Bayern’s Manuel Neuer has earned his reputation as one of the world’s best goalkeepers and he again showed why last night in Bayern’s 2-1 loss against Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League tie.
One sees Neuer producing a finger tip save, while the other sees him stand firm against an effort that carried power (a bit Matrix-ish if we may say!)
If not for Neuer, Bayern have might lost the clash 4-1. They did lose 2-1, but are still in the tie ahead of the return leg at the Bernabeu Continue reading
After knocking over Europa League holders Sevilla in the round of 16, Leicester City will be seeking an encore when they square off against another Spanish side in the form of Atletico Madrid in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
The Foxes were one of three English teams in the Round of 16 and given their poor league form, few expected them to get the better of Sevilla. Despite losing the first leg 2-1 at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Jamie Vardy’s away goal gave them a lifeline, and with new manager Craig Shakespeare stepping in, they produced a remarkable turn around at the King Power, triumphing 2-0 to seal their progress into the last eight at the expense of the Andalusians. Continue reading
Very nice team goal scored by Borussia Dortmund to equalise against Real Madrid in their game on 7 December, 2016- a result that ensured they finished top of their group. Watch Emre Mor vs Marcelo first- Mor tracks back, dispossesses Marcelo and then produces a pin point long pass that launches Dortmund’s counter attack. The speed of Aubameyang and Reus’ finish do the rest Continue reading
Very controversial piece of refereeing from Craig Thompson in the Dinamo Kyiv vs Besiktas Champions League game on 6 December, 2016. With the score at 1-0, Thomson awarded Kyiv a penalty which Yarmolenko converted and also sent off Besiktas’ Andreas Beck. Besiktas eventually finished the game with nine players and lost the game 6-0 Continue reading
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS CELTIC V BARCELONA 2016 DOWN
Played on 23.11.2016 in 2016/17 Champions League season
Celtic unable to conjure up a 2012 encore against Barcelona as they lose 2-0 to Luis Enrique’s side Continue reading
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS BESIKTAS VS BENFICA 2016 DOWN
Played on 23.11.2016 in 2016/17 CL season in Istanbul
Besiktas produce a stirring second half comeback to draw 3-3 with Benfica in this CL thriller Continue reading
Here is an all-time Champions League Team of the Year, compiled out of players who have made the most appearances in the Team of the Year ever since it was instituted back in 2001.
The player who has been named in the Team of the Year more than any other person is Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 10 appearances to his name, three more than his nearest rival Continue reading
Great goal scored by Manchester City’s Toni Duggan in their Champions League tie against Brondby IF. Duggan’s goal v BIF gave Man City a crucial away goal in Denmark and they eventually drew 1-1 to win the tie 2-1 on aggregate and book their spot in the quarterfinals Continue reading