A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday: ENGLAND The north London derby kicks off a seven-game lineup in the Premier League. Surprise leader Arsenal hosts Tottenham at Emirates Stadium. The Gunners have won six of seven games to sit one point ahead of defending champion Manchester City and Tottenham, the league’s only two unbeaten sides. Fourth-placed Brighton, another early season surprise, faces a stern test when it visits Liverpool. It’s the first match for new Brighton mana
Spain will be without 17 of its best players for a showdown with the USWNT on Oct. 11. U.S. players have expressed solidarity with their excluded Spanish counterparts.
BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin winger Jean-Paul Boëtius had a testicle with a malignant tumor removed and won't need chemotherapy, the club said on Friday. “Follow-up treatment is not necessary because the intervention by Dr. Sebastian Hofbauer … took place at a very early stage. That’s according to subsequent examinations,” Hertha said of the operation that took place on Sept. 23. “Our No. 10 will be able to return to the field in just a few weeks.” The tumor was discovered on Sept. 21 when the 28