Juventus beat Napoli 3-0 to close within a point of Italian soccer league leader Roma, which was held to a 1-1 home draw by Sassuolo. Barcelona won 4-1 at Real Betis to open up a three-point lead in Spain.
Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich both won 5-0 to maintain their perfect starts in soccer’s Champions League, while Real Madrid kept its 100 percent record by beating Juventus 2-1.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Tottenham made a 26 million-pound ($41.2 million) bid for Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente, the Mail on Sunday reported, without citing anyone.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Defending champion Spain, the Netherlands and Germany won to maintain perfect starts to qualifying for soccer’s 2012 European Championship.
Tournament favorite Manchester City and Manchester United opened the Europa League round of 16 with losses as all three remaining Spanish teams won.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.