Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku clash during a fraught Milan derby. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/EPA

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli said Zlatan Ibrahimovic had apologised after he was sent off during his side’s 2-1 defeat to rivals Inter Milan in a fie(...)

Ronaldo and co having won Euro2016 and the first edition of the Nations League over the past few years. Photo: Getty Images

Portugal World Ranking: 5 Ireland’s record against them: W4 D2 L7 There was never going to be any way of avoiding having to come up against a good (...)

Christian Eriksen and  Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante battle for the ball during a Premier League game in February 2019. Photograph:  Glyn Kirk/AFP via Getty Images

Chelsea have rejected an offer for N’Golo Kanté from Inter Milan that included Marcelo Brozovic and have told the Italian club they are not interested(...)

Xherdan Shaqiri can inspire Switzerland into the last-16 of the World Cup. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty

THE MATCHES GROUP F South Korea v Germany (Kazan, 3.0pm, RTÉ2/BBC). Betting: South Korea 16-1, Germany 1-5, Draw 13-2 Mexico v Sweden (Yekaterinbur(...)

Xherdan Shaqiri scores Switzerland’s late winner against Serbia. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty

Serbia 1 Switzerland 2 Of all the people, it had to be them. Suddenly, in the last minute, Xherdan Shaqiri was racing away, Serbs pursuing him but un(...)

Serbia’s Aleksandar Kolarov scores their  goal from a free kick during the  World Cup  Group E  game against Costa Rica at  Samara Arena. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Costa Rica 0 Serbia 1 Aleksandar Kolarov produced a moment of captain’s inspiration, curling home a superb free kick as Serbia got their World Cup Gr(...)

Gonzalo Higuain celebrates his late winner against Inter. Photograph: Alberto Lingria/Reuters

Juventus produced a stunning late show to beat 10-man Inter Milan 3-2 and get their Serie A title push back on track. Juve saw their gap at the top o(...)

Sadio Mané celebrates scoring Liverpool’s third goal against Roma with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The awe and wonder from a remarkable Anfield night has not diminished the day after. Fifteen minutes to play in a Champions League semi-final and Jürg(...)

Mohamed Salah scores his and Liverpool’s second at Anfield. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty

Liverpool 5 AS Roma 2 Of all the mesmerising nights Liverpool have experienced under Anfield’s floodlights in European competition, where does this o(...)

Gerard Pique celebrates his goal against AS Roma. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP

FC Barcelona 4 AS Roma 1 Roma scored three at the Camp Nou but their chances of reaching a first Champions League semi-final since 1984 are slim. Thi(...)

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