Roma beats champion Juventus 2-0 in bid for top 4 spot

Soccer 05/12/19, 16:38

Roma kept its bid to qualify for the Champions League very much alive with a 2-0 win over Italian champion Juventus in Serie A on Sunday.Edin Dzeko set up Alessandro Florenzi for the opener 11 minutes from time and scored himself in stoppage time to seal the result.Cristiano Ronaldo had ...

Allegri’s future in the air amid speculation on Conte return

Soccer 05/09/19, 10:43

Juventus has little to play for now, and coach Massimiliano Allegri is using his pressure-free time to think about his future.The 51-year-old Allegri has won five straight league titles, four Italian Cups and two Italian Super Cups in five seasons at Juventus. However, the Champions League continues to elude the ...

Ronaldo rescues 1-1 draw for Juventus against Torino

Soccer 05/03/19, 15:40

Cristiano Ronaldo scored late as Juventus dented Torino's chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 1-1 draw in Serie A on Friday.Torino looked set to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Superga air disaster by beating Juventus following Sasa Lukic's first-half goal, but Ronaldo leveled six minutes from ...

Ronaldo nets 600th club goal as goalscoring race heats up

Soccer 04/29/19, 15:48

Cristiano Ronaldo's unrelenting hunger for goals is plain to see. The Juventus forward netted his 600th club goal on Saturday and celebrated with typical joy. But his desire to score was far more evident in the first half against Inter Milan when he fired over the bar and showed anguish and ...

No Madrid, no Ronaldo: Fresh feel for Champions League semis

Soccer 04/28/19, 18:10

There's a fresh feel to the lineup for the Champions League semifinals this season, even if it contains some of the most storied teams and recognized players in Europe.This time there's no Real Madrid, the three-time defending champion and Europe's dominant team of this generation.There's no Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar ...

With Messi at his best, Barcelona had no title rival

Soccer 04/27/19, 16:25

Without Cristiano Ronaldo around to at least keep it interesting, a spectacular Lionel Messi had no rival to stop him from helping Barcelona successfully defend its Spanish league title.Barcelona clinched the crown with three rounds left on Saturday, after Messi scored to beat Levante 1-0 at Camp Nou.But this was ...

Mbappe closing in on Messi in race for Europe’s Golden Shoe

Soccer 04/25/19, 11:36

The next weeks will decide if Kylian Mbappe can usher in a new era in European soccer by knocking Lionel Messi off his perch.The prolific Paris Saint-Germain striker is locked in a close tussle with the Barcelona star to win the Golden Shoe as the leading scorer in Europe's top ...

Ronaldo becomes first player to win Europe’s top 3 leagues

Sports 04/22/19, 00:06

The breakthrough under Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. Then the coronation at Real Madrid. And now another title at Juventus.If ever there was a need to emphasize Cristiano Ronaldo's impact as a footballer, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner did it again this weekend by helping Juventus to the Serie A ...

How Juventus won its 8th straight Serie A title

Europe 04/20/19, 14:11

When the best team in Italy signed possibly the best player in the world, preventing it from winning yet another Serie A title was always going to be difficult.And so it proved as Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo continued breaking records.On Saturday, Juventus clinched a record-extending eighth successive Serie A title, ...

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

Soccer 04/18/19, 14:31

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ITALYAiming to quickly move on from its Champions League elimination, Juventus needs only a draw at home against Fiorentina on Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.FILE - In this Sunday, April 14, 2019 file photo, ...

Juventus’ failure linked to Italy’s ‘catenaccio’ past

Soccer 04/18/19, 06:32

Nearly 70 years after the tactic was invented, Italian clubs are still struggling to shed their "catenaccio" past.Juventus has come in for harsh criticism over its defensive play during a surprising elimination by a young and exciting Ajax squad in the Champions League this week."In Italy, soccer is still defensive ...

Ronaldo leads the way, but Juventus still falls short

Soccer 04/17/19, 10:43

Cristiano Ronaldo was supposed to make the difference. He was supposed to end the long wait for another Champions League title. He was supposed to, essentially, do it all for Juevntus. He didn't quite manage it, but he sure came close. Ronaldo scored the opening goal on Tuesday to give his team ...

Fun and exciting, Ajax back in Champions League semifinals

Sports 04/17/19, 09:28

Ajax is a team that many soccer fans around the world just love to love, especially when they win with flair in a competition like the Champions League.And this season's Ajax team has oodles of flair.Much like the great "Total Football" squads from the early 1970s and the nearly unbeatable ...

Ajax wins 2-1 at Juventus to reach Champions League semi

Soccer 04/16/19, 16:13

Ajax eliminated another one of the favorites from the Champions League as it won 2-1 at Juventus on Tuesday to reach the semifinals for the first time since 1997 and end Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of a fourth straight title. Having already seen off Real Madrid in the previous round, Ajax showed ...

Police stop 5 weapon-carrying Ajax fans ahead of Juve game

Soccer 04/15/19, 12:31

Italian police have stopped five weapon-carrying Ajax supporters on the eve of Tuesday's Champions League match against Juventus.The fans were stopped aboard buses on the outskirts of Turin on Monday.Police are on high alert following clashes between Ajax and Juventus supporters ahead of the first leg of the quarterfinals in ...

A rested Ronaldo could be dangerous for Ajax in 2nd leg

Soccer 04/15/19, 08:27

A rested Cristiano Ronaldo is a dangerous Cristiano Ronaldo. Just ask Atletico Madrid.Ronaldo took some time off before the second leg of the last 16 in the Champions League and responded with a hat trick against the Spanish team as Juventus overturned a 2-0 deficit.He was again left out of ...

Ronaldo won’t play with Juventus likely to clinch title

Sports 04/12/19, 08:56

Cristiano Ronaldo won't even have to break a sweat when Juventus likely clinches a record-extending eighth consecutive Serie A title on Saturday.Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says Ronaldo's won't play at relegation-threatened Spal.Ronaldo returned from a two-week injury layoff and scored in the team's 1-1 draw at Ajax in the Champions ...

UEFA charges Ajax, Tottenham for fan disorder at CL games

Sports 04/11/19, 10:31

Ajax and Tottenham have been charged by UEFA after crowd incidents at their Champions League quarterfinals this week.UEFA says Ajax faces disciplinary charges of crowd disturbances and fans throwing objects during its 1-1 draw with Juventus in the first leg on Wednesday.A fan got close to Cristiano Ronaldo on the ...

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

Soccer 04/11/19, 09:58

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ITALYCristiano Ronaldo is likely to win his first trophy with Juventus this weekend.PSG's Kylian Mbappe reacts after mising a chance during the French League One soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Strasbourg at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, ...

Ronaldo returns with a goal as Juventus draws Ajax 1-1

Soccer 04/10/19, 15:57

Ajax wasn't rattled by a goal from Cristiano Ronaldo at the stroke of halftime, equalizing immediately after the break to secure a 1-1 draw against Juventus in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday.Showing increasing confidence after eliminating three-time defending champion Real Madrid in the last 16, ...

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