After the intense Champions League group stage, the teams that qualified for the knockout stage will find out their fate in the Round of 16 next week. There are a few notable absentees from the lottery, with a few surprising additions taking their place. Here’s everything you need to know about the lottery. When and where is the Champions League round of 16 draw? The draw for the Round of 16 will take place at 11 AM GMT (12 PM CET, 6 AM EST) on Monday, 7 November. The UEFA…Read More
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Who can get out and out of the Champions League this week?
Teams reached the halfway point in the Champions League group stage after each played three matches at their tables. Some are stronger than others, and there’s still plenty to play for as we progress toward figuring out the ultimate winners and losers for each group. However, there are teams that can qualify for the knockout stages of the competition if certain results occur during the evening of Tuesday and Wednesday. Athletic took a look at who could qualify and exit the Champions League group stage this week. Group A Napoli…Read More
Juventus and Allegri’s struggles continue as Spalletti and Gasperini take center stage
A different coach has won the Serie A in each of the past four years. A different team has been crowned champions in each of the past three seasons. On the other hand, this is a reminder of Italy’s deep strength in the artistic field. On the other hand, it highlights the renewed domestic competitiveness. Serie A is down to the last day in May, and I look at the table now, I can’t be the only one scratching my head, thinking who’s going to celebrate the Scudetto in June.…Read More
Explanation: Why the Premier League and UEFA renewed the fight in Luxembourg
Remember the European Premier League? The incredibly controversial competition was established 451 days ago, on April 18, 2021, with 12 European clubs – dubbed by critics as Dirty Dozen – announcing their intention to form a “new midweek competition” outside of UEFA’s purview. But the plot failed after only 72 hours, as it exploded spectacularly in the faces of its architects, as criticism poured in from politicians, broadcasters, pundits, coaches, players and even Prince William, the future King of the United Kingdom. The repercussions of the sudden demise of short-lived…Read More