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    New York : Cristiano scored a goal, but disappeared for most of the match. Photo: FILIPPO VENEZIA / EFE The Juventus could not defeat this Saturday Hellas verona and put their participation in Champions League next year, in addition to moving 7 points away from the general leader, the Inter de Milan. The forcefulness of Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored his team’s goal in the 1-1 draw at the Marcantonio Bentegodi stadium, it was not enough for La Vecchia Signora to get the three visiting points and had to settle for dividing the units. The current monarch of Serie A, who could not count on his forward Álvaro Morata, because he contracted a strange virus, suffered from forcefulness and could only penetrate the rival goal until the second half, at minute 49, when Cristiano Ronaldo beat the goalkeeper Marco Silvestri with a shot after being assisted...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO has been a 'failure' since joining Juventus, according to former Italy international Antonio Cassano. Ronaldo, 35, joined the Serie A champions in 2018 as the European giants set their sights on winning a first Champions League title since 1996. 2Ronaldo has failed to drive Juventus on to Champions League glory since joining the clubCredit: Getty Images - Getty And while the Portuguese superstar has netted a sensational 90 goals in 117 games for Juventus, European glory continues to allude them. Speaking to Corriere dello Sport about Ronaldo's impact and relationship with manager Andrea Pirlo, Cassano said: "Juventus signed him to win the Champions League, but they've done worse with him than they've done before. "They'd also won the Scudetto [Serie A title] without him. I think he's been a failure. "It's been a mistake [pitting Ronaldo and Pirlo together]. Juve have only been interested in winning for 120...
    PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Porto scored at the start of each half to beat Juventus 2-1 in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. Mehdi Taremi gave Porto the lead after just 63 seconds after a defensive mixup by Juventus gifted him an easy finish, and Moussa Marega netted 19 seconds into the second half. Federico Chiesa scored what could prove to be a vital away goal for Juventus in the 82nd minute. Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo was kept quiet on his return to his homeland as the visitors struggled to make an impact. The second leg will be on March 9 in Turin. Juventus beat Porto home and away without conceding a goal the last time the two sides met at the same stage four years ago. But it gifted Porto the lead after barely a minute when Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur...
    PORTO stunned Juventus by punishing a huge error to score after 63 SECONDS of their Champions League tie. The Serie A giants had never conceded a goal on their previous visits to Estadio Dragao but fell apart early on Wednesday night. What on earth!? ????61 seconds into the game, Porto have been gifted the lead! ????⚪️Bentancur... ???? pic.twitter.com/RpJEmzUmcX— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 17, 2021 Rodrigo Bentancur received the ball from Wojciech Szczesny in his own 18-yard box and attempted a no-look pass back to the goalkeeper. But the Juventus midfielder was far too casual and Szczesny had to dive in to compete for the ball with Porto's Mehdi Taremi. Taremi won the 50/50 and stabbed his effort home to secure an amazing early lead. It was the fastest goal scored in a...
    How you can help Texas winter storm victims Reparations bill tests Biden and Harris on racial justice Cristiano Ronaldo and Dejan Kulusevski will spearhead the Juventus front line in Wednesday's Champions League last-16 first leg tie at Portuguese side Porto. © Marco BERTORELLO Cristiano Ronaldo plays in Portugal for the first time in the Juventus jersey Sweden's Kulusevski got the nod ahead of Alvaro Morata, who starts on the bench, alongside 36-year-old Ronaldo who plays his first Juve game in his native Portugal. Ronaldo, the competition's record goalscorer, will have his work cut out against a side who have not conceded a home goal so far in this season's tournament. Coach Andrea Pirlo juggled Juve's defence with Alex Sandro returning, playing alongside veteran captain Giorgio Chiellini, Matthijs de Ligt and Danilo. Porto captain Pepe has the task of stopping fellow Portugal international Ronaldo, who he played alongside at Real...
    Groups ask Biden administration to reconsider nuke decision Groups ask Biden administration to reconsider nuke decision Porto will host Juventus in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League, Round of 16 on Wednesday from Estadio do Drago. © Provided by For The Win This will be a matchup between the reigning champions of Portugal and Italy with both clubs looking to advance. With prolific striker Cristiano Ronaldo in the lineup, Juventus has the slight edge here as they look forward to the next round. This should be a fun match to watch, here is everything you need to know to stream the Champions League action! Porto vs. Juventus When: Wednesday, February 17 Time: 3:00 p.m. ET TV Channel: TUDN/UniMas Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free) Live Stream: via CBS All Access (stream for free) UEFA Champions League Starting Lineups Porto possible starting lineup: Marchesin; Manafa, Mbemba, Pepe, Sarr;...
    Texas outages: Millions without power as extreme cold throttles electric grid Biden to tap new labor board top cop, rescind Trump apprenticeship program After suffering a 3-1 loss to Manchester City in its 2020-21 UEFA Champions League opener, Porto went on to post four victories and a draw without allowing a single goal. The Portuguese club is unbeaten in its last 17 matches across all competitions since the beginning of November, winning 12 while battling to five draws. Porto hopes to continue its success when it hosts Juventus on Wednesday in the first leg of the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League Round of 16. The Dragons have not fared well against Juventus of late, suffering four losses and drawing once in their last five meetings - including a pair of defeats in their 2016-17 tie. © Provided by CBS Sports MONACO - NOVEMBER 21: Timo Werner of RB Leipzig celebrates...
    Porto face Juventus at Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Here’s all the info you need to watch this Champions League match. The Champions League returns on Wednesday with Porto hosting Juventus at Estadio do Dragao in the first leg of the round of 16. Porto are heavy underdogs to advance against the reigning Italian champions. The Dragons finished second in Group C behind Manchester City. Juventus won their group, finishing ahead of Barcelona. Despite not losing a game since Oct. 30, Porto are second in the Primeira Liga, seven points behind rival Sporting Lisbon. The Dragons have drawn three straights games going into the first leg. Porto are the smallest club remaining in the Champions League and the only club remaining that does not play in one of Europe’s top five leagues. If Porto are going to advance to the quarterfinal, they will have to win the first leg. Mehdi Taremi...
    JUVENTUS travel to Porto for the first leg of their Last 16 Champions League clash. Europe's elite club competition is back with Cristiano Ronaldo returning to his homeland for the knockout stage. 2Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Portugal When is Porto vs Juventus? Porto vs Juventus takes place on Wednesday, February 17. It will kick off at 8pm GMT. Porto's Estadio do Dragao - with no fans in attendance - plays host. What live stream and TV channel is Porto vs Juventus on? Porto vs Juventus will be shown live on BT Sport 2 in the UK. BT Sport get their coverage underway from 7.15pm. How can I watch Porto vs Juventus for FREE? EE customers can get BT Sport INCLUDED to their plan at no extra cost if they are on a plan with Smart Benefits - simply log in to EE and choose BT...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO has urged his Juventus team-mates to bring their 'A-game' in their Champions League last-16 clash in order to avoid another early exit from the competition. The Serie A giants reached the final of Europe's elite competition in 2016-17, losing to Real Madrid in Cardiff. 3Cristiano Ronaldo has warned Juventus to bring their 'A-game' for their Champions League last-16 clash with PortoCredit: Getty Images - Getty But, since then, Juve have struggled to make a deep run in the knockout stages. Last year, Juventus crashed out in the last-16 at the hands of Lyon, having only reached the quarter-finals in 2018-19 and 2017-18, losing to Ajax and Real Madrid respectively. The Italians have reached five finals since their last Champions League title in 1995-96 - but have never taken that all-important final step. Part of the reason Ronaldo was brought to the Allianz Stadium in 2018 in a £99million...
    New York : Cristiano Ronaldo and his team will face Porto this Wednesday in the round of 16. Photo: ALESSANDRO DI MARCO / EFE Cristiano Ronaldo motivated his teammates on Tuesday, who will face the Porto in the round of 16 Champions League, Y He did it with a message he posted on his official Instagram account. “This is the essence of the ‘Champions League, the knockout phase. It’s like starting a new competition and everyone has to give their best version, because every detail can make a difference“Wrote” El Comandante “shortly before flying to Portugal with his team. “In the last two years we said goodbye sooner than we wanted, but we continue to go for the maximum every year and this season is no exception ”, he recalled, referring to in 2019 they were eliminated by Ajax in the quarterfinals Y The same...
    A look at first-leg matches in the Champions League’s round of 16 on Tuesday and Wednesday: TUESDAY Barcelona vs. Paris Saint-Germain Barcelona will have Lionel Messi in his best form this season as the team resumes its campaign in Europe’s top club competition. The Argentine great has scored nine goals in his last nine matches in all competitions, including a brace in the 5-1 rout of Alavés on Saturday. It remains unclear if coach Ronald Koeman will have Gerard Piqué or Ronald Araújo back from injuries to boost the team’s defense. PSG also has injury concerns. Both Neymar and Angel Di Maria are out, putting pressure on Kylian Mbappe to carry the attack. Mbappe scored twice in the 5-1 win against Istanbul Basaksehir back in December — when the Turkish side had nothing but pride to play for — but more telling is that Mbappe had not scored...
