Frustration for Lionel Messi and Barcelona after goalless draw with Atletico Madrid

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid knew victory could fire them towards the La Liga title but Saturday's 0-0 draw at Camp Nou instead handed Real Madrid the chance to take pole position. Four wins from their last four games will now be enough for Zinedine Zidane's side to retain their La Liga crown, w


England could host Champions League final due to new Turkey travel curbs

The all-English Champions League final could be played at home after Turkey was added to England’s “red list” of countries where all but essential travel is banned due to severe coronavirus outbreaks.Chelsea and Manchester City are due to meet on May 29 in Istanbul and UEFA was h


Mikel Arteta 'devastated' as Arsenal crash out of Europa League semi-finals with goalless draw against Villarreal

Villarreal boss Unai Emery came back to haunt Arsenal as the Spanish side held out for a 0-0 draw at the Emirates on Thursday to set up a Europa League final against Manchester United with a 2-1 victory on aggregate. Defeat means the Gunners will miss out on Champions League football for a fifth


Chelsea dominate Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final

Chelsea set up an all-English Champions League final against Manchester City as goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount beat Real Madrid 2-0 in a dominant display on Wednesday to seal a 3-1 aggregate victory at Stamford Bridge.If anything, the scoreline flattered Madrid as the 13-time European cham


Riyad Mahrez is the engine behind Manchester City's Champions League charge

On the day that Angel di Maria became the most expensive player in the history of English football, Riyad Mahrez was playing in a League Cup defeat to Shrewsbury. Mahrez was a £450,000 signing who had just made his first two top-flight appearances for Leicester City as Manchester United paid


Champions League: PSG Tries to Reverse Loss Against Man City

A look at Tuesday and Wednesday's second-leg matches in the semifinals of the Champions League: Manchester City vs. Paris Saint-Germain (2-1)A rested lineup faces a tired team with its back to the wall after losing the first leg 2-1. According to the tournament's history books, Paris Saint-Germai


Cristiano Ronaldo brace rescues dethroned Juventus against Udinese

A Cristiano Ronaldo brace rescued a 2-1 win for Juventus at Udinese on Sunday hours after the Turin giants surrendered their Serie A crown to Inter Milan. Atalanta's draw at Sassuolo earlier in the day meant Inter secured a first scudetto since 2010 with the Nerazzurri 13 points clear with four g


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on target as Arsenal ease past Newcastle

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored in a routine 2-0 win at Newcastle to take his claim for a role in Arsenal's Europa League clash with Villarreal. The Gabon international, starting his first game after returning from a bout of malaria, struck after 66 minutes – the fifth successive game in w


Man City on brink of title glory after beating Palace

Manchester City are within touching distance of the Premier League title after Sergio Aguero and Ferran Torres sealed a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side sit 13 points clear at the top and will be crowned champions if second-placed Manchester United lose against Li


Jurgen Klopp searches for solutions before Liverpool take on Manchester United

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has spent the week working to improve his players' confidence in front of goal as they head into a must-win fixture against arch-rivals Manchester United. The Reds have scored just twice from 36 chances created in their last two matches, which have been defined by l


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'absolutely delighted' as Edinson Cavani leads rout of Roma

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will keep trying to persuade Edinson Cavani to stay after the veteran's man-of-the-match display against Roma put Manchester United on the brink of the Europa League final. Having fallen at the semi-final stage of various competitions on four occasions over the last two seaso


Arsenal suffer narrow defeat despite 'now or never' team talk from Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta revealed he gave his Arsenal players a rousing half-time pep talk as they fought back to keep their hopes of reaching the Europa League final alive following a narrow defeat in Villarreal. The first leg of this semi-final clash appeared to be getting away from the Gunners as first-ha


Granada stuns Barcelona and deprives him of the top of La Liga

Barcelona fell to Granada, losing 1-2, at Camp Nou, today, Thursday, in the 33rd round of the Spanish League. Barca advanced with a goal by Lionel Messi in the 23rd minute, and the visitors responded with two goals by Darwin Machiz and Jorge Molina in the 63rd and 79th minute. Barca missed a val


Manchester City's devastating win over PSG a glorious reward for Pep Guardiola

“Be ourselves.” Pep Guardiola used the same two words to discuss Manchester City’s task for the second leg as he had in preparing for the first. The 2-1 Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain, one of the great results in City’s history, felt a triumph of identity, a


Chelsea's Thomas Tuchel rues missed chances to put Champions League semi-final beyond Real Madrid

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel rued his side's missed chances after dominating Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. A goal from USA international Christian Pulisic fired Chelsea inside a quarter-of-an-hour at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium, and the visitors created plen


Aymeric Laporte scores late winner as Manchester City beat Spurs in League Cup final

Sling it in the mixer and let a big bloke get his head on it. For all the beautifying of football Manchester City have done in the Pep Guardiola era, sometimes the old methods still work the best. City assaulted Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup final with the sort of mesmeric patterns that co


Antoine Griezmann double sets up Barcelona's comeback win at Villarreal

Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann struck twice to secure a 2-1 win at 10-man Villarreal on Sunday. Villarreal's Nigerian forward Samuel Chukwueze gave the hosts the lead in the 27th minute but Griezmann responded immediately with a coolly taken chip before pouncing on a defensive slip to give Barca t


Timo Werner ends goal drought to give Chelsea upper hand in top-four fight with West Ham

Chelsea edged ahead in the race for the top four with a 1-0 victory over fellow Champions League hopefuls West Ham. A rare goal from Timo Werner, only his second in the league since November, helped the Blues move three points clear of fifth-placed Hammers.   Thomas Tuchel's side just abou




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