Latest in Tag: Champions League Highlight

Latest in Tag: Champions League


Champions League: Real Madrid, Juventus go for history in final

Real Madrid are motivated by the chance to be the first club to win back-to-back titles. Juventus are aiming for their first European treble. No matter who ends up lifting the trophy in Cardiff, history will be made.AC Milan. Ajax. Juventus. Manchester United. Those are all the teams who have been a game away from …

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Champions League: Real Madrid on course for a second straight final

Trailing 3-0 from the first leg, Atletico Madrid face a seemingly impossible battle to prevent local rivals Real from heading to Cardiff. Atleti can only hope for a memorable European farewell to the Vincente Calderon.Only the most unlikely of turnarounds can prevent Real Madrid from reaching a second straight Champions League final when they travel …

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Juventus reach Champions League final with complete win over Monaco

This semifinal was billed as defense vs attack, but in Turin on Tuesday it was more men vs boys as Juventus showed the full range of their capabilities. The Italians beat Monaco 2-1 to book their place in the final.Juventus 2 –1 Monaco (4-1 on aggregate) ( Madzukic 33′, Alves 44′ – Mbappe 69′) Much …

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Champions League: Juventus within touching distance of final

A fine Gonzalo Higuain brace has given Juventus a 2-0 cushion against Monaco. And having kept a a clean sheet in six of their last eight games, Juventus will be confident they can see off the French league leaders.Juventus are red-hot favorites to see off Monaco and reach their second Champions League final in three …

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Champions League: Clash of styles as Monaco host Juventus

Free-scoring Monaco face Italian giants Juventus in the semifinal of the Champions League. After beating Borussia Dortmund, can they knock out the Old Lady and reach a first final since 2004?After disposing of Borussia Dortmund in the quarterfinal, Monaco now welcome Juventus to the Stade Louis II for the first leg of their Champions League …

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Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo grabs hat trick as Real stride towards Cardiff

Madrid rivals Real and Atletico were locking horns for the fourth successive season in the Champions League. Much like their previous meetings, Real came out on top, with Cristiano Ronaldo once again the match winner.Real Madrid 3-0 Atletico Madrid (Ronaldo 10’, 73’, 86’) Cristiano Ronaldo scored another hat-trick – the 42nd of his astounding Real …

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Champions League: Real Madrid and Atletico kick off finals rematch

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid faced off in the Champions League each of the previous three seasons – twice in the final – and the Galacticos triumphed every time. Will this semifinal be any different?Though their city rivals have caught up to them in recent years, Real Madrid have maintained their dominance over Atletico Madrid …

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Holders Real to meet city rivals Atletico in Champions League semis

In a repeat of last season’s final, holders Real Madrid have been drawn to play city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semis. The other last-four clash pits Juventus of Italy against Ligue 1 side AS Monaco.Real, the record 11-time European champions, have beaten Atletico twice in the final of the continent’s elite club …

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Champions League: Juventus deny Barcelona another Camp Nou miracle

Juventus held Barcelona to a goalless draw at Camp Nou, which was enough to see them comfortably through to the semifinals. There was no repeat of the Barcelona heroics that saw them beat PSG in the previous round.Barcelona 0-0 Juventus (0-3 agg.) Juventus made sure there were no more miracles at Camp Nou on Wednesday, …

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Champions League: Borussia Dortmund limp out after Monaco masterclass

In a game that will long be associated with the attack on their team bus, Dortmund were unable to overcome a 3-2 deficit in Monaco. The Ligue 1 side join Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Juventus in the last four.Monaco 3-1 Dortmund (6-3 agg.) (Mbappe 3′, Falcao 17′, Germain 81′ – Reus 48′) Borussia Dortmund …

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Champions League: Ronaldo sets new milestone as luckless Bayern Munich go out

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal as Real Madrid sent 10-man Bayern Munich out of the competition with a 4-2 win (6-3 agg.). But Ronaldo’s second and third goals were offside.Real Madrid 4-2 Bayern Munich (6-3 agg.) (Ronaldo 76′, 105′, 109′, Asensio 112′ – Lewandowski pen 53′ Ramos og 78′) Cristiano Ronaldo scored …

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Champions League: Atletico Madrid beat Leicester 1-0 in first leg

Atletico Madrid struck in the first half at home to English Premier League champions Leicester City. They head to England looking to qualify for their third semifinal in four seasons.Atletico Madrid 1-0 Leicester City (Griezmann pen. 28′) Antoine Griezmann earned and scored a penalty in the first half as Atletico Madrid beat Leicester City in …

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Could RB Leipzig be banned from competing in the Champions League?

Currently second in the Bundesliga, RasenBallsport Leipzig are on course to qualify for next season’s Champions League. However, some experts say the Red Bull-backed club could be in breach of UEFA regulations.Article 5 of UEFA’s rules and regulations for the 2016-17 Champions League season, entitled “integrity of the competition,” states that “no individual or legal …

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Champions League: Leicester fairytale continues, Juventus ease through

A new chapter is written in Leicester’s City’s amazing story, as the English champions beat Sevilla to reach the last eight. Elsewhere, Juventus saw off Porto to progress.Leicester City 2-0 Sevilla (3-2 agg.) (Morgan 27′, Albrighton 54′) Leicester’s European adventure continued as they beat 10-man Sevilla to reach the last eight of the Champions League …

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