    New York : Juventus was waiting for Juan Guillermo Cuadrado like May water. The Colombian is a fundamental player for the Vecchia Signora that lived a noticeable bump during his brief absence, but recovered it to be crowned in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday against Napoli. Square, 32, He tested positive for coronavirus on January 5 and missed the last four Juventus games, but he was present at the Mapei Stadium to face Napoli and be essential to take the title achieved. ???????? JUVENTUS CHAMPION ????????#Square get the title of the Italian Super Cup leaving an assist at the last minute ???????? CONGRATULATIONS ???????????? pic.twitter.com/OOTW8ml0U5 – CRACKS COLOMBIA (@CracksColombia_) January 20, 2021 The Colombian has a constant exit from the right and is one of the best in the world assisting his teammates to reach the baseline. Just like that, with a pass to goal from...
    The TV shows with the most Emmy wins Free gift cards are like free money. Heres how to get them McKennie named U.S. male player of the year United States Men's National Team midfielder Weston McKennie capped a reaffirming 2020 on Friday, when he was named male player of the year by the United States Soccer Federation. © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FILE PHOTO: Champions League - Group G - FC Barcelona v Juventus In August, the 22-year-old was acquired on loan by Italy's Serie A powerhouse Juventus from his club in Germany, Schalke 04. He has played in the German Bundesliga since 2017 and has made 29 appearances for Schalke and Juventus in 2020, scoring four goals. McKennie made his Juventus debut on Sept. 20 in a Serie A contest and then made his Champions League debut Oct. 20 after coming on as a substitute against Barcelona on Oct. 20....
    New York City changes admissions at many schools to ease racial segregation US Coronavirus: FDA prepares to OK a second vaccine as average daily cases and deaths hit records Weston McKennie voted U.S. Soccer male player of the year CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Weston McKennie has won the U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year award for the pandemic-abbreviated schedule. © Provided by Associated Press Juventus' Weston McKennie celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Torino at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via AP) McKennie, of Little Elm, Texas, appeared in two of three U.S. games in 2020, earning man of the match at Wales last month. ,At 22, he is the fourth youngest to win the award behind Christian Pulisic, Landon Donovan and Peter Vermes. He played in 15 of 16 Bundesliga...
    Getty Barcelona will take on Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the 2020-21 Champions League. The draw for the first knockout round took place on Monday in Switzerland with Ronald Koeman’s men up against the French champions. There are some other eye-catching ties set to be played in the last 16. Barca’s failure to finish top of Group G ensured they would be handed a tough draw following the culmination of the group stage Ronald Koeman’s men had been in charge of the group, after winning their first five games, but lost their final match 3-0 to Juventus to finish second. Follow the Heavy on Barcelona Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors and content!Champions League Last 16 ScheduleThe Champions League last 16 fixtures will take place in February and March 2021 with all kick-offs set for 21:00 CET/15:00 ET. The first leg ties are scheduled...
    MANCHESTER UNITED rejected an offer for Paul Pogba from Juventus in the summer, according to reports. CalcioMercato reports the Old Lady wanted to swap Miralem Pjanic and Douglas Costa to bring Pogba back to Turin. 3Manchester United rejected Juventus' approach for Paul Pogba in the summer Credit: Guardian News & Media / Free to use by all titles in perpetuity under NMC agreement The French World Cup winner, 27, returned to Old Trafford in 2016 for £89million having spent four years in Serie A. The report states Juventus were unable to meet United's £92m asking price. And the Red Devils were not keen on signing Pjanic or Costa. Pjanic instead moved to Barcelona in a deal that saw Arthur go the other way while Costa joined Champions League winners Bayern Munich on loan. Talk about Pogba's future was rife after his agent Mino Raiola's explosive...
    FURIOUS Jordi Alba reportedly called the referee a 'b******' in an explosive rant during Barcelona's defeat to Juventus on Tuesday night. The left-back was furious in the first half after former Arsenal man Aaron Ramsey brought down Frenkie de Jong. 2Jordi Alba reportedly called the referee a 'b******' in Barcelona's loss to JuventusCredit: Reuters Ramsey committed a cynical foul on the Dutchman after 27 minutes of the Champions League clash at the Nou Camp and Alba was not happy. He confronted German referee Tobias Stieler and - according to AS - said: "How bad are you you b******? "You have good friends in Italy?" The game - which finished 3-0 to Juventus - was an ill tempered affair. Paulo Dybala was pictured taunting and laughing at Barca boss Ronald Koeman after the Dutchman told the Juve bench to 'shut up'. Dybala and the rest of Juve's subs were trying to...
    Weston McKennie. Getty/David Ramos Cristiano Ronaldo came out on top of his first battle with Lionel Messi in two years in a Champions League clash Tuesday night. However, it was 22-year-old American Weston McKennie who produced the stand out moment on the night, slamming home a superb flying volley either side of two Ronaldo penalties.  "Unreal performance from the team tonight!," the USMNT star tweeted after. "We accomplished what we came here to do!" Juventus' win means Ronaldo has now won 11 of his 36 career meetings with Messi, while the Argentine has won 16. The remaining nine games have been draws. Barcelona's defeat on Tuesday was their first loss in the Champions League group stage in over four years. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Cristiano Ronaldo came out on top of his first battle with Lionel Messi in two years in the Champions League on Tuesday...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO even took on defensive duties to make sure he came out on top in his GOAT tussle with Barcelona's Lionel Messi. Ronaldo's Juventus travelled to the Nou Camp in the Champions League on Tuesday night and the Portuguese superstar prevailed as the Old Lady won 3-0. If ever a clip sums up the contrasting emotions of Lionel Messis and Cristiano Ronaldos night, this is it... pic.twitter.com/HrtJawccLA— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 8, 2020 6Cristiano Ronaldo nipped past Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi to pinch the ballCredit: Getty Images - Getty 6Ronaldo used his pace to end the danger and deny MessiCredit: Getty Images - Getty It was Barca's first home defeat in the European group stage since 2009 and on a torrid night for Messi, Ronaldo hit a double to overshadow the Argentine. But it wasn't just in the opposition box where the former Real Madrid man...
    ANTOINE GRIEZMANN has launched a blistering attack on his own club after Barcelona's dismal 3-0 defeat to Juventus. The hosts were embarrassed by the Italian champions as Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his reunion with Lionel Messi. 2Antoine Griezmann hit out at his team-mates after defeat to JuventusCredit: Reuters Defeat for Ronald Koeman's side came just four months after being humiliated 8-2 by Bayern Munich in last season's Champions League campaign. Griezmann, 29, believes his team-mates must take responsibility for the defeat and questioned their commitment on the field. The Frenchman said after the contest: "We didn't turn up. "In the first half they got the better of us. It was a lack of everything: of desire, of attitude, willingness to run, all of it was bad. "In the second half, there was already a three-goal advantage and it was easier for us but we had a...
    PAULO DYBALA was seen taunting Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman after the Dutchman told the Juventus bench to 'shut up'. Dybala and the rest of Juve's subs were trying to get Clement Lenglet sent-off after he gave away a penalty during Barca's 3-0 Champions League defeat at the Nou Camp on Tuesday. 2Ronald Koeman told Juventus' bench to shut up during Barcelona's Champions League defeat 2Paulo Dybala and his team-mates were seen taunting the Dutchman And Koeman did not react kindly. Footage shows the angry ex-Everton boss approaching the subs and gesticulating before his path is blocked by a Juve coach. And rather than stop or sit down, Dybala and his team-mate proceed to laugh and taunt the 57-year-old. Furious Koeman is eventually shepherded away by a fellow Barca member of staff as the Juve players watch on. Lenglet was only shown a yellow for the handball incident but Cristiano...
    JUVENTUS' sporting director has dropped a huge hint the club will look to bring Paul Pogba back to the club. The wantaway Frenchman is heading for the Old Trafford exit door after his agent Mino Raiola confirmed he will not sign a new deal. 3Paul Pogba is heading for the Manchester United exit doorCredit: Rex Features Raiola gave an explosive interview in which he confirmed: “I can say that it’s over for Paul Pogba at Manchester United.” United's Champions League failure at the hands of RB Leipzig will only further encourage Pogba to leave the club. And the Old Lady will look to take advantage, according to Fabio Paratici. Paratici told Mediaset: "Pogba back to Juve? We love Paul, he’s an amazing player but he’s playing for Manchester United now. "He’ll not be a free agent, you’ve to pay if you want to sign Pogba. "We know so...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO revealed he 'never saw Lionel Messi as a rival' after his Juventus side beat Barcelona at the Nou Camp on Tuesday night. The megastars faced each other for the first time since Ronnie left Real Madrid in 2018 as Juventus topped Champions League Group G with a 3-0 win. 3Cristiano Ronaldo says he never saw Lionel Messi as a rivalCredit: Reuters Portuguese ace Ronaldo labelled Barca the 'best team he ever faced' after the game. And the 35-year-old also revealed he has always 'got along well' with Barcelona wantaway Messi, 33. The former Manchester United star scored twice from the penalty spot either side of Weston McKennie's acrobatic effort to seal the win. And speaking afterwards, Ronaldo said: "I have always had a very cordial relationship with him [Messi]. "I shared 12, 13 or 14 years of award ceremonies with him. I never saw him as a...
