Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane revealed it was Gareth Bale, who chose not to play against Bayern Munich in friendly. Reuters
The Argentine gave Courtois no chance with a shot on his left foot from 20 yards out that arrowed into the corner.
Chelsea fear it may be a parting gift, but should Wednesday’s Europa League final be Eden Hazard’s last game for the club, the Belgian is determined to go out on a high.
NYON: Last season’s semifinalist Ajax will start their Champions League campaign against unbeaten Greek title winner PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round, after the draw was made on Monday. Four-time European champion Ajax began in the second preliminary round last July and was one minute
A confident Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will look to extend their winning streak against a depleted Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their second match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Sharjah on Tuesday.
World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to lift his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 for a record 36th ATP Masters crown.
Andrea Pirlo got his coaching career off to a winning start as Juventus launched their bid for a 10th consecutive league title with a 3-0 win over Sampdoria on Sunday.