Soccer

English Premier League race to finish remains tight

English Premier League race to finish remains tight

Barcelona needed late goals from Leo Messi and Luis Suarez to steal a point at lowly Villareal. Messi scored an incredible free kick from just outside the box in the 90th minute before Luis Suarez equalized with a rebound strike off a corner kick three minutes later to earn first place Barca a draw.

Men’s Soccer: Huskies, undefeated at home, look to stay perfect against Sacred Heart

Men’s Soccer: Huskies, undefeated at home, look to stay perfect against Sacred Heart

In six home appearances this season, the UConn men’s soccer team has yet to lose a game, racking up a 5-0-1 record. The Huskies have won three of their last four, haven’t suffered a loss in conference play and continue to climb in nearly every national poll and metric.

Champions League: Liverpool destroys Man City in quarter-finals first leg

Champions League: Liverpool destroys Man City in quarter-finals first leg

Liverpool routed Manchester City Wednesday afternoon in the most anticipated Champions League game of the season. The Anfield crowd was treated to a 3-0 victory in the quarterfinals first leg with goals coming from Mohamed Salah (12’), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (20’) and Sadio Mané (31’).

Column: Is the Premier League back?

Column: Is the Premier League back?

The English Premier League and La Liga are widely considered the two best leagues in the world. Both have their supporters, but recently La Liga has separated itself by dominating European competitions. Meanwhile, English teams have struggled in the UEFA Champions league, with Spanish teams dominating the tournament and winning five of the last seven matches.

Since Chelsea’s win in 2012 over Bayern Munich, no English team has even reached the final.

Talking Soccer: Pulisic becomes the man US needs

Talking Soccer: Pulisic becomes the man US needs

Christian Pulisic, a kid who left Hershey, Pennsylvania to go to Dortmund, Germany has had a meteoric rise that put him on the European map and makes him the biggest star the United States Men’s National Team has ever had. All of this is happening before he’s turned 20 years old.

Column: Syrian national team continues miraculous journey, provides hope where there is none

Column: Syrian national team continues miraculous journey, provides hope where there is none

It could take another miracle or two to make that possibility a reality but if the Syrian national team can lock up their first World Cup berth, the people of Syria can unite a little more, even if only for 90 minutes every few days in June 2018.

Barcelona’s incredible Champions’ League comeback ranks among the greatest ever

F.C. Barcelona’s second leg comeback in the Champions’ League Round of 16 against Paris St. Germain on Wednesday afternoon might just be the top of them all. I know that may be a bold claim to make given how many great comebacks there have been as of late, let alone in the history of sports.