Juventus

Ronaldo was signed by Juve to win the Champions League. He’ll need to deliver in second leg vs. Atletico

21/02/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo’s manita gesture went unnoticed on TV in Italy. Subtle and off-camera, the moralising was instead dedicated to Diego Simeone’s celebration of the testicular fortitude Atletico showed in opening the scoring at the Wanda Metropolitano. When journalist Gianluca Di Marzio asked Simeone to explain what some adjudged to be inappropriate and disrespectful behaviour toward […]

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Ronaldo taunts Atletico Madrid: ‘I have five Champions Leagues and Atletico has zero’

21/02/2019

The FC crew answer your tweets on the repercussions if Juventus are knocked out of the UCL by Atleti, the video replays used by VAR and more. Following Atletico Madrid’s opener, ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno saw a Juventus side that appeared ‘flustered and rattled.’ Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo left the Wanda Metropolitano […]

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Atletico Madrid ready to suffer in Turin in return leg against Juventus – Diego Simeone

21/02/2019

Following Atletico Madrid’s opener, ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno saw a Juventus side that appeared ‘flustered and rattled.’ Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said his team had “shown their balls” in beating Juventus 2-0 in Wednesday’s Champions League last 16 first leg, while predicting they would still have to suffer in the return […]

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Atletico spoil Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Madrid Juve’s UCL hopes

21/02/2019

ESPN FC’s Sid Lowe credits Atletico Madrid for showing their mental strength by overcoming the reversed decisions made by VAR. Following Atletico Madrid’s opener, ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno saw a Juventus side that appeared ‘flustered and rattled.’ MADRID — “I’ve got five Champions Leagues, you have none,” was Cristiano Ronaldo’s icy response […]

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Wild Champions League Wednesday The VAR effect vintage Atletico fortunate Man City

21/02/2019

ESPN FC’s Sid Lowe credits Atletico Madrid for showing their mental strength by overcoming the reversed decisions made by VAR. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley believes Manchester City showed another facet of their game by coming from behind in a gritty contest against Schalke. Following Atletico Madrid’s opener, ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno saw […]

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Atletico Madrid vs. Juventus – Football Match Report – February 20, 2019

20/02/2019

Late goals by central defenders Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin earned Atletico Madrid a 2-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League round-of-32 first leg at the Wanda Metropolitano, amid more video assistant referee (VAR) controversy. The tie saw losers of four of the past five finals face off, with both sides renowned for their […]

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Juve's Khedira out for a month due to heart condition

20/02/2019

Atletico Madrid Juventus BT Sport 3 12:00 PM UTC Leg 1 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » PickCenter GameCast Lineups and Stats Feb 20 (Reuters) – Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira will be on the sidelines for a month after having treatment to correct an irregular heartbeat, the Serie A leaders said on […]

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Juventus’ Khedira out for a month after treatment for irregular heartbeat

20/02/2019

Matchday 24 in Serie A saw a plethora of world-class goals, but were any better than Krzysztof Piatek’s no-look volley for Milan? Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal and assisted Paulo Dybala’s screamer to help Juventus rout Frosinone ahead of the first leg against Atletico Madrid. Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira will be on the sidelines for […]

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Atletico boss Simeone explains explicit gesture It took balls to include Costa, Morata

20/02/2019

ESPN FC’s Sid Lowe credits Atletico Madrid for showing their mental strength by overcoming the reversed decisions made by VAR. Following Atletico Madrid’s opener, ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno saw a Juventus side that appeared ‘flustered and rattled.’ Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone said it “took balls” for him to include Diego Costa […]

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Juventus’ twin towers of Ronaldo, Mandzukic to provide a unique test for Atletico’s stingy defence

19/02/2019

With two aerial specialists in Mario Mandzukic and Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus are a bit of a throwback and present a unique challenge to any defence. It might not provide the most enthralling technical football of the Champions League round of 16, but there’s something wonderfully intriguing about the tie between Atletico Madrid and Juventus, the […]

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Juventus’ Sami Khedira misses Atletico Madrid trip to undergo heart tests

