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Ronaldo on whether he will stay at Juventus next season: ‘1,000 percent’

20/04/2019

Juventus were often second-best against Fiorentina, but the Bianconeri did enough to clinch their eighth straight Serie A title and 35th overall. Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus celebrate their record eighth straight Serie A title after beating Fiorentina. Italian Serie A: German Pezzella own goal (53′) Juventus 2-1 Fiorentina Cristiano Ronaldo has said it is “1,000 […]

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Juventus vs. Fiorentina – Football Match Report – April 20, 2019

20/04/2019

Juventus clinched an eighth-consecutive Serie A title with a 2-1 victory over Fiorentina, as they came from behind following a below-par first half. The Bianconeri had been heavy favourites to win the title this season following the signing of Ronaldo in the summer and it appeared a matter of when rather than if as they […]

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Power Rankings Barcelona Liverpool remain on top Ajax climb Juventus fall

19/04/2019

ESPN FC’s Sid Lowe makes the case that Liverpool’s attacking prowess could have the potential to overwhelm Barcelona in the Champions League semis. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley believes Tottenham and Ajax will be the tie of the round, after both sides reached the semifinals in dramatic fashion. The ESPN FC panel say Lionel Messi alone […]

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Ronaldo the ‘future of Juventus’ not leaving after Champions League exit – Allegri

19/04/2019

Ajax reached their first UCL semifinal in more than 20 years by beating Juventus, while Barcelona proved too much for Man United. Gab Marcotti examines where things went wrong for Juventus and where the blame lies following their second-leg defeat against Ajax. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley credits Ajax for teaching Juventus a footballing lesson over […]

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Juventus shares plummet following Champions League failure

18/04/2019

Ajax reached their first UCL semifinal in more than 20 years by beating Juventus, while Barcelona proved too much for Man United. Gab Marcotti examines where things went wrong for Juventus and where the blame lies following their second-leg defeat against Ajax. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley credits Ajax for teaching Juventus a footballing lesson over […]

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Juventus have been in danger of collapse all season long. Against Ajax it happened

17/04/2019

ESPN FC’s Craig Burley credits Ajax for teaching Juventus a footballing lesson over two legs in their Champions League quarterfinal tie. Imagine a warning light flashing on your dashboard as you speed down the highway. You know it’s there. You know it’s potentially important but no matter what you do, no matter what tweaks you […]

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Massimiliano Allegri: ‘I will remain at Juventus next season’

16/04/2019

Gab Marcotti examines where things went wrong for Juventus and where the blame lies following their second leg defeat against Ajax. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley credits Ajax for teaching Juventus a footballing lesson over two legs in their Champions League quarterfinal tie. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri dismissed speculation about his future following their Champions League […]

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Ajax’s ideals triumph over riches of Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo

16/04/2019

TURIN, Italy — It turns out Cristiano Ronaldo is not enough. The Portuguese scored in both legs of Juventus’ Champions League quarterfinal against Ajax. He put the Bianconeri in front at the Allianz Stadium on Tuesday. They wouldn’t even be here without his face-saving hat trick against Atletico Madrid in the round of 16. The […]

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Juventus vs. Ajax Amsterdam – Football Match Report – April 16, 2019

16/04/2019

Ajax Amsterdam followed up their elimination of Real Madrid by producing a spell-binding display of inventive, passing football to win 2-1 away to Juventus on Tuesday and end the Serie A team’s dreams of winning the Champions League. Ajax’s 19-year-old captain Matthijs de Ligt headed the winner from the corner in the 67th minute of […]

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Champions League quarterfinal second legs: predictions and key battles

15/04/2019

Barcelona will take a one-goal advantage back to the Camp Nou, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his return in a 1-1 draw with Ajax. Tottenham stole a late winner despite losing Harry Kane to injury, while Liverpool outmatched Porto at Anfield. Craig Burley doesn’t see a way back for Manchester United, even though they limited […]

