Tag: UEFA Champions League

Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo responds to rape allegations: My lawyers are confident and I am too

Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo responds to rape allegations: My lawyers are confident and I am too

The Portuguese superstar continues to vehemently deny all accusations levelled towards him Cristiano Ronaldo has responded to allegations of sexual assault, stating that he and his lawyers are confident that truth will prevail. American Kathryn Mayorga has accused Juventus forward Ronaldo of sexually assaulting her in a hotel room in Las Vegas in 2009, something the…

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Soccer – Man Utd vs Juventus: How did Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho fall out at Real Madrid?

Soccer – Man Utd vs Juventus: How did Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho fall out at Real Madrid?

The Portuguese pair co-existed for three tense years in Spain, making it a fascinating reunion at Old Trafford on Tuesday It was an iconic image. Cristiano Ronaldo raced towards the touchline, held his arms out wide and launched himself into an emotional embrace with Jose Mourinho. Cameras flashed, fans applauded and replays ran as Real…

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Soccer – Man City are not ready to win the Champions League, claims Pep Guardiola

Soccer – Man City are not ready to win the Champions League, claims Pep Guardiola

The manager is not hopeful over his side’s chances in the European competition, but called on supporters to push them towards glory Pep Guardiola does not believe Manchester City are ready to win the Champions League title but said the team’s fans can push the club towards glory in the competition. City have never reached…

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Soccer – Barcelona transfer news: Rafinha thought Inter would sign him

Soccer – Barcelona transfer news: Rafinha thought Inter would sign him

The 25-year-old felt he had done enough to earn a permanent move to San Siro although the Serie A club ultimately decided against bringing him in Barcelona midfielder Rafinha is eager to tackle Inter in the Champions League, though he thought he would be on the other side of the divide after spending six months…

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Soccer – Man Utd vs Juventus team news: Mario Mandzukic ruled out with ankle injury

Soccer – Man Utd vs Juventus team news: Mario Mandzukic ruled out with ankle injury

The veteran striker will miss Tuesday’s clash at Old Trafford with an ankle injury while Sami Khedira is absent, too Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic is out of the club’s Champions League meeting with Manchester United on Tuesday. Goal understands the 32-year-old Croatia international will miss the match against Jose Mourinho’s side due to an injury…

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Soccer – Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Our tipster expects a goal-laden game in Kharkiv when Pep Guardiola’s charges continue their Champions League campaign against Paulo Fonseca’s side Manchester City face a testing trip in the Champions League when they go head-to-head with Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday evening. Pep Guardiola’s side needed a late goal to squeeze past Hoffenheim last time out…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘We won’t cry over Cristiano Ronaldo – he didn’t want to be here!’ – Isco

Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘We won’t cry over Cristiano Ronaldo – he didn’t want to be here!’ – Isco

The Spain international has also defended head coach Julen Lopetegui, saying it would be “crazy” for him to be sacked after just two months in charge Isco insists that Real Madrid are refusing to lament Cristiano Ronaldo’s sale to Juventus, querying why they would miss a player who no longer wanted to represent the Blancos. Five-time…

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Soccer – Real Madrid v Viktoria Plzen Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – Real Madrid v Viktoria Plzen Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Despite being on a poor run of late, our tipster is backing the tournament holders to record a comfortable Champions League victory at the Bernabeu Real Madrid will look to end their worst win-less run since 2009 when they welcome Czech side Viktoria Plzen to the Bernabeu. Los Blancos have gone five matches without a…

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Soccer – Manchester United v Juventus Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – Manchester United v Juventus Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

With Mourinho’s men having looked prolific but fragile at the back, Al Hain-Cole expects a high-scoring Champions League clash versus the Bianconeri After an encouraging performance against Chelsea, Manchester United will need to be on top form when Juventus visit Old Trafford in Tuesday’s Champions League clash. Jose Mourinho’s team showed great character to come…

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Soccer – Who will win Champions League 2018-19? Favourites, outsiders & underdogs

Soccer – Who will win Champions League 2018-19? Favourites, outsiders & underdogs

The new season of the European competition will return to gear soon with Real Madrid hoping to win their fourth successive title The draw for the Champions League group stage was made in August, and there are plenty of high-profile clashes on the cards. Excitement in Europe comes early this year what with there being one of…

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Soccer – Champions League 2018-19: Live tables, fixtures, squad list & results

