Spalletti leaves Inter, Conte expected to replace him

Soccer 05/30/19, 06:56

Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti has left the Serie A club, with Antonio Conte expected to replace him in the next few days.Spalletti joined Inter from Roma in 2017 and led the team to two straight fourth-place finishes and qualification to the Champions League. But he has failed to win ...

Alisson could be piece Liverpool missed in last year’s final

Sports 05/30/19, 05:43

The key to Liverpool's Champions League success this year may just be in the hands of Alisson Becker.Liverpool paid a record $85 million fee for a goalkeeper to sign Alisson from Roma at the end of last season after predecessor Loris Karius made several costly mistakes in last year's final.The ...

Salah seeking redemption in Champions League final

Sports 05/30/19, 04:23

His left shoulder in a sling, Mohamed Salah stood in a line at the airport in Kiev with the rest of Liverpool's disappointed players as they made their way back from the Champions League final last year.Heads were down. No one really wanted to talk. It was a fairly melancholic ...

Sarri gets a winners’ medal, but may still leave Chelsea

Soccer 05/30/19, 04:06

Maurizio Sarri can take the Europa League title to the bank.The Chelsea manager and ex-banker already had the most improbable rise from Tuscan amateur teams to soccer's elite, but he had never before had a winners' medal.That all changed with Wednesday's 4-1 win over Arsenal in the Europa League final. ...

Spaniards with little to cheer for in Champions League final

Soccer 05/29/19, 09:46

It will be an unusual Champions League final for Spain.Madrid will be hosting the final again after nearly a decade, but the country's streak of having at least one team playing for the European title ended this year after five straight seasons, giving home fans little to cheer for when ...

Milan coach Gattuso leaves club by mutual agreement

Soccer 05/28/19, 11:08

AC Milan has confirmed that coach Gennaro Gattuso will leave the club by "mutual agreement."The announcement on Tuesday came shortly after the club also confirmed that sporting director Leonardo has resigned.The departures follow in the wake of Milan's failure to qualify for next season's Champions League.Milan says it "will now ...

Atalanta, Inter get Champions League spots on wild final day

Sports 05/26/19, 16:31

Inter Milan survived a dramatic end to its Serie A campaign on Sunday to secure a Champions League spot for next season, while Atalanta will make its debut in Europe's top club competition.Leading 2-1 in the 89th minute against an Empoli team fighting relegation, Inter's defense was in disarray as ...

Bologna beat Napoli late to finish Serie A on high

Soccer 05/25/19, 16:29

Federico Santander scored a late winner for Bologna to beat Napoli 3-2 in the last round of Serie A on Saturday.Santander bagged the opening goal as Bologna, in mid-table, led 2-0 by halftime.Napoli, long guaranteed of finishing runner-up to league champion Juventus, dominated possession by almost two thirds and equalized ...

Messi: Barca must say sorry for Liverpool defeat

Soccer 05/24/19, 14:13

Barcelona must apologize for its "lamentable" Champions League semifinal exit at the hands of Liverpool earlier this month, according to Lionel Messi.In his first Barca news conference for four years, the Argentina great said on Friday: "We are still recovering from what happened in Liverpool. At least I am."Our performance ...

DaMarcus Beasley to retire at end of Houston Dynamo season

Soccer 05/21/19, 15:54

DaMarcus Beasley says he will retire after 20 years in professional soccer when the Houston Dynamo finish their season.The midfielder and left back turns 37 this week and is the only American to either play in four World Cups or appear in a European Champions League semifinal.Beasley said on Twitter ...

Bologna draws 3-3 at Lazio to secure Serie A safety

Sports 05/20/19, 15:53

Bologna secured Serie A football for another season after drawing at Lazio 3-3 in a thriller on Monday.Bologna moved four points clear of the relegation zone with one match remaining.Lazio was still celebrating winning the Italian Cup midweek and Joaquin Correa fired the capital side in front in the 13th ...

Serie A race for 2 Champions League spots goes to final day

Soccer 05/19/19, 16:35

The race for the final two Champions League spots from Serie A will go to the last day of the season.Atalanta drew 1-1 at Italian champion Juventus on Sunday to move into third place in the Italian league, leapfrogging Inter Milan after the Nerazzurri lost 4-1 at Napoli.With one round ...

Inter Milan cleared by UEFA of extra financial scrutiny

Sports 05/17/19, 11:44

UEFA says Inter Milan no longer faces extra financial scrutiny after it fully complied with rules that monitor income and spending.Inter had to forfeit 6 million euros ($6.7 million) in UEFA competition prize money for breaking financial fair play rules and undergo four years of additional monitoring.The three-time European champion ...

Massimiliano Allegri leaving Juventus at end of season

Sports 05/17/19, 06:26

Juventus says coach Massimiliano Allegri is leaving the club at the end of the season.The club says Allegri "will not be on the Juventus bench" next season, adding that Allegri and Juventus president Andrea Agnelli will hold a news conference on Saturday.Allegri's contract was due to expire at the end ...

Fans set police car on fire ahead of Italian cup final

Sports 05/15/19, 16:29

A police car was set on fire as Lazio fans clashed with local authorities near the Stadio Olimpico before the Italian Cup final on Wednesday.Italian national news agency Ansa reported that the two policemen who were in the car at the time have been taken to hospital for smoke inhalation, ...

Lazio beats Atalanta 2-0 to win Italian Cup

Soccer 05/15/19, 16:19

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored moments after coming off the bench to lead Lazio to a 2-0 win over Atalanta in the Italian Cup final on Wednesday.Milinkovic-Savic, who was making his comeback from an injury, broke the deadlock in the 82nd minute by heading in a corner. Joaquin Correa doubled Lazio's lead ...

Atalanta has Italian Cup and Champions League to play for

Soccer 05/14/19, 10:08

For one club, winning the Italian Cup would salvage a disappointing season. For the other, it's not even the top priority.Fourth-place Atalanta plays Lazio in the Italian Cup final on Wednesday at Stadio Olimpico, giving the competition a new champion after four years of Juventus domination.Atalanta has won the competition ...

Roma captain De Rossi to leave club after 18 years

Sports 05/14/19, 04:03

Roma captain Daniele De Rossi is surprisingly leaving his hometown club after 18 years.Roma made the announcement on its website, adding De Rossi will hold a news conference later Tuesday.The 35-year-old midfielder is expected to play abroad following his final two upcoming matches with Roma at Sassuolo and at home ...

Conte could be the right coach for troubled Inter

Soccer 05/13/19, 17:41

After being heavily linked with Roma and Juventus, Antonio Conte seems destined for Inter Milan if the coach returns to Italian soccer.Italian newspapers have reported Conte has already agreed on a three-year contract with the Nerazzurri to replace current coach Luciano Spalletti at the end of the season.Inter chief executive ...

Inter beats Chievo 2-0 to move closer to Champions League

Soccer 05/13/19, 16:27

Inter Milan took a crucial step towards securing Champions League football by beating 10-man Chievo Verona 2-0 in Serie A on Monday.Inter moved back into third spot in Serie A, a point above Atalanta, which occupies the final Champions League qualifying berth.Crucially, Inter was four points above AC Milan and ...

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