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Champions League and Europa League permutations - and what it all means for top four

English football could have winners in the Champions League and Europa League but what does it mean for next season [Author: Liam Prenderville]
Tags: News, Champions League, Europa League, Liam Prenderville


Maurizio Sarri gives injury update on Eden Hazard before Burnley

Chelsea vs Burnley Chelsea host Burnley on Monday in a huge clash as they look to move into a Champions League place. The Blues have four Premier League games remaining this season and sit 5th in the table on 66 points. Chelsea are only behind 4th place Arsenal on goal difference and just one point off 3rd place Tottenham. However, Maurizio Sarri’s side have played one more game than both the North London clubs. Chelsea are also just two points behind 6th place Manchester United who also have a...
Tags: Sport, Frankfurt, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, Champions League, Burnley, Olivier Giroud, Chelsea FC, Etihad Stadium, Europa League, Valencia, north London


Liverpool’s Sadio Mane reveals secret to success

Sadio Mane has provided a brief insight into his superb recent form, on the back of Liverpool securing their place in the final-4 of the Champions League. Liverpool continue to impress Jurgen Klopp’s men travelled to the Estádio do Dragão last night, for the 2nd-leg of their Champions League semi-final tie with Portuguese giants Porto. The Reds headed into proceedings as clear favourites to advance, having secured a 2-0 win in the tie’s opener at Anfield last week. And, when all was said and d...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Southampton, Portugal, Champions League, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Reds, Porto, FC Porto, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane


Juventus’ failure linked to Italy’s ‘catenaccio’ past

ROME (AP) — Nearly 70 years after the tactic was invented, Italian clubs are still struggling to shed their “catenaccio” past. Juventus has come in for harsh criticism over its defensive play during a surprising elimination by a young and exciting Ajax squad in the Champions League this week. “In Italy, soccer is still defensive […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ajax, Ap, Rome, Italy, Champions League, Juventus


How Christian Eriksen reacted to Real Madrid questions after Man City

Christian Eriksen reacted to Real Madrid questions Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur has revealed a nugget from an incident in the mixed zone after Tottenham’s Champions League success at Man City. Spurs are through to the semifinals after edging out City on away goals. The tie finished 4-4 on aggregate, while City beat Spurs 4-3 yesterday. After the match, reporters from Spain stopped Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen. Eriksen was asked about the possibility of leaving Spurs for Real Madrid. In a...
Tags: City, Spain, Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Champions League, Pep Guardiola, Christian Eriksen, Moussa Sissoko, Man City, Eriksen


Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to reaching Champions League semi-finals

Liverpool’s players have been celebrating reaching the Champions League semi-finals for a second successive season. A 1-4 win over Porto last... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Portugal, Champions League, Porto


Jurgen Klopp & Virgil van Dijk make Liverpool vs Barcelona predictions

Porto 1 – Liverpool 4 Liverpool scored four goals away at Porto in the Champions League for the second season running on Wednesday. A 4-1 away win completed Liverpool 6-1 aggregate victory over the Dragons in the quarterfinal. All three Liverpool forwards got on the scoresheet in Portugal. Sadio Mane opened, Mo Salah scored the second, while sub Roberto Firmino netted the third. Virgil van Dijk scored a fourth for Liverpool in the final stages. Eder Militao, who will leave Porto to join Barcelo...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Liverpool, Portugal, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Cardiff, Luis Suarez, Messi, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Porto, Suarez, Philippe Coutinho


Guardiola laments 'cruel' Champions League exit to Spurs

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola describes his side's quarter-final exit from the Champions League as cruel, after a VAR-filled thriller with Tottenham.
Tags: News, Soccer, Manchester City, Spurs, Champions League, Pep Guardiola, Guardiola


Tweets and Photos: Spurs players react to beating Man City

Tottenham Hotspur’s players have been posting on social media to react to reaching the Champions League semi-finals. The north Londoners beat... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Tottenham, Champions League, Man City


