• The Canadian Press

    Lyon wins Women's Champions League stunning Barca in final

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Lyon has its trophy back. The French club beat defending champion and favorite Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday to earn a record-extending eighth Women’s Champions League trophy. “We felt a strength from all the team, I think everyone was motivated 200%,” said player of the match Amandine Henry, who scored a stunning opening goal. “We had said since the beginning of the season that we wanted to win this trophy back. So we really wanted to make our mark on the field. And I think we d

  • The Canadian Press

    Fiorentina edges Atalanta for Europa Conference League spot

    ROME (AP) — Fiorentina edged Atalanta for Serie A’s final berth in Europe with a 2-0 win over Juventus on Saturday. With goals from Alfred Duncan and Nicolás González, Fiorentina claimed seventh place and a Europa Conference League spot. Atalanta lost at home to Empoli 1-0. Fiorentina finished seventh and Atalanta eighth, ending the Bergamo squad’s run of playing in Europe at five consecutive seasons -- the last three in the Champions League, including a quarterfinal appearance in 2020. Fiorenti

  • The Canadian Press

    Leipzig beats Freiburg 4-2 on penalties in German Cup final

    BERLIN (AP) — Ten-man Leipzig came from a goal down in the German Cup final to beat Freiburg 4-2 on penalties for the club’s first trophy in its short history on Saturday. Christopher Nkunku equalized in the 76th minute for 1-1 in normal time, sending the game to extra time, then penalties, where Freiburg captain Christian Günter and Ermedin Demirovic both missed. Demirovic, who struck the post in extra time, crashed his effort off the crossbar. Maximilian Eggestein fired Freiburg ahead in the 1