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Melbourne City have made another statement signing for their A-League title defence, adding Italian Manuel Pucciarelli to their already-stacked attack.Pucciarelli, 30, an attacking midfielder who can also play as a second striker and inverted left winger, spent more than a decade in Italy's Serie A, predominantly for Empoli, but also Chievo.
Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema have scored within the space of three minutes deep in the second half to propel Real Madrid to a 2-1 win at Valencia in La Liga.The hosts went ahead in the 66th minute with a thumping low strike from forward Hugo Duro, who spent last season on loan with Madrid.
A late Mauro Icardi strike has earned Paris Saint-Germain a last-gasp 2-1 home victory over Lyon with Lionel Messi replaced with the game on the line after making limited impact on his home debut.Icardi headed home from Kylian Mbappe's cross four minutes into stoppage time after Neymar had levelled with a penalty for the league leaders - who made it six wins from as many starts.
AC Milan forward Ante Rebic's late header has earned a 1-1 draw at Juventus in Serie A, leaving Massimiliano Allegri's side still searching for a first league win of the season.The draw between the two Italian heavyweights on Sunday came at the end of a day which saw Jose Mourinho suffer his first defeat as AS Roma manager with a 3-2 loss at Hellas Verona in a thrilling encounter.
Coach Oliver Glasner has returned to Wolfsburg with Eintracht Frankfurt and ended his former club's perfect start in the Bundesliga season by securing a 1-1 draw which enables champions Bayern Munich to end the weekend on top of the table.Sam Lammers opened the scoring for Frankfurt on Sunday before Dutch compatriot Wout Weghorst levelled for Wolfsburg midway through the second half.
For all the goals scored - including a record 266 for Tottenham - it was the game Jimmy Greaves that missed out on that proved an enduring heartache for the man who stands as England's greatest striker.Sustaining a leg injury that required 14 stiches in the final group stage match at the 1966 World Cup, Greaves lost his place to Geoff Hurst.
Footballing greats past and present have hailed Jimmy Greaves as "the best goalscorer to ever play" and compared him to Lionel Messi as tributes poured in following the death of the former Tottenham, Chelsea and England striker.Greaves, who died at home on Sunday morning aged 81, was described by his old Spurs and England teammate Alan Mullery as "a wonderful, wonderful footballer, the best goalscorer to ever play.
David de Gea has ended one of football's most frustrating runs, with his last-gasp penalty save to secure Manchester United's victory at West Ham being the first spot kick he's kept out in five years.His late heroics on Sunday ended a painful run of 40 successive spot kicks since he last saved one.
Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has admitted his team were "terrible" going forward during a 1-0 defeat by Livingston in the Scottish Premiership.Andrew Shinnie's first-half strike consigned Celtic to a sixth defeat in seven away games under their Australian boss on Sunday as their dismal record at Livingston continued.
Chelsea have dismantled London rivals Tottenham 3-0 and Manchester United earned a dramatic 2-1 win at West Ham as the two Premier League heavyweights joined a third, Liverpool, at the top of the table.European champions Chelsea's dominant second-half performance at Spurs on Sunday, with goals by Thiago Silva, the inspirational N'Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger, saw the unbeaten Blues move on to 13 points.
Germany's Stephan Kuntz has been appointed Turkey national team coach, the nation's football federation TFF announced."The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) executive committee has agreed terms with German coach Stephan Kuntz to take helm at the senior national team," a statement said.
Jimmy Greaves, one of England's greatest goal-scorers who was prolific for Tottenham, Chelsea and AC Milan has died.With 266 goals in 379 appearances, Greaves was the all-time record scorer for Tottenham, who announced his death on Sunday.
Former England, Tottenham and Chelsea striker Jimmy Greaves has died at the age of 81, Spurs have announced.Greaves suffered a stroke in May 2015 which has left him wheelchair-bound and with severely impaired speech and Tottenham said he had died at home on Sunday morning.
