Tag Archives: Champions League

Cristiano goal drought ‘surprised’ Sarri but Juventus boss backs star to come good despite not being 100 per cent fit

By | 30th November 2019

CRISTIANO RONALDO is fighting both a dip in form and injury issues but Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has backed the star to recover. After missing last weekend’s draw with Atalanta, the winger played in the Champions League win over Atletico Madrid but failed to score. It means Ronaldo went score-less in November, failing to notch […]

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After Man Utd star Anderson retired from football, check out our weirdest XI of players to have won the Champions League

By | 29th November 2019

MANCHESTER UNITED’S former midfield schemer Anderson retired from the game in September at the age of just 31 as the proud owner of a Champions League medal. The Brazilian spent eight years at Old Trafford, with the latter seasons blighted by fitness issues that heavily reduced his importance to the team. Reduced to a figure […]

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Liverpool star Fabinho wears protective boot as he poses for picture with agent Deco in huge injury blow to Klopp

By | 28th November 2019

FABINHO heightened Liverpool’s injury scares as be posed in a protective boot for a photo with his agent Deco. Midfielder Fabinho limped off with an ankle problem after just 19 minutes of Wednesday’s 1-1 home Champions League draw aganst Napoli. And although Jurgen Klopp‘s men host Brighton on Saturday with an eight-point lead at the […]

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Tottenham’s ball boy says praise from Jose Mourinho ‘has made his life’ after Champions League heroics

By | 28th November 2019

SPURS’ hero ball boy has admitted his contribution to their crucial equaliser has made him for life — but he had to focus on a maths exam first. Quick-witted Callum Hynes, 15, was hailed by Jose Mourinho for having a sharp understanding of the game. He quickly tossed a ball to Serge Aurier, who then […]

Jadon Sancho benched by boss Favre for Barcelona clash ‘for being late to team meeting’ as row with Dortmund hots up

By | 28th November 2019

JADON SANCHO was benched for Borussia Dortmund’s clash with Barcelona because he was late for a team meeting, according to German reports. The Englishman has been embroiled in a row with the German club for some time but it appears to have escalated after Dortmund’s Champions League defeat at Barcelona last night. When asked after […]

Watch Romelu Lukaku’s outrageous outside of the foot assist as ex-Man Utd star shines in Inter’s win over Slavia Prague

By | 28th November 2019

ROMELU LUKAKU is looking back to his best as he bagged a goal and an outrageous assist for Inter Milan last night. Having set up Lautaro Martinez for Inter’s first-half opener, Lukaku then finished the game in a flurry as his side beat Slavia Prague 3-1 in Champions League Group F. Romelu Lukaku is loving […]

Kovacic became Chelsea’s 17th different scorer this season as he nets first goal in staggering 1,033 days

By | 28th November 2019

MATEO KOVACIC became Chelsea’s 17th goalscorer this season after finding the back of the net against Valencia. The Croatian, 25, broke an incredible duck lasting 1,033 days as the Blues picked up a point at the Mestalla. Kovacic fired in a timely equaliser to level the scores at 1-1 before the break. And even though […]

Fans slam ‘stupid theory’ that Messi doesn’t like Griezmann after their passionate celebration in Barca win vs Dortmund

By | 28th November 2019

ANTOINE GRIEZMANN and Lionel Messi appear to have put any rift behind them after their passionate celebration of the Frenchman’s goal against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday. Rumours of aggro between the pair surfaced after Messi reportedly warned Barca chiefs against signing the former Atletico Madrid man in the summer. Griezmann goalassoo […]

Jadon Sancho claims he’s ‘not allowed to speak’ as Dortmund star is quizzed over being dropped for Barcelona clash

By | 28th November 2019

JADON SANCHO claimed he was “not allowed to speak” after he was quizzed over being dropped for Dortmund’s clash at Barcelona. The 19-year-old winger came off the bench to grab a late goal in his side’s 3-1 Champions League defeat at the Nou Camp last night. Incredibly his manager Lucien Favre hinted the England international […]

Liverpool 1 Napoli 1: Dejan Lovren header saves champions but last-16 qualification now hinges on last game

By | 27th November 2019

CARLO ANCELOTTI appears to have the secret. The rest of Europe’s managers – and particularly those in the Premier League – are still scratching their heads on how to tame Jurgen Klopp’s rampant team. But Ancelotti clearly knows how to stop Liverpool, having masterminded their only defeat in all competitions back in September on Matchday […]