Jose Mourinho accomplished something on Sunday that he was incapable of doing last season as Chelsea manager: motivate Chelsea’s players. The return of the Special One to Stamford Bridge – for the first time since being fired last December – was all the inspiration the Blues needed as they rampaged to a 4-0 Premier League victory over Mourinho’s listless Manchester United. It took just 30 seconds for Chelsea to grab the lead.
FC Dallas won the Supporters’ Shield for the best regular-season record. There are 340 Major League Soccer games in the book this year, and at length, the playoffs can start. FC Dallas: After falling short on goal difference last year, FCD finally lifted its first Supporters’ Shield this year with a consistent and impressive campaign.
A worker has died at the construction site of one of the stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, tournament organizers have confirmed. The unnamed employee had been working on a construction site for the new venue in Al Wakrah, in the east of the country. The body responsible for the organisation of the finals, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SCDL), announced that there had been "a work-related fatality" at the site, but gave no further information as to the individual's identity or the cause behind the tragedy.