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#Champions League

# champions-league - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Frank Lampard focused on new signings as Chelsea season ends with Bayern defeat
# The Big 'un
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# The Big 'un

Frank Lampard focused on new signings as Chelsea season ends with Bayern defeat

Aug 9th 2020, 11:33 AM 7,224 Views 23 Comments

The Bundesliga champions won 4-1 on the night and 7-1 on aggregate.

# champions-league - Saturday 8 August, 2020

‘Why are we so special?’ - Guardiola plays down favourites tag
# Front Runners
From The42
# Front Runners

‘Why are we so special?’ - Guardiola plays down favourites tag

Aug 8th 2020, 1:37 PM 4,919 Views 5 Comments

The Premier League side will now play Lyon in a one-off match in Lisbon next Saturday.

# champions-league - Friday 7 August, 2020

Gareth Bale did not want to play against Man City, says Real boss Zidane
# Opted Out
From The42
# Opted Out

Gareth Bale did not want to play against Man City, says Real boss Zidane

Aug 7th 2020, 2:07 PM 12,593 Views 7 Comments

‘He preferred not to play, nothing more, and the rest is between me and him.’

# champions-league - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Gareth Bale omitted from Real Madrid's squad for Manchester City showdown
# Bale Out
From The42
# Bale Out

Gareth Bale omitted from Real Madrid's squad for Manchester City showdown

Aug 5th 2020, 6:07 PM 9,285 Views 8 Comments

The teams are due to square off in a much-anticipated Champions League game on Friday night.

# champions-league - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Ireland teenage goalkeeper added to Man City's Champions League squad
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Ireland teenage goalkeeper added to Man City's Champions League squad

Aug 4th 2020, 2:21 PM 11,086 Views 4 Comments

Gavin Bazunu is added to the squad as Man City get set to face Real Madrid on Friday night.

# champions-league - Monday 27 July, 2020

De Bruyne wants Champions League glory to give David Silva perfect City send-off
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

De Bruyne wants Champions League glory to give David Silva perfect City send-off

Jul 27th 2020, 11:58 AM 4,171 Views 5 Comments

Veteran playmaker Silva made his final appearance in the Premier League yesterday.

# champions-league - Friday 24 July, 2020

Leicester want Champions League but Man United need it, says Foxes boss Rodgers
# Sunday Showdown
From The42
# Sunday Showdown

Leicester want Champions League but Man United need it, says Foxes boss Rodgers

Jul 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 7,387 Views 6 Comments

The King Power Stadium hosts a massive head-to-head battle this weekend.

# champions-league - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Mourinho and Klopp criticise lifting of Uefa ban but Guardiola says City deserve an apology
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Mourinho and Klopp criticise lifting of Uefa ban but Guardiola says City deserve an apology

Jul 14th 2020, 3:32 PM 7,097 Views 22 Comments

It’s ‘a disgraceful decision’ according to the Tottenham boss.

# champions-league - Monday 13 July, 2020

Manchester City win appeal against Champions League ban
# Victory
From The42
# Victory

Manchester City win appeal against Champions League ban

Jul 13th 2020, 9:36 AM 39,722 Views 98 Comments

The club are free to play in next season’s competition.

# champions-league - Friday 10 July, 2020

CAS to deliver result of Manchester City appeal on Monday
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

CAS to deliver result of Manchester City appeal on Monday

Jul 10th 2020, 6:52 PM 3,945 Views 13 Comments

City were fined €30 million and banned from Uefa competitions for two years, but insist they are innocent of flouting FFP rules.

Champions League draw made as road to Lisbon heats up
# European Matters
From The42
# European Matters

Champions League draw made as road to Lisbon heats up

Jul 10th 2020, 12:00 PM 22,140 Views 14 Comments

The competition’s remaining teams have learned their fate, with Manchester City facing Lyon or Juventus should they beat Real Madrid.

# champions-league - Thursday 9 July, 2020

LOI clubs' European qualifiers to be held behind closed doors
# Empty Grounds
From The42
# Empty Grounds

LOI clubs' European qualifiers to be held behind closed doors

Jul 9th 2020, 7:19 PM 2,738 Views 2 Comments

The games have already been reduced to one-legged ties.

