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La Liga, Round 30: Barcelona faces Celta Vigo, Real Madrid travels to Sevilla

In the wake of El Clásico, Barcelona and Real Madrid are back in action with Los Blancos facing a difficult challenge against Sevilla. Despite the fact there are still stories being written about the weekend's eventful Clásico, La Liga...Show More Summary

Premier League, midweek 30: Arsenal, Everton in need of wins

The Manchester Derby is the biggest game going, but Arsenal and Everton are also in action and chasing wins. Arsenal vs. Swansea City Emirates Stadium; Tuesday, 19:45 GMT/3:45 PM ET Whatever remaining title hopes Arsenal more than likely died on Saturday. Show More Summary

Bundesliga, Week 27: Bayern can clinch the league, and there's a Revierderby

Bayern Munich will take the Bundesliga title with a win, while Borussia Dortmund and Schalke have a Revierderby to play. Today, at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, a victory by Bayern Munich will win another championship for Die Rekordmeister and set a few records along the way. Show More Summary

Manchester United vs. Manchester City 2014: Citizens out to start title push

Manchester City can start their ascent up the Premier League table by winning one of their handful of games in hand on Tuesday. Manchester United can salvage something from their season by stopping them. Between the purchase of Manchester...Show More Summary

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, 2014 El Clásico: La Liga's biggest rivalry resumes Sunday

Real Madrid can all but end Barcelona's title hopes with a win on Sunday, but the Blaugrana will be out to flip the script and turn Los Merengues' season around. An era of the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has come and gone, with the teams beginning a new chapter this season. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 31: Chelsea and Arsenal continue to chase the title

Chelsea sit top of the table, but with the most games played in the Premier League. Saturday's game against Arsenal might begin to sort out the cluttered title race. Chelsea vs. Arsenal Stamford Bridge; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/8:45 AM ET This...Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 29: AS Roma in action on Saturday

There are a couple of games in Serie A on Saturday, with Torino hosting Livorno before Roma head to face Chievo. A struggle to avoid relegation. A frantic battle for second place. Fighting for a Europa League position - or fighting to avoid one. Show More Summary

UEFA Champions League draw 2014: The biggest guns avoid each other

The Champions League quarterfinals are excellent, but the semifinals might be even better. Bayern Munich and Real Madrid avoided each other, while Barcelona drew Atlético Madrid. Arguably the greatest quarterfinal grouping in the history...Show More Summary

Copa Libertadores 2014, Week 4: Atletico Mineiro can only draw; Leon win easily

Ronaldinho and Atletico Mineiro aren't going through to the knockout rounds as easily as they'd like after a draw on Wednesday, while Newell's have a lot of work left to do after achieving the same result. After a difficult week away...Show More Summary

UEFA Champions League 2014, Borussia Dortmund vs. Zenit St. Petersburg: Waiting on AVB

Zenit St. Petersburg are between coaches, waiting for Andre Villas-Boas to take over. They're all but out of the competition, but they'll want to perform well in front of the new boss. Luciano Spalletti hasn't exactly had the easiest time as Zenit St. Show More Summary

Manchester United vs. Olympiacos, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Moyes turns to veterans

Strangely, David Moyes has turned to Ryan Giggs and Rio Ferdinand to help dig Manchester United out of the hole they find themselves in. If one had asked a fan of Manchester United at the beginning of this season if a Champions League Round of 16 exit at the hands of Olympiacos would be embarrassing, almost all of them would have said yes. Show More Summary

CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals: Tijuana look set for semifinals

Club Tijuana have one foot in the semifinals, which means LA would go out. By the end of this week, the CONCACAF Champions League will have its four semifinalists, but who those teams are is still a complete tossup. There were two draws...Show More Summary

Chelsea vs. Galatasaray, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Didier Drogba chases upset on return

No one expects Roberto Mancini to outwit Jose Mourinho, but Didier Drogba still has enough left in the tank to stick it to his old club. While some of the round's biggest or closest-feeling ties have turned into blowouts, Chelsea is strangely uncomfortable heading into the second leg of its Champions League tie with Galatasaray. Show More Summary

Real Madrid vs. Schalke, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Let's just get this over with

Schalke has to play 90 minutes at the Bernabeu for some god forsaken reason. Real Madrid played up how much they respected Schalke going into the first leg of their Champions League tie, and on the evidence of their performance at the Veltins Arena, they believed everything they were saying. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 30: Manchester City keep pace in the title race

An early red card to Vincent Kompany wasn't enough to slow down Manchester City, who had no problem beating Hull. Hull City vs. Manchester City KC Stadium; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/8:45 AM ET Manchester City's title hopes are likely quite...Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 28: Real Madrid faces Málaga on Saturday

There are just ten rounds left in Spain's top division and several races in the table remain close. The season keeps rolling forward in Spain as La Liga reaches round 28 of a scheduled 38. Unlike boxing of course, we'll complete allShow More Summary

Serie A, Round 28: Hellas Verona vs. Inter Milan kicks off the weekend's action

There's only one Serie A game to grab your attention on Saturday, with Inter Milan heading to face fellow European hopefuls Hellas Verona. In Week 28, try to look beyond the surface - some games that look as though they might be boring contain hidden secrets. Show More Summary

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 2014 UEFA Champions League: It's already over

Paris Saint-Germain have already won this tie. They're resting a lot of players. Pour one out for Bayer Leverkusen. Remember the beginning of the season? It was a magical time when Bayer Leverkusen were praised for looking better than Borussia Dortmund, as well as Champions League group mates Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Sociedad. Show More Summary

Barcelona vs. Manchester City, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Citizens need 2 goals

Manchester City are heading into Camp Nou down two goals. Can they score early and put a scare into Barcelona? Every manager has their blind spot. Pep Guardiola didn't know when to play a more direct game with Barcelona, Jose Mourinho...Show More Summary

Copa Libertadores 2014, Week 3: Defensor Sporting put on a show

Defensor Sporting's young stars were the story of Tuesday's Copa Libertadores action, as they put Cruzeiro to the sword. In other action, Univerisidad de Chile won away and Velez struggled at altitude. Copa Libertadores resumes Tuesday,...Show More Summary

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