Video: Man City 4-3 Tottenham (goals and highlights)

Tottenham Hotspur are through to the Champions League semi-finals after an incredible quarter-final second leg against Manchester City this evening.... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Tottenham, Champions League, Football videos


Video: Jurgen Klopp speaks after Liverpool reach Champions League semi-finals

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed a “special” achievement after his side reached the Champions League semi-finals for a second... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Portugal, Champions League, Jurgen Klopp, Football videos


Video: Heung-min Son and Christian Eriksen react to Spurs’ win over Man City

Tottenham Hotspur duo Heung-min Son and Christian Eriksen have been reacting to their dramatic Champions League quarter-final win over Manchester... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Champions League, Christian Eriksen, Man City, Heung, Football videos, Manchester Click


Video: Scenes as Spurs celebrate beating Man City

These were the dramatic scenes on the pitch as Tottenham Hotspur celebrated beating Manchester City to reach the Champions League semi-finals. A 4-3... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Tottenham, Champions League, Man City, Football videos


Video: Harry Kane celebrates Spurs beating Man City

Tottenham Hotspur are through to the Champions League semi-finals. Striker Harry Kane was glued to his TV screen with the rest of us as the side Pep... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Tottenham, Champions League, Harry Kane, Man City, Football videos


Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League quarter-final – live!

Second-leg updates from the Etihad StadiumFollow Porto v Liverpool with Scott MurraySend your thoughts to Rob via email here 8.39pm BST 39 min “Rob,” says Lord KIA, “this game is nothing but a ploy to make sure you get no room to breathe. It’s all so easy to see.”Though not to breathe. 8.39pm BST 38 min Sod it, put Llorente on. Continue reading...
Tags: Football, Sport, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Manchester City, Champions League, Rob, Kia, Etihad, Porto, Llorente, Scott MurraySend


Lazio revives Champions League chances with win over Udinese

ROME (AP) — Lazio revived its chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Udinese in Serie A on Wednesday. In seventh place, Lazio moved within three-points of fourth-place AC Milan and the final Champions League berth. Udinese remained 16th, three points above the drop zone. Despite a modest budget, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rome, Champions League, Ac Milan, Lazio, Udinese


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals Manchester United’s summer plans after Barcelona

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opened up on his plans for the club in the summer. The Red Devils were eliminated from the Champions League at the hands of FC Barcelona. The Catalan Giants comfortably brushed aside United winning the tie 4-0 on aggregate. Solskjaer: “One or two additions to the squad will happen in the summer” BARCELONA, SPAIN – APRIL 16: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal as David De Gea of Manchester United reacts du...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Champions League, Lionel Messi, David De Gea, Uefa, Camp Nou, United, Red Devils, Paul Scholes, Ashley Young, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer


Juventus shares slump after Champions League defeat

Shares tumble after Juventus is knocked out of the Champions League by Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam.
Tags: Business, Champions League, Juventus


Ronaldinho reveals his Man City vs Tottenham prediction

Ronaldinho’s Man City vs Tottenham prediction Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho has given his thoughts on tonight’s Champions League clash between Man City and Tottenham. Spurs head to the Etihad Stadium with a slim 1-0 advantage from the first leg. After Harry Kane’s season was derailed with an ankle ligament injury, Son Heung-min stepped up to score the winner for Spurs. So can Tottenham cause an upset, avoid losing tonight, and dump Man City out the Champions League? Were that to happen, Man Ci...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Champions League, Harry Kane, Man City, Etihad Stadium, Psg, Ronaldinho, Dele Alli, Son Heung, Fernandinho, Tottenham Spurs


Juventus shares plunge after Champions League elimination

Shares in Juventus plunged as much as a quarter in value on Wednesday after the Italian soccer club was knocked out of Europe's Champions League competition by Ajax Amsterdam.
Tags: Europe, Money, businessNews, Champions League, Juventus


