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  • Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema likely to be fit for Juventus clash: Carlo Ancelotti 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    Holders Real Madrid are likely to have forwards Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema back for next week's Champions League semi-final first leg at Juventus, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday. Wales winger Bale has been sidelined by a calf injury for just over a week, while France striker Benzema has not...
  • Juventus beaten 2-1 by Torino in derby marred by violence Yesterday

    Rome: Juventus was prevented from clinching a fourth consecutive Serie A title with a 2-1 loss at Torino on Sunday in a derby marred by fan violence. After Andrea Pirlo put Juventus ahead with a free kick 35 minutes in, fellow Italy international Matteo Darmian equalized just before halftime and former...
  • Juventus has a couple of canine options for Luis Suarez if needed 5 days ago

    Milan: Juventus has a couple of canine solutions to keep Luis Suarez and his biting at bay if it draws Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals. During an interview with Sky Italia TV late Wednesday, a studio member suggested to goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon that he bring a dog muzzle. Laughing, Buffon then...
  • Massimiliano Allegri exceeds expectations at Juventus 5 days ago

    When Massimiliano Allegri arrived in Turin last July, Juventus ownership had set two goals for him -- win a fourth straight "Scudetto" and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. The former AC Milan manager is set to do much better as Juve hold a 15-point lead in Serie A with seven games...
  • Champions League: We're ugly but efficient, says Patrice Evra 5 days ago

    Under pressure to beat an inexperienced Monaco side and end a 12-year absence from the Champions League semi-finals, Juventus did what they do best and qualified in typical Italian style-playing ugly. After a 1-0 home win in the quarter-final, first leg, the Bianconeri held firm for the goalless stalemate that ensured...
  • Juventus into Champions League semis with 1-0 aggregate win at Monaco 5 days ago

    Monaco: A trademark display of grit and resilience earned Juventus a goalless draw at Monaco as the Italian side qualified for the Champions League semi-finals for the first time since 2003 with a 1-0 aggregate victory on Wednesday. Juve, the first Italian team to reach the last four of Europe's...
  • Monaco captain Jeremy Toulalan back to squad for Juventus game 6 days ago

    Paris: Monaco captain Jeremy Toulalan has been included in the squad to face Juventus at home in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg. The 31-year-old, who just extended his contract to June 2017 with the principle club over ten days ago, missed the first leg last Tuesday, a 1-0 Juve victory...
  • Juventus ready to end Italy's Champions League semis drought 6 days ago

    On Monaco's sun-kissed shores, Juventus can prove Italian football isn't on their deathbed. The first decade of this millennium was one of Italian glory. Between them, Milan's teams - AC and Inter - won the Champions League three times. Only Spain, with three titles from Real Madrid and Barcelona, did as...
  • Serie A leader Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 April 19, 2015

    Milan: Runaway leader Juventus took another important step towards the Serie A title as they eased to a 2-0 win over second-place Lazio on Saturday. Carlos Tevez scored a league-leading 18th goal, and Leonardo Bonucci added the second within 29 minutes at Juventus Stadium, blowing away Lazio's hopes of a ninth...
  • Rusty Andrea Pirlo still makes the difference for Juventus April 15, 2015

    Turin: Even at 35 and playing his first game in seven weeks, Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo made the difference in their 1-0 win over Monaco on Tuesday. Coach Massimiliano Allegri took a calculated risk by thrusting the bearded midfielder into the Champions League quarter-final first leg tie for his comeback after...
  • Champions League: Arturo Vidal scores in Juventus' 1-0 win over Monaco April 15, 2015

    Turin: Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal smashed home a second-half penalty to earn a 1-0 win at home to Monaco in an absorbing Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday, leaving the tie on a knife-edge. Vidal, who has missed two penalties this season, held his nerve and fired into the roof...
  • Juventus against Monaco could be boring, warns Massimiliano Allegri April 14, 2015

    Turin: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is expecting a "boring" match against AS Monaco in the Champions League on Tuesday, believing that both sides will adopt a cautious approach. "Our target is to get through this round and reach the semi-finals, and if we qualify 1-0 or 1-1 (on aggregate), that's all...
  • Champions League: Juventus look to send out a message against Monaco April 14, 2015

    Milan: Two-time European champions Juventus are beginning to emerge as a force on the international stage once again. A spot in the Champions League semi-finals for the first time since 2003 would go a long way to reinforce that notion. Juventus will face Monaco on Tuesday in the first leg of...
  • Lazio chasing Roma for 2nd place in Italian league April 11, 2015

    Milan: Heading into the final months of the season, Lazio are riding a seven-match winning streak in Serie A as they gear up to play the Italian Cup final. Although still in third place, Lazio have closed the gap on second-place Roma to only one point and will face Juventus in...
  • Roma beat Napoli; Juventus, AC Milan win in Serie A April 5, 2015

    Rome: Roma ended their four-month winless streak at home with a 1-0 victory over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, while Lazio kept up the pressure on their city rival with a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari. In the late match, Carlos Tevez struck again to help runaway leader Juventus beat...
  • Roma face-off Napoli amidst tight security April 4, 2015

