Salah sublime as Liverpool rout Bournemouth
Liverpool needed a return to form after back-to-back draws and they promptly delivered, with Salah and Coutinho leading a 4-0 rout of Bournemouth.
Ox: Everything came together for Liverpool.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Philippe Coutinho offer their post-match thoughts after Liverpool's dominant win at Bournemouth.
Coutinho, Ox on point in runaway Reds win
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson were at the heart of a standout performance for Liverpool against Bournemouth.
United keep faint title hopes alive
Man United showed impressive character to beat West Brom 2-1 and keep their faint title hopes alive, reducing Man City's lead to 11 points.
Lingard a bright spot as Herrera, Mata struggle
It was more difficult than it should have been, but United pressed forward against West Bromwich Albion thanks to Jesse Lingard's growing confidence.
Mourinho: United not giving up on the title.
Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United will fight for the title until the end of the season after they beat West Brom 2-1.
ICYMI: Ronaldo wins Club World Cup, Serie A title race, and more.
Get caught up on all the highlights you might have missed from the world of soccer over the weekend.
How can Man United play more effectively?
After a narrow escape at West Brom, Shaka Hislop ponders whether Man United are capable of being more convincing under Jose Mourinho.
Mesut Ozil, Man City stars lead best XI
Mesut Ozil is named in the Premier League team of the weekend alongside unbeatable Manchester City stars Ederson, Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane.
Which Liverpool will show up vs. Arsenal?
Despite the resounding 4-0 victory over Bournemouth, Shaka Hislop says inconsistency is still their downfall and wonders which Liverpool will show up against Arsenal on Friday.
Transfer Talk: Juve can offer David Luiz way out
After a bust-up with Antonio Conte, David Luiz could be on his way out at Chelsea with Juventus a potential destination. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Transfer Rater: Van Dijk to Liverpool
Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool and Willian to Manchester United are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
Transfer Rater: Blind to Barca, Willian to United?
With the January transfer window around the corner, Craig Burley evaluates rumours surrounding Willian, Daley Blind and more.
How Kaka, Pirlo will be remembered in MLS
Kaka and Andrea Pirlo are two of the finest players of their generation, but MLS stays were forgettable. What can the league learn from their tenures?
Mears, Grella picked in MLS Re-Entry draft
The Colorado Rapids selected former New York Red Bull Mike Grella in MLS' re-entry draft and then traded him to Columbus Crew SC.
MLS failing to give young talent a chance?
With just two teens starting regularly in MLS, the FC crew debate whether or not the league is doing a good enough job developing young talent.
Messi struggles as Barcelona rout Deportivo.
Lionel Messi missed his second penalty kick of the season, while Luis Suarez and Paulinho scored twice for Barcelona against Deportivo.
Barcelona confirm Alcacer out for Clasico
Paco Alcacer will miss next weekend's Clasico after being taken off injured during Barcelona's 4-0 win against Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.
Barca's Dembele won't play in Clasico
Dembele has not played since rupturing a tendon against Getafe in September, initially ruling him out for four months.
WATCH: Pulisic nets late winner for Dortmund.
Watch as Christian Pulisic's magical first touch and finish secured a dramatic win for Borussia Dortmund over Hoffenheim.
Pulisic, Kagawa lead BVB to dramatic win
Dortmund made it two in two under Peter Stoger, as Christian Pulisic scored a late winner and Shinji Kagawa controlled the midfield vs. Hoffenheim.
Leverkusen miss second after 8-goal thriller
Bayer Leverkusen missed out on the chance to go second in the Bundesliga as they were held 4-4 by Hannover in an eight-goal thriller.
Superb De Bruyne teaches Alli a lesson
Two minutes after almost being kicked out of the game, Kevin De Bruyne made Spurs pay and, in the process, showed he is a level above Dele Alli.
Unstoppable City brush Spurs aside
Manchester City claimed their 16th straight Premier League victory by cruising to a comfortable 4-1 win over Tottenham at the Etihad on Saturday.
Burley's Tactical Analysis: City dominant but lucky to escape injuries.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley delves deeper into a few potential red card offences by Spurs, and addresses Man City's 16-game win streak.
- Man United hold on to win at West Brom
- Man City make light work of Tottenham
- Ozil wonder strike sees Arsenal win
- Alonso free kick enough for Chelsea
Faith in Everton's youngsters pays off
The Blues have enjoyed a swift revival under Sam Allardyce, who has delivered organisation, but the key may be his trust in Everton's youngsters.
Dyche thrilled with Burnley's week of results.
Despite a scoreless deadlock against Brighton, Sean Dyche hails Burnley's ability to pick up seven points over the last three games.
Sparta 0-7 Feyenoord: Vilhena bags brace in rout.
Feyenoord comfortably won the Rotterdam derby with Tonny Vilhena opening the scoring within the 4th minute.
