Salah shines again as Liverpool beat Roma 5-2

Another Mohamed Salah masterclass helped Liverpool take control of their Champions League semi-final – but two late Roma away goals gave the Italian side a glimmer of hope for the second leg. Liverpool, who last reached the final in 2007, repeatedly breached the visitors’ naively high defensive line and scored five times in the opening…

Zidane strikes back to win tactical battle with PSG

MADRID (Reuters) – Zinedine Zidane has been questioned for his failure to repeat Real Madrid’s magnificent feats of last season but the Frenchman showed he still knows how to manage a big game as his side beat Paris St Germain 3-1 on Wednesday in the Champions League. Zidane was expected to match PSG’s 4-3-3 formation…

Bayern end PSG’s perfect Euro record with 3-1 win

France midfielder Corentin Tolisso scored twice to earn Bayern Munich victory but Paris St-Germain advance to the Champions League last-16 draw as Group B winners. Bayern needed to win by four goals to finish above PSG and they got off to a fine start with Robert Lewandowski’s close-range finish after eight minutes. Tolisso’s header doubled…

Ronaldo pines for Morata, Rodriguez after Wembley wobble

(Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo says the current Real Madrid team is less experienced than the all-conquering side of last season after the Spanish champions suffered a resounding 3-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. Real’s first Champions League group game loss in five years came just three days after a shock 2-1 La Liga reverse…