Monchi dedicated Roma’s 3-0 win against Barcelona on Tuesday to Coach Eusebio Di Francesco. “It’s also his victory.” Di Francesco took a huge gamble in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, lining his Roma team up in a 3-4-1-2 formation, but his decision paid off as the Giallorossi sensationally overturned their 4-1 deficit. “It’s a [...]
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The miracle comeback happened but it happened in Rome. Barcelona delivered their worst performance of the season and crashed out of the Champions League losing 3-0 to Roma. Former Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko was the hero. He got the first and it was his away goal at the Camp Nou that sent Roma through [...]
Eusebio Di Francesco criticised both Roma’s finishing and the referee after a 4-1 defeat. “Barcelona are strong, they don’t need help.” The Giallorossi were beaten at Camp Nou in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final, but scored two own goals and assisted another. “Barcelona are already such a strong side, they don’t need [...]
Alessandro Del Piero spoke to Sky Sport after the game between Juventus and Real Madrid, here is what he had to say on the matter: ” Real Madrid? They have the strongest midfield in the entire world. They know when to attack and when the defend, they play a hybrid style of football which is [...]
Cristiano Ronaldo’s latest masterpiece was so good even the opposing fans had to stand up and applaud. Ronaldo pulled off a spectacular overhead kick to score his second goal of the night on Tuesday as Real Madrid beat Juventus 3-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal. Even by Ronaldo’s record-breaking standards, [...]
Juventus secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a well-earned victory over Olympiacos in Greece. On a night when Sporting Lisbon might have deprived them of second spot in Group D, last season’s finalists ensured there would be no slip-ups with a fourth successive clean sheet. Juan Cuadrado settled any [...]
Roma qualified from Group C in first place after Diego Perotti’s fifth goal in eight games helped the Serie A side beat minnows Qarabag at the Stadio Olimpico to book their spot in the Champions League last 16. Eusebio Di Francesco’s Roma came into the game needing a win to be guaranteed qualification to the [...]
Lorenzo Insigne’s magical strike broke Shakhtar Donetsk’s defences and Napoli went on to a 3-0 win, which gives them hope of Champions League progress. The Partenopei lost 2-1 in Ukraine and needed to win here in order to have any chance of still going through to the next round of the Champions League and even [...]
Gianluigi Buffon finally conceded against Lionel Messi, and then it happened again, as Barcelona put on a show of strength to beat Juventus 3-0. Despite plundering Champions League goals for 12 year Messi has drawn blanks against the Italian great in two Champions League quarter-finals as well as the 2015 final, given another opportunity to [...]
Atletico Madrid’s stated bid to finally break through and win the Champions League got off to a slow start with a scoreless draw at Roma on Tuesday. Diego Simeone’s Spanish side had the majority of the chances – including one first-half effort that was cleared off the line by a defender – but were largely [...]