FIFA World Cup

Kashima Antlers win maiden AFC Champions League crown Goalless draw at Persepolis secures title for Japanese club Antlers to make second appearance at the FIFA Club World Cup next month Kashima Antlers claimed their first-ever AFC Champions League title after a 0-0 second-leg draw with Persepolis in IR Iran on Saturday ensured a 2-0 aggregate
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First Libertadores final to feature the Argentinian Superclásico A historic rivalry that has produced some memorable clashes in this competition First leg on Saturday 10th, return fixture on 24th As you would expect, these are very nervy days in Argentina: fans trying to recall what the lucky charm or routine was that brought them joy
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Bashar Resan lost his mother last month while on international duty for Iraq Midfielder hoping Perspolis can overturn 2-0 deficit in AFC Champions League final Iranian club face Kashima Antlers at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Saturday, 16:00 CET Although Persepolis midfielder Bashar Resan Bonyan is busy preparing for the second-leg of his club’s AFC Champions
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Debutants feature in two-legged AFC Champions League final Tehran giants Persepolis eye long-anticipated Asian title Kashima Antlers seek return to FIFA Club World Cup History is set to be made regardless of who comes out on top in this year’s AFC Champions League final between Iran’s Persepolis and Japan’s Kashima Antlers. Having never previously reached
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Boca Juniors reach first Copa Libertadores for six years They will face River Plate in first-ever Superclasico decider Winner will represent South America in next month’s Club World Cup Boca Juniors withstood a brief Palmeiras comeback to secure a 4-2 aggregate victory in Brazil and set-up a mouth-watering Copa Libertadores final against Buenos Aires rivals
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Brazil’s SC Internacional de Porto Alegre travelled to the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2006 as champions of South America, harbouring dreams of global glory. In their way stood a formidable giant: FC Barcelona, armed to the teeth with superstars such as Andres Iniesta, Deco and, of course, Brazilian titan Ronaldinho. Faced with a daunting
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River Plate are the first team into the Copa Libertadores final after a dramatic come-from-behind away-goals win over holders Gremio on Tuesday. Having secured a 1-0 first-leg victory in Buenos Aires, Leonardo Gomes doubled Gremio’s aggregate lead late in the first half. Despite dominating possession, River faced seemingly certain elimination only for Rafael Santos Borre
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Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann reflects on how he handled his decision to stay at Atleti and reveals his personal aspirations for club and country. Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann looks ahead to Sunday’s El Clásico and talks about his side’s ambitions for the season. Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann told ESPN FC that he
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Bruno Henrique’s sizzling form has put him on Tite’s radar He chats to us about Palmeiras’s hopes of a comeback against Boca The midfielder also discusses therapy, Felipão, Brazil and UAE 2018 The cinema-styled, triple-green-toned seats at Allianz Parque are so funky that Justin Bieber joked he wanted to take one home with him before
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FIFA Club World Cup holders Real Madrid have placed former midfielder Santiago Solari in temporary charge of the Spanish giants after parting ways with coach Julen Lopetegui on Monday. Former Argentinian international Solari steps up from his previous role as coach of the club’s reserve side, Real Madrid Castilla, with the news coming a day
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Esperance de Tunis beat Angola’s Primeiro de Agosto to reach the final Al Ahly knocked out ES Setif in the semi-finals Africa expectant ahead of the two-legged encounter Esperance de Tunis and Al Ahly have fought their way through to the two-legged CAF Champions League final and will contest the biggest prize in African club
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