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LONDON (AP) — Ross Barkley set up the opening goal before scoring himself late in the game as Chelsea eased past relegation-threatened Watford in a 3-0 win to consolidate fourth place in the Premier League on Saturday. The England midfielder played in Olivier Giroud to score in the 28th minute and put Chelsea ahead at …

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BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich players celebrated in front of empty stands after claiming its 20th German Cup title on Saturday. The team showed its domestic dominance by beating Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the country’s first cup final held without supporters present, due to the coronavirus pandemic. “(It’s) a bit sad when the fans are …

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HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Amy Rodriguez scored in the 41st minute and the Utah Royals defeated Sky Blue 1-0 on Saturday in a group stage match of the National Women’s Soccer League’s Challenge Cup tournament. Rodriguez took a cross from Vero Boquete on a perfectly timed run and evaded three defenders for the goal at …

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MADRID (AP) — Valencia’s struggles in the Spanish league continued with a 2-2 draw at Granada on Saturday. The result ended Valencia’s three-game losing streak but extended its winless run to four matches. It has won only one of seven matches since the league resumed and is ninth in the standings, in danger of missing …

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MADRID (AP) — Celta Vigo missed a chance to move further away from the relegation zone after a 1-1 home draw against Real Betis in the Spanish league on Saturday. It was the third straight winless match for Celta, which stayed just outside the drop zone with four matches left. Celta took the lead with …

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WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolverhampton’s pursuit of a first-ever qualification for the Champions League received a setback after a 2-0 loss to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. Goals from Bukayo Saka, a highly rated 18-year-old midfielder, in the 43rd minute and substitute Alexandre Lacazette in the 86th ensured Wolves dropped points for the …

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The MLS is Back Tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps set for Thursday has been postponed because of positive tests for the coronavirus. The group-stage game will be rescheduled, the league said Saturday. FC Dallas announced earlier this week that six players had tested positive for the virus upon arrival in Florida …

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The MLS is Back Tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps set for Thursday has been postponed after eight players tested positive for the coronavirus. The group-stage game will be rescheduled, the league said Saturday. FC Dallas announced earlier this week that six players had tested positive for the virus upon arrival in …

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MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored with a free kick in the Italian league to help Juventus beat Torino 4-1 on Saturday in a match which also saw Gianluigi Buffon set the Serie A appearance record. Ronaldo scored Juve’s third goal to take his tally to 25 league goals this season, four behind Lazio …

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LEICESTER, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy passed 100 career goals in the Premier League by scoring twice as Leicester beat Crystal Palace 3-0 on Saturday to ignite its ambitions to qualify for next season’s Champions League. By netting for the first time since the restart of the league, Vardy also moved back as the outright …

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