Premier Leagues ���6.9 bn TV deal risks relegating Champions
With televised English top-flight games worth around ���12 million each and other leading European leagues battling to keep up, the Champions League stands to lose out heavily. Despite its continuing rise in stature since the��.
Valencia Gains Final For the First Time
Valencia held powerful FC Barcelona in check for more than 75 minutes yesterday and advanced to the final of the European Champions League for the first time, in Barcelona, Spain. Gaizka Mendieta scored in the 69th minute and Valencia won the home-and-away total-goals semifinal by 5-3. Barcelona edged Valencia, 2-1, yesterday, which was not nearly enough after Valencia won last weeks first leg, 4-1.. European Champions League soccer results noted (M)
Champions League knockout-round TV/streaming schedule, preview
The first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 kicks off Tuesday and continues through next week. Heres a quick look at the matchups. All matches begin at 2:45 p.m. EST. Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea. First leg: Tuesday in Paris (Fox Sports.
Alessandro Del Piero scored twice as visiting Juventus beat Real Madrid, 2-0, to reach the Round of 16 in the Champions League. Manchester United played to a 1-1 tie against Celtic in Glasgow. Del Piero left the field in a late substitution to applause from both sets of fans. A goal by Ryan Giggs in the 84th minute earned a point for Manchester United, the defending champion, which ran its unbeaten streak in the tournament to 17 games.
Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are not CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
However, Madrid, the reigning world and European champions, along with 2012-13 Champions League winners Bayern, are said to have one of the strongest cases to win the competition this year. However, the Portuguese��.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Bayern Munich - The Gooners Guide
Shakhtar Donetsk v Bayern Munich betting preview for 2015-02-17 | Champions League match tips and odds written by Auls.
Valencia and Porto Reach Quarterfinals
Valencia and Porto advanced in the Champions League yesterday, while yet another Italian team, Fiorentina, fell out of a major competition. The two teams will join Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Manchester United in the quarterfinals.. Champions League soccer results (S)
PSG vs Chelsea preview: French champions ravaged by injury
Jose Mourinho, Chelsea coach: The Champions League is a space for surprises: in the past decade its been 50-50 between the favourites and outsiders to win the trophy. At the moment, for me there are 16 candidates for the title. Last season we beat.
Real Madrid can be first Champions League winner to.
Why does everyone think Real Madrid cant be the first Champions League winner to defend their title? Graham Hunter explains why past European victories bode well for them in 2014.
We should qualify for CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - Daily Express
LIVERPOOL chairman Tom Werner has said he will be ���disappointed��� if the club does not qualify for the Champions League next season.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE round of 16: 5 Best Teams
The London team are undefeated in the years Champions Leagues with four wins and two draws. More impressive than their unbeaten record is the 17 goals they managed along the way. There was no individual who stood out in the goals department, .
A Sheep Is Saved, and Celtic Wins
Glasgow Celtic overcame a 2-0 deficit from the first leg to advance to the Champions League group stage after beating Shakhter Karagandy on Wednesday.
Sense of Deja Vu as Champions League Resumes
The Champions League will have an air of familiarity about it when it resumes this week with 11 of the clubs who reached the last 16 stage a year ago involved again.
Champions League Betting: Bayern Munich the new.
As we head into the start of the Champions League knockout stages Bayern Munich have been installed as the favourites to regain their European crown with the German side leading the betting. Paddy Power offer Pep��.
Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea, CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2015: Time, TV schedule.
The Champions League returns on Tuesday with Paris Saint-Germain hosting Chelsea at the Parc des Princes. Its a rematch of a meeting between these sides in last seasons quarterfinal, which the hosts managed to win 3-1. They eventually lost the away .
A Dazzling Barcelona Wins With Style
Patience and flair triumphed over force as Barcelona won Europe’s most prestigious club soccer tournament, 2-0.
Mourinho v Zlatan: The egos have landed
. on CNN would probably attract an audience of millions. Of course, Mourinho is the man who arrived for his first spell at Chelsea after having guided Porto to the Champions League title and promptly informed the British press that he was a special.
