MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid has secured the transfer of Argentina defender Nahuel Molina from Udinese, the Spanish club said Thursday.
Atlético said the 24-year-old Molina has agreed to sign a five-year contract.
MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid has added young Brazilian Samuel Lino to its midfield, the Spanish club said Friday.
Atlético said that Lino agreed to a five-year contract after it secured his transfer from Portuguese club Gil Vicente.
MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid added experience to its midfield by signing Belgium international Axel Witsel on Wednesday on a one-year deal.
The 33-year-old Witsel joined on a free transfer after his contract at Borussia Dortmund, which he joined in 2018, expired at the end of last season.
BERLIN (AP) — Striker Erling Haaland scored twice as Borussia Dortmund routed Wolfsburg 6-1 on Saturday to maintain its slim chances of winning the German league.
Dortmund is six points behind Bayern Munich with only a mathematical chance of the title.
BERLIN (AP) — Axel Witsel scored late to give Borussia Dortmund a bad-tempered 1-0 win at Mainz on Wednesday in their postponed Bundesliga game to cut the gap to leader Bayern Munich to four points.
BERLIN (AP) — St. Pauli knocked defending champion Borussia Dortmund out of the German Cup with a 2-1 win in their third-round game on Tuesday.
It's just the latest in what is shaping up to be a season of disappointments for Dortmund, which trails Bayern Munich by six points in the Bundesliga and was knocked out in the group stage of the Champions League.
BERLIN (AP) — With Erling Haaland still injured, Borussia Dortmund needed Julian Brandt to score the winner in a 2-1 victory over Augsburg on Saturday in the Bundesliga.
Brandt helped to fill the gap created by the Norway forward’s continued absence, grabbing Dortmund’s second goal in the 51st minute with a low shot inside the right post after Marco Reus sent the ball on.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium players Yannick Carrasco, Axel Witsel and Thibaut Courtois have been released back to their clubs ahead of a World Cup qualifier against Belarus on Wednesday.
The trio did not travel with the squad to Kazan, Russia, where the game was switched due to sanctions against the Minsk government.
BERLIN (AP) — Erling Haaland scored in injury time to give Borussia Dortmund a 3-2 win over Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Friday just when it looked like his team would have to settle for another disappointing result.
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England and Scotland played to a 0-0 draw at the European Championship.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Jeremy Doku and Leandro Trossard were called up Monday to the Belgium squad for the European Championship alongside the usual stalwarts of the country's “Golden Generation.”
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez named Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne and Axel Witsel in his list of 26 players for the continental tournament.
MOSCOW (AP) — For Russia's top clubs, it's almost as if the World Cup never happened.
The national team made an incredible run to the World Cup quarterfinals, but Russia's clubs have struggled to show any momentum in European competitions this season.