Follow all the latest build-up and team news ahead of Milan vs Tottenham, below. AC Milan vs Tottenham preview by Richard JollyIs Antonio Conte too stubborn to improve his Champions League record? Milan vs Tottenham: Confirmed line-ups! Milan vs Tottenham will be shown live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, with coverage starting from 7pm. Milan vs Tottenham LIVE: Latest Champions League updates17:45 , Jamie BraidwoodHello and welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of Tottenham vs AC Milan in the first leg of the Champions League last-16 at the San Siro tonight.
He was facing Wolfsburg and a former Wolfsburg playmaker, Kevin De Bruyne, became the latest public target of Pep Guardiola’s displeasure. Guardiola’s team lost and didn’t score: for once, neither did Son Heung-Min. Alvarez and Haaland started up front together for City (PA)Alvarez nevertheless at least offered the promise of an equaliser. Jimmy Greaves’ final Division 1 game came when Guardiola was three months old, the last of his 266 Tottenham goals the year before. Manchester City have often been the Kevin De Bruyne team.1 month ago AOL UK
Manchester United travel to the Camp Nou this evening to take on Barcelona in the headline match of the Europa League play-off round. Barcelona vs Man Utd17:40 , Michael JonesBarcelona and Manchester United have faced 13 times in all competitions (six Barcelona wins, three United wins, four draws). How to watch Barcelona vs Manchester United15:43 , Michael JonesThe Europa League play-off first leg will kick off at 5.45pm GMT on Thursday Thursday 16 February. Barcelona vs Manchester United will be shown live on BT Sports 2 with coverage starting from 5pm. Barcelona vs Manchester United15:38 , Michael JonesHello and welcome to The Independent’s coverage of tonight’s Europa League play-off action.1 month ago AOL UK
The Champions League knockout stages get underway this evening with a clash between two teams in need of a lift. Follow the game LIVE below with our dedicated match blog, featuring expert insight and analysis from Dan Kilpatrick at San Siro. "Aside from that, when the Champions League comes along, it's the Champions League. (It's) their first game in the Champions League, they are very young, 22 and 20 years old," Conte said. Welcome17:25 , Alex YoungHello and welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the Champions League last-16 first-leg clash between AC Milan and Tottenham.1 month ago AOL UK
Pope Francis on Monday condemned Iran for using the death penalty on demonstrators demanding greater respect for women. Under Iran's Islamic law, treason is punishable by death. Amnesty International said last month that Iranian authorities are seeking the death penalty for at least 26 others in what it called "sham trials designed to intimidate protesters". The European Union, the United States and other Western countries have condemned Iran for using the death penalty against demonstrators. Condemning Iran's latest execution of protesters, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on Monday that "a regime that murders its own youth to intimidate its population has no future".2 months ago AOL UK
“If you face number one of Spain in an away game and you are the dominant team, you can see this as a positive,” United boss Ten Hag said. “So, the criticism is (be) more clinical, finish chances and that is what we didn’t do,” the Dutchman said. Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag felt his side should have got more out of the match (Isabel Infantes/PA)“Because in such a game, we created many chances. “I asked the referee why, so he said it was outside the box and was no foul,” the United boss said. “I believe this was a clear fault and a clear penalty, the second one, so how do you want me to feel?1 month ago AOL UK
Manor Solomon, centre, is getting up to speed with the Premier League (John Walton/PA) (PA Wire)Marco Silva praised goalscorer Manor Solomon but admitted he is not yet ready to play 90 minutes after his equaliser earned Fulham a 1-1 draw with Wolves at Craven Cottage. Silva praised the Israel international’s quality but issued a note of caution as to when he will be ready for a full match. “Of course Manor is not ready for 90 minutes but he needs minutes to play with this intensity because it is the Premier League and when you are out from playing for three or four months it is always difficult. We came here looking for the three points and I think in the end we have one point more. “We had to be positive, it’s not an easy place to come, it’s a tough match here against a good team.”1 month ago AOL UK
The general carrying out President Vladimir Putin's new military strategy in Ukraine has a reputation for brutality — for bombing civilians in Russia's campaign in Syria. Putin put the 56-year-old career military man in command following an apparent truck bombing of the strategic bridge to the Crimean Peninsula that embarrassed the Kremlin and created logistical problems for the Russian forces. Surovikin also retains his job of air force chief, a position that could help coordinate the airstrikes with other operations. “I don’t want to sacrifice Russian soldiers’ lives in a guerrilla war against hordes of fanatics armed by NATO,” the bloggers quoted his statement as saying. In remarks on Russian state television, Surovikin acknowledged that Russian forces in southern Ukraine were in a “quite difficult position” in the face of Ukrainian counteroffensive.5 months ago AOL UK