    Security will be tight Saturday for Napoli's first visit to Roma since a fan of the southern club died following a shooting before last season's Italian Cup final. Residents of the entire Campania region that includes Naples have been barred from buying tickets for the match and 1,000 police officers have...
  • Juventus down Genoa to maintain 14-point lead in Serie A March 23, 2015

    Rome: Carlos Tevez scored the sole goal to help Juventus beat Genoa 1-0 and extend their 14-point advantage over Roma in Italian Serie A on Sunday. The second placed Roma also snatched a 1-0 victory at Cesena to avoid being taken over by third placed Lazio, who are just one point...
  • In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to 1-0 victory over Genoa March 22, 2015

    Juventus striker Carlos Tevez scored a magnificent first-half goal, and later missed a penalty, as the runaway Serie A leaders won 1-0 win at home to mid-table Genoa on Sunday. Juve's third straight victory by the same scoreline puts them 17 points clear with 10 games left before second-placed AS Roma...
  • AC Milan beat Cagliari 3-1 for 1st win in four Serie A matches March 22, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan beat relegation-threatened Cagliari 3-1 to end a run of three matches without a victory in Serie A on Saturday. However, there were few fans present to witness the victory, with the Milan 'ultras' calling a strike to protest poor results, leaving the stands mainly empty apart from...
  • Real Madrid face Atletico, Barcelona get PSG in Champions League quarters March 20, 2015

    Atletico Madrid were handed a chance to avenge last season's Champions League final defeat by city rivals and record 10-times winners Real after the two sides were drawn together in the last eight on Friday. Paris St Germain and Barcelona were paired together having met in the group stage, with the...
  • Juventus midfielder Pogba out for at least two months: reports March 20, 2015

    Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will be out for at least eight weeks because of a hamstring injury, Sky Sports Italia reported on Thursday. The French international went off in the 26th minute of Wednesday's 3-0 Champions League last-16 second leg victory over Borussia Dortmund, a win that took Juve through 5-1...
  • Juventus beat Borussia Dortmund to advance in Champions League March 19, 2015

    Carlos Tevez scored two and set up another as Juventus beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 away to reach the Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-1 aggregate victory on Wednesday. Tevez opened the scoring in the third minute when he let fly with a thunderous shot from around 20 meters (yards) into the...
  • Borussia Dortmund out to end losing home record against Juventus March 17, 2015

    Berlin: Goals haven't come easy for Borussia Dortmund lately, and wins over Juventus at home are ever rarer. The German team hosts Juventus on Wednesday in the Champions League trailing 2-1 from the first leg. If Dortmund can win 1-0, the 2013 finalists will advance to the quarter-finals on away goals....
  • Serie A: Alvaro Morata strike inches Juventus closer to title March 15, 2015

    Rome: Juventus substitute Alvaro Morata only needed ten minutes and one superb strike in Palermo on Saturday to fire the champions to a 1-0 win, a 14-point lead in Serie A and another step closer to a seemingly inevitable 31st Scudetto. Juve's first triumph away from home in over two months...
  • Serie A: Lazio and Napoli looking to close in on second-placed Roma March 14, 2015

    Milan: It was not so long ago that Roma was aiming to catch Juventus at the top of the Serie A table. Now Rudi Garcia's men are looking over their shoulders as Lazio and Napoli threaten to take over second spot. Napoli missed the chance to close the gap to Roma...
  • Serie A: Paul Pogba goal sends Juventus 11 points clear March 10, 2015

    Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba scored a sublime goal to break Sassuolo's determined resistance and give his side a 1-0 win which sent them 11 points clear at the top of Serie A and closer to a fourth successive title on Monday. Veteran striker Miroslav Klose helped himself to two goals as...
  • Mohamed Salah leads Fiorentina to 2-1 win at Juventus in Italian Cup semis March 6, 2015

    Turin: Raising his tally to six goals in seven matches since arriving on loan from Chelsea, Mohamed Salah scored twice and Fiorentina won 2-1 at Juventus in the opening leg of the Italian Cup semi-finals on Thursday. Juventus suffered their first loss at home since falling to Bayern Munich nearly two...
  • Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let Roma off the hook March 3, 2015

    Rome: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left the Stadio Olimpico pitch in angry mood after seeing his team squander a one-goal lead against 10 men in their 1-1 draw at AS Roma on Monday. Juventus were poised to open up a 12-point lead over their opponents at the top of Serie A...
  • Ten-man Roma salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus in Serie A March 3, 2015

    Rome: Ten-man Roma scored a late equalizer to salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus on Monday and keep alive their faint Serie A title hopes. Former Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita headed in following a free kick in the 78th minute at the Stadio Olimpico after Carlos Tevez had given Juventus the...
  • Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo out for three weeks - reports February 26, 2015

    Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo will be out for three weeks after suffering a right calf muscle strain, Sky Sports Italia reported on Thursday. The 35-year-old went off injured in the 37th minute of Juve's 2-1 Champions League last 16, first leg victory over Borussia Dortmund in Turin on Tuesday. Pirlo will miss...