AS Roma Edin Dzeko (right) scores a goal against Juventus during their Italian League match on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Chelsea accused Burnley of time-wasting and playing “anti-football” after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri was sent off before a touchline skirmish marred their frustrating 2-2 draw on Monday. Sarri’s side fell behind to Jeff Hendrick’s fine finish before N’Golo Kante equalised moments later.
Lazio lifted the Coppa Italia for the seventh time on Wednesday after late goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa guided them to a 2-0 final win over Atalanta on a night in Rome dogged by fan violence.
Mauricio Pochettino used to wince when his pressing game was compared with Jurgen Klopp’s but Tottenham and Liverpool share more than just a love of the chase in their recent fight to join Europe’s elite.
Al Jazira head coach Damien Hertog is optimistic his team will produce a much better performance when they face Emirates Club in the Arabian Gulf League. The Pride of Abu Dhabi make the long trip to Ras Al Khaimah for Friday’s clash as they look to register their first triumph in three matches and put their AFC Champions League qualification hopes back on track.
Bawazir slotted a pass off Caio from the left side of the six-yard box into the net to put Sharjah 1-0 up in the 62nd minute. Air Force did try hard to retore the parity with some attacking football but an agile Sharjah goalkeeper Adel Al Hosani put up a brave a front to defy the visitors with some great athletic display.
Veteran defender Seyed Jalal Hosseini scored five minutes before halftime to earn last season’s AFC Champions League finalists Persepolis a 1-0 win over Al Wahda of the UAE in their opening Group E clash in Goa on Wednesday. Persepolis, who lost last
Young Emirati karting star Rashid Al Dhaheri continued his new racing season with a fantastic win at the prestigious World Series Karting Euro Series. The victory adds to his impressive results this season, where Rashid has already won three of the four World
Both Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Chelsea booked their berths in the semi-finals of the Champions League with aggregate 3-2 and 2-1 victories against Bayern Munich and FC Porto respectively on Tuesday. Paris Saint-Germain’s relationship with the Champions