The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has imposed one match ban each on Real Madrid midfielder, Xabi Alonso and Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone. The duo were involved in an ugly spat towards the end of last season`s Champions League final.
Tonight, Lisbon`s Estadio da Luz will command undivided attention of football fans from across the globe as Real Madrid take on city rivals, Atletico Madrid in the final of the 2013-14 edition of the UEFA Champions League. Will Cristiano Ronaldo help deliver a record tenth European Cup on his return to Lisbon? Or will Diego Simeone prove to be the ultimate giant killer by guiding Atletico to a historic double? Nobody can tell. But what we can tell you for sure, are 5 things that you definitely d
Atletico Madrid suffered a double blow that may affect their chances in next weekend`s Champions League final when top scorer Diego Costa and playmaker Arda Turan limped out of Saturday`s La Liga showdown at Barcelona.
Chelsea attacker Juan Mata is confident that his side can defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final on Saturday, insisting that the Blues can draw inspiration from their semi-final triumph over Barcelona.
Veteran Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has said the players were so dejected in the dressing room after their 3-1 defeat to Napoli in the first leg of the pre quarterfinals of the Champions League at Naples, that nobody had even thought about making it to the finals in Munich.