Soccer – Champions League 2018-19: Live tables, fixtures, squad list & results

This season’s competition has arrived at the highly anticipated group stage, with Europe’s big guns embarking on their quest for continental glory The 2018-19 Champions League is under way and the group stage has already thrown up some hard-fought matches. Europe’s premier club competition has a slightly different feel to it this season but the general schedule…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: Lopetegui out? Seventh-placed Madrid suffer worst start in 17 years

Soccer – Real Madrid news: Lopetegui out? Seventh-placed Madrid suffer worst start in 17 years

Los Blancos’ run took a turn for the worst on the weekend, when Levante completed a shock 2-1 win over the Champions League winners Real Madrid are enduring their worst start to a league season since 2001. Julen Lopetegui’s men lost again at the weekend, falling 2-1 at home to Levante, their fifth game in a…

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Soccer – Ballon d’Or 2018: Kylian Mbappe can be one of the best ever – Buffon

Soccer – Ballon d’Or 2018: Kylian Mbappe can be one of the best ever – Buffon

The veteran Italian has challenged his French colleague to maintain his current mindset over the course of his whole career to make history Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been so impressed by Kylian Mbappe that he believes his young team-mate can become one of the greatest players ever. Mbappe has scored 11 goals in…

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Soccer – Ronaldo Man Utd return: Scholes helped teach Ronaldo how to become the best in the world, says Juventus star Pjanic

Soccer – Ronaldo Man Utd return: Scholes helped teach Ronaldo how to become the best in the world, says Juventus star Pjanic

The 28-year-old discussed the evolution of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner and praised the former England midfielder’s ability to keep it simple Miralem Pjanic believes Cristiano Ronaldo learned to keep things simple from Manchester United great Paul Scholes as the Juventus midfielder praised his superstar team-mate. Ronaldo is regarded as one of the greatest players…

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Soccer – Pep Guardiola: Versatility the key for John Stones at Man City

Soccer – Pep Guardiola: Versatility the key for John Stones at Man City

John Stones will have a long career if he can master multiple positions as well as centre-back, says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. John Stones will reap the long-term benefits of playing in a number of different positions for Manchester City, according to Pep Guardiola. The England international filled in at right-back in the absence…

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Soccer – Wayne Rooney news: I knew I would succeed at Man Utd

Soccer – Wayne Rooney news: I knew I would succeed at Man Utd

The former England captain has been reflecting on his Premier League career and the immense belief he has always had in his ability. Wayne Rooney says he has always been confident in his ability and knew he would be a success at Manchester United. Rooney spent 13 years at Old Trafford after joining them from boyhood…

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Soccer – Liverpool news: Reds showed they are title challenges – Andy Robertson

Soccer – Liverpool news: Reds showed they are title challenges – Andy Robertson

The Liverpool defender hailed Huddersfield’s performance, admitting they made it hard for the Reds, but felt his side did well to take the win Liverpool defender Andy Robertson says his side’s battling 1-0 win at Huddersfield proves they are good enough to challenge for the Premier League title this season. Mohamed Salah scored the only…

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Soccer – Juventus injury news: Emre Can facing surgery and set to miss Man Utd clash with thyroid problem

Soccer – Juventus injury news: Emre Can facing surgery and set to miss Man Utd clash with thyroid problem

The Germany international is set to undergo further tests and could be facing another spell on the sidelines at the Bianconeri Juventus have confirmed that Emre Can will undergo tests and faces a spell on the sidelines after being diagnosed with a thyroid nodule that may require surgery. Can has made 10 appearances for Juventus so…

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Soccer – Man Utd vs Juventus: Ashley Young urges Jose Mourinho’s team to attack in Champions League clash

Soccer – Man Utd vs Juventus: Ashley Young urges Jose Mourinho’s team to attack in Champions League clash

The 33-year-old was happy with his side’s display against Chelsea and wants to see them start on the front foot when they host the Serie A champions Ashley Young has urged Manchester United to build on their strong performance against Chelsea by setting out to attack Juventus in Tuesday’s Champions League clash. After going behind…

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Soccer – David Beckham news: former Manchester Utd and England winger reveals his love for the royal family

Soccer – David Beckham news: former Manchester Utd and England winger reveals his love for the royal family

The former England captain spoke out about the royal wedding, keeping fit and which of his children will continue his footballing legacy David Beckham has revealed his love for the royal family as prepares to act as an ambassador for the Invictus Games in Sydney. Beckham is due to travel to Australia this week to…

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