An increasingly confident Sweden is relishing the prospect of a World Cup quarterfinal clash against England after displaying the best of its battling qualities in a 1-0 win over Switzerland in Tuesday’s Round of 16 tie.
Massimiliano Allegri warned Juventus can kiss its Serie A dominance goodbye if Bianconeri regularly turns in the kind of performance that saw its long unbeaten run at home ended by a 2-1 defeat to Lazio.
It could have been better for Barcelona and it could have been worse. In the end, a 1-1 draw away to Atletico Madrid sees the Catalans' 100 percent record in La Liga end, but does ensure they remain five points clear of Real Madrid in the Primera Division. All thanks to Luis Suarez.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo wants the club’s fans to avoid turning Saturday’s game with Barcelona into a political demonstration following weeks of rising tensions between the Spanish government and Catalonia.
Persian Gulf Pro League runner-up Esteghlal of Tehran depleted by injured and banned players went out of the 2017 AFC Champions League after suffering its heaviest defeat in the history of the competition at the hands of UAE’s Al Ain.