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Leonardo Bonucci issues Manchester United a Cristiano Ronaldo warning despite Champions League heroics

Juventus face early struggles Four consecutive wins have largely papered over an awful start for Max Allegri’s second spell in charge of Juventus.The Italian oversaw the club drop points to Udinese, Empoli, Napoli and AC Milan in their opening four games of the season, which saw them hovering dangerously close to the relegation zone.Although they have since beaten Roma and maintained a 100% record in the Champions League group stage (including an impressive 1-0 win over Chelsea in Turin), they r...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Ac Milan, Roma, Napoli, Leonardo Bonucci, Turin, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Giorgio Chiellini, Max Allegri, Bonucci


Why the Club World Cup is shaping up to be a logistical nightmare for Chelsea

Chelsea reach the Club World Cup Chelsea earned a spot in the Fifa Club World Cup by virtue of their victory in the 2020-21 Champions League, in which they saw off Manchester City 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy. Chelsea are likely to find out today where their FIFA Club World Cup matches will be played, with the United Arab Emirates expected to be confirmed as the venue. — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 20, 2021 So far, the Blues have qualified alongside Egypt’s Al Ahly and Austr...
Tags: Nigeria, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Fifa, Champions League, United Arab Emirates, Tokyo, Lfc, Uae, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane


How many games Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are set to miss due to AFCON

Salah and Mane key parts of Liverpool’s squad It is certainly fair to say that Liverpool would not be anywhere near the levels that they have reached recently without the efforts of Mo Salah and Sadio Mane.Salah has provided 188 goal contributions in 214 appearances for the Reds, while Sadio Mane is not too far behind with 146 in 229 appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side.This season, Salah has been arguably the best player in the world, and has already reached 10 goal contributions in just 8 appea...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Anfield, Leicester City, Jurgen Klopp, Reds, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Joel Matip, AFCON


Vaccinated Bayern boss Nagelsmann tests positive for Covid-19

Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich confirmed Thursday that head coach Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for Covid-19 – even though he is fully vaccinated – having already sat out their Champions League win at Benfica... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Afp, Julian Nagelsmann, Nagelsmann, AFP Bayern Munich, Benfica Visit


Mikel Arteta provides Bukayo Saka injury update ahead of Aston Villa clash

Arsenal rescue a late point Arsenal hit back in the dying seconds of injury time to grab a point against Crystal Palace on Monday night.Hosting Patrick Vieira’s new-look Palace side, the Gunners took the lead in the opening 15 minutes as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired home after Nicolas Pepe saw his initial effort saved by Vicente Guaita. ⚽️ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in 3 successive home PL apps for the first time since scoring in 5 in a row from May-Sept 2019 Only Mohamed Salah has ...
Tags: Europe, England, Sport, Soccer, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Lionel Messi, Espn, Crystal Palace, Thierry Henry, Mikel Arteta, Patrick Vieira, United, Palace, Mohamed Salah, Alexandre Lacazette


Newcastle United target out of favour Barcelona star in 90 million pound swoop this summer

All change please! It has been a dizzying couple of weeks for Newcastle fans. Finally freed from the shackles of Mike Ashley’s reign, that will certainly haunt the memories of Newcastle fans, they have new owners in the form of the Saudi Public Investment Fund. 🤝 An investment group led by the Public Investment Fund, and also comprising PCP Capital Partners and RB Sports & Media, has completed the acquisition of 100% of Newcastle United Limited and Newcastle United Football Club Limited from St....
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Mike Ashley, Steve Bruce, Steve, Magpies, Dembele, Ousmane Dembele, Public Investment Fund, PCP Capital Partners


Where to find West Ham vs. Genk on TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch West Ham vs. Genk on US TV in the Europa League, you’ve come to the right place. In the Europa League, West Ham vs. Genk... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: US, Sport, Soccer, West Ham, Europa League, Europa League West Ham, Where to find on TV, West Ham vs Genk


Where to find Vitesse vs. Spurs on TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Vitesse vs. Spurs on US TV in the Europa Conference League, you’ve come to the right place. In the Europa Conference League, Vitesse vs. Spurs... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: US, Sport, Soccer, Europa Conference League, Where to find on TV, Vitesse vs Spurs, Europa Conference League Vitesse


