Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

Full Coverage : UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Anfield, Real Madrid’s minefield
RonaldoReuters-T
October 22, 2014

Though struggling in league, hosts will fall back on history of always having beaten Madrid in Europe.

Goal fest in Champions League as Barcelona, Bayern Munich win
mancityReuters-T

Result is a blow to City’s hopes of qualifying for knockout stages as they have 2 points from their 1st 3 games.

Juve: Arda done by
TuranReuters-T
October 3, 2014

Turan’s late goal for Atletico spoils otherwise perfect game for visitors.

Karim Benzema rescues Real Madrid, Liverpool stunned by Basel
realmadridReuters-T
October 2, 2014

Ronaldo had a penalty saved but scored with a 2nd spot-kick, before Benzema’s goal forced a 2-1 win.

Old habits die hard: Barcelona lose 2-3 to Paris Saint-Germain
verrattiReuters-T

Previous season’s frailties at the back return as Barca concede for the first time this season in 3-2 loss to PSG.

Thomas Mueller penalty seals Bayern Munich win in Moscow
Germany_AP_T
October 1, 2014

The Group E match was played in front of an empty house after a ban from European soccer’s governing body.

Francesco Totti secures AS Roma draw at Manchester City
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Totti chipped the ball over goalkeeper Hart for his landmark goal as City failed to win the home game.

Nemanja Matic heads Chelsea to win
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Booed by the home fans throughout, Matic, nodded in Cesc Fabregas’s in-swinging free kick to make it 1-0.

No Zlatan Ibrahimovic no problem as Paris St Germain stun Barcelona at home
PSG_AP_T

Barca had not conceded a goal this season but Luiz, Verrati and Matuidi all punctured their defence.

Goalmouth melee to outscore Raul Gonzalez
LahmAPT
September 30, 2014

With 68 and 67 goals respectively, Ronaldo, Messi in hot pursuit of Champions League record of 71.

Boatengs trip English clubs
bOATENG_AP_t
September 19, 2014

Kevin-Prince scores equaliser for Schalke against Chelsea; Jerome strike helps Bayern beat City.

We could have scored much earlier, says Philipp Lahm
Philip-Lahm_Reuters_t
September 18, 2014

Bayern needed a 90th minute goal from Boateng after they saw City keeper Joe Hart deny them on several occasions.

AS Roma-CSKA Moscow match temporarily hit by violence
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With Roma leading 5-0, CSKA supporters began throwing flares at Roma fans and riot police had to intervene.

Jerome Boateng’s late winner musters win for Bayern Munich after Joe Hart’s brilliance
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City goalie Joe Hart made saves after saves till the 90th minute until Jerome Boateng broke the deadlock.

Gerard Pique stars as Barcelona kickstart campaign with win
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APOEL defended solidly and did well to thwart Barca’s formidable strike force featuring Messi and Neymar.

Chelsea held to 1-1 draw by Schalke in their UEFA Champions League opener
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Huntelaar equalised after a rapid Schalke counter-attack in the 62nd minute to leave Chelsea frustrated.

Amidst a sea of yellow and black, Ciro leaves Arsenal immobile
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Arsenal’s defenses again melted away as the tall winger almost stumbled, recovered, and then side-footed the ball across the line.

Borussia Dortmund unfazed by injuries
KehlAPT
September 17, 2014

The impressive show against Arsneal was not first time Dortmund managed to get the job done without strongest team.

Carlo Ancelotti urges positive attitude
casillasAPT

One section of the crowd whistled Spain stopper Casillas every time he touched the ball.

Real Madrid rout Basel 5-1, Liverpool celebrate return with dramatic 2-1 win
RonaldoAPT

Madrid start defence with emphatic win while Liverpool celebrate return with dramatic 2-1 win.

Diego Costa form gives Schalke the blues
NeymarReutersT

Striker’s seven goals in four matches make Premier League leaders Chelsea favourites against Bundesliga side.

Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea to do everything to qualify for next stage of Champions League
JoseAP-T
September 16, 2014

Teams finishing third in CL group stage go into the Europa League, joining the competition in knockout.

Real Madrid look to break holders’ jinx
RonaldoReutersT

Madrid up against history and indifferent form as they bid to retain Champions League title.

Real Madrid out to break holders’ jinx in 60th Champions League
Real_Reuters_t
September 15, 2014

President Perez must believe they can break the jinx, especially if Ronaldo can maintain his supersonic form.

Bayern Munich face injury issues ahead of Manchester City clash
Bayern_Reuters_t

Coach Guardiola will need to reshuffle his defence with Holger Badstuber tearing a thigh muscle recently.

UEFA Champions League draw: Liverpool set for glamorous return
ChampionsLeagueAPT
August 29, 2014

European champions Real Madrid will face former champions Liverpool in the group stages of the CL.

Explained: The UEFA Champions League draw
championsleaguedrawreuterst
August 28, 2014

As the football fans prepare for the Champions League draw, here’s your guide to how it works.

Alexis Sanchez helps 10-man Arsenal seal Champions League group stages spot
SanchezReutersT

Arsene Wenger’s side managed to hold on despite being reduced to 10 men.

10-man Arsenal held by Besiktas
ArsenalReutersT
August 20, 2014

Arsenal nearly grabbed a late winner when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s shot was turned onto the post.

Arsenal call in reinforcements as Besiktas challenge looms
WengerReutersT
August 19, 2014

Defenders Laurent Koscielny and Kieran Gibbs suffered knocks in Saturday’s last-gasp 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.

All’s well that Welsh ends
balet
May 26, 2014

Real Madrid didn’t spend a fortune on Bale just to make him Cristiano Ronaldo’s support cast.

Decimals to Decima
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Seconds away from losing to Atletico, Real pull of an unlikely win in extra time with three goals.

We were missing an extra half point, says Diego Simeone
diegoapt
May 25, 2014

Atletico have added new dimension to Spanish and European competition after La Liga title and CL final.

Real Madrid secure ‘La Decima’
ROnaldoAPT

Real Madrid broke down Atletico Madrid’s resistance in extra time to win the Champions League final 4-1.

Madrid stand in way of Madrid
simeoneap-t
May 24, 2014

On Saturday, it will be the superstar individuals of Real Madrid against the team ethos of Atletico Madrid.

Ahead of Champions League final, Real Madrid not to risk Cristanio Ronaldo
CristianoRonaldoReutersT
May 11, 2014

Madrid surprisingly drew both its league matches after routing Bayern 5-0 in the Champions League semifinal.

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