‘Liverpool Don’t Do It The Easy Way’, Says Captain Henderson

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Jordan Henderson admitted Liverpool had done it the hard way after sealing their place in the Champions League final despite a 4-2 defeat in the semi-final second leg at Roma. Holding a 5-2 lead from the first leg, Liverpool were cruising after going 2-1 up in the return in Rome.…

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Can Mo Salah Lead Liverpool To UCL Triumph?

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Egyptian and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been on an astonishing form since he joined the Red army. The 25-year old has been lethal in front of goal, scoring 28 goals in 30 appearances for Liverpool. He has also played an influential part in the club’s performance in the UCL…

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Players Can Now Switch Clubs In Champions League

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Players who switch clubs during the course of a season will be allowed to play for both in the Champions League under new rules announced by UEFA on Tuesday. The European global football body said in a statement that it would also allow teams to use a fourth substitute in extra-time…

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Messi Wins Uefa Goal Of The Week

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The Argentine’s superb finish helped defeat Roma and ensure Barcelona finish top of Group E Lionel Messi’s delicate chip to finish off an excellent 27-pass move in Barcelona’s 6-1 crushing of Roma has been named UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week, presented by Nissan. Following a flowing team move,…

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Suarez Hails Barcelona’s ‘Perfect’ Game Against Roma

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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez hailed his team’s 6-1 rout of Roma in the Champions League as a “perfect game”, which also saw Lionel Messi start for the first time since returning from injury. Suarez scored twice as the holders celebrated qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with…

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City Were ‘Disjointed’ But Deserved Winners Vs Gladbach – Hart

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Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart admitted his “disjointed” team did not play well against Borussia Monchengladbach but insisted they deserved their 2-1 victory over the Bundesliga side in Wednesday’s Champions League match. The Sky Blues found themselves a goal down after a 54th minute strike from Lars Stindl but clawed…

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Messi becomes youngest Champions League centurion

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The Barcelona forward stepped out on to the pitch against Roma on Wednesday to make his 100th appearance in the elite European competition Lionel Messi has started Barcelona’s clash with Roma on Wednesday to become the youngest-ever footballer to play 100 Champions League games. The Argentine joins an illustrious list…

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Iheanacho Not Listed In Man City Champions League Squad

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Nigeria starlet Kelechi Iheanacho will not feature in this season’s UEFA Champions League after he was left out by Manchester City from their 25-man squad. UEFA limit the foreign players in a squad to 17 and with the arrival of Belgium international Kevin de Bruyne and Argentina’s Nicolas Otamendi, Iheanacho…

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Lionel Messi wins the Champions League 14-15 Goal of the Season award

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The FC Barcelona forward has been credited with scoring the Champions League 14-15 Goal of the Season. Messi won the award for his unbelievable solo goal against Bayern Munich. Messi latched on to a fine Ivan Rakitic pass on 80 minutes, SKINNED Jerome Boateng and then chipped past Manuel Neuer. A…

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Uefa Champions League Group Stage Number Crunching

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The UEFA Champions League group stage draw takes place in Monaco on Thursday. Key facts Barcelona, Porto and Madrid are ensured 20th group appearances Madrid hold records for most points, goals and consecutive qualifications Five teams have won all six games, but only Madrid have done it twice Lionel Messi…

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Manchester United drawn against Club Brugge in Champions League play-offs

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Manchester United have been drawn against Club Brugge in the Champions League play-offs. United’s fourth-place finish in Louis van Gaal’s debut season leaves them facing a two-legged clash with the Belgian outfit, with the winners progressing to the group stage of the competition. The first leg will be at Old…

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Ajax Dumped Out Of Champions League, Monaco Through

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Four-time European champions Ajax have been eliminated at the third qualifying round stage of the Champions League after a humiliating 3-2 second-leg defeat to Rapid Vienna on Tuesday (Aug 4) as Monaco advanced with a 4-0 win over Swiss side Young Boys. After a 2-2 first-leg draw in the Austrian…

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Elderson Out Of Monaco Champions League Squad

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French club AS Monaco have left out Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile from their squad for Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League tie at Young Boys of Switzerland. Elderson has been involved in Monaco pre-season build-up. Also missing is Tunisia centre-back Aymen Abdennour, who is undergoing serious transfer talks with AC Milan and…

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Climbed Mountains Instead Of Watching Barca Win The Champions League

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic famously said “A World Cup without me is nothing to watch” after Sweden lost their 2014 World Cup qualifying playoff to Portugal (he did later attend a World Cup match, though), and it seems he feels the same way about Champions League finals. Zlatan, who has still never…

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Barcelona Completes The Treble And Secures Fifth UCL Title

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Juventus 1-3 Barcelona (Morata 55′ – Rakitic 4′, Suarez 67′, Neymar 90+6′) Barcelona has won their fifth European Cup after a 3-1 win over Juventus at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium. The Spanish champions complete the second treble in their history, having won both the domestic league and Cup this season. Luis…

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