Pjanic 8/10 as Juve beat Bologna
Miralem Pjanic was the standout this weekend for Juventus, scoring once and setting up one as Juve routed Bologna 3-0 and moved up to second place.
Spalletti 'disappointed' with Udinese defeat.
Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti says he's disappointed with his side's 'unexpected' Serie A defeat at home to Udinese.
Borini, Suso 4/10 as Milan lose heavily at Verona
Just when Milan seem to have some momentum, along comes a stunning defeat and Sunday's 3-0 loss at Verona was no different.
Alonso's delightful free kick seals Chelsea win
Marcos Alonso scored a delightful goal from a free kick, and was unlucky not to add to his tally, as Chelsea secured a 1-0 win over Southampton.
It's all over at Stamford Bridge, where Marcos Alonso's free-kick proved the difference in a match that will not go down as a festive classic. Chelsea were fluent only in spurts, and missed second-half chances ensured a nervy finale for Antonio Conte as Southampton pushed forward in search of a late equaliser. The bottom line, though, is a win that keeps the Blues third in the Premier League.
Alonso ban gives Conte selection headache
Antonio Conte admitted that Marcos Alonso's suspension has given him a selection problem at wing-back ahead of Chelsea's cup clash with Bournemouth.
Wenger delighted with quality Wilshere performances.
Arsene Wenger says it's great to see Jack Wilshere maintaining his high standards in midfield for Arsenal.
Arsenal beat Newcastle but make it hard
Arsenal make it difficult on themselves but get the much-needed victory they seek, while Newcastle's winless run wears on, writes Nick Miller.
Ozil, Maitland-Niles shine vs. Newcastle
Arsenal weren't as clinical as they would have liked, but Mesut Ozil, Jack Wilshere and Ainsley Maitland-Niles all impressed in a win vs. Newcastle.
Ninja Turtles disrupt PSG game
PSG were joined by a marauding horde of pitch-invading mutants during their 4-1 away win over Rennes in Ligue 1 on Saturday evening.
Didier Drogba shows off new bald look
Didier Drogba has unveiled a new look, with the Ivorian shaving his flowing locks in favour of a bald head.
The Sweeper: Pogba's eye-catching hairstyle.
Paul Pogba brings the heat with a new haircut, Ronaldinho provides us with another worldie and more in the Sweeper.
WATCH: Ronaldo free kick wins Club World Cup for Real Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo's free kick early in the second half would be all Real Madrid would need to claim the Club World Cup title.
Clutch Ronaldo delivers Madrid another trophy
Real Madrid were pushed by determined Gremio in the Club World Cup final, but Cristiano Ronaldo again made the big moment his, writes Dermot Corrigan.
Global football's chasm in quality is clear
Real Madrid defeated Gremio 1-0 to lift the Club World Cup and illustrate just how far ahead European clubs are compared to the rest of the world.
The next generation - Star Wars: The Last Jedi-style
Drawing inspiration from the upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," we select the best players, aged 21 or under, who are primed to rule the football galaxy.
Neuer absent as Bayern head to Qatar
Bayern Munich's injured goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss their winter training camp in Qatar, boss Jupp Heynckes has confirmed.
Sub Muller comes to Bayern's rescue vs. Stuttgart
It was rough sledding for Bayern Munich, but substitute Thomas Muller came to the rescue, scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 win vs. Stuttgart.
Ulreich's late heroics save the day for Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich prevailed 1-0 over Stuttgart with Sven Ulreich preserving the win with a penalty save deep into stoppage time.
Stade Rennes 1-4 PSG: NCM dominant in Neymar's return.
Neymar netted a brace while Mbappe and Cavani each added goals as PSG cruised past Stade Rennes.
Refreshed Neymar 9/10 in win
Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar -- with his best performance in months -- were in top form in PSG's 4-1 victory away against Rennes.
WATCH: Cavani chips keeper, PSG celebrate with Ninja Turtle pitch invaders.
After Edinson Cavani's fine finish, PSG supporters invade the pitch dressed as Ninja Turtles as a symbol of Kylian Mbappe's nickname.
La Liga: Torres helps Atletico move second
Fernando Torres scored the only goal of a 1-0 victory over Alaves as Atletico Madrid took advantage of Valencia's slip-up.
Vrsaljko, Torres earn top marks vs. Alaves
Struggling Sime Vrsaljko delivered a commanding performance in defence and Fernando Torres ended his goal drought as Atletico eked past Alaves 1-0.
Simeone: Substitutes sparked Atleti to win
Diego Simeone credited his substitutes for providing the spark that allowed Atletico Madrid to edge Alaves 1-0 on Saturday.
Burley: Pulisic the man for U.S., now needs a supporting cast.
Craig Burley and Ross Dyer react to Christian Pulisic being named U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year and discuss his prospects for 2018.
