• The Independent

    £1bn spent and counting — so why do Chelsea just keep getting worse?

    The argument made in Chelsea’s defence is that Mauricio Pochettino’s young side will take time to settle, but can the Blues really afford to keep sliding down the table like this?

  • PA Media: Sport

    Alvaro Morata brace inspires Atletico Madrid to victory over rivals Real Madrid

    Atletico had won only one of their previous 14 league meetings against their rivals.

  • AFP

    Reyna set for USA return after Berhalter 'conversation'

    USA head coach Gregg Berhalter has held talks with midfielder Gio Reyna and the Borussia Dortmund player could return to the national side next month, US Soccer sporting director Matt Crocker said on Sunday.The coach said last month that he had yet to talk with Reyna who was injured for two US friendlies in September.

  • AFP

    Leverkusen flying as Boniface double sinks Heidenheim

    Victor Boniface’s fine start to life in the Bundesliga continued as Bayer Leverkusen kept the heat on leaders Bayern Munich with a resounding 4-1 win over Heidenheim on Sunday.Amine Adli put the gloss on the win eight minutes from time with the pick of the bunch, a deft lob over Heidenheim keeper Müller, making it 4-1 and completing another fine day’s work for Xabi Alonso’s team, who now have four wins from five in the Bundesliga.