19/02/2019

Matchday 24 in Serie A saw a plethora of world-class goals, but were any better than Krzysztof Piatek’s no-look volley for Milan? Dan Thomas and Craig Burley make their picks for the first legs of this week’s Champions League, including Liverpool-Bayern and Atletico-Juventus. Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has stayed in Turin to undergo tests on […]

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Juventus’ Icardi interest ‘out of order’ – Inter’s Marotta

19/02/2019

Gab Marcotti explains the latest on Mauro Icardi’s strained relationship with Inter, and dives into why some clubs might be hesitant to bring on the 25-year-old striker. With Mauro Icardi watching from the stands, Inter got the better of Sampdoria in a wild match that saw three goals scored in five minutes. ESPN FC’s Julien […]

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Ronaldo filled void left by Buffon at Juventus – Chiellini

19/02/2019

Matchday 24 in Serie A saw a plethora of world-class goals, but were any better than Krzysztof Piatek’s no-look volley for Milan? Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal and assisted Paulo Dybala’s screamer to help Juventus rout Frosinone ahead of the first leg against Atletico Madrid. Italian Serie A: Leonardo Bonucci (17′) Juventus 2-0 Frosinone Italian […]

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Transfer Talk Man United ready moves for Inter’s Icardi Juventus’ Dybala

17/02/2019

ESPN FC’s Julien Laurens shares the latest on Mauro Icardi’s ongoing feud with Inter, which could see the Argentinian star depart the club. The transfer window for Europe’s biggest clubs is closed, but click here for all the deals and keep track of who has joined the big boys. And Transfer Talk will continue to […]

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Juventus vs. Frosinone – Football Match Report – February 15, 2019

15/02/2019

Serie A leaders Juventus made light work of Frosinone as they scored twice in the first 20 minutes on the way to a 3-0 win over the relegation-threatened side on Friday. Paulo Dybala fired Juventus ahead after six minutes with a shot from the edge of the penalty area and defender Leonardo Bonucci, returning from […]

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Chelsea confident over lowering €36m fee for Juve’s Higuain sources

14/02/2019

Maurizio Sarri feels Gonzalo Higuain’s expansive professional experience will allow him to adapt to the Premier League very quickly. LONDON — Chelsea are confident that Juventus will sell Gonzalo Higuain for less than the agreed price of €36 million if they decide to make the striker’s loan deal permanent at the end of the season, […]

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Why Ramsey’s a big risk or even reckless for Juventus at 250,000 or 400,000 a week

12/02/2019

On Monday, Juventus officially confirmed the signing of Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey as a free agent from July 1, 2019. Ramsey issued his own, understandably emotional, statement via Twitter. (Arsenal were somewhat less effusive.) Everybody knew it was coming but what most did not expect was the number reported by the BBC on Monday evening. They […]

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Juventus sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey on four-year deal

12/02/2019

In an exclusive to ESPN FC, former Liverpool and Juve striker Ian Rush says Aaron Ramsey must go into Juventus thinking he’s the best player in the world to succeed. Wales manager Ryan Giggs expects to see an improved Aaron Ramsey if he seals a move from Arsenal to Juventus. Arsenal boss Unai Emery insists […]

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LIVE Transfer Talk Madrid look to pounce on Dybala’s unhappiness at Juve

12/02/2019

In an exclusive to ESPN FC, former Liverpool and Juve striker Ian Rush says Aaron Ramsey must go into Juventus thinking he’s the best player in the world to succeed. Wales manager Ryan Giggs expects to see an improved Aaron Ramsey if he seals a move from Arsenal to Juventus. The transfer window for Europe’s […]

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Juventus Allegri Dybala going nowhere – director Paratici

12/02/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his league-leading 18th goal of the season and provided an assist to cap off Juve’s emphatic win at Sassuolo. Serie A: Emre Can (85′) Sassuolo 0-3 Juventus Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo (70′) Sassuolo 0-2 Juventus Serie A: Sami Khedira (23′) Sassuolo 0-1 Juventus Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri and forward Paulo Dybala will not […]

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