Man City enjoys easy European night with win over Marseille

Soccer Oct 28, 2020

Man City enjoys easy European night with win over Marseille

Manchester City enjoyed a respite from domestic difficulties and found its scoring touch in a resounding 3-0 win at Marseille in the Champions League on Tuesday. Once so dominant in the Premier League, the cash-rich club has made an unconvincing start. City sits in 13th ...

Man City rallies past Porto in Champions League

Soccer Oct 22, 2020

Man City rallies past Porto in Champions League

Lacking its typical fluency going forward, Manchester City relied on moments of individual brilliance to get its Champions League campaign off to a winning start on Wednesday. City recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Porto 3-1 in their Group C opener, with a ...

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to clash in CL group stage

Soccer Oct 2, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to clash in CL group stage

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will face each other in the Champions League group stage for the first time — and fans could be allowed back in to watch. Messi’s Barcelona was drawn from the pot of second-seeded teams Thursday into the group where Ronaldo’s ...

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Soccer Jul 5, 2020

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has "a lot of confidence" his club will avoid a two-season ban from European competitions when the verdict of their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is revealed later this month. City was banned from UEFA competitions ...

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Soccer Jun 7, 2020

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Manchester City's appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City is accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that it had not complied with UEFA's ...

Andres Iniesta calls children born because of legendary 2009 goal

Soccer May 7, 2020

Andres Iniesta calls children born because of legendary 2009 goal

Former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta celebrated the 11th anniversary of his famous Champions League semifinal strike against Chelsea by calling two children conceived after his tie-clinching goal. Barcelona was two minutes from being eliminated from the Champions League in a tense second leg at Stamford ...

Manchester City targets role reversal against Real Madrid

Soccer Feb 25, 2020

Manchester City targets role reversal against Real Madrid

Manchester City will be up against both Real Madrid and their reputation on Wednesday as the Champions League's biggest winners play one of its biggest underachievers at the Santiago Bernabeu. After City's win over Leicester on Saturday, Pep Guardiola said: "We will try to be ...