Manchester United underwhelmed with no registered shots on target in a 0-1 loss to Barcelona in their UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg clash. Barca's point was an own goal from Man U's Luke Shaw.
Juventus forced to wait at least another week to celebrate their eighth successive Serie A title after second-placed Napoli draw 1-1 at home to 10-man Genoa.
Juventus star fined the same sum imposed on Atletico coach Diego Simeone for same gesture during the round of 16 first-leg game in Spain.
Cristiano Ronaldo set up Paulo Dybala's winner in a 1-0 Juventus victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Juventus fans have yet to Ronaldo score, but coach and fellow players are not worried. They say it's only a matter of time before he will be putting the ball in the net.
Ancelotti, sacked by Bayern Munich last September, steps in after Sarri was pushed out of the San Paolo Stadium after finishing second in Serie A behind Juventus.
Gianluigi Buffon, widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of all time, is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference with Juventus president Andrea Agnelli at Allianz Stadium on Thursday.
Cristiano Ronaldo converted an injury-time penalty to keep Juventus from pulling off another stunning comeback in the quarterfinals as Madrid advanced despite a 3-1 home loss.
"I did everything that I wanted to. I'm pleased with what I did, and now I'll enjoy being an analyst," the 71-year-old coach says during an interview with an Italian radio station.
Italian football has been hit by a second racism storm inside a week after Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia was insulted on air during a live, post-match television interview with Italian state broadcaster Rai.
French surprise-package Monaco will take on Juventus in the other semi-final.
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