Eusebio Di Francesco praised Roma for their 2-1 victory over Porto, but warned the “worst mistake we could make” in the second leg would be to defend. Nicolò Zaniolo had put the hosts 2-0 up with a brace within six minutes, but Adrian Lopez made the most of a ricochet to give Porto a potentially [...]
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Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Madrid – and he will no doubt will see Juventus’ draw with Atletico Madrid as the chance for him to test-drive the stadium venue for the final. The draw is cruel on Atletico because if there is one player even more determined to reach the showpiece game next May [...]
AC Milan must break even by June 2021 or face being banned from European competition for two years under Financial Fair Play rules, UEFA has announced. The decision from the European governing body’s adjudicatory chamber comes after Milan successfully appealed against a two-year ban being immediately imposed this summer, with the Court of Arbitration for [...]
It has a horrible night for Serie A sides in Europe on Tuesday as both Inter Milan and Napoli were knocked out of the Champions League. Inter drew 1-1 at home to bottom of the group PSV while Napoli lost 1-0 at Liverpool. Both clubs will now play in the Europa League but that is [...]
Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti says “we’ve dreamed of playing games like this” ahead of the Champions League showdown with PSV. The Nerazzurri can qualify for the Last 16 with a win tomorrow, but only if Tottenham don’t beat Barcelona at Camp Nou. Inter must simply better the English side’s result, as Spurs hold the head-to-head [...]
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo played down the significance of his team’s loss to Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday. Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goal for the Serie A giants with a tremendous volley in Turin, but they were beaten despite a dominant performance. Juan Mata’s free-kick and an Alex Sandro own [...]
Samir Handanovic kept Inter afloat for 80 minutes, then Mauro Icardi cancelled out a Malcom goal to earn a precious point against Barcelona. The Nerazzurri had lost 2-0 at Camp Nou, but were still comfortably second in their group after two wins over Tottenham and PSV. Radja Nainggolan returned from injury, but Leo Messi was [...]
Borussia Dortmund, Atlético Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Ajax, Bayern Münich, Manchester City and Juventus could all book their UEFA Champions League round of 16 places with two games to spare on matchday four while ten other clubs are fighting to keep their hopes alive. Group A: Monaco (1 point) v Club Brugge (1), Atlético Madrid [...]
Luciano Spalletti confirms Radja Nainggolan could play for Inter against Barcelona tomorrow, and assures “we can play against anyone”. The Nerazzurri face the Catalans at San Siro tomorrow, and will all-but confirm their place in the Last 16 of the Champions League with a win. “We’ve always said we can play against anyone, and that [...]
Massimiliano Allegri set his sights on Manchester United and Champions League progress as soon as Juventus racked up their 10th win of the Serie A campaign against Cagliari. After nearest rivals Inter Milan romped to victory against Genoa earlier in the day, the Bianconeri restored their six-point cushion at the top of the standings with [...]