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Wijnaldum urges Liverpool to keep fighting

Added: 24.04.2017 18:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

Georginio Wijnaldum has urged his Liverpool team-mates to keep fighting as they continue to chase Champions League football in the closing weeks of the season. Liverpool's top-four hopes were dealt a blow on Sunday when they were beaten 2-1 by Crystal Palace at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's men remain third in the table, but they are [...]


Allegri: Juventus not perfect yet

Added: 24.04.2017 16:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Massimiliano Allegri feels Juventus are not a "perfect machine" just yet but is delighted with the way their season has panned out so far. The reigning Italian champions beat Genoa 4-0 on Sunday to move 11 points clear of second-placed Roma in the race for the Serie A title, having booked their ticket to the Champions League [...]


Lyon ready to ´go crazy´ to keep Lacazette – Aulas

Added: 24.04.2017 13:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says the club are prepared to "go a bit crazy" in their attempts to keep Alexandre Lacazette. Lacazette has scored 24 goals in 27 Ligue 1 appearances this season, but Lyon cannot finish in the top three – leaving the Europa League as their only avenue back into the Champions League for [...]


Juventus 4 Genoa 0: Much-changed champions make light work of strugglers

Added: 23.04.2017 23:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Massimiliano Allegri's squad rotation had little impact on brilliant Juventus as the Serie A pacesetters blew Genoa away in a 4-0 win that moved them 11 points clear of Roma. A host of first-team regulars such as Giorgio Chiellini, Gianluigi Buffon and Dani Alves were rested following Juve's Champions League progression against Barcelona, but the reigning champions looked [...]


Mbappe, Silva and Lemar to stay at Monaco – Vasilyev

Added: 23.04.2017 14:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Kylian Mbappe, Thomas Lemar and Bernardo Silva will all be staying at Monaco for another season, the club's vice-president insists. Vadim Vasilyev said the trio - who have helped to fire Monaco into the semi-finals of the Champions League - will not seek to depart the club at the end of the season. Leonardo Jardim's [...]


Bomb scare has helped pull Borussia Dortmund´s squad together, claims Tuchel

Added: 23.04.2017 0:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel believes that the attack on the team coach shortly before their scheduled Champions League clash with Monaco has had a positive impact on the mentality of his squad. Dortmund came from 2-1 down to claim a dramatic 3-2 victory in a thrilling Bundesliga encounter with Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday - Raphael Guerreiro [...]


Espanyol 0 Atletico Madrid 1: Griezmann makes the difference with landmark goal

Added: 22.04.2017 22:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Antoine Griezmann scored his 100th goal in LaLiga to help Atletico Madrid to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday. Both sides struggled to create any chances of note until Griezmann struck with 16 minutes left to clinch victory. Diego Simeone's men were high on confidence heading into the game following their Champions League quarter-final win [...]


Ronaldo not the most naturally talented player – Fortune

Added: 22.04.2017 21:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cristiano Ronaldo is not the most naturally talented player on the planet, but hard work and dedication have elevated him to his "deserved" status as one of the world's best, according to former Manchester United midfielder Quinton Fortune.  Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with a hat-trick in the second leg [...]


Borussia Monchengladbach 2 Borussia Dortmund 3: Guerreiro settles Bundesliga thriller

Added: 22.04.2017 21:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Raphael Guerreiro scored a dramatic late winner as Borussia Dortmund won 3-2 at Borussia Monchengladbach in a thrilling Bundesliga encounter to move into the third and final automatic Champions League qualification place. Dortmund, knocked out of the Champions League by Monaco in midweek, left the league's top scorer Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang on the bench for Saturday's contest. [...]


Buffon rested for Juventus-Genoa

Added: 22.04.2017 20:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

Gianluigi Buffon has been left out of the Juventus squad for the Serie A leaders' home game against Genoa on Sunday. Buffon has been rested after his exploits in the Champions League in midweek, when he kept a clean sheet in the face of a Barcelona barrage at Camp Nou to see Juve through to [...]


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