champions league

Real's success down to collective sacrifice, Vinicius says

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 05:52 GMT

Yet the Brazilian, who was almost unplayable at times, said that the recipe for Real Madrid's success in big moments is their selfless commitment and collective sacrifice that, combined with the Bernabeu's electric atmosphere, prove an unstoppable combination.

Fuellkrug earns impressive Dortmund 1-0 first-leg win over PSG

Thu, 02 May 2024 - 06:47 GMT

Borussia Dortmund's Niclas Fuellkrug fired in a first-half goal to seal a 1-0 victory over visitors Paris St Germain in a compelling Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

Champions League exit not the end of Arsenal's season, says Arteta

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 09:10 GMT

Arsenal's players have been stung by their Champions League quarter-finals exit on Wednesday but manager Mikel Arteta said they still have something "beautiful" to play for in the last few weeks of the season as they chase the Premier League title.

Real Madrid dispatch holders Man City in Champions League shootout

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 09:05 GMT

Antonio Ruediger scored the decisive penalty as Real Madrid beat holders Manchester City in an edge-of-your-seat 4-3 shootout victory to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League after the teams were locked at 4-4 on aggregate following extra time on Wednesday.

Luis Enrique confident PSG can recover to win tie against Barcelona

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 02:25 GMT

Paris St Germain manager Luis Enrique said he is still confident his team can overcome a 3-2 home loss to Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final and shine against the Spanish side next week to progress.

Raphinha scores twice to help Barca fight back and win at PSG

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 11:23 GMT

Brazil forward Raphinha scored twice to help Barcelona secure a 3-2 win at Paris St Germain in a lively Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, earning the Spanish side their first win in the knockout stage in four years.

Atletico survive late Dortmund pressure to hold on for 2-1 win

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 11:17 GMT

Atletico Madrid struck twice in a dominant first half but had to survive a late fightback from Borussia Dortmund before earning a 2-1 win in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday.

Champions League spot difficult for Man Utd, says Ten Hag

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 11:32 GMT

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag said he is realistic enough to know that securing a place in next season's Champions League will be difficult with the club 11 points out of fourth place and a growing injury list to contend with.

Man City draw Real Madrid in Champions League quarters, Barca face PSG

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 - 11:51 GMT

Arsenal returned to the quarter-finals for the first time in 14 years and they play Bayern Munich which will give the German club's star striker Harry Kane -- who has scored 36 goals this season -- another crack at his former north London rivals

Atletico knock out Inter on penalties to reach Champions League quarters

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 10:01 GMT

Atletico Madrid needed a penalty shootout to edge past Inter Milan and reach the Champions league quarter-finals after a dramatic last-16 clash ended 2-2 on aggregate on Wednesday.

Sancho grateful to Dortmund for believing in him

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 09:50 GMT

The 23-year-old scored early on and Marco Reus netted in the dying minutes against Eindhoven to secure a 3-1 aggregate victory and a place in the quarters for the first time in three years.

Real Madrid snatch draw to qualify for Champions League quarters

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 08:46 GMT

Real Madrid withstood an onslaught from RB Leipzig to secure a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie that sent them through to the quarter-finals with a 2-1 aggregate victory on Wednesday.

Man City through to Champions League quarters after easy 3-1 win over Copenhagen

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 08:33 GMT

Holders Manchester City cruised into the Champions League quarter-finals for the seventh consecutive season with a 3-1 victory over FC Copenhagen on Wednesday in their last-16 second leg that wrapped up a 6-2 aggregate triumph.

Napoli fight back to draw with Barcelona in dull game

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 05:29 GMT

Napoli fought back to hold visitors Barcelona to a dour 1-1 draw in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday as Victor Osimhen cancelled out Robert Lewandowski's opener.

Mbappe and Barcola hand PSG 2-0 win over Real Sociedad

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 - 11:32 GMT

Second half goals from Kylian Mbappe and Bradley Barcola secured Paris St Germain a hard-fought 2-0 win over visitors Real Sociedad in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie on Wednesday.

Immobile spot-on as Lazio edge out 10-man Bayern

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 - 11:16 GMT

Ciro Immobile scored a 69th-minute penalty to earn hosts Lazio a 1-0 victory over 10-man Bayern Munich on Wednesday in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg clash.

Man City, police boost safety measures after fans attacked in Belgrade

Thu, 14 Dec 2023 - 08:18 GMT

Manchester City were working with police to ensure the safety of their fans after some supporters were attacked ahead of Wednesday's 3-2 Champions League win at Red Star Belgrade, the club said.

Milan stun Newcastle as both teams bow out of Champions League

Thu, 14 Dec 2023 - 01:40 GMT

AC Milan substitute Samuel Chukwueze struck a superb late winner to seal a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United as both teams exited the Champions League in a nerve-jangling climax to Group F at St James' Park on Wednesday.

PSG snatch knockout stage spot with 1-1 draw at Dortmund

Thu, 14 Dec 2023 - 01:35 GMT

Paris St Germain drew 1-1 at Group F winners Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday to secure second place and a spot in the Champions League knockout stage in their final group match.

Atletico seal top spot with 2-0 win over Lazio

Thu, 14 Dec 2023 - 01:30 GMT

Antoine Griezmann and Samuel Lino scored in each half to give Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win over Lazio on Wednesday that secured them top spot in Champions League Group E, the first time since 2016 that they had reached the knockouts as group winners.