Barcelona humble Juventus 3-1 in Champions League final, complete second treble
Barcelona humble Juventus 3-1 in Champions League final, complete second treble

Luis Suarez and Neymar scored second half goals to give Barcelona a 3-1 Champions League final victory over Juventus on Saturday and make the Spaniards the first team to twice win the European treble.

UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...
UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...

Barcelona became European champions for the fifth time after beating Juventus 3-1 in Berlin. With that, Luis Enrique's side also completed a treble, second for the club. Barca's title winning season was driven by Messi and Neymar - both scoring 10 goals in the campaign, and Luis Suarez. For Juventus, it's their sixth runners up finish, and probably Buffon will never win it.

Rafael Nadal on Champions League fence at Italian Open
Rafael Nadal on Champions League fence at Italian Open

Number four seed Rafael Nadal admitted suffering from the Real Madrid blues as he advanced to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday with a straight sets win over American John Isner.

Spanish press calls Real Madrid's failure 'fiasco of the century'
Spanish press calls Real Madrid's failure 'fiasco of the century'

The Spanish press described Real Madrid's elimination from the Champions League semi-finals as the "fiasco of the century," while praising the performance of home-grown striker Alvaro Morata, who scored the decisive goal for the Italian champions.

Morata bittersweet after returning to haunt Real
Morata bittersweet after returning to haunt Real

Real Madrid have splashed out millions of euros on forwards in recent years but one of their former youth players, deemed surplus to requirements, shattered their Champions League dream on Wednesday.

Gareth Bale boos sum up a lost season for Real Madrid
Gareth Bale boos sum up a lost season for Real Madrid

At the end of a difficult second season Gareth Bale had ample opportunity to prove himself Real Madrid`s Champions League hero just as he had 12 month ago in winning a 10th European Cup in Lisbon.

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos laments missed chances
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos laments missed chances

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos lamented the 1-1 draw at home to Juventus which cost his side the chance to defend their European Champions League title against Barcelona in the final.

Champions League: Alvaro Morata sends Juventus into final at Real Madrid`s expense
Champions League: Alvaro Morata sends Juventus into final at Real Madrid`s expense

Juventus will face Barcelona in the Champions League final after Alvaro Morata came back to haunt former club and holders Real Madrid with the precious away goal in a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday to progress 3-2 on aggregate.

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid ​vs Juventus - As it happened...
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid ​vs Juventus - As it happened...

Juventus booked a Berlin date with Barcelona next month for the UEFA Champions League title after beating Real Madrid 3-2 on aggregate. The Madrid leg ended in a 1-1 draw after Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half penalty was equalized by former Madrid player Alvaro Morata.

Champions League: Alvaro Morata, Carlos Tevez strike as Juventus hang on to stun Real Madrid
Champions League: Alvaro Morata, Carlos Tevez strike as Juventus hang on to stun Real Madrid

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez smashed home a second-half penalty as the hosts stunned holders Real Madrid with a 2-1 win in an absorbing Champions League semi-final, first leg on Tuesday.

Rusty Andrea Pirlo still makes the difference for Juventus
Rusty Andrea Pirlo still makes the difference for Juventus

Even at 35 and playing his first game in seven weeks, Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo made the difference in their 1-0 win over Monaco on Tuesday.

AS Monaco coach fumes over 'non-existent' penalty
AS Monaco coach fumes over 'non-existent' penalty

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim was furious after his side lost 1-0 to what he described as a "non-existent penalty" in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Juventus on Tuesday.

Champions League: Juventus edge Monaco with Arturo Vidal penalty in absorbing tie
Champions League: Juventus edge Monaco with Arturo Vidal penalty in absorbing tie

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal smashed home a second-half penalty to earn a 1-0 win at home to Monaco in an absorbing Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday, leaving the tie on a knife-edge.

Goalscorer Alvaro Morata hailed as ''the future of Spain''
Goalscorer Alvaro Morata hailed as ''the future of Spain''

Alvaro Morata was designated "the future of the national team" after the Juventus forward fired holders Spain to a 1-0 win against Ukraine in Euro 2016 qualifying in Seville on Friday.

Euro 2016 qualifier: Alvaro Morata goal edges Spain past Ukraine
Euro 2016 qualifier: Alvaro Morata goal edges Spain past Ukraine

Reigning champions Spain took a significant step towards sealing their place at Euro 2016 with a hard-fought 1-0 over Ukraine on Friday.

Spain lacking experience in key Euro 2016 qualifier
Spain lacking experience in key Euro 2016 qualifier

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has a dilemma in picking his side to entertain Ukraine in their Euro 2016 football qualifying game in Seville on Friday night.

Juventus forward Morata eyeing Spain opportunity
Juventus forward Morata eyeing Spain opportunity

Diego Costa`s injury could hand fellow Spain forward Alvaro Morata a chance to try to transfer his fine form for Juventus to the international stage although he knows he faces a stiff task to win a place in the team.

Juventus opt for four-man defence at Dortmund

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri stuck with the tried and tested when he opted for a four-man defence for Wednesday`s Champions League last 16, second leg at Borussia Dortmund.

Alvaro Morata strike inches Juventus closer to title
Alvaro Morata strike inches Juventus closer to title

Juventus substitute Alvaro Morata only needed ten minutes and one superb strike in Palermo on Saturday to fire the champions to a 1-0 win, a 14-point lead in Serie A and another step closer to a seemingly inevitable 31st Scudetto.

Massimiliano Allegri set to rest stars as Borussia Dortmund test looms
Massimiliano Allegri set to rest stars as Borussia Dortmund test looms

Juventus visit Palermo on Saturday looking to reinforce their sizeable Serie A lead but with one eye firmly on booking their ticket for the Champions League quarter-finals.