    The Messi vs. Ronaldo debate has been going on for the better part of the last decade, and the latest clash between the two current GOATs of soccer is set to take place on Tuesday in the final game of the UEFA Champions League Group Stage. If you’re going by Champions League titles, Ronaldo has the edge with five compared to Messi’s four. All four of Messi’s UCL championships have been with Barcelona, with the last coming in 2015. Ronaldo’s first UCL title came with Manchester United in 2008, while his other four came with Real Madrid, the last coming in 2018. If you want to talk goals in the Champions League, the two combined to win the competition’s top goal scorer award 12 consecutive seasons before Robert Lewandowski broke the streak last season. Ronaldo has been the UCL’s top scorer seven times, while Messi has accomplished the feat...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO scored against Lionel Messi in the Champions League for the first time ever as Juventus demolished Barcelona at the Nou Camp. Ronaldo, 35, netted twice in a 3-0 win to seal Juve’s place in the knockout stages alongside their rivals who had already qualified. 3Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored his first goals against Lionel Messi in the Champions LeagueCredit: AFP OR LICENSORS 3Messi had scored three goals against Ronaldo before Juventus beat Barcelona 3-0Credit: Reuters But his brace marked the first time Ronaldo had ever hit the target against a Barcelona side featuring Messi, 33, in Europe’s elite competition. Ronaldo had gone FIVE games without success whereas Messi had netted three times against him. Their first encounter came in 2008 when Barcelona and Manchester United faced each other in the Champions League semi-finals, with both players drawing blanks across the two legs as the Red Devils progressed 1-0 on...
    Chelsea v. Grosnoder Chelsea: கெபா; Asbiliquetta, Rodiger, Christensen, Emerson; Gilmore, Jorginho, Kovacic; Anjorin, Abraham, Howard Subs: Caballero, Jigger, James, Domori, Zuma, Alonso, Sylvel, Conte, Mount, Pulisic, Werner, Groot Crossnoder: Gorodov; Smolnikov, Martinovich, Kayo, Ramares; Olson, Wilhena, Wandersen, Clausen, Cabella; Mountain Barcelona v Juventus Barcelona: Der Stegen; Test, Lenlet, Arazo, Jordi Alpha; De Zhang, Bijnik, Messi, Petri; Greissman Subs: Neto, Isaac Pena, Umiti, Minguse, Junior Firbo, Ali, Godinho, Baskets, Ricky Puig, Matthias Fernandez, Conrad, Bright White Juventus: Buffon; Quadrato, Danilo, Bonucci, de Lict, Alex Sandro; Arthur, McKennie, Ramsay; Morata, Ronaldo Subs: Pinchoklio, Schkesny, Dracusin, Frabota, Rabiot, Portanova, Bentoncur, Dybala, Sisa, Bernardeci, Da Groka, Kulusevsky R.P. Leipzig v Manchester United R.P. Leipzig: குலாசி; Mugiel, Conatte, Orban, Angelino; Sabitzer, Hydra, Campbell; Nungu, Forsberg; Olmo Subs: Vos, Paulsen, Schwanner, Atomas, Sorlot, Clovert, Holstenberg, Martinez, Martel Man UTD: Di Jia; Van-Pisake, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; McDomine, Matic; Greenwood, Fernandez, Dallas; Rashford Subs: Bailey, Duvansef, Bokba,...
    Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo. Getty/David Ramos Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will go head-to-head for the first time in over two years as FC Barcelona host Juventus in the final game of the Champions League group stages on Tuesday. The pair have not clashed since Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus in 2018. It could be the last time they face off with Messi as a Barcelona player, with the Argentine having handed in a transfer request in the summer. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will go head-to-head for the first time in over two years as FC Barcelona host Juventus in the final game of the Champions League group stages on Tuesday. The pair have not clashed since Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus in 2018, with the Portuguese forward having missed Barcelona's trip to Turin earlier in the season...
    (CNN)"The time has come to open a new stage in my life," said Cristiano Ronaldo as it was announced he would be leaving Real Madrid for Juventus in a transfer headline writers in Italy were calling the deal of the century. At $117 million, now the sixth most expensive transfer of all time, the Portuguese star was not arriving in Turin at a bargain price but there was an expectation that Ronaldo, even in his 30s, would help the Serie A side achieve what had long evaded the club -- the Champions League trophy. Having helped Real to four Champions League titles in five seasons, scoring in the 2014 and 2017 finals, the forward was to be the missing piece in the Juventus jigsaw. The player who could sate what had become an obsessive pursuit. Has the digital age changed football fans?Juventus has reached nine finals in the competition's...
    BARCELONA will welcome Italian champions Juventus to the Nou Camp on Tuesday night, with the eagerly-anticipated battle between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo expected to take centre stage. The Spanish giants ran out 2-0 winners against the Old Lady in October, with goals from Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi doing the damage. 3Barcelona ran out 2-0 winners against Juventus in OctoberCredit: AP:Associated Press A second successive win over Andre Pirlo's side would see Barca seal top spot in Group G, which they currently lead by the three points. Victory at the Nou Camp would see Juve move level on points with the Catalans, although they'll need to win by seven goals to qualify for the last-16 as group winners. Most read in FootballRevealedED UPHazard has cost Real Madrid £65,000 PER MINUTE since £143m move from Chelsea in 2019Live BlogROAD TO QATARFollow the draw for the World Cup qualifying groups for...
    Getty Leonardo Bonucci and Lionel Messi Juventus center-back Leonardo Bonucci took time out to explain how his team plan to try and stop Lionel Messi in Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Barcelona at the Camp Nou. The Serie A champions head into the final Group G game three points behind the Catalan giants and need to win by three goals or more, or any two-goal margin other than 2-0, if they are to pip Ronald Koeman’s men to top spot. Messi scored in Barca’s 2-0 win over Juve in the reverse fixture in Turin in October, and Bonucci told a news conference how the Serie A champions plan to handle the Argentina international, as reported by Football Italia. Messi is stopped with great teamwork, being a champion, he makes you win games alone. With teamwork, in the defensive phase, we can stop Messi’s qualities and highlight the qualities...
    RONALD KOEMAN cannot wait for the prospect of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo coming face to face once more as Barcelona take on Juventus. The two European heavyweights will clash in the final game of Group G – where Juve need a big win to claim top spot from Barca. 4Cristiano Ronaldo trains ahead of Juve's trip to the Nou CampCredit: EPA 4Lionel Messi scores from the spot during Barca's victory in Turin earlier in the group stageCredit: AP:Associated Press Ronaldo missed the first game in Turin after contracting coronavirus will on international duty with Portugal as the Old Lady lost 2-0 thanks to a late penalty from Messi. But the pair – whose rivalry became infamous when Ronaldo was at Real Madrid – now face again at the Nou Camp. And Barca boss Koeman admitted: “It’s fantastic that these two players have been so long at this top level...
    LIONEL MESSI will be granted his wish to play Cristiano Ronaldo in Barcelona's Champions League clash against Juventus. The two footballing superstars have enjoyed one of the greatest rivalries in history. 4Lionel Messi will be granted his wish to play Cristiano Ronaldo in Barcelona's Champions League clash against JuventusCredit: Getty Images - Getty 4Ronaldo and Messi have enjoyed one of he greatest footballing rivalries Credit: Getty Images - Getty They have come against each other 35 times, with Messi winning six more, scoring 22 times, three greater than Ronaldo. And according to The Mail, the Argentine is 'desperate' to line up against his competition once more. Messi has been rested for Barca's last two Champions League matches, where they beat Dynamo Kiev 4-0 and Ferencvaros 3-0. But the forward is expected to be recalled for the mammoth match against Juve. 4 They need just a...
    Getty Ronald Koeman is set to make major changes to his Barcelona team for Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Juventus following Saturday’s disappointing defeat to Cadiz in La Liga. The result has hit Barca’s title hopes, leaving the Catalan giants already 12 points behind table-toppers Atletico Madrid. Barca’s form has been better in the Champions League where they have won all five group games so far. Follow the Heavy on Barcelona Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors and content!Barcelona & Juve Battle for Top SpotYet Koeman is planning to use his ‘Plan B’ against Juventus. The Dutch coach intends to rotate his squad and offer some of his young players the chance to impress in Europe’s top competition, according to Sport’s Jordi Delgado. Back-up goalkeeper Neto will replace first choice Marc-Andre ter Stegen between the sticks. The change is not a consequence of Barca’s dismal defensive...
    REAL MADRID have lost more Champions League group games since Cristiano Ronaldo left than they did in his NINE YEARS at the club. On Tuesday, Shakhtar Donetsk became the second team in three seasons to complete the double over Los Blancos at that stage of the competition. 4Real Madrid have lost five group games since selling Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in 2018Credit: The Mega Agency 4During Ronaldo's nine years at the Bernabeu, they lost just three out of 54Credit: AP:Associated Press CSKA Moscow's managed two group stage victories over Real Madrid two years ago. And remarkably Real have now lost five of their 17 group stage matches since Ronaldo left for Juventus in 2018. By contrast, the Spanish giants were defeated just THREE times out of 54 in Ronaldo's nine campaigns between 2009-10 and 2017-18. In four of those seasons, Ronaldo and his team-mates went on to win the competition....
