Kiev expects 60,000 foreign fans for Champions League final

Kiev, April 17 : Kiev expects about 60,000 foreign fans for the 2018 UEFA Champions League final, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. More than 50,000 foreigners will attend the final match at the Olympic stadium and about 10,000 others will watch the game in the fan zones, the statement said, reports […]

Zidane downplays anti-Real Madrid sentiments

Madrid, April 17 : Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Tuesday tried to downplay the issue of anti-Madrid sentiments by so-called “anti-Madridistias” that have been unleashed in the wake of Lucas Vazquez’s controversial last-gasp penalty, which propelled Madrid into the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals at the expense of Juventus. Zidane also said he believed the […]

Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan to enter Super Cup final

Bhubaneswar, April 17 : Bengaluru FC (BFC) rode a hat-trick by Nicolas Fedor to beat Mohun Bagan 4-2 in their Super Cup semi-final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Tuesday. Fedor (63rd, 65th, 88th minutes) struck thrice late in the second half before BFC skipper Sunil Chhetri (90th) scored in the last minute of regulation […]

Chelsea’s Alonso under FA investigation for apparently stamping

London, April 17 : Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso’s apparent stamp on Southampton striker Shane Long on Sunday is under the English Football Association (FA) investigation, it was reported on Tuesday. Sky Sports said that Southampton coach Mark Hughes accused Alonso of almost breaking Long’s leg in the challenge, which happened when Chelsea were 0-1 down […]

Defender Nacho absent as Real Madrid train for Bilbao tie

Madrid, April 17 : Real Madrid’s head coach Zinedine Zidane could count on a full roster at training on Tuesday ahead of the team’s mid-week league home fixture against Athletic Bilbao with the exception of defender Nacho Fernández, who remains in recovery from a thigh injury. The morning training session got underway at the Valdebebas […]

Super Cup: Bengaluru FC beat Bagan to enter final

Bhubaneshwar, April 17 : Bengaluru FC (BFC) rode a hat-trick by Nicolas Fedor to beat Mohun Bagan 4-2 in their Super Cup semi-final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Tuesday. Fedor (63rd, 65th, 88th minutes) struck thrice late in the second half before BFC skipper Sunil Chhetri (90th) scored in the last minute of regulation […]