Juve sneak into top spot with win over Malmo

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:13 GMT

With Malmo guaranteed to finish bottom of the group, the Swedes had little incentive to push for a leveller and Juve closed out the win without ever being seriously troubled.

Spurs game against Rennes called off due to COVID-19

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Coach Antonio Conte confirmed earlier that there had been 13 positive cases at Tottenham, eight players and five members of staff.

Brazil soccer legend Pele hospitalized again for colon tumor treatment

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:06 GMT

According to Wednesday's medical bulletin, Pele is continuing his treatment.

Atletico reach knockout stage with remarkable win at Porto

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 11:20 GMT

Atletico Madrid snatched a place in the Champions League last 16 as they won 3-1 at Porto on Tuesday in a tense and ill-tempered game which saw both sides have a man sent off.

Coach Nagelsmann to field makeshift Bayern lineup against Barcelona

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 11:19 GMT

Already-qualified Bayern Munich will be without half a dozen players when they host Barcelona in their final Champions League Group E game but will still look to end their group stage with a perfect record, coach Julian Nagelsmann said on Tuesday.

Leipzig secure Europa League spot with 2-1 win over Man City

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 11:17 GMT

RB Leipzig struck in each half to beat already-qualified Manchester City 2-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday, booking a spot in the Europa League and snapping the English club’s 14-game unbeaten run against German teams in the competition.

Tuchel hails 'superman' Kante amid injury struggles

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 11:15 GMT

N'Golo Kante has started only 25 of Thomas Tuchel's 53 games as Chelsea boss, but the Chelsea manager insisted that the 30-year-old midfielder was not slowing down with age, calling him "superman".

Allegri hoping Juventus get luck of the draw in last-16

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 11:13 GMT

Several Juventus fringe players will start in their final Champions League match against Malmo FF, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Tuesday, while hoping for some luck in the last-16 draw.

Pochettino predicts happy days for under-par PSG

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 09:05 GMT

Paris St Germain have been far from convincing this season but coach Mauricio Pochettino insisted on Monday the team were going in the right direction

Man City's De Bruyne to start against Leipzig, Jesus ruled out: Guardiola

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 09:02 GMT

Man City's De Bruyne to start against Leipzig, Jesus ruled out: Guardiola

Pioli learns from Anfield thriller to prepare for crunch Champions League game

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 09:01 GMT

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli said he has done all the necessary homework to be ready for Tuesday's must-win Champions League clash with Liverpool at the San Siro, having learned lessons from the thrilling reverse fixture in September.

Inter's form means we're ready for final push in Madrid says Inzaghi

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 09:00 GMT

Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi said his side's recent form will stand them in good stead as they target a Champions League victory at Real Madrid to seal top spot in their group.

Konsa on song as Villa come back to beat Leicester 2-1

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 02:39 GMT

Defender Ezri Konsa scored twice as Aston Villa came back from a goal down to beat Leicester City 2-1, rising above them to 10th spot in the Premier League table on goal difference on Sunday after a pulsating encounter.

Spurs climb to fifth with comfortable win over Norwich

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 02:37 GMT

An early goal from Lucas Moura and two after halftime from Davinson Sanchez and Son Heung-min ensured a third successive Premier League win for Tottenham Hotspur as they beat Norwich City 3-0 at home on Sunday.

Battling Leeds snatch point in 2-2 draw with Brentford

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 02:36 GMT

Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford marked his return from injury with a goal in added time as they snatched a 2-2 Premier League draw against Brentford in a high-intensity match at Elland Road on Sunday.

Mourinho's latest outburst further proof all is not well at Roma

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 02:33 GMT

AS Roma are in freefall, with the cracks continuing to widen as the same Jose Mourinho gripes remain headline news in the Italian capital.

Chelsea can sort things out 'straight away': Tuchel

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 02:32 GMT

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has no doubts his team can sort out their problems quickly if they focus on the details after a 3-2 defeat at West Ham United at the weekend saw them slip from first to third in the Premier League.

Ibrahimovic wants to stay at AC Milan for life, 'scared to stop' playing

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 02:31 GMT

AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said he wants to stay at the Serie A club for the rest of his career, admitting he is "scared to stop" playing due to uncertainty as to what comes next after retirement.

Xavi suffers first loss as Barca manager after Juanmi stunner

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 09:44 GMT

Barcelona were stunned by Juanmi’s late goal for Real Betis that secured a 1-0 win in LaLiga on Saturday and ended home coach Xavi Hernandez’s honeymoon at the club as he suffered his first defeat since coming back to the Camp Nou three weeks ago.

Origi’s last-gasp winner at Wolves puts Liverpool second

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 09:42 GMT

Liverpool’s Divock Origi came off the bench to score a brilliant injury-time winner and put his side second in the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.