    (CNN)Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 750th goal of his astonishing career in Juventus' comfortable 3-0 win against Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League on Wednesday.The 35-year-old was on target in the second half to double his side's lead but it's probably fair to say he's scored from more impressive efforts in the past. The forward tapped in from no more than a yard out to reach the milestone and the forward is already looking ahead to the next target. Ten years on from humiliating Real Madrid 5-0, Barcelona is a club in turmoil"750 goals, 750 happy moments, 750 smiles on the faces of our fans," Ronaldo wrote on social media."Thanks to all the players and coaches who have helped me reach this incredible number, thanks to all my loyal opponents who have made me work harder and harder every day. Next stop: 800."Read MoreThe majority of his goals came in...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO reached a magnificent 750 career goals as Juve's 3-0 cruise was marked by Stephanie Frappart becoming the first female Champions League referee. And in fact one of the few issues on a mostly-comfortable night for Frenchwoman Frappart was when VAR made Ronaldo wait a few seconds before confirming his latest landmark strike. 4Cristiano Ronaldo tucks home his 132nd Champions League goal and the 750th strike of his career in all competitions in a 3-0 winCredit: EPA 4Stephanie Frappart ignored Kiev shouts for a penalty and saw Ronaldo's goal only allowed on VAR but generally had few contentious issues Credit: Getty Images - Getty 4Juve's three scorers celebrate as Federico Chiesa, Alvaro Morata and Cristiano Ronaldo see off Ukrainians Dinamo KievCredit: Getty Images - Getty Juventus had already sailed into the KO stages but this dispatching of Dynamo Kiev surely won't stop Barcelona winning the group. Italy winger Federico Chiesa nodded...
    Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal on Wednesday, while netting his 75th Juventus strike in the process. The milestone goal came in Juve’s Champions League group stage clash with Dynamo Kiev, with Ronaldo giving the Italian giants a 2-0 lead. Ronaldo’s finish came in the 57th minute, with the Portuguese star tapping into a wide-open net after an Alvaro Morata shot was pushed out in his direction. The finish was his 10th of the season for Juventus and his second in the Champions League, having previously scored against Ferencvaros. It was also his 75th career goal for Juventus as the 35-year-old star closes in on a century with the Italian club, having already reached three figures at international level for Portugal. Ronaldo has fired a total of 102 goals for Portugal since making his debut in 2003, making him by far his country’s top scorer. He also fired...
    JUVENTUS are up against plucky Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev in their penultimate Champions League group game. Andrea Pirlo's side are currently second in their group, behind Barcelona, who beat them in Turin 2-0 a month ago. 2Juve will need Ronaldo to be firing on all cylinders to get an important winCredit: Reuters Juve have been inconsistent all season - even with Cristiano Ronaldo in their side, and they're coming off a tough-fought 1-1 draw with Serie A minnows Benevento. With Champions League last-16 football already secure, Juventus will be aiming for the top spot, and a win over Dynamo Kiev could get them on their way. What time does Juventus vs Dynamo Kiev kick-off? Juventus' tough game with Dynamo Kiev will get underway from 8pm UK time on Wednesday, December 2. The clash will take place at the Juventus Stadium in Turin. The...
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona will be without Lionel Messi, Marc-André ter Stegen and Philippe Coutinho for the Champions League match at Ferencváros on Wednesday. The players will be rested by coach Ronald Koeman. Barcelona secured a spot in the last 16 after winning its first four matches in Group G. Messi had already been rested for the match against Dynamo Kyiv in the previous round. Midfielder Frenkie de Jong also had been left out of that match in Kyiv. Barcelona has a three-point lead over Juventus, which hosts Dynamo. Barcelona and Juventus play at the Camp Nou in the final round. Other Barcelona players will be absent on Wednesday because of injuries, including Gerard Piqué, Ansu Fati, Sergi Roberto and Samuel Umtiti. ___ More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    FEMALE referee Stephanie Frappart will make history by becoming the first woman ever to take charge of a Champions League match. The French official will take charge of Juventus' Group G clash with Dynamo Kiev in Turin next Wednesday. 2French referee Stephanie Frappart will become the first ever female to referee a Champions League matchCredit: Reuters The 36-year-old has led the way in female officiating since 2011 when she started refereeing men's football in the French third division. Frappart has since taken charge of the Women's World Cup final in 2019. And she also worked her way up through the leagues in France where she became the first woman ever to ref in Ligue 1 in April 2019. Frappart may be more well known to English fans after she was the whistler for Leicester's game against Zorya Luhansk in October - her first Europa League game. And she also took...
    As Covid-19 cases surge, health care workers say PPE is still a struggle Biden says transition outreach from Trump administration has been sincere Barcelona, Juventus join Chelsea and Sevilla in Champions League last 16 Juventus, Chelsea and Sevilla all claimed last-gasp wins as they qualified for the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, while Martin Braithwaite grabbed a double in Barcelona's 4-0 victory at Dynamo Kiev as they also secured a place in the knockout rounds. © Sergei SUPINSKY Martin Braithwaite celebrates with Junior Firpo after scoring as Barcelona beat Dynamo Kiev 4-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League They are the first teams to make it out of the group stage, doing so with two games to spare, on a night which saw Erling Braut Haaland, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes all get among the goals. There was no Lionel Messi for Barcelona,...
    Jersey Shores Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Wife Lauren Expecting Baby Here are your odds that stock prices will be higher at the end of 2021 Last-gasp Morata strike seals Juventus last-16 berth Alvaro Morata grabbed a late winner with Cristiano Ronaldo also scoring as Juventus qualified for the Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 win over Ferencvaros on Tuesday. © MIGUEL MEDINA Alvaro Morata struck in injury time to seal Juventus' last-16 berth. Myrto Uzuni had given the Hungarians a shock 19th-minute lead in the Group G clash in Turin. But Ronaldo rifled in the equaliser on 35 minutes for his first Champions League goal this season, extending his record to 131 goals in the competition. And Spaniard Morata came off the bench to seal victory two minutes into injury time with his fifth group-stage goal this term. Andrea Pirlo has achieved his first objective as Juventus...
    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Alvaro Morata’s stoppage-time winner booked Juventus a spot in the Champions League’s knockout stage. Combined with Cristiano Ronaldo’s first-half equalizer, Morata’s header earned Juventus a 2-1 comeback win over Hungarian side Ferencvaros on Tuesday. Barcelona, which beat Dynamo Kyiv 4-0 in the other Group G game, also advanced. Barcelona leads the group with 12 points and Juventus has nine points while Kyiv and Ferencvaros have one point each. While Juventus has also labored in Serie A with four wins and four draws under first-year coach Andrea Pirlo, it has not lost in either competition. Bargain buy Morata nodded down a cross from Juan Cuadrado for his seventh goal across all competitions this season and his fifth in the Champions League. Ronaldo cut inside a defender and placed a shot inside the near post for the equalizer before the break — marking the 16th consecutive Champions...
    JUVENTUS handily beat Ferencvaros 4-1 last time out - and they'll be looking to do the same damage when they clash in Turin. The Italian champions are lagging behind Barcelona in their Champions League group but should qualify comfortably if they overcome the Hungarians. 2Juventus are up against Ferencvaros on Tuesday night in TurinCredit: Splash News Cristiano Ronaldo's side's only loss in the group this season was at home to Barcelona, when the five-time Ballon d'Or winner played no part after coming down with Coronavirus. Ferencvaros have been plucky throughout their European campaign, but face yet another really difficult task in Juve next. What time does Juventus vs Ferencvaros kick off? Juventus vs Ferencvaros gets underway at 8pm UK time on Tuesday, November 24. The game will take place at the Juventus Stadium in Turin. What channel is Juventus vs Ferencvaros and can it...
    At tourist sites, masking up without diluting the experience Two cheers for the Never Trumpers: At least theyre speaking up now Champions League storylines: PSG under pressure as Barcelona and Juventus eye latter stages The fourth round of Champions League group stage fixtures is upon us and this week's matches have the potential to prove decisive in a number of groups. Halfway through the group stage, where the top two of each four team group advance, while third place is relegated to the Europa League, and fourth place goes home, some of Europe's biggest teams look set to cruise on through, while others are in for a bruising qualification fight. © Provided by CBS Sports Barcelona and Juventus in Group G as well as Chelsea and Sevilla In Group E are on course to reach the latter stages easily, but Group H is finely poised and could even see...
    JUVENTUS have reportedly joined Manchester United in the race to sign £62million Rennes teen prospect Eduardo Camavinga. The Serie A champions are the latest Euro giants to be linked with the 18-year-old star. 2Juventus are the latest Euro giant to show an interest in Eduardo CamavingaCredit: AFP They join the Red Devils, along with Real Madrid and PSG in the hunt to sign the French international. According to Italian outfit Tuttosport, Juventus sporting directors Pavel Nedved and Fabio Paratici reckon a bid to resign Paul Pogba would cost them too much. And that means they'll instead focus their attentions on the Rennes midfield prospect. Camavinga has already been capped three times by France and scored his first international goal against Ukraine in a 7-1 win last month. The Angola-born star has been part of the Rennes set up since he was 11 years old and risen through the ranks. 2The...
