Previous
Melbourne Victory
Adelaide United
2
1
FT
Game Details
Arsenal
West Ham United
4
1
FT
Game Details
Chelsea
Southampton
0
0
LIVE 25'
Game Details
Manchester City
Swansea City
3:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Atletico Madrid
Real Betis
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Juventus
Napoli
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Bordeaux
Paris Saint-Germain
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Minnesota United FC
ESPN3 8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Houston Dynamo
12:00 AM UTC Aug 30, 2018
Game Details
Next

100 days to the World Cup: Favourites, stars, Mexico's hope

Five Aside
Read

History favours United after goalless 1st leg

Five Aside
Read

Who has Messi scored his goals against?

Five Aside
Read

Coutinho missing more games since Barca saga

Transfers
Read

Five Aside: Messi adds to milestones vs. Real

Five Aside
Read

United aim to avoid Prem away skid

Five Aside
Read

Spurs aim to win UCL group at Dortmund

Five Aside
Read

Arsenal aim to winless run vs. Spurs

Five Aside
Read

Italian soccer is on the brink of disaster

Italy
Read

Audi Player Index: Giovinco's set-piece prowess

Major League Soccer
Read

Chelsea, Roma battle for UCL Group C

Five Aside
Read

Higuain eyes 100th Serie A goal

Five Aside
Read

Tottenham aim for consecutive wins vs. Utd

Five Aside
Read

Gianluigi Buffon still Juventus' rock after 100 Champions League games

Gianluigi Buffon celebrated his 100th UEFA Champions League appearance for Juventus on Wednesday with a clean sheet in a victory in the first leg of the semifinal round against Monaco.

Buffon became only the second Italian player to reach the century mark for one club after Paolo Maldini, who did so in 2007 and finished with 109 appearances for AC Milan.

AS MonacoAS Monaco
JuventusJuventus
0
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details

Coach Leonardo Jardim praised Buffon's effort in the 2-0 victory, saying that the goalkeeper "pulled off two or three incredible saves" that moved the club closer to their ninth appearance in the final.

Juventus, who are unbeaten in 11 Champions League games this season, have not conceded a goal since the group stage -- a run of 621 minutes, the fifth-longest streak in the history of the competition.

The last player to score against Buffon in a Champions League game was Sevilla's Nicolas Pareja, who did so in the ninth minute of a 3-1 victory for Juventus on Nov. 22.

Until Wednesday, Juventus had never kept six consecutive clean sheets in the Champions League. They now have a goal difference of plus-17, the best of any club in the competition, and have only allowed two goals, tied for the fewest in the tournament despite having played five more games.

Gianluigi Buffon keep at bay a Monaco side that had scored three goals in each of their previous four Champions League games.

The last club to keep a clean sheet in each of their first five knockout-round games was Arsenal, who did so over their first six games in 2005-06 before losing to Barcelona in the final.

Monaco failed to score for the first time in 30 home games this season and only the fourth time in 58 games in all competitions. They entered Wednesday undefeated at home this season in the Champions League and had outscored their opponents 11-3 in their last home four games in the competition.

Follow ESPN Stats & Information on Twitter @ESPNStatsInfo

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.