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Jan 20

Arsenal and Villarreal soar but Atlético frustrated

Arsenal produced a devastating early blitz and Villarreal impressed again but Atlético Madrid were held and Leipzig slipped further away from the Bundesliga summit.

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Jan 20

Agüero keeps City clear of United and Chelsea

Sergio Agüero’s hat-trick ensured Manchester City maintained their sizeable Premier League buffer, despite the best efforts of Manchester United and Chelsea, while Sevilla won impressively away.

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Jan 19

Why Sergi Roberto is an unsung hero at Barcelona

Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract, with Barcelona also setting a €500m buy-out clause for the 25-year-old; UEFA.com’s Joe Walker explains why he is worth more than his weight in gold.

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Jan 19

How brilliant is Alexis Sánchez?

“He’s a bull – he goes again and again,” said one of Alexis Sánchez’s former captains; UEFA.com gets all excited about the splendour of the Chilean forward once nickamed ‘Squirrel’.

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Jan 18

Neymar hits four, Madrid eke out cup win

Neymar struck four and Edinson Cavani hit a landmark goal in Paris Saint-Germain’s biggest win of 2017/18, while it took a late Marco Asensio finish to earn Real Madrid a cup win on Thursday.

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Jan 17

Neymar hits four as Barcelona suffer surprise cup loss

Neymar struck four and Edinson Cavani hit a landmark goal in Paris Saint-Germain’s biggest win of 2017/18 but Chelsea and Barcelona were given severe tests.

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Jan 16

Chelsea and Barcelona renew rivalry

After a six-year wait, the latest chapter in one of European football’s most enthralling recent rivalries will be played out as Chelsea welcome Barcelona for the first leg.

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Jan 16

Sevilla steeled for Manchester United visit

Sevilla have never made it past the round of 16 and face a tall order to alter that record this year against a Manchester United side who have lost only one of their last eight games in Spain.

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Jan 16

Real Madrid welcome Paris in heavyweight showdown

The first installment of a heavyweight European contest takes place at the Santiago Bernabéu as holders Real Madrid cross swords with Paris Saint-Germain.

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Jan 16

Bayern present tall order for Beşiktaş’ knockout bow

Bayern München will be aiming to make the most of home advantage in the first leg of their tie against Beşiktaş, who are in the knockout rounds for the first time.

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Jan 16

Porto look for first Liverpool success

Porto will hope to finally get the better of Liverpool at the fifth time of asking as the teams meet in the round of 16, with the Portuguese side boasting better recent knockout form.

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Jan 16

Juventus wary for Tottenham test

Juventus have got plenty of knockout pedigree, having reached two of the last three finals, but now face a Tottenham team who collected the most points in the group stage.

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Jan 16

Juventus wary of Tottenham test

Juventus have got plenty of knockout pedigree, having reached two of the last three finals, but now face a Tottenham team who collected the most points in the group stage.

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Jan 16

Basel welcome Manchester City for last-16 opener

Basel have already enjoyed success against Manchester City’s neighbours this season, but face a tall order if they are to win a round of 16 tie at the third attempt.

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Jan 16

Shakhtar ready for Roma reunion

Neither Shakhtar Donetsk nor Roma have enjoyed the best of times in the UEFA Champions League round of 16, but both will be eager to seize the chance to improve on that record.

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Jan 16

Matches and mismatches: UEFA final goal-fests

UEFA.com marks the 44th anniversary of a record-breaking UEFA final result with a celebration of high-scoring deciders in our club and national-team competitions.

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