West Ham start Europa League campaign with win in Croatia

Michail Antonio and Declan Rice were on target as West Ham claimed a flawless 2-0 victory at Dinamo Zagreb in their Europa League opener. On what was their first appearance in a major UEFA competition since 2006/07 it was like the Hammers had never been away from the European stage as they produced an accomplished performance.

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Man City victorious in nine goal thriller with Leipzig

Jack Grealish marked his Champions League debut with a goal and an assist as Manchester City beat RB Leipzig 6-3 in an entertaining encounter. Christopher Nkunku, who netted a hat-trick on the night, scored the first of his three just before the break.

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Lingard mistake sees Young Boys shock Man United

A misplaced last minute back pass from Jesse Lingard handed Young Boys a surprise 2-1 win over Manchester United in the opening game of the 2021/22 Champions League season. Cristiano Ronaldo had put the visitors ahead but the sending off of Aaron Wan-Bissaka opened the door for a memorable comeback.

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Chelsea investigating alleged sectarian abuse of John McGinn

Chelsea are investigating alleged sectarian abuse aimed at Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn by a member of the Stamford Bridge crowd. Scotland international McGinn, 26, played the full 90 minutes for Villa on Saturday as they lost 3-0 to Chelsea.

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Harrington names picks as Team Europe confirmed for Ryder Cup

Team Europe Captain Padraig Harrington has named Shane Lowry, Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter as his wildcard picks for the 2021 Ryder Cup. Justin Rose misses out despite having featured in five of the last six Ryder Cups. The three picks join the nine automatic qualifiers who head to Whistling Straits later this month looking to retain their title.

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