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Lionel Messi denies Cristiano Ronaldo rivalry; coy over future Barcelona exit

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by ESPN

Injured Barcelona star Lionel Messi has failed to rule out leaving the Treble winners in the future, and has denied he is in competition with Ballon d'Or rival Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi, 28, was linked with Chelsea in January amid reports of an alleged fallout with Barca coach Luis Enrique, but went on to score 58 goals last season to help the Blaugrana win La Liga, the Champions League and Copa...Full Story »

Louis van Gaal sees Chris Smalling as a Manchester United captain in waiting

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by theguardian.com

Manchester United's Chris Smalling displays a commanding aerial presence against CSKA Moscow. Louis van Gaal believes Chris Smalling could be the next Manchester United captain. The manager has been impressed by the defender’s willingness to take instructions and lead the side by making his voice heard. On Sunday United play Manchester City at Old Trafford in the 170th derby. Twelve mon...Full Story »

Liverpool 1 - 1 Rubin Kazan: Jurgen Klopp suffers Anfield flop against 10-man Rubin Kazan

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by PA

Jurgen Klopp's Anfield debut ended in a frustrating draw against 10-man Rubin Kazan as Liverpool registered their third successive 1-1 Europa League draw. With all the focus still on the new manager it was Liverpool's other, somewhat forgotten, German, Emre Can, who delivered with an equaliser just before half-time to cancel out Marko Devic's surprise opener. Their numerical advantage - Oleg...Full Story »

Liverpool 1-1 Rubin Kazan: Can rescues draw on Klopp's Anfield debut

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by Goal.com

The German midfielder netted a scrappy goal from a free-kick to earn his side a draw in the former Borussia Dortmund manager's first home game in charge of the club Jurgen Klopp endured a frustrating debut in the Anfield dugout as Liverpool were held to a disappointing 1-1 Europa League draw by 10-man Rubin Kazan on Thursday. The German manager was forced to settle for a share of the spoils ...Full Story »

Anderlecht 2-1 Tottenham: Okaka strike downs Spurs

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by Goal.com

The 26-year-old netted with 15 minutes of the game remaining to give his side a surprise three points, despite Mauricio Pochettino's team taking the lead after just four minutes Stefano Okaka's 75th minute goal gave Anderlecht a surprise 2-1 win over Tottenham at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Belgium on Thursday. Christian Eriksen put the visitors ahead in the Group J clash after jus...Full Story »

Fenerbahce 1 - 0 Ajax Amsterdam: Fernandao gives Fenerbahce victory over Ajax

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by PA

Fernandao climbed off the bench to breathe life into Fenerbahce's Europa League campaign with a late winner against Ajax. With one point from two Group A games, the Turkish side were in need of victory but some modest finishing and a fine goalkeeping effort from Jasper Cillessen looked set to frustrate them. That changed in the 89th minute when the Brazilian striker saw headed a corner home vi...Full Story »

Molde 3 - 1 Celtic: Celtic slide to disappointing defeat at Molde

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by PA

Celtic's Europa League hopes were blown off course against Molde in dreadful conditions at the blustery Aker Stadion in Norway. The artificial surface was rendered all but unplayable in places by swirling wind and rain as first-half goals by striker Ola Kamara, who had played under Hoops boss Ronny Deila at Stromsgodset, and defender Vegard Forren gave the home side a two-goal interval lead. A...Full Story »

Qabala 1-3 Borussia Dortmund: Red-hot Aubameyang leads Germans to win

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by Goal.com

The striker was too good for the hosts, hitting a fine triple to see BVB home in what looked a potential banana skin clash in Azerbaijan without Henrikh Mkhitaryan A hat-trick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saw Borussia Dortmund run out 3-1 winners at Qabala in the Europa League on Thursday. Group C leaders Dortmund were without Henrikh Mkhitaryan - the Armenian playmaker left behind due to...Full Story »

Schalke 04 2 - 2 Sparta Praha: Substitute Leroy Sane salvages draw for Schalke with late equaliser

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by PA

Teenager Leroy Sane came off the bench to salvage a 2-2 Europa League draw for Schalke which prevented Sparta Prague from leapfrogging them into first place in Group K. The Royal Blues had gone ahead through ex-Blackburn and Wigan striker Franco Di Santo's fourth goal of the competition, only for Sparta to turn it around in 13 second half minutes. Kehinde Fatai levelled and David Lafata put th...Full Story »

Anderlecht 2 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur: Tottenham's Europa League hopes dented by defeat to Anderlecht

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by PA

Tottenham sacrificed an early lead as their Europa League campaign suffered a blow with defeat to Anderlecht. Head coach Mauricio Pochettino fielded a strong side in Brussels and brought Harry Kane off the bench with the scores level after initially resting the England striker as he suffered a knock against Liverpool. Things looked to be going smoothly for the Premier League side as Christia...Full Story »

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