Atletico’s limp performance against Chelsea on Tuesday did little to ease concerns about a potential collapse for them, following a run of one win in five games, after nine from the previous 10.
Stefano Pioli’s Milan are coming off back-to-back defeats and trail four points behind Inter who can hammer home their advantage against 11th-placed Genoa.
“Everyone is happy tonight. This is what gives me power every day, take errors from the past and transform to strength,” said Aubameyang after Arsenal’s win over Benfica.
“It is with a heavy heart that I’ve decided to take this decision,” said the former Arsenal and France striker in a statement.
“Celtic Football Club today announced that Neil Lennon has resigned from his position as football manager with immediate effect,” said a club statement.
The French champions’ star forward – the world’s most expensive player – is out of contract in June 2022.

world soccer Benni McCarthy remembers Galician derby

“Depor fans used to call me ‘The Assassin’. And it wasn’t because I was lethal in front of goal,” recalls McCarthy.

world soccer Pep Guardiola’s coat steals the show during Champions League game

“I’m crying – whose idea was that?” read a tweet from one football fans watching the match from home.

local soccer Bafana star Zungu apologises for breaking Covid-19 regulations at Rangers

“I’d like to apologise to the Rangers fans. It’s been a great season so far for the club and my message is that I’d like to apologise,” said Zungu.

world soccer Atalanta coach fumes at ‘football suicide’ in Champions League loss to Real Madrid

“There is great regret because now there is the temptation to remove any kind of contact, which is football suicide,” said Gasperino.

world soccer Guardiola demands more as Man City cruise to brink of Champions League last eight

coach Pep Guardiola insisted his team still need to “be more clinical up front”.

world soccer Messi scores twice as Barcelona dispatch Elche

Lionel Messi soared past Luis Suarez to become La Liga’s top scorer on Wednesday by adding his 17th and 18th goals of the season in a much-needed 3-0 victory for Barcelona over Elche. Barca had followed up last week’s crushing Champions League loss to Paris Saint-Germain by drawing at home to Cadiz on Sunday but […]

world soccer ‘Amazing’ Alli helps Spurs ease into Europa League last 16

Alli scored a brilliant opener early in the first half and provided the assist when Carlos Vinicius doubled their lead after the break.

world soccer Man Utd boss Solskjaer ‘keeps in touch’ with hotshot Haaland

The 20-year-old striker has established himself as one of the hottest prospects in world football during goal-laden stints with Austrian side Salzburg and Dortmund.

world soccer Ibrahimovic to juggle week of football, music at San Remo festival

A tailor-made score has been established to allow the footballer to ensure his commitments with the festival, broadcast live for five nights from Tuesday, March 2, while playing with the Milan club.

world soccer Arsenal ‘at home’ in Athens, Leicester, Rangers eye Europa League last 16

With Arsenal sitting in mid-table in the Premier League, this competition presents the only viable route into next season’s Champions League for Arteta’s team.

world soccer Bayern Munich plot quarter-final course by routing Lazio

Bayern are now unbeaten in their last 18 Champions League games, with only a 1-1 group stage draw at Atletico Madrid last December denying them a perfect record of wins.

world soccer Giroud overhead kick gives Chelsea edge over Atletico

Giroud’s goal in the 68th minute was only the third Atletico have conceded in 14 home legs of the Champions League knockout stages under Diego Simeone.

world soccer Mourinho confident he can leave positive Spurs legacy

Mourinho’s men were top of the Premier League in early December but have taken just 12 points in 13 games since to slip to ninth.

world soccer Gladbach face Man City with Rose under pressure after departure new

Pep Guardiola’s buoyant City come into the last 16, first leg, tie in Budapest on the back of a record 18-match winning run in all competitions.





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