The draw for the upcoming UEFA Champions League season have just been announced. Barcelona are the defending champions while Manchester United were the runners up last term. Manchester City are the most popular debutantes in the draw. Group A Bayern Munich Villareal Manchester City Napoli Group B Inter Milan CSKA Moscow Lille Trabzonspor Group C Manchester United … Continue reading “UEFA Champions League 2011/12 Draw Announced”
Lionel Messi lit up the Nou Camp with a stunning four-goal haul to beat Arsenal and maintain Barcelona’s bid for back-to-back Champions League titles. Inter Milan booked a Champions League semi-final against Barcelona with the minimum of fuss in Moscow.
Ivica Olic hit an injury-time winner to give Bayern Munich the advantage after the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final with Manchester United. United took the lead after only 66 seconds when Wayne Rooney volleyed in six yards out from Nani’s free-kick. But Franck Ribery’s deflected free-kick set up a dramatic finale, rounded off by Olic’s cool … Continue reading “Football Roundup: Champions League: Manchester United wounded in Munich; Lisandro does it for Lyon”
The draw for the quarter final and semi final for the Champions League and the Europa League have been announced. Read below:
Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge in triumph as Inter Milan sent Chelsea crashing out of the Champions League. Samuel Eto’s clinical strike 11 minutes from time settled a scrappy encounter and sealed a place in the quarter-finals for Mourinho at the expense of the club he left in 2007 after a hugely successful three-and-a-half years. And … Continue reading “Football Roundup: Mourinho has the last laugh as Chelsea bow out of Champions League; CSKA enter quarters at the expense of Sevilla; Villa keeps fourth place dream alive with a win at Wigan”
David Beckham’s return to Old Trafford was brief and ended in the disappointment of a comprehensive defeat as Manchester United swept past AC Milan into the Champions League quarter-finals 7-2 on aggregate. Another brace from Rooney, taking his tally to 30 for the season, made another splendid European night for the Old Trafford faithfuls to … Continue reading “Football Roundup: Manchester United humiliate Milan; Real Madrid OUT, Lyon IN; Burnley get first point in five games”
Former Blues boss Jose Mourinho couldn’t have asked for more. His current side Inter Milan beat his former team Chelsea 2-1 in an entertaining first leg tie at the San Siro with all to play for in the 2nd leg. Diego Milito fired Inter to a lead in as early as the 3rd minute with … Continue reading “Football Roundup: Mourinho gets better of former club Chelsea; CSKA-Sevilla share the spoils; Stoke dump Manchester City out of FA Cup; Pavlyuchenko re-born, gives Spurs victory”
Wayne Rooney scored another brace for Manchester United and both of them were headers – his latest style of scoring goals. For a man who had just 4 headed goals to his name has already scored around 7 this term. Another dimension to this remarkable footballer’s game. Meanwhile in the Champions League, Barcelona earned a … Continue reading “Football Roundup: Rooney HEADS Manchester United to victory; Barcelona held; Bordeaux get vital away win”
2 more pre-quarter fixtures were played in the Champions League last night which saw Porto being gifted a win by Arsenal while Klose grabbing a last grasp (and controversial) winner against Fiorentina for Bayern Munich. Other results from around the world included too.