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#Champions League

# champions-league - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Van Dijk slams 'negative' critics after latest Liverpool loss
# Heard Enough
From The42
# Heard Enough

Van Dijk slams 'negative' critics after latest Liverpool loss

Mar 5th 2020, 10:42 AM 8,565 Views 25 Comments

The Dutch defender isn’t impressed with those who say his side will win ‘just’ the Premier League title this season.

# champions-league - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

The biggest crime of all would be Kevin De Bruyne being denied his place on this stage
# NO GIVING UP
From The42
# NO GIVING UP

The biggest crime of all would be Kevin De Bruyne being denied his place on this stage

Feb 26th 2020, 10:16 PM 12,202 Views 17 Comments

As Manchester City stare down the barrel of a two-year ban, it seems as if Pep Guardiola’s men are intent on leaving in the most impressive manner possible.

# champions-league - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'They outclassed us in every department. It's quite sobering' - Lampard after Chelsea hammering
# Home Truths
From The42
# Home Truths

'They outclassed us in every department. It's quite sobering' - Lampard after Chelsea hammering

Feb 25th 2020, 11:13 PM 9,210 Views 12 Comments

The Premier League side suffered a 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich.

Alonso took the easy way out on a night when Lampard would have been looking for the exit after 60 minutes
# SUPER SERGE
From The42
# SUPER SERGE

Alonso took the easy way out on a night when Lampard would have been looking for the exit after 60 minutes

Feb 25th 2020, 10:30 PM 13,931 Views 4 Comments

Six seconds is all it took to end this Champions League last-16 tie ahead of the return leg in Munich next month, where the hosts hold a 3-0 lead and the visitors will be without Jorginho and Marcos Alonso due to suspension.

Griezmann strike earns 10-man Barcelona a draw ahead of home second leg
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Griezmann strike earns 10-man Barcelona a draw ahead of home second leg

Feb 25th 2020, 10:26 PM 5,457 Views 0 Comments

Dries Mertens put Napoli in front in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Alonso sent off as Bayern crush Chelsea to put one foot in Champions League quarter-finals From The42

Alonso sent off as Bayern crush Chelsea to put one foot in Champions League quarter-finals

Feb 25th 2020, 10:09 PM 23,916 Views 10 Comments

All the goals came in the second half with Serge Gnabry scoring twice.

# champions-league - Thursday 20 February, 2020

'Anfield is old and wouldn't pass inspection' - Atletico chief plays down power of Liverpool fortress
# Overstated
From The42
# Overstated

'Anfield is old and wouldn't pass inspection' - Atletico chief plays down power of Liverpool fortress

Feb 20th 2020, 7:02 PM 14,802 Views 46 Comments

The Rojiblancos president has had a cheeky dig at the Merseysiders after Jurgen Klopp talked up the atmosphere of their historic home stadium.

# champions-league - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Mourinho does Troy Parrott a favour by shielding him from a night of domination at hands of RB Leipzig
# Outclassed
From The42
# Outclassed

Mourinho does Troy Parrott a favour by shielding him from a night of domination at hands of RB Leipzig

Feb 19th 2020, 10:23 PM 15,489 Views 25 Comments

The Germans were a class above from the first minute and the only solace for Spurs is that there is somehow only one goal in it.

Werner penalty leaves Tottenham with mountain to climb against RB Leipzig
# Tough Lesson
From The42
# Tough Lesson

Werner penalty leaves Tottenham with mountain to climb against RB Leipzig

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 10:02 PM 6,415 Views 4 Comments

The German side missed a host of chances on a night they dominated the Premier League club on their own patch in north London.

Klopp confident of Anfield boost in return leg as Atletico Madrid edge Liverpool
# Home Comforts
From The42
# Home Comforts

Klopp confident of Anfield boost in return leg as Atletico Madrid edge Liverpool

Feb 19th 2020, 8:13 AM 4,867 Views 25 Comments

The Liverpool manager is hopeful that the “power” of the home stadium will get them over the line in the second leg of the Champions League tie.

# champions-league - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Incredible Haaland scores twice as Dortmund beat PSG
# Lovely Erling
From The42
# Lovely Erling

Incredible Haaland scores twice as Dortmund beat PSG

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 10:27 PM 15,437 Views 22 Comments

Neymar was on target but he couldn’t prevent his side falling to a 2-1 defeat.

