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UEFA Champions League News

Dec 06

Champions League top scorers: Ronaldo leads quintet

Cristiano Ronaldo remains on course to finish UEFA Champions League top scorer for a sixth time after concluding the group stage with nine goals – three more than any other player.

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Dec 06

Knockout stage first: five English clubs through

There will be five English clubs in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 – a knockout stage first – with Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham all through as group winners.

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Dec 06

Who is in the Champions League round of 16?

With the UEFA Champions League round of 16 line-up now complete, we take a look at the contenders ahead of Monday’s draw – streamed live on UEFA.com from 12:00CET.

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Dec 06

Fernando Llorente off the mark for Tottenham in stroll against Apoel

It has taken a while – 17 appearances, to be precise – but Fernando Llorente is up and running as a Tottenham Hotspur goalscorer. The summer signing from Swansea City has been used mainly as a substitute by Mauricio Pochettino but, given a starting opp…

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Dec 06

Liverpool, Porto, Sevilla and Shakhtar into last 16

Liverpool – Philippe Coutinho’s hat-trick helping them to a 7-0 win – Porto, Sevilla and Shakhtar Donetsk were the final four teams to book their place in the round of 16 on Wednesday.

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Dec 06

Philippe Coutinho hat-trick inspires 7-0 Liverpool romp against Spartak Moscow

For Liverpool, this time there was never any danger that a 3-0 half-time lead could be lost. It was more just a surprise that their record win in the Champions League, an 8-0 thrashing of Besiktas in 2007, remained intact on a night when English footba…

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Dec 06

Champions League round of 16: who can play who?

Before the draw at 12:00CET on Monday, UEFA.com looks at potential round of 16 pairings and flicks through the history books to find the teams’ head-to-head records. 

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Dec 06

Seven for Liverpool: the biggest Champions League wins

Liverpool’s 7-0 win against Spartak Moskva made them only the second club to score seven twice in a UEFA Champions League season, but was one short of their competition record win set in 2007.

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Dec 06

Liverpool v Spartak Moscow: Champions League – as it happened

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick as Liverpool tore Spartak Moscow asunder at Anfield to advance to the knockout stages as group winnersRead Daniel Taylor’s match report from Anfield 9.50pm GMT Our chief football correspondent Daniel Taylor was at …

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Dec 06

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

A late penalty by Sergio Agüero was not enough to save Manchester City from their first defeat of the season 10.10pm GMT Related: Manchester City’s winning run ends as makeshift side fall to Shakhtar 9.37pm GMT City lose for the first time this seaso…

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Dec 06

Tottenham Hotspur v Apoel Nicosia: Champions League – as it happened

Goals from Fernando Llorente, Son Heung-min and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou gave Tottenham the most routine of 3-0 wins over disappointing opponents from Cyprus 10.16pm GMT Related: Fernando Llorente off the mark for Tottenham in stroll against Apoel 9.38p…

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Dec 06

Ronaldo equals Messi’s group stage goals record

Cristiano Ronaldo’s strike for Real Madrid against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday means he has drawn level with Lionel Messi on 60 all-time goals in the group stage.

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Dec 06

Cristiano Ronaldo achieves group stage first

Cristiano Ronaldo has added another record to the many he already holds by becoming the first player ever to score on all six matchdays of a UEFA Champions League group stage.

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Dec 06

Chelsea ensure Atlético pay a high price for their stretched resources | Barney Ronay

Atlético Madrid’s no transfer policy contributed to their failure to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League, while Eden Hazard’s dazzling display gives Chelsea cause for optimismAt the end of this occasionally heated, largely room temperature…

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Dec 06

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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Dec 06

Champions League podcast: Hear from Hazard, Mourinho

We hear from José Mourinho, Eden Hazard, Gary Cahill and Scott Brown as our panel review Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League action in the official podcast.

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