Juventus: Why Italians are so much more than Cristiano Ronaldo — High Velocity Sport

If it’s not him starting, then it will be another. Ronaldo brings supreme quality and a winning mentality but the talents flanking him and the club’s squad depth is the main reason why Juve could be the team to beat in Europe. Especially when you consider those talents are in the hands of Allegri, the master of substitutions, versatility and balance.

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Season-ending loss to Revolution kills Impact’s playoff hopes — Montreal Gazette

FOXBOROUGH — The Impact season is over.

It ended when Diego Fagundez scored in the 75th minute Sunday to give the New England Revolution a 1-0 win over the Impact at Gillette Stadium.

The Impact needed two things to happen on the final day of the MLS regular season. They needed a win and they needed the Columbus Crew to lose or tie in their home game against Minnesota United.

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