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Celtic 1-3 AC Milan – Scots come up short in Europa League opener

Celtic 1-3 AC Milan – Scots come up short in Europa League opener

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Neil Lennon was "encouraged" despite his Celtic side being overcome by Serie A leaders AC Milan in their Europa League group stage opener in Glasgow.The hosts started brightly after Saturday's abject Old Firm defeat, but were chastened by easy scores for Rade Krunic and Brahim Diaz. Lennon's men rallied after two half-time changes, with substitute Mohamed Elyounoussi's header giving the Scottish champions hope before Jens Petter Hauge nipped in late on to secure the win for the Rossoneri."It was markedly better than the weekend. It was encouraging," said the Celtic manager. "I don't like losing but there were a lot of good signs for me."I wanted an improvement and we got a big improvement. Part of me is quite pleased with that."We could have shied away from it all after the criticism we ha...

Ozil hits out at Arsenal after squad snub, Ajax vs Liverpool build-up, Manchester United chief Woodward denies European Premier League talks, Lampard told to pick Cech over Kepa

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Follow all the latest football news, gossip and expert opinion on talkSPORT. We’ll cover all the fall-out from Tuesday’s huge Champions League games, which saw Manchester United beat PSG and Chelsea draw with Sevilla. Plus, we’ll build up to tonight’s games, including Ajax vs Liverpool, live on talkSPORT.   talkSPORT.com HEADLINES Watford striker Troy Deeney […] talkSPORT
Champions League 2020-21: Who will be kings of Europe? Our experts’ predictions

Champions League 2020-21: Who will be kings of Europe? Our experts’ predictions

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Last updated on 5 hours ago5 hours ago.From the section European FootballFifty eight days after Bayern Munich lifted the trophy in Lisbon, the Champions League is back.Last season's disrupted competition ended with an unlikely final four of Bayern, Paris St-Germain, Lyon and RB Leipzig.So who will triumph this time? And who will be the surprise packages? We asked our European football writers to make their predictions.If you are viewing this page on the BBC News app please click here to vote.Andy West, Spanish football writerWhat are the prospects for the Spanish sides? Real Madrid are, of course, always dangerous in this competition and will have added motivation after failing badly in the past couple of years with consecutive last-16 exits. Barcelona have started the season brightly but ...
‘Adrian is the WORST back-up goalkeeper in the Premier League’ – Why Liverpool may regret not signing new No.2 this summer

‘Adrian is the WORST back-up goalkeeper in the Premier League’ – Why Liverpool may regret not signing new No.2 this summer

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Liverpool may live to regret not signing a new back-up goalkeeper this summer, believes Tony Cascarino, who claims Adrian is the WORST number two in the entire Premier League. The Spaniard looks set to start for a third straight game in Saturday lunchtime’s Merseyside derby against Everton – LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on talkSPORT – with injured Alisson making good progress but reportedly still not fit enough to return. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool No.2 Adrian conceded seven goals at Villa Park And talkSPORT host Cascarino admits he’s ‘worried’ for the Reds with the Spaniard in between the sticks, especially with the Toffees – top of the league after a blistering start – hunting for their first win over their rivals in a DECADE. Adrian has started two game