Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles has joined Raheem Sterling in speaking out about racism, praising the Manchester City winger for standing up for himself after he claimed to have been racially abused at Stamford Bridge.
The 21-year-old midfielder said he was subjected to the same kind of incident when he was "about 12" and playing a youth game for Arsenal in Germany.
"It was similar to what Raheem got to be honest," Maitland-Niles told a news conference ahead of Arsenal's final Europa League group...
The draw for the round of 32 of the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League will be made at midday GMT / 7 a.m. ET on Monday, Dec. 17.
Europa League group winners and the four best third-ranked teams in the Champions League will be in one pot, with group runners-up and the other four Champions League third-placed teams in the second pot.
Teams from the same national association cannot face each other, nor can teams who played each other in the group stage of this season's Europa League.
Group winners/best third-placed...
LONDON -- Maurizio Sarri praised Callum Hudson-Odoi after the the 18-year-old marked his first Chelsea start with a goal in a 4-0 rout of 10-man PAOK but remains to be convinced that the academy prospect is ready for Premier League football.
Hudson-Odoi beat PAOK goalkeeper Alexandros Paschalakis at his near post with a low shot in the 60th minute for his first senior goal and become the Europa League's youngest scorer since 2009, celebrating the moment in front of a delighted Stamford Bridge.
AC Milan were given a helping hand by two own goals as they survived a big scare before beating Dudelange of Luxembourg 5-2 in the Europa League on Thursday.
The seven-time European Cup winner trailed 2-1 midway through the second half, but came storming back with four goals in the last 24 minutes of the Group F tie.
Patrick Cutrone gave Milan a 1-0 lead before Dudelange hit back with a right-foot shot high into the net from Dominik Stolz and a strike by Dave Turpel.
The Italian heavyweights leveled...