With the season shaping up to be one of the most competitive in recent history, here's a round-up of all the latest news from Italy's premier club competition.
Liverpool reportedly wanted to sign breakthrough star Presnel Kimpembe from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer transfer window.
Alexis Sanchez leads the Gunners' front-line as Arsenal kick-start their Champions League campaign at a tough away night in Paris.
FC Barcelona's dynamic South American duo - Neymar and Luis Suarez - are set to battle against each other in the fifth round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.
PSG captain Thiago Silva has revealed that he has asked FC Barcelona star Neymar to join him in Paris during the Balon d'Or ceremony.
Chelsea FC might have managed to top their group in the champions League, but former player and assistant manager Ray Wilkins was hoping that PSG was the one team the Blues would not draw, for the Round of 16.
With a third Quarter Final exit in four tournaments, Brazil have had to swallow yet another bitter pill. Their exit this competition around proves more hurtful, as glaring problems often outweigh the handful of positives, under new coach Dunga. Following harrowing defeats to Germany and Netherlands on home soil, Brazilian football’s governing body, proceeded to make rapid and sweeping changes. Former World Cup Winning coach Luis Philipe Scolari was shown the door, and former World Cup Winner Dunga, was restored at the helm of the the Selecao. However, Brazil’s loss should not be analysed in isolation, as it is developed by a context that has long been brewing since Dunga’s take-over. Paraguay’s defeat exposed the flaws in the Selecao setup, that are more systemic, than symptomatic. Brazil need a change in temperament, and not just Tactics Their first game exposed their initial chinks, as an over-dependance or Neymar was obvious from the first whistle. Attacking players would get into promising positions, yet waited for the Barcelona winger […]
Chelsea FC winger Willian has warned his team mates that they will have to focus for the entire 90 minutes if Brazil are to avoid a repeat of their Copa America defeat four years ago to Paraguay as they prepare to meet La Albirroja in last eight fixture later tonight. The five-time world champions have lost only one game to Paraguay in 11 meetings at the Copa America, but that sole defeat in 2011 has left Brazil wary as they head into Saturday’s quarter-final. For many, Paraguay’s 2015 Copa America campaign is starting to carry an ominous echo of 2011, when they reached the final in Argentina without winning a single game in normal time. In Chile, Paraguay have been similarly obstinate, clawing their way back from 2-0 down to force a 2-2 draw with Argentina in their opening game, squeezing a narrow win over Jamaica and grinding out a 1-1 draw with Uruguay. “Everyone remembers what happened in the Copa […]
Brazil have appealed against the yellow card Thiago Silva received against Colombia, which will see him miss their semi-final clash against Germany.
As the World Cup 2014 is heading towards its grand finale, one cannot help but think that the final will be contested by two South American giants in Brazil and Argentina.