Categories Archives: Champions League

Armstrong: Hoops will be stronger

Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong believes Celtic will be stronger next term for their Champions League experience this season. The 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Tuesday night meant the Hoops finished with three points, their place at the bottom of Gr

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Enrique awaits ‘explosive’ draw

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is bracing himself for another “explosive” draw in the knockout phase of the Champions League after his side completed their group stage campaign with a 4-0 mauling of Borussia Monchengladbach. Arda Turan’s s

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Ancelotti unfazed ahead of draw

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti does not believe finishing second in Group D behind Atletico Madrid should prove too much of an obstacle to his side’s Champions League ambitions. The Germans were already unable to overtake Atletico for top spot

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Tottenham v CSKA preview

Tottenham will seal qualification for the Europa League if they avoid defeat against CSKA Moscow in their final Champions League Group E game at Wembley. Defeat away at Monaco on last time out ensured Mauricio Pochettino’s side would not be featurin

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Real Madrid v Dortmund preview

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are not prepared to settle for second place behind Borussia Dortmund in Champions League Group F. The European champions need to beat Dortmund at the Bernabeu on Wednesday to secure top spot, and a home draw in the seco

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Man City v Celtic preview

Manchester City will look to end their Champions League Group C campaign with a win when they welcome Celtic to the Etihad on Tuesday. Pep Guardiola’s side are already guaranteed to qualify for the last-16 in second place behind group winners Barcel

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CL group rules ‘frustrating’

Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson says the Gunners are frustrated to be facing the prospect of missing out on top spot in their Champions League group. And Jenkinson says he is “not a fan” of the head-to-head rule that means they lie second behi

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Zidane: Winning run motivates us

Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid’s 30-match unbeaten run gives them huge motivation each time they play, following their 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday. A draw on Tuesday night would have been enough to send Los Blancos through alongside Do

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Ranieri: It’s unbelievable

Claudio Ranieri says Leicester’s qualification for the Champions League last 16 and topping their group is “unbelievable”. The Foxes made the knockout rounds of European football’s top club competition after Shinji Okazaki’s

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Arsenal v PSG preview

Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain head into Wednesday night’s Champions League clash knowing the victors will finish top of Group A. Having each taken 10 points from their first four games, both Arsenal and PSG have booked their place in the knockou

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