SASSUOLO, Italy (AP) — Sassuolo fired Alessio Dionisi as coach on Sunday and put youth team manager Emiliano Bigica temporarily in charge, with the team hovering dangerously close to the relegation zone. Sassuolo has won just one of its last 13 matches in all competitions — losing 10 of them — and Saturday’s defeat to fellow struggler Empoli left it level on points with Hellas Verona and Cagliari, which are in the bottom three. Sassuolo announced the news in a brief statement on its website. It
Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool (AET): Virgil van Dijk’s headed effort was the difference and wins the league cup for Jurgen Klopp’s men
LONDON (AP) — Jurgen Klopp just couldn't keep the smile from his face. It was deep into stoppage time at Wembley on Sunday and the English League Cup final against Chelsea was locked at 0-0. A penalty shootout loomed. Yet, with tensions running high, Klopp turned to the Liverpool fans, savored the moment and produced that trademark toothy grin. Perhaps he knew what was coming. That Virgil van Dijk was about to score a 118th-minute winner to finally break down Chelsea's resistance and secure a re
The ex-Southampton and Walsall manager had been living with dementia.