champions league

Griezmann wanted to leave Barcelona this summer

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 09:13 GMT

The French striker wanted to leave the Catalan giants after spending only one year wearing the Azulgrana jersey.

Police rescind ban on PSG shirts in Marseille during Champions League final

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 09:54 GMT

A ban on Paris Saint-Germain fans wearing their club’s shirt in the city centre of Marseille during the Champions League final on Sunday has been rescinded.

Barca coach Koeman names Larsson among assistants

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 12:16 GMT

He has been an assistant and first team coach in Sweden since 2010, his last job being with former club Helsingborgs.

Statistics will count for nothing when we face Bayern - Lyon coach

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 07:44 GMT

Statistics will count for nothing when underdogs Olympique Lyonnais take on free-scoring Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday, coach Rudi Garcia has warned.

Di Maria rewards Tuchel with his best as PSG reach final

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 07:41 GMT

Angel Di Maria’s career had been in danger of fizzling out when Thomas Tuchel took over at Paris St Germain two years ago, but the German coach has found a way to get the 32-year-old to enjoy his best years last.

City and Guardiola at a cross-roads with mini-rebuild likely

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 07:02 GMT

After being eliminated at the quarter-final stage of the Champions League for a third straight year, Manchester City and manager Pep Guardiola, perhaps unexpectedly, find themselves at a crossroads.

Nagelsmann relishing German coaching duel with Tuchel

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 11:34 GMT

Nagelsmann is already the toast of European coaching after becoming the youngest manager to reach the Champions League semi-finals.

Leipzig's biggest game a reminder of city's glory days

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 10:30 GMT

RB Leipzig were only promoted to the Bundesliga in 2016 and they continue to break new ground with the last 16 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

Atletico confirm two COVID-19 positives before Champions League trip

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 06:40 GMT

Two members of Atletico Madrid’s group set to travel to Portugal for the Champions League quarter-finals have tested positive for COVID-19, the La Liga club said on Sunday.

It will be like a final, Sergi Roberto on Bayern Munich's clash

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Barcelona will face five-time champions Bayern Munich who destroyed Chelsea 7-1 on aggregate to reach the quarter-finals.

Bayern crush Chelsea to move into Champions League last eight

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 07:59 GMT

Robert Lewandowski struck twice as Bayern Munich cruised past Chelsea 4-1 on Saturday to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with a 7-1 aggregate victory and remain on course for a treble of titles.

Messi helps Barca sink Napoli to reach last eight

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 07:39 GMT

A fired-up Lionel Messi led Barcelona to a 3-1 win at home to Napoli on Saturday for a 4-2 aggregate victory which took the club into the Champions League quarter-finals for the 13th consecutive season where they face Bayern Munich.

Barcelona host Napoli in the UEFA Champions League

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 04:38 GMT

The winner will face the winner between Bayern Munich and Chelsea who will face off tonight in Munich.

Tough to predict favourites for Champions League, Rivaldo

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

The latter stages of this season’s Champions League to be played as a mini-tournament in Lisbon.

Man City could be tested by counter-attacking Real, Rooney

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 11:31 GMT

Pep Guardiola’s City lead Real after they won the away leg of their last-16 tie 2-1 in March.

Guardiola praises Zidane ahead of Champions League clash

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 01:43 GMT

The English giants host the Spanish champions at the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg on Friday 7 August.

Our goal is to win CAF Champions League title, Kahraba

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 11:14 GMT

Al Ahly last won the title in 2013 and since then they have reached two CAF Champions League finals but failed to clinch the title.

Boateng urges players to take a knee in Champions League

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 11:10 GMT

Boateng says players must use the platform provided by the Champions League to continue sending messages about racial equality by taking a knee.

Key UEFA meeting to decide on way forward for suspended Champions League

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 07:33 GMT

As football around Europe returns after a long suspension, UEFA is set to announce the format for the latter stages of the Champions League at a key meeting on Wednesday which will also raise the thorny issue of the postponed, pan-continental Euro 2020.

Madrid could host Champions League final - city mayor

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 06:31 GMT

The mayor of Madrid has said the city is being considered as a potential host of this year's Champions League final and has given the idea his "total and absolute support".