Champions League

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  • Valencia take charge of Champions League chase

    Valencia moved three points clear of Sevilla in the fight for the fourth Champions League place in La Liga with a comfortable 3-1 win over Eibar on Sunday. Nicolas Otamendi headed the hosts in front from Jose Gaya's cross midway through the first-half. Captain Dani Parejo then made the points…

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  • Chelsea fulfills year-long plan with Premier League title

    José Mourinho recognized early what it would take for Chelsea to return to the top of English soccer, and his plan for the club paid off.

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  • Late Troare strike fires Gladbach back to third

    Guinea's Ibrahima Traore came off the bench to score Borussia Moenchengladbach's winner in their 2-1 victory at strugglers Hertha Berlin on Sunday to reclaim third place in the Bundesliga. The game had been heading for a draw after an early goal by Gladbach's Germany striker Max Kruse was…

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  • Monaco set for Champions League return

    Monaco's Portuguese duo Bernard Silva and Joao Moutinho set up a 4-1 hammering of Toulouse on Sunday that took their team five points clear of their closest pursuers for Ligue 1's third and final Champions League spot. Silva scored a brilliant goal in the first half and Moutinho struck in the…

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  • Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

    Chelsea won the Premier League title on Sunday as former champions Manchester City strengthened their bid for direct entry into next season's Champions League. Eden Hazard scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in front of their own fans at Stamford Bridge to give the…

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  • Doumbia helps Roma go second with win over Genoa

    Roma moved ahead of local rivals Lazio into second place in Serie A and the final automatic Champions League spot on Sunday after a 2-0 win over in-form Genoa. Seydou Doumbia's second goal in Italy and a wonderful Alessandro Florenzì solo strike in stoppage time gave Roma the three points. Sure,…

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  • Lewandowski to decide whether he faces Barca: Sammer

    Bayern Munich's director of sport Matthias Sammer said Sunday that only Robert Lewandowski himself will decide whether he plays against Barcelona in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final with a broken cheekbone. "It will be decided by the doctors, the player himself and whether he can play with…

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  • Mourinho happy to win 'most difficult' title

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said his side had won the toughest league in world football after a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday saw them crowned English champions. Eden Hazard's goal on the stroke of half-time gave the Blues a 1-0 win in front of their own fans at Stamford Bridge and…

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  • Champions Chelsea unloved but unstoppable

    The Premier League title beckoned for Chelsea from the moment Andre Schuerrle put them ahead after 20 minutes and 45 seconds of their opening fixture at Burnley on August 18. Diego Costa's first Chelsea goal cancelled out Scott Arfield's opener and four minutes later Schuerrle converted a…

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  • Berlusconi will keep control of AC Milan, Fininvest says

    Silvio Berlusconi will keep control of his AC Milan soccer club but could sell a minority stake, his holding company said on Saturday following talks between the former Italian prime minister and Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol. Berlusconi met Bee for the second time this week but a statement from…

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  • Bayern injury crisis leaves Guardiola guessing

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has no idea who will play against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final this week as injuries take a mounting toll. While a rampant Barcelona warmed up for Wednesday's tie with an 8-0 hammering of Cordoba in La Liga, Guardiola watched an ailing Bayern lose…

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  • Wenger wants strong finish to send a message to title rivals

    Arsene Wenger is targeting a strong finish to the campaign to boost Arsenal's Premier League title challenge next season. Last weekend's goalless draw against Jose Mourinho's side at the Emirates Stadium effectively drew a line under any remaining hopes Arsenal of catching the league leaders. …

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  • Ancelotti hopeful over Benzema fitness for Juve clash

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is hopeful of having striker Karim Benzema fit to face Juventus in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. The French international missed his fifth consecutive game as the European champions kept alive their La Liga title hopes with a 3-2…

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  • Champions Juventus seek Euro renaissance

    Serie A champions Juventus take on Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday looking to once again stamp their authority on European football. Massimiliano Allegri's side sealed their fourth straight league triumph with a 1-0 win at Sampdoria on Saturday, but the celebrations were…

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  • United in Champions League 'rat race'

    Louis van Gaal admits Manchester United are locked in a “rat race” for a place in next season’s Champions League after a surprising 1-0 home defeat to West Brom allowed rivals Liverpool to move to within four points. United have now lost three consecutive league games for the first time in over 13…

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  • Arsenal-Hull City Preview

    Hull City and Arsenal may be in different halves of the Premier League table but both sides have plenty to play for when they clash at the KC Stadium on Monday evening. The Tigers (8-10-16) boosted their chances of winning their battle against relegation after securing back-to-back league…

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  • From eggs to excellence for Juve coach Allegri

    Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has won over his egg-throwing critics in the most emphatic of styles this season. He grabbed his second league title as a manager on Saturday following Juve's 1-0 win at Sampdoria that sealed the team's fourth straight championship and banished thoughts that…

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