Champions League matches to be played behind closed doors and last-16 second legs at home stadiums
# UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
From The42
# UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Champions League matches to be played behind closed doors and last-16 second legs at home stadiums

Jul 9th 2020, 6:36 PM 3,802 Views 2 Comments

Uefa confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

Explainer: Here's all you need to know about tomorrow's Champions League draw
# Drawn Out
From The42
# Drawn Out

Explainer: Here's all you need to know about tomorrow's Champions League draw

Jul 9th 2020, 5:46 PM 5,733 Views 6 Comments

Explaining the new format, and recalling the clubs still in contention. With added Europa League content.

# champions-league - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Solskjaer says Man Utd aiming for maximum points to reach Champions League
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Solskjaer says Man Utd aiming for maximum points to reach Champions League

Jul 8th 2020, 12:51 PM 5,865 Views 16 Comments

United travel to Villa Park tomorrow.

# champions-league - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events
# Rules
From The42
# Rules

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events

Jul 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 6,630 Views 0 Comments

Manchester City are due to host Real Madrid in the Champions League in August.

# champions-league - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Uefa say no need for Champions League Plan B, despite fresh outbreak in Lisbon
# Plough On
From The42
# Plough On

Uefa say no need for Champions League Plan B, despite fresh outbreak in Lisbon

Jun 30th 2020, 4:36 PM 2,370 Views 2 Comments

The competition is due to be run off from the last eight in the Portuguese city.

# champions-league - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Late drama leaves Champions League-chasing Leicester frustrated
# Denied
From The42
# Denied

Late drama leaves Champions League-chasing Leicester frustrated

Jun 20th 2020, 2:56 PM 5,321 Views 2 Comments

Ben Chilwell’s brilliant strike put the visitors ahead at the start of stoppage time.

Pep Guardiola: 'Facing Madrid away from Etihad is no Real problem'
# Crunch Tie
From The42
# Crunch Tie

Pep Guardiola: 'Facing Madrid away from Etihad is no Real problem'

Jun 20th 2020, 11:04 AM 4,156 Views 0 Comments

UEFA confirmed the fixture will now take place on August 7 or 8, but the venue remains unknown.

# champions-league - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Here's how Uefa will conclude the Champions League and Europa League
# Best Laid Plans
From The42
# Best Laid Plans

Here's how Uefa will conclude the Champions League and Europa League

Jun 17th 2020, 3:54 PM 5,455 Views 2 Comments

All the detail you need to know about Uefa’s re-jigged plans to finish their competitions.

# champions-league - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Champions League to be concluded over 11 days in Lisbon
# Blitz
From The42
# Blitz

Champions League to be concluded over 11 days in Lisbon

Jun 16th 2020, 9:35 AM 6,168 Views 4 Comments

The competition is set to be finished in a ‘Final Eight’ format, to be held in Portugal at the end of August.

# champions-league - Friday 12 June, 2020

Condensed Champions League could be played to a finish in Lisbon
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

Condensed Champions League could be played to a finish in Lisbon

Jun 12th 2020, 5:33 PM 4,987 Views 6 Comments

The competition could be completed as single-leg ties from the last eight stage onwards.

# champions-league - Friday 29 May, 2020

When will Liverpool be champions? And who will be facing the drop?
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

When will Liverpool be champions? And who will be facing the drop?

May 29th 2020, 8:35 AM 7,361 Views 48 Comments

The Premier League is set to return on 17 June and there is still a host of issues to be resolved.

Quiz: How many of these Champions League winners can you identify?
# Euro Stars
From The42
# Euro Stars

Quiz: How many of these Champions League winners can you identify?

May 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 33,053 Views 12 Comments

With no final to look forward to this weekend, test your knowledge of these former victors instead.

# champions-league - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August'
# European Matters
From The42
# European Matters

Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August'

May 20th 2020, 7:22 PM 2,648 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Serie A season finish has been pushed back to 20 August – with the new campaign to begin on 1 September.

# champions-league - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Champions League and Europa League spots could be allocated through play-offs
# European Business
From The42
# European Business

Champions League and Europa League spots could be allocated through play-offs

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:48 PM 5,571 Views 0 Comments

Competitions which cannot restart at all must provide “legitimate” grounds for doing so, Uefa says.

# champions-league - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Champions League game escalated spread of Covid-19, says mayor of worst-hit Italian city
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Champions League game escalated spread of Covid-19, says mayor of worst-hit Italian city

Mar 25th 2020, 9:03 PM 14,926 Views 12 Comments

Bergamo Mayor Giorgio Gori was speaking about the clash between Atalanta and Valencia.

