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Champions League

We have been covering the Champions League through the lens of Serie A sides since 2008. This is where you will find all of our news and information about Italian involved in the Champions League. We cover the Champions League from the qualifiers all the way through to the Champions League Final.

Some of the content we cover includes match previews and reports, player and manager interviews.

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Fifteen of the top Italian clubs oppose Champions League reforms pushed by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli to close off entries to the competition. Italy joins the other big-five leagues in England, Spain, Germany and France whose members opposed the ECA plan. The plan seeks guarantees for 24 of 32 Champions League group teams to return [...]

Champions League Pots Confirmed

Liverpool will be one of the top seeds for next season’s Champions League group stage after victory over Tottenham in the final on Saturday. This is because UEFA grants a place in pot one to the winner of Europe’s elite competition and the winner of the Europa League. The Reds and Chelsea, who beat Arsenal [...]

Atalanta will be playing in the Champions League next season after securing an improbable top four finish on the final day of the Serie A season. After a strong finish to the campaign, which included a recent draw away to league champions Juventus, Atalanta came from behind to defeat Sassuolo and take a European spot [...]

Champions League Qualification If..

As we go into the final 90 minutes of the Serie A season, Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma are battling for two Champions League places. Juventus and Napoli have already secured the top two, but third and fourth remain up for grabs. Atalanta and Inter both have 66 points, but the Orobici are in third [...]

Milan Closes In On Top Four Place

A rare Hakan Calhanoglu goal gave AC Milan a 1-0 win at mid-table Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday to keep them in the hunt for a Champions League place. The Turkish midfielder met Suso’s cross with a glancing header to score only his second league goal of the season in the 36th minute and [...]

UEFA is considering a proposal to change the Champions League in 2024 by creating eight-team groups kicking off in August, and narrow the entry path for teams from smaller domestic leagues to just four qualifying places. Documents seen by Associated Press propose 24 of the 32 teams in the 2024-25 group stage would retain their [...]

Allegri: ‘I will stay at Juventus’

Max Allegri confirmed he will stay at Juventus despite the Champions League quarter-final exit to Ajax. “We conceded a fortuitous goal and the fear set in.” Cristiano Ronaldo had given Juve the lead after the 1-1 first leg result in Amsterdam, but Donny van de Beek equalised before half-time and then Matthijs de Ligt got [...]

Agnelli: ‘Juventus project continues’

President Andrea Agnelli acknowledged Ajax “fully deserved to qualify” for the Champions League semi-finals, but the Juventus project continues. The Bianconeri were eliminated in the quarter-final with a 2-1 home defeat, after the 1-1 first leg in Amsterdam. “My job is to be there in certain moments and make general evaluations,” the President told Sky [...]

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored 51 per cent of his Champions League goals in the knockout stages, more than anyone else in Europe’s elite competition. After scoring against Ajax on Wednesday night, Ronaldo now has 125 Champions League goals, while Lionel Messi has 108 goals in the competition and Karim Benzema is third on 60. [...]

Max Allegri explained how Frenkie de Jong and Ajax got away from the Juventus tactical trap. “We didn’t create enough problems for them.” Cristiano Ronaldo’s diving header was cancelled out by a David Neres strike within 40 seconds of the restart, so it all goes down to the second leg in Turin. As Giorgio Chiellini [...]