    WEST HAM have reportedly joined the race for Juventus outcast Sami Khedira. The experienced midfielder could be available on a free transfer amid his exile from Andrea Pirlo's squad. 2Sami Khedira continues to train with the Juventus squad despite being kept away from the line-upCredit: Getty Images - Getty Juventus did not name Khedira, 33, in their Champions League squad and he is yet to play this season. Talks are reportedly underway over terminating his contract, with no agreement reached yet. Manchester United and Tottenham have been linked with a move for Khedira. ⚽ Read our Man United live blog for the latest news from Old Trafford According to Sportmediaset, via TeamTalk, West Ham are also tracking the German. Khedira has played only once in 2020 while suffering from knee and hamstring issues. A World Cup winner in 2014, the midfielder has racked up seven league titles in three countries...
    ALVARO MORATA has defended Cristiano Ronaldo claiming the Juventus superstar is 'loved by everyone.' The Portuguese superstar was slammed by former Juve ace Pasquale Bruno for having 'no respect for team-mates.' 3Morata has defended team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo Credit: Getty Images - Getty Bruno, 58, fumed: "He is ignorant. "He has been in Italy for two years and has not yet learned to speak our language. "He uses Spanish to express himself. He has no respect for his team-mates or for the Italians." But team-mate Morata, who also played alongside Ronaldo at Real Madrid, has fired back at the nonsense claims and insists he is the club's most important player. After their 4-1 Champions League victory over Ferencvaros, in which Morata scored twice, the Spaniard said: "I don't have to say who Cristiano is and what he does. "He is always available, he makes himself loved by everyone, he is...
    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — On the night that Cristiano Ronaldo began his 18th consecutive Champions League campaign, it was Álvaro Morata who did the bulk of the scoring for Juventus. Morata netted the first two goals in a 4-1 win at Ferencvaros, giving the Spanish forward four of Juventus’ six scores in its opening three matches in the competition. Ronaldo, who missed Juventus’ opening two Champions League games after contracting the coronavirus, set up Morata’s second. Substitite Paulo Dybala got Juventus’ third into an empty net after Ferencvaros goalkeeper Dénes Dibusz failed to control a back-pass. Lasha Dvali then scored an own goal following another error by Dibusz. Franck Boli pulled one back for Ferencvaros in the 90th Juventus remained three points behind Group G leader Barcelona, which beat Dynamo Kyiv 2-1. Kyiv and Ferencvaros trail with one point each. Seven minutes in at Puskás Aréna, Morata used one touch...
    Ferencvarosi face Juventus at Groupama Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Here’s all the info you need to watch this Champions League match. In the third game of the Champions League group stage, Ferencvarosi host Juventus. The Budapest club is last in the group with one point, while Juventus are second in the group with three points. Ferencvarosi are among the smallest clubs in the Champions League this season. The club is unbeaten in the Hungarian league and has only lost once in all competitions. The Budapest club lost their opening game to Barcelona and will now face their second European giant, Juventus, in back-to-back games. Ferencvarosi are extreme long shots to even steal a point from the Italian champions. If the Hungarian club is going to be competitive with Juventus, they will require a superstar performance from Tokmac Chol Nguen. The Norway international leads the club with nine goals in all competition, but...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO needed just THREE MINUTES to score for Juventus after recovering from coronavirus. The 35-year-old climbed off the bench for the Italian giants in the 56th minute of their Serie A clash away at Spezia. 3Cristiano Ronaldo returned from coronavirus by scoring twiceCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3Spezia were no match for Cristiano Ronaldo's prowessCredit: Getty Images - Getty And before the clock had ticked onto the hour mark, Ronaldo had put his side 2-1 up. He wasn't done there however, and his penalty in the 76th-minute sealed an impressive 4-1 win. Former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata and ex-PSG star Adrien Rabiot scored the other goals. Ronaldo's season was halted when he was found to have coronavirus while on international duty with Portugal. While it is reported he suffered from no symptoms, the Juventus ace could not shake the virus in time for the Champions League clash against Barcelona - and did not hide...
    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has recovered from the coronavirus after 19 days and three missed matches for Juventus, the club announced on Friday. Juventus said a swab test provided a negative result and Ronaldo “is no longer subjected to home isolation.” Ronaldo first tested positive during the international break while with Portugal. He missed Juventus’ draws with Crotone and Hellas Verona in Serie A as well as a loss to Barcelona in the Champions League. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner had been quarantined at his home in Turin. Ronaldo could return on Sunday for Juve’s game at Spezia in Serie A, or on Wednesday at Ferencvaros in the Champions League in Budapest. ___ More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    REAL Madrid are considering allowing stars Isco and Vinicius Jr to leave the club in an exchange deal for Juventus star Paulo Dybala, reports say. The Argentine ace has long been linked with the La Liga champions and Zinedine Zidane is believed to be keen on bringing him in. 3Zidane has long been an admirer of Dybala, who can play as a striker or in the no.10 role Credit: Getty Images - Getty 3Isco's performances have been heavily criticised this season Credit: Getty Images - Getty But reports say he will have to make sacrifices in order to bring in the 26-year-old striker, who is highly-rated across Europe. Italian outlet Calciomercato claim Isco and Vinicius could join Juventus in order to make way for the move as Zidane bids to bolster his strike force in the next window. The Los Blancos boss has tried to capture...
    New York’s largest nurses union rocked by internal political fights Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer says he was surprised by Trumps plan to save the hospitality industry in their podcast interview Messi, Barcelona ease past Juventus; Chelsea, Man U cruise There was no Cristiano Ronaldo on the field and no fans in the stands to see Barcelona and Lionel Messi beat Juventus 2-0 away in the Champions League on Wednesday. © Provided by Associated Press Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League group G soccer match between Juventus and Barcelona at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) © Provided by Associated Press Manchester United's Marcus Rashford walks end of the Champions League group H soccer match between Manchester United and RB Leipzig, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020....
    Katherine Schwarzenegger’s Halloween Costume Honors Essential Workers 15 Dividend-Paying Stocks to Sell or Avoid Barcelona-Juventus was supposed to be Messi vs. Ronaldo. Instead it reminded us the iconic rivalry is in its last gasps Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad When the group stage was drawn for the UEFA Champions League, the games that immediately seized the imagination were the Group G home-and-away matchups between Barcelona and Juventus. Lionel Messi! Cristiano Ronaldo! Reunited! It would be like the good old days, when they would meet with Barca and Real Madrid and their rivalry was in its full pomp. They overlapped for nine seasons there, from 2009-10 through 2017-18, when their personal competition and enmity was regular and stretched the boundaries of possibility. They burnished their reputations as the best players of all time — a subject about which there can no longer be any reasonable...
    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Ferencvaros came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with 10-man Dynamo Kyiv on Wednesday and earn the Hungarian club’s first Champions League point in 25 years. Dynamo led through a penalty from Viktor Tsygankov and a goal on the counterattack from Uruguayan midfielder Carlos de Pena. Tokmac Nguen brought the Hungarian champion back into the game with a powerful shot which went in off the far post in the 59th minute. Dynamo lost midfielder and captain Serhiy Sydorchuk when he earned a second yellow card for a clumsy tackle in the 85th. That paved the way for Ferencvaros to level the game five minutes later when substitute Franck Boli knocked in the ball from close range at a free kick. Group leader Barcelona beat Juventus 2-0 in Wednesday’s other game. Barcelona has six points and Juventus three, while Ferencvaros and Dynamo have one...
    ALVARO MORATA had a hat-trick of goals DISALLOWED for offside as Juventus lost to Barcelona in the Champions League. The former Chelsea striker was denied by VAR three times as Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi sealed a crucial 1-0 win for the La Liga side in Turin. 3Alvaro Morata had three goals disallowed by VAR against BarcelonaCredit: Reuters ⌚️ 16 ⚽️ M̶o̶r̶a̶t̶a̶⌚️ 30 ⚽️ M̶o̶r̶a̶t̶a̶⌚️ 55 ⚽️ M̶o̶r̶a̶t̶a̶???? Al-VAR-o... pic.twitter.com/au4MURHfjF— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 28, 2020 Amazingly, the Spaniard has actually found the net 18 times this year - but 11 of them have now been ruled out for offside. It is a feeling the 28-year-old is growing accustomed to and it has only been a few days since he last suffered the same frustration. VAR scuppered him again on Sunday in domestic action on another frustrating night for Juve as they were held to a 1-1 draw...
    Fact check: Think youre having a heart attack? Dont waste time with cough CPR. Dial 911 Chain restaurants closing locations this year UEFA Champions League, Group Stage: Juventus vs. Barcelona live stream, TV channel, lineups, odds, start time One of the biggest fixtures of the 2020-21 Champions League campaign will take place on Wednesday when Juventus hosts Barcelona in a rematch of the 2015 Final. © Provided by For The Win Unfortunately, Cristiano Ronaldo will be unable to play against Lionel Messi in this long-awaited match due to coronavirus. There will be plenty of star power on both sides of the ball today and with both clubs having new managers, they will look to make their mark in this monster matchup. This should be an absolutely fantastic match between Juventus and Barcelona, make sure you tune in, here is everything you need to know to stream all the Champions...