Hegerberg ‘never doubted’ recovery from serious knee injury

Lyon (AFP) – Lyon star and former Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg said she “never doubted” her ability to return from a severe knee injury, and is “making the most of every moment” after being... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Afp, Ballon, Hegerberg, Lyon AFP Lyon, Ada Hegerberg


Ronaldo salvage job masks Man Utd’s failings

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s second coming at Manchester United has already produced two memorable moments with late winners against Villarreal and Atalanta to edge the Red Devils towards the last 16 of... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Man Utd, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atalanta, Red Devils, Villarreal, Afp, Manchester United Kingdom


Video of Harvey Elliot surfaces showing recovery progress of Liverpool starlet

Harvey Elliot continues recovery; video showing progress Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliot is on the road to recovery and looking good in the process after video surfaced online of the 18-year-old academy graduate going through his programme as he slowly inches closer to a return. Harvey Elliott 💪💪💪 pic.twitter.com/Rax07PwF1I — Liverpool FC News (@LivEchoLFC) October 20, 2021 Elliot suffered a fracture-dislocation of his ankle against Leeds United on 12 September and remains on an unknown timet...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Leeds United, Monaco, James Milner, Anfield, Klopp, Liverpool Fc News, Reds, Blackburn Rovers, Elliot, Martin Rickett, Ewood Park


Ronaldo saves Man Utd again as Chelsea and Bayern cruise

Paris (AFP) – A late Cristiano Ronaldo winner capped another Manchester United comeback in the Champions League on Wednesday, this time against Atalanta, as holders Chelsea and Bayern Munich cruised to big victories and Barcelona... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Paris, Man Utd, Bayern Munich, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atalanta, Afp, Bayern, Barcelona Visit


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer provides injury update for key Manchester United midfielder

Manchester United complete epic comeback Manchester United pulled off their second consecutive Champions League comeback to snatch all three points from a valiant yet understrength Atalanta side. The Italian side raced into a 2-0 lead by half-time, courtesy of goals from Mario Pasalic and Merih Demiral, and were by far the better team.However, the Red Devils, booed off at half-time, rallied and completed an unlikely comeback when Cristiano Ronaldo nodded home what proved to be the winner ten min...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Liverpool, Old Trafford, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atalanta, Red Devils, Paul Pogba, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Nemanja Matic, Fred, Marcus Rashford, Gunnar Solskjaer, Mario Pasalic


Kulusevski sinks Zenit to put Juve on brink of Champions League knockouts

Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Dejan Kulusevski struck with the decisive late goal to give Juventus a 1-0 win at Zenit Saint Petersburg on Wednesday which puts them within touching distance of the Champions League last 16. Sweden attacker Kulusevski headed home Mattia De Sciglio’s cross with four minutes remaining of a largely dull contest to maintain Juve’s 100 percent record in Group H. Massimiliano Allegri’s side have a perfect nine points from their first three matches and can secure a place in t...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Champions League, Juventus, Wojciech Szczesny, Afp, Massimiliano Allegri, Alvaro Morata, Juve, Zenit, Saint Petersburg, Peter the Great, Szczesny, De Sciglio


Sane strikes as spotless Bayern sink Benfica

Berlin (AFP) – Leroy Sane struck twice in the second half to inspire Bayern Munich to a 4-0 win at Benfica on Wednesday, as the German giants maintained their perfect record in the Champions League group stage this season. Bayern have now won three games in three without conceding a goal and have one foot in the next round with a five-point lead at the top of Group E. The six-time European Cup winners were twice denied the lead by VAR in a hard-fought first hour, before Sane finally broke Benfi...
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Everton, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Benfica, Robert Lewandowski, Serge Gnabry, Afp, Bayern, Leroy Sane, Lewandowski, Neuer, Julian Nagelsmann, Var


Real Madrid's Karim Benzema talks Ballon d'Or and "the best match in football."

