Last night the Champions League group stages continued and while there were some enticing games, the teams who were expected to win did.
Week two of the UEFA Champions League group stages has begun and the first night of fixtures has produced brilliant football.
The much anticipated UEFA Champions League returned on Tuesday night and did so with a bang. The opening night had it all from upsets, VAR controversy to history being made. It was certainly not a disappointing opening night for football fans.
The new Serie A season kicks off this weekend, with current champions Juventus beginning their latest title defence with an away trip to Parma.
Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, has hit the headlines many times over the course of his career so far, but he’s in the news once again as he seemingly looks to force through an exit at current club PSG.
One Thomas Cook flight full of Tottenham Hotspur fans was due to depart London early morning ready for their showdown with Liverpool in the Champions League final later that day. The flight was then rescheduled and due to land just 45 mins before kick-off.
Tottenham and Liverpool meet in the final of Europe’s biggest footballing prize on Saturday. Both teams earned a place in Madrid thanks to second-leg matches that will go down in the history books.
It was an all London affair in the Europa League Final in Baku, as Chelsea took on Arsenal at the Olympic Stadium.
For a sport that is often littered with scandal and negativity, football has once again shown that it’s the most fascinating and exhilarating on the planet after two unbelievable nights in the UEFA Champions League.
On Tuesday night the second legs of the Quarter-finals kicked off and ended in surprising fashion. For Ajax it was a night to remember while for Manchester United it was one to forget.
On Wednesday night the Champions League quarter-finals continued with some of the biggest teams in the world on display. It was a dramatic night of football that has made us look forward to the second legs next week.
On Tuesday night the Champions League resumed with the first legs of the quarterfinals taking place. There was an all-out English affair with Tottenham Hotspur taking on Manchester City. The other game on the night consisted of Liverpool who simply outplayed Portuguese outfit Porto.
If there were any doubts about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer becoming permanent United manager there shouldn’t be anymore. The Red Devils pulled off the impossible and made history when they beat PSG to make the Champions League quarter-finals.
The UEFA Champions League is in full swing, with the second round of matches having now been played. As you’d expect, this week’s games were full of goals, with a good mix of controversy mixed in for good measure.
In the run-up to the game, most people expected plenty of goals from both Liverpool and Real Madrid, in a game that was seen as a neutral’s dream.
What a season it’s been so far for Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool side? They signed Mo Salah, who has gone on to become one of the top goal scorers in Europe.
The quarterfinals of the Champions League 2017/18 could be seen as one of the most entertaining group of fixtures in the competition for a long while.
What can you say about Cristiano Ronaldo that hasn’t already been said?
It’s been a great season so far for both Liverpool and Manchester City.
It hasn’t been a great season domestically for Real Madrid this season as Zinedine Zidane’s men currently find themselves well off the pace in La Liga, a staggering 15 points behind leaders Barcelona.
Football is a topic that always throws up numerous great debates. One of the most common and popular ones, especially over the last few years, has been who is the better player out of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Before the season began, most people felt that the Premier League trophy would be leaving London and heading for Manchester, they just couldn’t decide whether it would claimed by Manchester City or Manchester United.
You could say that the second half of the season is finally upon us in the top European leagues and Serie A is no different. At the time of writing clubs have played 22 games so far and you do tend to get a runaway leader in the division but this time round in Italy’s top flight it seems to have turned into a straight two horse race for the title this season.
Clubs around Europe waited with baited breath as their last 16 opponents were revealed in the next stage of this season Champions League.
Paris Saint Germain ended their latest Ligue 1 game against Troyes as 2-0 winners and have now opened up a 10 point lead at the top of the division.
Saturday’s 5PM kick-off sees two of Italy’s biggest teams come together in – what is arguably one of the most anticipated matches of the season, so far – and few matches in Italy’s Serie A San Siro league come close, both in terms of the number of supporters we can expect to see – and the coverage in both media, and on online bookies. Read more
Bayern Munich last met RB Leipzig on the 16th of December 2016, and Munich ended up smashing the home-team 3-0, in a win that went down in history with fans, as one of the more memorable performances. (If you’re curious as to why, then simply check out a few YouTube videos, and you’ll see for yourself!) Read more
Mid-afternoon Saturday sees Villarreal travel to Madrid, to take on the formidable opponents Athletico Madrid; a side who, despite a fairly up and down last few months – have managed to come out on top a vast majority of the time – and a team whose fans back them relentlessly. Read more
PSG, a side known for their resilience, and professionalism, take on Nice this Friday, at Parc des Princes – and with Nice entering the game with a 4-match-loss form, it looks likely that the popular PSG side should be able to make easy work of the visitors… Read more
Even the most casual football fan will have heard of a player called Toni Kroos.
It’s not been a bad start to the season for Manuel Baum and his Augsburg side in the Bundesliga. After a a bit of a slow start which saw them lose their opening game against Hamburger SV 1-0 and then draw 2-2 with Borussia Monchengladbach.
Even the most casual football fan will have heard of a player called Toni Kroos. The German born midfielder is one of the most well-known players on the planet.
Liverpool will take a one-goal lead into their second leg tie against the German team Hoffenheim in the UEFA Champions League qualifiers. Local lad, Trent Alexander-Arnold, making only his 14th appearance for the club scored a well-placed free kick to put Liverpool ahead. Read more