Champions League

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  • Champions League Live: Juventus vs. Real Madrid

    The final four of soccer's top club competition resumes with a semifinal first leg in Turin between Juventus and Real Madrid.

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  • Four things to know about the Champions League semifinalists

    Barcelona is more than just Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, while the return of one player eases the pain of Bayern Munich's injury crisis.

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  • Wenger tells Arsenal to set sights on second

    Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal side to finish the season unbeaten and secure second place in the Premier League. The Gunners cruised to a 3-1 win at Hull City on Monday, their 10th straight match unbeaten all but securing a top-four finish for the 18th successive season. Chelsea were…

  • Bayern boss Guardiola looks to outwit old friends

    Pep Guardiola will return to the Camp Nou with the away side for the first time on Wednesday as Barcelona's most successful coach takes Bayern Munich to the Catalan stronghold in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final. As a player Guardiola was a key cog of the Barca side that won…

  • Barcelona v Bayern Munich factfile

    Barcelona (AFP) - Factfile on Barcelona and Bayern Munich ahead of the Champions League semi-final, first-leg, tie on Wednesday:

  • Arsenal cruise as Sanchez double shatters Hull

    Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal all but secured a top-four finish in the Premier League for the 18th consecutive season with a 3-1 victory at struggling Hull on Monday. Arsene Wenger's side swept into a three-goal half-time lead thanks to Sanchez's double and a strike from Aaron Ramsey…

  • Juventus faces Real test in Champions League semifinals

    Juventus is starting to emerge as an international force once again but faces a true test in its Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid on Tuesday. The Italian club, which clinched a fourth successive domestic league title on Saturday, has come a long way in Europe since it faced Madrid in…

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  • Monday Morning Manager - WK35

    Neal Thurman tips his hat to Chelsea's title and wonders how long the marriage can last this time as well as a full relegation wrap-up.

  • Flawless Juve display key, says Tevez

    Striker Carlos Tevez believes a near flawless performance from Juventus will be key as they prepare to host defending champions Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. Tevez has been crucial for the Turin giants this season, scoring 20 league goals so far on…

  • Juve won't be easy prey, says Ancelotti

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has brushed off suggestions Juventus will be easy opponents when the sides meet on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Turin. Real are widely expected to cruise to this year's final in Berlin having claimed a record 10th title last…

  • Pep's feeling pressure at Bayern, says Effenberg

    Pep Guardiola is struggling to deal with the pressure of winning the Champions League with Bayern Munich ahead of Wednesday's semi-final at Barcelona, according to ex-Germany captain Stefan Effenberg. Munich have won back-to-back German league titles under Guardiola, but the 44-year-old recently…

  • Lewandowski trains with mask ahead of Bayern's clash with Barca

    Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski trained with a protective mask and could face Barcelona in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first-leg, despite a broken cheekbone, team-mate Jerome Boateng confirmed on Monday. "He moved well and made a good impression, it looks like he's fit and…

  • Benzema out of Real Madrid squad for Juventus clash

    Madrid (AFP) - French international striker Karim Benzema hasn't travelled with the rest of the Real Madrid squad for the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final away to Juventus on Tuesday.

  • Juventus believe in final chances, says Morata

    Former Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata believes Juventus can put their comparatively poor Champions League record behind them and squeeze past the record 10-time winners and into this year's final. Juventus host Real in Turin on Tuesday in the first leg of a semi-final that is likely to confirm,…

  • Mourinho steels Chelsea for challenges ahead

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes his newly crowned Premier League champions will face a challenge just to secure a top-four finish next season due to the English top flight's competitiveness. Chelsea claimed their first league title since 2010 on Sunday when Eden Hazard's goal on the cusp of…

  • Bayern falter ahead of Pep's Barca return

    After wrapping up their 25th German league title last Sunday, Bayern's costly penalty shoot-out defeat to Borussia Dortmund last Tuesday in the German Cup semi-final was followed up by a 2-0 loss at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday. "We aren't going to talk ourselves into a corner, the season has been…

  • Pellegrini taunts Mourinho in style wars

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has stepped up his war of words with Jose Mourinho by claiming he would never be satisfied to win the Premier League playing in the cautious style of newly crowned champions Chelsea. Pellegrini's side saw their reign as champions officially ended on Sunday…