Premier League

Deschamps: Mendy on track for World Cup

France coach Didier Deschamps has offered words of encouragement for Benjamin Mendy in his battle to be fit for the World Cup in Russia.


Wednesday's Champions League matches in Opta numbers

The pick of the Opta numbers offer some intriguing insight into Manchester United's trip to Sevilla and Shakhtar Donetsk's clash with Roma.


Azpilicueta rues Chelsea's luck against Barca

Lionel Messi's away goal gave Barcelona the advantage against Chelsea and Cesar Azpilicueta is hoping for more luck in the return leg.


'Muller can score goals out of nothing'

Thomas Muller is capable of scoring out of nothing, according to Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes.

CONCACAF Champions

Giovinco inspires Toronto in CONCACAF Champions League

Sebastian Giovinco scored and provided an assist as Toronto beat Colorado Rapids in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Ligue 1

Ranieri: I'll quit Nantes if offered Italy job

Nantes boss Claudio Ranieri, 66, is interested in becoming Italy's head coach.


Barcelona are great even without Neymar – Willian

After helping Chelsea to a first-leg draw against Barcelona, attacker Willian talked up the LaLiga leaders.

CAF Champions League

Drogba club spring CAF Champions League surprise

Williamsville Athletic Club, whose board members include Ivory Coast football legend Didier Drogba, became the first surprise winners of the 2018 CAF Champions League on Tuesday.


Conte wants to see out Chelsea contract but has bags packed

Antonio Conte was asked about his future at Chelsea following Tuesday's 1-1 draw against Barcelona in the Champions League.


Messi goal will give Barcelona more space at Camp Nou – Suarez

Lionel Messi's goal will mean Barcelona have more space in the second leg against Chelsea, according to Luis Suarez.


Conte defends 'incredible' Christensen after Barcelona error

Despite the young centre-back handing Barcelona a crucial away goal with a poor pass, Antonio Conte defended Andreas Christensen.


Heynckes remaining grounded after Besiktas thrashing

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes refused to get too carried away following Tuesday's 5-0 victory over 10-man Besiktas.


Valverde: 'Away goal not definitive'

Lionel Messi may have given Barcelona a crucial away goal at Chelsea, but Ernesto Valverde says the last-16 tie remains in the balance.


Conte: 'Chelsea close to perfect'

Lionel Messi's equaliser gave Barcelona a narrow advantage in a Champions League last-16 tie at Chelsea, but Antonio Conte praised his side.


Muller bemoans poor first half

Bayern Munich scored five goals in the first leg of their last-16 tie against Besiktas but two-goal hero Thomas Muller was still not happy.


Championship round-up: Villa slip up against Preston

With Wolves and Cardiff City not in action on Tuesday, Preston North End denied Steve Bruce's Aston Villa a place in the top two.


Fabregas: 'We must attack Barca'

After drawing with Barcelona at Stamford Bridge, Cesc Fabregas says Chelsea have to go to Camp Nou and attack the Catalan giants.


'We scored, which was the important thing'

Andres Iniesta had a few words to say following the 1-1 draw between Chelsea and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge.

Serie A

AC Milan owner says bankruptcy claims are 'fake news'

AC Milan's President and owner, Li Yonghong, has dismissed allegations that he has declared bankruptcy as fake news.


Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Player ratings

We take a look at how the Chelsea and Barcelona players fared in Tuesday night's Champions League last-16 clash between the two sides.

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