Jose Mourinho said he would relish Tottenham Hotspur facing Bayern Munich further down the line in a 'proper' Champions League game despite his side losing 3-1 in Bavaria on Wednesday in their final group game.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain scored late goals as already-qualified Juventus beat hosts Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 in the Champions League Group D finale on Wednesday to eliminate the Germans from the competition.
Brazilian teenagers Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior were on target as Real Madrid secured a 3-1 victory at Club Bruges to end their Champions League Group A campaign on a positive note at the Jan Breydelstadion on Wednesday.
Atalanta completed an astounding turnaround in their Champions League fortunes with a 3-0 victory at Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday that sent the Italians through to the knockout stages despite having lost their first three Group C games.
Qatari champions Al Sadd converted a free kick naively given away with a back pass to the goalkeeper to set up a 3-1 extra-time win over New Caledonian part-timers Hienghene Sport in the opening Club World Cup match on Wednesday.
AFC Ajax shares slumped on Wednesday after the Dutch team was eliminated from the Champions League, highlighting the volatility of soccer stocks where results on the pitch can knock millions off their value.
Napoli named the famously combative former Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso as their new coach on Wednesday in an apparent attempt to restore discipline to a team who have lost their way after a promising start to the season.
SARAH FERGUSON, 60, the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, sat down for an interview with Vogue recently. The Duchess of York discussed her jewellery collection and revealed her favourite piece, inspired by Princess Beatrice.
India captain Virat Kohli led a six-hitting fest against West Indies during a blistering unbeaten knock of 70 off 29 balls, guiding his team to a 67-run series-clinching victory in the third and final Twenty20 international on Wednesday.