All posts tagged "Uefa Champions League"

  • Bay Bay, Arsenal! Gunners pipped against Mighty Munich again!

    Arsenal appear doomed to exit the Champions League at the Round of 16 stage yet again, having been drawn against one of Europe’s heavyweights despite winning their group for the first time in five years. It seemed almost...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • Dortmund hold Real Madrid to late draw in four-goal thriller

    FIFA 17 was released today to the eager anticipation of millions of football fans across the globe, both young and old. Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus was the cover boy for the game, thereby meaning that the...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Leicester keep fairy-tale alive with 3-0 UCL victory over Club Brugge

    It is a long-standing tradition for Club Brugge fans to sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” before each home match, but for Champions League visitors Leicester City, the tune must have been a sour reminder of their 4-1...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • No Pot Luck for Pep! Analyzing the 2016 UCL Draw

    Some things in this world are inevitable, like Arsenal finishing above Tottenham in the league or Chelsea’s Diego Costa crossing the line (and I am not just talking about the white line!) more times than Bear from...

    • Posted August 25, 2016
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  • MOTD: Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (5-3 pens)

    “La Undecima” wasn’t quite as glorious as La Decima.  Real Madrid were crowned champions of Europe for the eleventh time after an epic final victory over Atletico Madrid, defeating their cross-town rivals in a dramatic penalty shoot-out...

    • Posted May 29, 2016
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  • MOTD: Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City (1-0 agg)

    Manchester City had a tough act to follow.  Yesterday, Atletico Madrid upset Bayern Munich in a fantastic display at the Allianz Arena to nick their spot in the Champions League final just twenty four hours after Leicester...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • MOTD: Bayern Munich 2-1 Atletico Madrid (2-2 agg)

    Only Atletico Madrid could have held on.  Diego Simeone’s men were out-shot thirty-three to seven, out-possessed 73% to 27% and defeated 2-1 by Bayern Munich, yet still managed to secure their second berth in the Champions League...

    • Posted May 3, 2016
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  • MOTD: Atletico Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

    Saul Niguez’s wonder-strike put Atletico Madrid in the driver’s seat in a tight Champions League semifinal tie against Bayern Munich and took Diego Simeone’s men within ninety minutes of their second European final in three years. It...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • MOTD: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Barcelona (3-2 agg)

    Champions League title holders Barcelona fell 2-0 to Atletico Madrid in a tight Quarterfinal tie at the Vicente Calderon. Arrigo Sachi’s famous AC Milan team of 1990 were the last team to retain European’s crowning trophy two...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • MOTD: Paris Saint-Germain 2-2 Manchester City

    For all that riches can buy in football, perfection isn’t a trait on display in the storefront. Although Manchester City’s Champions League quarterfinal visit to Paris Saint-Germain had been dubbed as a battle between the two richest...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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