Tottenham or Man City: Daley Blind & Matthijs de Ligt discuss preferred opponents

Juventus 1 – Ajax 2 Ajax started the Champions League in the qualifiers. After a 2-1 win in Turin over Juventus, Ajax are now in the quarterfinals of world football’s premier club competition. Ajax, who had already dispatched Bayern Munich and Real Madrid in the Champions League, have now knocked out Juventus. And the Dutch side won the hard way after Cristiano Ronaldo had put Juve in front with a header. Donny van de Beek drew Ajax level in the 34th minute, before club captain Matthijs de Ligt...
Tags: Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Daley Blind, Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez, Man City, Etihad Stadium


Barcelona will win the Champions League - Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Barcelona are the favourites to win the Champions League this year.
Tags: News, Barcelona, Soccer, Champions League, Gunnar Solskjaer, Solskjaer


Barcelona mock Man Utd with brutal Lionel Messi tweet after Champions League win

The wheels came off for United in the Nou Camp as the Argentine delivered a devastating first-half double [Author: Sam Elliott]
Tags: Football, Barcelona, Champions League, Lionel Messi, United, Sam Elliott


Rio Ferdinand's surprising prediction on who will win the Champions League

The ex-Manchester United star was speaking after seeing his side go down 4-0 to Barcelona on aggregate on Tuesday night [Author: Mark Jones]
Tags: News, Barcelona, Manchester United, Champions League, Rio Ferdinand, Mark Jones


Revealed: Lionel Messi’s staggering record vs top six Premier League clubs

Barcelona vs Man United Manchester United and Barcelona went head-to-head on Tuesday as they vied for a place in the Champions League semi-final. United lost the first leg 1-0 thanks to a Luke Shaw own goal. Heading into the second leg, the main focus was on United’s starting line-up. The out of form Ashley Young retained his place in the back four despite his poor display in the first leg and vs Wolves. Then, Phil Jones was played at right-back while Diogo Dalot sat on the bench. Time for the...
Tags: England, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, Luke Shaw, David De Gea, Uefa, Harry Kane


Messi magic and De Gea blunder ease Barcelona past Manchester United

If there was one tiny glimmer of consolation for Manchester United, it was that they encountered Lionel Messi on one of those nights when he appeared to belong to a different species. Messi loves the big occasion and, once again, he used the Champions League to provide yet more evidence for the already bulging portfolio that tells us nobody, not even Maradona, has ever taken football artistry to a higher level. Related: Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United: Champions League player ratings Continue...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Manchester United, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Messi, De Gea, Maradona


Ronaldinho believing in Tottenham can spur on a win against Man City - Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Ronaldinho believing that Tottenham Hotspurs can win the Champions League will spur them on to beat Manchester City
Tags: News, Soccer, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Champions League, Ronaldinho, Tottenham Hotspurs, Man City Pochettino


Barcelona v Manchester United: Champions League quarter-final – live!

Champions League updates from the second leg (first leg: 1-0)Juventus v Ajax: Champions League quarter-final – live!And feel free to email Daniel here or tweet him here 8.40pm BST 38 min United’s first attack in sometime and Pogba, who seems to lost his goals from range in the elan black-hole that is post-Fergie United, dribbles an effort straight at Ter Stegen. 8.38pm BST 37 min There’s a tie brewing in Turin! Van de Beek has equalised for Ajax, who now need to score once to force Juve...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Manchester United, Champions League, Juventus, United, Daniel, Juve, Pogba, ter Stegen, Fergie United, Turin Van de Beek


Video: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shares a joke with Sir Alex Ferguson at Camp Nou

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks relaxed ahead of kick-off in this evening’s Champions League quarter-final second leg... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, Champions League, Camp Nou, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Football videos


Video: Man Utd arriving at Camp Nou

Manchester United have arrived at Camp Nou ahead of this evening’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Barcelona. Manager Ole... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, Champions League, Camp Nou, Football videos