Radamel Falcao

TAMPA, Fla. | US loses 4-2 to Colombia in Bradley’s return

TAMPA, Fla.— Carlos Bacca, Radamel Falcao and Miguel Borja scored second-half goals to lead Colombia over the United States 4-2 on Thursday night in an exhibition that marked the return of American captain Michael Bradley to the national team following a one-year absence. James Rodriguez put Colombia ahead with a pretty curling shot from just … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla. | US loses 4-2 to Colombia in Bradley’s return

MOSCOW | Enforced development helps give Europe a grip on World Cup

MOSCOW — Explaining Europe’s stranglehold on the World Cup requires delving into a thick handbook of seemingly mind-numbing regulations. The eligibility requirements for clubs playing in Europe’s elite club competitions go far beyond guidelines for stadiums, spectators and players at Champions League and Europa League matches. Flick past finance and governance rules and stop at … Continue reading MOSCOW | Enforced development helps give Europe a grip on World Cup

Monaco title challenge fades after draw at Montpellier

PARIS/January 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Monaco drew at Montpellier 0-0 on Saturday and further relinquished its grip on the French title it won so convincingly last season. If league leader Paris Saint-Germain wins at fifth-place Nantes on Sunday it will move 11 points clear of Monaco with 20 of 38 matches played. Monaco scored more than 150 … Continue reading Monaco title challenge fades after draw at Montpellier