The owners of FC Dallas came to the defense of player Reggie Cannon after he expressed disgust at the fans who booed players who knelt during the national anthem - and then faced a backlash on social media that included threats. Cannon made comments following the game between Dallas and Nashville SC on Wednesday night. Players from both sides as well as the officials took a knee during the anthem at Toyota Stadium, prompting a smattering of boos.
Manchester City finally have a marquee victory in the knockout stages of the Champions League after seeing off Real Madrid to reach the last eight, but they want much more in Lisbon over the next week with Pep Guardiola insisting they cannot be satisfied by beating the 13-time winners.
Lyon's days as France's dominant team have become a distant memory with Paris Saint-Germain's emergence, but their European pedigree shows they should not be underestimated in Saturday's Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City.