MAARTEN STEKELENBURG was schooled at Ajax, grew up admiring the tenets of Total Football but gives the impression that, if a ball bounced in front of him and Luis Suarez, it would be met with rather more force than a prod of the right instep.
• Dundalk brought down to earth by Zenit St Petersburg’s Giuliano • Feyenoord beat Zorya Luhansk; Austria Vienna draw 3-3 with Roma Dundalk tasted bitter disappointment as they went from the verge of a historic win to defeat against Zenit St Petersburg. In a touch of Brazilian class the Zenit…
Is Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk the most complete defender in the Premier League? The Dutchman’s reputation is growing. Adam Bate spoke to Van Dijk’s former coaches at FC Groningen to find out more about a journey that could yet take the player to the very top.
Bayern Munich end a three-game winless run by hitting four past PSV Eindhoven but still trail Atletico Madrid in Group D.
Bayern Munich won for the first time in four games as Joshua Kimmich's scoring run continued in a 4-1 success over PSV Eindhoven .
• Besiktas inflict Napoli’s first home defeat in 18 European matches • Bayern Munich end winless run by defeating PSV Eindhoven Paris Saint-Germain edged closer to the Champions League’s last 16 as goals by Ángel Di María, Lucas and Edinson Cavani secured a flattering 3-0 home win against Basel in…
Bayern Munich head coach Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed talk of a crisis at the club ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with PSV Eindhoven.