Marco Reus fired red-hot Borussia Dortmund into a three-way tie at the top of the Bundesliga and declared: "We want to keep riding this wave." 50 – Jude #Bellingham celebrated his 50th Bundesliga win today at the age of 19 years and 235 days – he is the youngest player in the division's history to reach this mark. "Before the winter break, nobody expected it to be so tight at the top of the table," Reus said. When I scored my free-kick, I realised as soon as the ball left my foot that it could be dangerous. "I'm happy that after a long time I was able to score a free-kick goal again."
Jamie Carragher hit out at former side Liverpool after a "shambolic" Champions League showing as a rampant Real Madrid fought back to "destroy" the Reds. The former Liverpool captain said on CBS Sports: "First of all what a performance by Real Madrid to come to Anfield and do that. "That was shambolic from Liverpool, embarrassing, we've made excuses for them all season. "What I'm talking about in terms of shambolic, is defensively shambolic all season. Carragher was unable to mount any kind of defence for Liverpool or Klopp, with the Reds' performance against Madrid embodying a season of underperformance and failure.27 days ago Keepup
Manchester City put a difficult week behind them as they cruised to a 3-1 victory over Aston Villa. Having jeered the Premier League anthem, City's fans had something to cheer inside four minutes, when Rodri headed in from Mahrez's corner. Only a fine save from Emiliano Martinez prevented Gundogan – City's hero in the title-clinching comeback in last season's corresponding fixture – making it 2-0. Watkins marked his 100th Villa appearance by scoring in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time, capitalising on Manuel Akanji's error. – City midfielder Gundogan has scored five Premier League goals against Aston Villa (all at the Etihad) – against no side has he scored more times in the competition.1 month ago KEEPUP
Brahim Diaz's first goal since October gave Milan a 1-0 victory over Tottenham in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie. Diaz had gone 12 games without a goal for the Serie A champions but stunned Spurs with an early header on Tuesday. Advantage Milan as Spurs lack inventionThis was a first victory for Milan in a competitive game against Spurs in five attempts. They had not defeated an English side in the Champions League since beating Arsenal back in 2012. Diaz ends goal droughtIt has been a long wait for a goal for Diaz, but he picked a big game to end his drought.1 month ago KEEPUP
Resurgent AC Milan have beaten Silvio Berlusconi’s Monza 1-0 away and moved back into Serie A’s Champions League qualifying spots. “Playing with Milan in the same league is incredible, both for me and for President Berlusconi.”Monza started aggressively and Milan goalkeeper Ciprian Tătărușanu had to make two saves in the opening 72 seconds. Monza goalkeeper Michele Di Gregorio was by far the busier shotstopper and kept Milan at bay until the 31st minute. It was Lukaku’s first league goal since August. But Bologna goalkeeper Łukasz Skorupski saved Sabiri’s second penalty attempt three minutes later.1 month ago Keepup
Stefano Pioli hailed the return of "leaders" Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Mike Maignan after both players made their comeback in Milan's 2-0 win over Atalanta on Sunday. Goalkeeper Maignan was back between the sticks for the first time since sustaining an injury of his own in September, meanwhile, and marked his return with a clean sheet. "Mike and Zlatan are not only two excellent players, but also two leaders of the team," Pioli, who was taking charge of his 800th career game as a coach, told DAZN. It was a good goal. "What we saw tonight was that despite our best efforts, it is evident Milan simply had more than we did."22 days ago Keepup