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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero celebrating

Man City Thrash Schalke 7-0 To Qualify

Manchester City thrashed Schalke in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie to confirm their passage to the quarter-finals. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring from the spot and added a second three minutes later when Raheem Sterling’s backheel set him up from…

12th March 2019

Ronaldo Hat-trick Overturns Two-goal Deficit To Send Juventus Through

Cristiano Ronaldo once again underlined his worth in Europe’s elite competition as his hat-trick overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit against Atletico Madrid to send Juventus into the Champions League last eight. Ronaldo, looking for his sixth winners’ medal, was the focal point of many…

12th March 2019
Cantona, Ferguson and Solskjaer

Man Utd Beat PSG: Reaction To Historic Champions League Night in Paris

Three legends of the club, Eric Cantona, Sir Alex Ferguson and Solskjaer, celebrated victory together If you were in any doubt as to how much Manchester United’s Champions League victory over Paris-St Germain meant to the club, the image of three legends celebrating in…

7th March 2019
Marcus Rashford scores for Manchester United

UCL: Man Utd Stun PSG To Reach Quarter-Finals After Injury-Time VAR Penalty

Rashford had never previously taken a penalty in a competitive game for Manchester United Marcus Rashford scored a nerveless injury-time penalty as Manchester United staged an incredible comeback to beat Paris St-Germain on away goals and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Rashford thumped home…

7th March 2019
Harry Kane

Kane Goal Helps Spurs Ease Past Dortmund And Into The Last Eight

Tottenham eased past Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2011 as Harry Kane became the club’s top scorer in European competition. Leading 3-0 from the first leg, Spurs were forced to survive a first-half barrage from the…

6th March 2019

Brilliant Ajax Stun Holders Real Madrid

Scintillating Ajax stunned 13-time European champions Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to progress from a Champions League knockout tie for the first time in 22 years. Trailing 2-1 from the first-leg, Erik ten Hag’s side stormed into an aggregate lead after just 18 minutes…

6th March 2019
Lionel Messi

Barcelona Have 25 Shots But Goalless in Draw With Lyon

Wasteful Barcelona could not convert any of their 25 shots in a goalless Champions League last-16 first-leg draw against Lyon. Usually so proficient in front of goal, Barca’s Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Phillipe Coutinho were all denied by Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes. Lyon…

20th February 2019

Real Madrid Beat Ajax With Help From First VAR

Real Madrid claimed a fortunate win at Ajax in the Champions League last-16 first leg. Ajax played well and had a Nicolas Tagliafico goal ruled out by the first Champions League video assistant referee consultation. Holders Real took the lead when Karim Benzema blasted…

14th February 2019
Presnel Kimpembe scores for PSG against Manchester United

Man Utd Blown Away By PSG For Solskjaer’s First Defeat As Pogba Sees Red

  Manchester United must mount a miraculous recovery operation to keep their Champions League campaign alive after they were overpowered by Paris St. Germain at Old Trafford. Second half goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe secured victory for the French champions, with Paul…

12th February 2019

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Full Draw

Liverpool will take on German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United have been drawn against Paris St-Germain. Premier League champions Manchester City and Tottenham also face Bundesliga sides, with City meeting Schalke and Spurs meeting Borussia Dortmund. The…

17th December 2018

Raheem Sterling Penalty: Worst Penalty Decision Ever?

Was it the worst penalty decision ever? Probably. On Wednesday night, Raheem Sterling became – to our knowledge – the first footballer to be fouled by his own toe. Through on goal with his side 1-0 up in their Champions League tie against Shakhtar…

8th November 2018

Man United Scored Two Late Goals To Beat Juventus in Turin

Manchester United stunned Juventus with two goals in the final five minutes to beat the Italian champions in Turin and give themselves a good chance of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages. Juan Mata curled in a free-kick with five minutes to go,…

8th November 2018

Manchester City Suffer Shock Opening Champions League Loss At Home To Lyon

Manchester City’s Champions League campaign got off to a poor start as the Premier League champions suffered a surprise defeat against Lyon at the Etihad Stadium. Maxwel Cornet drilled the French visitors ahead after Fabian Delph failed to cut out Nabil Fekir’s cross. City,…

20th September 2018

#UCL – Tearful Ronaldo Sent Off As Juventus Beat Valencia

A tearful Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off as Juventus claimed a hard-fought win at Valencia. The Portuguese forward, making his Champions League debut for Juve, appeared to grab Valencia defender Jeison Murillo’s hair as they tangled off the ball midway through the first…

20th September 2018

#UCL – Bale, Isco & Mariano Scores As Real Madrid Dominate Roma

Real Madrid got their Champions League defence off to a winning start thanks to a comfortable victory over Roma. The Spanish side, looking to win the tournament for the fourth year in a row, dominated but were frustrated until Isco curled home from 25…

20th September 2018