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Talking points from Day 2 of UCL Matchday 1

September 20, 2018

  The day 2 of the Matchday 1 of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League provided even more excitement than the previous day’s encounters albeit with more controversies. The Wednesday night fixtures served up upsets, controversies, and also showed us that the defending champions of the competition are still formidable and won’t give up their title […]

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UCL Matchday 1- Ronaldo set to rival Messi, but in a Juve shirt

September 19, 2018

Lionel Messi bagged a hat-trick for Barcelona yesterday in the first set of games of Match Day 1 of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League against Eredivisie champions PSV. One season ago and we would have been looking to see if his rival Cristiano Ronaldo would replicate similar performance and to bag his for Real Madrid. […]

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Chelsea FC and the Antonio Conte season

May 15, 2018

  The Premier League has gradually started seeing a norm where the winners of the competition go on to falter significantly the following season, and it has happened thrice with Chelsea in the 2015/16 season after they emerged winners the season before, Leicester in the 2016/17 season in the same manner, and now Chelsea in […]

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UCL – Blow for Roma as Strootman is possibly out of Liverpool clash

May 1, 2018

Roma manager Eusebio De Francesco has in a media conference today confirmed that key player Kevin Strootman may play no part for the club in their crunch return leg UCL semi-final encounter against Premier League side Liverpool at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night. Liverpool travel to face Roma with a three-goal advantage having won […]

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Two exciting PL sides in the 2017/18 UCL quarters. No coincidence!

March 15, 2018

  Football has been fun and will always be fun. The 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League has been nothing short of exciting, and more excitement awaits from the upcoming draws to be held as well as the potential crackers that will emerge from the draws. But basically, we’ll be more focused on the adventures of the […]

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Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon when City face Basel

March 6, 2018

  Pep Guardiola has confirmed that he will wear the yellow ribbon on the touchline again as City welcome Basel in the second leg of their Round of 16 UEFA Champions League encounter on Wednesday. Guardiola accepted a charge by the FA on Monday for wearing the ribbon in his sides shock 1 nil defeat […]

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PSG chief blames poor officiating for PSG’s loss to Madrid

February 15, 2018

  PSG chairman Nasser Al-Khelafi has blamed Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi for his supposedly poor decisions that went against PSG in the course of their 3:1 defeat to Real Madrid in the first leg of their round of 16 tie at the Bernabeu. The opener on the night was scored by France international Adrien Rabiot, […]

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Morata – Lionel Messi will be unstoppable

February 13, 2018

  Alvaro Morata has shot a warning to his Chelsea teammates claiming that Lionel Messi will be unstoppable when the two sides square off against each other in the Champions League. The two sides renew their rivalry in the last 16 of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League. Messi has faced Chelsea 6 times and is […]

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Kompany insists Man City are ready for Champions League glory

February 13, 2018

  Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany has stated that the Etihad outfit is ready for the UCL, and failure to obtain the European silverware this season won’t deter them in the future if they maintain their current conviction. The Pep Guardiola tutored side are still competing on all four fronts this season although the Spaniard […]

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Thiago Alcantara and Coman in Bayern squad to face Anderlecht

November 21, 2017

  Thiago Alcantara and Kingsley Coman have returned to the Bayern squad to play against Anderlecht in the UEFA Champions League. READ: Bayern Munich rule out any move for Antoine Griezmann Thiago Alcantara and Coman played no part in the Bavarians’ 3 nil win against Augsburg last weekend due to knee and tendon complaints respectively […]

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