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UEFA Champions League

What next for Manchester City after historic Treble?

Manchester City have done it. They have secured a historic Treble of the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League trophies. They completed this memorable feat with a 1-0 win over Internazionale at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night. As we previewed a few weeks ago, the Treble looked possible once City […]

Are Manchester City on the brink of a memorable treble?

We have reached the business end of another football season and talk turns to who will win the major honours. With Manchester City again in imperious form, fans and pundits alike are starting to ask an inevitable question: are they on the brink of the Treble? What is a Treble? The term ‘Treble’ refers to […]

Higuain And Dybala Too Hot For Hotspur As The Old Lady Book UCL Quarter-Final Spot

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from yesterday evening’s UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg tie between Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur and Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus at Wembley Stadium, as the underdogs surprised many to reach the last eight. Quick-Fire Juve Blow Away Favourites Favourites ahead of last night’s […]

Ronaldo Shines Through PSG Flare Smoke As Real Race Into Quarter-Finals

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from yesterday evening’s UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg clash between Unai Emery’s Paris Saint-Germain and Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid at the Parc des Princes, as the visitors eased into the quarter-finals. Ronaldo Continues Remarkable UCL Scoring Record Portugal International Cristiano […]

Fred Tantalises Suitors As Donetsk Lead Roma Heading Into Second Leg

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from yesterday evening’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg clash between Paulo Fonseca’s Shakhtar Donetsk and Eusebio Di Francesco Roma at the Metalist Oblast Sports Complex, as the hosts pulled off a shock against their Italian visitors. Fred Magic Puts Shakhtar […]

Muller And Lewandowski Strike As Lonely Besiktas Are All But Eliminated From The UEFA Champions League

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from yesterday evening’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg clash between Jupp Heynckes’ Bayern Munich and Senol Gunes’ Besiktas at the Allianz Arena, as the hosts left the visitors with an improbable task to try to get back into this one […]

Real Leave It Late to Gain Advantage as Rampant Ronaldo Strikes in Europe Once again

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg clash between Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid and Unai Emery’s Paris Saint-German at the Bernabeu Stadium yesterday evening, as the hosts took the initiative in Madrid. Late Flurry Puts Real in Driving Seat Two […]

Super Shakhtar End City’s Incredible Winning Run In Donetsk

Paulo Fonseca’s Shakhtar Donetsk became the first team to defeat Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in any Competition this season in the last of the Champions League Group F ties last night. The hosts took the lead early in the first-half with Bernard getting on the scoresheet and Ismaily doubling the advantage just six minutes later, […]

Brilliant Bayern Breeze Past PSG To Allianz Arena Triumph

Jupp Heynckes’ Bayern Munich capped off their Champions League Group Stage campaign with victory over a hapless Paris Saint-Germain under Unai Emery at The Allianz Arena yesterday evening. The home side went ahead early through prolific Polish forward Robert Lewandowski and that advantage was doubled by Corentin Tolisso just before the break. Young French sensation […]

High-flying Timo Werner and RB Leipzig keep Champions League dreams alive

Monaco 1 – 4 Leipzig Falcao (43′) – Jemerson (OG ‘6), Werner (9′, pen. 31′), Keita (45’) Timo Werner and RB Leipzig earned a first – and much needed – away win in European competition, knocking out past season’s semi-finalists and French champions Monaco in the process. The visitors got off to a perfect start […]

Late Batshuayi Brilliance Stuns Atletico As Chelsea Snatch Victory

A remarkable 94th-minute winner from the unlikely source of fringe forward Michy Batshuayi was enough for Chelsea to claim a vital three points in Spain last night at the mercy of an unsuspecting Atletico Madrid. Batshuayi’s strike reaffirmed Antonio Conte’s men’s place at the summit of Group C, but for Diego Simeone’s men, their fate […]

Jake Humphrey Exclusive: “£198 Million Isn’t Too Much”

Following his world-record £198 million move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, there is only one place in the UK where you can watch Neymar in action. That place is BT Sport, the exclusive home of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League as well as Ligue 1 football. The Brazilian has been the talk […]

Zidane orchestrates more Real Madrid Champions League history as Buffon’s elusive crowning glory continues to evade him

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos billed Saturday’s Champions League final in Cardiff as a “date with history” and, following Madrid’s 4-1 win over Juventus, the achievement will certainly be etched into the history of European club football. Real’s victory meant they became the first team to defend the title in the 25-year UEFA Champions League […]

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