Ogden: Mou can't afford to lose Rashford for long
On a night when Manchester United lacked impetus, Marcus Rashford was again their driving force in a win at Benfica. His injury will prove costly.
Bizarre goalkeeping error gifts United victory
An extraordinary mistake from teenaged Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar ensured Manchester United's perfect start to Group A continued in Lisbon.
WATCH: Takeaways from Man United's 1-0 Benfica win.
The FC guys provide their critiques for Jose Mourinho's Man United side following a narrow UCL victory over Benfica.
BT Sport Highlight: Benfica 0-1 Man United.
Marcus Rashford's free kick was mishandled by Benfica's goalkeeper and sealed a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Man United.
BT Sport Highlight: Chelsea 3-3 Roma.
Edin Dzeko and Eden Hazard both scored a brace for their sides as the two top teams of Group C battle to a 3-3 draw.
Roma draw exposes Kante-sized hole in Chelsea's defence.
The experts at the ESPN FC desk talk Chelsea's 3-3 draw with Roma as Antonio Conte's men have let in five goals in all competitions since coming back from the international break.
Chelsea, Roma combine for pulsating 3-3 draw
Chelsea and Roma shared the spoils of a six-goal thriller as Chelsea's defence struggled, while Roma's Edin Dzeko shined, writes Nick Miller.
Hazard back to himself with brace vs. Roma
Eden Hazard got off the mark for the season with a brace, leading the way as Chelsea rallied from 3-2 down to earn a point against Roma.
BT Sport Highlight: Bayern Munich 3-0 Celtic.
Jupp Heynckes notches his first win in the Champions League after his return to the Bayern sideline.
Bayern secure comfortable win
Goals from Thomas Muller, Joshua Kimmich and Mats Hummels gave Jupp Heycknes a routine 3-0 victory in his first European match back in charge of the German champions.
Aluko felt Glenn demands were 'bordering on blackmail.'
Speaking to a UK parliamentary committee, former England footballer Eni Aluko says that FA chief exec Martin Glenn asked her to write 'a statement saying the FA were not institutionally racist' in order to receive the 2nd part of her financial settlement
Extra Time: Porous Chelsea and stagnant United.
The FC crew answer your tweets on Chelsea's defensive issues, Manchester United's style of play and Atleti's UCL struggles.
Messi hits 100 Euro goals vs. Olympiakos
Gerard Pique was sent off in the first half, but the big story was Lionel Messi scoring his 100th European goal, as Barca cruised past Olympiakos 3-1.
Mbappe, Cavani and Neymar strike for PSG
Kylian Mbappe Edinson Cavani and Neymar all strike for Paris Saint Germain in Champions League rout of Anderlecht
BT Sport Highlight: Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham.
Hugo Lloris and Keylor Navas each put on a show between the sticks as Real Madrid and Spurs battled to a draw.
Spurs show they belong in Champions League
Tottenham's Champions League campaign was a disaster last season but this time around, with a well-earned draw at Real, they proved that Mauricio Pochettino's side is ready to make an impact at this level.
Spurs earn their draw at Real Madrid
Harry Kane was a constant menace and Hugo Lloris made some crucial saves as Tottenham held on for a well-deserved 1-1 draw at Real Madrid.
Tottenham finally prove Champions League worth.
The FC panel see Spurs' draw with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu as a statement that they can compete in the Champions League.
Transfer Talk: Inter plot winter move for Bayern's Vidal
Arturo Vidal could be set for a return to Serie A, with Inter planning a winter move for the Bayern midfielder. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Transfer Rater: Rashford to Real Madrid
Marcus Rashford to Real Madrid and Abel Ruiz to Arsenal are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
Martin attracts Man United interest
Scouting Spotlight looks at three players whose performances are making waves. Espanyol's Aaron Martin has attracted Man United's attention.
WATCH: Cech shows off skills on the drums.
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech took to his twitter account to demonstrate his skills on the drums.
Shakespeare victim of PL Asia Trophy curse?
Shakespeare may have been the victim of an ancient and mystical hex: the curse of the Premier League Asia Trophy.
Lineker blasts Benz, Spain responds
Ex-Tottenham and Barcelona star Gary Lineker questioned Karim Benzema's quality during Real Madrid's match against Spurs, but Spain's press responded.
