Ferland Mendy of Real Madrid scores their side’s late winner from a free-kick  during the Champions League round of 16 first leg against Atalanta  at Gewiss Stadium  in Bergamo. Photograph:  Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images

Atalanta 0 Real Madrid 1 “Our idea is to attack for 90 minutes,” the Atalanta centre back Cristian Romero had said. Instead, down to 10 men early, he(...)

Atalanta forward Josip Ilicic  scores his side’s first goal  past Liverpool goalkeeper  Alisson during the Champions League  match at Anfield. Photograph:  Jon Super/AFP via Getty Images

Liverpool 0 Atalanta 2 Qualification for the Champions League knock-out stages was the prize for Liverpool but resting some legs for the Premier Leag(...)

Juventus have confirmed the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for a fee of €75m. Photograph: Alessandro Di Marco/EPA

Juventus have confirmed the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for a fee of €75m (£67.8m), with the 19-year-old defender agreeing a five-year contr(...)