Massimiliano Allegri thought about resigning as Juventus head coach after his side lost the Champions League final for the second time in three years. Although a stunning Mario Mandzukic goal ensured Juve were level at the break in Cardiff, Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid went on to score three times in the second half to defend [...]
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They were 45 minutes from history. At half-time of the Champions League final, the score was Juventus 1-1 Real Madrid. A strong second half performance was all that separated the Italians from their first ever treble. The double, sealed weeks before, was their third in row. A record-breaking sixth consecutive Scudetto inspired a commemorative t-shirt [...]
When the shot that broke his heart took a cruel deflection, evaded his desperate dive and nestled in the back of the net, Gianluigi Buffon sat on the beautiful green baize of the Principality Stadium and flung his left arm in the air in disgust and despair. He stayed there for a while, staring out [...]
Massimiliano Allegri believes Juventus have the required quality to win the Champions League after swatting aside Monaco 4-1 to reach the final. Goals from Mario Mandzukic and the star of the tie Dani Alves were enough to see off the Ligue 1 leaders 2-1 at Juventus Stadium, backing up their win in the principality last [...]
Gonzalo Higuain scored twice to give Juventus a 2-0 win at Monaco in the Champions League semi-final first leg. The Argentine gave the visitors the lead on 29 minutes, finishing low into the bottom left corner from inside the area after a brilliant Juventus team move. It was 2-0 on 59 minutes again through Higuain, [...]
Lorenzo Insigne atoned for a glaring first-half miss to help Napoli win 3-0 at Lazio in Serie A to strengthen his team’s hold on third spot and a Champions League start for next season. Napoli took the lead with one of their trademark team moves. Dries Mertens found Marek Hamsik with a through ball and [...]
Paulo Dybala’s first-half penalty ensured Juventus reached the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals for the third time in five seasons, seeing off a Porto side who again played more than half the game with ten men. Two-nil up from their trip to Portugal three weeks ago, Juventus initially looked set to seize the initiative once again, [...]
Substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves put Juventus on the brink of a Champions League quarter-final, as they came off the bench to score against Porto in the first leg of their last-16 tie. Porto, who played with 10 men from the 27th minute after Alex Telles was sent off, had defended manfully for 70 [...]
Sevilla have now gone 300 minutes without scoring at the Juventus Stadium but this was a valuable point for Jorge Sampaoli’s team away to the Italian champions. Having played a goalless 120 minutes against Benfica in the 2014 UEFA Europa League final and lost 2-0 here to Juve last season, Sevilla might have been forgiven [...]
Arkadiusz Milik scored two first-half headers as Napoli came from behind to take the Group B spoils in Ukraine. Dynamo Kyiv coach Serhiy Rebrov looked set for a dream night as two surprise selections combined for a lovely opener, Denys Garmash lashing in following a cushioned header from 18-year-old Viktor Tsygankov. Napoli summer signing Milik [...]