Klopp has smile wiped off his face but Liverpool will believe they'll have the last laugh
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

Klopp has smile wiped off his face but Liverpool will believe they'll have the last laugh

Feb 18th 2020, 10:11 PM 11,252 Views 22 Comments

It’s advantage Atletico Madrid as they score early and then frustrate the life out of Champions League holders.

Liverpool fall to Champions League first leg defeat against Atletico
# Work To Do
From The42
# Work To Do

Liverpool fall to Champions League first leg defeat against Atletico

Feb 18th 2020, 9:56 PM 29,902 Views 93 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side didn’t even manage a shot on target in a poor performance in Madrid.

As it happened: Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool, Champions League last-16 From The42
Live Feb 18th 2020, 7:10 PM

As it happened: Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool, Champions League last-16

Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ Uefa
# Court Battle
From The42
# Court Battle

Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ Uefa

Feb 18th 2020, 10:21 AM 5,463 Views 11 Comments

City were given a two-year ban from Uefa club competitions on Friday.

Atletico are amid an identity crisis under Diego Simeone, but Liverpool may be suitable opponents
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Atletico are amid an identity crisis under Diego Simeone, but Liverpool may be suitable opponents

Feb 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 15,373 Views 13 Comments

Atleti are struggling with the favourites tag in La Liga. The visit of the European champions allows them to be underdogs once again.

# champions-league - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Guardiola: Man City could sack me if I lose against Real Madrid
# Guard' Against Failure
From The42
# Guard' Against Failure

Guardiola: Man City could sack me if I lose against Real Madrid

Feb 13th 2020, 2:16 PM 3,995 Views 12 Comments

The pressure is on Pep to deliver his club’s maiden European Cup.

# champions-league - Monday 16 December, 2019

'They have invested a lot of money, but we are Real Madrid'
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

'They have invested a lot of money, but we are Real Madrid'

Dec 16th 2019, 4:54 PM 8,537 Views 0 Comments

Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno is bullish about his club’s prospects against Manchester City.

Open Thread: Who do you think will win the Champions League?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Open Thread: Who do you think will win the Champions League?

Dec 16th 2019, 12:58 PM 7,167 Views 19 Comments

The round of 16 draw took place this morning.

# champions-league - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Ronaldo back in the goals for Juventus just in time for Champions League knockout stages
# Finding Form
From The42
# Finding Form

Ronaldo back in the goals for Juventus just in time for Champions League knockout stages

Dec 11th 2019, 10:21 PM 4,313 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere, Paris Saint-Germain proved far too strong for Galatasary as they ran amok with five different scorers on a night when rival supporters also clashed around the city in the build up to the game.

# champions-league - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Ancelotti sacked hours after leading Napoli to last-16 of Champions League
# Ruthless
From The42
# Ruthless

Ancelotti sacked hours after leading Napoli to last-16 of Champions League

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 10:43 PM 18,468 Views 11 Comments

Gennaro Gattuso is expected to be installed as his successor tomorrow.

Liverpool seal progress to Champions League knockout stages with win in Salzburg
# Liverpool
From The42
# Liverpool

Liverpool seal progress to Champions League knockout stages with win in Salzburg

Dec 10th 2019, 7:46 PM 24,708 Views 38 Comments

The Champions of Europe move on in a quest for a third-straight European Cup final.

As it happened: RB Salzburg v Liverpool, Champions League From The42
Live Dec 10th 2019, 5:09 PM

As it happened: RB Salzburg v Liverpool, Champions League

# champions-league - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'Liverpool can be controlled' - Ancelotti explains Napoli tactics after holding Reds
# Strategy
From The42
# Strategy

'Liverpool can be controlled' - Ancelotti explains Napoli tactics after holding Reds

Nov 28th 2019, 9:22 PM 6,090 Views 6 Comments

The Serie A side put in yet another fine performance against last year’s champions to lift the spirits in the camp.

# champions-league - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'What the f*** are you shooting from over there?' – Sarri responds to Dybala stunner
# Worldy
From The42
# Worldy

'What the f*** are you shooting from over there?' – Sarri responds to Dybala stunner

Nov 27th 2019, 8:28 AM 11,619 Views 4 Comments

The No 10 scored an outrageous free-kick against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.

# champions-league - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

City qualify despite wobble against Shakhtar, prolific Lewandowski makes history for Bayern
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

City qualify despite wobble against Shakhtar, prolific Lewandowski makes history for Bayern

Nov 26th 2019, 10:27 PM 8,941 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, a stunning Paulo Dybala free-kick confirmed Juventus’ progression.

