Tottenham will look to win their first Champions League game this season when they host Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night.
Italian coach Antonio Conte has made his “gentle giant” Romelu Lukaku the focus of Inter Milan’s attack this season where the striker has found his scoring touch again after leaving Manchester United.
Chelsea’s young guns will test their run of form at one of the homes of youth development on Wednesday as they attempt to stop an Ajax team on course to replicate last season’s thrilling Champions League run.
The lightening quick 20-year-old forward has been suffering from a thigh strain since early August but came off the bench to score against Nice at the weekend.
Zinedine Zidane has admitted he feels irritated by the criticism of him as Real Madrid coach as his side prepare for their crunch Champions League game away at Galatasaray on Tuesday.
While Megan Rapinoe is the leading candidate for the second ever women’s Ballon D’Or, the holder of the men’s award, Luka Modric, and the world’s most expensive player, Neymar, missed out as France Football unveiled the nominees on Monday.

Blades burst Arsenal bubble as Mousset strikes

Unai Emery claimed Arsenal were unlucky to suffer a shock 1-0 defeat at Sheffield United as Lys Mousset condemned the Gunners to their latest away-day flop on Monday.

Zidane shelves league intentions as Madrid shift focus to Europe

Zinedine Zidane said in April Real Madrid would prioritise La Liga over the Champions League this season and their defeat to Real Mallorca on Saturday suggests they may not have the squad to go far in both. 

Three things we learned from the Premier League

Liverpool’s 17-match winning run was halted in a draw at Manchester United, while VAR caused more havoc and Chelsea’s revival gathered pace.

‘They just defend’: Klopp frustrated as stubborn Man Utd hold Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoaned Manchester United’s defensive tactics and a controversial VAR call as the European champions’ 17-game winning run in the Premier League came to an end in a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.

Man City return to winning ways but Guardiola wants killer touch

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola called on his side to be more clinical after they brushed aside in-form Crystal Palace 2-0 on Saturday to narrow the gap to Premier League leaders Liverpool to five points.

Liverpool strike late, but winning run ends in 1-1 draw at Man Utd

Liverpool failed to record a record-equalling 18th straight Premier League win, but Adam Lallana’s late equaliser saved the European champions from a shock defeat at Manchester United in a 1-1 draw on Sunday.

Blow by blow: Manchester United vs Liverpool

Liverpool have not won at Old Trafford since a 3-0 success in March 2014, while four of the last six Premier League games between the two rivals have ended in draws.

Chiefs coach happy with team’s never-say-die attitude

The German also hailed his players, calling them a bunch of winners who have the right attitude and are always willing to get dirty for the result.

Solskjaer aims dig at Liverpool ahead of Man Utd showdown

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could not resist a sly dig at Liverpool ahead of their clash with Manchester United on Sunday, reminding the Premier League leaders of their 30-year wait to be crowned champions. Struggling United trail their fierce rivals by 15 points but Solskjaer is keen to remind those connected with the Anfield club of […]

Dortmund discipline Sancho and drop teenager for Gladbach match

Borussia Dortmund dropped Jadon Sancho for Saturday’s clash with Borussia Moenchengladbach after the teenager returned late from England duty.

Matip signs new Liverpool contract

Liverpool defender Joel Matip signed a long-term contract extension with the Premier League leaders on Friday.

Real Madrid beaten by Mallorca as Barca go top of La Liga

Barcelona sailed back to the top of the table on Saturday and trouble returned to Real Madrid after they endured their first La Liga defeat of the season at newly-promoted Real Mallorca.

Ronaldo hits 701st goal as Juventus pull clear in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo and Miralem Pjanic sealed a 2-1 win for Juventus over Bologna to consolidate top spot in Serie A on Saturday.

Dortmund beat Bundesliga leaders Gladbach, Bayern held by Augsburg

Borussia Dortmund beat top-of-the-table Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-0 to jump to fourth in the Bundesliga on Saturday, level with Bayern Munich who earlier dropped points in a 2-2 draw at Augsburg.



 

 


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