Tag Archives: Champions LEague

Gabriel Jesus, hat-trick, Man City, 4-1 win, Champions League

Gabriel Jesus hat-trick gives Man City 4-1 win in Champions League

12 December, 2019 11:05 am 11:05 am

ZAGREB (Reuters) – Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus netted a superb hat-trick as they came from behind to beat Croatian title holders Dinamo Zagreb 4-1 away in an entertaining Champions League Group C clash on Wednesday. City, who had already secured the group’s top spot, finished with 14 points from six games, seven ahead of … Read More

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Salah, Origi goals bring Liverpool Champions League redemption

06 June, 2019 8:40 am 8:40 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Liverpool ended an incredible season by winning Europe’s biggest prize after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in all-English Champions League final, earning sweet redemption after agonisingly missing out on the Premier League title. Mohamed Salah scored the second-quickest goal in a Champions League final by converting from the penalty spot in the second … Read More

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City, Liverpool primed for final day of epic title race

05 May, 2019 8:59 am 8:59 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Having absorbed everything Liverpool could throw at them in a titanic title battle, Manchester City will retain their crown with victory at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday. It is possible they could get by with a draw, or even an unlikely defeat, as they will start the final round of a … Read More

Moura, hat-trick, Ajax, Tottenham, Champions League, final

Moura hat-trick flattens Ajax to put Tottenham into Champions League final

05 May, 2019 10:00 am 10:00 am

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Lucas Moura conjured the second Champions League miracle in 24 hours with a last-gasp winner to complete his hat-trick and a 3-2 win to send Tottenham Hotspur past a shattered Ajax Amsterdam into the final on away goals on Wednesday. A day after Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-0 to overturn a 3-0 first-leg … Read More

Chelsea, held, 2-2, Burnley, denting, Champions League, hopes

Chelsea held 2-2 by Burnley, denting Champions League hopes

04 April, 2019 12:06 pm 12:06 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea suffered a setback in their push for a Champions League spot when they were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Burnley in the Premier League on Monday and tempers flared at the end of the match when Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri was sent to the stands. Jeff Hendrick gave … Read More

Barca, semis, Messi, exhibition, Man United, Champions League

Barca reach semis with Messi exhibition against Man United in Champions Lea...

04 April, 2019 10:34 am 10:34 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi produced another masterful Champions League performance to knock out Manchester United and fire Barcelona into the semi-finals for the first time in four years, scoring twice in a 3-0 home win on Tuesday. Barca, who toyed with United for the majority of the encounter, sealed a 4-0 aggregate victory and … Read More

Liverpool, Bayern, quarters, Champions League

Liverpool ease past Bayern to reach Champions League quarters

03 March, 2019 11:31 am 11:31 am

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) – Sadio Mane scored twice to hand Liverpool a 3-1 Champions League victory at Bayern Munich on Wednesday as they nullified their German opponents with a dominant performance that sent them through to the quarter-finals. After the last-16 first leg ended goalless at Anfield, five-times European champions Liverpool took control in Munich, … Read More

Ronaldo, hat-trick, Juve, Champions League, quarter-finals

Ronaldo hat-trick leads Juve into Champions League quarter-finals

03 March, 2019 3:09 pm 3:09 pm

TURIN, Italy (Reuters) – Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a hat-trick against his favourite opponents Atletico Madrid as the Italians overturned a two-goal first-leg deficit to win 3-0 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday. Ronaldo blasted home the decisive goal from a penalty with four minutes left to seal a 3-2 overall triumph … Read More

Salah voted African Footballer of the Year

01 January, 2019 10:21 am 10:21 am

DAKAR (Reuters) – Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year at the Confederation of African Football’s awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday. Salah beat fellow nominees, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. He edged the same two players last year … Read More

Atletico take sweet revenge on Real to lift Super Cup

08 August, 2018 9:41 am 9:41 am

TALLINN (Reuters) – Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by lifting the UEFA Super Cup , snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals thanks to goals from midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke in extra time. Diego Costa gave Europa League holders Atletico a dream start against Champions … Read More

Champions League title not vital for Man City success – De Bruyne

08 August, 2018 6:47 pm 6:47 pm

(Reuters) – Manchester City do not need to win the Champions League to be considered successful as the European competition does not demand the same level of consistency it takes to triumph in the Premier League, midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has said. The 27-year-old Belgian has been a key part of City’s rise in recent … Read More