Posts Tagged Professional soccer

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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Steve Cherundolo joins Hannover coaching staff

MUNICH (AP) — Former American national team defender Steve Cherundolo has joined the coaching staff of relegation-threatened Hannover.

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Injury-hit Madrid hosts Atletico in Champions League

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo runs during a training session in Madrid, Spain Tuesday April 21, 2015. Real Madrid will play Atletico Madrid Wednesday in a Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match in Madrid.(AP Photo/Paul White)

MADRID (AP) — If beating Atletico Madrid wasn’t hard enough for Real Madrid, the defending champions must now find a way to better their crosstown rivals in the Champions League without four of their most important players.

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Luis Suarez and Barcelona lead AP Global Football 10

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, right, reacts after scoring against Valencia during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

LONDON (AP) — Barcelona striker Luis Suarez was first in the Associated Press Global Football 10 player vote on Tuesday, and his team was also at the top of the list.

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