Juve v Monaco- Kylian Mbappe becomes youngest CL SF scorer, but ASM bow out

Young Kylian Mbappe added another feather to his cap by becoming the youngest ever player to score in a Champions League semifinal (18 years 140 days, and also the first goal Juve have conceded in the knockout stages of the CL this season), but ASM bowed out of the Champions League following a 2-1 loss in Turin (4-1 on aggregate).

Juve lead 2-0 from the first leg at Stade Louis II, and ASM’s slim hopes were practically finished by half time at the Juventus Stadium when strikes from Mandzukic and Alves (the latter a real stunner), saw Juve go in 2-0 ahead at the break Continue reading

Group H Champions League 16/17- OL with Juve & Sevilla

Olympique Lyonnais have been handed a tricky draw in the Champions League, with the Rhone Valley outfit grouped along with Juventus, Sevilla and Dinamo Zagreb. Juve will be the favs to take this group, but Europa League champions Sevilla also have the potential to do so- although they’ve under performed in the Champions League in recent years.

Lyon qualified automatically for the Champions League by virtue of their second place finish in the 2015/16 Ligue 1 season behind Paris Saint-Germain. Continue reading