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Sarri: Napoli care more about Serie A than Champions League

Added: 22.10.2017 3:21 | 4 views | 0 comments

Maurizio Sarri feels Napoli are more motivated in Serie A compared to the Champions League following their draw with high-flying Inter on Saturday. Napoli went to the Etihad Stadium for Tuesday's eagerly-anticipated showdown against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City and lost 2-1 in an absorbing European encounter. Sarri's men backed up that performance with a 0-0 ...]


PSG duo Alves and Lucas to miss Marseille clash

Added: 21.10.2017 23:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

Dani Alves and Lucas Moura have not been included in Paris Saint-Germain's squad to face arch-rivals Marseille, but coach Unai Emery has recalled fit-again captain Thiago Silva. Silva missed PSG's Ligue 1 victory over Dijon and the subsequent away win at Anderlecht in the Champions League due to a thigh injury but he has been included ...]


CAF Champions League Review: Wydad Casablanca book final berth

Added: 21.10.2017 23:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

Moroccan champions Wydad Casablanca are through to the CAF Champions League final for the first time since 2011 after overcoming USM Alger 3-1 in the semi-final second leg. Following a 0-0 draw in Algeria, Wydad took charge on home soil as Walid El Karti and Achraf Bencharki struck either side of half-time. Ayoub Abdellaoui reduced ...]


Napoli 0 Inter 0: Handanovic heroics put an end to Napoli´s winning streak

Added: 21.10.2017 22:44 | 3 views | 0 comments

Inter put an end to Napoli's 100 per cent record in Serie A this season as Italy's top two fought out a fascinating but ultimately frustrating 0-0 draw at Stadio San Paolo on Saturday. Looking to get back to winning ways following Tuesday's 2-1 Champions League loss to Manchester City, league leaders Napoli were denied ...]


Wydad Casablanca beat USMA to reach Champions League final

Added: 21.10.2017 22:31 | 5 views | 0 comments

A brace from Achraf Bencharki helps Wydad Casablanca beat USM Alger 3-1 to reach the final of this season's African Champions League.


Eintracht Frankfurt 2 Borussia Dortmund 2: Bosz´s men stunned by comeback

Added: 21.10.2017 17:31 | 4 views | 0 comments

Borussia Dortmund threw away a two-goal lead as a difficult week for the Bundesliga leaders culminated in a dramatic 2-2 draw with Eintracht Frankfurt. Peter Bosz's injury-hit side suffered a first defeat of their campaign against RB Leipzig in their most recent league outing, before drawing 1-1 with Champions League minnows APOEL last time out. ...]


AC Milan will sell ´top players´ if they miss the Champions League

Added: 21.10.2017 15:49 | 4 views | 0 comments

AC Milan chief executive Marco Fassone has acknowledged the Serie A giants would have to sell star players if they fail to qualify for next season's Champions League. Vincenzo Montella's side sit 10th following a difficult start to the season, with a 3-2 defeat in a dramatic derby against Inter last time out marking their fourth ...]


Carrasco´s attitude not a problem, says Simeone

Added: 21.10.2017 14:54 | 6 views | 0 comments

Diego Simeone rejected the notion of Yannick Carrasco having a problematic attitude after the Atletico Madrid winger came under fire following the 0-0 Champions League draw with Qarabag. Carrasco was replaced by Angel Correa with 18 minutes to go in Azerbaijan and his questionable body language was highlighted by numerous fans and pundits. The Belgian ...]


Lineker´s Benzema criticism embarrassing – Zidane hails Madrid striker as ´the best´

Added: 21.10.2017 13:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Zinedine Zidane has labelled Gary Lineker's criticism of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as "embarrassing". During Madrid's 1-1 Champions League draw against Tottenham on Tuesday, former England striker Lineker tweeted to claim Benzema was "a tad overrated" and "decent, not great". The 29-year-old Frenchman endured a frustrating outing in front of goal in midweek, with ...]


Bayern Munich announce record €640m turnover

Added: 21.10.2017 13:46 | 4 views | 0 comments

Bayern Munich announced a new record turnover of €640.45million for the 2016-17 season despite failing to get beyond the Champions League quarter-finals. Carlo Ancelotti guided the team to a fifth successive Bundesliga title, and although there was little other success on the field in terms of trophies, the club enjoyed a hugely positive year financially. ...]


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