Champions League semi-final

Champions League: Diego Simeone's men eye 2015 repeat to stage 'impossible' turnaround against Real Madrid

Champions League: Diego Simeone's men eye 2015 repeat to stage 'impossible' turnaround against Real Madrid

Real have scored in each of their last 60 games in all competitions, increasing the likelihood of an away goal which would oblige Atletico to win by four goals to reach the final.

May 09, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
Champions League semi-final 2nd leg: Diego Simeone convinced Atletico Madrid can pull off miracle against Real Madrid

Champions League semi-final 2nd leg: Diego Simeone convinced Atletico Madrid can pull off miracle against Real Madrid

Simeone`s men must pull off a remarkable comeback in Wednesday`s second leg to avoid being dumped out of the Champions League for a fourth straight season by their cross-city rivals.

May 06, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
Champions League semi-final, 1st leg: Preview, Date, Time, Venue, Likely XI, Prediction

Champions League semi-final, 1st leg: Preview, Date, Time, Venue, Likely XI, Prediction

A blockbuster weekday awaits for football fans as the coveted Champions League tournament returns with it semi-final schedule.

May 02, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - Factfile

UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - Factfile

Factfile on Bayern Munich and Barcelona ahead of their Champions League semi-final, second-leg, tie on Tuesday

May 12, 2015, 18:47 PM IST
Champions League: Real Madrid staring down the barrel before Juventus clash

Champions League: Real Madrid staring down the barrel before Juventus clash

 Stuttering holders Real Madrid could see their last chance of silverware slip away if they are unable to overturn a 2-1 deficit in Wednesday`s Champions League semi-final, second leg at home to Juventus.

May 12, 2015, 09:14 AM IST
Five reasons why Bayern Munich lost at Barcelona

Five reasons why Bayern Munich lost at Barcelona

Five reasons why Bayern Munich lost 3-0 to Barcelona in their Champions League semi-final, first-leg ahead of Tuesday`s return leg at the Allianz Arena:

May 07, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Doping is everywhere, says Xavi

Barcelona midfielder Xavi has claimed that doping is "very present" in sport and but is certain football doesn not have a problem with drugs cheats.

May 24, 2013, 09:59 AM IST

Rampant Bayern complete Barca humiliation, storm into Champions League final

Bayern Munich ensured it will be an all-German Champions League final after they defeated Barcelona 3-0 and completed a 7-0 aggregate victory on Wednesday night.

May 03, 2013, 19:40 PM IST

Barcelona are a different team without Messi: Heynckes

Jupp Heynckes believes Bayern Munich were lucky that Lionel Messi did not feature for Barcelona in the Bavarians` 3-0 win at Camp Nou on Wednesday.

May 02, 2013, 09:13 AM IST

Barcelona have a lot to learn from unbelievable Bayern

To many the tie was over as soon as Lionel Messi’s name didn’t appear among the first 11 names on the teamsheet. By the end, Barcelona fans were left wishing they’d been able to forfeit there and then.

May 02, 2013, 08:46 AM IST

I don`t think things would have been different with Messi: Pique

Gerard Pique refused to blame the absence of Lionel Messi for Barcelona`s 3-0 Champions League semi-final defeat to Bayern Munich.

May 02, 2013, 08:43 AM IST

Messi was not injured, says Vilanova

Tito Vilanova has revealed that injury was not the reason behind Lionel Messi`s absence during the second leg of Barcelona`s Champions League semi-final with Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

May 02, 2013, 08:40 AM IST

Beating Barcelona wasn`t tough: Robben

Arjen Robben was surprised at how easily Bayern Munich beat Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final at Camp Nou.

May 02, 2013, 08:38 AM IST

Bayern even stronger than last year: Robben

Arjen Robben believes that Bayern Munich are even stronger than last year and is desperate for Champions League glory as the Bavarians prepare for the second leg of their semi-final tie against Barcelona.

May 01, 2013, 15:15 PM IST

Barcelona can turn the tie around: Barcelona’s Pique

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has revealed his team-mates remain confident they can pull off a miraculous comeback against Bayern Munich, insisting they represent a club that never gives up.

May 01, 2013, 08:46 AM IST

Muller warns against Messi backlash

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller has warned his team-mates to expect to face a very different Lionel Messi to the one who flopped in Germany in last week`s Champions League semi-final first leg.

May 01, 2013, 08:43 AM IST

We stood up to Madrid and we deserve to be in final: Klopp

Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp could barely contain his disbelief at having witnessed his side progress to the Champions League final with a 4-3 aggregate victory over Real Madrid, but was adamant their progression is deserved.

May 01, 2013, 08:42 AM IST

Balance is key for Madrid clash: Klopp

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp is hoping to strike the perfect balance between defence and attack against Real Madrid on Tuesday to ensure his team book their place in the Champions League final.

Apr 30, 2013, 10:05 AM IST

Champions League: Struggling Ronaldo key to Real revival

Struggling Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to play as Real Madrid go in search of an unlikely comeback in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Apr 30, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

Mourinho defiant as Real crash in Dortmund

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has insisted his side can still reach the Champions League final, despite being routed 4-1 at Borussia Dortmund in the semi-final, first-leg.

Apr 25, 2013, 08:57 AM IST