Napoli, Sevilla, Celtic reach Champions League group stage

Aug 23, 2017

Napoli, Sevilla, Celtic reach Champions League group stage

A Jose Callejon goal helped Napoli ease into the Champions League group stage on Tuesday, while Sevilla also went through and Celtic suffered a scare in Kazakhstan before winning their playoff tie. Third in Serie A last season, Napoli was too strong for Nice, winning ...

Liverpool edges closer to Champions League

Aug 16, 2017

Liverpool edges closer to Champions League

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool is far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite its 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg. The result in southwest Germany leaves Klopp's Liverpool in pole position ahead of the return at Anfield on ...

Monaco, Juventus advance to semifinals

Apr 20, 2017

Monaco, Juventus advance to semifinals

Rising teenage star Kylian Mbappe and resurgent forward Radamel Falcao scored early goals as free-scoring Monaco beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to reach the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday. Dortmund trailed 3-2 from the first leg of the quarterfinal in Germany and conceded twice inside 20 ...

Kagawa shines as Dortmund falls in rescheduled game

Apr 13, 2017

Kagawa shines as Dortmund falls in rescheduled game

Midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored one goal and created another but Borussia Dortmund lost the first leg of their rescheduled Champions League quarterfinal against Monaco 3-2 on Wednesday, a day after three explosions targeted the German Bundesliga team's bus. Kagawa showed great awareness to set up ...

Bus carrying Kagawa, Dortmund teammates rocked by explosions

Apr 12, 2017

Bus carrying Kagawa, Dortmund teammates rocked by explosions

Three explosions went off near a bus carrying Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa's Borussia Dortmund team Tuesday ahead of a Champions League match at the German side's home stadium. Investigators said they found a letter appearing to claim responsibility for the blasts near the bus that ...

Okazaki's Leicester ousts Sevilla in Champions League

Mar 15, 2017

Okazaki's Leicester ousts Sevilla in Champions League

Shinji Okazaki's Leicester City continued its dream debut in the Champions League by beating Sevilla 2-0 to reach the quarterfinals on Tuesday night, advancing 3-2 on aggregate. The Foxes faced the difficult task of overturning a 2-1 first-leg defeat away in Spain that spelled the ...

Barca's players hoping for miracle

Mar 6, 2017

Barca's players hoping for miracle

Barcelona striker Neymar vowed his side will throw everything at Paris Saint-Germain in its bid to overturn a four-goal deficit in the Champions League last 16 this week. PSG fired a significant warning of intent throughout Europe with a 4-0 rout of Barca in the ...

Sevilla wins first leg; Vardy ends drought

Feb 23, 2017

Sevilla wins first leg; Vardy ends drought

Sevilla was unable to capitalize on its dominant performance in a 2-1 Champions League win over Leicester on Wednesday as Jamie Vardy scored a crucial goal — his first of the year — to keep the English champions alive in the round of 16. Vardy ...

Arsenal to face Bayern again in Champions League

Dec 12, 2016

Arsenal to face Bayern again in Champions League

Arsenal will have another chance to beat Bayern Munich in a Champions League knockout tie after the sides were paired yet again in the round of 16 following Monday's draw. The teams met at the same stage in 2005, 2013 and 2014 with the German ...