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5 teams qualified, but can English sides compete in the Champions League?

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After Manchester United’s Europa League triumph and the conclusion of the Premier League season last weekend, England will officially have five representatives in next seasons Champions League. But are any of them good enough to compete with European football’s top table clubs? Read More »

Juventus can be referred to as European bulldogs once again

One look at the Juventus team and you’ll conclude they are the most compact and watertight setup in all of Europe. The Old Lady has risen again and she really deserves our respect. In line for a historic treble, the team from Turin has once again, shown they can bark and bite on the big stage. Read More »

4 things Atletico Madrid must do to reach the Champions League final

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

Atletico Madrid‘s Champions League hex against Real Madrid played out once again when the pair squared off in the semi-final last Tuesday night. For the fourth successive season, Diego Simeone’s team look likely to miss out on the title no thanks to their rival who were 3-0 winners at the Bernabeu. Read More »

Four things to expect in the UEFA Champions League semi-final ties

The Champions League semi-finals returns after a hectic weekend of football across Europe. The last four teams will come up against each other as the race for a place in the Champions League final intensifies with Real and Juventus taking a first leg advantage, against Atletico Madrid and AS Monaco respectively. Read More »

Three things learned from Champions League semifinals’ first legs

After the Champions League semifinals' first legs, the final already been written in pencil. Here are three reasons why.

After the Champions League semifinals’ first legs, the final already been written in pencil. Two teams have probably already reserved flights, their players, coaches, and support staff pushing holidays back by an extra week or so. Real Madrid dismantled its city rivals in a way no side has been able to in Europe in seven seasons. Meanwhile, Juventus’ wily veterans efficiently defeated ... Read More »

What we learned from Juventus’ demolition job away at AS Monaco

Last night, we witnessed what happens when the immovable object meets the irresistible force. The top scorers in Europe went toe-to-toe with the epitome of resolute defending. AS Monaco welcomed Juventus to the Stade Louis II and what followed blew our minds. Read More »

Atletico Madrid bear weight of Lisbon and Milan against Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

The crowds poured out of the resplendent Santiago Bernabeu after what was another memorable European night for Los Blancos. Half of Madrid was jubilant while the other departed with their heads down after being dismantled by their city rivals. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid: Fantastic in the Champions League; limping to the finish in La Liga

Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid is the team in the Champions League this year. They can also win La Liga but they're struggling domestically.

In its Champions League semifinal first leg, Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid showed why it’s been the most consistent scoring team in Europe this term. Against capital rivals Atletico, Los Blancos all but secured a place in the Cardiff final with a three-nil victory. The Madridistas are averaging three goals per match in the knockout rounds after scoring 16 in the group stages. ... Read More »

What must Inter do to rebuild?

At the weekend Inter Milan suffered a demoralising 5-4 defeat away at Fiorentina and with just five games remaining in the season they face the cold reality of another season without Champions League football. So just what are the Nerazzurri doing wrong in their quest to return to power in Serie A? Read More »

Analysing the Champions League semifinals: Who will dance in Cardiff?

In September, thirty-two good teams entered the group stages for the biggest trophy in European club football. Today, we are left with four excellent ones. Three have made the final at least once in the last four years. The fourth did so thirteen years ago in its last Champions League semifinals appearance. So, which will win the 2016-17 Champions League? Read More »

Real Madrid 4-2 Bayern Munich – What the stats say.

Los Blanco’s won 4-2 in their Champions League clash against Bayern Munich thanks to a hat-trick from their talismanic forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese forward rose up to the challenge against the Germans to steer his side to the Semi-final stages in a bid to retain their Champions League crown they won last season at the expense of City rivals Atletico ... Read More »

Barcelona still have chance to advance to Champions League semi-finals

This year has been an exciting year for European football. Teams like Leicester City and AS Monaco have advanced to the UCL quarter-finals, giving the tournament a new twist. One team that has always been in the Champions League Semi Finals is Barcelona, of course. Believe it or not, they still have a chance despite Juventus’ dominance at San Siro. Read More »

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