Brazil’s Supreme Court has ordered the rearrest of goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes, who was convicted of conspiring in the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend Eliza Samudio. Fernandes, 32, played professionally for Flamengo and Atlético Mineiro in Brazil before he was arrested in 2010 for his part in the murder of Samudio, who wanted him to pay child support for their son. Fernandes confessed to conspiring with friends who strangled Samudio; prosecutors said her body was then cut up and fed to dogs. Fernandes was sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment in 2013 but a judge’s ruling in February 2017 allowed him early release on parole after serving fewer than seven years of the sentence. Boa Esporte, a
Sven Bender insists his amazing goalline clearance in Borussia Dortmund's DFB-Pokal win over Bayern Munich had an element of luck. Goals from Javi Martinez and Mats Hummels had given Bayern a 2-1 lead at the Allianz Arena when striker Robert Lewandowski squared the ball to Arjen Robben in the 65th minute. The Dutch winger looked certain to score but Bender somehow stretched out his leg to deflect the shot on to the post, which proved a turning point as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang levelled before Ousmane Dembele smashed home the winner.
Josh Sargent has three goals in two games at the CONCACAF U-17 Championship. The Under-17 United States men’s national team is currently playing in the CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Panama. The 4-3 win also ended Mexico’s 25-game undefeated run in this tournament.