Zlatan Ibrahimovic's hat trick gave Manchester United a 3-0 win against St Etienne in a Europa League round of 32 first-leg clash at Old Trafford on Thursday.
Ibrahimovic opened the scoring in unusual circumstances after 15 minutes when his free kick struck the St Etienne wall and deflected towards goal leaving St Etienne goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier wrong-footed and stranded before crawling over the line.
He added an important second in the 74th minute as substitute Marcus Rashford squared from...
Villarreal have confirmed that forward Roberto Soldado has been given the all-clear by doctors to resume training six months after undergoing surgery on his knee.
Soldado tore his anterior cruciate ligament and external meniscus in his right knee during the Trofeo Herrera meeting with Deportivo on Aug. 9.
The 31-year-old appeared in good spirits as he joined his teammates in training for the first time on Tuesday afternoon.
The former Tottenham and Valencia player took to Twitter to express his...
Sevilla missed the opportunity to close the gap on Barcelona and Real Madrid ahead of them in La Liga as they were held to a goalless draw by Villarreal on Sunday.
Samir Nasri failed from the penalty spot in the 49th minute, Wissam Ben Yedder had his goal disallowed for offside in the 59th, and Vicente Iborra's close-range header was brilliantly saved by Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo in the 82nd, keeping Jorge Sampaoli's side from being able to gain ground on their rivals.
The result left...