Pulisic named U.S. Male Player of the Year
United States and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic has been voted the 2017 U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year.
Williams' comments on Bruce Arena don't hold water.
The FC panel don't see any validity in midfielder Danny Williams' comments that Bruce Arena favored MLS players for the USMNT squad.
Darke: Man City entering discussion for best Prem team ever.
While Ian Darke believes Man City are in a league of their own this season, he also points out that they have a ways to go before they're considered the best ever.
Are Man City better than Arsenal's 'Invincibles?'
Man City have set a new record for consecutive Premier League wins. But how does this side compare to Arsene Wenger's great Arsenal "Invincibles" of 2003-04?
The road to the semifinals.
The Exploding Heads reveal the tattooed footballers who have etched their place in the final four.
Biggest takeaways from Liga MX draft
Wednesday's Liga MX draft provided more bang for the buck than originally anticipated, Eric Gomez breaks down all the biggest moves and storylines.
Can anyone challenge Tigres, Monterrey?
Tigres and Monterrey have separated themselves from the pack in Liga MX but which teams could potentially challenge Nuevo Leon's current dominance?
Corona joins America from Tijuana
Joe Corona was brought in to reinforce Miguel Herrera's Club America from Club Tijuana during the Liga MX draft on Wednesday in one of 38 deals done.
Pachuca's Guzman can cap breakout season
In a season of disappointment for Pachuca, Victor Guzman has been a bright light, leading all Mexicans in Liga MX in goals during the Apertura.
Why you should watch Copa MX final
The Copa MX final is normally one game too many at the end of the season but Monterrey and Pachuca's failures elsewhere make it a must-see game.
WATCH: Toronto FC throw MLS Cup victory parade.
Thousands of Toronto FC fans gathered in downtown Toronto on Monday morning to celebrate the club's first MLS Cup.
Altidore the hero as Toronto lifts MLS Cup
Toronto FC capped off a historic season by earning Major League Soccer's first treble, lifting MLS Cup after beating the Seattle Sounders 2-0.
MLS 2017: The good, the bad and the ugly
With the 2017 MLS season now in the rearview mirror, Graham Parker recalls the year's unforgettable moments -- and some we wish we could forget.
European giants drawn together in UCL last 16.
Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss some of the biggest ties of the UCL last 16 draw as Real Madrid face PSG.
Last-16 draw: Neymar to haunt Real Madrid?
The draw for the Champions League round-of-16 has been made, and there's one clash that stands out as Neymar's PSG take on champions Real Madrid.
Each club's verdict from knockout draw
The business end of the Champions League starts here. The draw for the round-of-16 has been made and there's a bunch of intriguing clashes.
ESPN FC panel's reaction to FIFA World Cup draw.
Dan Thomas and the FC crew believe the top-seeded countries will all be delighted with their matchups at the World Cup.
Work starts now for 32 teams, hosts Russia
Questions remain about controversies associated with Russia but, on Friday at least, the focus was on what we can look forward to next June.
Who has the best World Cup group?
The draw is set and all 32 teams know who they will face in Russia next summer. Here is an in-depth look at each group, as well as predictions as to who will go reach the Round of 16.
#FC100: The world's top soccer players ranked by position
Andrea Pirlo, football's undisputed King of Cool, has officially retired. So who will take over the mantle? We pick four compelling candidates.
You know the kind of player who just divides opinion wherever he goes? Well, ESPN FC has picked out seven of the best.
Cristiano Ronaldo isn't just one of the greatest on the pitch; he's the G.O.A.T. off it, too. Take a trip inside the mad world of CR7's brands.
MLS Rivalry Week is full of contentious clashes. Here are some of the best in unique video game format. Ready ... FIGHT!
The transfer window is over, but here are the biggest completed deals you may have missed from around Europe.
ESPN FC's network of journalists and correspondents have sat down with some of the biggest stars in world football for exclusive interviews this summer.
In November 2016, Brazilian underdogs Chapecoense boarded a plane to play in the game of their lives. Instead, their biggest moment turned into a tragedy no one can forget.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has us buzzing, and it got us thinking: Who are football's rogues and who would they play in the Star Wars universe?
Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
New stars replace old in the Premier League. Gabriel Jesus, Paul Pogba and Alexandre Lacazette have been bought at great expense over the past year and are capable of big things.
The new Premier League season is here and, along with several new faces including Alvaro Morata and Alexandre Lacazette, come a fresh batch of new kits.
There's no bigger game than Real Madrid vs. Barcelona. Over the years, some of the world's best have graced El Clasico, scoring some spectacular goals along the way.
Who wields the most influence in the world game, those men and women who have some combination of money, authority and power to shape the sport?
The summer transfer window (open from July 1 to 11 p.m. GMT on Aug. 31) is always a volatile and exciting time for clubs, players, agents and fans alike. Here's what happens.