Borussia Dortmund scored twice in stoppage time to move into the Champions League soccer semifinals, while record-nine time winner Real Madrid held off a late comeback from Galatasaray to advance.
Sweden enters its final European Championship game against France with a quarterfinal place out of reach and the fate of its group rivals riding on the result. The Swedes say they won’t lack motivation.
England and France tied 1-1 last night at soccer’s European Championship, while Ukraine’s record scorer Andriy Shevchenko got two goals as the co-host rallied to beat Sweden 2-1.
Germany lost a four-goal lead for the first time to tie 4-4 with Sweden in European qualifying for soccer’s 2014 World Cup, while Spain drew 1-1 with France after surrendering a stoppage-time goal.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from European newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his team’s chances of ending a seven-year wait for a Premier League title are “slim” after a 2-1 loss at Bolton yesterday.
Lee Chung-Yong’s goal in the 90th minute gave Bolton a 3-2 win over Birmingham in the quarterfinals of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Lee Chung-Yong scored in the 90th minute to give Bolton a 3-2 win at Birmingham in the quarterfinals of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
Manchester United drew 0-0 at Sunderland, losing a chance to tie Chelsea at the top of England’s Premier League. Tottenham came back to win 2-1 at home against Aston Villa.