Juventus suffer second consecutive defeat in Champions League

Juventus were beaten at home by Benfica in the Champions League to heap more pressure on boss Massimiliano Allegri. Juve have now suffered back-to-back Group H defeats and face an uphill task to reach the knockout stage. The hosts led through Arkadiusz Milik’s header but were pegged back by Joao Mario’s penalty. David Neres scored the winner at Allianz Stadium…

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Bo Svensson on shortlist to replace Graham Potter

Mainz coach Bo Svensson is on Brighton’s shortlist to replace Graham Potter as manager. The 43-year-old Dane is one of a number of candidates being assessed by Brighton owner Tony Bloom and chief executive Paul Barber. Svensson has attracted attention for his work at Mainz. They were facing relegation when he took over in January 2021 but he guided them…

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Real Madrid scores late to beat RB Leipzig

Real Madrid needed two late goals to beat Leipzig as boss Carlo Ancelotti became the second manager to win 100 Champions League games. Leipzig missed a host of good chances with Christopher Nkunku denied by Thibaut Courtois twice. Federico Valverde gave Real an 80th-minute lead from Vinicius Jr’s pass. And Marco Asensio scored an excellent first-time finish from the edge…

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