What Jurgen Klopp thinks about Liverpool, player injuries

Jurgen Klopp has emphasised the significance of injury issues in Liverpool’s “difficult situation” as they attempt to find more consistency this season. The Reds are currently eighth in the Premier League after a 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest on Saturday, their third top-flight loss of the campaign. They have had a number of players unavailable … Continue reading What Jurgen Klopp thinks about Liverpool, player injuries

Inter Milan rout Barcelona 1-0 in crucial Champions League Group C encounter

Hakan Calhanoglu's first half-strike proved the difference as Inter downed Barcelona 1-0 in their crucial Champions League matchup on Tuesday night. With Bayern Munich running away with Group C, second spot will likely be decided by the home and away between the two teams over the next week. The Nerazzurri's victory at home thanks to a well-taken strike by Calhanoglu gives them the advantage, as … Continue reading Inter Milan rout Barcelona 1-0 in crucial Champions League Group C encounter

Carlo Ancelotti: Real Madrid are improving every day

Carlo Ancelotti hailed the contributions of Karim Benzema and Luka Modric after the veterans helped Real Madrid complete a dramatic comeback against PSG. Both Benzema and Modric were in inspired form in the Champions League second leg clash with Paris Saint-Germain, with the former bagging himself a brilliant second half hat-trick and the latter running the show … Continue reading Carlo Ancelotti: Real Madrid are improving every day

Liverpool’s injury update on Henderson and Robertson

Jurgen Klopp says Jordan Henderson and Andy Robertson are both “ready to play” for Liverpool ahead of their Champions League match with Porto. Jurgen Klopp The German boss will try to spare as many of his senior players as he can from the Champions League dead rubber at Anfield. His side are already qualified as … Continue reading Liverpool’s injury update on Henderson and Robertson

Champions League draw in full

Real Madrid have been drawn against Inter Milan, Shakhtar Donetsk and Sheriff Tiraspol in this year's Champions League group stage. It is remarkably similar to last year's group, with Sheriff replacing the German side Borussia Mönchengladbach. Soccer Football - Chile Press Conference - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 - Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg, Russia … Continue reading Champions League draw in full

Why UEFA moved Champions League final from Istanbul to Porto

The all-English Champions League final will be held in Porto with 12,000 fans from Chelsea and Manchester City, UEFA has confirmed. The May 29 showpiece was moved from Istanbul to the 50,000-capacity Estadio do Dragao after England imposed tougher pandemic travel restrictions on Turkey that would have prevented fans from flying in. “Fans have had … Continue reading Why UEFA moved Champions League final from Istanbul to Porto

Aguero to miss CL match against Real Madrid

Manchester City will be without forward Sergio Agüero when they welcome Real Madrid to the Etihad next month to resolve their Champions League Last 16 tie. Agüero, who underwent surgery last month to repair torn meniscus in his left knee, will not recover in time for the return leg in Manchester on Friday 7 August. … Continue reading Aguero to miss CL match against Real Madrid

Arturo Vidal

What Arturo Vidal thinks of the Champions League format

Arturo Vidal is convinced Barcelona can end the season with trophies. He spoke to FOX Sports about the state of play. "As the games follow each other quickly we have to take advantage as much as we can to get to the next game in the best way possible," said the Barca midfielder. "We can … Continue reading What Arturo Vidal thinks of the Champions League format

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UEFA updates on Champions League

UEFA confirmed on Wednesday the new format for this season's Champions League: the quarterfinals, semifinals and final will all be played in Lisbon in August over one game. The four quarterfinals will be played on separate days, spread out between August 12th and August 15th, with the semifinals due to take place on August 18 … Continue reading UEFA updates on Champions League

Man City appeal their 2-year ban from Champions League

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed on Wednesday that Manchester City have officially appealed their two-year ban from the Champions League. UEFA announced last week that City would be banned from Europe for the next two seasons for Financial Fair Play breaches and for mis-leading them during their investigation. City, through CEO Ferran … Continue reading Man City appeal their 2-year ban from Champions League

Zinedine Zidane

Zidane: There’s a good reason for choosing Casemiro over Kroos and Ramos

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane spoke to the press ahead of his side's Champions League group stage match against Club Brugge. Real Madrid have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition in second place but with no chance of catching table-toppers PSG. Here's a Tuesday interview with Madrid head coach: Message for Real … Continue reading Zidane: There’s a good reason for choosing Casemiro over Kroos and Ramos

Arsenal fans are frustrated

Arsenal were able to salvage what would have been a totally disappointing outing on Saturday, having drawn 2-2 with Southampton in their Premier League fixture. Arsenal currently have 18 points from 13 EPL games, a result which falls below previous records in 1994-95 (19), 2012-13 (20), 2014-15 (20) and 2006-07 (22) seasons. The seeming lack of improvement has angered … Continue reading Arsenal fans are frustrated