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Archives: shakhtar donetsk

PSG vs Chelsea and Shakhtar vs Bayern; TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After a break of 69 days, the UEFA Champions League returns today with the beginning of the Round of 16 featuring Paris Saint-Germain against Chelsea and Shakhtar vs Bayern. Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Paris Saint-Germain … Continue reading

Shakhtar Donetsk coach says his team will be heroes if they beat Bayern Munich

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Shakhtar Donetsk have not played a competitive game since the turn of the New Year. In fact, the Ukrainian champions’ last match was on December 14th against Porto on matchday six of the Champions League. Since that time, Shakhtar have competed in … Continue reading

Champions League preview, predicted lineups, TV schedule and predictions

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League typically churns out some of the most dramatic soccer matches of the entire campaign and we don’t have to wait long until the last-16 gets underway. This season’s competition is packed with … Continue reading

Liverpool Lose Out as Dortmund Sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan for £21.5million: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Liverpool Football Club have lost out on the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan after the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder has signed for Borussia Dortmund for a transfer fee of £21.5million, according to the BBC. Brendan Rodgers has already signed Iago Aspas, Kolo Toure and … Continue reading

Barcelona 5-0 Real Madrid: Can Real still be considered Champions League contenders?

Posted on by Mark McAllister

Tonight’s game promised to give one of the closest indications so far of who could become European champions this year, but in truth, nobody could’ve predicted what followed. Barcelona dissected their rivals with precise, incisive play that arguably would have … Continue reading

Roma Score Late In Comeback Win Over Bayern

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

In the first eight matches of this Champions League matchday, there was plenty of excitement to go around. Some sides like Chelsea have made sure that they’re going through top of the group, while others like Arsenal have complicated their … Continue reading

Real Madrid Grab Last-Gasp Goal For 2-2 Draw

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

After a truly fantastic matchday of Champions League action, there are so many things to review, especially after so many goals were scored. There were 53 goals scored in all 16 matches of the Champions League this midweek, that’s an … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Round of 32 — Predictions and Previews

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

It has been a while since we’ve had some UEFA competition to talk about but the UEFA Cup Round of 32 kicks off today and tomorrow with some fantastic matchups. The showcase fixture has to be Werder Bremen vs AC … Continue reading

Transfer Update: Kaka to Manchester City?

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

At our sister site EPLTalk.com and on all the major soccer sites, the buzz is about the proposed purchase of Kaka by Manchester City. Representatives from Manchester City have traveled to Milan and a bid has been made, reportedly in … Continue reading

At The Turn: Who Needs to Win

Posted on by Mike

To use a golf analogy, the teams in the group stage of the Champions League make the turn today and tomorrow with the completion of the first three games of the group stage. And while it’s early, for some teams, … Continue reading

Champions League News Roundup

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With World Cup qualifying on, its been a little slow for UEFA club competition news but here are some stories around the web that I thought you’d find interesting. ESPN Soccernet details the problems at Fenerbahce Bundesliga Talk has posted … Continue reading

Champions League Group C Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

FC Basel 1893 How They Got Here:Basel beat Vitoria de Guimaraes (also known as Vitoria SC) 2-1 on aggregate in the third round of qualifying. Basel won the Swiss League last season. Star Performer: MF Benjamin Huggel. An experienced member … Continue reading

Benfica’s Bounceback and Inzaghi’s Golden Strike

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The stories of legendary proportions continued to be written on Tuesday night as Group D was decided. In a stunning reversal of fortunes, former Group D leaders Shakhtar Donetsk were knocked out of all European competitions last night. Oscar Cardozo … Continue reading

Group D Decided Today

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

As AC Milan will be heading to Tokyo to compete in the FIFA Club World Cup against Boca Juniors and other regional champions, the final group games in Group D have been bumped up to today. Coming off last week’s … Continue reading