Tag: Champions League

Chelsea faces a three-goal deficit as it heads to Germany to face Bayern Munich in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 clash. (Image: Clive Mason/Getty)

Champions League: Chelsea Faces Overwhelming Deficit vs. Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich holds a commanding 3-0 lead and will host the second leg of its Champions League matchup against Chelsea on Saturday. Chelsea will need at least three goals to have any chance of advancement, a tall order in Allianz Arena after the drubbing at Stamford Bridge in February. Bayern […]

Manchester City won its appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which overturned its two-year ban from European competitions. (Image: AFP/Getty)

Manchester City Wins Financial Fair Play Appeal, Avoids Champions League Ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned Manchester City’s European ban on Monday, a ruling that will allow the club to participate in the Champions League next season. City faced a two-year ban from all European competitions after the Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) found the club guilty of violating […]

Manchester City enters the knockout stages as the top pick to win the Champions League title. (Image: Ina Fassbender/Getty)

Group Stage Complete, EPL Giants Emerge as Champions League Favorites

Manchester City and Liverpool have emerged as the favorites to win the Champions League, as all four English sides are still alive heading into the knockout rounds of the competition. FanDuel Sportsbook lists Man City as the +280 overall favorite to win the tournament, with Liverpool second choice at +500. […]

Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid are fighting for the second ticket out of Group D and into the Champions League knockout stages. (Image: Jorg Schuler/Getty)

Champions League: Final Round of 16 Spots Will Be Filled on Wednesday

The final qualifiers for the Champions League knockout rounds will be determined on Wednesday, when the last two positions in the Round of 16 are determined. While most of Wednesday’s matches will have minimal impact on the knockout stage bracket, both Group C and Group D still have one spot […]

Liverpool can advance to the Champions League knockout stages with a win or draw against Red Bull Salzburg on Tuesday. (Image: PA)

Champions League: 10 Teams Playing for Six Knockout Stage Positions

Four of the eight Champions League groups will play their final matches on Tuesday, with 10 teams still fighting for six positions in the Round of 16. While Barcelona and RB Leipzig are assured of going through no matter the results on Tuesday, other European heavyweights like defending Champions League […]

Benfica celebrates during their victory over Turkish club Fenerbahce in the third qualifying round of the 2018-19 Champions League. (Image: AA)

Champions League: 12 Clubs Battle for Final Six Spots in Playoff Round

The last six slots into the Champions League group stage will be determined over the next two weeks, as 12 hopeful sides will face off in the tournament�s playoff round, which starts Tuesday. While Europe�s biggest clubs have already been awarded their positions in the final 32, some famous teams […]

Scottish Champions Celtic Bounced From Champions League Qualifying Rounds

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic were unceremoniously eliminated from Champions League contention on Tuesday, losing 3-2 on aggregate to Greek side AEK Athens in the third qualifying round of the competition. Celtic had been previously held to a 1-1 draw at home before losing 2-1 in Athens, ending hopes of a […]

Bayern Munich Hosts Real Madrid in Blockbuster Champions League Semifinal

Two of Europe�s most formidable soccer clubs will face off on Wednesday, as Bayern Munich plays host to Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. Real Madrid are the most successful club of all time in European competition, having won the UEFA Champions League or the […]

Liverpool and Roma Meet in Unexpected Champions League Semifinal Match

Neither Liverpool nor Roma were expected to get past their prestigious opponents in the Champions League quarterfinal round. But not only have the two clubs reached the final four of European soccer, they will now face off for a spot in the Champions League final. Roma made it to the […]