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Ramsey first back at Juve training, Ronaldo in quarantine

Milan, Italy | AFP | Welsh international Aaron Ramsey was the first Juventus player to return to individual training at the team’s sports centre in Turin on Tuesday as Cristiano Ronaldo began two weeks’ quarantine after returning to Italy. Ronaldo flew back to northern Italy by private jet on Monday night …

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Juventus duo Matuidi, Rugani cleared of coronavirus

Rome, Italy | AFP | Juventus said Wednesday that French midfielder Blaise Matuidi and Italian defender Daniele Rugani had recovered from coronavirus after testing positive for it last month. Rugani was the first Italian top-flight footballer diagnosed with the virus on March 11. World Cup winner Matuidi also tested positive for COVID-19 a few days …

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Lyon down Juventus in Champions League last 16, first leg

Lyon, France | AFP | French side Lyon claimed a surprise 1-0 victory over Italian champions Juventus in their Champions League last-16 first leg at the Groupama Stadium on Wednesday. Lucas Tousart volleyed Lyon into a deserved 31st-minute lead from Houssem Aouar’s cross, and although Juventus piled on the pressure in the second half, Rudi …

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Talking points in European football this weekend

Paris, France | AFP | Barcelona won their first game under Quique Setien, Erling Braut Haaland enjoyed a dream debut with Borussia Dortmund and Juventus ominously extended their lead at the top of Serie A at the weekend. AFP Sport looks back at some of the main talking points from around …

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‘Magical’ Lazio down Juventus in Saudi for Super Cup win

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Lazio won the Italian Super Cup for a fifth time on Sunday, defeating Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus 3-1 in a game played in the Saudi Arabia capital of Riyadh. “We did something magical tonight,” said Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi. Lazio, the only team to have defeated …

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Five things we learned from European football

Paris, France | AFP | It was a disastrous weekend for Lyon and Netherlands striker Memphis Depay who is now likely to miss Euro 2020 but an excellent one for Philippe Coutinho who is proving his worth for Bayern Munich. Here, AFP Sport takes a look at five things we learned …

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