Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition in Barcelona's 3-1 win, Paris Saint-Germain continued its hot streak in the Champions League and Atletico Madrid could be in trouble after a draw in Azerbaijan.
Tottenham held defending champion Real Madrid to 1-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Liverpool racked up its biggest ever away win in Europe. Juergen Klopp's side ended its run of seven group matches by crushing Maribor 7-0 in Slovenia.
Four-time champion Italy will have to beat Sweden in a European playoff to qualify for its 15th straight World Cup. A regular at every World Cup since 1958, the Italians were drawn Tuesday to play in Sweden in the first leg of the playoff on Nov. 10.
Leicester City has fired manager Craig Shakespeare with the club in the English Premier League relegation zone after eight games. Shakespeare was in permanent charge of the surprise 2015-16 champions for just four months.
The Cowichan Valley Soccer Association would like to thank all these businesses for their generous sponsorship of our club. With the help of these businesses, soccer remains an affordable sport for most families in the Cowichan Valley today.