Kane on the double as Spurs seal Champions League progression in two-goal comeback win
# Back On Track
From The42
# Back On Track

Kane on the double as Spurs seal Champions League progression in two-goal comeback win

Nov 26th 2019, 9:51 PM 9,966 Views 8 Comments

Olympiacos took a two-goal lead in London tonight, but were eventually seen off by Jose Mourinho’s side.

Crazy scenes as Brugge nab late equaliser, result sends Real Madrid into Champions League last 16
# Celebrate Good Times
From The42
# Celebrate Good Times

Crazy scenes as Brugge nab late equaliser, result sends Real Madrid into Champions League last 16

Nov 26th 2019, 8:21 PM 12,154 Views 6 Comments

Krépin Diatta levelled matters against Galatasaray in the 92nd minute, and he and his teammate were sent off after their celebration.

Barcelona's €120 million man admits to lacking confidence
# Baptism Of Fire
From The42
# Baptism Of Fire

Barcelona's €120 million man admits to lacking confidence

Nov 26th 2019, 10:33 AM 7,492 Views 4 Comments

Antoine Griezmann spoke about life at Camp Nou ahead of the Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.

# champions-league - Monday 25 November, 2019

Napoli dealt injury blow ahead of Liverpool clash
# Troubled
From The42
# Troubled

Napoli dealt injury blow ahead of Liverpool clash

Nov 25th 2019, 5:17 PM 8,127 Views 8 Comments

The winner of Wednesday’s Anfield clash will qualify for the last-16 with a game to spare.

# champions-league - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Neck injury rules Costa out for three months
# THE NECK OF HIM
From The42
# THE NECK OF HIM

Neck injury rules Costa out for three months

Nov 21st 2019, 1:39 PM 3,283 Views 1 Comment

Blow for Atletico’s La Liga hopes as striker set to miss crucial Barcelona clash.

# champions-league - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Lewandowski helps manager-less Bayern Munich reach Champions League knockout stages
# Class Is Permanent
From The42
# Class Is Permanent

Lewandowski helps manager-less Bayern Munich reach Champions League knockout stages

Nov 6th 2019, 8:26 PM 2,903 Views 0 Comments

Bayern Munich are headed to the Champions League last 16 after earning a 2-0 win over a lacklustre Olympiacos in Group B.

# champions-league - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Dortmund come from two down to shock Inter on wild Champions League night
# Comebacks
From The42
# Comebacks

Dortmund come from two down to shock Inter on wild Champions League night

Nov 5th 2019, 10:21 PM 7,656 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere, it was a good night for RB Leipzig and Lyon.

Liverpool close in on qualification with hard-fought win over Genk
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Liverpool close in on qualification with hard-fought win over Genk

Nov 5th 2019, 10:04 PM 21,802 Views 23 Comments

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain again made the difference for the champions.

As it happened: Liverpool v Genk, Champions League From The42
Live Nov 5th 2019, 7:20 PM

As it happened: Liverpool v Genk, Champions League

# champions-league - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'If I have to die tonight, f*ck it. I’ll die' - Real Madrid star opens up about Champions League final anxiety
# Difficult Memories
From The42
# Difficult Memories

'If I have to die tonight, f*ck it. I’ll die' - Real Madrid star opens up about Champions League final anxiety

Oct 31st 2019, 7:20 PM 14,453 Views 20 Comments

The Brazilian says he felt intensely nervous before the 2018 decider against Liverpool.

# champions-league - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Liverpool condemn fans for 'racist stereotype' Divock Origi banner
# Offensive
From The42
# Offensive

Liverpool condemn fans for 'racist stereotype' Divock Origi banner

Oct 24th 2019, 12:11 PM 33,760 Views 57 Comments

It was briefly displayed ahead of last night’s Champions League tie with Genk.

# champions-league - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Inter get campaign on track with Dortmund win as Napoli win thriller in Salzburg
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

Inter get campaign on track with Dortmund win as Napoli win thriller in Salzburg

Oct 23rd 2019, 10:28 PM 3,715 Views 1 Comment

The Italian side have put themselves in a better position as Napoli kept ahead of Liverpool.

Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague

Oct 23rd 2019, 10:25 PM 9,221 Views 4 Comments

Messi became the first player ever to score at least once in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons.

Oxlade-Chamberlain on the double as Liverpool ease past Genk
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Oxlade-Chamberlain on the double as Liverpool ease past Genk

Oct 23rd 2019, 10:18 PM 17,216 Views 29 Comments

The Champions ran out 4-1 winners in Belgium tonight.