Messi brilliant again with two goals as Barca downs Ajax

Nov 6, 2014

Messi brilliant again with two goals as Barca downs Ajax

Lionel Messi’s brace gave Barcelona a 2-0 victory Wednesday over 10-man Ajax and moved him level with Raul Gonzalez’s all-time Champions League scoring record of 71 goals. Messi scored his 70th Champions League goal in the 36th minute with a soft header after Ajax ...

Benzema lifts Real Madrid

Nov 5, 2014

Benzema lifts Real Madrid

A goal by Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win against an under-strength Liverpool side in the Champions League on Tuesday as Cristiano Ronaldo was held scoreless for the first time in 13 games. Madrid piled the pressure on from the start and ...

Bayern scores seven goals to rout Roma in Champions League

Oct 22, 2014

Bayern scores seven goals to rout Roma in Champions League

The Champions League returned on Tuesday with a 40-goal bonanza. Bayern Munich beat Roma 7-1 for its biggest victory on the road, and Luiz Adriano scored five times to lead Shakhtar Donetsk to a 7-0 victory at BATE Borisov. On a record-busting night, Chelsea ...

Kagawa pulls strings for Dortmund in win over Anderlecht

Oct 2, 2014

Kagawa pulls strings for Dortmund in win over Anderlecht

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa had a hand in all three goals as Borussia Dortmund beat Anderlecht 3-0 away on Wednesday to stay top of Champions League Group D. Kagawa created the opener after just three minutes, scooping a lovely ball into the box for ...

Matic leads Chelsea past Sporting

Oct 1, 2014

Matic leads Chelsea past Sporting

Nemanja Matic gave Chelsea its first Champions League win of the season with a first-half goal securing a 1-0 victory at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday. A Cesc Fabregas free kick from the left in the 34th minute floated over the Sporting defense to the ...

Arsenal held by Besiktas in Champions League playoff

Aug 20, 2014

Arsenal held by Besiktas in Champions League playoff

Arsenal held on with 10 men to draw 0-0 at Besiktas in the Champions League playoff round Tuesday, while Bayer Leverkusen is better placed to advance after winning 3-2 at FC Copenhagen. Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey was sent off with 10 minutes left in ...

Brilliant Real reaches final

Apr 30, 2014

Brilliant Real reaches final

Sergio Ramos has his redemption, Cristiano Ronaldo has his goal record and Real Madrid is one win away from the long-awaited “Decima.” Real Madrid carried out coach Carlo Ancelotti’s game plan to perfection and routed title holder Bayern Munich 4-0 on Tuesday to reach ...