Tag: UEFA Champions League

Match action from Manchester City's 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg (Photo: @BVB / Twitter)

Champions League Referees, VAR Steal Spotlight from Guardiola-Haaland Meet-up

Manchester City won the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal against Borussia Dortmund after a highly eventful game. It finished 2-1, with the referees taking center stage. The game was supposed to be all about Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s chase of the Quadruple (winning all available trophies during […]

Barcelona famously defeated PSG 6-1 in the second leg of their 2017 Champions League Round of 16 matchup, winning 6-5 on aggregate. (Image: Laurence Griffiths/Getty)

Champions League Draw: Barcelona vs. PSG Highlights Round of 16 Matchups

Paris Saint-Germain reached the final of last season’s Champions League, but faces a tough road back, beginning with a clash against Spanish powerhouse Barcelona in the Round of 16. Monday’s Champions League Draw determined the eight, first-round knockout stage matchups, with the first leg of each clash coming in February. […]

USWNT Back in Action Minus Co-Captains in World Cup Finals Rematch

USWNT Back in Action Minus Co-Captains in World Cup Finals Rematch

Netherlands hosts the US Women’s national team Friday as the reigning World Cup champions return to the pitch for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. Superstars Alex Morgan (Tottenham Hotspur), Rose Lavelle (Manchester City), Julie Ertz, Tobin Heath (Manchester United), Christen Press (Manchester United), Sam Mewis (Manchester […]

Lionel Messi (left) and Cristiano Ronaldo (center) will meet up in the group stage of the Champions League for the first time this season. (Image: Harold Cunningham/UEFA/Getty)

Champions League Draw: Juventus vs. Barcelona, Man Utd. vs. PSG in Group Stage

The Champions League draw almost always results in at least one group where two of Europe’s biggest powerhouses are thrown together. Thursday’s draw kept that tradition alive, giving soccer fans at least three different matchups worthy of a European final. Thursday’s Champions League draw placed the final 32 teams into […]

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 […]

Pep Guardiola (left) and Jurgen Klopp (right) offered up very different opinions on Man City’s successful appeal of its European ban. (Image: Alex Grimm/Diario AS)

Klopp, Mourinho Blast Man City Ban Appeal; Guardiola Hits Back at Critics

When Manchester City successfully appealed to overturn its two-year European ban, fans reacted with relief or disgust, depending on which club they supported. Now, the managers of two of City’s biggest Premier League rivals are criticizing the decision, prompting a heated defense from the club’s own coach. Tottenham manager Jose […]

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 […]

The UEFA Champions League will likely wrap up with an eight-team knockout tournament in Lisbon during August. (Image: Stephanie Meek/CameraSport/Getty)

Champions League Moving to Lisbon For Two-Week Knockout Finale

The final eight Champions League contenders will conclude the competition this August in a fast-paced, single-elimination knockout tournament in Lisbon, Portugal. UEFA plans to hold the Champions League final on Aug. 23, which will come at the end of a 12-day soccer blitz that includes all of the quarterfinal and […]