Bayerns Matthaus A Success in Finale
Bayern Munich said farewell to Lothar Matthaus in style last night with a 4-1 victory over Real Madrid in Paris that made Bayern the second team to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals of the European Champions League, joining Barcelona.. Champions League soccer results noted (S)
Paris v Chelsea preview - News - UEFA.com
The Champions League is a space for surprises: in the past decade its been 50-50 between the favourites and outsiders to win the trophy. At the moment, for me there are 16 candidates for the title. Last season we beat them, but we lost in Paris and.
Martin Odegaard omitted from Real Madrids CHAMPIONS LEAGUE squad
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has selected his 20-man squad which will travel to Gelsenkirchen for the Champions League Round of 16 first-leg match against Schalke 04, and a surprise omission from the team is Norwegian teenager Martin .
Champions League Shakes Bundesliga Teams Awake
Bayern Munich shook off rust evident after the winter break with an 8-0 thrashing of Hamburg, and Borussia Dortmund also seems to have returned to life.
Manchester United, Chelsea, Bordeaux and Porto Advance
Manchester United scored two late goals and Didier Drogba scored both for Chelsea as the two English clubs advanced in the Champions League.
Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea - The Gooners Guide
Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea betting preview for 2015-02-17 | Champions League match tips and odds written by Auls.
Saints Should March Into CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, Says Tadic
An impressive 1-0 win at Manchester United should give Southampton the impetus to finish in the Premier League top four and qualify for next seasons Champions League, says the clubs Serbia forward Dusan Tadic.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2015: Latest Match Odds for Round of 16 Fixtures
Current European kings Real Madrid are among the Champions League favourites who return to action this week in an exciting round of 16 schedule which is destined to separate the legitimate contenders from pretenders. Los Blancos travel to Schalke on .
Sevilla, Valencia Battle for CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Spot
With the top three expected to win comfortably on Saturday, the weekends standout game in La Liga is Sundays clash between two ambitious teams fighting to secure a lucrative Champions League berth.
Basel, Porto aim to break into CHAMPIONS LEAGUE elite
BASEL, Switzerland ��� Basel and Porto meet in the Champions League on Wednesday with both aiming for a rare run to the quarterfinals. Two-time European champion Porto reached the elite eight just once since winning the title in 2004. Basels only .
Chelsea and Barcelona Reach Semifinals on Draws
Frank Lampard capped a goal-filled second leg and Chelsea withstood a Liverpool surge to advance in the European Champions League while Barcelona tied Bayern Munich to curise to the semifinals.
Barcelona Reaches Round of 16
Two-time winner Barcelona reached the round of 16 in European soccer’s Champions League after a 2- 2 draw at Lyon, while Inter Milan, Roma and Sevilla advanced with victories.
Paris Saint-Germain vs Chelsea: Jose Mourinhos CHAMPIONS LEAGUE press.
As the Champions League returns Englands three clubs could try beating the continental super powers over the head with wads of cash from the new ��5.1 billion Premier League television deal. Or they could just turn to Jose Mourinho to repeat Chelseas .
With Loss, Manchester City Is Left Fighting to Advance
Nine-man Manchester City was upset at home by CSKA Moscow and dropped to the bottom of Group E with two games remaining.. Soccer Champions League Roundup; CSKA Moscow wins at Manchester City, 2-1, leaving city at bottom of Group E with two games left; other soccer tournament results noted.
In Champions League Play, Barcelona and Liverpool Lead a List of Underachievers
The Russian champion Rubin Kazan went to Spain and upset Barcelona while Liverpool lost to Lyon in Champions League games Tuesday.
Oscar and Diego Costa return to the Chelsea squad for.
. after being found to have stamped on Liverpools Emre Can. Costa is back in the squad for the Blues trip to Paris, however, where boss Jose Mourinho is eyeing a win in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Valencia Stuns Barcelona
A year after finishing fourth in the Spanish League, Valencia is on the cusp of playing for the top prize in Europe. Miguel Angel Angulo scored two goals and set up another before halftime as host Valencia stunned Barcelona, 4-1, yesterday in the first leg of their European Champions League semifinal.. Champions League soccer results noted (S)
Israel Cannot Hold Matches
Israel was barred from playing host to international matches until further notice because of the violence that has affected the region. In a letter sent to the Israel Football Association yesterday, UEFA, the European soccer governing body, said all games scheduled for Israel “shall be played outside of Israeli territory.”.
