Daily Football Updates ||30-Aug-2018||SportsThatCreated On: Aug 30, 2018
The 2nd round fixtures of the English League Cup took place last night. The results of selected fixtures are:
SWANSEA CITY 0-1 CRYSTAL PALACE
(Alexander Sorloth 70)
AFC WIMBLEDON 0-3 WEST HAM UNITED
(Issa Diop 63, Angelo Ogbonna 83, Javier Hernandez 90+2)
FULHAM 2-0 EXETER CITY
(Aboubakar Kamara 4, 48)
BOURNEMOUTH 3-0 MK DONS
(Lys Mousset 15, Ryan Fraser 37, Jordon Ibe 90+1)
BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 0-1 SOUTHAMPTON
(Charlie Austin 88)
LEICESTER CITY 4-0 FLEETWOOD TOWN
(Christian Fuchs 8, Vincente Iborra 39, Kelechi Iheanacho 46, Rachid Ghezzal 71)
STOKE CITY 2-0 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN
(Saido Berahino 53, Juninho Bacuna (OG) 90+7)
Marseille have signed Roma midfielder, Kevin Strootman for an initial fee of 23M pounds. The Dutchman made 130 appearances for Roma since joining the club in 2013.
Borussia Dortmund have completed the loan signing of Barcelona striker, Paco Alcacer. The loan fee is believed to be 1.8M pounds and Dortmund will have an option to sign the Spaniard for 21M pounds next summer.
Manchester Uniteds Demetri Mitchell has rejoined Scottish club, Hearts for another loan spell.
Lyon president, Jean-Michael Aulas has confirmed that Lyon have made contact with Celtic striker, Moussa Dembele over a possible transfer.
Everton striker, Sandro Ramirez is set for a loan move to La Liga club, Real Socieded.
American legend, Clint Dempsey has announced retirement from professional football at the age of 35. Dempsey earned 141 caps for his country and is the joint top scorer with 57 goals. He is also the only US player to score in three World Cups (2006, 2010 and 2014).
Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of striker Mariano Diaz from Ligue 1 club, Lyon. Diaz scored 18 goals for Lyon last season.
Germany has announced the squad for the Nations League game and a friendly match with Sami Khedira being the most notable omission.
GOALKEEPERS: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Marc Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)
DEFENDERS: Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Monchengladbach), Jonas Hector (Cologne), Mats Hummels (Bayern Munich), Thilo Kehrer (PSG), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea), Nico Schulz (Hoffenheim), Niklas Sule (Bayern Munich), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen)
MIDFIELDERS: Julian Brandt (Bayer Leverkusen), Julian Draxler (PSG), Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich), Illkay Gundogan (Manchester City), Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund),Leroy Sane (Manchester City), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich
STRIKERS: Nils Petersen (Freiburg), Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)