Real held by America in US friendly
Real Madrid

Real held by America in US friendly

San Francisco (AFP) – Karim Benzema and Eden Hazard were on target as Spanish giants Real Madrid were held to a 2-2 draw by Mexican side Club America in their pre-season friendly on Tuesday. Former Real Madrid player Alvaro Fidalgo's 82nd-minute penalty denied Real victory in a game played on a makeshift surface at Oracle […]

Real Madrid

/ 194 days ago

Real held by America in US friendly

San Francisco (AFP) – Karim Benzema and Eden Hazard were on target as Spanish giants Real Madrid were held to a 2-2 draw by Mexican side Club America in their pre-season friendly on Tuesday. Former Real Madrid player Alvaro Fidalgo's 82nd-minute penalty denied Real victory in a game played on a makeshift surface at Oracle […]
ByAFP

Barcelona

/ 194 days ago

Juventus, Barcelona draw 2-2 in US friendly

Los Angeles (AFP) – Ousmane Dembele and Moise Kean scored two goals apiece as Barcelona and Juventus fought to an entertaining 2-2 draw in their US pre-season friendly in Dallas on Tuesday. French winger Dembele fired Barcelona ahead after 34 minutes at the Cotton Bowl, wriggling past Juventus players Juan Cuadrado and Sandro before beating […]
ByAFP

PSG

/ 195 days ago

Messi, Neymar star as rampant PSG end Japan tour in style

Osaka (Japan) (AFP) – Lionel Messi and Neymar combined to devastating effect as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Gamba Osaka 6-2 on Monday to finish their pre-season Japan tour with three wins out of three. The star forwards both played the opening 70 minutes in Osaka and Neymar scored a first-half penalty before setting up a goal […]
ByAFP

Bayern Munich

/ 199 days ago

Bayern Munich dominates in DC to droves of Bavarian supporters

Fans turned out in droves on Wednesday night to see DC United play against European giants, Bayern Munich.  Certainly, red shirts appeared in abundance at Audi Field. In fact, Bayern supporters vastly outnumbered the local DC United supporters. Much of the atmosphere gave a glimpse into a potential pregame festivities over in Munich. Prior to […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 199 days ago

'Pandora's box' opens as Nunez scores four in Liverpool friendly

Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp said "Pandora's box" opened as new Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez scored four goals in a 5-0 friendly thrashing of RB Leipzig on Thursday. The Reds brought striker Nunez to Anfield from Benfica last month for a transfer fee which could rise to a club-record 100 million euros (£85 million, […]
ByAFP

Bayern Munich

/ 200 days ago

Debut goals for Mane, De Ligt as Bayern thump Rooney's D.C. United

Washington (AFP) – New signings Sadio Mane and Matthijs De Ligt scored debut goals as Bayern Munich thumped Major League Soccer's D.C United 6-2 in a friendly on Wednesday. Senegalese international Mane, who joined Bayern from Liverpool last month in a transfer worth a reported $42 million, opened his account for the Bundesliga champions from […]
ByAFP

Leagues: EPL

/ 200 days ago

De Bruyne at the double but Haaland kept waiting as City down America

Houston (AFP) – Kevin De Bruyne's double strike was enough to help Manchester City see off Club America 2-1 in Houston on Wednesday as Pep Guardiola made Erling Haaland wait for his debut. The Belgian international's superbly taken brace settled a feisty clash at NRG Stadium but City's new $61 million striker could only look […]
ByAFP

Bayern Munich

/ 200 days ago

Debut goals for Mane, De Light as Bayern thump Rooney's D.C. United

Washington (AFP) – New signings Sadio Mane and Matthijs De Ligt scored debut goals as Bayern Munich thumped Major League Soccer's D.C United 6-2 in a friendly on Wednesday. Senegalese international Mane, who joined Bayern last month in a transfer worth a reported $42 million after a six-year stint with English giants Liverpool, opened his […]
ByAFP

Lionel Messi

/ 200 days ago

Messi scores as PSG labour past Japan's Kawasaki

Tokyo (AFP) – Lionel Messi scored but Paris Saint-Germain were made to work hard for a 2-1 win over Kawasaki Frontale on Wednesday in the first match of their pre-season Japanese tour. Star forwards Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe all started in new PSG manager Christophe Galtier's first game in charge of his full squad […]
ByAFP

Barcelona

/ 201 days ago

Barca thrash Beckham's Miami 6-0 in friendly

Miami (AFP) – Raphinha marked his Barcelona debut with a goal and two assists as the Spanish giants kicked off their four match US tour with a comprehensive thrashing of David Beckham's Inter Miami on Tuesday. The Brazilian, signed from Premier League Leeds United earlier this month for around $60 million, capped a promising first […]
ByAFP

Crystal Palace

/ 201 days ago

Martial scores again as United beat Palace 3-1 in Melbourne

Melbourne (AFP) – Anthony Martial scored his third goal in three games as a slick Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 3-1 in Melbourne to ensure new coach Erik ten Hag's unbeaten streak remained intact Tuesday. In front of 76,500 fans at Melbourne Cricket Ground, French forward Martial struck in the first half while Marcus Rashford […]
ByAFP