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UEFA Champions League News

Dec 15

City v Spurs: Team of the Year hopefuls compared

Sergio Agüero or Harry Kane? We take a look at the UEFA.com Fans’ Team of the Year 2017 nominees that play for City or Spurs as the teams’ meet in Manchester on Saturday.

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Dec 14

Porto cup win completes midweek programme

Porto stormed through to the Portuguese Cup quarter-finals with a 4-0 home success a day after Real Madrid fought back to book a spot in the FIFA Club World Cup final.

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Dec 14

Want to understand politics in the last 25 years? Look at football

In the early 1990s a few ambitious politicians rejected redistribution for a ‘new capitalism’ based on equal opportunities and the free market. Some people became filthy rich and others turned to grassroots politics. Sound familiar?By Shirsho Dasgupta …

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Dec 13

Madrid reach Club World Cup final, City win again

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale both struck as holders Real Madrid fought back to book a spot in the FIFA Club World Cup final, while Manchester City set a new English record.

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Dec 13

Ronaldo and Lewandowski boost goal tallies

Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski both struck on Wednesday in the race to finish as European football’s top scorer of 2017, the Bayern forward catching Lionel Messi on 53 goals.

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Dec 13

How do Gerd Müller and Lionel Messi compare?

Gerd Müller and Lionel Messi both scored over 500 competitive goals for their clubs in the course of glittering European careers; UEFA.com compares and contrasts two all-time greats.

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Dec 12

Real Madrid target third Club World Cup win

Holders Real Madrid will be looking to match Barcelona as record three-time winners when they begin their FIFA Club World Cup defence in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

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Dec 11

Champions League: tie-by-tie analysis of the last-16 games | Nick Miller

Chelsea renew their rivalry with Barcelona, City get lucky, Liverpool and United should both progress, while Spurs aim to create more historyFirst leg 13 February Second leg 7 March Related: Champions League draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona in last 16 …

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Dec 11

Full guide to the Champions League round of 16 draw

When are the games, how many Team of the Year nominees will face each other and what are the Fantasy Football key battles? UEFA.com takes a closer look at the round of 16 draw.

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Dec 11

Unai Emery’s lack of control could kill PSG’s hopes in the Champions League

Paris Saint-Germain can waltz through domestic fixtures, but their selfish culture of player power will not cut it in the latter stages of the Champions LeagueBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News“The protagonists are the players.” …

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Dec 11

Champions League last 16: Chelsea face Barça, Real Madrid land PSG – as it happened

Paris St-Germain drew Real Madrid in the outstanding tie of a fascinating round of 16 11.31am GMT I’d love to hang around, but some of us have got other draws to liveblog, so I’m going to sign off. What a draw it’s been, though: brief, absolutely devoi…

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Dec 11

Antonio Conte tips Premier League clubs for Champions League glory

• Chelsea manager expects first English winner since 2012• ‘I think the first round showed great power for their teams’Antonio Conte believes this could be the season when Premier League clubs break a run of five years without a Champions League title,…

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Dec 11

UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw

Holders Real Madrid will take on free-scoring Paris Saint-Germain while English champions Chelsea meet Barcelona after the draw was made for the UEFA Champions League round of 16.

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Dec 10

City soar in derby win, Messi matches Müller

Manchester City set a new Premier League record and moved 11 points clear after a 2-1 derby win, while Lionel Messi matched Gerd Müller’s tally for goals scored with a single club.

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Dec 10

City soar in derby win, Madrid dispatch Sevilla

Manchester City set a new Premier League record and moved 11 points clear thanks to a 2-1 derby win, following victories for fellow knockout sides Madrid, Bayern, Paris and Tottenham.

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Dec 09

Kane and Ronaldo join trio with 50 goals in 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane joined an elite band on 50 goals for 2017 on Saturday. Can you name the others? And who has scored at the best rate?

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