MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid won't be going a second consecutive season without a title. After failing to lift a trophy under Zinedine Zidane last season, Carlo Ancelotti’s Madrid secured the Spanish Super Cup title with a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday in Saudi Arabia. Luka Modric and Karim Benzema scored a goal in each half of the final as Madrid comfortably defeated the defending champions to reinforce its status as the top team in Spain this season. Madrid has already beaten Barcelona t
The Blues parted company with Benitez on Sunday after just 22 games in charge.
MILAN (AP) — Sérgio Oliveira marked his debut by winning and converting a penalty to help new side Roma to a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday. Oliveira, who joined on loan from Porto on Wednesday, netted in the 34th minute to help Roma end a winless streak of three matches and move into sixth spot in Serie A. Cagliari was two points from safety. League leader Inter Milan visited fourth-place Atalanta later Sunday and can move four points clear with a win. José