Champions League: previews for the big matches this week

Form guide, fitness news and facts on Inter v Spurs, Liverpool v PSG, Manchester City v Lyon and Real Madrid v RomaBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredTottenham’s two previous trips to San Siro have been eventful to say the least. Eight years have passed s…

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Ronaldo and Costa steal limelight as Dimarco downs parent club Inter | Paolo Bandini

Inter began this season billed as the team most likely to deny Juve another Scudetto, but things already look gloomyCristiano Ronaldo’s first Serie A goal arrived right on schedule. Granted, it might not have felt that way to the Juventus supporters wh…

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores first goals for Juventus since move from Real Madrid

• Portuguese forward netted twice in 2-1 win over Sassuolo• Douglas Costa sent off for spitting in the face of opponentCristiano Ronaldo scored his first Juventus goals as the defending Serie A champions extended their 100 per cent start to the season …

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European roundup: Inter loanee stuns parent club while Real Madrid held

Federico Dimarco screamer secures Parma a shock winArsenal loanee Reiss Nelson scores on Bundesliga debutThree years after going bankrupt Parma returned to winning ways in Serie A with a shock 1-0 win over Internazionale at San Siro thanks to a spectac…

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Milan hopeful Ivan Gazidis will leave Arsenal to join as chief executive

• Milan believe agreement close after positive contacts• Arsenal will try to persuade Gazidis to stayMilan are hopeful that Ivan Gazidis will leave his role as Arsenal’s chief executive to take up the same position at San Siro.Gazidis has been identifi…

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Quagliarella caps bad night for Napoli as Juventus set Serie A pace | Paolo Bandini

Never before in this era of domestic domination have they established sole possession of first place so early in a campaignTime to release the confetti, pass out the champagne and discover what clunky social media pun Juventus have planned to follow on…

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Juventus win but no goal for Cristiano Ronaldo while Real Madrid hit four

• Karim Benzema scores twice as Real beat Leganés• Juventus maintain 100% start with 2-1 win over ParmaKarim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid maintained their perfect start to the La Liga season with a 4-1 victory over Leganés at the Bernabéu. After…

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Moussa Dembélé leaves Celtic for Lyon in €22m deal after training ground row

The Celtic striker got his deadline-day move after being asked to leave training by Brendan Rodgers, while Aston Villa signed Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham on loan 11.22pm BST Celtic striker Moussa Dembélé provided the main drama on deadline day in Scotland,…

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The Serie A team of the 1990s

The Gentleman Ultra’s readers and writers have picked a best XI for Serie A in the 1990s. Do you agree with their choices?During a recent Bank Holiday clear out, The Gentleman Ultra writer Martin Dunlop discovered his stash of old Calcio Italia magazin…

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Carlo Ancelotti shreds the Napoli narrative with comeback win over Milan

Napoli were supposed to be a team lost without the leadership of Maurizio Sarri but there 3-2 win suggests there could be a different tale to tell this seasonMaurizio Sarri can have few regrets over his decision to swap Serie A for the Premier League. …

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