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PSG style, Man Utd goals, Chelsea drama in Champions League

More routs, stunning losses and late drama made for a standout night in the Champions League on Wednesday.


Ronaldo brace keeps Real Madrid level with Tottenham

A two-goal performance by Cristiano Ronaldo gave Real Madrid a 3-1 win at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday, keeping the defending champions at the top of Group …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 11:41 a.m.

Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League group with Dortmund, Tottenham

Real Madrid’s route to retaining the Champions League title looks a lot like last year’s, only tougher. The two-time defending champion has been drawn again with Borussia Dortmund, which won …


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 4:48 p.m.

Gareth Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

Gareth Bale’s season ended on a good note. Bale didn’t get to start in Saturday’s Champions League final as he had hoped for, but he came in as a late …


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 3:20 p.m.

Another major trophy in Zinedine Zidane’s young coaching career

Only 18 months into his first head-coaching job, Zinedine Zidane is lifting his fourth trophy with Real Madrid. Zidane led the Spanish club to its second Champions League title with …


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:42 p.m.

Fans in near-stampede in Turin after Champions League match

Juventus fans watching the Champions League final rushed out of a Turin piazza in panic Saturday after witnesses reported hearing a loud sound. At least one person was carried away …


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 5:21 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Cristiano Ronaldo showcased his enduring scoring qualities to ensure Real Madrid became the first Champions League holders to defend the title. Ronaldo scored twice in a 4-1 victory over Juventus …


Cristiano Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo goes to Cardiff for the Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus playing his best soccer of the season. Ronaldo says “I feel good, in great form.”


A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

Here’s a look at the player duels that could be decisive when Juventus and Real Madrid meet in Saturday’s Champions League final: Buffon vs. Ronaldo; Alves vs. Marcelo; Higuain vs. …


Player guide for Champions League holder Real Madrid

A look at the top 11 players who led Real Madrid to Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus.


Player guide for Champions League finalist Juventus

A look at the top 11 players who led Juventus to Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid.


UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:37 a.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo looks to break new ground at Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo is back in the Champions League final and looking to break new ground by helping Real Madrid become the first in the Champions League to defend its title. …


UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:18 p.m.

Madrid eliminates Atletico, reaches Champions League final

Defending champion Real Madrid has withstood an early onslaught by Atletico Madrid to reach a third Champions League final in four years, despite a 2-1 loss to its city rival. …


Experience the difference between Juventus and Monaco

Monaco still has much to learn. Juventus was a class apart in both legs of the Champions League semifinals, with its veteran defense stifling the French league club’s much-vaunted attack. …


UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 4:19 p.m.

Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final

Dani Alves has inspired Juventus to a 2-1 win over Monaco to send the Italian club to its second Champions League final in three years. Alves set up Mario Mandzukic’s …


Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal

The rivalry between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid has intensified entering the second leg of the Champions League semifinals, with Atletico going on Twitter to take some shots at the …


Gonzalo Higuain, Gianluigi Buffon star at each end as Juventus beats Monaco

Record signing Gonzalo Higuain scored two opportunist goals and veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made some crucial saves as Juventus won 2-0 at Monaco to take a commanding lead from the …


Ronaldo leads Madrid to 3-0 win over Atletico in CL semis

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a hat trick to lead Real Madrid to a commanding 3-0 win over city rival Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. …


Monaco’s free-scoring attack faces biggest test vs. Juventus

An intriguing battle lies in store between arguably best the attack in Europe and its toughest central defense when Monaco faces Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League …


Champs League semis: Madrid city derby, Juventus vs Monaco

Defending champion Real Madrid will meet city rival Atletico Madrid in the semifinals of the Champions league in a rematch of last season’s final. The Spanish teams also met in …


Monaco has no fear of Champions League semifinal opponent

Monaco has reached the Champions League semifinals after beating German side Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to progress 6-3 on aggregate after winning the first leg 3-2 in Germany. Rising teen star …


No Barcelona comeback as Juventus reaches Champions League semis

Juventus made sure there were no more miracles at Camp Nou, as the Italian visitors stifled Barcelona to earn a 0-0 draw and advance to the Champions League semifinals. The …


Dortmund: police held team bus for 20 minutes before game

Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has vented his frustration after local police delayed the team bus when it was ready to leave the hotel for the Champions League quarterfinal against …


Monaco offers Dortmund a gift as a show of solidarity

In a show of solidarity before they face each other in the Champions League on Wednesday night Monaco has offered Borussia Dortmund a gift to show its support following last …


Cristiano Ronaldo peaks at key moment of the season

It had been a quiet season so far, but Cristiano Ronaldo knew things were about to go his way. The Madrid forward shone with five goals in the two Champions …


Bayern blasts referee after Champions League loss to Madrid

Bayern Munich has singled out Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai as the decisive factor for its Champions League quarterfinal exit to Real Madrid. “I have to say, I’m filled with unbelievable …


Remarkable Leicester journey ended by Atletico Madrid

Some weary Leicester players collapsed to the ground while others were consoled by the victorious Atletico Madrid visitors. The journey ended in the Champions League for England’s last remaining representatives …


Madrid clubs back on top in European soccer

Madrid clubs are making a habit of succeeding in European soccer. For the third time in four seasons, both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have made it to Champions League …


Ronaldo hat trick puts Real Madrid into Champions League semis

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to help Real Madrid beat 10-man Bayern Munich 4-2 after extra time and send the defending champions through to the semifinals of the Champions …


Atletico ends Leicester fairytale to reach another Champions League semi

Atletico Madrid reached the Champions League semifinals for the third time in four seasons by ending Leicester’s fairytale European journey on Tuesday. It was a 1-1 at the King Power …