For the first time in history only five countries will be represented in the last 16 of the Champions League
For the first time in history only five countries will be represented
in the last 16 of the Champions League. Atalanta and Atletico Madrid
became the last two teams to
Napoli have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti less than three hours after he guided them into the Champions League knockout stages.
The Serie A club had not won in nine games in all competitions until Tuesday's 4-0 success at home to Genk.
Ancelotti was in his second season in charge of Napoli but
Liverpool and Chelsea completed a sweep of Premier League clubs into the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday, a season after England had two of its representatives in the final.
The English are on the march again in the Champions League. Liverpool
and Chelsea completed
The decision to take the fight to Saudi Arabia had been criticised by human rights campaigners but Joshua complimented the hosts and welcomed Ruiz's suggestion that there should be a third encounter.
Britain’s Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points
decision in Saudi Arabia on
Goals from Marcus Rashford (penalty) and Anthony Martial put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side 2-0 up at the break and City only pulled one back in the 85th minute through Nicolas Otamendi.
Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes were in tatters after
suffering a 2-1 derby defeat at
Brendan Rodgers has committed his long-term future to Leicester with the signing of a new five-and-a-half-year deal.
Rodgers, quizzed heavily about a possible move to Arsenal over the
last week, has taken City to second in the table since joining from
Celtic earlier in the year.
But his future is now
The last time the Bucks had a longer winning streak than this was when they won 16 in a row spanning the end of the 1972-73 season and the beginning of 1973-74. They also had a 13-game run shortly after that 16-game streak ended.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored
Two weeks into his time at Tottenham and Mourinho has finally lost a game -- and it just had to be against the club that fired him a year ago.
Jose Mourinho was standing on the edge of his technical area near the
halfway line when Manchester United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has agreed a deal
to join AC Milan, snubbing a potential return to the Premier League.
The 38-year-old has been on the hunt
for a new club since departing LA Galaxy on a free transfer last month.
He spent two seasons in the MLS with
Galaxy, scoring 53 goals in 58 games and
Lionel Messii became the first
player to win a sixth Ballon D’or Awards and after picking up the prize on
Monday night, the Barcelona and Argentina captain said he's far from finished.
"I hope to continue for a
long time," Messi said on Monday in Paris from behind a row of the
trophies, which honour