AP Interview: Leeds owner tells Bielsa to relax, stress less

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — As owner of Leeds, Andrea Radrizzani is one of the few people who can challenge Marcelo Bielsa and be blunt with the enigmatic manager. “All the time," Radriz...

Bayern beats Lyon 3-0, to play PSG in Champions League final

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Serge Gnabry led Bayern Munich into a first Champions League final in seven years, scoring twice in a 3-0 victory over Lyon on Wednesday. After losing four se...

Lyon's youth takes on experience of Bayern in CL semifinal

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Having already eliminated Juventus and Manchester City, the task of overcoming the final hurdle to reach a first Champions League final suddenly seems less daunting for Lyon. ...

France vs Germany semis mark Champions League power shift

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Emmanuel Macron was quick to appropriate France's unexpected Champions League prowess for political purposes. “In Brussels, as on the pitches," the French pre...

Lyon stuns Man City 3-1 to reach Champions League semifinals

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Lyon stunned Manchester City to reach the Champions League semifinals for the first time in a decade, with Moussa Dembélé scoring twice for the French outsiders Saturday to sea...

'Rock bottom': Barca reeling after 8-2 humiliation by Bayern

LISBON (AP) — The postmortem from Gerard Piqué was as brutal as the humiliation dished to Barcelona by Bayern Munich. “It’s a disastrous result," the defender said. "An embarrassmen...

Sadness to surreal: The biggest day in Tyler Adams' career

LISBON (AP) — A day that ended with Tyler Adams producing the biggest moment in Leipzig’s history — and his own young career — started in disappointment. Coach Julian Nagelsmann had...

PSG stages late comeback to oust Atalanta, reach CL semis

LISBON (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain staged a stoppage-time comeback to beat Atalanta 2-1 and reach the Champions League semifinals for the first time in 25 years on Wednesday. Until Ma...

Mbappé training return boosts PSG for Atalanta quarterfinal

LISBON (AP) — Requiring crutches himself on the sidelines, Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel's greater concern seemed to be Kylian Mbappé's fitness. The sight of the forward wi...

Analysis: Last 8 shows why Champions League worth protecting

LISBON (AP) — Eight European teams in one country to determine who collects the biggest prize in club football. What should be a temporary, pandemic-enforced Champions League format ...

AP Interview: Martins is Portugal's latest coaching success

Fresh from winning the Greek league with Olympiakos, Pedro Martins looks around the world with pride at the achievements of his fellow Portuguese coaches. Lockdown provided a rare chance to catch up w...

FIFA: Infantino not reckless for taking no notes at AG talks

FIFA President Gianni Infantino was not acting criminally by taking no notes during secret talks with Switzerland's attorney general that are now part of a criminal investigation into the head of worl...

Pulisic pain: Injury after scoring in first FA Cup final

LONDON (AP) — A dream scoring start to his first FA Cup final ended in agony for Christian Pulisic. Now the American will miss the chance to help Chelsea overturn a 3-0 deficit again...

FIFA to AP: Infantino should remain president during probe

LONDON (AP) — Gianni Infantino can remain FIFA president and should not be forced from power while under criminal investigation, world football's governing body told The Associated Press on Saturday. ...

Chelsea's Pulisic the 1st American scorer in an FA Cup final

LONDON (AP) — Christian Pulisic has become the first American to score in an FA Cup final. The 21-year-old winger gave Chelsea a 1-0 lead over Arsenal in the fifth minute at Wembley ...