Sport: Soccer

Arsenal's all-time record goalscorer Henry said Wenger's recent lack of success in the Premier League should not tarnish his legacy.
The 29-year-old, who has scored 21 Premier League goals for champions City this season, is recovering from knee surgery.
A number of people have reacted to the departure of Arsenal’s longest-serving coach.
Arsenal said in a statement that manager Arsene Wenger will leave the club at the end of the season.
Chelsea meet Southampton for the second time in eight days in a FA Cup semi-final on Sunday after Conte's side came from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at St. Mary's on Saturday.
Real Sociedad have been on a good run of form since Imanol Alguacil succeeded sacked coach Eusebio Sacristan
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere's current deal runs out in the summer and, despite an offer being on the table, the 26-year-old is yet to agree terms.
Young Ajax, the Cape Town club’s youth side, will arrive in the Netherlands in four weeks’ time for the club’s annual European Tour.
The national football league (Linafoot) announced Wednesday that it had suspended "all its activities until further notice".
"I'm not happy with the result, it's not positive for us. We played well, above all in the first half," Real coach Zinedine Zidane told reporters.
The 20-year-old Jovic stabbed in from a corner against the run of play to set up an extraordinary final clash for Kovac.
Smalling fired the visitors ahead with a close-range finish in the 28th minute and Lukaku sealed the win with a superb strike in the 70th.
United manager Jose Mourinho had vowed to drop several of his under-performing stars in the aftermath of Sunday's shock 1-0 defeat against struggling West Bromwich Albion.
Clubs from the six confederations take part in the Club World Cup, but the gulf in quality can be embarrassingly large.
Former Senegal international striker El Hadji Diouf said the country had top players but most seemed comfortable playing in the Premier Soccer League.
The victory increases the Chloorkop-based side's unbeaten run to 15 matches and restores their 6-point lead over 2nd-placed Orlando Pirates at the top of the log.
The point means Barca can guarantee lifting the title if they win their next games at Deportivo La Coruna and Real Madrid but they could wrap up a 25th Liga crown.
Spurs full back Serge Aurier clipped the heels of Jose Izquierdo and Pascal Gross managed to squeeze his spot-kick past keeper Hugo Lloris to the relief of the home fans.
Leverkusen are up to third in the Bundesliga, but trail champions Bayern by a massive 24 points and the gulf in the league table showed up clearly in this semi-final.
The football governing body plans to expand the World Cup from 32 teams to 48 for the 2026 tournament.
The Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned Orlando Pirates by ordering that the club must play two home matches in a closed stadium.
Orlando Pirates star player Thembinkosi Lorch was substituted at halftime in the 2-1 win away to Amazulu after the injury.
Morocco is vying against the joint bid by Canada, Mexico and the US to stage the competition in 2016.
The win saw Mainz move out of the bottom three for the first time since January, drawing level on points with Freiburg, who drop down into the relegation play-off place. would like to send you push notifications.
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