Champions League

Chiellini reveals what Juventus must do to mount a comeback

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini has named the key elements that are required to mount against Atletico Madrid in the return leg of their Champions League last-16 clash.

UEFA chief responds to VAR criticism

UEFA's chief refereeing officer Roberto Rosetti has pinpointed the importance of accuracy over speed when making decisions. Schalke 04 benefited from two VAR reviews that both led...

Lyon’s Marcelo reveals Mbappe was harder to face than Messi

Taking on Kylian Mbappe proved to be a more complex challenge than five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi, says Lyon's Marcelo.

Sadio Mane’s house was burgled during Champions League match

Sadio Mane's house was burgled during Liverpool's Champions League match against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.

Enrique Cerezo labels VAR a disgrace

Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo branded the VAR a ‘disgrace’ following Alvaro Morata’s disallowed goal against Juventus VAR adjudged Morata to have fouled Juve defender Giorgio...

Morata disappointed by Chiellini’s conduct

Alvaro Morata revealed Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini dived to deny him what would have been Atletico Madrid's opener in their clash yesterday. The Rojiblancos later went on to defeat the...

Godin praises ‘contagious’ Costa in Atletico Madrid’s win

Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin praised the returning Diego Costa's attitude following their 2-0 Champions League win over Juventus.

Chiellini: “Juventus will win the return leg”

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini is convinced they can mount a comeback in their last-16 tie against Atletico Madrid despite losing the first leg 2-0 on Wednesday.

Tedesco urges Schalke to learn from Man City defeat

Schalke 04 manager Domenico Tedesco believes his side need to learn to be "cleverer" after losing possession frequently in their 3-2 Champions League defeat to Manchester City.

Diego Simeone explains his wild goal celebration

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone apologised for any offence caused by his bizarre goal celebration in their 2-0 Champions League win over Juventus.

Guardiola: ‘Nice’ Man City must improve to win Champions League

Pep Guardiola feels improvements are required if Manchester City are going to challenge for the Champions League following Wednesday's 3-2 first leg at Schalke 04 in their last-16 tie.

Allegri: Juventus can still reach the quarter-finals

Massimiliano Allegri is certain Juventus can overturn their 2-0 deficit to Atletico Madrid following Wednesday's first leg defeat in their Champions League last-16 clash.

Del Piero urges Juventus to unleash Ronaldo tonight

Alessandro Del Piero believes Cristiano Ronaldo could be key for Juventus in what he expects will be a "very tactical" tie with Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. 

Klopp & Kovac explain final whistle clash

Jurgen Klopp and Niko Kovac have played down their final whistle clash as a mere misunderstanding after seemingly having a heated confrontation.

Luis Suarez’s goal drought not a concern for Barcelona

Manager Ernesto Valverde insists that Luis Suarez's goal drought remains of no concern for him following Barcelona's 0-0 Champions League draw at Lyon.

Valverde warns Barca: “0-0 is a dangerous result for the second...

Manager Ernesto Valverde fears for the consequences of their 0-0 draw at Lyon in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie.

Kovac praises Bayern Munich’s ‘top-notch’ performance

Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac was left satisfied with his side's disciplined performance after holding Liverpool to a 0-0 draw in the Champions League.

Genesio satisfied with Lyon’s 0-0 draw against Barcelona

Lyon manager Bruno Genesio believes his side's 0-0 Champions League draw with Barcelona on Tuesday night demonstrates the progress they've made.

Klopp: Liverpool were sloppy up front against Bayern

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes "very average" last passes in their attacks on goal was the reason behind their failure to break the Bayern Munich defence in their 0-0 Champions League draw.

Neymar Sr: “Man United comeback is impossible”

Neymar's father has ruled out any chance of his son making an early return for Paris Saint-Germain's second leg against Manchester United in the Champions League.

Van Gaal lashes out against Man United’s Ed Woodward

Dutch manager Louis van Gaal came out to defend Jose Mourinho's time at Manchester United, he heavily criticized Ed Woodward's methods. To be perfectly honest...