Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso insists his tactics worked against Barcelona but admitted frustration at his side being held to a draw. Dries Mertens had opened the scoring with a curler from the edge of the box, matching Marek Hamsik’s all-time club scoring record of 121 goals, but Antoine Griezmann netted an equaliser for the visitors [...]
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Gian Piero Gasperini was still critical of Atalanta even after a 4-1 Champions League Round of 16 win over Valencia. “We must prove in the second leg that we deserve to be in the quarter-finals.” It was an almost perfect first leg performance at San Siro, as La Dea ran into a 4-0 lead with [...]
Napoli are drawn Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, whilst Juventus get Olympique Lyonnais and Atalanta are rewarded with Valencia. Napoli finished second in their Champions League group and have therefore been dealt a tough draw in the Round of 16 as they could only be paired with seeded teams. Although they [...]
Juventus could face the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea and Tottenham in the Champions League Round of 16, while Napoli and Atalanta risk PSG and Barcelona. There are three Italian teams going into the draw for the first knockout round, while Inter drop into the Europa League. It will be held on Monday at 11.00 [...]
There will be knockout Champions League football at the San Siro after all as champion League debutants Atalanta reached the knockout stages with victory at Shakhtar Donetsk after recovering from losing their first three games. Atalanta have been playing their home Champions League matches at the San Siro, home to AC Milan and Inter Milan. [...]
Different manager but same result. Twelve months ago, Inter under Luciano Spalletti were knocked out the Champions League after failing to beat PSV in their final group match at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium. Fast forward twelve months. Two record signings, and a new manager in Antonio Conte, and Inter were in the same situation as [...]
Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti says whilst qualification for the Champions League last 16 is crucial, “It doesn’t cancel out what’s happened in Serie A.” Napoli face Belgian side Genk tomorrow night at the San Paolo, aware that a victory or draw – depending on other results – will guarantee them top spot in Group E. [...]
Former owner Massimo Moratti said “it always feels like a final” when Inter play Barcelona and predicted a “great show” on Tuesday. The Catalan giant arrive at the San Siro as group winners tomorrow night but Inter need the three points to be absolutely sure of going through to the next phase. The former President [...]
Juventus are already qualified for the next phase of the Champions League, but we take a look at how Napoli, Inter and Atalanta could follow them through to the last 16. One matchday remains of the group stage in the Champions League and all the Italian teams can still qualify for the Round of 16, [...]
Lautaro Martinez bagged a brace and Romelu Lukaku scored his first Champions League goal for Inter in a decisive 3-1 win away to Slavia Prague. The Nerazzurri needed a victory to keep their qualification hopes alive, but while Slavia had lost their last three European home fixtures, their only points so far were draws at [...]