Antonio Conte slammed referee Damir Skomina for not awarding his Inter Milan side a ‘clear penalty’ during their defeat by Barcelona on Wednesday night. The Italians led the Champions League clash for almost an hour thanks to Lautaro Martinez’s strike before Luis Suarez netted a brace to seal victory for the hosts at the Nou [...]
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Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku has been ruled out of Wednesday’s Champions League group-stage clash at Barcelona due to a thigh muscle injury, manager Antonio Conte said. Lukaku, who was signed from Manchester United in the summer, is the club’s leading goalscorer in Serie A alongside midfielder Stefano Sensi, with three goals. ‘Romelu didn’t travel [...]
Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri is said to be angry with sporting director Fabio Paratici following this week’s fallout involving midfielder Emre Can, as he had expected the former Liverpool player to be sold this summer. Earlier this week, the German international was left out of Juventus’ squad for this season’s Champions League competition, with the [...]
Stunning news from Turin where Juventus has left Mario Mandzukic and Emre Can out of their 22-man squad for this season’s Champions League group stages. Both players were expected to leave this summer, and Maurizio Sarri has decided that these two stars are the ones to be left out from what is a bloated first-team [...]
The Champions League draw pits Juventus against Atletico Madrid, while Napoli face Liverpool, Inter take on Barcelona and Atalanta are in a group with Manchester City. The 2019-20 tournament begins with the group phase on September 17-18, with games on October 1-2, October 22-23, November 5-6, November 26-27 and December 10-11. Juventus continue their attempts [...]
The top seeds for next season’s Champions League group stages will be Liverpool, Chelsea, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and FC Zenit. Napoli will be in pot 2 alongside the likes of Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham and Shakthar Donetsk with Ajax and Porto likely to join them via the [...]
Atalanta will play their Champions League home games at San Siro this season after AC Milan gave their seal of approval. Atalanta made the request as their stadium is currently being renovated to meet UEFA standards. Despite being initially hesitant, the Rossoneri are now in agreement with Inter and Milan’s city council over letting the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]