• The Canadian Press

    Lizbeth Ovalle scores 2 more goals, Mexico reaches Women's Gold Cup semis with 3-2 win over Paraguay

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lizbeth Ovalle scored two goals and Mexico advanced to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup with a 3-2 victory over Paraguay on Sunday. Karen Luna also scored and Esthefanny Barreras saved a penalty for Mexico, which followed up its landmark victory over the U.S. on Monday by outlasting Paraguay in a thrilling second half featuring four goals and many more chances for both teams. Mexico will face Brazil in the semifinals in San Diego on Wednesday. Mexico conceded it

  • The Canadian Press

    Insigne scores with audacious chip as Toronto FC finally wins on the road

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — It's early days in Major League Soccer but Toronto FC coach John Herdman and Italian star Lorenzo Insigne already have reasons to smile. Toronto (1-0-1) set the table for next Saturday's home opener against Charlotte FC with a gritty 1-0 win Sunday at New England (0-2-0) that featured an audacious chipped goal by Insigne, some spectacular goalkeeping by Sean Johnson and stout defending as the Revolution pressed for an equalizer. It marked Toronto's first MLS league victory aw

  • The Canadian Press

    Barcelona and Girona fail to take advantage of Real Madrid's stumble in Spanish league

    MADRID (AP) — Barcelona and Girona failed to take advantage of Real Madrid's stumble in the Spanish league. Defending champion Barcelona was held 0-0 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, while Girona lost 1-0 at Mallorca. The Catalan clubs missed their chance to make up ground on league leader Madrid, which drew 2-2 at Valencia on Saturday. The weekend's results meant that Madrid increased its lead over second-place Girona to seven points and stayed eight points ahead of third-place Barcelona. Fourth-p

  • The Canadian Press

    Napoli rediscovers the form that took it to the Serie A title. The southern club beat Juventus 2-1

    ROME (AP) — Ten months and three coaches later, Napoli may have finally rediscovered the form that took it to the Serie A title. The Partenopei followed up their 6-1 thrashing of Sassuolo with a 2-1 victory over visiting Juventus in the Italian league on Sunday. Giacomo Raspadori scored the winner in the 88th minute at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona by redirecting in the rebound of a penalty kick from Victor Osimhen. Khvicha Kvaratskhelia had put Napoli ahead with an expert volley late in the