Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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COMMENT: The Barca boss was heavily criticised for making constant changes earlier in the season, but his policy has left the squad fresh and firing when it matters most

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COMMENT: The Catalan coached his boyhood club to the treble in 2009 but just reaching the final with Bayern this season would be more significant

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COMMENT: Pep returns on Wednesday to the club he graced as both player and coach - and the team he shaped into the finest footballing side in the modern era

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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COMMENT: The former Madrid front man haunted his old side with an excellent display in attack as the Serie A champions won in Turin

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Goal took in the action in Turin, where the home side dug deep to protect their narrow advantage, frustrating los Blancos in the second half and securing a lead for the second leg

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This extract from Andrea Pirlo's autobiography, 'I think therefore I play', looks at how the World Cup winner came close to signing for Juventus' Champions League opponents

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ANALYSIS: Cristiano will line up for Madrid against Juve on Tuesday but he could have been wearing Bianconeri colours had his move to Turin not fallen through in 2003

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EXCLUSIVE: The brilliant Bianconeri side coached by Marcello Lippi reached three UCL finals in a row but under-achieved – partly thanks to 1998 final hero Predrag Mijatovic

Monday, May 4, 2015

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Two of the finest goalkeepers in history go head-to-head once again on Tuesday as Juventus take on Real Madrid, but which of the pair has had a better career?

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INTERVIEW: In an exclusive with Goal, the Thai businessman tells the story of how he achieved financial success and why he pursued a deal with the Rossoneri

Sunday, May 3, 2015

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COMMENT: As they watch Jose Mourinho and his men celebrate a first Premier League title in five years, the chasing pack will know the task of overhauling them will be tough

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Goals from Edinson Cavani and Blaise Matuidi were enough to send Les Parisiens back to the top of Ligue 1, with Nicolas Douchez making a few good saves as deputy goalkeeper

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Goal took in the action at San Paolo, where the home side waited until the final 20 minutes to unleash their fury, scoring thrice in six minutes to put the Rossoneri under

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The Portuguese has answered the questions raised during his ill-fated spell at Real Madrid by building the best team in England within two seasons at Stamford Bridge

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A brilliant first-half goal from Sergio Aguero and a string of impressive saves from Joe Hart helped Manuel Pellegrini's men win their first match since losing the title

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Chelsea's joyous celebrations in the stands and on the pitch revealed how important this triumph was for a club which had gone five years without the league title

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A stoppage-time strike from the tireless Alessandro Florenzi wrapped up an important three points, with Seydou Doumbia having scored a clever first

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We look back over the fortunes of the nation’s stars in the English second tier following the climax of the regular league season

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COMMENT: Expectations were at their highest since the Alex Ferguson era after the enthralling victory against Manchester City but three defeats have followed and doubts remain