Roberto Firmino celebrates after scoring  of Liverpool’s winning goal in the Fifa Club World Cup semi-final match against Mexican side Monterrey at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha. Photograph: Noushad Thekkayil/EPA

Liverpool 2 Monterrey 1 Different continent, different competition, same old Liverpool. The Club World Cup semi-final proved a headache for the Europ(...)

The Superclasico between Boca Juniors and and River Plate was abandoned at half time after Boca fans teargassed River Plate players last night. Photograph: AFP

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital after they were sprayed with an irritant by fans of bitter rivals Boca Juniors on Thursday, causing(...)

Brazil’s Neymar celebrates scoring his fourth goal against Japan during their soccer friendly  at the National Stadium in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Friendly international round-up: Neymar shrugged off a cold to score all four goals in a sumptuous display as Brazil beat an under-strength Japan 4-0 (...)