Tag : Football

Soccer-Discontent growing over VAR use in Ligue 1

PARIS (Reuters) - If team bosses were to be heard, most French clubs would have more points after eight Ligue 1 matches in a season that has been marked by complaints about the Video Assistant Referee. Olympique Lyonnais president Jean-Michel Aulas said his team had been stripped of five points because of the VAR while Clermont coach Pascal Gatie...

Soccer-Chelsea thrash Spurs as Greaves death overshadows action

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea and Manchester United maintained their unbeaten starts to the Premier League season on Sunday as English football mourned the passing of goalscoring great Jimmy Greaves. Chelsea, the club with whom Greaves began his career, won 3-0 at Tottenham Hotspur, for whom the forward netted a club record 266 goal...

Soccer-Struggling Leipzig rescue draw at Cologne with second-half equaliser

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Amadou Haidara's second-half goal rescued a 1-1 draw for RB Leipzig at Cologne on Saturday, helping the side avoid their third straight league defeat although they remain stuck in the lower half of the Bundesliga table. Following an exciting first half where both teams hit the woodwork, Anthony Modeste put the hosts i...