Manchester United stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Dean Henderson have offered support to a Perth-based soccer player who was critically injured when he was punched from behind in an alleged unprovoked attack.English striker Danny Hodgson, who plays for ECU Joondalup in the National Premier Leagues Western Australia, turned 26 on Sunday.
Inter Milan seem intent on successfully defending their Serie A title, completely overwhelming visitors Bologna 6-1 to extend their unbeaten start to the Italian league.First-half substitute Edin Dzeko scored two late goals after Lautaro Martinez, Milan Skriniar, Nicolo Barella and Matias Vecino gave the hosts a four-goal cushion.
Ten-man Atletico Madrid have been held to a second straight scoreless draw at home in La Liga after their talented attack was again stymied by Athletic Bilbao.On a day when their old striking star Radamel Falcao showed them the way by scoring on his debut for Rayo Vallecano, Atletico's much-vaunted attacking riches drew another blank on Saturday.
The Ligue 1 match between Lens and defending champions Lille was interrupted for about 30 minutes when fans from the northern rivals clashed at halftime.After the first half ended, a large group of Lens supporters invaded the field and ran to the away section where they fought with Lille fans.
Jurgen Klopp has praised the "massive achievement" of Sadio Mane scoring 100 goals for the club as the Senegal international kick-started the 3-0 win over Crystal Palace that took Liverpool top of the Premier League.Mane became the first player in the EPL era to score against the same opponents in nine straight matches, beating Robin van Persie's eight in a row against Stoke, and his close-range strike just before halftime made him the 18th man to bring up a century of Liverpool goals in his 224
Australian international Martin Boyle has continued his brilliant start to the Scottish Premiership season with a fifth goal of the campaign putting him clear at the top of the league's goalscoring charts.The Hibernian winger scored from the penalty spot in Hibs' 2-2 draw at home to St Mirren on Saturday, making it five in six league games for the in-form Socceroo who was voted the Premiership player of the month for August.
Robert Lewandowski has scored yet again in Bayern Munich's 7-0 rout of promoted Bochum in the Bundesliga, stretching his amazing run to 19 consecutive games across all competitions for the champions.The Poland star's second-half goal on Saturday also ensured he became the first Bundesliga player to score in 13 consecutive home games as Bayern went top of the league on their quest for a 10th successive title.
Liverpool's Sadio Mane has scored his 100th goal for the club to help secure a 3-0 victory over lively Crystal Palace and take them top of the Premier League at Anfield.But while Mane claimed a Premier League record for the most consecutive goals against one club - his ninth in a row versus Palace - champions Manchester City slipped up in Saturday's programme with a goalless draw at home to Southampton.
Celtic face a tough task at Livingston as they attempt to improve their away form but their Australian manager Ange Postecoglou will demand the same attacking approach.Postecoglou has tasted defeat in five of his six away games so far, the latest a 4-3 reverse against Real Betis in Celtic's opening Europa League game on Thursday, and is looking for a defensive improvement in Sunday's Scottish Premiership match.
Brentford have claimed their first away victory in the Premier League with a 2-0 success at Wolverhampton Wanderers, keeping a clean sheet despite going down to 10 men midway through the second half.Man of the match Ivan Toney scored and grabbed an assist in a busy first half at Molineux on Saturday in which he also had two goals disallowed.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce is adamant his side would claw their way out of the Premier League relegation zone after a 1-1 home draw with Leeds United left them still looking for their first win of the season.The result left the Magpies 18th on two points from five games and Bruce endured a chorus of disgruntled home fans calling for the club to sack him after they fell behind to a 13th-minute goal from Brazilian Raphinha.
Habib Diallo scored twice for Strasbourg to pile more misery on former club Metz in a 3-0 win in the French league.Diallo added his brace after strike partner Ludovic Ajorque netted early on as Strasbourg left struggling Metz as one of only four teams still looking for a win.