BT Sport Highlight: Maribor 0-7 Liverpool.
Liverpool blasted Maribor 7-0 and thanks to Sevilla's loss, now top Group E.
Maribor win could propel Liverpool
After winning just one of their previous eight matches Liverpool needed a convincing victory, which might end up a turning point for the squad.
Klopp: Difficult to write Liverpool history.
Jurgen Klopp revels in Liverpool's seven-goal output at Maribor, a club record for a European away match.
Liverpool forwards find their scoring touch
Three goals in the opening 19 minutes ended the game as a contest as Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino inspired an easy win.
Optimism growing for Red Star Belgrade
One of Europe's historically great clubs is enjoying a modest revival in continental play. Beating Arsenal on Thursday would accelerate that progress.
Deeney on the mark with Arsenal comments
Troy Deeney is just the latest to question Arsenal's character and mental toughness. And as Tom Adams writes, at this stage why wouldn't you?
Burley: Wenger making Arsenal an afterthought.
After Troy Deeney's comments about Arsenal, Craig Burley says clubs know they can easily push the Gunners around.
BT Sport Highlight: Man City 2-1 Napoli.
Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus got Manchester City off to a flying start as they held off a late surge from Napoli.
Is Kevin De Bruyne on Messi and Ronaldo's level?
As Kevin De Bruyne's form continues to scintillate, the FC crew debate just how world-class the midfielder's talent is.
Don't panic, City's passing game works
City tried to play their way out of trouble against Napoli and it didn't always work. But trust in Pep Guardiola's method - it has brought success.
Man City start fast, hold on late
After flying out to a 2-0 lead, Man City were nearly punished for not putting Napoli away, but held on for dear life to a 2-1 win, writes John Brewin.
England's next-gen flaunt their steel
England in a tense penalty shootout in an international competition? Not a problem for Steve Cooper's Under-17 team.
England hold nerve to beat Japan on penalties
Goalkeeper Curtis Anderson saved a penalty and then scored from the spot as England beat Japan 5-3 on penalties to enter the quarterfinals.
Ancelotti, Tuchel for Leicester City job?
Having just sacked Craig Shakespeare and currently sitting 18th in the table, Leicester City need a manager. Thomas Tuchel or Carlo Ancelotti?
Leicester looking for a new saviour
Shakespeare's demise comes as a huge surprise, but this is not the first time that the Srivaddhanaprabha family have had to find a saviour.
Shakespeare sacked by Leicester after just four months.
Alejandro Moreno weighs in on the future of Leicester City after Craig Shakespeare was sacked just four months into the job.
Zidane not worried about Real's home form.
Zinedine Zidane remains optimistic about Real Madrid's form at the Santiago Bernabeu after their draw with Spurs.
Zidane steadfast in his rotation policy
Zinedine Zidane has taken the methods of predecessor Rafael Benitez and amplified them. It worked last season, but can it again with less depth?
Fantastic Navas earns 9/10 vs. Spurs
It was a battle of the keepers as Real's Keylor Navas and Tottenham's Hugo Lloris kept both team's attacks at bay in an evenly contested stalemate.
Three points mandatory for Everton vs. Lyon
If Everton want to rally their supporters and remain in the Europa League beyond the group stage nothing short of a win against Lyon will do.
Sancho strikes in Dortmund U19s victory
England under-17 star Jadon Sancho sealed Dortmund's win over Apoel Nicosia with a last-minute goal.
Burki, BVB fumble away chance in Cyprus
Dortmund sputtered to a 1-1 draw at APOEL, as a crucial error from Roman Burki and a no-show from the attack have BVB's UCL hopes on life support.
Dortmund fail to win in UCL yet again
Borussia Dortmund's hopes of making the second round of the Champions League took a major blow after being held to a 1-1 at APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday.
Is Abraham good enough for Chelsea?
There is plenty of young talent at Chelsea, but the pathway to the first team remains blocked. Tammy Abraham knows this more than most.
Man City, Man United contrast as title rivals
Man City have been playing with flair but Man United's pragmatic approach has been almost as successful. But who will win the title?
Which Prem clubs value style over substance?
ESPN FC's club correspondents report that most of their clubs (including Man United) want to showcase some style on the way to success.