Ballon d’Or on the mind of Karim Benzema There are few strikers in Europe better than Karim Benzema. Though the French international is in the midst of arguably the best period of his career over the last three seasons in the Spanish capital, the son of Lyon and Olympique Lyonnais youth product has always been in the shadow of players the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Robert Lewandowski.Despite his massive influence at Real Madrid, Benzema has flown under the radar for a number o...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Cristiano, Messi, Madrid, Lyon, Camp Nou, Valencia, Ronaldinho, Karim Benzema, Dynamo Kyiv


Sane strikes twice as spotless Bayern sink Benfica

Berlin (AFP) – Leroy Sane struck twice in the second half to inspire Bayern Munich to a 4-0 win at Benfica on Wednesday, as the German giants maintained their perfect record in the Champions League group stage this season. Bayern have now won three games in three without conceding a goal and have one foot in the next round with a five-point lead at the top of Group E. “It’s clear to see how hungry we are, that’s one of our biggest strengths,” Sane told broadcaster DAZN. “We could have been a bi...
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Everton, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Benfica, Manuel Neuer, Robert Lewandowski, Serge Gnabry, Afp, Bayern, Leroy Sane, Lewandowski, Sane, Leroy


Thomas Tuchel provides injury updates on Chelsea pair Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea hammer Malmo Chelsea ran out comfortable 4-0 winners over Swedish outfit Malmo at Stamford Bridge this evening. Goals from Kai Havertz, Andreas Christensen and two penalties from Jorginho ensured that the result was never really in doubt, with the Blues now well placed to qualify alongside Juventus for the knockout rounds of the Champions League, which they current holders of. Dominant. 💪#CheMal | #UCL pic.twitter.com/HY7Ji6NALy — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 20, 2021 However, it pro...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, Juventus, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Romelu Lukaku, Norwich City, Malmo, Timo Werner, Jorginho, Christian Pulisic, Thomas Tuchel, Tuchel


Did Ronaldo save Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's job and 4 things we learned as Manchester United stage epic comeback against Atalanta

Another memorable night at Old Trafford And….breathe….Manchester United staged another incredible Champions League comeback to turn a 2-0 deficit on its head and emerge 3-2 winners at Old Trafford. Not to be outdone by their rivals Liverpool, who emerged 3-2 winners last night, the Red Devils handed Atalanta a 2-0 lead heading into half time, boos rang around the Theatre of Dreams.In the second half, however, a different Manchester United emerged. Marcus Rashford provided the lifeline, firing th...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Alex Ferguson, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Luke Shaw, Atalanta, Villareal, United, Red Devils, Paul Pogba, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer


Villarreal beat Young Boys to end long Champions League drought

Bern (Switzerland) (AFP) – Yeremi Pino and Gerard Moreno scored as Villarreal defeated Young Boys 4-1 in Switzerland on Wednesday to record their first Champions League group stage victory in 13 years. Pino celebrated his... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Switzerland, Young Boys, Villarreal, Afp, Pino, Bern Switzerland, Gerard Moreno, Yeremi Pino


Ronaldo again rides to Man Utd’s Champions League rescue

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United needed another Champions League fightback finished off by Cristiano Ronaldo as they came from two goals down to beat Atalanta 3-2 at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Goals from... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Old Trafford, Man Utd, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atalanta, Afp, Manchester United Kingdom AFP Manchester United


Lukaku injury mars Chelsea’s rout of Malmo

London (AFP) – Chelsea were rocked by injuries to Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner as the holders got their Champions League campaign back on track with a 4-0 win against Malmo on Wednesday. Thomas Tuchel’s... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Romelu Lukaku, Malmo, Timo Werner, Lukaku, Afp, Thomas Tuchel


Woes mount for Manchester United as star winger limps off against Atalanta

Manchester United looking to rescue a result Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United are currently locked in Champions League action against Serie A outfit Atalanta in what already feels like a must-win game.The Red Devils were stung by a shock 2-1 defeat to Swiss side Young Boys on the opening matchday of the Champions League season, and needed a last-gasp, and frankly undeserved Cristiano Ronaldo goal to see of Villareal in matchday 2.And their poor form in Europe has continued this evening, ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atalanta, Villareal, United, Red Devils, Edinson Cavani, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Bergamo, Rashford, Marcus Rashford


