Italian champions Juventus’ wait for a Champions League title got a little longer after they were knocked out by French side Olympique Lyonnais on the away goals rule.
Here are the newspaper headlines and reaction from three of Italy’s biggest sports newspapers- Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and TuttoSport.
Both CdS and Tutto seemed to think the defeat would mean an exit for Juve boss Maurizio Sarri. CdS ran the headline “Adieu, Maurizio” (Goodbye Maurizio in French) while Tutto went with “Sarri Out”
Ajax’s away jerseys have always interesting to see, especially with the designs and colour schemes Adidas have given them in the recent past, and this one for the upcoming 20/21 Eredivisie season appears to be no different. Appears to be based on the Scotland template, but another nice interpretation from the club’s German kit makers.
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PSV Eindhoven have banned smoking at the Phillips Stadium and have urged other fellow Eredivisie clubs to follow the same. By Dutch law, smoking has to be banned when the club has a roof, which therefore has lead to bans at Ajax’s Amsterdam Arena and Vitesse’s Gelredome. However enforcement is lax, to put it mildly. The Phillips Stadium is the first major open roof stadium in the Netherlands to ban it.
PSV lead the league table by five points from Ajax at the time of writing this article (46 points to Ajax’s 41 from 18 games)