Juventus inflicted a first Serie A defeat of the season on the league leaders Milan as Federico Chiesa’s double led the Italian champions to an exhilarating 3-1 win at San Siro on Wednesday.Chiesa fired home a superb opener before Davide Calabria equalised for Milan at the end of an
Did Federico Chiesa take some tips from his father before Juventus’s visit to Milan? Enrico scored goals everywhere he went in his career, but lining up against the Rossoneri always seemed to draw out something extra: the red-and-black flag to his bull.
He punctured them 17 times in 24 encounters
37 mins: Calabria threads the ball through a thicket of players to Hernandez, running into the penalty area, but he can’t control it and Juventus have a goal kick.
35 mins: Hernandez touches the ball to Calhanoglu on the edge of the area, and a defender gets back, gets a
The Italian heritage authority concluded earlier this year that San Siro has “no cultural interest” and can be demolished. Milan and Inter have been proposing a new stadium for a while, but surely they would rather refurbish than demolish. Apparently not. Although some parts of the ground may be retained
Patrick Kluivert scored the only goal of the game, becoming the youngest player to score in a Champions League final – a record he still holds 25 years later. Who is the oldest player to have scored in a Champions League final? Who were the reigning champions in 1994-95? Who
We ought to be talking about Verona. We ought to be talking about an astonishing week for the club with the lowest wage bill in Serie A, in which they drew with Milan and Lazio before beating the champions, and league leaders, Juventus. We ought to be talking about how
Sheffield United (a) 1989-91
There’s history behind this one. It was the first ever fluorescent outfield shirt (according to Umbro, at least) and kicked off a trend that has never really gone away (no surprise given it was said at the time that it was the best selling shirt, other than
This week, all roads point to Wimbledon for the 133rd edition of The Championships. Some are a bit more circuitous than others.
Hugo Dellien has taken an unusual route to the All England Club, streaking to the title on the clay courts of Milan on Sunday. Dellien was dominant on the
Gennaro Gattuso likened it to a cup final. His Milan team, fourth in the table, were facing Lazio, three points behind with a game in hand. Both were battling to occupy Italy’s last Champions League berth. Gazzetta dello Sport billed it as “a €50m match”.
Never mind the fact that, with