Highlights

Shorthanded France Prepares For USWNT With Impressive Win Over England

France was missing a number of key players for a variety of reasons, from injuries to Covid-19. England was playing the same day Prince Philip died at age 99. It was a mismatch.

France showed impressive depth to dispatch England 3-1 in a matchup of two of the world’s best national teams in a friendly on Friday in Caen, France. Next up for France? The best team in the world on Tuesday.

León’s Fernando Navarro Wins Goal Of The Tournament On Day 2 Of The CCL

Toronto FC was handed a tough draw in the Concacaf Champions League against Liga MX’s 2020 Apertura champion Club León, meaning that the MLS side’s first competitive fixture of the season was a daunting trip to the Nou Camp for the first leg of their Round of 16 matchup.  

The difficulty of the task became much more apparent in the 25th minute, when León’s Fernando Navarro probably claimed Goal of the Tournament on only the second day of the competition. 

The Anarchy Of Neymar And Mbappé Disrupts The Bayern Munich Machine

Kylian Mbappé and Neymar put on a master-class in producing the unexpected on Wednesday, earning PSG three vital away goals at the Allianz Arena in a 3-2 win over world champion Bayern Munich in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg. With those two at their best and Robert Lewandowski out injured, PSG takes Bayern’s crown as the most decisive team on the planet in the final third. 

Mason Mount’s Incredible Turn Just Put Chelsea In Prime Position To Reach UCL Semis

Mason Mount what have you done? The 22-year-old midfielder completely changed the trajectory of Chelsea’s Champions League quarterfinal against Porto with one brilliant touch, one incredible turn, one clinical finish. The Mason Mount goal vs Porto transformed a basic pass on the edge of the box into a superb opening goal to lead Chelsea to a 2-0 win on Wednesday.

Don’t Sleep On Tyler Boyd; USMNT Forward Scores First-Half Brace For His New Turkish Club

Two Tyler Boyd goals vs. Antalyaspor on Wednesday helped his new club secure three points and put some more pressure on USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter.

In the dark days of U.S. men’s soccer, a player who had five goals in five games for a quality European club would be a shoo-in for a spot on the national team’s roster. Today there’s such an overflow of talent that a guy like Boyd flies inconspicuously under the radar.

Man City’s Foden Atones With Late Winner Against Dortmund

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City's Phil Foden grabbed a last-minute winner as they beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday after Marco Reus had netted a late equalizer for the German visitors.

Man City vs Dortmund First Leg Highlights

English Championship In Shambles After 20-Year-Old Oklahoman Again Obliterates Defenses

Two Daryl Dike goals vs. Luton Town on Monday upped the Oklahoman’s scoring tally to seven goals in 13 games for Barnsley.

Dike has been a scoring machine for the English Championship side ever since Orlando City loaned him out in February. The 20-year-old’s brace secured an important 2-1 victory as the club pushes for promotion, and Barnsley is now fifth in the league.

Dike bagged the game’s opening goal in the 27th minute with his favored run off the last defender and followed it up with a classy finish into the bottom corner.

No UCL Football For First Time Since 2015 Would Prove Disastrous For Dortmund

BERLIN - Talking points from the Bundesliga weekend.

DORTMUND WOES

Borussia Dortmund are in danger of missing the Champions League for the first time since the 2015-16 season after a 2-1 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt left them seven points off fourth place.

Atlético Defeat Hands Barcelona Chance To Move Within One Point Of Leader

After stumbling into the international break on the back of Champions League elimination and a nine-game league run that had yielded only four wins, four draws and one defeat, all eyes were on LaLiga leader Atlético Madrid on Sunday as the club navigated a difficult away trip to fourth-place Sevilla.

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