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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Greek champion Olympiakos sought to have PAOK Thessaloniki relegated from the league on Monday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Both clubs filed appeals to CAS in a case which could decide which other Greek team reaches the qualifying rounds of next season’s Champions League. Olympiakos wants defending champion PAOK …

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NIMES, France (AP) — French soccer club Nimes, which narrowly avoided relegation to the second division, signed Norway defender Birger Meling on Monday. The 25-year-old Meling joins Nimes from Norwegian side Rosenborg. He signed through the 2022-23 season. Meling has appeared 11 times for Norway. Nimes finished the season in 18th place when the league …

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HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Staab’s header in the 77th minute pulled the Washington Spirit into a 1-1 draw with the Portland Thorns on Sunday night in the National Women’s Soccer League’s Challenge Cup tournament. Lindsey Horan’s diving header off a free kick from Meghan Klingenberg put the Thorns up 1-0 in the 69th minute. …

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A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Monday: ENGLAND Separated by one point, Tottenham and Everton are languishing in midtable and struggling to secure European qualification for next season ahead of their meeting in the Premier League. With just one win in three matches since the restart, 10th-place Tottenham has slipped 10 points …

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KRASNODAR, Russia (AP) — Zenit St. Petersburg has won the Russian Premier League title with four games to spare in a season extended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Zenit beat third-place FC Krasnodar 4-2 on Sunday to move 13 points clear of Lokomotiv Moscow, which is second and can win a maximum 12 more points. …

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They walked out to another guard of honor, with a huge rectangular banner high up in the Sir Kenny Dalglish Stand reading: “Liverpool FC – Champions Again”. Liverpool’s players were back home at Anfield for the first time since winning a first English league title since 1990. It was a triumphant return, too. Lacking the …

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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Che Adams scored from a spectacular long-range lob for his first goal for Southampton to earn a surprising 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday. Making his 30th appearance of a frustrating first season at the club, Adams pounced on a loose ball after City defender Oleksandr …

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HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Defender Abby Erceg’s header in the 81st minute gave the North Carolina Courage a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday in the National Women’s Soccer League’s Challenge Cup. The two-time defending NWSL champions have won all three of their games in Utah to sit atop the tournament standings. …

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MILAN (AP) — Teenage substitute Musa Juwara helped Bologna come from behind to win 2-1 at Inter Milan on Sunday in a pulsating Serie A game which saw both teams reduced to 10 players and the Nerazzurri miss a penalty. Juwara canceled out Romelu Lukaku’s opener before Musa Barrow scored the winner 10 minutes from …

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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool kept alive its bid to finish the Premier League season with a perfect home record after laboring to a 2-0 win against relegation-threatened Aston Villa on Sunday in its first match at Anfield since winning the title. A 17th straight home victory this season — and surely the most underwhelming …

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