Fernando Llorente

  • Juventus finish with win; Osasuna relegated May 19, 2014

    The football leagues in Spain and Italy both wrapped up their seasons on Sunday, with some relegation places and spots in European competitions still to be decided. Juventus made sure to finish their title-winning campaign with a perfect home record, while a railing collapse during Osasuna's game in the Spanish league...
  • Juventus close in on third straight title with win over Udinese in Serie A April 15, 2014

    Two goals in 10 first half minutes from Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente were enough for Juventus to close in on their third straight Serie A title with a 2-0 stroll at Udinese on Monday. The win sent them eight points clear of AS Roma at the top on 87 points...
  • Juventus, Benfica, AZ into Europa League quarters March 21, 2014

    Andrea Pirlo scored on a free kick in the 71st minute, giving Juventus a 1-0 victory at Italian rival Fiorentina on Thursday night and a berth in the Europa League quarter-finals with a 2-1 aggregate win. Pirlo scored after Gonzalo Rodríguez pulled down Fernando Llorente at the edge of the penalty...
  • Juventus show dominance with 2-0 win at AC Milan March 3, 2014

    Rome: Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez scored either side of half-time as Juventus asserted their dominance in Serie A with a 2-0 win at AC Milan on Sunday. Striding toward their third consecutive title, the victory moved Juventus 11 points ahead of second-place Roma. "Only a tank could stop Juventus," new...
  • Juventus extend Serie A lead after Roma drop points December 2, 2013

    Milan: Fernando Llorente scored a stoppage-time winner to help Juventus snatch a 1-0 win over Udinese and stretch their lead at the top of the Italian league to three points after Roma drew 1-1 at Atalanta. Roma also needed a late goal as Kevin Strootman scored in the final minute...
  • Juventus beat Livorno 2-0 to move top of Serie A November 25, 2013

    Milan: Juventus eased to a 2-0 win at Livorno on Sunday to provisionally take over the top spot in Serie A, while Fiorentina fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat at Udinese. Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez scored in the second half for Juventus. The two time-defending champion moved two points above...
  • Juventus thrash Napoli 3-0 to close gap on top in Serie A November 11, 2013

    Milan: Juventus beat Napoli 3-0 to take advantage of another slip up by Roma and close the gap on the Serie A leader to one point on Sunday. Earlier, Roma was held to a 1-1 draw at home by lowly Sassuolo after conceding a last-minute equalizer, while AC Milan's struggles...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday July 1, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Arsenal interested in signing Fernando Torres? After letting the likes of Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas and Robin van Persie go, Arsene Wenger is hunting for a superstar and...
  • Fernando Llorente set to join Juventus July 1, 2013

    Rome: Spanish striker Fernando Llorente is scheduled to arrive in Turin on Monday to join Juventus as a free agent, the Italian Serie A football champions said. The 28-year-old Llorente scored 85 goals from 262 Liga games over eight seasons with Spanish club Athletic Bilbao. Llorente is Juventus' second new striker after...
  • Espanyol beat Getafe 2-0 for third successive win April 22, 2013

    Barcelona: Espanyol beat nine-man Getafe 2-0 for their third straight away victory in the Spanish league on Sunday. Joan Verdu finished off a well-orchestrated passing combination by his team culminating in Sergio Garcia's chested assist for the midfielder to volley home in the 37th minute. Getafe was decimated by Borja Fernandez's...
  • Athletic Bilbao striker Llorente to join Juventus January 22, 2013

    Madrid: Juventus are close to signing Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente, the Serie A reigning champion's director general Giuseppe Marotta confirmed Tuesday. "We are not hiding. We are interested in Llorente and have included Athletic Bilbao in the negotiations," Marotta said, reports Xinhua. "I am optimistic about a rather quick settlement of...
  • Deportivo beat Malaga 1-0 for 1st win in 2 months January 6, 2013

    Barcelona: Deportivo La Coruna beat visiting Malaga 1-0 thanks to Luis "Pizzi" Afonso's second-half goal, giving new coach Domingos Paciencia a victorious debut in the Spanish league on Saturday. Deportivo's first win in over two months was only their third in 18 rounds. But it was good enough to pull...
  • Copa del Rey: Bilbao held by Eibar, Sevilla win November 2, 2012

    Barcelona: Struggling in the Spanish league and the Europa League, Athletic Bilbao were fortunate to escape with a 0-0 draw from their visit to third-division Eibar in the fourth round of the Copa del Rey on Thursday. Fernando Llorente made his first start of the season for Bilbao since refusing...
  • Llorente scores in return for Athletic Bilbao September 17, 2012

    Barcelona: Fernando Llorente played for Athletic Bilbao for the first time this season and added a goal to Aritz Aduriz's double to help secure a 3-3 draw at 10-man Espanyol in the Spanish league on Sunday. Llorente had not played through the first three rounds after telling his boyhood club he...
  • Fernando Llorente to leave Athletic Bilbao August 13, 2012

    Madrid: Athletic Bilbao's Spain striker Fernando Llorente has told the La Liga club he does not want to extend his contract beyond the end of the coming season, president Josu Urrutia said on Monday. Urrutia admitted the 27-year-old's decision, which means he will almost certainly leave before the transfer window closes...