Champions League Football

Arsene Wenger spoke the truth about Cristiano Ronaldo showing off his abs v Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo lost the respect of some Manchester United fans for his eyebrow-raising celebration after scoring against his former club on Wednesday night. The Portuguese superstar, who completed his remarkable transformation from inconsistent teenager to goalscoring machine during his six years at Old Trafford, netted a wonderful volley and then celebrating by lifting up his […]

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Sergio Ramos has tweeted after being accused of elbowing Viktoria Plzen’s Milan Havel

Santiago Solari made it three wins from three as Real Madrid’s interim manager against Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday. Los Blancos, who sacked Julen Lopetegui following a difficult start to the season, cruised to a 5-0 victory to go top of Group G. Karim Benzema scored twice, reaching 200 goals for Real […]

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Solari, on Vinicius: When it’s inevitable, a player will end up playing

Ahead of Real Madrid‘s Champions League game against Viktoria Plzen, temporary coach, Santiago Solari, didn’t give any clues about his starting XI, but he did take time to praise Vinicius Junior. With two wins under his belt already, another for Solari could see his candidacy for the position full-time enhanced. “I want Vinicius to be a fully-fledged first-team player but that process has to be […]

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Malcom did more in two minutes that Dembele managed in 80

Ernesto Valverde hasn’t quite been able to get the very best out of either Ousmane Dembele or Malcom in the 2018/19 season to this point, however, in Milan on Tuesday evening the Brazilian forward did more in two minutes that the Frenchman did in 80. Dembele was handed a rare start as Los Cules headed to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza needing just a point to secure their progress into the […]

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Lionel Messi wants to return for Barcelona vs Inter to boost his Ballon d’Or chances

Barcelona have coped very well in the absence of Lionel Messi. The Argentine fractured his arm in the game against Sevilla, which Barca would go on to win 4-2. In the matches since, the Blaugrana have been very successful, beating Inter Milan 2-0, Real Madrid 5-1 and coming from 2-1 down to beat Rayo Vallecano 3-2 […]

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Gianluigi Buffon names who he thinks is the ‘best player in the world’

Who is the best player in the world? It’s a question football fans have been debating for the past decade with the answer being either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. The two superstars have shared five Ballon d’Or each over the last 10 years but there’s signs that their duopoly is slowly fading. That’s because […]

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Footage emerges of Red Star Belgrade fan abusing Xherdan Shaqiri at Anfield

Xherdan Shaqiri will be in for a hostile reception when Liverpool take on Red Star Belgrade next week. The Liverpool winger caused controversy when he celebrated a goal for Switzerland against Serbia in the World Cup by imitating the two-headed eagle in Albania’s flag. Political tensions between Albania and Serbia are high and his actions […]

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Cuatro: Ousmane Dembele arrived 25 minutes late for Inter Milan clash

Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele arrived nearly half-an-hour late for the Champions League game against Inter Milan. The players were supposed to arrive at 7pm, two hours before the game, but the Frenchman was not there until 25 minutes later.  Dembele was not used in the Champions League game by coach Ernesto Valverde even though Lionel […]