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Manchester City players don't need to apologise for Lyon loss - Pep Guardiola

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero admitted he was very happy to extend his current contract at the club until 2021.
The FC crew explain how Pep Guardiola's touchline ban combined with Mikel Arteta's unpreparedness impacted Manchester City against Lyon.
Manchester City assistant manager Mikel Arteta admits he has no idea if manager Pep Guardiola's touchline ban would've had an effect on their 2-0 Champions League loss to Lyon.
Lyon coach Bruno Genesio is thrilled by Nabil Fekir and the whole side as they beat Manchester City.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND -- Pep Guardiola has defended his players after Manchester City's surprise 2-1 home defeat to Lyon in the Champions League and says they have nothing to apologise for.

The City boss was banned from the touchline for the game and watched from the stands as his side conceded two first half goals before Bernardo Silva pulled a goal back in an improved second half.

Many of his players have taken to social media to apologise for the result and while Guardiola admitted they...

Lyon issue life ban to Nazi-saluting fan during Manchester City clash

Manchester City assistant manager Mikel Arteta admits he has no idea if manager Pep Guardiola's touchline ban would've had an effect on their 2-0 Champions League loss to Lyon.
Lyon coach Bruno Genesio is thrilled by Nabil Fekir and the whole side as they beat Manchester City.
Cristiano Ronaldo is sent off in controversial circumstances while Lyon take advantage of a sloppy Manchester City performance.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley and Shaka Hislop assess where Manchester City's UCL opener went wrong following their 2-1 defeat against Lyon.

Lyon have confirmed they have identified a fan accused of performing a Nazi salute during their 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Champions League group-stage opener on Wednesday and will ban him from games for life.

A video that circulated via social media showed a supporter raising his right arm, leading to a police investigation over an alleged hate crime.

In a statement, Lyon confirmed their security team had identified the man in question and reiterated that the fan will not be...

Cristiano Ronaldo should not face ban, VAR needed after red card controversy - Marcello Lippi

Steve Nicol believes Cristiano Ronaldo needs to adjust his game and his mindset as he ages, playing through the middle more for Juventus.
Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri believes VAR would've helped the referee make the correct decision when sending Cristiano Ronaldo off in their 2-0 win over Valencia.
Cristiano Ronaldo is sent off in controversial circumstances while Lyon take advantage of a sloppy Manchester City performance.
The FC guys explain why it's unlikely Cristiano Ronaldo's red card against Valencia will be overturned, even though they strongly disagree with the sending off.

Cristiano Ronaldo should not face a suspension following his red card against Valencia and UEFA should immediately introduce Video Assistant Referees (VAR), former Juventus boss Marcello Lippi has said

Ronaldo was sent off following a tussle with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo in the box during the Bianconeri's 2-0 Champions League win on Wednesday. After the match, Massimiliamo Allegri claimed VAR would have reversed the decision -- but UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin is against...

Emre Can comments on women's football after Cristiano Ronaldo red 'sad' - Kelly Smith

Tensions are mounting between the Exploding Heads as they argue over which one of them is Cristiano Ronaldo's biggest fan.
The FC guys explain why it's unlikely Cristiano Ronaldo's red card against Valencia will be overturned, even though they strongly disagree with the sending off.
Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri believes VAR would've helped the referee make the correct decision when sending Cristiano Ronaldo off in their 2-0 win over Valencia.

Former England captain Kelly Smith has criticised Emre Can following his comments on women's football after Cristiano Ronaldo's red card in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Ronaldo was sent off for putting his hand on Valencia defender Jeison Murillo's head with Can saying afterwards: "That's meant to be a red card? Come on, we're not women.

"I heard that it was for him pulling hair. We're not women. I think we're playing football here."

The German apologised on Thursday for causing any offence...

Cristiano Ronaldo likely to get 1-game ban, face Manchester United - sources

Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri believes VAR would've helped the referee make the correct decision when sending Cristiano Ronaldo off in their 2-0 win over Valencia.

Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to serve a one-game Champions League ban, sources have told ESPN FC, which would leave the Juventus forward free to face former club Manchester United at Old Trafford.

He was sent off during the Italian champions' 2-0 win over Valencia on Wednesday for tugging the hair of defender Jeison Murillo.

Ronaldo, 33, is set to serve an automatic one-match suspension which will rule him out of the home game against Young Boys on Oct. 2.

UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary...