• The Canadian Press

    Inter Miami to play 2 matches in Saudi Arabia. Messi vs. Ronaldo will happen Feb. 1

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will meet in Saudi Arabia after all. Inter Miami confirmed Monday that it will take part in the Riyadh Season Cup — something that was announced by Saudi officials on Nov. 21. Inter Miami said the reports at that time were inaccurate. Inter Miami will play Al-Hilal on Jan. 29 and Al Nassr — Ronaldo's team — on Feb. 1. Those two clubs lead the Saudi Pro League and Ronaldo is that league's leading scorer. “These matches will offer imp

  • The Canadian Press

    CF Montréal acquires Canadian defender Edwards from LA Galaxy

    MONTREAL — CF Montréal acquired Canadian international defender Raheem Edwards from the Los Angeles Galaxy on Monday in exchange for US$400,000 in general allocation money. For the 28-year-old from Toronto, it's a second stint with Montreal. He split the 2018 season between Montreal and Chicago. “We're delighted to welcome Raheem back to Montreal, as he already knows the club and the city well," Olivier Renard, Montreal's vice-president and chief sporting officer, said in a statement. “We are pr

  • The Canadian Press

    Granada wins point in La Liga game restarted after death of fan

    MADRID (AP) — Granada came from behind to draw with Athletic Bilbao 1-1 in a La Liga game that was restarted on Monday, a day after a fan died in the stands. The game was suspended on Sunday after 17 minutes when Athletic goalkeeper Unai Simón alerted the referee to a problem with one of the supporters at Estadio Los Cármenes. Doctors from both teams helped but the fan who suffered a cardiac arrest could not be resuscitated. The teams left the field and agreed to continue the match on Monday. Bo

  • The Canadian Press

    Empoli draws with Lecce, Cagliari wins from behind in Serie A

    ROME (AP) — Empoli drew at home to Lecce 1-1 and extended the visitor's winless run to 10 matches in Serie A on Monday. Also, Cagliari scored twice in injury time to beat visiting Sassuolo 2-1 and move out of the relegation places into 16th place, one behind Sassuolo. It was the fourth game in a row Lecce drew and it moved to 17 points, five ahead of Empoli, which sat one place above the relegation zone. It could have been different for Lecce after it took the lead in the 64th minute thanks to a