Andrea Pirlo Hints At Starting Weston McKennie In Wednesday’s Clash With Barcelona

Juventus should not require a slap to wake up even if the atmosphere at grounds is soporific, coach Andrea Pirlo said after the Serie A champions stumbled to a 1-1 draw against Verona on Sunday.

Pirlo said he could understand players might be influenced by appearing in near-empty stadiums during the COVID-19 pandemic but added that it was something they would have to adapt to.

FIFA 21 Reveals The Winner Of Saturday’s El Clásico

The first Clásico of the 2020-21 season comes thundering into our living rooms on Saturday as Lionel Messi — perhaps for the final time — welcomes Real Madrid to the Camp Nou at 10 a.m. ET on beIN SPORTS. So how about an El Clásico prediction before then?

Honestly, I’d rather not.

FPL Week 5 Picks and Predictions

I don't care how sophisticated of a model you have, nothing could've predicted some of the events that unfolded in Week 4 of the Premier League. And honestly that's a big part of what makes sports, and soccer in particular, so much fun. A huge part of the game is due to luck and random chance — two things any statistical or machine learning model (or human gut feelings for that matter) can never account for. 

Ronaldo Vs. Messi Reunion, Group Of Death And Who Your Team Is Facing After UCL Draw

The clubs competing in the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League group stage have been announced and boy oh boy do we have some great games to look forward to. Let’s skip the chit-chat and show you the full look of the groups and the takeaways.

The Euro 2020 Playoffs Are Finally Happening And Here's What You Need To Know

To understand how Euro qualifying works these days you need a mastery of calculus, knowledge of four different languages and a degree in astrophysics, and that's before you even consider the UEFA Nations League implications. 

To add to the confusion, the playoffs were supposed to be played back in March but were postponed until October because of COVID-19.

Luckily, we've simplified it all for you.

NWSL Fall Series Continues On Wednesday Night With Thorns Vs. Reign

After an exciting weekend of NWSL matches with plenty of goals and quality plays, the games continue on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 10:00 p.m. EST with the Portland Thorns welcoming OL Reign to Providence Park. 

The Thorns are coming off their first match — and win — of the Fall Series after defeating the Utah Royals 3-0 on Sunday, Sept. 20. Simone Charley, Lindsey Horan and Sophia Smith all tallied goals. Smith debuted for Portland, scored her first professional goal and truly showed why she was the No. 1 draft pick in 2020. 

FPL Week 3 Picks And Predictions

It's about that time. The weekend is approaching, you just sat through a meaningless Carabao Cup match where your favorite team casually trotted out a pack of 15-year-old reserve players and took an L to a League Two side, and the Premier League is back this weekend. Time to fix that FPL roster that scored you 29 points last week and find this week's Son Heung-min to captain. We're here to help with the best FPL Week 3 picks out there. 

Gareth Bale Signing Casts More Doubt On Dele Alli’s Tottenham Future

Of the Tottenham Hotspur players impacted by the loan signing of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, Dele Alli appears the most vulnerable but manager José Mourinho has said he will not be sacrificed in the transfer window.

Bale will not be ready to resume his Tottenham career until October as he regains fitness, but when he does it is likely to be in an attacking trio with Harry Kane and Son Heung-min.

Is Christian Pulisic A Worthwhile EPL Fantasy Option?

Premier League fantasy may already be underway, but there are still plenty of questions surrounding some of the top players. Will Bruno Fernandes have an endless number of penalty kick opportunities again this season? Can Danny Ings match his goal-scoring form from last year? Which Manchester City right winger is worth adding?