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Ajax – Juventus in history

February 18, 2010

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The two most important appointments saw Ajax and Juventus play in the final of the top continental trophy. In 1973, it was a goal in the opening minutes by Johnny Rep that decided the Champions Cup final. In 1996 in Rome, the final of the Champions League, saw Marcello Lippi’s Juventus beat Ajax after penalties […]

Meeting No. 11 for Ajax and Juve

February 17, 2010

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AFC Ajax and Juventus will reprise a rivalry that has been played out at the very summit of the European game when they meet in the UEFA Europa League round of 32. Previous meetings• Ajax and Juventus are meeting for the 11th time at the Amsterdam ArenA. The home side have come off worse in […]

Top 10 UEFA Club Goalscorers Of All Time

February 16, 2010

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As the Champions League resumes tonight after a two-month layoff, Goal.com looks at the top 10 goalscorers in UEFA club history… 10) Alfredo Di Stefano (Real Madrid) – 50 Goals Argentine genius who led the Real Madrid of the 1950s to five consecutive European crowns. The star man of a team that also included the […]

Adriano Galliani: It’s Juventus’ Fault If Italy Lose Champions League Places

December 10, 2009

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The bald-headed chief has thrown the hammer down at Juventus, claiming their failures will end up costing everyone… Milan vice president Adriano Galliani has blamed Juventusfor putting future Italian Champions League places in jeopardy after their exit from the competition. Galliani is concerned Italy will end up losing a European place in future editions as […]

CL Debate: Juventus Out, Liverpool Out – Is The Gap Closing In The Champions League?

December 10, 2009

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As the shocks continue to roll in in Europe’s blue-ribbon club competition, Goal.com’s KS Leong wonders if the continent’s elite are starting to lose a bit of their luster… The rich get richer, the strong become stronger, while the poor get poorer. That seems to be how football works these days as Europe’s top dogs […]

Brilliant Bayern blow Juve away

December 8, 2009

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FC Bayern Münich reached the UEFA Champions League first knockout round in scintillating style after coming from behind to complete a memorable victory at Juventus thanks to strikes by goalkeeper Hans-Jörg Butt, Ivica Olić, Mario Gómez and Anatoliy Tymoshchuk. Blistering fightbackThough David Trezeguet had given La Vecchia Signora the lead with a wonderful strike on […]

Jean Claude Blanc Disappointed By Juventus Loss To Bayern Munich

December 8, 2009

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The president says that the team had used their energy up against Inter in the Derby d’Italia, and had little in the tank for the Germans… Juventus president Jean Claude Blanc had high hopes going into the Bianconeri’s clash with Bayern Munich, but is “disappointed” that his side could not capitalise on having home-ground advantage, […]