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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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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 [...]

Juventus Crash Out Of Champions League

Even Cristiano Ronaldo was not enough this time, as a poor Juventus side were comprehensively out-played by Ajax in Turin as the Dutch side won 2-1 win to reach the Champions League semi-finals. The first leg ended 1-1, so was hanging in the balance, but both teams were forced into changes. Giorgio Chiellini was still [...]

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 [...]

Fresh from scoring the hat-trick that sent Juventus into the quarter-finals of the Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo declared: ‘This is why Juve bought me’. On a frenzied night in Turin Ronaldo scored three times to overturn a 2-0 deficit against Atletico Madrid and keep the Italian champions’ dream alive. Ronaldo scored two headers either side [...]

Massimiliano Allegri has suggested that Juventus’ “obsession” with winning the Champions League has become damaging. Juve face a crunch clash on Tuesday against Atletico Madrid – who hold a 2-0 lead from the first leg in Spain – as they bid to win European football’s premier club competition for the first time since 1996. Given [...]

Juventus Coach Max Allegri has praised Atletico Madrid for ‘forcing’ his side to perform poorly but he insists the 2-0 deficit ‘can be overturned’ in Turin. Goals from Jose Maria Gimenez and Diego Godin gave Diego Simeone’s side a 2-0 victory in the Champions League Round of 16 first leg on Wednesday. “The second half [...]

Roma Beat Porto 2-1 In Champions League Action

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 [...]

UEFA Threaten AC Milan With Two-Year Europe Ban

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 [...]