Napoli win a thrilling shootout.
Egypt's fans allowed to watch matches again.


Comunicaciones won a fifth consecutive Guatemalan league title, beating Municipal 3-2 on aggregate in the apertura Final.

Having drawn 1-1 in the first leg with a goal from Joel Francisco Benitez, Comunicaciones won with two goals from Agustin Herrera in the return.

They have now equalled Municipal’s record of winning the championship 29 times.


Saprissa successfully defended their Costa Rican title and were crowned champions for a 31st time after beating Herediano 5-3 on aggregate to win the 2014 Invierno.

Saprissa finished the regular season in fourth place. Saprissa won their home leg 4-2 – with goals from Heiner Mora, Ariel Rodriguez, Juan Bustos and Daniel Colindres – before securing the title with a 1-1 draw in the return, with Deyver Vega on target.


After an absence of 35 years, Palestino are back in the Libertadores Cup – where they join fellow Chilean sides Colo Colo and Universidad de Chile – after beating Santiago Wanderers 9-2 on aggregate in the Final of the play-off for the third continental spot.

The last time they were in the Libertadores, in 1979, Palestino reached the semi-finals.


Fans are to be allowed to attend Egyptian Premier League matches for the first time since a ban was imposed in 2012 following a stadium riot in Port Said that left 74 people dead and hundreds wounded.

There are, however, restrictions, with only 10,000 supporters permitted to watch games held in Cairo and Alexandria, and 5,000 in smaller venues across the country.

Al Ahly, Zamalek, Al Ittihad, Ismaily, Al Masry and Damanhur must continue to play behind closed doors when any of the six face each other.


Napoli boss Rafa Benitez dedicated his side’s Italian Super Cup victory to the club’s supporters, saying: “I’m happy for all the fans who now have more confidence in us. They know we can continue on this level.”

Napoli won the trophy for a second time, beating Juventus on penalties after a 2-2 draw in which Gonzalo Higuain and Carlos Tevez of Juve each scored twice.

Napoli then won 6-5 on spot-kicks, with goalkeeper Rafael’s save from Simone Padoin proving decisive.

The game was staged in Doha, Qatar for the first time, with previous matches having been played in the USA and China.