Jones: Father versus son in the FA Cup
The FA Cup is the greatest tournament in the world because it's about the sport, not the teams, writes Chris Jones.
'No chance' Allardyce is a good fit for U.S.
Sam Allardyce has emerged as the first manager rumored to be interested in the vacant USMNT job.
After Arena's exit, Gulati should follow
Friday saw the U.S. coach lose his job. The same fate must befall the federation's president if U.S. Soccer is to evolve, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Marcotti: Riccardo Silva on pro/rel in the U.S.
"It's about competition and if the system is non-competitive you can't increase quality," Miami FC's owner and media rights businessman tells ESPN FC.
Fan travels 6,000 miles to Runcorn
One intrepid football fan has made the 6,000-mile trip from China to North-West England to visit the stadium of his beloved club.
Storm Ophelia won't stop Irish league game
Storm Ophelia caused one stand of Cork City's stadium to collapse, but it's not enough to stop their game against Derry going ahead.
Half-and-half scarves for managers - why?
An odd sight was captured at Leicester vs. West Brom on Monday -- a half-and-half scarf bearing the names of managers Craig Shakespeare and Tony Pulis
Is Serie A getting exciting again?
The FC crew examine an enticing start to the Serie A season, which sees Juventus' stranglehold on Italy threatened.
Italy's Jorginho snub could benefit Brazil
With Italy unwilling to put Jorginho, regarded as the best passer in Serie A, on their World Cup squad, the Napoli star is aiming to play for Brazil.
Bonucci exposed again for Milan
Leonardo Bonucci's nightmare start at Milan continued, as the ex-Juve man had no answer for Inter's Mauro Icardi in his first Derby della Madonnina.
Nice face a season of struggle
Nice almost made it into the Champions League, but are finding it far tougher in Ligue 1 this season. Julien Laurens writes.
No one catching PSG in Ligue 1 as gap widens.
Though PSG were underwhelming in victory over Dijon, Julien Laurens is ready to declare the Ligue 1 title race over.
Russia 2018: Who has qualified?
Find out how teams can qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia from all confederations.
Provisional World Cup finals draw pots
The pots for the World Cup finals draw are taking shape -- find out who could be in each pot.
The biggest players to miss World Cup
Alexis Sanchez and Gareth Bale headline a host of big names who will be absent from next summer's World Cup after their countries failed to qualify.
Cristiano Ronaldo isn't just one of the greatest on the pitch; he's the G.O.A.T. off it, too. Take a trip inside the mad world of CR7's brands.
The transfer window is over, but here are the biggest completed deals you may have missed from around Europe.
New stars replace old in the Premier League. Gabriel Jesus, Paul Pogba and Alexandre Lacazette have been bought at great expense over the past year and are capable of big things.
The new Premier League season is here and, along with several new faces including Alvaro Morata and Alexandre Lacazette, come a fresh batch of new kits.
ESPN FC's network of journalists and correspondents have sat down with some of the biggest stars in world football for exclusive interviews this summer.
In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Paul Pogba says Manchester United can win the Premier League this season -- and have no reason to fear anyone.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic tells ESPN FC why he is staying at Manchester United -- to win the Premier League.
Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
There's no bigger game than Real Madrid vs. Barcelona. Over the years, some of the world's best have graced El Clasico, scoring some spectacular goals along the way.
MLS Rivalry Week is full of contentious clashes. Here are some of the best in unique video game format. Ready ... FIGHT!
Who wields the most influence in the world game, those men and women who have some combination of money, authority and power to shape the sport?
The boys over at Exploding Heads have a laugh at the latest kit launches as Wayne Rooney has the look of a man who will never play in the new shirt... how prophetic that was.
The summer transfer window (open from July 1 to 11 p.m. GMT on Aug. 31) is always a volatile and exciting time for clubs, players, agents and fans alike. Here's what happens.
In November 2016, Brazilian underdogs Chapecoense boarded a plane to play in the game of their lives. Instead, their biggest moment turned into a tragedy no one can forget.
We polled our top writers and analysts to rank the best players and managers in world football. Here are their selections. It's #FC100.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has us buzzing, and it got us thinking: Who are football's rogues and who would they play in the Star Wars universe?