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Marcotti's Musings: Man City's nightmare weekend on and off the pitch

The Premier League champions have some concerns. Plus: Real Madrid lost again, Liverpool's slump continued, Bayern claimed an important win and Inter prevailed in Milan.

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Man City's possible punishments: Points deductions, stripped titles and worse




Treatment of Vinicius is only encouraging racist abuse

Vinicius is being kicked up and down the pitch by opponents and racially abused by fans in the stands, and Spanish football is letting it happen.

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Transfer Talk: LAFC make move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Chelsea future looking increasingly bleak, LAFC have emerged as potential suitors. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Laurens: PSG 'furious' with Chelsea for Ziyech breakdown




Premier League's top two lose, more mediocrity from Real Madrid

Another weekend of European football is in the books and, as usual, there have been plot twists and upsets galore. Here's ESPN's Weekend Review.

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Casemiro red card mars nervy Man United victory as Rashford continues scoring form

Manchester United are third in the league after beating Crystal Palace, but Casemiro's three-game ban will compound problems for Erik ten Hag.

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Liverpool ratings: Matip and Gomez 4/10 in embarrassing defeat to Wolves

Liverpool were hammered 3-0 by Wolves in the Premier League on Saturday and a number of their stars failed to perform, especially in defence.


Raphinha, Kessie shine as Barcelona thrash Sevilla, put Real Madrid on notice

Barcelona moved to a comfy 8-point lead over Real Madrid on the LaLiga table after thrashing Sevilla on Sunday.

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Real Madrid stumble at Mallorca as Asensio misses penalty

Real Madrid's LaLiga title challenge suffered a blow as they were outfought and beaten 1-0 in Mallorca as Marco Asensio missed a penalty.


Man United, PSG summer target Victor Osimhen could cost more than €100m

The January window has just closed, but two clubs are already eyeing a summer move for a nine-figure fee. ESPN's Insider Notebook has the latest.

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The European teams that have defied the odds since World Cup break

Projection models couldn't account for a World Cup in the middle of the club season. What does data say about teams changing narratives?

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