Zlatan dominates Milan derby; Lozano remains red-hot for Napoli

A roundup of all of the weekend’s action in Serie A, where Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored both goals for AC Milan in the Milan derby and Hirving Lozano scored two more goals in... Read more »

Reluctant travellers Dortmund set to play makeshift defence at Lazio

Lucien Favre admitted on Monday that Borussia Dortmund are heading to Rome reluctantly as he looks to deploy a makeshift defence against Lazio in the Champions League. Dortmund coach Favre expressed his... Read more »

Madrid and Barca’s travails, Milan’s revival: European football talking points

The struggles of Barcelona and Real Madrid do not augur well ahead of the Clasico, while there are unfamiliar league leaders across Europe as Covid-19 brings more disruption. AFP Sport rounds up... Read more »

‘Maestro’ Pirlo faces mentor Lucescu in Champions League opener

Andrea Pirlo takes his first managerial steps in the Champions League at Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday, a game which pits the fledgling Juventus coach against his vastly experienced former mentor Mircea Lucescu.... Read more »

Sassuolo move second in Serie A, Dzeko lifts five-goal Roma

Sassuolo moved second in Serie A on Sunday behind leaders AC Milan after a thrilling 4-3 win at Bologna as Roma also staged a 5-2 comeback against promoted Benevento. Roberto de Zerbi’s... Read more »

Sassuolo up to second in Serie A after seven-goal Bologna thriller

Sassuolo moved to second place in Serie A on Sunday behind leaders AC Milan after a thrilling 4-3 comeback win at Bologna. Roberto de Zerbi’s side had been trailing 3-1 after an... Read more »

Champions League storylines to watch

The Champions League group stage kicks off on Tuesday with Bayern Munich beginning their defence of the trophy won in Lisbon in August. AFP Sport picks out some of the storylines to... Read more »

Ibrahimovic double pulls AC Milan top, 10-man Juve held at Crotone

Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice in his first match back from coronavirus on Saturday as AC Milan beat city rivals Inter Milan 2-1 to take top spot in Serie A ahead of Atalanta... Read more »

Ibrahimovic in doubt for Milan derby after new positive virus test

Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks likely to miss the Milan derby this month after his club AC Milan announced Thursday that the veteran Swede had again tested positive for coronavirus. Ibrahimovic, who went into... Read more »

Higuain leaves Juve quarantine to return to Argentina

Milan (AFP) – Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has left the team’s quarantine and returned home to Argentina, according to multiple reports in Italy on Thursday. The 32-year-old international had been in isolation... Read more »