UEFA Champions League preview – Porto vs Juventus

Ahead of the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie, Porto and Juventus are in strong domestic form and have both registered wins in their last six respective matches. The Bianconeri will start the match as favourites however Porto remain unbeaten at the Estadio do Dragao in all competitions this season and will be looking to defend their More...

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By Conor Clancy On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Bonucci: Juventus must be great to beat Porto

Leonardo Bonucci insists that Juventus will need to be at their best to progress when they meet Porto in the Champions League last 16. The Bianconeri travel to Portugal for the first leg of the tie, which will be More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Real Madrid v Napoli Post-match reaction: Aurelio De Laurentiis takes aim at Maurizio Sarri

Despite going 1-0 ahead in just the eighth minute of play, Napoli finished Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League encounter with a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, leaving club president Aurelio De Laurentiis More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Callejon makes Real Madrid goal promise

On Wednesday night, Jose Callejon makes his return to Real Madrid and has promised he will not celebrate if he scores against them. The Partenopei travel to the Spanish capital for the first leg of their Champions More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Real Madrid boss welcoming favourites tag against Napoli

With his side being labelled favourites against Napoli, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has urged his team to embrace it. The teams meet in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie at the Estadio More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Cassano texts Insigne with advice ahead of Real Madrid clash

Former Real Madrid striker Antonio Cassano has urged Lorenzo Insigne not to be overawed by the occasion during this week’s Champions League clash. Insigne and Napoli travel to a sold out Estadio Santiago More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Sunday, October 9th, 2016
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Is An Italian Team Destined For European Glory?

With five teams challenging for European football supremacy, Forza Italian Football analyses their chances in the Europa and Champions League Italian teams have historically been among the most successful in European More...

By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Serie A reliant on a rule change to escape Champions League purgatory

Italian sides’ repeated failings at the Champions League playoff stage looks set to end after UEFA gifts Serie A with four slots from 2018. Roma’s 3-0 home capitulation to Porto featuring two red cards was More...

By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Serie A to have four automatic Champions League places in 2018

UEFA have agreed to change the Champions League qualification system in order to allay fears of a breakaway super league led by the European Club Association. The top four European leagues will see four of their More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Roma to face Porto in Champions League play-off

Roma will face Porto in their Champions League play-off match, with the first leg being played on August 17. The Giallorossi finished third in Serie A last year, giving them automatic qualification to the play-off More...