Atletico grabs advantage over Bayern in Champions League semi

Apr 28, 2016

Atletico grabs advantage over Bayern in Champions League semi

An early goal by youngster Saul Niguez gave Atletico Madrid a gritty 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Niguez cleared three defenders before entering the area and hitting a low, well-placed shot ...

Madrid holds City 0-0 in Champions League semifinal

Apr 27, 2016

Madrid holds City 0-0 in Champions League semifinal

Real Madrid failed to turn late domination into a goal without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester City held on for a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Tuesday. City goalkeeper Joe Hart prevented Madrid from taking an ...

Atletico eliminates Barcelona in Champions League quarterfinals

Apr 14, 2016

Atletico eliminates Barcelona in Champions League quarterfinals

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all failed to deliver as holder Barcelona was dumped out of the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday after a stunning 2-0 defeat by Spanish rival Atletico Madrid. Barcelona’s star trio was kept in check by some tough defending ...

Madrid, Man City reach Champions League semis

Apr 13, 2016

Madrid, Man City reach Champions League semis

Cristiano Ronaldo came through for Real Madrid again, scoring a hat trick to lead his team back to the semifinals of the Champions League with a 3-0 win over Wolfsburg on Tuesday. In other match, Manchester City reached the semis for the first time ...

Wolfsburg stuns Madrid in Champions League upset

Apr 7, 2016

Wolfsburg stuns Madrid in Champions League upset

Wolfsburg caused the biggest upset of this season’s Champions League with a 2-0 victory over record 10-time winner Real Madrid in the first leg of their quarterfinal on Wednesday. Making only its second appearance in the competition and playing its first quarterfinal, Wolfsburg outmuscled ...

Suarez scores twice as Barcelona rallies past Atletico

Apr 6, 2016

Suarez scores twice as Barcelona rallies past Atletico

Luis Suarez scored two second-half goals to lead Barcelona to a 2-1 comeback victory over 10-man Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. Fernando Torres opened the scoring in the 25th minute, but quickly went from hero to ...

Mar 19, 2016

Barca, Atletico set for CL showdown

Defending champion Barcelona will play Atletico Madrid in an all-Spanish quarterfinal in the Champions League. Barcelona aims to be the first team to retain the title since the format was created 24 years ago, and Atletico would be the third straight different winner from ...

Big guns send mighty Barcelona past Arsenal, into last eight

Mar 17, 2016

Big guns send mighty Barcelona past Arsenal, into last eight

Barcelona’s big three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all scored to beat Arsenal 3-1 on Wednesday, sending the defending champions into the Champions League quarterfinals for a ninth consecutive season with a 5-1 victory on aggregate. Leading the tie after Messi scored ...

Real Madrid marches into Champions League quarterfinals

Mar 9, 2016

Real Madrid marches into Champions League quarterfinals

Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez scored second-half goals to help Real Madrid defeat Roma 2-0 and advance to the Champions League quarterfinals for the sixth consecutive season on Tuesday. Ronaldo scored his 13th goal in the competition this season by turning home a cross ...

Aguero lifts Man City past Dynamo

Feb 25, 2016

Aguero lifts Man City past Dynamo

Sergio Aguero scored one goal and helped create another as Manchester City powered to a 3-1 first-leg win over Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. Aguero and David Silva’s goals gave City a 2-0 cushion at the break ...

Barca leaves Arsenal reeling

Feb 24, 2016

Barca leaves Arsenal reeling

Barcelona’s strike force proved too hot for Arsenal to handle as Lionel Messi scored both goals for the titleholders in a convincing 2-0 victory in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday. Messi provided a clinical finish to a breakaway move that ...