• The Canadian Press

    MATCHDAY: Tottenham-Chelsea in EPL; Real opens title defense

    A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday: ENGLAND Tottenham is seeking just a second victory at Stamford Bridge since the Premier League started in 1992 when it travels across London to play Chelsea in the headline game of the second round. Indeed, the last five meetings between the teams have all been won by Chelsea, which handed out three humbling losses to Tottenham in January. That left Antonio Conte, the Tottenham manager who used to be in charge of Chelsea, to reflect on the

  • The Telegraph

    Frenkie de Jong wants Chelsea move in further blow to Manchester United

    Frenkie De Jong has indicated that Chelsea is his preferred destination should a move to the Premier League materialise in the final weeks of the summer transfer window.

  • The Canadian Press

    New-look Barcelona held 0-0 by Rayo in Lewandowski's debut

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Robert Lewandowski endured a frustrating debut for Barcelona on Saturday when Rayo Vallecano held on for a 0-0 draw at Camp Nou in their Spanish league opener. Lewandowski and his new teammates were kept well in check by Rayo, which also proved dangerous on the break and was only stopped from scoring by the goalkeeping of Marc-Andre ter Stegen. More than 81,000 fans turned out to see the new-look Barcelona that club president Joan Laporta built after mortgaging the future

  • The Canadian Press

    Neymar nets 2 as PSG beats Montpellier 5-2 in French league

    MONACO (AP) — Neymar and Paris Saint-Germain's high-powered attack put on another impressive display in a 5-2 win over Montpellier in the French league on Saturday as Kylian Mbappe opened his account but missed a penalty in his return from a groin injury. Neymar scored twice to take his tally to three goals in two league games for the defending champion on a night when Lionel Messi was held scoreless. The Brazil striker was also PSG’s best player in preseason friendlies as he looks to find his p