LEON, (Spain), Oct 27: With Nacho Fernandez stealing the show with a spectacular scissor-kick goal in the second half, Real Madrid cruised to a 7-1 win over third-division Cultural Leonesa in its Copa del Rey debut on Wednesday, despite playing without most of its top players.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., June 18: David Ospina dived to his left, and Peru's Miguel Trauco sent his penalty kick down the middle, a yard above the ground. The 27-year-old Colombian goalkeeper kicked out his trailing right leg, and booted the ball away to give Colombia an advantage in the shootout.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass., june 18: Lionel Messi will play — and possibly start — in Argentina's Copa America quarterfinal match against Venezuela.
That doesn't mean Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel is ready to give up.
SEATTLE, June 17: Clint Dempsey scored for the third straight game on a first-half header and set up Gyasi Zardes for a tap-in goal midway through the second half, boosting the United States into the Copa America semifinals with a 2-1 win over Ecuador on Thursday night.
SEATTLE, June 14: After sitting out Argentina’s first game in the Copa America Centenario, Messi entered the second match, against Panama, as a substitute, then scored three good goals and assisted on a fourth in less than half hour. When Gerardo Martino's side meet Bolivia on Wednesday, Messi will look to increase goal tally and help his nation to sweep the Group D competitions.
PHILADELPHIA, June 12: The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America, getting a first-half goal from Clint Dempsey and surviving DeAndre Yedlin's early second-half ejection to beat Paraguay 1-0 on Saturday night.
Dempsey scored his 51st international goal in the 27th minute, but the Americans' defense was upended just three minutes into the second half.