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UEFA champions League

Red Star odyssey continues with dramatic draw at Young Boys

Russian side Krasnodar, who eliminated former European champions Porto in the last round, were thumped 4-0 at Olympiakos while Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb beat Norway`s Rosenborg 2-0 in ties which will earn the winners a place in the lucrative group stage.

Aug 22, 2019, 07:51 AM IST

Ajax held at APOEL, away wins for Bruges and Slavia

Ajax have managed to keep the bulk of last season`s team together, with Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong the only major departures, and fielded seven of the players who started the second leg of their dramatic semi-final against Tottenham Hotspur in May.

Aug 21, 2019, 10:31 AM IST

I want to focus on the new season: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool defeated Tottenham in the Champions League final to win the title.

Aug 03, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

PSV Eindhoven edge Basel in thriller as Dinamo Zagreb and Copenhagen win

In the day`s other fixtures, Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb took a big step towards the next stage with a 2-0 win at Georgians Saburtalo and Copenhagen won at Welsh side The New Saints by the same score.

Jul 24, 2019, 06:24 AM IST

UEFA Champions League: Jan Vertonghen hopes for vindication of Mauricio Pochettino's approach in final

Spurs have reached the final of Europe`s premier club competition for the first time in the London club`s history and Vertonghen said it was due to Pochettino`s ability to get the best out of a rich mix of homegrown and foreign talent.

May 31, 2019, 22:06 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: We demand silverware at Liverpool now, says Trent Alexander-Arnold

The final in Madrid is Liverpool`s last chance to ensure they do not finish the season empty-handed and Alexander-Arnold said they deserved silverware for their performances under Klopp.

May 31, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

Hat-trick at Ajax buried memories of Barcelona nightmare for Lucas Moura

The Brazilian winger, who signed for the London club from Paris Saint Germain last year, scored a hat-trick in the second leg at Ajax three weeks ago to send Spurs through to Saturday`s final in Madrid against Liverpool. 

May 31, 2019, 21:44 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Tottenham Hotspur eager to shed 'Spursy' image

Despite a rich history and one of the biggest fan bases in England, Tottenham have won only two trophies -- the domestic League Cup in 1999 and 2008 -- in the last two decades and until Mauricio Pochettino transformed their fortunes, they were renowned for their failures.

May 31, 2019, 21:31 PM IST

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah seeks Champions League final redemption

Salah injured his shoulder in a coming together with Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos during last year`s final in Kiev and was forced to leave the field with half an hour played.

May 29, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

'If we win Champions League, I might cry for one week': Mauricio Pochettino

The Argentine earlier broke down in front of cameras when his team scored a last-minute goal to register a win against AFC Ajax to reach the finals of the Champions League.

May 26, 2019, 18:25 PM IST

Real Madrid say Mauricio Pochettino never asked to stay at club's residence

In an interview with Spanish radio station Cadena Cope broadcast on Friday, Pochettino said Spurs would be using Real`s Valdebebas training ground for their preparations for the final against Liverpool in Madrid on June 1.

May 24, 2019, 20:24 PM IST

Barcelona haunted by ghosts of Rome in ''nightmare'' loss to Liverpool- Gerard Pique

Pique, who has won Europe`s elite competition with Barca three times but not since 2015, described the semi-final second leg defeat which wiped out his side`s 3-0 first-leg win as "a nightmare", saying it would take years to get over.

May 24, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

Gary Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League

Lineker, who spent three seasons at Spurs between 1989 and 1992, pointed to the 26-point gap in the Premier League table between runners-up Liverpool and his fourth-placed former team as evidence of a massive gulf between the sides.

May 17, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Liverpool ball boy an unlikely hero in their epic Barcelona comeback

It was 14-year-old Oakley Cannonier who rolled a spare ball towards Alexander-Arnold when the Liverpool full-back won a corner, even as the first ball bounced back into play.

May 09, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Harry Kane's halftime pep-talk inspires Tottenham Hotspur fightback

Defender Kieran Trippier said Kane had not minced his words at halftime with Spurs trailing to an inspired Dutch side and heading for a fourth successive defeat in all competitions.

May 09, 2019, 22:30 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Ajax bemoan letting final slip from their grasp

The result ended Ajax`s long, and barely plausible, ride through three preliminary rounds, starting in July, to the last four of the competition.

May 09, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Against the odds, Mauricio Pochettino works a miracle

Tottenham`s Champions League campaign had looked all but over after they picked up one point from their first three group games.

May 09, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

Heart and fight key to Tottenham Hotspur's stunning win, says Christian Eriksen

Having lost the first leg in London 1-0, Tottenham got off to the worst possible start in Amsterdam by going 2-0 down on the night.

May 09, 2019, 22:11 PM IST

Arsenal manager Unai Emery values winning a trophy above Champions League return

Emery spent four seasons as coach of Valencia, leading them to top-three finishes in La Liga in his final three campaigns, yet he never endeared himself to the club`s famously demanding supporters because his side never challenged for trophies.

May 09, 2019, 21:57 PM IST

Ronaldo rubbishes Super League idea, defends Barcelona season

Ronaldo, who scored 34 goals in 37 appearances for Barcelona between 1996 and 1997, defended his former club`s season following their dramatic collapse at Anfield.

May 09, 2019, 21:31 PM IST