UEFA Champions League: Potter kicks off winless Chelsea reign as Manchester City, Real Madrid, Napoli pull victories

September 15, 2022 Editor 0

Erling Haaland scored an acrobatic late winner against his old club as Manchester City beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while there were hard-earned victories for Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. Meanwhile Chelsea were held by Red Bull Salzburg in their first match under new head coach Graham Potter, as Rangers lost heavily again and Celtic Read More

Champions League debacle: Real Madrid make crucial demand

June 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

Real Madrid have asked for answers into the “series of unfortunate events” at the Champions League final against Liverpool in Paris on 28 May. They also want to know why the Stade de France was chosen for the game and who is “responsible for leaving the fans abandoned and defenceless”. “Football has transmitted an image to the world which is Read More

Crisis mars UEFA Champions League final build-up

May 28, 2022 Dailymail 0

Chaos outside the Stade de France has marred the Champions League final build-up, with kick-off now pushed back by 36 minutes as fans struggle to get in. It has been reported that hundreds of supporters were able to force their way through screening outside the ground in Paris, and are unlikely to have tickets. While they may not be inside the stadium, Read More

UEFA Champions League final: Liverpool to pocket £106m if…

May 26, 2022 Editor 0

For a golden period in the 1970s and 80s, English football ruled the roost in Europe. And since claiming seven out of 10 European Cups through the triumphs of Nottingham Forest, Liverpool and Aston Villa, England has strived to restore those continental bragging rights. Now, the country can finally step into a new era of supremacy, say analysts, as the Read More

[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