Monday Kickoff: Bayern, Leicester, Ronaldo and more

Monday Kickoff: Bayern, Leicester, Ronaldo and more

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Monday Kickoff: Bayern, Leicester, Ronaldo and more

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Two potential league title celebrations, including in the English Premier League, were put on hold over the weekend, while Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to play in UEFA Champions League action this week.

Bayern Munich was held, 1-1, by Borussia Monchengladbach at Allianz Arena, putting its German Bundesliga title celebration on hold as Borussia Dortmund won over the weekend to close the gap to five points. (REPORT)

Centerback Wes Morgan scored at Old Trafford to secure a 1-1 tie against Manchester United, and inch closer towards the EPL title. (REPORT)

Ronaldo trained with Real Madrid on Sunday in preparation for Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg against Manchester City. (REPORT)

Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy was named Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year. (REPORT)

FIFA revealed the list of referees who will officiate at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (REPORT)

Only one week of the Clausura regular season remains in the Mexican Liga MX, and Monterrey, America, Santos Laguna, Pachuca, Leon, Morelia and Chivas have all clinched their place in the end-of-the-campaign tournament, the Liguilla.

WEEKEND REWIND

Christian Pulisic, Jordan Morris, Matt Miazga and more were named to the U.S. Men’s National Team’s preliminary roster for this summer’s Copa America Centenario. (REPORT)

FC St. Pauli exercised its option on American Fafa Picault, keeping him with the club until 2018. (REPORT)

The U.S. Under-19 Men’s National Team won the Slovakia Cup after beating Russia, 2-1. (REPORT)

Aurelien Collin was traded to the New York Red Bulls from Orlando City SC. (REPORT)

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