Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Arsenal looks to delay Chelsea’s title coronation

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With Chelsea holding a 10-point lead in the Premier League with six games left, it’s surely no longer a question of whether the team will win the title.

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Real Madrid, Juventus reach Champions League semifinals

Real Madrid's Chicharito celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the second leg quarterfinal Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul White)

MADRID (AP) — Javier Hernandez scored off a pass from Cristiano Ronaldo in the 88th minute, and defending champion Real Madrid beat crosstown rival Atletico Madrid 1-0 Wednesday night to reach the Champions League semifinals for the fifth straight year.

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Napoli hitting form at the right time at home and in Europe

Napoli's scorer Manolo Gabbiadini, front, and his teammate Gonzalo Higuain, left, celebrate their side's 4th goal during the Europa League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and SSC Napoli in Wolfsburg, Germany, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

MILAN (AP) — Napoli is hitting top form at precisely the right time of the season.

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Neymar nets 2 as Barca beats PSG 2-0 to reach CL semifinals

Barcelona's Neymar celebrates on the shoulders of teammate Dani Alves, after scoring his second goal during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain at the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Neymar scored two goals as Barcelona beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 on Tuesday to seal its return to the Champions League semifinals, joining Europe’s elite four teams for the seventh time in eight seasons.

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Bayern routs Porto 6-1 to reach Champions League semifinals

Bayern's Thiago celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the soccer Champions League quarterfinal second leg match between Bayern Munich and FC Porto at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich outclassed Porto 6-1 on Tuesday to reach its fourth consecutive Champions League semifinal and give coach Pep Guardiola an emphatic victory in his 100th match in charge of the German powerhouse.

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