Portuguese Newspaper Headline and Reaction to O Classico- October 2022


Here are the news headlines and reactions from the big Portuguese newspapers (A Bola, O Jogo and Record) following Benfica’s 1-0 win over FC Porto. SLB won at the Dragao thanks to Rafa Silva’s 72nd minute effort. The home side played for more than an hour with ten men following the first half dismissal of Stephen Eustaqio.

O Jogo

A Bola


Spanish Newspaper Front Page 17 October 2022 and Headlines after El Clasico 2022/23


Here is how the Spanish newspapers on 17 October 2022 reacted to Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the El Clasico (22/23 La Liga season). Marca went with “Much Superior”, attesting to Real’s dominance of the game. Barcelona based Mundo Deportivo called the game “painful”

marca newspaper frontpage headline 17 october 2022

Mundo Deportivo Newspaper 17 October 2022

AS Headline 17 October 2022

Diario Sport thought Barca were “soulless”

Diario Sport Frontpage after Clasico 2022-23 Season

L’Equipe newspaper headline & reaction to Rennes beating PSG

It may not be all smooth sailing for Paris Saint-Germain this season, as illustrated by their shock Game Week 2 loss to Stade Rennais at Roazhon Park.

PSG had beaten Rennes 2-1 when the two sides met in the Trophee des Champions earlier this month, but were at the receiving end of the same scoreline here.

“Thunder of Rennes” exclaimed French paper L’Equipe (see frontpage below)

L'Equipe Reaction Rennes 2-1 PSG 2019 Ligue 1

Their rating, as one would expect, weren’t too pleasant either- Julian Draxler copped the worst with his 2/10. Continue reading

Italian newspaper headlines & reaction to Ajax win over Juventus Champions League

Here are the reactions from the Italian press after Erik ten Hag’s Ajax knocked out Max Allegri’s Juventus in Turin last night. Juve were the better rested side, but apart from the first 20 minutes, didn’t look like one as Ajax booked their spot in the last four of the Champions League for the first time in 20 overs. Ronaldo’s “throne” (see the GOT style headline before the game), was conquered.

The Juve side this year has been dependent on three players- goalkeeper Szczesny, defender Chiellini and striker Ronaldo. Chiellini was not available for this fixture, Ronaldo scored Juve’s only goal of the game and Szczesny produced several top class saves to prevent what could’ve potentially been a 5-1 or 6-1 to Ajax instead of the 2-1 they won by. A classic example of poor Juve defending was for Ajax’s match winning goal- a fantastic header from De Ligt, that saw him first to a corner despite two opposition players marking him.

Gazzetta went with the headline “Fine Corsa” (end of run), a play on the popular Juve phrase Fino alla Fine (until the end).

CdS went with “Apocalisse”- pretty self explanatory.

Tutto played tribute to the visitors, calling them “Grande Ajax” (Great Ajax). They carried a photo of De Ligt, unlike GdS and CdS, both of whom went with Ronaldo.

Ajax will now play either Man City or Spurs in the last four.

Gazzetta Ajax Loss

CDS Ajax Loss

TS Ajax