England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed that Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck will miss Tuesday's international friendly against Italy, while Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling will also be excused from the game in Turin.
Hodgson revealed that Sterling delayed treatment on an existing injury to play in England's 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Lithuania on Friday, in which he scored.
Sterling also created the chance that allowed Harry Kane to grab his first international goal just 80 seconds into his...
LOS ANGELES -- Jesus Corona will start in goal for Mexico against Ecuador on Saturday ahead of World Cup star Guillermo Ochoa, El Tri coach Miguel Herrera confirmed on Friday.
"It is important to see 'Chuy' [Corona] in goal tomorrow," Herrera said in a news conference at Los Angeles Memorial Colesium. "Then it will be Memo [Ochoa] on Tuesday [against Paraguay in Kansas City, Missouri]. Both are doing very well and have kept up their level."
The Mexico coach had said earlier in the week that he was...
Lionel Messi could sit out Argentina's friendly against El Salvador on Saturday with soreness in his foot.
Scans have shown no tangible injury, but the Barcelona forward has been training separately from the squad in the Georgetown University gym and appears unlikely to start the friendly in Washington, D.C.
Tuesday's clash with Ecuador in New Jersey could be a more realistic target for Messi as coach Gerardo Martino considers selecting different line-ups for each game.
Messi has been the focal...