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  • Phenomenal Haaland outshines PSG superstars

    The two most expensive players in the world were unable to outshine the prolific Erling Braut Haaland as the Norwegian sensation continues his remarkable rise by scoring both goals in Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 defeat of Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League first-leg encounter

  • Klopp relieved to end cup finals losing streak

    Juergen Klopp was a relieved man on Saturday after Liverpool's 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final ended the German coach's miserable run of six defeats in cup finals.

  • Salah shines as clinical Liverpool see off Porto

    A resurgent Mohamed Salah scored one and set up another to inspire a clinical Liverpool to a 4-1 win at Porto in their Champions League quarter-final second leg on Wednesday that teed up a last-four clash with Barcelona.

  • Spurs stun City to go through after seven-goal thriller, VAR drama

    After an astonishing encounter at the Etihad Stadium, Tottenham Hotspur reached the semi-finals of the Champions League on away goals following a 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday.

  • Gravitating towards a Cruyffian theme amidst the 'constants'

    One usually associates high-calibre football and excitement-inducing matchups -- both in terms of individual players and team-game

  • A Messi masterclass

    Lionel Messi pledged at the start of the season to bring "that beautiful cup" back to the Camp Nou and on the evidence of Wednesday night, few would bet against him.

  • Tottenham cruise past Dortmund 3-0

    Defender Jan Vertonghen scored once and set up another goal for Son Heung-min as Tottenham Hotspur thumped Borussia Dortmund 3-0 at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday to give them the clear edge following the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie.

  • Asensio lifts Real against Ajax

    Real Madrid's Marco Asensio scored a late winner in a 2-1 victory at Ajax Amsterdam, who were left to rue a goal disallowed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in their Champions League last-16, first leg on Wednesday.

  • Ben Yedder brace sinks United; Dzeko sends Roma through

    Manchester United suffer a shock exit in the Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 loss to Sevilla while Edin Dzeko strike gives Roma a 1-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk to send them through on away goals on Tuesday.

  • Mane hattrick is Liverpool's Porto thrashing

    Sadio Mane grabs a hattrick as Liverpool demolished Porto 5-0 away in their Champions League round-of-16 tie on Wednesday.

  • Ronaldo double helps Real to 3-1 win over PSG

    Cristiano Ronaldo scores a brace as Real Madrid come from behind to beat Paris St Germain 3-1 in a Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday.

  • Lionel Messi-Didier Drogba

    Will Messi break Chelsea duck?

    Lionel Messi has never managed to score against Chelsea in his brilliant career and he will be looking to break this streak as Barcelona face Chelsea in the last 16 of the Champions League this season.

  • Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo

    Ronaldo v Neymar as Real draw PSG in Champions League

    Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid are to face Neymar's Paris Saint Germain while Barca and Chelsea renew old rivalries in the last 16 of the Champions League.

  • Shakhtar Donetsk's coach Paulo Fonseca

    Shakhtar's Fonseca dons mask of Zorro after City win

    An overjoyed Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca fulfills his promise to dress up as fictional character Zorro after leading his side into the Champions League knockout stages with a 2-1 win over Premier League club Manchester City.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    When I talk I’m not understood: Cristiano

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo accuses the media of twisting his words after his side’s six-goal demolition of APOEL Nicosia in the UEFA Champions League.

  • Barca qualify with 0-0 draw in Turin

    Barcelona allowed themselves the luxury of starting with Lionel Messi on the bench and still held out for a 0-0 draw at Juventus to reach the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.

  • Pep Guardiola

    Guardiola plays down Man City Champions League favourites tag

    Pep Guardiola says Manchester City are still not among the favourites to win the Champions League despite their eye-catching form in domestic and European competition.

  • Lionel Messi and Paulo Dybala

    Dybala, Messi renew rivalry in Turin

    Juventus star Paulo Dybala has rediscovered his scoring form just in time as he renews his rivalry with fellow Argentina Lionel Messi in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Barcelona.

  • Alli double rocks Real Madrid

    Dele Alli fires Tottenham Hotspur into the Champions League last 16 as his brace inspired a swaggering 3-1 win over Real Madrid that condemned the troubled holders to their first group-stage defeat in five years.

  • Kurzawa bags hat-trick as PSG blow away Anderlecht

    Left-back Layvin Kurzawa was an unlikely hat-trick hero as Paris Saint-Germain destroyed Anderlecht 5-0 on Tuesday and sealed their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with two group games to spare.

  • Luis Suarez

    Barcelona held to goalless draw by battling Olympiakos

    Barcelona must to wait to confirm a place in the Champions League last 16 after dropping points for the first time in Group D in an absorbing 0-0 draw at Olympiakos Piraeus.

  • PSG, Barcelona on verge of Champions League last 16

    Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain, five-time champions Barcelona and Jose Mourinho's Manchester United are among the teams looking to book a Champions League last-16 place.

  • Bayern beat Celtic 3-0 as Heynckes makes winning European return

    Bayern Munich ease past Celtic 3-0 in the Champions League to hand coach Jupp Heynckes a victorious return to the competition he won with them in 2013.

  • Terrific trio on target as PSG thump Anderlecht

    Paris St Germain’s feared attacking trio all got on the scoresheet as the French side complete a comfortable 4-0 away victory over Anderlecht in their Champions League Group B clash.

  • Barca stroll as Messi joins Europe’s 100-goal club

    Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona move close to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages by outclassing Olympiakos 3-1 despite playing the second half with 10 men.

  • Unlucky Coates gifts Barca win at Sporting

    Sebastian Coates scored an unfortunate second-half own goal to gift Barcelona a 1-0 victory away to Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League.

  • PSG rout Bayern, Chelsea deny Atletico

    Neymar stars as Paris Saint-Germain sends out a statement of intent with an impressive 3-0 Champions League victory over Bayern Munich while Michy Batshuayi grabs an injury-time winner as Chelsea win 2-1 at Atletico Madrid.

  • City hammer Feynoord, Spurs end Wembley curse

    Manchester City thrash Dutch champions Feyenoord 4-0 as defender John Stones scores twice to get Pep Guardiola's side off to a flying Champions League start.

  • Ronaldo leads Real to routine victory

    Cristiano Ronaldo wasted no time in showing Real Madrid what they have been missing during his five-game domestic suspension, by scoring twice as the holders began their Champions League defence with a routine 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.

  • 'Champions League a big objective for PSG'

    Paris St Germain manager Unai Emery believes his side face increased pressure to deliver success in the Champions League following their transfer splurge ahead of the season.

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