Previous
Sydney FC
Shandong Luneng Taishan
2
2
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 3
Game Details
Pumas UNAM
Independiente del Valle
(3) 2
(5) 1
FT-Pens
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 3Independiente del Valle wins 5-3 on Penalty Kicks.
Game Details
Serbia
Cyprus
3:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Romania
Congo DR
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
United States
Ecuador
12:00 AM UTC May 26, 2016
Game Details
Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Euro 2016 full squad lists

Euro 2016
Read

Cech: Ozil's a nightmare for keepers

Arsenal
Read

Mihajlovic confirmed as Torino manager

Torino
Read

Yokhin: Xhaka has real talent

ESPN FC United
Read

Arnautovic future on Stoke agenda

Stoke
Read

Sacchi backs under-fire Allegri

Arrigo Sacchi has defended Massimiliano Allegri despite the Milan's poor start to the season, saying the club "must go forward with their coach" despite losing their opening two home games for the first time since 1930.

With reports in the Seccolo XIX newspaper naming former Inter and Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez as a possible replacement, ex-Milan coach Sacchi told Sport MediaSet: "Milan were evidently satisfied with Allegri given that they decided to keep him in the summer.

"A coach is not a magician or a wizard. He firstly must have players who are work with his project. But these days, coaches arrive at clubs and are given new signings who don't fit in with their needs.

"Milan are struggling, but over the years the club has looked to individual brilliance rather than a style of play. It is evident that letting go of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva, Alessandro Nesta and the rest has lowered the level of the squad.

"You can only compensate for that by working on a new game plan developed for players of less quality. Look at Pescara last season - they were the best team to watch in Italy, and it wasn't as if they had world champions in their squad."

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.