Dec 15, 2015

Champions League draw announced

The Champions League draw produced some familiar pairings Monday with defending champion Barcelona facing Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain again taking on Chelsea. French champion PSG and Chelsea will be meeting for the third consecutive season in the knockout phase. Also, five-time champion Bayern Munich ...

Barcelona to face Arsenal in Champions League

Dec 14, 2015

Barcelona to face Arsenal in Champions League

Holder and Spanish League leader Barcelona will play Premier League leader Arsenal in the last 16 of the Champions League, 10 years after the sides faced each other in the final, following Monday’s draw for the first knockout stage. Barcelona, chasing a sixth European ...

Giroud's hat trick fires Arsenal into knockout round

Dec 10, 2015

Giroud's hat trick fires Arsenal into knockout round

Arsenal left its best performance for the last game of the Champions League group stage, advancing to the round of 16 with a remarkable 3-0 victory at Olympiakos on Wednesday night. Chelsea also went through on a good night for English soccer with a ...

United crashes to early exit

Dec 9, 2015

United crashes to early exit

Three-time winner Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday, losing 3-2 to Wolfsburg, which advanced to the round of 16 for the first time. Anthony Martial put United ahead in the 10th before Naldo volleyed in the equalizer in the 14th. ...

PSG routs Malmo to advance

Nov 26, 2015

PSG routs Malmo to advance

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrated his return to his first senior club with a goal as Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the knockout phase of the Champions League on Wednesday while Juventus claimed top spot to qualify from Group D with a 1-0 win over Manchester City. ...

Messi on target again as Barca routs Roma

Nov 25, 2015

Messi on target again as Barca routs Roma

Lionel Messi scored his first two goals after a two-month injury layoff and Luis Suarez netted a brace in a 6-1 rout of Roma on Tuesday as Barcelona advanced to the Champions League knockout rounds for a 12th consecutive season. Suarez got Barcelona rolling ...

Chelsea, Roma stay alive; Bayern thrashes Arsenal

Nov 5, 2015

Chelsea, Roma stay alive; Bayern thrashes Arsenal

Chelsea and Roma scored late goals to earn crucial victories in the Champions League on Wednesday, improving their chances of advancing to the knockout stage. Chelsea defeated Dynamo Kiev 2-1 in London thanks to an 83rd-minute free kick by Willian, while Miralem Pjanic’s 80th-minute ...

Madrid, Man City reach second round

Nov 4, 2015

Madrid, Man City reach second round

Real Madrid and Manchester City became the first teams to reach the second round of the Champions League on Tuesday with victories over Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla. Madrid had substitute Nacho Fernandez to thank for a hard-fought 1-0 win over previously unbeaten PSG, which ...

Real Madrid held; Manchester City scores late victory

Oct 22, 2015

Real Madrid held; Manchester City scores late victory

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic struggled as Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid played to a lackluster 0-0 draw in the Champions League on Wednesday night, while Manchester City found a way to earn a late 2-1 victory in a thrilling finish against Sevilla. Atletico ...

Arsenal's Champions League hopes still alive after victory

Oct 21, 2015

Arsenal's Champions League hopes still alive after victory

Arsenal remains on the bottom of Group F in the Champions League but the Gunners finally got their campaign under way with a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich on Tuesday. After losing both opening matches for the first time, Arsenal desperately needed a win ...

Ronaldo brace guides Madrid past Malmo

Oct 1, 2015

Ronaldo brace guides Madrid past Malmo

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 500th and 501st goals of his career to give Real Madrid a 2-0 win over 10-man Malmo in Group A of the Champions League on Wednesday. The Swedish side held off Madrid for nearly half an hour before it was ...

Arsenal, Chelsea crash; Barcelona pulls off late victory

Sep 30, 2015

Arsenal, Chelsea crash; Barcelona pulls off late victory

Arsenal and Chelsea had a Champions League night to forget on Tuesday as a Robert Lewandowski hat-trick helped Bayern Munich crush Dinamo Zagreb. And champion Barcelona, with injured icon Lionel Messi watching from the stands, followed up its opening Group E draw at Roma ...