the post, sent to a friend on Instagram, after being made aware of
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9:46 AM ET Lionel Messi looks to an image of Diego Maradona after scoring for Barcelona. Getty Lionel Messi dedicated a goal to the late Diego Maradona on his return to the Barcelona team in a 4-0 romp against Osasuna on Sunday. Messi, who had been rested for the 4-0 win against Dynamo Kiev in the
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5:37 PM ET Gustavo Bou scored two goals and Carles Gil continued his excellent postseason with a penalty-kick score as well as an assist, as the visiting New England Revolution defeated 10-man Orlando City 3-1 in Sunday’s MLS Eastern Conference semifinal. After a disappointing regular season where Bou had just five goals and three assists,
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3:04 PM ET Raul Jimenez was taken to hospital after being stretchered off the field following a clash of heads between the Wolves’ forward and Arsenal’s David Luiz in Sunday’s Premier League game at the Emirates. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Commentators on the Premier League world feed broadcast and Sky
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1:19 PM ET Tottenham Hotspur held Chelsea to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday to go top of the Premier League on goal difference. In a very tight affair, Spurs were happy to sit back and soak up pressure but Chelsea failed to find the breakthrough. – Play English Soccer Pick ‘Em with
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10:37 AM ET Reuters Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Argentine justice officials are investigating the death of Diego Maradona and ordered the search of properties of his personal doctor on Sunday, a local prosecutor’s office said. Maradona died at age 60 of a heart attack on Wednesday. The search order was requested by prosecutors
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10:50 AM ET Substitute Edinson Cavani inspired Manchester United to come back from two goals down and win 3-2 at Southampton on Sunday, scoring two goals and creating another. Southampton led 2-0 at half-time through goals from Jan Bednarek and James Ward-Prowse but a Bruno Fernandes strike and Cavani double won the game for the
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