San Sebastian, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) – Abdoul Yoda scored a pair of goals
in the closing minutes to help Getafe rally for a 2-1 win at Real Sociedad on
A goal from Pablo Hervais in the 83rd minute appeared to have won the match
for Sociedad as it broke the scoreless deadlock.
But Yoda had other ideas, scoring the equalizer in the 90th minute and netting
the winning goal in the dying seconds to give Getafe all three points.
Sociedad’s poor start continues with the club having won just once in eight La
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New England Revolution midfielder Lee
Nguyen was named the Player of the Week on Monday for Week 32 of the
2014 Major League Soccer season.
Nguyen fired home a pair of goals on Thursday to help the Revolution claim a
2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo, which pushed Jay Heaps’ club up to second
place in the Eastern Conference.
Nguyen scored his first goal of the game and 16th continue
Madrid, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) – Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will miss
upcoming matches with Liverpool and Barcelona this week because of a hip
Bale sustained the problem while on international duty with Wales and he was
forced to watch Saturday’s 5-0 win over Levante from the substitutes bench.
But it now appears as though Bale will be ruled out altogether for Wednesday’s
Champions League clash with Liverpool as well as the first Clasico of the
season with Barcelona three days later.
Sao Paulo, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – Marcao netted a second-half double
on Sunday as Figueirense rolled to a 4-0 demolition of Coritiba Estadio
Figueirense entered the match in desperate need of three points and riding a
three-match winless streak in league play, but the home side opened the
scoring after 32 minutes through Marcos Antonio.
Figueirense then put the result away in the second half as Marcao hit for his
first goal of the match continue
Mexico City, Mexico (SportsNetwork.com) – Toluca moved into second place in
Liga MX after a 2-0 win at Atlas thanks to second-half goals from Antonio Rios
and Isaac Brizuela.
Following a scoreless first half, Rios fired Toluca in front in the 48th
minute when he took a pass from Brizuela and hammered a shot into the top
corner of the net from the edge of the penalty area.
Atlas nearly equalized in the 90th minute when a free kick continue