Schalke looks into racist abuse at German Cup game

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke is investigating racist abuse from fans aimed at Hertha Berlin player Jordan Torunarigha during a German Cup game, the club said Wednesday. Scha...

Player sees 2nd red card after VAR reprieve

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish player has been shown two red cards in a soccer rarity where he was sent off, brought back after a VAR reprieve, and dismissed again before play had resumed. ...

Guardiola wonders if league's OK with Liverpool's huge lead

LONDON (AP) — Pep Guardiola doesn't forget. After Manchester City failed to cut into Liverpool's 22-point lead by losing 2-0 at Tottenham on Sunday, Guardiola's mind turned back to 2...

Bergwijn debut goal helps Tottenham beat Man City 2-0

LONDON (AP) — Steven Bergwijn volleyed in a debut goal and Son Heung-min also netted to give Tottenham a 2-0 victory over 10-man Manchester City on Sunday to revive Jose Mourinho's pursuit of Champion...

Dolberg scores 2 as Nice beats Lyon in French league

PARIS (AP) — Kasper Dolberg scored twice as Nice beat seven-time champion Lyon 2-1 on Sunday to move level on points with its French league rival. Lyon's first league defeat this yea...

Sheffield United still defying gravity with win over Palace

LONDON (AP) — A goalkeeping error gave Sheffield United a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday, continuing a surprisingly strong season for the visitor in the English Premier League. ...

Bournemouth escapes relegation zone beating Aston Villa 2-1

BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Bournemouth moved out of the relegation zone after beating fellow struggler Aston Villa 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday. Philip Billing and ...

Man City reaches League Cup final despite loss to Man United

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City will get the chance to win the English League Cup for a third straight season after advancing to the final despite losing 1-0 to Manchester United in the sec...

10-man Athletic beats Tenerife on penalties in Copa del Rey

MADRID (AP) — Athletic Bilbao beat second-division club Tenerife 4-2 on penalties Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey, after playing nearly the entire game with 10 men. ...

Inter's mid-season slump is back as title challenge falters

MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan's traditional mid-season slump is back again this year. Since 2013, Inter has only once managed to win more than one league match in January. There was hope ...

Inter draws 1-1 with Cagliari as title challenge falters

MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan’s title challenge took another blow after the team was held 1-1 by Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday as its traditional mid-season slump appears to have taken hold again. ...

Slumping Atlético is held 0-0 by Leganés in Spanish league

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atlético Madrid was held to a 0-0 draw at home by relegation-threatened Leganés in the Spanish league on Sunday, adding to the run of poor results by Diego Simeone’s team. ...

Neymar stars as PSG beats Reims to reach League Cup final

PARIS (AP) — Neymar was involved in all three goals as Paris Saint-Germain cruised past Reims 3-0 on Wednesday to set up a League Cup final against Lyon. The home side had a player s...

Holder Lazio knocked out of Italian Cup by Napoli

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Defending champion Lazio was knocked out of the Italian Cup on Tuesday after a 1-0 loss at Napoli in a match which saw both teams have a player sent off in the first half. ...

Ronaldo return to form helps Juventus rise to top again

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to form has coincided with Juventus taking a firm grip on Serie A. Ronaldo did not score at all in November, but he scored twice as Juventus b...