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Weekend numbers: Paul Pogba’s best-ever season, Raheem Sterling’s magic touch

15/04/2019

The race for the 2018-19 Premier League crown promises to go down to the proverbial wire. A Raheem Sterling brace set up Manchester City’s 3-1 win over Crystal Palace, Liverpool responded with a thrilling 2-0 defeat of Chelsea at Anfield. Brilliant stuff. Lower down in the table, Manchester United eked out a 2-1 win over […]

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54 weapon-wielding Ajax fans to be escorted out of Italy

15/04/2019

ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Mark Donaldson square off in predicting who will advance to the Champions League semifinals. Frenkie De Jong left with an apparent hamstring injury and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar added a hat trick in Ajax’s win over Excelsior. Our ESPN FC crew discuss whether Ajax can knock off another European giant away from […]

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SPAL vs. Juventus – Football Match Report – April 13, 2019

13/04/2019

Juventus squandered the chance to win Serie A on Saturday following a surprise defeat to SPAL. ISABELLA BONOTTO/AFP/Getty Images Juventus were denied the chance of winning Serie A for a record eighth time in a row on Saturday, following a shock 2-1 defeat at relegation-threatened SPAL. Kevin Bonifazi and Sergio Floccari struck as SPAL completed a […]

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Ronaldo won’t play in Juventus’ potential title clincher – Allegri

12/04/2019

Our ESPN FC crew discuss whether Ajax can knock off another European giant away from home following their 1-1 draw with Juventus at home. Juventus boss Massiliano Allegri has said Cristiano Ronaldo is unlikely to feature in Saturday’s clash at SPAL, where victory would see them crowned Serie A champions for an eighth consecutive season. […]

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Solskjaer formation fail Guardiola’s strange changes among UCL first-leg talking points

11/04/2019

Barcelona will take a one-goal advantage back to the Camp Nou, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his return in a 1-1 draw with Ajax. Tottenham stole a late winner despite losing Harry Kane to injury, while Liverpool outmatched Porto at Anfield. Craig Burley doesn’t see a way back for Manchester United, even though they limited […]

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Ajax add substance to style vs. Juventus to raise hopes of UCL upset

10/04/2019

Johan Cruyff famously once remarked: “Italians can’t beat us, but we can certainly lose against them.” It summed up the clash of footballing cultures at the time. His Ajax and Barcelona teams could outplay their Serie A counterparts but give up one chance, allow one counter, make one mistake and expect to be punished. Cruyff’s […]

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Ajax Amsterdam vs. Juventus – Football Match Report – April 10, 2019

10/04/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo scored as Juventus drew 1-1 at Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal tie on Wednesday. Scenes outside of the Amsterdam Arena made headlines before the match as local police arrested more than 100 Juventus supporters and sprayed fans of both clubs with water cannons to prevent what they called […]

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Ronaldo in Juventus’ Champions League squad to face Ajax but Chiellini Can are out

09/04/2019

ESPN FC’s Matteo Bonetti examines Milan’s recent struggles and slams the referee for not awarding the Rossoneri a penalty in their loss at Juventus. Juventus are a win away from the Serie A title after teenage sensation Moise Kean’s winner against Milan, who are now winless in four matches. Italian Serie A: Moise Kean (84′) […]

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Weekend numbers: Lionel Messi 335, Mo Salah 50, Robert Lewandowski 200

08/04/2019

Manchester City’s pursuit of an unprecedented quadruple is entering its final leg — they strolled to a 1-0 win over Brighton to book a place in the FA Cup final. Joining them there are Watford, who staged a remarkable comeback from 2-0 down to win their semifinal against Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 in extra time. In the Premier […]

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Juventus vs. AC Milan – Football Match Report – April 6, 2019

06/04/2019

Teenage striker Moise Kean struck again to give Juventus a late 2-1 win over AC Milan after their opponents had taken the lead and dominated most of the match on Saturday. Juve’s win moved them 21 points clear at the top of Serie A and means they will wrap up an eighth successive Serie A […]

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