Juventus president Andrea Agnelli (left) and coach Andrea Pirlo talk on the sidelines of a training session. Reuters
The five-time European champions will face either Liverpool or Porto in the last four in their first appearance at the stage of the competition since 2015.
Damage limitation, and a fifth consecutive Copa del Rey, will be the prize if Barcelona beat Valencia on Saturday as their rejuvenated opponents eye a final flourish to their remarkable comeback season.
Maurizio Sarri’s first game on the Juventus bench was an unremarkable affair — a goalless draw against Fiorentina at the weekend failing to set the tone before the Italian giants launch
Alvaro Morata is finding his best form at the right time for Juventus. Morata had not scored in the league since December and was sidelined recently with illness but the Juventus forward has scored three times in his last two matches -- including in Saturday’s 3-1
The former welterweight world champion, who retired with an unbeaten 50-0 record, was preparing to fight Moore last week before the UAE went into mourning for the death of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa.
Football's governing body FIFA made history on Thursday by selecting Japan's Yamashita alongside Stephanie Frappart of France and Rwanda's Salima Mukansanga on a list of 36 referees for the World Cup.
The championship will be held under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and organised by Sharjah Cultural & Chess Club.