Diego Simeone compared Jan Oblak to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi after the goalkeeper’s exploits helped Atletico Madrid eliminate Champions League holders Liverpool. Oblak produced a man-of-the-match display with a number of important saves in Atletico’s stunning 3-2 extra-time victory over Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday. Liverpool were on top for much of the last-16 second [...]
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Real Madrid’s Champions League second leg match against Manchester City next week has been postponed, it has been confirmed by the clubs. A statement from Real Madrid confirmed the club were in quarantine due to a basketball player contacting the virus. It has been widely reported that the club’s various sporting groups share common spaces, [...]
The return leg of the Champions League Round of 16 clash between Barcelona and Napoli could be played behind closed doors. The game is scheduled to be held on Wednesday March 18 at the Camp Nou but Catalan newspaper L’Esportiu highlights how authorities may step in to prevent fans from attending the fixture. It claims [...]
Quique Setien insisted patience was the key for Barcelona during their Champions League away match at Napoli. The Catalan giants secured a 1-1 draw in Naples after Antoine Griezmann’s second half equaliser cancelled out the opener from Dries Mertens for the hosts. Setien’s side typically dominated the ball – they passed the ball 797 times [...]
Barcelona manager Quique Setien has named five B team players in their 21-man squad to face Napoli in the Champions League on February 25. Setien is without full back pair Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba through injury, with 22-year old Sergio Akieme coming in as cover. Riqui Puig, Inaki Pena, Alex Collado and Ronald Araujo [...]
Diego Simeone has praised Atletico de Madrid for creating the best atmosphere for a match in his time at the club. The Argentine dedicated his side’s 1-0 Champions League Round of 16 first leg victory over Liverpool to the club’s fanbase, whom he described as incredible. Atleti’s team bus was greeted into the Wanda Metropolitano [...]
Lionel Messi has been left out of Barcelona’s squad to face Inter Milan on Tuesday night as Ernesto Valverde opts to rest his star man in a much-changed line-up. Messi scored a hat-trick against Mallorca on Saturday night and will now have a week to rest, with the first Clasico of the season against Real [...]
It’s impossible to talk about the knockout stages of the Champions League without discussing Barcelona as the La Liga champions are in real danger of failing to qualify for the knockout stages of the competition and risk playing the second half of the season in the Europa League. The La Liga giants have not played [...]
Real Madrid must beat PSG this evening at the Bernabeu to avoid a runners-up spot in Group A and a potentially tougher last-16 tie come February. Madrid are currently on seven points from four games following a 3-0 defeat by the Ligue 1 champions on matchday one, as well as a 2-2 draw at home [...]
Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Valencia have all discovered their opponents for the group stages of this season’s Champions League. Madrid who have won four of the last six editions of the tournament, are in a group that contains Paris Saint-Germain, Club Brugges and Galatasaray. Barcelona, who have won eight of the last 11 [...]