Friday 28 November 2014
After the Spanish club publicly rebuked the Uefa president for expressing his view that a German player should win the Ballon d'Or, two of Goal's writers debate the issue
COMMENT: Ronald Koeman's side head into Sunday's clash with Premier League champions Manchester City second in the table after a summer of shrewd player recruitment
COMMENT: SC Bastia forward Brandao has been sentenced to one month in jail for his assault on Thiago Motta while an on-going case in Switzerland raises more legal questions
COMMENT: The returning Inter boss' ability to win continental trophies has been questioned but his team saw off Dnipro to progress to the Europa League knockout stage
Goal took in the action at San Siro, where the home side dug deep to overcome a goal and a man disadvantage to win the game and confirm their finish as Group F winners
Two evenly matched sides played out an entertaining Europa League contest at El Madrigal, with a stunner from Granit Xhaka capping Gladbach's second-half resurgence
Wastefulness and the woodwork were to blame for an entertaining stalemate in Prague, with both sides not quite able to do enough to merit taking all three points in Group I
Thursday 27 November 2014
The Argentina duo join the likes of Cesc Fabregas and Mario Mandzukic in our select XI for matchday five
Japan's 'god of soccer' caught the imagination of fans in Tokyo for the first time when he starred for Flamengo in the 1981 Club World Cup final against Bob Paisley's team
COMMENT: After 20 years in the European wilderness, the Serie A club are back in continental competition and their fans are providing great support in home and away matches
PROFILE: Every Europa League Thursday, Goal profiles a new starlet under the age of 21 who could be set for big things in the game. Here we look at the Feyenoord defender
Goal picks out the best performers from round 10 of the Indian Super League (ISL)...
Goal's Brendon Netto suggests that the Ranbir Kapoor owned franchise has little else to offer other than the individual quality of their high profile players.
COMMENT: The Gunners qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League for a 15th consecutive season with a strong performance in Wednesday's 2-0 win over Dortmund
COMMENT: The Anfield side's hopes of qualification for the last 16 remain in tact but a late Ludogorets equaliser showed there is still plenty of work to be done on Merseyside
COMMENT: Two club records were equalled in Switzerland as Ronaldo drew level with Raul in Champions League goals and Carlo Ancelotti guided the team to a 15th straight win
COMMENT: The Spanish striker overcame a dreadful start to the season to net the Bianconeri's most crucial goal of the European campaign so far
Goal took in the action in Sweden, where the Bianconeri dominated the hosts to clinch a deserved win, that puts them in a good position for qualification
Chancel Mbemba's brace ended a 12 match winless run in the competition for the hosts, while booking their place in the Europa League round of 32
Carlo Ancelotti's outfit match their record of 15 consecutive wins as they run out narrow 1-0 winners over Paulo Sousa's men in Switzerland...