Arsenal defeated Liverpool 2-0 to extend its lead in English soccer’s Premier League as its two closest pursuers lost.
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Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia will be sidelined up to one month with a hamstring injury, the Premier League club said on its website.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals as Real Madrid routed Galatasaray 6-1 in soccer’s Champions League, while Bayern Munich opened its title defense with a 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow.
Antonio Valencia signed a new four-year deal with Manchester United until the end of the 2014-15 season, the Premier League soccer champion said on its website.
Manchester United beat Schalke 4-1 to advance to the Champions League soccer final against Barcelona.
Chelsea boosted its chances of a top- four finish in soccer’s Premier League with a 1-0 win at champion Manchester United. Liverpool and Everton drew 0-0 in the Merseyside derby.
Manchester United beat 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-0 to establish a four-point lead atop English soccer’s Premier League and push its opponent to last place in the standings.
Manchester United won 3-0 at League Two club Aldershot to reach the quarterfinals of English soccer’s Carling Cup, while Arsenal rallied to beat Bolton 2-1.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
"We're a little worried."
- Antonio Valencia on Apr 12, 2013