Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has said his side should have beaten Manchester by more than the 1-0 scoreline they left Old Trafford with. Paulo Dybala’s first half goal was enough for the Bianconeri to secure the victory and maintain their 100 percent start to this season’s Champions League. The visitors dominated possession; and Allegri said [...]
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Beppe Marotta said Juventus “mustn’t hide from” their status as Champions League favourites, while Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence was “a personal decision.” The Bianconeri certainly have a fascinating group, taking on Paul Pogba’s Manchester United, Spaniards Valencia and Swiss side Young Boys. “The comments at this stage are always the same, people say it’s a simple [...]
Inter have themselves a problem ahead of the Champions League, and it isn’t their group. Drawn with PSV, Tottenham and Barcelona in what looks like a very dangerous group, the Nerazzurri also have to cut down their squad list for the CL, seeing as Financial Fair Play is forcing them to register 22 players, two [...]
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named UEFA Champions League Forward of the Season for the second year running. The 33-year-old, now with Juventus, enjoyed yet another exceptional campaign for Real Madrid in 2017/18. Not only did he win a third successive UEFA Champions League title – and a record fifth overall – he also top-scored in [...]
Fabio Capello believes Inter and Napoli got “very bad” Champions League draws, while Juventus are “superior” to Manchester United. The Italian sides all had tough draws, as Juve are up against Manchester United, Valencia and Young Boys, while Napoli have Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Crvena Zvezda. Roma get Real Madrid, CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen, [...]
Roma director of sport Monchi said their Champions League draw “could’ve gone better and could’ve gone worse” as the Giallorossi will be up against Real Madrid, CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in the group stage. “It could’ve gone better and could’ve gone worse,” Monchi told Sky Sport Italia. “We have to respect all the other [...]
Napoli have an extremely tough group against Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Red Star Belgrade. Following a disappointing run in the Champions League last year, the possibility of making amends is going to be a difficult, but doable, task. Napoli have been given a very difficult group this year round, drawing PSG, Liverpool, and the returning [...]
Cristiano Ronaldo says that the reason he has joined Juventus is to win the Champions League, whether that’s ‘this year, next year or the year after that.’ The Portuguese star joined Juventus in a €110 million transfer this summer, leaving Real Madrid where he won the Champions League four times, including the last three consecutive [...]
Gianluigi Buffon has been banned for three matches for his red card and comments about referee Michael Oliver after Juventus’ Champions League quarter-final defeat against Real Madrid. The goalkeeper was dismissed when he aggressively confronted the Premier League official following the injury-time award of a penalty against his side, leading to Real’s winning goal. Buffon [...]
Inter completed the most incredible, dramatic turnaround in Rome on Sunday to beat 10-man Lazio 3-2 and enter the Champions League. For 77 minutes Inter were second best on the night. Lazio had went ahead in the ninth minute when Adam Marusic’s strike was heading for the corner flag before it smacked Ivan Perisic in [...]