Champions League

Are the stars aligned for Liverpool’s European resurgence?

Some thirteen years ago Liverpool FC brought home their last Champions League trophy. The reds have scored a lot of goals in the current competition and even overcome their tendency to falter away from home on the road Kiev. But LFC may have more than meets the eye going for them against holders, Real Madrid, in this year’s final. And some of it is kinda spooky…

All five English clubs still alive in Champions League Round of 16

At least one English club will almost assuredly make the last eight of this year’s Champions League, but there is work to be done if all five are to continue the Premier League’s historic campaign.

Spurs tie Juve 2:2 in stunning rally—Kane, Eriksen bag crucial away goals

Spurs recovered from a rocky start to sneak two precious away goals at Juventus in the Champions League Round of 16. Could Juve’s blown lead cost them down the road? Juve have to come to Wembley and attack now, and we are deadly on the counter.

UCL Group A Showdown: Manchester United v CSKA Moscow

Manchester United host CSKA Moscow in Group A as UCL first stage winds down this week. Will Mourinho’s men get caught looking ahead to Sunday’s league derby?

Kids, but not kidding: Spurs mean business in Europe this year

Spurs secured their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League competition with an impressive home win this week over Real Madrid. I hate to say I told you so…or do I?

Bernabeu battle proves Spurs are ready for next step

Spurs went to Madrid with no expectations and escaped the Bernabeu with a precious point. Is Poch’s team finally ready to join the game’s elite?

Manchester United should squeeze past CSKA Moscow in Champions League

José Mourinho probably has the strongest Manchester United side in the last four years at his disposal—with a good mix of pace, power and a bit of star-dust to go with it.

Focus on the French giants PSG and Monaco in Champions League

It was a mixed bag for the French contingent as PSG taught Scottish champions Celtic a harsh footballing lesson while Monaco put in a less than impressive display in Germany versus Leipzig.

3 thoughts as Man United make winning start in Champions League against Basel

United recovered from their weekend draw against Stoke to comfortably beat Basel 3-0 at home; the result though will be overshadowed by Pogba’s injury.

How Zidane led Real Madrid to its first double since 1957/58

Zinedine Zidane as a player was fascinating, at times show-stoppingly brilliant. Zinedine Zidane the manager, though, might be even better.