• Rostov 3-2 Bayern: Russians prevail in five-goal thriller

    Rostov 3-2 Bayern: Russians prevail in five-goal thriller

    Christian Noboa’s fantastic free-kick strike sealed three points for the hosts, meaning Die Roten slumped to a second defeat in a week following a reverse at Dortmund’s hands.

    Bayern Munich suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at Rostov as they failed to produce a Champions League win to ease the pain of their Der Klassiker defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

    The German champions have picked up just a single point from their last two Bundesliga fixtures, including the 1-0 loss to Dortmund on Saturday, […]

  • Simeone: I made bad decisions in Rostov win

    Simeone: I made bad decisions in Rostov win

    Atletico Madrid stuttered to a 2-1 win over Rostov in the Champions League and Diego Simeone was grateful for his players bailing him out.

    Diego Simeone acknowledged that he got his tactics wrong against Rostov but thanked his players for securing a 2-1 win to send Atletico Madrid through to the Champions League knockouts.

    After a ponderous start in Madrid, Atletico took the lead thanks to a marvellous improvised effort from Antoine Griezmann in the 28th minute.

    Sardar Azmoun hit back for Rostov […]

  • Atletico Madrid 2-1 Rostov: Griezmann double sends Simeone’s men through

    Atletico Madrid 2-1 Rostov: Griezmann double sends Simeone’s men through

    The draw was enough to secure Atletico’s place in the next round having opened a gap of eight points from third place with two games remaining.

     

     

    Atletico Madrid booked their place in the knockout phase of the Champions League as Antoine Griezmann’s last-gasp goal secured a 2-1 win over Rostov at the Vicente Calderon on Tuesday.

    Diego Simeone’s men had won all three of their previous Group D fixtures and knew that a fourth victory would secure one of the top two […]

  • Joshua Kimmich at the double for five-star Bayern

    Joshua Kimmich at the double for five-star Bayern

    Midfielder Joshua Kimmich continued his goal rush as he claimed a double in Bayern Munich’s 5-0 Champions League demolition of FC Rostov.

    The 21-year-old took his tally for club and country to four goals in three games, having only scored his first for his club against Schalke on Friday, as Carlo Ancelotti’s men romped to a record 13th successive home victory in the competition.

    Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring from the penalty spot and Thomas Muller extended the lead in injury-time at […]