All posts tagged "Uefa Champions League"

  • Half-paced Barcelona hold off Bayer Leverkusen 1-1

    It was an unconvincing performance from Barcelona, at best uninterested, yet the reigning European champions somehow managed to keep 51% of possession nevertheless. Having already sealed qualification into the Champions League knockout stages, Barca let Bayer Leverkusen,...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • MOTD: VfL Wolfsburg 3-2 Manchester United

    “Listen, I was in a squad that went into the Europe League,” says Rio Ferdinand. “It’s an embarrassment, you don’t want to come out of your house. When you walk around Manchester people are looking at you...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 0-0 PSV Eindhoven

    In the BT Sport studios in London, Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes, and Michael Owen watched as Manchester United fans lit alight Old Trafford with their cell phones in a fitting tribute to George Best on the tenth...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • MOTD: Bayern Munich 5-1 Arsenal

    What sets Arjen Robben apart? Blistering pace, excellent ball control, and an incredible first touch. In the sixty-fifth minute of Bayern Munich’s Champions League meeting with Arsenal, his first touch shielded a wayward clearance and brought the...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 1-0 CSKA Moscow

    It was the seventy-eighth minute of Manchester United’s Champions League meeting with CSKA Moscow and Seydou Doumbia was clean through on goal with a chance to win the game. David de Gea came up big with a...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • MOTD: Paris Saint-Germain 0-0 Real Madrid

    Tonight’s clash between European football royalty Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain was made possible by UEFA’s new seeding system, but the scoreless draw was disappointingly won by conservatism and reminded one far too much of a high...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • MOTD: Arsenal 2-0 Bayern Munich

    London cabbies are famous for their knowledge of their city and to an only-slightly lesser extent, of their football. Last November, I traversed across the pond to England and whilst in London caught Manchester United’s Premier League...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 2-1 VfL Wolfsburg

    The more we’ve seen of Manchester United this season, the better they’ve gotten; that was also the case today as Juan Mata jumpstarted United’s performance with a goal and an assist to come from behind against Volkswagen-owned...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester City 1-2 Juventus

    They say 2-0 is the most dangerous scoreline in football, meant as a warning not to get complacent during a match. 1-0, in reality, is far more perilous, and as Manuel Pellegrini’s men can testify tonight. Yet...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Wolfsburg revel in being underestimated in Manchester United’s Champions League group

    There is a reason why teams like Southampton won’t soon be challenging the Premier League big boys for the title. In Europe, and the Premier League in particular, the gap between “super clubs” and the rest of...

    • Posted September 7, 2015
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