Ten of the 32 spots at the 2014 soccer World Cup are now filled after Italy, the Netherlands, the U.S., Costa Rica and Argentina secured berths.
Lionel Messi scored twice as Argentina won 5-2 at Paraguay to qualify for next year’s soccer World Cup with two matches to spare.
Argentina beat Paraguay 5-2 to qualify for the soccer World Cup for the 11th straight time.
Maxi Rodriguez scored three goals as Liverpool routed Fulham 5-2 to boost its chances of playing in soccer’s Europa League next season.
Andy Carroll’s stoppage-time goal gave 10-man Liverpool a 3-2 win at Blackburn and kept the home team in the Premier League’s relegation zone.
Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 to send the Blues to a second straight home loss in the Premier League as Glen Johnson got a late winner against his former team.
Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson hailed a “famous victory” at Bolton yesterday that lifted the Reds out of the relegation positions in soccer’s Premier League.
Liverpool won 1-0 at Bolton today to climb out of the relegation positions in English soccer’s Premier League. Newcastle defeated 10-man Sunderland 5-1.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 to reach the semifinals of English soccer’s Carling Cup, while a Sergio Aguero goal gave Manchester City a 1-0 victory against Arsenal.