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UEFA Name Champions League Team Of The Season

UEFA Name Champions League Team Of The Season

UEFA have announced the Champions League Team of the Season, including four players from Real Madrid.   Los Blancos lifted their 14th European Cup on Saturday after beating Liverpool 1-0 thanks to a goal by Vinicius Jr. The Brazilian along with teammates Karim Benzema, who won this season’s UCL golden boot with 15 strikes, Luka Nordic and Thibaut Courtois following his Man of the Match performance in the final were all included the selection. Equally, Liverpool also have four players in the Team of the Season, namely Trent Alexander-Arnold,...
The Players With Most UCL Titles

The Players With Most UCL Titles

Several Real Madrid players wrote their names into UEFA Champions League history books on Saturday night after equalling their former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo’s tally of five titles.   The Portuguese talisman notably lifted four UCL trophies during his nine years at the Santiago Bernabeu (2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018), while also clinching one with Manchester United, during his first stint at the club (2008). However, on Saturday evening, as many as nine Los Blancos stars also secured their fifth title in the competition following their 1-0 win over...
Real Secure Record-Extending 14th European Cup

Real Secure Record-Extending 14th European Cup

Real Madrid secured a record-extending 14th European Cup with their 1-0 win over Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League final at the Stade de France on Saturday evening.   Coming into this game Liverpool saw off Inter Milan, Benfica and Villarreal while Carlo Ancelotti’s side produced a plethora of magnificent comebacks to beat Paris-Saint Germain, Chelsea and then the mighty Manchester City. The early stages of the game were totally controlled by the Reds, who showed threat but could not create any clear cut chances, while Los Blancos controlled the...
UCL Final: Liverpool & Real Starting XIs Announced

UCL Final: Liverpool & Real Starting XIs Announced

Real Madrid and Liverpool have dropped their starting XIs for tonight’s much-anticipated UEFA Champions League final.   The Reds and Los Blancos will lock horns in Paris in the UEFA Champions League final for the second time in five years. The Spanish giants will look to Karim Benzema as a source of inspiration as they look extend their competition record to 14 trophies. Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp’s chargers will try to finish the season with a cup treble. The battle at the Stade de France seems to be a suitable climax to the European season, Madrid...
Official: UCL Quarter-Finals Drawn

Official: UCL Quarter-Finals Drawn

The quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League were drawn in Nyon today. Eight teams have qualified for this stage of the competition, including record champions Real Madrid as well as last season’s winners Chelsea. Spain and England both have three representatives in Real, Atletico Madrid and Villarreal as well as Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City, respectively, with Bayern Munich and Benfica up the rest of the quarter-finalists. At this stage, the draw was open, meaning any team could be drawn against anyone. The standout fixture of the draw...
UCL Last 16 Draw Revealed

UCL Last 16 Draw Revealed

The UEFA Champions League last 16 draw had to be redone and given us completely different fixtures then the first time around. The draw had to be redone for a second time following a technical problem with the software of an external service provider that instructs the officials as to which teams are eligible to play each other. The error had appeared when Villarreal and Manchester United, who already faced each other in the same group, were drawn against each other and subsequently United were not put back in the correct drawing pot. Seeded group...
Official: UCL Last 16 Draw To Be Redone

Official: UCL Last 16 Draw To Be Redone

The UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw will be retaken after a massive blunder in the initial draw procedure. The draw featured the 16 teams that advanced from the UEFA Champions League group stage, the group winners were seeded and the runners-up were unseeded. There was a blunder in the draw for a first time in many years as Villarreal and Manchester United, who are from the same group, were drawn together before the latter was replaced by Manchester City. United were later drawn against Paris Saint-Germain, but the draw will be retaken because...
Mané Equals Incredible Gerrard Milestone

Mané Equals Incredible Gerrard Milestone

African superstar Sadio Mané has equalled an incredible milestone for Liverpool that puts him up with club legend Steven Gerrard. The Senegal international has been in supreme form during the 2021/22 campaign thus far as Liverpool look set to challenge on all fronts. With four wins in four group stage games in the UEFA Champions League, they booked their place in the last-16 with two games to spare. And Mané’s goal in the 2-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Wednesday evening put him level with Gerrard on 21 goals in the competition. The 29-year-old...
Official: UCL Last 16 Draw To Be Redone

UCL Group Stage Draw Confirmed

UEFA have confirmed the groups for this year’s Champions League campaign. The 2021/22 group stage campaign will kick off on 14 September and finish on 8 December. Defending champions Chelsea will face Juventus, Zenit and Malmo, while Manchester City were drawn with Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig and Club Brugge in what could be seen as the ‘Group of Death’. All groups below: Group A: Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig, Brugge Group B: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Porto, AC Milan Group C: Sporting, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax,...
UEFA Name UCL Squad Of The Season, CR7 Snubbed

UEFA Name UCL Squad Of The Season, CR7 Snubbed

UEFA have announced the official 23-man Squad of the 2020/21 Season, with Cristiano Ronaldo failing to make it for a second year in a row. The competition’s all-time record goalscorer only netted four goals in the UCL this campaign and wasn’t able to prevent Juventus from being eliminated by Porto in the last 16. With Chelsea lifting the 2020/21 UCL trophy, it doesn’t surprise that the Blues have the most representatives in the team, with seven newly-crowned UCL winners making the squad, namely: Edouard Mendy – the only African in the team...