Incoming Chelsea owner Todd Boehly witnessed the work that lies ahead in listless draw with Leicester City

Incoming Chelsea owner Todd Boehly witnessed the work that lies ahead in listless draw with Leicester City

LONDON — Chelsea may actually be doing Thomas Tuchel a favor by ending the season like this. Incoming owner Todd Boehly was at Stamford Bridge on Thursday as Chelsea meandered to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City in their penultimate home game of a campaign that everyone in these parts cannot wait to be over. … Read more

Liverpool’s strength in depth takes Premier League title race to final day

Liverpool's strength in depth takes Premier League title race to final day

SOUTHAMPTON, England — After a case of history repeating, Liverpool have earned the chance to find out if destiny is calling. The Premier League title race will go to the final day of the season after Takumi Minamino and Joel Matip struck to overturn Nathan Redmond’s 13th-minute opener to ensure the Reds beat Southampton 2-1 … Read more

Romelu Lukaku was meant to solve Chelsea’s striker issues. After another FA Cup loss, what should the club do?

Romelu Lukaku was meant to solve Chelsea's striker issues.  After another FA Cup loss, what should the club do?

LONDON — Nothing quite screams “Chelsea need a striker” as the sight of Ross Barkley playing at centre-forward in an FA Cup final. It was a circuitous route to this most bizarre of situations, relying on a peripheral midfielder without any first-team minutes since Jan. 8 to help close out an occasion such as Saturday’s … Read more

Liverpool’s FA Cup win completes the double, but can they shake off fatigue to win two more this season?

Liverpool's FA Cup win completes the double, but can they shake off fatigue to win two more this season?

LONDON — Liverpool are leaving absolutely nothing out on the field in their pursuit of the quadruple. It is now two down, two to go, after a second cup final penalty shootout win against Chelsea this season saw Jurgen Klopp’s team add the FA Cup to the Carabao Cup they lifted at Wembley three months … Read more

Jurgen Klopp’s shrewdness keeps Liverpool on pace with Manchester City for Premier League in must-win over Aston Villa

Jurgen Klopp's shrewdness keeps Liverpool on pace with Manchester City for Premier League in must-win over Aston Villa

BIRMINGHAM, England — At the end of a day when Manchester City made a dangerous new blockbuster addition for next season, Jurgen Klopp’s gamble on his own squad depth paid off to keep Liverpool in the Premier League title race. City’s acquisition of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is a reminder they intend to set … Read more

Liverpool’s Quadruple hopes look less likely after Tottenham expose vulnerabilities in draw

Liverpool's Quadruple hopes look less likely after Tottenham expose vulnerabilities in draw

LIVERPOOL, England — The Quadruple is still on the horizon for Liverpool, but it is beginning to look like a more distant dream after Jurgen Klopp’s team finally stumbled in their pursuit of a history. Even though a 1-1 draw at home to Tottenham on Saturday took Liverpool back to the top of the Premier … Read more

Real Madrid stun Man City, Rodrygo the hero, Guardiola’s side melt down in Champions League semifinal

Real Madrid stun Man City, Rodrygo the hero, Guardiola's side melt down in Champions League semifinal

5:47 PM ET Rob DawsonMatch Rodrygo was Real Madrid’s hero with two late goals to help the Spanish giants into the Champions League final at Man City’s expense. Getty Images MADRID — Manchester City and Real Madrid followed up Tuesday night’s drama between Villarreal and Liverpool with a remarkable show of their own, with City … Read more

Arsenal’s Champions League return is within their grasp after big win at West Ham

Arsenal's Champions League return is within their grasp after big win at West Ham

LONDON — It has long felt as though Arsenal’s absence from Europe this season would provide them a telling advantage at some stage, and Sunday’s 2-1 win at West Ham was it. The timing of this game could not have been better for them, coming in the middle of West Ham’s first two-legged semifinal for … Read more

While Ronaldo meets expectations, Man United’s troubles run so deep that not even he can save them

While Ronaldo meets expectations, Man United's troubles run so deep that not even he can save them

MANCHESTER, England — Maybe the Glazers will never get it right as Manchester United owners. When they signed Tom Brady for their NFL franchise, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, they were rewarded with a Super Bowl title at the first attempt, but for all of Cristiano Ronaldo’s goals and star quality, the best they can hope … Read more

De Bruyne’s fastest Champions League goal, Benzema’s brilliance, sloppy mistakes and more

De Bruyne's fastest Champions League goal, Benzema's brilliance, sloppy mistakes and more

5:04 PM ET Rob DawsonMatch MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City and Real Madrid played out a pulsating Champions League semifinal first leg at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, with Man City earning the 4-3 advantage. Although City looked poised to run away with it, Madrid kept it close, and there will be plenty to play … Read more