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Monday Kickoff: Leicester, Barcelona, Juventus and more


An intense weekend of action across the globe saw some teams inch closer towards league and cup titles, others slip closer towards relegation and players earn end-of-the-season awards.

After leading Leicester City to a dominant 4-0 win against Swansea City in the English Premier League on Sunday, Riyad Mahrez was named Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year after scoring 17 goals and recording 11 assists. (REPORT)

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli received PFA Young Player of the Year honors.

Manchester United and Crystal Palace advanced to the FA Cup final to be played on May 21 after beating Everton and Watford, respectively, in the semifinals. (REPORT)

Barcelona pummeled Sporting de Gijon, 6-0, as Luis Suarez netted four goals to give him a league-leading 34 this Spanish La Liga season. (REPORT)

Atletico Madrid topped Malaga, 1-0, to stay level on points (82) with Barcelona atop the La Liga table. (REPORT)

Without Cristiano Ronaldo due to injury, Real Madrid produced a 3-2 comeback victory over Rayo Vallecano to remain one point behind Barcelona and Atletico atop the La Liga table. (REPORT)

Despite not playing over the weekend, Ronaldo was named to head coach Zinedine Zidane’s official roster to travel to England, where the club will play Manchester City in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal series. (REPORT)

After defeating Hertha Berlin, 2-0, over the weekend, Bayern Munich need just one more win to clinch the German Bundesliga title for a fourth consecutive year. (REPORT)

Juventus can clinch the Italian Serie A title on Monday after defeating Fiorentina, 2-1, over the weekend; second-place Napoli must beat AS Roma on Monday to stay in the race. (REPORT)


Headlining American performances abroad this weekend is Alfredo Morales’ goal for FC Ingolstadt in the German Bundesliga. (REPORT)

FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd suffered a non-contact injury in the Houston Dash’s 3-1 loss to the Orlando Pride on Saturday. (REPORT)

Borussia Dortmund attacker Christian Pulisic scored a goal for the second consecutive week, netting a tap-in against VfB Stuttgart. (REPORT)

Former U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Bob Bradley suffered a setback with Le Havre AC on the road to French Ligue 1 promotion. (REPORT)

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