Fati agrees six-year Barcelona contract

Barcelona (AFP) – Ansu Fati has extended his contract with Barcelona until 2027, the club announced on Wednesday, shortly after their 1-0 victory over Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League. Fati, who has recently returned... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Dynamo Kiev, Afp, Barcelona AFP Ansu Fati


Manchester United booed off as #Sack Ole trends at half-time in Atalanta clash

Manchester United 2-0 down Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United are currently locked in Champions League action against Serie A outfit Atalanta in what already feels like a must-win game.The Red Devils were stung by a shock 2-1 defeat to Swiss side Young Boys on the opening matchday of the Champions League season, and needed a last-gasp, and frankly undeserved Cristiano Ronaldo goal to see of Villareal in matchday 2.And their poor form in Europe has continued this evening, with the Red Devil...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atalanta, Villareal, United, Red Devils, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Bergamo, Solskjaer, Davide Zappacosta, Samuel Luckhurst


Man United's Axel Tuanzebe feels "at home" during third loan spell at Aston Villa

Man United’s Tuanzebe “at home” at Aston Villa Axel Tuanzebe has quite the connection to Aston Villa despite rising through the youth ranks at Manchester United beginning in 2006.The former England U21 international is in the midst of his third loan stint at Villa Park after graduating into the first-team set up at Old Trafford during the 2016-17 when he made his full debut for the Red Devil’s.But Tuanzebe – how has now made more appearances for the Villains than his full-time employers – feels ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion, Old Trafford, Emirates, Watford, Villa Park, Mikel Arteta, United, Villa, James Baylis, Dean Smith


Chelsea dealt double injury blow as pair limp off against Malmo

Chelsea cruising against Malmo Chelsea look set to move to six points from their opening three Champions League games as they are currently 2-0 up and cruising against Swedish minnows Malmo, which will set them up nicely to progress, with the Blues moving up to second as things stand. First goal for Chelsea feels! 👏 💙 2-0 ⚪️ [25′] #CheMal pic.twitter.com/izrzHvhRj8 — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 20, 2021 They have thus far taken three points from their opening two group games, beating Zenit ...
Tags: Sweden, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Juventus, Chelsea FC, Romelu Lukaku, Zenit St Petersburg, Turin, Malmo, Timo Werner, Lukaku, Thomas Tuchel, Werner


Chelsea fans react as former duo combine to score opener against Manchester United in the Champions League

Manchester United locked in action Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United are currently locked in Champions League action against Serie A outfit Atalanta in what already feels like a must-win game. Man Utd have won just 2 of their last 7 games and their upcoming fixtures look like this 😬 Atalanta (h) Liverpool (h) Spurs (a) Atalanta (a) Man City (h) Watford (a) Villarreal (a) Chelsea (a) Arsenal (h) pic.twitter.com/smcPwkgkvQ — 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) October 16, 2021 The Red Devils ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Old Trafford, Newcastle, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho, Atalanta, Leicester City, Watford, Man City


Everton’s Calvert-Lewin still sidelined by thigh injury

London (AFP) – Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin faces an extended spell on the sidelines after the club said Wednesday his recovery from a thigh injury was taking longer than hoped. The England international has not... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Everton, Afp, Dominic Calvert Lewin, AFP Everton, Calvert Lewin


Romelu Lukaku off for Chelsea against Malmö with fears over potential injury

Lukaku subbed-off with potential injury Main Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku was sent marching down the tunnel in the first-half against Swedish giants Malmö FF in match day three of Group H play in the Champions League tonight, but not for a sending off.The Belgian striker was taken down in the box by Di blåe center-back Lasse Nielson, which led to Jorginho converting his effort from the spot to put the Blues 2-0 up after 21-minutes and looking comfortable at Stamford Bridge. Lukaku leaves the ga...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Blues, Roberto Martinez, Emirates Stadium, Romelu Lukaku, Roma, Malmo, Leipzig, Timo Werner, Lukaku, Jorginho, ESPN FC, London England