Category: UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champions League News

Oct 18

Possible line-ups and team news for Wednesday

Who’s likely to start, who might be left out and who is unavailable? UEFA.com gives Fantasy Football managers a helping hand by predicting all the line-ups for Wednesday’s games.

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Oct 17

Champions League podcast: Hear from Kane, Stones

We hear from Harry Kane, John Stones, Jürgen Klopp and more as our panel review Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League action in the official podcast.

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Oct 17

Mauricio Pochettino full of praise after Hugo Lloris saves Spurs at Real

• ‘Hugo was fantastic. He showed his real level,’ says manager• Draw keeps Tottenham level at top of group with MadridMauricio Pochettino paid tribute to Hugo Lloris after the goalkeeper helped Tottenham Hotspur to a 1-1 Champions League draw at Real M…

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Oct 17

Champions League roundup: Borussia Dortmund held to draw by Apoel

• Bundesliga leaders Dortmund face missing out on last 16 after draw in Cyprus• Spartak Moscow thrash Sevilla 5-1 in Russia to move level with LiverpoolBundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund face an uphill struggle to qualify for the knockout stages of t…

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Oct 17

Brendan Rodgers urges Celtic to show attacking nerve against Bayern Munich

• Manager says team should adopt aggressive approach at Allianz Arena• Jupp Heynckes relishes return to ‘thrilling, exciting competition’Brendan Rodgers clearly hopes Celtic’s players can produce as bullish a performance against Bayern Munich as the ma…

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Oct 17

City, Beşiktaş perfect, Spurs hold Madrid, Liverpool hit seven

Manchester City beat Napoli and Beşiktaş won at Monaco to move onto a perfect nine points as Tottenham held Real Madrid and both Liverpool and Spartak Moskva scored freely on Tuesday.

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Oct 17

Liverpool equal record: the biggest Champions League wins

Liverpool’s 7-0 win at Maribor equalled the record UEFA Champions League away margin of victory but was one short of their own overall competition best set in 2007.

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Oct 17

Harry Kane relishes Real Madrid experience but key moment proves elusive | Sid Lowe

Tottenham’s top scorer could not find the decisive finishing touch at the Bernabéu but still made an impact that demonstrates how far he has comeA backheel at the Bernabéu. That is quite a baptism or it would have been if, as most of this stadium first…

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Oct 17

Spurs’ Harry Kane rues missed chance after Cristiano Ronaldo earns Real draw

Harry Kane’s reaction said it all. It was a mixture of disbelief and deep regret. There were 71 minutes on the clock and, suddenly, Tottenham Hotspur’s main man was in. The pass from Fernando Llorente was made to measure and, when Kane shot, all eyes f…

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Oct 17

Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah lead Liverpool rout of Maribor

With the exception of José Mourinho’s stifling tactics it had always seemed a question of when, not if, Liverpool would polish their performances with a killer touch. The answer arrived in emphatic style here in Slovenia, where Jürgen Klopp’s side igni…

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Oct 17

Manchester City rely on early goals to overcome Napoli in Champions League

Manchester City extended their perfect record on an edgy, absorbing night here that saw City purring up through the attacking gears before finding themselves reeled in by fast-breaking opponents Pep Guardiola described as “one of the best teams I have …

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Oct 17

Manchester City 2-1 Napoli: Champions League – as it happened

Manchester City maintained their 100% record in Group F, beating the Serie A leaders thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus 10.16pm BST Related: Manchester City rely on early goals to overcome Napoli in Champions League 9.44pm BST It …

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Oct 17

Maribor 0-7 Liverpool: Champions League – as it happened

Liverpool scored early, they scored late, and they scored quite a few in the middle as well as Maribor were thoroughly outclassed 9.55pm BST And I’m going to leave you there. You’ve been wonderful. Here’s a farewell gift – Andy Hunter’s match report fr…

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Oct 17

Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League – as it happened

Spurs left the Bernabeu with a point after an intelligent and brave performance marred by one rash challengeRead David Hytner’s match report 10.00pm BST David Hytner was at the Bernabeu for the Guardian and his winged monkey has just pitched up in Lon…

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Oct 17

Antonio Conte rues Chelsea’s ‘thin’ squad and ponders Álvaro Morata recall

• Manager again raises issue of squad depth after summer transfer frustrations• Chelsea must ‘pay great attention’ against Roma says ConteAntonio Conte has conceded Chelsea’s “thin” senior squad will force him to take risks in his team selection in the…

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Oct 17

Dries Mertens, Napoli’s street dog striker, sets sights on Manchester City | Nick Ames

A striker crisis a year ago gave the Belgian winger his chance up front and the goals have not stopped since for the man Maurizio Sarri calls a ‘little animal’In isolation there was nothing special about the goal, almost exactly a year ago, that gave N…

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