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Real Madrid hurt you with nothing – Xavi says PSG loss an injustice

Added: 17.02.2018 21:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former Barcelona star Xavi did not hold back in his assessment of Paris Saint-Germain’s defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu, describing the 3-1 Champions League loss to Real Madrid as an “injustice”. European titleholders Madrid scored twice in the final seven minutes to take command of the last-16 tie after Wednesday’s opening leg in the Spanish […]


Conte: Chelsea need perfect game to stop Messi and Barcelona

Added: 17.02.2018 20:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Antonio Conte acknowledged Chelsea must produce the “perfect game” to get the better of Spanish giants Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 tie. Premier League champions Chelsea welcome LaLiga leaders Barca and Lionel Messi to Stamford Bridge for the opening leg on Tuesday. It has been a difficult season for Conte and Chelsea amid uncertainty […]


Booed Emery praises PSG´s mental strength

Added: 17.02.2018 18:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Unai Emery conceded Paris Saint-Germain’s return to Ligue 1 action against Strasbourg was mentally tough on the back of Wednesday’s sapping Champions League loss at Real Madrid. PSG fell behind to Jean-Eudes Aholou’s sixth-minute opener but Julian Draxler, Neymar and Angel Di Maria made it 3-1 by the midway point of the first half. Edinson […]


Genoa 2 Inter 0: Pandev piles misery on old employers

Added: 17.02.2018 16:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Inter old boy Goran Pandev ensured his former club’s 2018 woes returned as Genoa secured a 2-0 victory at Stadio Luigi Ferraris. The 34-year-old forward coolly dispatched the hosts’ second goal in the 59th minute to land a sapping blow against Inter’s bid for a Champions League place. Luciano Spalletti’s side won for the first […]


Paris Saint-Germain 5 Strasbourg 2: Cavani at the double in bounce-back win

Added: 17.02.2018 12:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from their midweek Champions League loss to Real Madrid with an ultimately convincing 5-2 win over a spirited Strasbourg in Ligue 1. A home game against mid-table opponents always appeared on paper to be a perfect hangover cure for PSG, who had suffered a 3-1 reverse in the first leg of […]


Allegri denies Champions League ´obsession´ ahead of Turin derby

Added: 17.02.2018 10:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri insists he is not obsessed with winning the Champions League and does not want his side to lose focus on Serie A ahead of Sunday’s derby with Torino. Juve surrendered a two-goal lead against Tottenham in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Tuesday to draw 2-2, leaving them facing […]


Management ´tiring´ but Zidane not ready to leave Madrid just yet

Added: 17.02.2018 9:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Zinedine Zidane admits managing Real Madrid is “very tiring” – but is adamant he is not ready to leave his current job just yet. The Frenchman has steered the Liga giants to eight trophies, including back-to-back Champions League titles, in the last two seasons since his appointment at the start of 2016. However, Madrid’s domestic […]


Thiago back for Bayern as Heynckes rests stars for Besiktas

Added: 17.02.2018 9:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Thiago Alcantara has been named in the Bayern Munich starting line-up for the first time since November for Saturday’s clash with Wolfsburg. The Spain international suffered a thigh muscle injury in the 2-1 Champions League win at Anderlecht on November 22 and has been sidelined ever since. The 26-year-old starts the Bundesliga clash at Volkswagen […]


Robben amazed by Guardiola´s impact at Manchester City

Added: 17.02.2018 8:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Arjen Robben says Pep Guardiola has done “amazing” work to turn Manchester City into one of the favourites to win the Champions League. City are on course to win an unprecedented quadruple after producing a remarkable level of consistency this season, in which they have only suffered two defeats in all competitions. A 4-0 win […]


Rashford and Herrera ´have a chance´ of making Sevilla trip

Added: 17.02.2018 5:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera could return from injury in Manchester United’s Champions League clash with Sevilla on Wednesday, Jose Mourinho has revealed. Both players will definitely miss United’s FA Cup match at Huddersfield Town on Saturday, though the trip to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan might give them the chance to make a comeback. Rashford […]


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