December 15, 2019

Real snatch draw at Valencia with helping header from Courtois

Real Madrid showed fighting spirit to snatch a 1-1 draw at Valencia in La Liga on Sunday thanks to a strike from Karim Benzema which came about after his goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois joined the efforts to find an equaliser.
December 15, 2019

Mbappe, Icardi strike again as PSG beat St Etienne

Paris St Germain's serial goal-getters Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi were at it again as the Ligue 1 leaders extended their advantage to seven points with a 4-0 victory at 10-man St Etienne on Sunday.
December 15, 2019

Stokes voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Cricketer Ben Stokes was voted the 2019 BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday for his World Cup-winning and Ashes heroics during the summer.
December 15, 2019

Rayo-Albacete match abandoned after player subjected to ‘Nazi’ taunts

A Spanish second division soccer match between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete was abandoned at halftime on Sunday after Albacete forward Roman Zozulya was subjected to offensive chanting from the home supporters, who accused him of being a Nazi.
December 15, 2019

Another slip up for injury-hit Lyon as Rennes win

Olympique Lyonnais's mediocre Ligue 1 season continued when they slumped to a 1-0 home defeat against Stade Rennais and lost both Memphis Depay and Jeff Reine-Adelaide for the remainder of the season on Sunday.
December 15, 2019

Man City crush Arsenal with De Bruyne masterclass

Manchester City resumed normal service in the Premier League as a masterful display by Kevin De Bruyne fired them to a 3-0 victory over a listless Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday.
December 15, 2019

Ljungberg says rudderless Arsenal must pick new manager

Arsenal's interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg said the club needed to hurry up and appoint a new permanent manager after a crushing 3-0 home loss to Manchester City on Sunday, and he appeared to accept that he is unlikely to get the job himself.
December 15, 2019

Foden lucky to learn off master De Bruyne

Phil Foden's first Premier League start on Sunday lasted less than an hour but the 19-year-old felt that playing alongside an inspired Kevin De Bruyne provided an invaluable lesson that can only help him in his quest to become a Manchester City regular...
December 15, 2019

Double for record-setting Ronaldo as Juve beat Udinese

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set yet another goalscoring landmark and help Juventus to a 3-1 home win over Udinese on Sunday that sent them back to the top of the Serie A table.
December 15, 2019

Arsenal stay top of WSL as City thrash Brighton, Chelsea slip up

Arsenal go into the winter break three points clear at the top of the FA Women's Super League after beating Everton 3-1 away, while second-placed Manchester City thrashed Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea were held to a surprise draw by Liverpool.
December 15, 2019

Roma go fourth with comeback win over bottom club SPAL

AS Roma launched a second-half comeback to beat Serie A's bottom side SPAL 3-1 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday and move into the top four.
December 15, 2019

Wolfsburg stun Gladbach 2-1 with stoppage-time winner

VfL Wolfsburg's Maximilian Arnold fired in a stoppage time winner as they beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 on Sunday and sent them dropping into second place in the Bundesliga after leading the title race for the last two months.