As the UEFA Champions League enters Matchday Two, three of the four Premier League clubs in the competition are facing tricky fixtures. Even though a draw or defeat would not condemn any of the English sides to the Europa League, … Continue reading ? Big Week For Premier League Clubs In The Champions League is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Much has been made of Real Madrid's yet-to-be-featured Champions League third kit with a dragon on the front. After the release of Adidas' latest advert to promote the black-themed kit, which was designed by Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, the new look actually seems pretty cool. Show More Summary
A hat-trick for Neymar at the weekend proved just one of the highlights for Barcelona as they thumped Granada 6-0 and stayed top of La Liga for another week. With the Brazilian forward an almost indisputable starter in Luis Enrique's...Show More Summary
Football transfers are a tricky business, a trapeze act of weighing up gain versus loss, potential versus instant impact and value versus waste. Some clubs are better at this business than others. However, everyone is capable of getting...Show More Summary
The two marquee clubs in Group F of the UEFA Champions League will face off at the Parc des Princes at 2:45 p.m ET/7:45 p.m. BST. Barcelona enter the match off a 1-0 win over APOEL in Matchday 1 that saw Gerard Pique score the only goal...Show More Summary
Despite all their domestic success, the fact that Manchester City haven't made a serious dent on the Champions League is clearly a source of irritation for all at the club. Their quest for success on the continent has hardly been helped...Show More Summary
Ander Herrera will be out for "weeks", Manchester United have announced on Tuesday, with the midfielder having suffered fractured ribs in last weekend's 2-1 victory over West Ham. The news comes as a major blow to Louis van Gaal 's much-changed side, with the summer signing having been a real positive in recent weeks. Show More Summary
Sporting Lisbon host Chelsea on Tuesday night as the Champions League group stage reaches Matchday 2. Both sides drew their opening Group G games 1-1—against Maribor and Schalke, respectively—and will be keen to record a first win. Sporting are still unbeaten in the Portuguese Liga and have drawn their biggest games so far against Benfica and Porto. Show More Summary
As the 2014 MLS campaign comes to a close, Bleacher Report will examine the top 10 defenders, midfielders and strikers from this season. The goalkeepers list can be found here. In this edition, the best defenders will be analyzed based on their technique, communication skills, positioning and frequency of individual errors. Show More Summary
The best match of Wednesday's slate of Champions League games will pit Italy champions Juventus against Spanish champions Atletico Madrid. The matchup at the Estadio Vicente Calderon could be critical in deciding who wins Group A. The Bianconeri made it harder on themselves than was needed but beat Malmo 2-0 in the group opener last month. Show More Summary
A German inspection agency has come to the conclusion that the now famous vanishing spray used during 2014 World Cup matches contains parabens, a chemical linked with health issues. The agency, Technischer Überwachungs-Verein (TueV), issued a statement on the concern … Continue reading ? German Agency Declares Vanishing Spray a Health Hazard is a post from World Soccer Talk.
After a brief wobble, Atletico Madrid look to be back to their best following an impressive 4-0 victory over Sevilla in the Calderon at the weekend. Before shipping four to Atleti, Sevilla had conceded just three goals in their previous five La Liga games which gives an indication of how insatiable the home side were. […]
There are few players better placed to talk about the Champions League than Lionel Messi. The Barcelona forward is considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time and some of his most iconic moments have come in the competition that he’s won on three occasions. Like the header he scored […]
The UEFA Champions League resumes Tuesday with eight games, including PSG vs. Barcelona and Manchester City vs. Roma. But first up, Bayern Munich travel to CSKA Moscow. Thanks to their stoppage time winner against Manchester City in their first group stage match, Bayern Munich enter Tuesday's match against CSKA Moscow is pretty good shape. Show More Summary
Welcome to the latest edition of our European club power rankings, where we order the top teams on the continent based on early-season form and squad strength. With the second set of UEFA Champions League games on the horizon, we assess...Show More Summary
Champions League Matchday 2 Coverage (begins 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET) September 30 and October 1 Tuesday’s Matches Group E CSKA Moscow vs. Bayern Munich Manchester City vs. AS Roma Group F Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona APOEL vs. Ajax Group G Sporting CP vs. Show More Summary
Atletico Madrid are off to a good start in Spain’s La Liga and are the betting favorites in this Champions League encounter, but they are in need of a win against Juventus. In the first game of tournament play, Atletico had a ratherShow More Summary
This week sees the return of UEFA Champions League action to an ESPN english-language channel as ESPN2 will present live coverage of Atletico Madrid v Juventus on Wednesday, October 1st. Here is a detailed rundown of where to watch all … Continue reading ? UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 U.S. TV Information is a post from World Soccer Talk.
FC Basel vs Liverpool: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Steven Gerrard scored a dramatic stoppage time penalty to claim all three points for Liverpool in their opening UEFA Champions League match against Bulgarian debutants Ludogorets. Show More Summary
Not to be confused with the brother of Wes, Birmingham prospect Reece Brown is tipped as a future star at the club. In the U21s game against Colchester United last night he scored an ice cold lob to make the score 3-1 and effectively seal victory for his side. On the counter-attack, the pacy Brown […]