Ligue 1: Wissam Ben Yedder helps Monaco hand Nantes first home defeat of season, move to 8th spot on table
Prolific striker Wissam Ben Yedder grabbed his ninth goal of the season as Monaco handed Nantes their first home Ligue 1 defeat of the campaign on Friday.
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Poland, Russia secure places as Germany, Netherlands boost hopes of reaching finals
Poland and Russia secured their places at Euro 2020 on Sunday with victories over North Macedonia and Cyprus respectively, while Germany and the Netherlands boosted their hopes of reaching the finals.
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Eden Hazard inspires Belgium to win over Russia; Memphis Depay shines in Netherlands' stroll
Eden Hazard ensured Belgium kicked off their qualifying campaign for Euro 2020 in style on Thursday with a brace in a home victory over Russia, while a Memphis Depay-inspired Netherlands romped to a 4-0 win over Belarus.
Monaco moved nine points away from Ligue 1's relegation play-off spot as a 90th-minute Carlos Vinicius goal helped them beat second-place Lille 1-0 on Friday.
Ligue 1: Cesc Fabregas' first goal in France helps Monaco edge past Toulouse; Marseille slump to defeat at Reims
Cesc Fabregas scored his first goal for Monaco and it proved a crucial one as it earned his troubled new employers a precious win over Toulouse.
Ligue 1: Lyon hit three past relegation-threatened Monaco to heap pressure on Thierry Henry; 10-man Lille beat Nimes
Lyon beat Monaco to keep pace with Lille, who won 3-2 at Nimes earlier despite playing much of the match with 10 men.
Ligue 1: AS Monaco confirm signing of Russian midfielder Aleksandr Golovin from CSKA Moscow on five-year deal
Russia midfielder Aleksandr Golovin, one of the heroes of their World Cup campaign, has joined AS Monaco from CSKA Moscow on a five-year deal, the two clubs said on Friday.
Premier League: Chelsea sack Antonio Conte. set to appoint Maurizio Sarri as new manager, claim reports
The long-running saga over Antonio Conte's future appears to have been resolved with Chelsea sacking him as manager and appointing Maurizio Sarri, according to media reports on Thursday.
Highlights Russia vs Croatia, FIFA World Cup 2018, Quarter-final at Sochi: Croatia clinch tie in penalties
Croatia will fancy their chances against surprise package and hosts Russia when the two sides clash in the FIFA World Cup quarter-final. Follow our live blog for scores and updates from Russia.
Premier League: Chelsea manager Antonino Conte's ouster imminent as Maurizio Sarri awaits confirmation, claim reports
Conte's intense training methods angered senior players and he alienated the board over his disparaging treatment of Spanish striker Diego Costa and constant carping over the club's failure to replace top players with those of similar ability.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Igor Akinfeev stars for Russia as host nation stun Spain on penalties to enter quarter-final
Spain controlled the game as expected but struggled to create genuine chances, with Akinfeev sharp on the few occasions they did before saving from Koke and Iago Aspas to seal a 4-3 win on penalties.
Highlights, Spain vs Russia, FIFA World Cup 2018, Round of 16 in Moscow: Russia clinch tie in penalties
Russia take on 2010 World Cup champions Spain for a place in the quarter-finals. Follow our live blog for scores and updates from Moscow.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera wins 100th cap after starting match against Russia
Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera will win his 100th international cap in the match against Russia, and will also become the player with most appearances in the World Cup for Uruguay.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Forget stylish attacking moves, goals scored from set-pieces are proving crucial in Russia
This World Cup has started with a spate of goals off of set pieces and penalty kicks, as many teams have struggled to score in the run of play.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia get the party going by decimating Saudi Arabia's defence in tournament opener
Sometimes direct football is the best modus operandi, especially for teams without earth-shattering talents in their ranks. Russia kept it simple and reaped the rewards, while Saudi Arabia committed schoolboy errors and paid the price.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Denis Cheryshev shines as Russia thump Saudi Arabia 5-0 to launch campaign in style
Denis Cheryshev struck twice for Russia as the World Cup hosts thumped Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the tournament in Moscow on Thursday.