When Arsene Wenger woke up on Thursday morning he probably thought the worst was behind him. The night before Arsenal had crumbled at home to AS Monaco in the Champions League. It was the shock of the round as many had predicted an easy win for the English side. Cue criticism for Wenger with head-hunters […]
I had to write about this match because I love the CONCACAF Champions League. I love it so much that I hate to see it relegated to Fox Sports 2, in between Caper Toss and the Uno World Cup. I love it because it is MLS’s best chance to gauge itself against other leagues. And […]
One thing that stood out when tuning into the UEFA Champions League matches over the last couple of weeks was the thunderous atmosphere conjured by a plethora of sides involved. Teams like Bayer Leverkusen, Juventus, Schalke, Paris Saint-Germain and Shakhtar … Continue reading ?
In amongst the carnage of Arsenal’s loss to Monaco in the UEFA Champions League, one curious facet of their display was the cameo appearance of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The England midfielder was brought on in place of Francis Coquelin at the … Continue reading ?
Arsenal vs Everton Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal will be wanting to put behind Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League misery behind them with three points at home to Everton this weekend to guarantee they finish the weekend in the top three. Everton had it a little easier in … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
Andrea Pirlo is as legendary a player as they come in Italian soccer. He is a two-time Champions League winner, five-time Italian champion, a hero of the 2006 World Cup victory, has the fourth most caps in the history of the national...Show More Summary
Defeat at home to Monaco in the Champions League on Wednesday night reignited a debate about what Arsenal should do going forward. As well as discussions taking place about dead weight in the team like Mesut Ozil, the main talking point centered around the divisive figure that Arsene Wenger has become. Once the darling of […]
Now that all eight Champions League last 16 first legs have been played, UEFA have announced their team of the round at the halfway point. Reflecting the surprise results that were witnessed over the past two weeks (Monaco beating Arsenal, Leverkusen beating Atletico), many lesser known players feature, while the Premier League teams’ poor performances […]
Arsenal don’t have much time to mope and feel sorry for themselves after their shock defeat to Monaco in their Champions League last 16 first leg; they host Everton on Sunday, with their perpetual race for 4th still very much alive. Speaking at his pre-match press conference today, Arsene Wenger was keen to stress that […]
Despite the fact that Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone keeps saying it, no one's really buying it. "Our goal is [qualifying for] the Champions League, and our rivals for that are Sevilla and Valencia," he said last week, per Goal,...Show More Summary
Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal are "hurting" after their 3-1 Champions League defeat to Monaco, but he doesn't believe the feeling is amplified by the media's reaction to their poor performance. The Gunners boss spoke ahead of his...Show More Summary
Monaco's win at Arsenal not only gives the Ligue 1 club every chance of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals, but it also provided the spark for a gem of a quote from Lille coach Rene Girard. Lille are mired in mid-table this...Show More Summary
Arsenal vs Everton: Ramsey and Flamini nearly fit, latest on Wilshere - originally posted on Soccerlens.com After a disappointing midweek that saw Arsenal being humiliated 3-1 at home by Monaco in the Champions League, the focus now shifts back on the league. Show More Summary
The first leg of the UEFA Champions League has come to a close with the typical surprises and dominant performances. While some favorites have almost assured a spot in the quarter-finals, others have left themselves some work to do in...Show More Summary
Through 26 games this season Manchester United are two points ahead of where they were last season at this stage but currently sit in fourth place in the Premier League. Although they currently sit in the last Champions League qualifying...Show More Summary
Welcome to the second round of our UEFA Champions League knockout-stage player rankings this season, in which we order the competition's top-20 players so far. The criteria is simple: We pick the 20 best players on the basis of formShow More Summary
Real Madrid and Barcelona each have one of the world's best players on their roster, but is there another team that could steal their Champions League dreams? Watch Bleacher Report's Matteo Bonetti and Ryan Bailey discuss why Juventus is the dark-horse candidate who could take down Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Champions League. Show More Summary
Arsenal set for £50m summer spending spree - originally posted on Soccerlens.com After the shocking loss in the round of 16 in the Champions League at the hands of Monaco, Arsenal owners are ready to sanction a budget of £50m to manager Arsene Wenger. The message seems to be loud and clear: … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
D.C. United had not played a competitive match in more than three months. Alajuelense was deep into its league campaign. It showed. The Costa Rican club toyed with the rusty MLS visitors Thursday night, registering a 5-2 victory in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals at Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto in Alajuela. […]
Manchester City’s defeat to Barcelona in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 on Tuesday was deja vu for most City supporters. Here are 7 reasons why Manchester City keeps getting exposed in the Champions League: 1- Tactical Naivety … Continue reading ?