UCL: Liverpool seal semifinal date with Barca after Porto win

Liverpool set up a mouthwatering Champions League semifinal against Barcelona on Wednesday after their superstar front three all scored in a 4-1 win away at FC Porto that saw them cruise into the last four 6-1 on aggregate. On a…

Tottenham beat City to reach Champions League semis

Manchester City’s bid for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies ended in dramatic fashion as Tottenham progressed to the Champions League semifinals on away goals as a pulsating 4-3 win for City on Wednesday was not enough to overturn their 1-0…

Messi always gets us out of trouble – Valverde

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde praised Lionel Messi for settling his side down after a nervy start against Manchester United and inspiring the Catalans to a 3-0 victory to reach the Champions League quarterfinals. Marcus Rashford struck the crossbar for the…

Allegri sticking with Juve despite Champions League flop

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri announced on Tuesday he would be staying on as coach with the Italian giants next season despite another Champions League disappointment. Cristiano Ronaldo’s side crashed out of the championship to Dutch side Ajax after a 2-1…

Solskjaer calls for squad rebuild after United outclassed by Barca

After their slim hopes of another famous Champions League revival were stopped dead by Lionel Messi and a rampant Barcelona, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted his Manchester United side need a huge overhaul in order to return to Europe’s elite. Although…

Barca reach semis with Messi exhibition against United

Lionel Messi produced another masterful Champions League performance to knock out Manchester United and fire Barcelona into the semifinals for the first time in four years, scoring twice in a 3-0 home win on Tuesday. Barca, who toyed with United…

Ajax eliminate Ronaldo’s Juve with scintillating display

Ajax Amsterdam followed up their elimination of Real Madrid by producing a spell-binding display of inventive, passing football to win 2-1 away to Juventus on Tuesday and end the Serie A team’s dreams of winning the Champions League. Ajax’s 19-year-old…

Pogba auctions World Cup-winning boots for charity

The football boots with which Paul Pogba effectively won the World Cup for France last year are to go under the hammer in Paris later this month, Christie’s said on Monday. The auction house estimate they could go for up…

Messi fit for Barca as United attempt another comeback

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said Lionel Messi is in “perfect” condition to face Manchester United in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday. It is four years since Barca last reached the semis of Europe’s premier…

Madrid stumble again in disappointing draw at Leganes

Real Madrid stumbled to a 1-1 La Liga draw at Leganes on Monday, the latest disappointing result in a nightmare season for the European champions. Zinedine Zidane’s side, who are third in the table and 13 points behind leaders Barcelona,…

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