All posts tagged "Uefa Champions League"

  • MOTD: Bayern Munich 6-1 FC Porto (7-4 agg)

    All Porto had to do was defend, defend, defend. Naught else was necessary; they’d even have gone through to the Champions League semifinal with a 1-0 or 2-1 defeat. The Portuguese champions had kept Bayern Munich at...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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  • MOTD: FC Porto 3-1 Bayern Munich

    There was never going to be any doubt about who would dominate possession. Bayern Munich average seventy percent possession and came within one percent of that mark tonight. But where Bayern failed to penetrate with their possession,...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • MOTD: Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid

    Emotions were running so high that Mario Mandzukic would probably have taken off with a needle dangling from his head from the Atletico Madrid medical team had his services been urgently required while he was off receiving...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • MOTD: Barcelona 1-0 Manchester City (3-1 agg)

    We can imagine how, many years from now, a retired Fernandinho will be sitting around a warm hearth with his grandchildren, wistfully describing the night when he was nutmegged by erstwhile football legends Neymar and Lionel Messi....

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • MOTD: AS Monaco 0-2 Arsenal (3-3 agg)

    The tie had already been deemed a forgone conclusion, but such was the valiance of Arsenal, a “miracle in Monaco” looked, for a short time, more than possible. Only the width of a post denied Arsenal a...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • MOTD: Chelsea 2-2 PSG (3-3 agg)

    It was almost bittersweet for any English football fan (bar Chelsea supporters, of course), to see the same side that has dominated the Premier League so thoroughly, out-played, out-fought, and out-thought by a ten-man Paris Saint-Germain side....

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • MOTD: Arsenal 1-3 AS Monaco

    Arsene Wenger has a habit of making a hash of landmark occasions. His 1000th match in charge of Arsenal: a 6-0 loss to Chelsea; his 900th match at the club: a 3-3 draw with Norwich City; his...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester City 1-2 Barcelona

    The Etihad was the one fortress Luis Suarez could never break with Liverpool; indeed, he mustn’t have fond memories of Manchester City, who nicked the Premier League title out of Liverpool’s hands last season. Yet now he...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • MOTD: Paris Saint-Germain 1-1 Chelsea

    In few games this season have Chelsea been so aimless in possession, uncomfortable to open themselves up to PSG’s counter-attacking menace. Jose Mourinho’s men were content in keeping possession to run down the clock, especially after they went...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • Five things to look out for following the UCL Round of 16 Draw

    Today, the Uefa Champions League Round of 16 draw was revealed. Here is our analysis of the surprises, and what you should look out for following the draw in the first round of the knockout stages. Is...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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