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Milan have to improve to beat Zenit, says Allegri

Milan have to improve to beat Zenit, says AllegriMilan, Oct 3 - AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri said his side have to "improve a lot" in order to beat Zenit St. Petersburg at their European Champions League group game Wednesday.

The Rossoneri will face the Russian champions at the Petrovsky Stadium, and Allegri believes his team need to work hard for a favourable result, reports Xinhua.

"We have to prove to be a good team on a technical level," he was quoted as saying by football-italia. net. "But we still have a lot to improve on. Zenit are a very good team."

"Russian football has evolved greatly. The arrivals of Hulk and Axel Witsel has seen them take a great leap forward."

"(Zenit boss) Luciano Spalletti is an excellent coach. He won the Coppa Italia with Roma, and has won the League here in Russia. His teams always play good football," he added. (IANS)


Suarez's ex-Liverpool teammate Aspas says FIFA treated Uruguayan like a murderer

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Croatian club rubbish claims over racially abusing Man City's player

English club coach Patrick VieiraLondon, July 24 - Croatian club HNK Rijeka has rubbished Manchester City's claims that a player was racially abused during an Under-21 game on Tuesday, calling it 'baseless'.  Read more »

Don't play square off the wicket: Coach's advice to Virat Kohli

Virat-KohliNew Delhi: Virat Kohli`s childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma has advised his ward to "avoid playing strokes square off the wicket initially" in order to counter the swing, saying it would help him get back to form with a bang.  Read more »

BCCI to announce West Indies tour itinerary on Saturday

BCCI to announce West Indies tour itinerary on SaturdayMumbai: The BCCI is expected to announce the full itinerary of a scheduled tour by West Indies later this year on July 26.

"The Board`s Tour Programme and Fixture Committee is to  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »