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UEFA Champions League

Are Mbappé and Håland the new Messi and Ronaldo?

Kylian MbappĂ© and Erling HĂĄland have been writing more football headlines this month, with both breaking club goalscoring records. On Saturday 4th March, MbappĂ© scored his 201st goal for Paris Saint-Germain, becoming the club’s record goalscorer. Then on Tuesday 14th March, HĂĄland hit five goals for Man City against RB Leipzig in the Champions League. […]

What Juventus and Real Madrid’s Extraordinary Game Taught Us

And breathe. After arguably one of the most exciting games recent Champions League memory, Juventus and Real Madrid’s second leg was one that will love long in European folklore. As the dust settles and Juventus fans enter the bargaining stage of grief, we can reflect on what we learned from an unforgettable match. Gareth Bale’ […]

Spurs Claim Crucial Away Goals Thanks To Eriksen Magic

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from last night’s Champions League Round of 16 first-leg clash between Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus and Mauricio Pochettino’s, who played out a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Allianz Stadium. Lilywhites Claim Crucial Away Goals With things now evenly poised head into next month’s return […]

Champions League Draw: Holders Real face PSG while Spurs paired with Juventus and Chelsea take on Barca

Juventus v Tottenham Hotspur 13 February, 7 March Spurs were rewarded for finishing top of a group with Dortmund and Real Madrid with a tie against Italian champions Juventus. Although currently struggling in Serie A, lying in third, Juventus have history of success in the competition, making it to the final last campaign. While Juventus […]

Arsenal 2005/06 and the Champions League trophy that slipped from their grasp

Arsenal are back in action in the unfamiliar territory of the Europa League this week, so we thought we’d look back at when the North London side could compete with Europe’s elite. Cast your mind back to the 2005/2006 season, where Arsenal reached the Champions League final, finishing runners-up to the emerging force that was […]

Champions League quarter-finals draw: Who will make the final four?

The Champions League quarter-finals draw did not disappoint on Friday as the last eight teams in European football’s elite found out their fate. With some real footballing heavyweights going toe-to-toe next month, the battle to make the final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff looks set to be tightly contested. Here is a breakdown of […]

From the Touchline: PSG Press Barcelona Likely Out of Champions League

Generally speaking, there are two strategies to deal with the Barcelona possession game. The first, and most often used, is to sit back, hunker down, and hope to hit Barca on the break. The downside is that you must rely on your team to play cohesive defence that can stop a front three that are […]

Champions League draw proves tough for Arsenal, Manchester City and Leicester

English clubs face tough tests if they are to progress in the knockout stages of the Champions League after the draw was made today in Nyon, Switzlerland. Arsenal have drawn Bayern Munich and after the Gunners topped their group they were hoping to come up against one of the lesser teams to have finished in second […]

Riyad Mahrez in buoyant mood as Leicester look to seal last 16 Champions League spot

Riyad Mahrez reckons Leicester City are in confident mood ahead of the crucial Champions League clash with Club Brugge as they bid to reach the last 16. Leicester winger Mahrez spoke going into the Premier League champions’ match tonight in which they could seal a place in the last 16. City are top of Group […]

Will Juventus Succeed in the Champions League this Season

Juventus have dominated Italian football in the last couple of years and last season’s comeback demonstrated how powerful they are. Juventus managed to win their fifth title in a row but they are not going to stop here. Back in 2005-2006 season Juventus won the title, but after the Calciopoli scandal Juventus were one of […]

“I Will Play For Man United Next Season” Confirms 5ft 11″ POWERFUL Striker

Manchester United striker James Wilson has maintained extreme confidence that he will be a Manchester United player next season and will not be loaned out. The 19 year old believes that his performance for United during their pre-season tour of America will be enough to convince the Dutch Manager to keep him for the season. […]

Girouds Omission From Champions League, Another Arsenal Gaffe

Arsenal have been involved in several gaffe in the past especially one that involves how a player’s injury was managed. The recent injury to Mesut Ozil was a case in point. The German playmaker was ruled out by its national team medical staff for a period of three months in October. But Arsene Wenger was […]

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