Lionel Messi put in another astonishing display to lead Barcelona to the quarter final of the Champions League following a dominant display against AC Milan at the Nou Camp.
Goals from Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari gave AC Milan victory over Barcelona and a huge chance of making the Champions League last eight. Continue reading
Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League is known as moving day as it marks the midway point of the Group Stage. Teams across Europe continue to jostle for position within their respective groups in hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage of the most prestigious club tournament in the world.
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Ten-man Inter Milan hung on to beat rivals AC Milan 1-0 in a bad-tempered Serie A derby that saw the hosts have a goal disallowed and a late penalty appeal waved away as they chased an equalizer.
Matchday 2 Phase 2
Manchester city manage to survive, Arsenal beat Olympiakos, Real Madrid made it two wins out of two, AC claim victory in Russia, Malaga remain impressive while big spenders PSG fail to overcome Porto.
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An extract from Rafa Benitez book ‘Champions League Dreams’ explains what happened at half-time in the 2005 Champions League final…
At half-time in Istanbul, Liverpool are 3-0 down to a rampant AC Milan side. Benitez has to make changes, but he encountered yet more problems as they reached the dressing room…
Italian forward Roberto Baggio also known as ‘The Divine Ponytail‘, because of his unique hairstyle. Widely Regarded as one of the finest footballers of all time Baggio won both the Ballon d’Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year in 1993. Roberto Baggio starred for Italy in three World Cups but left each one empty-handed.
The first night of Champions League football provided us with 22 goals. For all the results….
Champions League kicks off tonight!
Fixtures after the jump