2:20 PM ET ROME, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Marco Sau’s 95th-minute equaliser completed a remarkable late comeback as nine-man Cagliari recovered from two goals down to draw 2-2 with AS Roma in Serie A on Saturday. The Sardinian side are unbeaten at home this season, but that record looked set to end when Roma led
Italian Serie A: Cengiz Under (2′) Roma 1-0 Frosinone Check out the five best goals from Matchday 14 in Serie A, including Cengiz Under’s long-range strike against Inter. Cengiz Under is being targeted by several Premier League sides and enquiries have been made about a January move for the Roma winger, a source close to
4:53 PM ET Real Madrid players celebrate after Gareth Bale had given them the lead against Roma. Getty Real Madrid secured first place in Champions League Group G with 2-0 victory over Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday although the Italians are also through to round of 16. Real’s win, thanks to second-half goals from
Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari said he expected his team to pass another “test by fire” in Tuesday’s Champions League Group G game at Roma. Solari won all four games as interim Madrid coach but his first game since being confirmed in the position full-time brought an embarrassing 3-0 La Liga reverse at Eibar on
Jim Pallotta, Roma club president, has personally donated €50,000. AS Roma and club president Jim Pallotta have made a combined donation of €150,000 to a trust fund set up to help the family of Liverpool fan Sean Cox with his medical and rehabilitation costs. Cox was left in critical condition following an attack outside Anfield on April
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper. Here are today’s top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
As plans for a European super league start to emerge, the FC crew discuss how it would work and how it would impact European and global football. A leaked document sent to Real Madrid last month appears to show that plans are still ongoing for a long-speculated European Super League featuring the continent’s top football
Italian police have arrested a man in relation to the attack that left Liverpool supporter Sean Cox in a critical condition outside Anfield in April. Merseyside Police said on Monday they had helped forces in Rome to arrest a 30-year-old man, who now faces extradition to the U.K. Cox, 53, from Dunboyne in Ireland, has
After a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, the FC guys examine the Premier League title outlook for Chelsea and Liverpool. ESPN’s Stewart Robson analyses Chelsea’s thrilling 1-1 draw to Liverpool at Stamford Bridge where Jurgen Klopp tried to stop Eden Hazard from being effective for the Blues. Craig Burley breaks down an eventful day in
With a goal for Real Madrid in every competitive game, the FC crew examine what’s led to Gareth Bale’s sublime start to the season. Daniele De Rossi’s verdict of Wednesday night’s 3-0 cuffing at the hands of Real Madrid made tough listening for Romanisti. The Roma captain spoke of being “demoralised” at having to chase
Roma scored two first-half goals from Stephan El Shaarawy and Bryan Cristante, but Chievo battled back with two second-half goals to earn a 2-2 draw. Thrust in at the deep end for his first-team debut at just 19 years of age against European champions Real Madrid, Nicolo Zaniolo is one to watch. Here are five
MADRID — Three points on Real Madrid’s 3-0 win vs. Roma in Group G of the UEFA Champions League. 1. Madrid, Bale not ready to be dethroned Real Madrid have been European champions for the past three seasons, and they don’t look ready to be knocked off their perch just yet. Against Roma on Wednesday,
4:56 PM ET Real Madrid rode goals from Isco and Gareth Bale to a 3-0 win against Roma in their Champions League Group G opener at the Camp Nou on Wednesday. The hosts saw two chances to take the lead go begging before the 10-minute mark, with Bale firing a low strike just wide of
This season’s Champions League is richer and more lucrative than ever. As a competition club it has become ever more exclusive too, with 19 of the 32 teams coming from Europe’s top five leagues. But let’s be clear about one thing: there is much more to the Champions League than Real Madrid winning it every
Real Madrid’s Julen Lopetegui has again refused to commit to who his number one goalkeeper is after new signing Thibaut Courtois is yet to start for the club. The transfer window is now closed across Europe and while some of the continent’s major clubs enjoyed a strong summer in the market, others were left frustrated.
Gab Marcotti speaks to Alexis Nunes about the proposed introduction of VAR in the Champions League and how it will be used. With a Spanish team winning each of the last five Champions League titles, is this the year their dominance comes to an end? Juventus will face Manchester United in the Champions League group
A Roma fans has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for his part in the violence that preceded the Champions League semifinal at Liverpool in April. Daniele Sciusco, a 29-year-old from Rome admitted violent disorder at Preston Crown Court Liverpool fan Sean Cox, 53, is still in serious condition following the head injury he suffered in the
Serie A clubs will wear a prematch shirt which reads “Genoa in our hearts” in honour of those who lost their lives in the Ponte Morandi disaster, the league has confirmed. Following the motorway bridge’s collapse, 39 people have died, with many more injured and both local sides — Genoa and Sampdoria — saw their
The ESPN FC guys explain what Roma are getting in new signing Steven N’Zonzi, including how his World Cup success will be an asset to the team. Roma sporting director Monchi said on Thursday that he believes midfielder Steven Nzonzi is a better player than Malcom, who spurned the club to join Barcelona last month.
10:35 PM ET Real Madrid wrapped up a productive preseason with a 2-1 win over AS Roma in their final International Champions Cup game of 2018. The rain-delayed kickoff to the game saw both sides field strong starting XIs with the first matches of their respective league campaigns just over a week away. And it