Guardiola discusses being drawn against Atletico and his differing style to Simeone

Pep Guardiola has discussed the Champions League quarter-final draw with Manchester City set to face Atletico Madrid in the last eight. City will face the Spanish champions in the quarter-finals after Friday’s draw, with Atletico set to visit Manchester for the second successive round after eliminating Manchester United in the last-16.   Guardiola was impressed … Read more

Tuchel reacts to ‘tough’ Champions League draw as Chelsea face Real Madrid

Thomas Tuchel has reacted to Chelsea’s ‘tough’ Champions League draw after the holders were drawn to face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals. Chelsea will take on Real Madrid in the last eight of the Champions League with the tie a rematch of last season’s semi-final showdown, in which the west Londoners progressed 3-1 on aggregate. … Read more

UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw

The UEFA Champions League’s quarter-final draw has been made with Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City all learning their last eight opponents. Manchester City are the favourites to win a maiden Champions League trophy this season after a runners-up finish in 2021, and the Premier League champions will meet Atletico Madrid in the quarter-finals.   Atletico … Read more

The Last Eight: Assessing each of the Champions League’s quarter finalists

The UEFA Champions League’s last eight has been finalised as the competition reaches its latter stages. For just the second time in history there are two nations with three representatives in the quarter-finals, with both La Liga and the Premier League dominating the last eight line-up. Bayern Munich are the final German side in the … Read more

Champions League Team of the Week

The UEFA Champions League’s last eight has been finalised after the completion of the last-16 ties, this week’s action having provided no shortage of upsets and surprises. Chelsea became the third Premier League team to reach the quarter-finals after winning in Lille, but it was misery for Manchester United who crashed out after a disappointing … Read more

Tuchel praises ‘resilience and mentality’ as Chelsea book Champions League quarter final spot

Chelsea booked their place in the Champions League quarter finals with a 4-1 aggregate win over French champions Lille. The west Londoners came into the game against the backdrop of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the clubs ownership, though had the comfort of a two goal advantage following their first leg encounter at Stamford Bridge three … Read more

Tuchel warns Chelsea that Lille ‘have nothing to lose’ following ‘impressive’ first leg performance

Thomas Tuchel has warned his Chelsea side that Lille have ‘nothing to lose’ ahead of the club’s Champions League last-16 second leg. Chelsea travel to face the Ligue 1 champions on Wednesday evening, with the west Londoners protecting a 2-0 advantage from the first meeting between the teams at Stamford Bridge last month.   Lille … Read more

Manchester United’s most memorable games against the Spanish

Manchester United face Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie this evening, the Red Devils in a favourable position to reach the last eight after a 1-1 draw in the first meeting away from home. This season’s meeting is just the second between the two teams in continental competition, though … Read more

Rangnick says Manchester United ‘can compete with the best teams in Europe’

Ralf Rangnick says Manchester United can compete with the best teams in Europe ahead of the club’s Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid. United take on the Spanish champions in the second leg of their last-16 clash on Tuesday evening, with the tie poised at 1-1 following the first meeting at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. … Read more

Rangnick insists Ronaldo ready for Atletico clash

Ralf Rangnick insists Cristiano Ronaldo is ready for Manchester United’s Champions League last-16 second leg with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Ronaldo ended a run of one goal in ten games with a brilliant hat-trick in the club’s 3-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday evening and now faces a second crunch clash in just three days … Read more

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