European Club Football


Benatia celebrates in style as Juventus win to nil yet again

Medhi Benatia of Juventus reacts during the serie A match between Juventus and AS Roma on December 23, 2017 in Turin, Italy.

Mehdi Benatia still feels a certain fondness towards Roma. He left in acrimonious circumstances in 2014, accusing the Giallorossi of failing to deliver a promised pay rise after they qualified for the Champions League. And yet, he has spoken in interviews since about the close friends he retains in the capital.

Inter and Juventus take the positives from Serie A stalemate

Gonzalo Higuain (L) of Juventus in challenged by Milan Skriniar (C) and Borja Valero of Internazionale during the Serie A match between Juventus and FC Internazionale on December 9, 2017...

The stage was set for a spectacle. A full house at the Allianz Stadium and the atmosphere crackling as Juventus fans put on their usual pre-game choreography: a sea of black and white placards broken only by a green, white and red tricolore to remind everyone this is where the reigning champions reside.