# champions-league - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Vertonghen's family robbed at knifepoint while he was on duty with Tottenham
# Ordeal
From The42
# Ordeal

Vertonghen's family robbed at knifepoint while he was on duty with Tottenham

Mar 15th 2020, 1:46 PM 5,323 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred while Vertonghen was in Germany for Tuesday’s game against RB Leipzig.

# champions-league - Friday 13 March, 2020

Uefa postpone next week's Champions League and Europa League games
# Off
From The42
# Off

Uefa postpone next week's Champions League and Europa League games

Mar 13th 2020, 10:40 AM 2,125 Views 8 Comments

The European governing body have made the call as football shuts down across the world.

# champions-league - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Man City's Champions League clash with Real Madrid postponed
# Cancel Culture
From The42
# Cancel Culture

Man City's Champions League clash with Real Madrid postponed

Mar 12th 2020, 4:26 PM 2,959 Views 0 Comments

Juventus’ clash with Lyon has also been called off.

# champions-league - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'Bad loser' Klopp takes swipe at Atletico tactics
# Parked Bus
From The42
# Parked Bus

'Bad loser' Klopp takes swipe at Atletico tactics

Mar 11th 2020, 11:48 PM 17,704 Views 53 Comments

The Liverpool boss was frustrated with Atletico’s approach as they relinquished their crown at Anfield.

This night at Anfield will be one that Liverpool players will always look back on with the worst kind of regret
# Left Behind
From The42
# Left Behind

This night at Anfield will be one that Liverpool players will always look back on with the worst kind of regret

Mar 11th 2020, 11:30 PM 15,838 Views 13 Comments

For so much of this clash, despite their clear superiority, Jurgen Klopp’s players seemed to be infiltrated by an anger at the way in which their opponents set out to frustrate them.

Extra-time collapse ends Liverpool's Champions League defence
# The Crown Slips
From The42
# The Crown Slips

Extra-time collapse ends Liverpool's Champions League defence

Mar 11th 2020, 10:36 PM 50,999 Views 193 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side are out of the Champions League, beaten 3-2 after extra-time by Atletico Madrid.

Neymar inspires PSG as they end Champions League pain to beat Dortmund
# Inspired
From The42
# Inspired

Neymar inspires PSG as they end Champions League pain to beat Dortmund

Mar 11th 2020, 10:09 PM 5,804 Views 8 Comments

With the clash at Parc des Princes played behind closed doors amid fears over the spread of coronavirus, PSG overturned a 2-1 opening-leg deficit to progress to the last eight for the first time since 2016.

As it happened: Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid, Champions League last-16 second leg From The42
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As it happened: Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid, Champions League last-16 second leg

# champions-league - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Atalanta's Ilicic produces a four-goal masterclass for historic victory in front of an empty Mestalla
# History Boys
From The42
# History Boys

Atalanta's Ilicic produces a four-goal masterclass for historic victory in front of an empty Mestalla

Mar 10th 2020, 10:40 PM 7,657 Views 2 Comments

The Italians have reached the last eight of the Champions League for the first time.

No miracle for Tottenham as RB Leipzig dump Mourinho's sorry side out
# No Heroics
From The42
# No Heroics

No miracle for Tottenham as RB Leipzig dump Mourinho's sorry side out

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 10:15 PM 20,604 Views 26 Comments

Defeat, on a back of a disappointing exit to Norwich in the FA Cup last week, leaves the Premier League club with no prospect of silverware this season.

Liverpool are ready for Atletico’s antics at Anfield – Jurgen Klopp
# Gamesmanship
From The42
# Gamesmanship

Liverpool are ready for Atletico’s antics at Anfield – Jurgen Klopp

Mar 10th 2020, 4:02 PM 6,993 Views 6 Comments

The La Liga side’s gamesmanship was a major talking point of the first leg in Madrid.

# champions-league - Monday 9 March, 2020

PSG and Dortmund will play Champions League clash behind closed doors on Wednesday
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

PSG and Dortmund will play Champions League clash behind closed doors on Wednesday

Mar 9th 2020, 11:01 AM 5,034 Views 5 Comments

The move comes after French authorities banned gatherings of more than 1,000 people.

# champions-league - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Leipzig say clash with Spurs will go ahead despite government cancellation call
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

Leipzig say clash with Spurs will go ahead despite government cancellation call

Mar 8th 2020, 8:09 PM 7,598 Views 0 Comments

The German health minister has called for the halting of all events involving more than 1,000 people until further notice.