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Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey: "Which country I play for is still open"

Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey has refused to pledge his international future to Jamaica. Could Belgium, England or even Germany benefit? The Kingston-born 20-year-old has represented his country of birth once at U23 level – scoring a free-kick in his hitherto only international appearance, against the Cayman Islands in March 2015 – but after a […]

Barcelona ease to victory, Lewandowski decisive for Bayern

Barcelona back to winning ways after two draws Lewandowski converts last-minute penalty as Bayern come from behind 13th straight win in all competitions for Heynckes’ side Roma make it three Serie A wins in a row; Sevilla also victorious Are you pronouncing the players’ names correctly? Friday Konyaspor 1-1 BeşiktaşChelsea 4-0 Hull City (FA Cup […]

Ronaldo's Madrid 100: most goals for one #UCL club

Cristiano Ronaldo this week became the first player to score 100 goals for a single club in the UEFA Champions League – only ten in total have managed 30 or more. Ronaldo’s penalty equaliser against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday took him to 100 for Real Madrid, with his 101st strike arriving in the second half. With […]

Europa League knockout records and statistics

Players Most appearances37 Eduardo Salvio (Atlético Madrid, Benfica)33 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica, Trabzonspor, Olympiacos)  31 Daniel Carriço (Sporting CP, Sevilla)30 Luisão (Benfica)27 Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla, Atlético)26= Rodrigo (Braga, Benfica)25= Vicente Iborra (Levante, Sevilla)25= José Antonio Reyes (Atlético Madrid, Sevilla)25= Vitolo (Sevilla, Atlético)24= Maxi Pereira (Benfica, Porto) Most goals20 Radamel Falcao (Porto, Atlético Madrid)16 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica)15 […]

Milan and Arsenal cruise, tough night for Napoli

Watch highlights of all the first legs Comfortable wins for AC Milan, Arsenal, Atlético and Marseille Late strike earns Dortmund 3-2 win v Atalanta Aduriz strikes twice to move top of #UEL scorers table Leipzig take 3-1 lead at Napoli, Celtic get better of Zenit AC Milan, Arsenal Atlético Madrid and Marseille will feel they have […]

Leipzig v Napoli background

In the only round of 32 tie featuring two teams that played UEFA Champions League football during the autumn, European debutants Leipzig appear to have a decisive edge over Napoli after claiming an impressive 3-1 away win in southern Italy. • The Italian side, who finished third in their UEFA Champions League group behind Manchester […]

Cristiano Ronaldo's best and worst opponents

Paris Saint-Germain were one of the few European opponents Cristiano Ronaldo had failed to score against until his UEFA Champions League double on Wednesday. That 3-1 win means the 119-goal all-time UEFA club competition top scorer has now struck against more than two thirds of the 50 teams he has faced in Europe. Which sices […]

Teenager Kun thriving in attacking role

Jin Kun shapes as a potential superstar for China PR at this year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France after already impressing at senior international level for the Steel Roses. Source: FIFA