Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

Full Coverage : UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

For Manchester city, continental drift
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November 7, 2014

Nine-man Man City suffer humiliating home loss to CSKA, leaving their Champions League hopes in tatters.

At 3-0 we thought the job was done: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger
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November 5, 2014

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slammed his side’s defending after watching Anderlecht claw their way back.

After 0-1 defeat, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers defends team changes
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Rodgers said Liverpool’s domestic struggles had prompted him to ring the changes and players.

Champions League: Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund advance; Arsenal held
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Real Madrid beat an under-strength Liverpool 1-0 to advance in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Luis Suarez back at Ajax, in Barcelona colours
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In a clash of two four-time European champions, Ajax will hope to repeat their Champions League victory last season.

As Andrea Pirlo finds touch, Juventus hopes ascend
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November 4, 2014

Paul Pogba, Claudio Marchisio and Arturo Vidal are not quite the same without an on-form Pirlo.

Only one favourite at Bernabeu
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Imperious Real Madrid will look to carry forward good form against Liverpool, a team they beat 3-0 last month.

Karim Benzema’s brace in Real Madrid’s Anfield win; Arsenal drown Anderlecht 2-1
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October 23, 2014

Ronaldo opened up the scoring against the Reds at Anfield before Benzema fired a brace and made it 3-0.

UEFA Champions League: October goalfest
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Bayern Munich show shades of Germany as they hammer hapless Roma 7-1 in a record away win in Rome.

Anfield, Real Madrid’s minefield
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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
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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
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October 3, 2014

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

Karim Benzema rescues Real Madrid, Liverpool stunned by Basel
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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
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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
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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
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Barca had not conceded a goal this season but Luiz, Verrati and Matuidi all punctured their defence.

Goalmouth melee to outscore Raul Gonzalez
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September 30, 2014

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

Boatengs trip English clubs
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Madrid start defence with emphatic win while Liverpool celebrate return with dramatic 2-1 win.

Diego Costa form gives Schalke the blues
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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August 28, 2014

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