    Juventus face Barcelona at Allianz Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Here’s all the info you need to watch this Champions League match.  When the Champions League groups were drawn, one of the first games circled was Juventus and Barcelona. The game was supposed to be a renewal of the Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo rivalry. However, Ronaldo will not take the field on Wednesday as Juventus host Barcelona because of a failed COVID-19 test. Juventus opened their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 victory over Dynamo Kiyv. The defending Serie A champions are unbeaten to start the season. However, the club will be extremely shorthanded when they host Barcelona. In addition to Ronaldo, Juventus could be without their top three center-backs. Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, and Matthijs de Ligt are all dealing with injuries. The loss of those players will create a massive void in the middle of their defense and could...
    A look at what’s happening around the Champions League on Wednesday: GROUP E Chelsea, with back-to-back 0-0 draws against Sevilla in the Champions League and Manchester United in the Premier League, is showing the team can have some solidity at the back under Frank Lampard after criticism of his defensive record. Now the English team will look to get its attack firing in a trip to Krasnodar, which will have some fans in attendance for its first home game in the group stage of the Champions League. The Russian team opened the group with a 1-1 draw at Rennes. In the other match, Sevilla will try to end a four-match winless streak in all competitions when it hosts Rennes. The Europa League champions have had two straight losses in the Spanish league. GROUP F Borussia Dortmund and Zenit St. Petersburg are both under pressure as they play in Germany after...
    Ferencvarosi face Dynamo Kyiv at Groupama Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Here’s all the info you need to watch this Champions League match.  The Champions League returns for the second game of the group stage on Wednesday. Ferencvarosi host Dynamo Kyiv at Groupama Arena in Budapest. The Hungarian club lost their opening game to Barcelona. While Dynamo Kyiv lost to Juventus. Ferencvarosi are one of the smallest clubs in the group stage. With European giants, Barcelona and Juventus in their group, Wednesday’s game might be the only chance that Ferencvarosi have at winning a game. The Hungarian club was unbeaten until they ran into Barcelona and were simply outclassed. If Ferencvarosi are going to win on Wednesday, they will need Tokmac Chol Nguen to play a key role. The Norwegian striker leads the club with eight goals and three assists in 12 games across all competitions. Dynamo Kyiv suffered their first loss of the season...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO'S reunion with Lionel Messi is off after the Portugal star returned a third positive coronavirus test result on Tuesday night. The battle of the two stars with ELEVEN Ballons d'Or between them had been eagerly awaited since the Champions League draw was made on October 1. 1Lionel Messi will hope to continue where he left off against Ferencvaros a week ago as Barca brushed past them 5-1Credit: AFP or licensors What time is kick-off? The Champions League clash is at 8pm on Wednesday, October 28 Kick-off is at 8pm at Allianz Stadium The last result between the two teams was a 0-0 draw in the same ground in the 2017/18 group stages. Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on? The match is being broadcast live on BT Sport 3. Coverage starts at 8pm after Chelsea's trip to Russia to face Krasnodar....
    (CNN)Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to find out later on Tuesday if he will be able to play in the highly anticipated Champions League clash against Barcelona and Lionel MessiThe 35-year-old, who tested positive for Covid-19 on his return from the recent international break and again on his return to Italy, is awaiting the result of a new test, which must come back negative on Tuesday if he is to face his old nemesis."We must wait for the outcome [of Ronaldo's test], I think the result will come tonight," Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo said at his pre-match press conference ahead of Wednesday's game against Barca. "This evening we will have the definitive result."Juventus drew 1-1 against Crotone and Verona in the two Serie A games Ronaldo has missed since the international break, but did secure a 2-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in the first match of the Champions League group stages.READ:...
    Getty Barcelona striker Ansu Fati has suffered an injury scare ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash against Juventus in Turin. The 17-year-old was spotted wearing a bandage on his left hand during the team’s final training session on Tuesday before flying out to Italy. Sources at the club have said the injury is “nothing serious” and explained that Fati “suffered a minor blow and preferred a bandage to feel more secure,” according to Mundo Deportivo. Certainly, the teenager looked in pretty good shape during the session. ???? @ANSUFATI ???? Skills for days ???????? pic.twitter.com/l4R6P8C6Ke — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) October 27, 2020 Barcelona will train one more time in Turin before the game at the Allianz Stadium. Ronald Koeman’s side won their opening group game 5-1 against Ferencvaros, while Juventus opened up with a 2-0 win against Dynamo Kiev. Follow the Heavy on Barcelona Facebook page for the...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO'S return for Juventus in their massive Champions League tie against Barcelona is up in the air as he awaits the results of a THIRD Covid-19 test. Ronaldo sat out the 1-1 draw with Hellas Verona on Sunday after being told to self isolate because of a positive coronavirus test while on international duty. 2Cristiano Ronaldo missed the 2-0 win at Dynamo Kiev in Juventus' opening Champions League tieCredit: Icon Sport - Getty The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was also unable to face Dynamo Kiev last Tuesday and his participation in this week's Champions League game with Barcelona is also in doubt. Why isn't Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Juventus? Ronaldo played for Portugal in their draw with France during the international break and was expected to feature against Sweden. But the former Man Utd and Real Madrid star returned a positive test for Covid-19 and left Portugal's training camp....
    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — No Cristiano Ronaldo, no problem for Juventus as Álvaro Morata scored twice to help the Bianconeri win 2-0 at Dynamo Kyiv in their opening Champions League match on Tuesday. Ronaldo was ruled out after testing positive for the coronavirus last week but Morata marked his return to Juventus by netting twice in the second half. “Playing in the Champions League with this shirt is a great emotion,” said Morata, who rejoined Juventus on loan from Atlético Madrid last month. “We want to get right to the end and we’re fighting for this. “It was important to win against a team that can give you problems, because they are fast and very young.” Barcelona was playing later against Ferencváros in the other Group G match. “Maybe in the end we deserved to score one goal but in general Juve were better and their win was fair,” Dynamo...
    Dynamo Kyiv face Juventus at NSK Olimpisky on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Here’s all the info you need to watch. The Champions League group stage kicks off on Tuesday with Dynamo Kviy hosting Juventus at NSK Olimpisky. Kyiv are in the Champions League for the first time since 2016, while Juventus are making their ninth consecutive appearance. Dynamo Kyiv are trying to get out of the group stage for the first time since the 2015-16 season when they were knocked out in the round of 16. Kyiv finished second for the fourth consecutive season in the Ukrainian Premier Liga. The club is off to a strong start to the season and are first after six games. Viktor Tsygankov will be one of the key players for Kyiv. Tsygankov is one of the top young Ukrainian players and leads the club with three goals this season. For Juventus, their success under first-year manager Andrea Pirlo will...
    JUVENTUS begin their Champions League campaign with a difficult trip to Ukraine to face Dynamo Kiev. The Old Lady are desperate to end their long wait for a European trophy, which their last triumph coming way back in 1996. 2Juventus are without Ronaldo for their trip to UkraineCredit: Reuters But they will have to find a way past the Ukrainian champions without Cristiano Ronaldo who sits this Champions League opener out. Why isn't Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Juventus? Ronaldo will hope this is finally the year he can inspire the Turin-based side to end their long wait to lift Big Ears again. Juventus have been runners-up in the Champions League three times since the turn of the century. And this year they've been put in a group with Barcelona, Ferencvaros and Dynamo. Ronaldo played for Portugal in their draw with France during the international break and was expected to...
    GENEVA (AP) — Back in the Champions League after a 25-year gap, Ferencváros aims to revive its even longer European history while facing Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. There was a time when the Hungarian champion beat Juventus in a European final and its star forward won the Ballon d’Or as the continent’s best player. When the club last reached a European final — eliminating Liverpool on the way in the 1974-75 Cup Winners’ Cup — it lost to Dynamo Kyiv, where current Ferencváros coach Serhiy Rebrov is remembered as one its greats. So it is fitting that on Tuesday Ferencváros returns to the Champions League for the first time since 1995, and after four qualifying rounds since mid-August, in a group with Juventus and Dynamo. The adventure starts away to Barcelona for the team from Budapest ranked No. 118 in Europe by UEFA, the lowest of the 32 teams...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO is likely to miss Juventus' Champions League clash with Barcelona after contracting Covid-19. The 35-year-old tested positive while on international duty with Portugal and is now in self-isolation. 4Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to miss Juventus' Champions League clash against Barcelona after contracting Covid-19Credit: AP:Associated Press 4Ronaldo uploaded a selfie with his Portugal team-mates on Monday Goal reports the Portuguese superstar is set to miss the Barca game as Uefa rules mean he must be Covid-free at least one week before the October 28 clash. First, Ronaldo - who is not experiencing symptoms - will miss the Serie A trip to Crotone this weekend. And the former Real Madrid star will sit out the European opener against Dynamo Kiev on October 20. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals   The Juventus forward played his country's last two games, a friendly against Spain last...
    PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN are reportedly still dreaming of forming an all-star attack with Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Ronaldo, 35, has been previously linked with the French side, but is said to be intent on seeing out his contract at Juventus which ends in 2022. 1Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked again with a switch to Paris Saint-Germain It had been claimed that the Portuguese almost joined PSG earlier this year before coronavirus lockdown. Ronaldo was said to be weighing up his options and had his heart set on a move to Paris because he dreamed himself of playing alongside Neymar and Mbappe, according to France Football. His agent Jorge Mendes had also met PSG sporting director Leonardo in a bid to push the deal through. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals   Italian outlet CalcioMercato claim that the Ligue 1 giants could make a move for Ronaldo again...
    Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has offered his thoughts on his new team, the forthcoming Champions League, and the summer transfer window. La Liga is currently paused due to the international break, allowing Koeman to sit down with Barca TV and give his verdict on how his team is looking after the early weeks of the season. Barcelona have collected two wins and a draw from their opening three games, with 17-year-old Ansu Fati the star of the show. Fati has three goals already and Koeman has clearly been impressed with the youngster. “His performance is of the highest level. We are talking about a player who is only 17 years old. Playing three consecutive games of top level football at that age means he is very good. He is also a kid who wants to learn; he trains to learn and improve, and we are here to help him.” Fati’s...
    The Legend of Bras-Coupé: How police turned a Black man into a villain to save themselves The National Restaurant Association Is Hosting Free Seminars To Teach Hospitality Workers How To Deal With Anti-Maskers Ronaldos Juventus gets Messis Barcelona in CL group stage © APARC Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo looks at Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid, dubbed 'el clasico', at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) GENEVA (AP) Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will face each other in the Champions League group stage for the first time - and fans could be allowed back in to watch. Messi's Barcelona was drawn from the pot of second-seeded teams Thursday into the group where Ronaldo's Juventus team was already placed as a top seed. The group was later completed by Dynamo Kyiv and...
    JUVENTUS have reportedly turned to Alvaro Morata after failing with a bid for Barcelona striker Luis Suarez. Passport issues mean the Uruguayan will not be able to complete his £13.5million move to Juventus before the October 5 transfer deadline. 4Alvaro Morata is being eyed by Juventus for a return to the club, according to reportsCredit: Reuters 4Former Juve target Luis Suarez could head to Atletico Madrid as the striker's replacementCredit: Reuters That has forced the Serie A champions to look elsewhere with Edin Dzeko and Moise Kean among those on their wishlist. But another former Juve star, Morata, is now on their radar. According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, the club have offered £9million to take the Atletico Madrid forward on loan. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals   A further £41m fee is on the table to make that deal permanent at a later...
    Juventus have ended their pursuit of Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, sporting director Fabio Paratici has confirmed. The 33-year-old is expected to leave the Spanish side in the current transfer window after new coach Ronald Koeman decided the attacker had no place in his plans for the future. Juventus emerged as the favourites to land him and the Uruguay international even reached an agreement with the Serie A champions over a €10 million (£9m/$12m) contract, and subsequently travelled to Italy for a language exam in order to get a passport. But Juve grew pessimistic over their hopes of getting a deal over the line and new coach Andrea Pirlo recently admitted that the move looked unlikely due to bureaucratic issues over securing a passport. The Bianconeri have now decided to put an end to their efforts and look for other options in attack before they need to inform UEFA of their squad for the...
    BARCELONA are targeting Manchester United's £25million flop Memphis Depay to replace Juventus-bound Luis Suarez. New Barca boss Ronald Koeman has started to rebuild the side after the shattering 8-2 Champions League loss to Bayern Munich. 3Memphis Depay is being lined up to replace Luis Suarez at BarcelonaCredit: Getty Images - Getty Suarez, who has been made to train alone, is being pushed towards the exit door at the Nou Camp. The Uruguayan striker, 33, has agreed personal terms with the Serie A champions. 3Barca striker Luis Suarez has agreed personal terms with JuventusCredit: Getty Images - Getty So Koeman is moving quickly to bring his Dutch compatriot Depay to the club. The Holland striker was in fantastic form last season as he scored 15 goals in just 26 games to drive French side Lyon to within an ace of the Champions League final. He also scored a hat-trick in the...
    His move comes as Lionel Messi announces he will spend another season with the club to avoid legal drama. Luis Suarez is leaving Barcelona. After six seasons, the Uruguayan striker will be joining the reigning champions of Serie A, Juventus. He will move to Italy on a free transfer, or with a nominal fee, if he can negotiate his release from Barcelona. Suarez joined Barcelona in 2014 on transfer from Liverpool and has scored 198 goals in 283 appearances. While he is close to Lionel Messi, who has been having his own drama with the Spanish giants, Suarez said that his decision had nothing to do with Messi’s choices. The move to Juventus will pair Suarez with Cristiano Ronaldo, who left Real Madrid to join Juventus in 2018. Last season, Juventus beat Inter Milan in the Serie A title race by one point. They only made it to the Round...
    JUVENTUS have launched a spectacular late bid for Barcelona ace Lionel Messi - with the club "dreaming of a Cristiano Ronaldo link-up", according to reports. The Argentine superstar, 33, stunned the footballing world by announcing he wanted to quit the Nou Camp after nearly two decades. 3Juventus hope to finally team Messi and Ronaldo up together, say reportsCredit: EPA 3Juvehave want Messi to pair him with Ronaldo as they hunt a first Champions League since 1996Credit: Getty Images - Getty Messi was left frustrated by a fall-out with club chiefs, their post-lockdown LaLiga capitulation and the 8-2 mauling at the hands of rampant Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Manchester City quickly became the favourites to sign the legendary forward. Pep Guardiola is said to have already held a three-hour phone-call with Messi over a mega-money summer move. But Juventus have not given up hope of finally partnering Messi and...
    ARSENAL target Houssem Aouar reportedly "only wants" Juventus this summer, in a transfer blow to the Gunners. Mikel Arteta's side are interested in the Lyon ace, and are even believed to be willing to offer cash-plus-Matteo Guendouzi to land his signature. 3Aouar helped Lyon to the Champions League semi-finalsCredit: Reuters 3Matteo Guendouzi could have been included in a deal for AouarCredit: Getty Images - Getty But according to Le10 Sport, Aouar has a "clear preference" to sign for the Italian champions. They also reveal that Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City have been monitoring the 22-year-old. But despite possessing a plethora of options, his future would appear to lie in Turin. In order to afford the deal, Juventus will have to be creative in the way it is structured. And the report claims that they will offer a lucrative two-year loan deal with an obligation to buy at the end of...
    WHO said money doesn't buy you success? To stay at the top, the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City and PSG have spent vast pots of cash on new players. 11 But out of all the big sides in Europe, who recorded the highest transfer window spend during a transfer window? Let SunSport run you through the Top 10. 1. REAL MADRID (2019) £270M Of course, Los Blancos top the list - thanks in part to the huge sum they spent on former Chelsea star Eden Hazard. The Belgian playmaker signed for Real Madrid for £103m last summer. He was one of many big-money signings as the La Liga side looked to regain the title from their rivals, Barcelona. Among the other names were Luka Jovic (£54m), Eder Militao (£45m), Ferland Mendy (£43m) and Rodrygo (£40m). Although they fell short in the Champions League, Zinedine Zidane's side managed to...
    2020 — Bayern Munich 1, Paris Saint-Germain 0 2019 — Liverpool 2, Tottenham 0 2018 — Real Madrid 3, Liverpool 1 2017 — Real Madrid 4, Juventus 1 2016 — Real Madrid 1, Atletico Madrid 1, Real Madrid won 5-3 on penalty kicks 2015 — Barcelona 3, Juventus 1 2014 — Real Madrid 4, Atletico Madrid 1, OT 2013 — Bayern Munich 2, Borussia Dortmund 1 2012 — Chelsea 1, Bayern Munich 1, Chelsea won 4-3 on penalty kicks 2011 — Barcelona 3, Manchester United 1 2010 — Inter Milan 2, Bayern Munich 0 2009 — Barcelona 2, Manchester United 0 2008 — Manchester United 1, Chelsea 1, Manchester United won 6-5 on penalty kicks 2007 — AC Milan 2, Liverpool 1 2006 — Barcelona 2, Arsenal 1 2005 — Liverpool 3, AC Milan 3, Liverpool won 3-2 on penalty kicks 2004 — Porto 3, AS Monaco 0 2003 —...
    ARSENAL have been joined by Real Madrid and Juventus in the race to sign Houssem Aouar - as Lyon conceded they may have to sell him. The young midfielder, 22, starred for the French side in the latter stages of the 2019-20 Champions League to garner attention from some of Europe's biggest. 3Real Madrid and Juventus have entered the race to sign Houssem AouarCredit: Reuters 3Arsenal have already seen a bid rejected by Lyon for Houssem AouarCredit: Reuters And having missed out on a spot at Europe's top table for the upcoming campaign, Lyon's sporting director Juninho Pernambucano has confessed Aouar could leave. Frenchman Aouar is of Algerian descent - and is said to idolise Real Madrid star Karim Benzema and manager Zinedine Zidane. In fact, Aouar and Benzema's families know each other as they are from the same area of Lyon. Madrid chief Zidane is another France star of...
    WHEN Juventus fired Maurizio Sarri last week, they were widely reported to want Mauricio Pochettino as their next head coach. But those ‘expert’ predictions had barely made it online before the Italian Champions appointed club legend Andrea Pirlo. 3Mauricio Pochettino was overlooked by both Barcelona and Juventus The same thing happened the other day, when Barcelona reacted to their Champions League humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich by sacking coach Quique Setien. Once again we were reliably informed that Pochettino was top of their wanted list — until it was announced that Ronald Koeman would be taking over at the Nou Camp. Poch, it seems, had barely registered in the thoughts of two of football’s biggest clubs before being passed over. And now the out-of-work Argentine must be wondering exactly when his big chance is going to come. It is more than nine months since he left Tottenham with...
