Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini said that their high confidence is going to be crucial in the tie against Sassuolo. File / 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.
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series returned with a bang on Thursday with five of the eight men’s matches on day one of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019 decided
In a pulsating Gulf Cup of Nations first semi-final at the Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium in Doha on Thursday that went down to the wire, Bahrain overcame Iraq 5-3 in the tie-breaker,
Atletico Madrid’s seemingly unshakeable position as Spain’s third force has come under threat following a slide in form and they desperately need to get their season back on track