Goal-shy Man City ease into Champions League last 16
Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side's lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
Giroud fires Chelsea into Champions League last 16
Chelsea reached the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday with two matches to spare after a late Olivier Giroud strike gave the Blues a 2-1 win over Rennes. The France forward's powerful header in stoppage time snatched the points for Frank Lampard's side after Serhou Guirassy had levelled Callum Hudson-Odoi's first-half opener. Chelsea…
Hackers target Manchester United
Cybercriminals targeted Manchester United's IT systems in a "sophisticated" hacking operation, the club said. "The club has taken swift action to contain the attack and is currently working with expert advisers to investigate the incident and minimise the ongoing IT disruption," it said in a statement late Friday. All "critical systems" required for games to…
Sloppy Man Utd punished by Istanbul Basaksehir
Manchester United produced a shambolic first-half defensive display as they slipped to a 2-1 Champions League defeat against Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, struggling badly in the Premier League, failed to reproduce the zest and intensity they showed in impressive wins against Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig last month. The three-time European…
Bayern Munich fight back for 14th straight Champions League win
Jerome Boateng's first European goal for five years helped Bayern Munich extend their record run to 14 straight Champions League wins with a comeback 6-2 thrashing of Salzburg on Tuesday.
Aguero out for up to a month says Guardiola
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be out for perhaps as much as a month, coach Pep Guardiola told a press conference in Marseille on Monday. City will be without the Argentine on Tuesday against Marseille in the Champions League. Aguero, who had just returned from injury, suffered a muscle problem in the Premier League…
Man City 'ready to win Champions League', says Villas-Boas
Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas said on Monday Manchester City are "a machine ready to win the Champions League", on the eve of the two teams' group-stage meeting.
McKennie back for Juventus, Ronaldo still out with coronavirus
US midfielder Weston McKennie has been included in Juventus' squad for Sunday's Serie A game against Hellas Verona after recovering from coronavirus, but Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo remains out. McKennie, 22, tested positive on October 14, a day after the 35-year-old Ronaldo, who tested positive while on international duty with Portugal. Ronaldo remains in isolation…
Maguire out, Fernandes to captain Man United against PSG
Harry Maguire did not travel with the Manchester United squad for Tuesday's Champions League Group H opener away to Paris Saint-Germain as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed Bruno Fernandes
RB Leipzig's Haidara tests positive for Covid-19 hours before Champions League clash
Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig said on Tuesday Mali midfielder Amadou Haidara had tested positive for coronavirus after a previous test returned an ambiguous result