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Barcelona unable to find its stride in UEFA Champions League

The Champions League suddenly has become a tough challenge for Barcelona. The Spanish club thrived in nearly every competition it played in the last few years but has failed to …


Determined Edin Dzeko delivers a ‘Romantada’ over Barcelona

Edin Dzeko’s sheer will and brute force were the primary reasons behind Roma’s shocking elimination of Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals. The Bosnia and Herzegovina striker scored two goals …


On the Champions League: Juergen Klopp saw off Man City and thought Barca collapse was a joke

Juergen Klopp says he thought Barcelona’s collapse at Roma was a joke. Klopp had just secured Liverpool’s Champions League victory at Manchester City when he was informed of Barcelona’s 3-0 …


UEFA charges Pep Guardiola with improper conduct

Pep Guardiola has been charged by UEFA after he was sent from the dugout for verbally abusing the referee during Manchester City’s Champions League elimination by Liverpool. UEFA says Guardiola …


Pep Guardiola sees red, falls short in UEFA Champions League again

Pep Guardiola’s wait for a third Champions League title goes on. He won the European Cup twice with Barcelona but failed at three attempts with Bayern Munich. At Manchester City, …


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:53 p.m.

Mohamed Salah lands knockout blow as Liverpool reaches CL semifinals

Liverpool reached the Champions League semifinals after recovering from conceding a goal inside two minutes against Manchester City to win 2-1 thanks to second-half strikes by Mohamed Salah and Roberto …


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:57 p.m.

‘It seems untrue’: Roma stuns Barcelona in UEFA Champions League

Roma pulls off an extraordinary comeback with a 3-0 win over Barcelona to reach the Champions League semifinals and overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg. The Giallorossi advanced …


Real Madrid has depleted defense for 2nd leg against Juventus

Scoring hasn’t been a problem for Real Madrid recently. But the European champions could have issues in defense when they host Juventus in the second leg of the Champions League …


UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 3:58 p.m.

Liverpool blows away Man City in 3-0 win in UCL quarterfinals

Liverpool blew away Manchester City with three goals in the first 31 minutes to secure a 3-0 first-leg win at a rocking Anfield and close in on a first UEFA …


UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 3:28 p.m.

2 own goals help Barcelona beat Roma 4-1 in UCL quarterfinals

A pair of own goals by Daniele De Rossi and Kostas Manolas helped Barcelona beat Roma 4-1 in the opening leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday. Gerard Pique …


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores stunner as Real Madrid beats Juventus 3-0 in UEFA Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo continues to make history as he helped Real Madrid to a 3-0 win at 10-man Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal, scoring a stunning …


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 2:54 p.m.

With some luck, Bayern Munich beats Sevilla 2-1 in UEFA Champions League

Bayern Munich took advantage of two deflected shots to come from behind and defeat Sevilla 2-1 in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday. After being outplayed …


Lionel Messi reaches 100 UCL goals, Barcelona beats Chelsea 3-0

Lionel Messi scored his 99th and 100th goals in the Champions League to send Barcelona through to the quarterfinals for the 11th straight season with a 3-0 win over Chelsea …


Bayern beats Besiktas 3-1 to reach Champions League quarters

Bayern Munich easily advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals for the seventh straight year with a 3-1 win at Besiktas. Thiago Alcantara, Gokhan Gonul’s own goal and Sandro Wagner gave …


UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:04 p.m.

Tearful Giorgio Chiellini inspires Juve to win over Spurs as Italy mourns

Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala scored twice inside three minutes as Juventus stunned Tottenham to reach the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory. Building on the 2-2 draw secured …


UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 3:15 p.m.

City advances to UCL quarterfinals despite loss to Basel

Manchester City lost 2-1 to Basel for its first home defeat in 15 months but advanced to the quarterfinals of the Champions League, winning 5-2 on aggregate. Qualification was almost …


Zinedine Zidane has the answers, Madrid advances in Champions League

Zinedine Zidane always seemed to have the answers when he was on the field and he’s proving to be a pretty good tactician as a coach as well. The former …


Big questions need to be asked as PSG falls short once again

As the curtain closed on another unsuccessful Champions League campaign for Paris Saint-Germain, there was an all-too familiar ring to the comments following its elimination by Real Madrid. The coach …


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 7:35 p.m.

Liverpool advances in UCL after draw with Porto

There’s a familiar name back in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 7:34 p.m.

Real Madrid beats PSG 2-1 to reach UCL quarters

Paris Saint-Germain’s dream of joining Europe’s elite with a Champions League trophy will have to wait another season, as Real Madrid delivered a brutal reality check by cruising through to …


Shakhtar comes from behind to beat Roma 2-1 in Champs League

Shakhtar Donetsk came from behind to beat Roma 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 meeting thanks to a stunning goal from Brazil midfielder Fred. The 24-year-old …


Man United holds Sevilla in CL thanks to De Gea save

Manchester United held Sevilla to a 0-0 draw in their first-leg match in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. The hosts played well and had most of …


Lionel Messi scores vs Chelsea at 9th attempt to give Barca UCL draw

Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea in his ninth attempt to recover a 1-1 draw for Barcelona in the Champions League last-16. The Argentine canceled out Willian’s strike …


Bayern cruises to 5-0 win over Besiktas in UCL

Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski both scored twice as Bayern Munich defeated 10-man Besiktas 5-0 to all but secure progress to the Champions League quarterfinals for the seventh straight season. …


Ronaldo scores 2 as PSG learns Champions League lesson

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal in each half as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in their first-leg match in the last 16 of the Champions …


Sadio Mane scores hat trick as Liverpool routs Porto 5-0

Liverpool put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-0 away rout of Porto in the first leg of their last-16 match. Sadio Mane scored a hat trick …


Harry Kane leads Spurs’ recovery in 2-2 draw at Juventus

Tottenham recovered from conceding twice inside the opening nine minutes to draw 2-2 at Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 match. Gonzalo Higuain scored twice, including …


Man City sends out another statement with 4-0 win at Basel

Manchester City beat Basel 4-0 away in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 match. Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero scored by the 23rd minute before Gundogan …


UCL Roundup: Liverpool completes UEFA Champions League sweep for England

England has become the first country to have five teams in the knockout stage of the Champions League after Liverpool completed a sweep for Premier League clubs with a 7-0 …


Spurs, Man City qualify on good night for English clubs in UEFA Champions League

English clubs shone in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday as Tottenham humbled Real Madrid and Manchester City beat Napoli to secure their places in the knockout stages with two …