Archives: Champions League

UEFA Champions League: What We’ve Learnt From the Opening Round Of 16 Games

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The Champions League is back in earnest after the first-legs of the opening four knockout ties were played this week. As is typically the case with Europe’s premier club competition, we’ve already had our fair share of quality, controversy and … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Unbeaten Streak Faces Its Sternest Test Against Bayer Leverkusen

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It is safe to say that David Moyes assumed the toughest job in the world of football when he was handpicked to be Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor at Manchester United. The Scottish-born manager inherited a club rich in history, has … Continue reading

Picking A Champions League Team of the Season: Who Makes Your XI?

Posted on by Matt Jones
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So, at the conclusion of another season, time to reflect on who the standout performers have been in this campaign. After the first all German final in Champions League history, I decided to pick a best XI based on performances … Continue reading

Champions League Final Match Highlights, Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In one of the most memorable and exciting Champions League Finals in recent memory, Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund on the pitch at Wembley Stadium in London, England. In case you missed it, or if you want to watch it … Continue reading

Champions League Final, Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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WHO: Borussia Dortmund versus Bayern Munich WHAT: Champions League Final WHEN: Kick-off is scheduled for 2:45pm ET WHERE: Live from Wembley Stadium in London HOW: Viewers in the USA can watch the game live on FOX (the free-to-air network) and FOX … Continue reading

Fourth Place Is Not Enough For Arsenal

Posted on by Jack Flahavan
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In the 52nd minute at St. James’ Park, the inevitable happened. Arsenal scored. Not many would have banked on the rejuvenated Laurent Koscielny to break the deadlock in such a fine fashion, putting his team firmly in the driving seat … Continue reading

Champions League Trivia: Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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This year’s UEFA Champions League Final between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich features two of the most entertaining and attack-minded sides in Europe. After Bayern’s devastation with losing last year’s final in their home ground against Chelsea, Jupp Heynckes will … Continue reading

Gus Johnson Hosts Champions League Final Preview Alongside Alan Shearer

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Controversial announcer Gus Johnson will host a 30-minute show after today’s FA Cup Final alongside Alan Shearer. “The Road to Wembley,” a special UEFA Champions League Final preview that relives the journey of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund’s path to … Continue reading

Dortmund and Bayern look to progress despite tricky Champions League ties

Posted on by Michael Cage

Bundesliga sides Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich recommence their Champions League campaigns this month, with tricky second-round fixtures against Shakhtar Donetsk and Arsenal respectively. Both German sides will be confident of their odds of progressing to the quarter-finals, despite the … Continue reading

FC Barcelona Are The 2010-11 Champions

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Congratulations to FC Barcelona for capturing their 2nd Champions League in 3 seasons. Three incisive goals from Messi, Villa and Pedro saw Barca cruise to a 3-1 victory over Manchester United. More analysis to follow.

Champions League Final Live Blog

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Join us over at our sister site, EPL Talk, and share in the discussion and banter with soccer fans around the world. We’re expecting a big crowd online for the biggest game of the season. And we hope you can … Continue reading

2010-11 Champions League Quarter-finals: All to play for at Old Trafford

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The first legs of the quarter-finals saw 3 of 4 matches end with large advantages being established. The fixture that all the attention will be focused on this week will be the second leg match between Manchester United FC and … Continue reading

Milan – Tottenham Match Marred By Thuggery

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I was looking forward to an exciting Champions League tie between perennials AC Milan and newcomers Tottenham Hotspur. The match did deliver excitement but was marred by the mindless actions of both Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso and Mathieu Flamini. UEFA … Continue reading

Tough Draw In Europe For Italian Teams

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

With the Champions League and Europa League draws having taken place, the rest of the season is slowly drifting into a more predictable mush. There’s just one last weekend of Serie A action (this weekend), and then there’s a solid … Continue reading

Champions League Round of 16: Arsenal v Barcelona

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

WOW ! Some great match-ups including a repeat of last season’s final with Inter Milan facing Bayern Munich. The match-up that will likely garner more press is the Arsenal v Barcelona. The two clubs play similar styles though Barcelona is … Continue reading

Roma Through To The Champions League Knockout Stages

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

It’s good to know that there will be three sides from the Serie A in the Champions League round of 16 representing Italy. While AC Milan and Inter Milan had already secured their qualification mathematically for the knockout stages of … Continue reading