Football Serie A

Chievo 1-2 Inter: Player ratings

Inter barely got away with a 2-1 win at the Bentegodi, as Chievo had several chances and almost snatched an equaliser in stoppages. The Nerazzurri needed a victory to stay in the fight for a Champions League spot and brought in Borja Valero for injured Roberto Gagliardini, again dropping Antonio Candreva in favour of Yann […]

Football Serie A

Benevento 0-1 Milan: Player ratings

Pietro Iemmello has given bottom of the table Benevento a shock half-time lead over Milan at San Siro. The Rossoneri had essentially lost sight of the top four after four consecutive stalemates and had to look over their shoulders to secure the Europa League spot, whereas Le Streghe were virtually relegated. With Hakan Calhanoglu, Alessio […]

Football Serie A

Torino 1-1 Milan: Player ratings

Gianluigi Donnarumma’s error proved costly for AC Milan as Gennaro Gattuso’s side lost further ground on the Champions League places after a 1-1 draw with Torino in Serie A. Donnarumma pulled off one of the saves of the season to earn Milan a point against Napoli in their last outing, but the youngster was in […]

Football Serie A

Inter 4-0 Cagliari: Player ratings

Inter ended their dry run with a 4-0 domination of Cagliari, including Mauro Icardi’s historic goal, to pile pressure on Roma and Lazio. The Nerazzurri were still one point off Lazio and Roma in joint third place, so outside the Champions League places. Marcelo Brozovic returned from suspension, but the three-man defence was scrapped and […]

Football Premier League Serie A

Reports: Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho to replace Paul Pogba with £89m rated star

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly “run out patience” with the Red Devils record signing Paul Pogba, and is believed to be ready to replace him with an £89 million (R1.53 billion) rated star. The Frenchman’s relationship with his manager has reportedly “deteriorated rapidly this season”, and there are rumours that he has been […]

Football Serie A

Juventus 3-0 Sampdoria: Player ratings

Juventus broke away six points clear of Napoli, as Douglas Costa came off the bench and provided a hat-trick of assists to beat Sampdoria 3-0. The Bianconeri were fresh from Wednesday’s painful Champions League exit to Real Madrid, decided by a controversial last-gasp penalty when 30 seconds away from forcing extra time at 3-0. However, […]

Football Serie A

Atalanta 0-0 Inter: Player ratings

It was a game of two halves in Bergamo, as Atalanta dominated the first, Inter had the better of the second, and it ended goalless. Gian Piero Gasperini had to do without Josip Ilicic, Leonardo Spinazzola and suspended Andrea Petagna, while Andreas Cornelius was not 100 per cent fit either, so 19-year-old Musa Barrow was […]

Champions League Football Serie A

Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero: Gianluigi Buffon was wrong to criticise referee!

Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero has said he does not agree with Gianluigi Buffon’s criticism of English referee Michael Oliver after the Turin side was dumped out the UEFA Champions League by Real Madrid via a last-minute penalty. The Premier League official awarded a spot-kick in favour of the home side after Medhi Benatia was […]

Football Serie A

Milan 1-1 Sassuolo: Player ratings

Nikola Kalinic’s first goal of 2018 cancelled out a Matteo Politano strike, but a point apiece does precious little for Milan or Sassuolo. The Rossoneri needed a victory to close on the top four and consolidate their own Europa League position too, as Inter and Roma both lost this weekend. Davide Calabria and Andrea Conti […]