[Breaking] UEFA Champions League: Manchester City overcome Real Madrid in 7-goal semi-final thriller

April 26, 2022 BBC 0

Manchester City remain on course to reach a second successive Champions League final after beating Real Madrid in a thrilling semi-final first leg. Kevin de Bruyne’s diving header and Gabriel Jesus’ calm finish gave City a 2-0 lead inside the opening 11 minutes. Karim Benzema volleyed home for Real, but Phil Foden’s header made it 3-1. Real’s Vinicius Jr scored Read More

UEFA Champions League: Liverpool labour to book semi-final place, face Villarreal; Manchester City wade off Atletico, set up Real Madrid clash

April 14, 2022 Supersport 0

Liverpool booked a Champions League semifinal showdown against Villarreal as the quadruple chasers survived a late collapse in Wednesday’s 3-3 draw against Benfica. Jurgen Klopp’s side already had one foot in the last four after winning 3-1 in the quarterfinal first leg in Lisbon. They were on cruise control for long spells in the second leg at Anfield, but had Read More

[Happening now] UEFA Champions League: Samuel Chukwueze’s goal stops Bayern Munich, sends Villarreal to semi-final, Real Madrid vs Chelsea go to extra time

April 12, 2022 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Forward Samuel Chukwueze scored the only goal in the second leg of UEFA Champions League quarter-final match between Bayern Munich and Villarreal. That goal has now sent Bayern Munich out of the competition, and moved Villarreal marching into the semi-final. The game ended 1-1, but Villarreal went ahead because both ties ended 2-1 in aggregate. At the Read More

Breaking: Liverpool down Benfica, put foot into Champions League semis, Manchester City earn slim victory vs Atletico Madrid

April 5, 2022 BBC 0

Liverpool will take a two-goal lead into the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Anfield after earning an important victory over Benfica in Lisbon. Luis Diaz scored late in the second half to put Jurgen Klopp’s side in control of the contest after it looked like they had failed to capitalise on a dominant first half. Ibrahima Konate rose highest Read More

Breaking: Chelsea face Real Madrid, Manchester City battle Atletico in Champions League quarterfinal *See full draw

March 18, 2022 BBC 0

Holders Chelsea will face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Manchester City will play Atletico Madrid, while Liverpool tackle Benfica and Bayern Munich take on Villarreal. In the semi-finals, the winner of the Chelsea v Real Madrid tie will face Atletico Madrid or Manchester City, while Benfica or Liverpool will play either Villarreal or Bayern Munich. The Read More

Breaking: Karim Benzema fires hat-trick as PSG crash out of UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid through

March 10, 2022 BBC 0

Karim Benzema scored a superb second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid produced a stirring fightback at a raucous Bernabeu to reach the Champions League quarter-finals at the expense of Paris St-Germain. Kylian Mbappe’s first-half goal had given PSG a deserved two-goal aggregate lead and looked to have put Mauricio Pochettino’s side well on course for the last eight. However, a mistake Read More

Lewandowski sets new hat-trick record as Bayern Munich pound RB Salzburg, advance to UEFA Champions League quarterfinal

March 9, 2022 Agency Report 0

Robert Lewandowski bagged the earliest hat-trick in Champions League history to help Bayern Munich blow RB Salzburg out of the water on Tuesday night. Bayern are cruising past Salzburg in the second leg of their last-16 clash following a 1-1 draw between the two sides in last month’s opener. It was Lewandowski who put them out of sight within 23 Read More

Champions League: Real Madrid ‘s Courtois saves Messi’s penalty as MVP Mbappe scores late winner for PSG

February 16, 2022 Supersport 0

Kylian Mbappe struck in the fourth minute of injury time to give Paris Saint-Germain a precious 1-0 win over Real Madrid in the first leg of their heavyweight Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. It looked as though Real would escape with a draw after weathering a first-half onslaught from PSG before Lionel Messi had a penalty saved by Thibaut Read More

Breaking: Fresh 2021 UEFA Champions League last 16 draw completed, Manchester United dodge PSG, Chukwueze’s Villarreal face Juventus

December 13, 2021 BBC 0

Manchester United will play Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last 16 after the draw for the knockout stages took place for a second time. A “technical problem” caused an error in the initial draw, which Uefa said had been “declared void”. Spanish club, Villarreal where Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze is playing his trade will face Italia Seria A giants Juventus. Read More

Breaking: UEFA makes u-turn on 2021 last 16 Champions League draw

December 13, 2021 BBC 0

The Champions League last-16 draw will take place again at 14:00 GMT after a “technical problem” caused an error in the initial one. Manchester United were initially drawn to face Villarreal but this was not possible because they had faced each other in the group stage. Instead the La Liga side were paired with Manchester City, while United drew Paris Read More

Breaking: At last, Barcelona sack Koeman

October 28, 2021 BBC 0

Ronald Koeman has been sacked as head coach of Barcelona after 14 months in charge at the Nou Camp. Barca have picked up just 15 points from 10 games in La Liga and have already lost twice in the group stage of this season’s Champions League. They are ninth in the table, six points adrift of the joint leaders after losing Read More

Premier League: Man Utd confront Liverpool, Chelsea battle injuries

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Manchester United, revived by their European escape act, face a stern test against bitter rivals Liverpool in a crucial clash in the Premier League title race this weekend. Rocked by injuries to Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner, Chelsea need their understudies to rise to the challenge when the leaders host Norwich. After Steve Bruce’s exit this week, Newcastle head to Read More

UEFA Champions League: Again, Ronaldo rescues Manchester United, Chelsea, Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal, Bayern win

October 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

A late Cristiano Ronaldo winner capped another Manchester United comeback in the Champions League on Wednesday, this time against Atalanta, as holders Chelsea and Bayern Munich cruised to big victories and Barcelona gave their campaign a shot in the arm. The knives were out for United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as his side found themselves 2-0 down at halftime at Read More

Happening now: Ronaldo, Pogba benched, Martial starts as Manchester United, Everton tango in Premier League game

October 2, 2021 Mirror 0

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted the drama of Wednesday’s last-gasp victory over Villarreal played a big part in his selection for the lunchtime kick-off vs Everton. Cristiano Ronaldo’s stoppage time winner spared Manchester United’s blushes to seal a late 2-1 win on his first Champions League appearance back at Old Trafford. Solskjaer conceded the Portuguese forward’s minutes would “need to be Read More