• The Canadian Press

    Girona shows it's a genuine title contender with 4-2 statement win at Barcelona to go top in Spain

    MADRID (AP) — Girona made its strong case to be considered a genuine contender for the Spanish league title by beating Catalan rival Barcelona 4-2 on Sunday and overtaking Real Madrid at the top of the standings. Ukraine forwards Artem Dovbyk and Viktor Tsygankov teamed up for Girona's opener, and Miguel Gutierrez, Valery Fernández and Cristhian Stuani scored a goal each to seal the away victory against the defending league champions. Robert Lewandowski and Ilkay Gundogan scored Barcelona's goal

  • PA Media: Sport

    Granada’s LaLiga clash with Athletic Bilbao abandoned after death of home fan

    The game was stopped after around 15 minutes after officials were alerted to a problem in the stands

  • The Canadian Press

    Jose Mourinho's Roma holds on for 1-1 draw with Fiorentina despite ending with 9 men

    ROME (AP) — Jose Mourinho’s Roma earned a point that seemed like a victory. The Giallorossi held on with only nine men for a 1-1 draw with visiting Fiorentina in Serie A on Sunday. Roma moved up to fourth place and into the Champions League spots — a significant step for a team that didn’t qualify for Europe’s elite competition during Mourinho’s first two seasons in charge. But it was a costly point for Roma as Paulo Dybala limped off with an apparent injury and Romelu Lukaku was shown a red car

  • The Canadian Press

    Nice beats Reims 2-1 to take back 2nd place in French league

    PARIS (AP) — Ivory Coast forward Jeremie Boga scored the winner as Nice beat Reims 2-1 to take back second place in the French league on Sunday. Boga picked his spot from 18 yards to unleash a low strike that Reims goalkeeper Yehvann Diouf palmed into his own net in the 82nd minute. Nice is known for patiently probing for an opening by swapping passes in its own half. But goalkeeper Marcin Bulka diverted from the script with a long punt in the 55th. The Reims defense cleared the ball into the pa