MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema and Éder Militão will miss Real Madrid’s Spanish league match at Mallorca on Sunday due to minor injuries, coach Carlo Ancelotti said. Ancelotti added that both players will travel with the team to the Club World Cup in Morocco next week, even though their availability is still doubtful. “Militão and Karim are both undergoing tests. It is nothing serious,” Ancelotti said on Saturday. “Tomorrow, they are not going to play but they will travel with the team to the Club
PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi's second-half goal helped a lackluster Paris Saint-Germain beat Toulouse 2-1 to move eight points clear at the top of the French league on Saturday. The superstar struck with a typical curling strike in the 57th minute following a move with Morocco right back Achraf Hakimi, who drew PSG level late in the first half after free kick specialist Branco van den Boomen put Toulouse ahead in the 20th. PSG was without injured forwards Kylian Mbappé and Neymar and relied heavily
Joel Matip’s own goal set the tone for an awful defeat as the hosts raced into a 2-0 lead inside 12 minutes.
A three-match suspension is a big blow.