Ajax coach Erik ten Hag acknowledged his side will be Champions League underdogs once again when they face Tottenham in the semi-finals. Having hammered Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu, Ajax came up with another giant-killing when they dumped out Juventus with a 2-1 victory in Turin on Tuesday seeing them progress 3-2 on aggregate. Tottenham, who themselves caused an upset […]
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Leeds United’s push for promotion from the Championship took another twist as they went down 2-1 at home to 10-man Wigan Athletic. Sheffield United’s victory over Nottingham Forest earlier in the day had moved the Blades second and piled the pressure back on Leeds, and Marcelo Bielsa’s side were unable to respond as they slumped to […]
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Mattia Perin faces a spell on the sidelines after Juventus confirmed the goalkeeper has undergone surgery. Perin dislocated his shoulder during a training session on Sunday and needed an operation on the injury. The Italy international, signed last year from Genoa after Gianluigi Buffon joined Paris Saint-Germain, has played a back-up role this term. Perin started nine […]
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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde marvelled at Lionel Messi’s form this season, lauding him for making the “special” seem routine. Messi has been inspirational for Barca in 2018-19, scoring 45 goals across all competitions to help the club cruise in LaLiga and reach the Champions League semi-finals. No fewer than 33 of those goals have come […]
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Unai Emery says Aaron Ramsey could be back in action for Arsenal in the next two to three weeks. Ramsey had to be substituted during the first half as Arsenal knocked Napoli out of the Europa League, booking a semi-final spot, on Thursday. With the midfielder set to join Juventus when his contract runs out at […]
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With a hectic Saturday of footballing action from across Europe’s top-tiers, we here at Soccer News have found a handful of helpful tips that can boost your weekend acca: Saturday 20th April BST 14:00 Udinese vs Sassuolo While Udinese might be coming off the back of a 1-0 loss away at European contenders Roma last […]
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Ernesto Valverde has been surprised by the reaction to Philippe Coutinho’s celebration after his sensational goal in Barcelona’s win over Manchester United. Coutinho has endured a difficult season at Barca, but displayed his quality with an exceptional long-range strike that put Valverde’s side 3-0 up against United in their Champions League quarter-final second leg. The […]
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Manchester City are set to face Tottenham Hotspur for the third time in 10 days on Saturday at the Etihad. Manager Pep Guardiola revealed that he and his players congratulated each other for the way they played the Champions League second leg on Wednesday, despite getting eliminated from the competition. #PEPTALK ahead of our #MCITOT […]
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Real Madrid defender Alvaro Odriozola is likely to be out for the rest of the season after breaking his collarbone. The Spain international reportedly fell awkwardly in training after a challenge with team-mate Vinicius Junior. The club confirmed on Friday that the full-back has suffered a fracture and, while there is no time frame on […]
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“I really don’t know at the moment [who I will next coach]. I’ll go to a team with a project that convinces me”. Those are the words of former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, who confirmed that he currently doesn’t have an agreement with any club regarding a return to the touchline. The Italian has been […]
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