Five of the most memorable El Clásico thrashings

The world stops to watch when Spain’s superpowers collide and the latest instalment of El Clásico failed to disappoint as Barcelona produced a statement result against Real Madrid. Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid 4-0 at the Bernabeu on Sunday evening, as Xavi’s turnaround of the Catalan side continued with a fifth straight win and an emphatic … 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

Real Madrid ‘still in the running’ but Man City ‘in pole position’ to sign Haaland

Real Madrid are ‘still in the running’ to sign Erling Haaland this summer, but Manchester City are in ‘pole position’ to secure a deal for the Borussia Dortmund forward. Haaland’s future has dominated the headlines in recent months with Real Madrid and Manchester City emerging as the frontrunners to secure his signing, with the Norway … 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

Champions League Team of the Week

The line-up for the quarter-finals of the Champions League is beginning to take shape, with Liverpool and Manchester City securing their place in the competition’s last eight this week. First leg wins provided the platform for the Premier League sides to progress, where the duo will be joined by Bayern Munich and Real Madrid after … Read more

Iconic: Five of the greatest hat-tricks in Champions League history

Karim Benzema produced a special Champions League performance as Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain this week, scoring a stunning hat-trick as the Spanish giants overturned a two-goal deficit to progress. Benzema scored three times inside the final half an hour as Real Madrid completed a stirring comeback, a clash with proved a perfect advert for … Read more

PSG insist Pochettino is ‘still part of the project’ despite Champions League collapse

Paris Saint-Germain insist Mauricio Pochettino is ‘still part of the project’ despite the club’s Champions League collapse against Real Madrid. Kylian Mbappe’s goal had provided PSG with the lead at the Bernabeu and a two-goal advantage on aggregate, but a second-half hat-trick from Karim Benzema turned the tie around for the Spaniards with a 3-1 … Read more

Ranking the fastest hat-tricks in Champions League history

Robert Lewandowski set a new milestone this week as Bayern Munich progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, the forward scoring a record-breaking hat-trick in the club’s 7-1 thrashing of Red Bull Salzburg. Lewandowski netted three times inside the opening 23 minutes, as the Bundesliga champions thrashed their Austrian opponents in an ominous warning … Read more

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