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UEFA Champions League 2014, Atletico Madrid vs. AC Milan: Rojiblancos big favorites

Clarence Seedorf can put a huge feather in his cap early in his managerial career if he can steer AC Milan to an upset win over Atletico Madrid. When the Champions League draw was made, this tie looked very sad for AC Milan. In the not-so-recent past, this would have been a fairly even matchup, if not heavily weighted towards Milan. Show More Summary

Bayern Munich vs. Arsenal, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Another comeback attempt

This year's comeback attempt isn't as numerically challenging for Arsenal as previous editions, but no one expects to take out Bayern Munich. For the third consecutive season, Arsenal face the exact same scenario in the Champions League's Round of 16. Show More Summary

CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals: Arabe Unido get draw at Alajuelense

The competition returned with a surprising away draw for the Panamanians. It's been five months since the CONCACAF Champions League group stage wrapped up. In fact, by the time Alajuelense take the field on Monday in the first matchShow More Summary

Premier League, Week 29: Manchester United run out easy winners

Manchester United still have just an outside shot at fourth place, but they've pulled off another win to keep the heat on the other teams in the race. .m-sbnation-2014-mls-preview { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-mls-preview img { max-width: 100%; } West Bromwich Albion vs. Show More Summary

La Liga, Week 27: Barcelona and Real Valladolid kick off the round

Barcelona begins round 27 with a trip to face relegation battlers Valladolid While the three leaders continue to dance at the top of the table, the most interesting story in this round of La Liga matches could be just behind them in fourth place. Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 27: AC Milan kick off the weekend at Udinese

The Serie A weekend gets underway at the Stadio Friuli on Saturday, as Udinese host AC Milan. Later on is a relegation six-pointer, with Cagliari visiting fellow strugglers Catania. Will Fiorentina astonish by managing to do the double...Show More Summary

Ukraine vs. USA: Big opportunity for fringe USMNT players

The United States have picked a mix of fringe players and first-choice starters in their lineup to face Ukraine, giving the players on the edge of making the World Cup a big opportunity. The United States kicks off their preparation for the World Cup on Wednesday, but it's anyone's guess what kind of game they're going to get. Show More Summary

It's Wednesday. Time for a whole slew of international friendlies.

It's FIFA's last international break before coaches need to submit their 23-man rosters for the World Cup. That means a whole slew of teams is putting effort into a bunch of games classified as "friendlies," looking to fine-tune their...Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 26: Almost time for the Madrid derby

All eyes will be on Madrid this week in Spain as the final Madrid derby of the season will have a major effect on the title race. While there is a full schedule of games this week in Spain, you'll forgive the masses if they're focused...Show More Summary

Manchester City vs. Sunderland, 2014 League Cup final: Underdogs dreaming of glory at Wembley

Sunderland have undergone a massive turnaround under Gus Poyet and will be happy just to stay in the Premier League, but a League Cup win over Manchester City would make their season. Manchester City are strong favourites to lift the...Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 28: Chelsea and Arsenal in early action

The Premier League title race continues during Saturday's early run of games, with Chelsea taking on Fulham and Arsenal doing battle against Stoke City. Everton vs. West Ham United Stamford Bridge; Saturday, 15:00 GMT/10:00 AM ET After...Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 26: AS Roma vs. Inter Milan kicks off the weekend's action

Roma and Inter kick off the action in Serie A's round 26, meeting at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. A quick glance at the Serie A table and you might think you've got all you need to know. Juventus have a nine point lead and are set...Show More Summary

Galatasaray vs. Chelsea, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Didier's revenge?

No one expects Roberto Mancini to outwit Jose Mourinho in Europe, but Didier Drogba might be motivated to show his old team that they let him walk away too soon. Galatasaray show a lot of the signs of a team that can pull off a Champions League stunner. Show More Summary

Schalke 04 vs. Real Madrid, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Can the hosts contain Bale and Ronaldo?

Schalke are on a roll in the Bundesliga, but they're serious underdogs at home against Real Madrid in the Champions League. Time will tell whether or not Carlo Ancelotti can deliver on the promises that Jose Mourinho never met, but it's so far, so good for Real Madrid's new boss. Show More Summary

Olympiacos vs. Manchester United, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Red Devils face challenge in Pireaus

David Moyes has gone a bit defensive with his lineup, though he doesn't have some of his more attacking options. Juan Mata is cap-tied, while Adnan Januzaj and Rafael have been left off the 18-man squad even though they traveled. No one expected David Moyes to pick up where Alex Ferguson left off at Manchester United. Show More Summary

Zenit St. Petersburg vs. Borussia Dortmund, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Both sides need a reversal of form

Neither Zenit St. Petersburg or Borussia Dortmund has been playing all that well lately. One of them has to advance to get fed to the sharks in the quarterfinals. Borussia Dortmund vs. Zenit St. Petersburg was once a football hipster dream tie. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 27: Chelsea top, thanks to Tim Howard

Everton were close to hanging on to a draw at Stamford Bridge, but a Tim Howard own goal helped Chelsea to victory. Next, Arsenal take on Sunderland with Mesut Özil on the bench. Chelsea vs. Everton Stamford Bridge; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/7:45...Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 25: Real Madrid and Barcelona both play on Saturday

Real Madrid opens the day's schedule against Elche while Barcelona faces Real Sociedad this evening. When Round 25 in the Spanish Primera Division concludes on Monday there will be 13 rounds of play left in the 2013/14 season over the next three months. Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 25: Bologna and Roma kick off the weekend's action

There's only one game in Serie A on Saturday, with Roma headed for Bologna. It would take a collapse of mammoth proportions for Juventus to throw away their nine-point lead at the top of Serie A now, though the bianconeri may well start getting a little hot under the collar if they cede ground to Roma this weekend. Show More Summary

AC Milan vs. Atlético Madrid, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Rossoneri go unorthodox

Making sense of Clarence Seedorf's lineup isn't the easiest thing in the world, but Milanistas will hope he's struck gold with an unorthodox setup. AC Milan will need a great performance against Atletico Madrid to give themselves a chance in the tie. Despite recently replacing coach Massimiliano Allegri with Clarence Seedorf, AC Milan are struggling. Show More Summary

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