Category Archive: UEFA Competitions

UEFA Football Competitions News

Apr 25

Champions League set for goals landmark

With 364 goals scored in the UEFA Champions League this season, the 2016/17 campaign is set to be the most prolific since the competition’s launch in 1992/93.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2460145.html?rss=2460145+Champions+League+set+for+goals+landmark

Apr 25

Celta v Man. United background

Unbeaten in their last five European games, Celta will look to create a major upset in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals and get to the Stockholm decider at the expense of Manchester United.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2017/matches/round=2000796/match=2019699/prematch/background/index.html?rss=2460928+Celta+v+Man.+United+background

Apr 25

Ajax v Lyon background

Ajax are within sight of the UEFA Europa League final as they welcome Lyon for their semi-final opener, and will hope their excellent home form can help pave the way to Stockholm.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2017/matches/round=2000796/match=2019698/prematch/background/index.html?rss=2460927+Ajax+v+Lyon+background

Apr 24

The top goalscorers in Europe’s eight leading leagues

Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani are the top scorers in Europe’s highest-ranked domestic leagues for now, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s weekend strike sent him clear at the top in Germany.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2454846.html?rss=2454846+The+top+goalscorers+in+Europe's+eight+leading+leagues

Apr 24

Liverpool need flawless finish and a Manchester City favour, says Emre Can

• Midfielder wants wins in last four games in battle for Champions League spot
• Pep Guardiola’s City can aid Jürgen Klopp’s side by beating Manchester United

Emre Can has said Liverpool need a flawless end to the season to secure Champions League qualification and a favour from Manchester City against José Mourinho’s United on Thursday.

Liverpool’s hold on a top-four finish weakened on Sunday when they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home against Crystal Palace. “It is always the same,” said Can, lamenting the “stupid” defending at a set piece that enabled Christian Benteke to seal Palace’s victory with a second goal of the game against his former club.

Related: Mamadou Sakho: Christian Benteke handshake was not meant to offend Liverpool

Continue reading…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/apr/24/liverpool-need-flawless-finish-manchester-city-favour-emre-can-champions-league

Apr 24

Liverpool need flawless finish and a Manchester City favour, says Emre Can

• Midfielder wants wins in last four games in battle for Champions League spot
• Pep Guardiola’s City can aid Jürgen Klopp’s side by beating Manchester United

Emre Can has said Liverpool need a flawless end to the season to secure Champions League qualification and a favour from Manchester City against José Mourinho’s United on Thursday.

Liverpool’s hold on a top-four finish weakened on Sunday when they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home against Crystal Palace. “It is always the same,” said Can, lamenting the “stupid” defending at a set piece that enabled Christian Benteke to seal Palace’s victory with a second goal of the game against his former club.

Related: Mamadou Sakho: Christian Benteke handshake was not meant to offend Liverpool

Continue reading…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/apr/24/liverpool-need-flawless-finish-manchester-city-favour-emre-can-champions-league

Apr 24

Liverpool need flawless finish and a Manchester City favour, says Emre Can

• Midfielder wants wins in last four games in battle for Champions League spot
• Pep Guardiola’s City can aid Jürgen Klopp’s side by beating Manchester United

Emre Can has said Liverpool need a flawless end to the season to secure Champions League qualification and a favour from Manchester City against José Mourinho’s United on Thursday.

Liverpool’s hold on a top-four finish weakened on Sunday when they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home against Crystal Palace. “It is always the same,” said Can, lamenting the “stupid” defending at a set piece that enabled Christian Benteke to seal Palace’s victory with a second goal of the game against his former club.

Related: Mamadou Sakho: Christian Benteke handshake was not meant to offend Liverpool

Continue reading…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/apr/24/liverpool-need-flawless-finish-manchester-city-favour-emre-can-champions-league

Apr 24

Real Madrid 2-3 Barcelona: reaction and analysis

“We’re not distraught and we’re not sunk,” said Zinédine Zidane after a 3-2 home loss to Barcelona knocked Real Madrid off the top of the Liga. UEFA.com’s Richard Martin asks what it all means.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2461765.html?rss=2461765+Real+Madrid+2-3+Barcelona:+reaction+and+analysis

Apr 23

Messi sinks Madrid, Juventus and Monaco triumph

Real Madrid were left licking their wounds after Lionel Messi buried his 500th Barcelona goal late on to clinch a thrilling Clásico win, on a day when Juventus and Monaco both prevailed.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2460814.html?rss=2460814+Messi+sinks+Madrid,+Juventus+and+Monaco+triumph

Apr 23

United all smiles, Ajax, Lyon and Celta suffer

Manchester United made light of Zlatan Ibrahimović’s injury absence to close on the top four in England, but fellow semi-finalists Celta Vigo, Lyon and Ajax all suffered defeats.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2460837.html?rss=2460837+United+all+smiles,+Ajax,+Lyon+and+Celta+suffer

Apr 23

Messi scores 500th Barcelona goal

Lionel Messi scored twice in Sunday’s Clásico – including a last-gasp winner – to bring up his 500th goal for Barcelona. UEFA.com takes a closer look at his incredible feat.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2459119.html?rss=2459119+Messi+scores+500th+Barcelona+goal

Apr 23

United all smiles, Ajax and Celta suffer

Manchester United made light of Zlatan Ibrahimović’s absence to close on the top four in England, while their semi-final rivals Celta suffered defeat and Ajax’s title hopes took a hit.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2460837.html?rss=2460837+United+all+smiles,+Ajax+and+Celta+suffer

Apr 22

Sunday’s gossip column

Man City to spend £250m this summer, Pep Guardiola targets Kylian Mbappe, Man Utd willing to pay £58.6m for Marquinhos, plus more.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/39681904

Apr 22

Griezmann gives Atlético three more points

Antoine Griezmann scored the winner as Atlético extended their unbeaten run to 12 games at Espanyol, with the remaining UEFA Champions League semi-finalists in action on Sunday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2460814.html?rss=2460814+Griezmann+gives+Atl%C3%A9tico+three+more+points

Apr 22

Real Madrid v Barcelona: Sunday’s Clásico in-depth

Barcelona will effectively kiss the title goodbye if they fail to beat Real Madrid in Sunday’s ‘Mega Clásico’; UEFA.com’s men in Spain explain the situation on the ground.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2459182.html?rss=2459182+Real+Madrid+v+Barcelona:+Sunday's+Cl%C3%A1sico+in-depth

Apr 22

Real Madrid v Barcelona: Sunday’s Clásico in depth

Barcelona will effectively kiss the title goodbye if they fail to beat Real Madrid in Sunday’s ‘Mega Clásico’; UEFA.com’s men in Spain explain the situation on the ground.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2459182.html?rss=2459182+Real+Madrid+v+Barcelona:+Sunday's+Cl%C3%A1sico+in+depth

Older posts «