Three underdog teams to watch in UCL
The past season, Atletico Madrid came within minutes of shocking the world and winning a Champions League trophy. They were leading through regular time in the final against rivals Real Madrid, and it took an injury-time equalizer (and three extra-time .
WATCH: Chelseas Cesc Fabregas school PSGs Marco.
CESC FABREGAS and Marco Verratti will go head-to-head in the middle of the park when Chelsea take on Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League tomorrow night.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE fixtures: When do Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City.
With the Blues aiming to secure a second Champions League title and a third European crown in three years, theyll be quietly confident of coming through the tie against the reigning French champions. Shakhtar Donetsk host Bayern Munich in the other .
Picking an Elite XI from the Champions League Last-16 Sides
As the Champions League round of 16 commences on Tuesday and Wednesday, players from around the continent will compete on the biggest stage in club cup competition. Cutting the field in half from the group stage, most of Europes top sides remain .
PSGs pass master Marco Verratti ready to end Chelseas.
The self-confessed joker who idolises Andrea Pirlo and admits he still plays like he was a schoolboy, has a better pass completion rate in this seasons Champions League so far of 92 per cent ��� on a par with Xavi and better��.
Manchester City Avoids Liverpool’s Fate in CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
City advanced to the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League when it won at Roma, a day after Liverpool was knocked out.. Soccer Roundup; Manchester City defeats Roma, 2-0, to advance to knockout round of UEFA Champions League; other news noted.
James, Lucas Moura and the missing Champions League stars
Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Schalke are the teams most affected by injuries and suspensions as the Champions League returns with four last-16 ties this week. For PSG, their 2-2 draw with Caen at the weekend��.
Cox: CHAMPIONS LEAGUE places up for grabs
Five into two wont go, so which clubs outside the Premier Leagues top two have the best chances of claiming a Champions League spot? Michael Cox investigates.
Chelsea and Arsenal make quarter-finals as stats boffins predict Champions.
The Champions League is back with a bang this week as three Premier League sides vie for a place in the last eight of Europes premier club competition. Its extremely difficult to predict who will contest the final in Berlin on June 6 but football.
Champions League last 16: where the ties will be won and lost
Champions League last 16: where the ties will be won and lost. This years draw for the knockout stage has thrown up some tantalising match ups, including Manchester Citys clash with Barcelona and a tough encounter��.
Jose Mourinho warns Chelsea beware of PSG divers
The two sides meet in the last 16 of the Champions League tonight, PSG having perished at the quarter-finals against Mourinhos team last season in painful fashion - to a goal three minutes from time, going out on away goals��.
Bayern always aim to win the CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - Bernat.
Bayern Munich defender Juan Bernat says he believes his side have what it takes to win the Champions League this year. The Bundesliga leaders take on Shakhtar in the second round of the competition and are seen as one��.
Champions League 2015: Round of 16 - SBNation.com
Flashing back, looking forward, evaluating players, predicting weak spots, wondering if Real Madrid can win again.this Champions League preview has it all.
Shakhtar Donetsk v Bayern preview - News - UEFA.com
Almost everyone will tell you that Bayern are going through, especially after their 8-0 win in the last league match. Bayern have. We have 13 Brazilians in the squad who are dreaming of exacting revenge against Bayerns six world champions. Its a.
Liverpool Gets a Victory, but Still Ends Up Losing
Liverpool of England has won the Champions League five times, but this season the Reds did not make it past the group stage.
Bayern and Lyon Advance
The Dutch wing Arjen Robben scored on a stunning volley in the second half as Bayern Munich eliminated Manchester United on Wednesday.
Paul Scholes CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QandA: Manchester City WILL beat Barcelona in.
Speaking to ITV ahead of their coverage of the Champions League, Scholes opened up about the continents senior competition, and declared his admiration for the quality of players at Juventus, Madrid and Bayern Munich. Here is what Scholes told.