    LUIS SUAREZ could link up with Cristiano Ronaldo as Juventus are reportedly interested in signing him. The Catalans are planning a major overhaul after their humiliating Champions League exit and the Uruguayan is one of the stars they would be happy to let go. 2Juventus are interested in signing Luis Suarez from Barcelona 2He could link up with Juve superstar Cristiano Ronaldo if he makes the move The 33-year-old has one season left on his contract but has a clause which automatically triggers a year extension if he plays 60 per cent of Barca's games next campaign. But Juventus are planning on moving for him this summer, according to Italian outlet TuttoMercato. Ex-Arsenal star Marc Overmars is also said to be working hard to bring Suarez back to his old club Ajax. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals And David Beckham's Inter Miami have also...
    coupes d’europeligue des champions La rédaction 3:46 pm – 17 August 2020 Précédent Suivant 1/8 1992/1993: Olympique de Marseille Lors de la première edition of Ligue des Champions, l’OM a fait honneur au football français at atteignant directement la finale. The Phocéens are not going to be in dispute with others, since they are issued with the first jacket group accéder directly to the last rendezvous. L’équipe de Goethals a survolé sa poule avec 3 victoires et 3 nuls. 2/8 1993/1994: AC Milan vs AS Monaco (3-0) L’année qui suit le sacre de l’OM, ​​l’AS Monaco accède au Top 4 continental. L’équipe de la Principauté n’y pèse pas lourd cependant. Surclassed by Capello’s AC Milan, he s’incline logically 3-0. Sans regrets pour la bande à Wenger. 3/8 1994/1995: PSG – AC Milan (0-1, 0-3) After a parcours sans faute qui l’a notamment vu reussir le grand chelem in phase de...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO wants Karim Benzema to sign for Juventus to reignite the spark of their Real Madrid days, according to reports. Despite winning another Scudetto, the summer is expected to involve plenty of turnover for the Bianconeri with Andrea Pirlo replacing Maurizio Sarri as coach. 2Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo, together with Gareth Bale, formed the fearsome BBC trio in MadridCredit: Getty - Contributor Even Serie A MVP Paulo Dybala's future is up in the air with Ronaldo also potentially available for £54million. But La Gazzetta dello Sport claim that improving the frontline is on the agenda with Benzema eyed by his old Real colleague. The French forward ended the season in terrific form, guiding Los Blancos to their first LaLiga title without Ronaldo since 2008. And although he was unable to singlehandedly push Madrid to more Champions League glory, he comfortably finished as the club's top scorer with 27...
    JUVENTUS reportedly no longer consider Cristiano Ronaldo 'non-transferable' and could decide to cash-in for £54million. Sport claim Paris Saint-Germain are keeping an eye on developments and may make a move after the Champions League has finished. 2Juventus are open to Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the club this summer Credit: AP:Associated Press Ronaldo's super-agent Jorge Mendes has already been offering him out to Europe's biggest clubs ever since Juventus' European Cup exit. Despite a record-breaking campaign in front of goal and another Serie A title, the Portugal superstar's season ultimately ended in disappointment. Defeats in the Suppercoppa Italiana and Coppa Italia final were compounded by crashing out of the Champions League. In the wake of the fall to Lyon, Maurizio Sarri was sacked and replaced by inexperienced club legend Andrea Pirlo. Ronaldo, who still has two years left on his Juve deal, had been offered the chance to conquer France alongside Neymar at PSG. Spanish...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO has been called a diver countless times in his career. But rarely has the description been as accurate as it is today. 2Cristiano Ronaldo posted footage of him plunging to the depths 2The Portuguese superstar was diving off the yacht he is on holiday on View this post on Instagram Today I woke up and I wonder: What’s happening into the sea?! Call me Neptuno????????‍♂️???? #PleaseDon’tTryThis #14 meters ???? A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Aug 15, 2020 at 4:12am PDT In footage posted on his Instagram this afternoon, the Portuguese mega-star is seen plunging to the depths wearing a snorkel. And it comes as his inner circle have slammed reports linking the 35-year-old with a move away from Juventus. Ronnie is currently on holiday on a stunning yacht in the short off-season after Juve were dumped out the Champions League by Lyon...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO’S agents have rubbished rumours linking the Juventus superstar with a shock move to Barcelona or PSG.  The 35-year-old, revered as an icon at Barca’s rivals Real Madrid, reportedly intends to remain with the Serie A champions. 4Cristiano Ronaldo's agents have dismissed rumours of a shock transfer to Barcelona as "completely false" according to reports in SpainCredit: AP:Associated Press Earlier this week it was reported that the forward has been offered the chance to conquer France alongside Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain. The idea of the Portugal skipper sharing the same team sheet as his fellow Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi would be a prospect fantasy football fans could only dream of.  However Spanish outlet AS claim Ronaldo’s advisors dismissed the rumours as “completely false” and pure speculation.  Ronaldo, who has so far played in three of Europe’s top five football divisions, has a contract with Juve until 2022.  And the...
    Simon Cowell Talks Riding Around on Motorbikes on AGT Set One Day Before Accident (Exclusive) Report: At least 97K kids test positive in last 2 weeks of July What Andrea Pirlos hiring at Juventus says about managing modern mega-clubs Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Going forward, the most powerful soccer team in Italy and one of the true aristocrats of the global game will be led by a man with nine days of managerial experience. A team that has won the ever-competitive Serie A an astounding nine seasons in a row has appointed a head coach who has yet to actually oversee a competitive game, for his appointment to his last team came over the summer. On July 30, Andrea Pirlo was put in charge of the Juventus under-23 team, which plays in the third-tier Serie C. It had been less than a year...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO lives for history, and after another record-breaking season is just 30 goals short of the all-time milestone he most craves - Pele's 767 strikes. Portugal superstar Ronaldo went to 737 when his double in Friday's 2-1 win over Lyon failed to save Juventus from a shock away goals exit in the Champions League. 6Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his double against Lyon, albeit knowing their Champions League situation was precariousCredit: EPA 6 6Pele holds the world record of 767 goals, and if you include unofficial games he netted 1286 times in 1363 games Credit: PA:Empics Sport Pele famously netted 1286 times in 1363 matches - making him the stand-out man in the Guinness Book of Records. But 519 of those goals were in friendlies so do not count for the official crown. That means Ronaldo, 35, will surely soar to the top within two years - although his 33-year-old great...
    CRISTIANO RONALDO'S agent is set to meet with Paris Saint-Germain over a potential stunning transfer, according to sensational reports in France. Despite the impact of coronavirus, the French giants are thought to be desperate to strengthen across the pitch. 4Cristiano Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes is reportedly in talks with PSG over a stunning transferCredit: Reuters That has reportedly led to plenty of conversations between agent Jorge Mendes and PSG sporting director Leonardo. Mendes - who also represents PSG-target James Rodriguez - would of course be keen to make a deal happen. And Le10 Sport believe the pair are in talks to discuss a mammoth transfer of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner from Juventus. The report adds that they will take advantage of the Champions League festival in Lisbon to meet up with Ronaldo on the agenda. Ronaldo, 35, joined Juventus two years ago and still has two...
    Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski (R) celebrates with his teammate Bayern Munich's German midfielder Leon Goretzka after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League, second-leg round of 16, football match FC Bayern Munich v FC Chelsea in Munich, southern Germany on August 8, 2020. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP) (Photo by TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP via Getty Images) Here’s a look at the remaining eight teams in the Champions League. The Champions League now enters the quarterfinal stage with a one-and-done format after the tournament was delayed this spring because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. LyonThe other French club in this competition is Lyon, a team fresh off of eliminating Juventus. Next up for them is a clash on Saturday against Manchester City. Is another upset in the works? It’s possible, but Lyon will need to muster all its talent and energy to pull this one off.RB...
    U.S. sets record as coronavirus cases top 5 million From cereal startups to fast-food chains, everyone wants to cash in on people eating breakfast at home Pirlo hired to replace fired Sarri at Juventus © APWF FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 filer, Juventus' head coach Maurizio Sarri takes his seat on the bench prior to the Champions League Group D soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Juventus at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice but could not prevent Juventus from going out of the Champions League despite a 2-1 victory over Lyon in its rearranged second-leg match Friday. The French team progressed to the quarterfinals on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File) TURIN, Italy (AP) World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo was named Juventus' new coach on Saturday, hours after Maurizio Sarri was fired. © APWF...
    FUERTH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 07: Andrea Pirlo of Italy controls the ball during the friendly match between DFB-All-Stars and Azzurri Legends at Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer on October 7, 2019 in Fuerth, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images) Juventus has hired Italian soccer legend Andrea Pirlo to be its next manager.  After firing Maurizio Sarri on Saturday morning following being eliminated from the Champions League tournament, the Juventus front office members in Turin have wasted absolutely no time in finding his replacement. Italian fans everywhere can rejoice, as a national hero is set to take over as manager. Just hours after Sarri was sacked, Juventus has reportedly hired Andrea Pirlo, one of the greatest midfielders to ever play the game, to replace him. Andrea Pirlo is going to be the new Juventus manager. He has been choosen by the president Andrea Agnelli. Last details to be completed… and here we go...
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