Tag Archives: UEFA Champions League

Ghana watch: Partey, Afull on target for respective clubs

(Image credit: Alena Schuckmann / Columbus Crew SC)

Black Stars duo, Thomas Partey and Harrison Afful, enjoyed their Tuesday evenings for the respective teams in Europe and the United States. Partey featured in Atletico Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Qarabag in the UEFA Champions League and fired home the Spanish side’s equaliser on the night in the 56th minute. He was assisted by Antoine Griezmann and he duly struck ...

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UCL: AS Roma beat Chelsea in Italy

Chelsea conceded three of the six shots on target they faced (Image credit: Reuters)

Chelsea became the first English team to lose a Champions League game this season as they were well beaten by a clinical Roma. The Blues would have progressed with a victory, but trailed within 39 seconds when Edin Dzeko flicked Aleksandar Kolarov’s cross down to Stephan El Shaarawy, who smashed home from 25 yards. Alvaro Morata missed a huge chance ...

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UCL: Man United go past Benfica

Daley Blind scored his first Manchester United goal since Boxing Day 2016 (Image credit: Reuters)

Manchester United are on the verge of reaching the Champions League knockout stage for the first time in four years after beating Benfica. The Red Devils, who qualified by winning last season’s Europa League, have won all four of their Group A matches and need just a point from their remaining two games to progress. “We have not qualified yet? ...

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UCL Wrap: Barcelona, Paris and United make it three from three

Neymar was among the scorers for Paris
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Barcelona – with the help of Lionel Messi’s 100th European goal – Manchester United and Paris all maintained perfect records, while Chelsea and Roma drew 3-3 in London. Group A Benfica 0-1 Manchester United Aged just 18 years and 52 days, Benfica’s Mile Svilar replaced Iker Casillas as the youngest keeper in UEFA Champions League history. He was beaten just ...

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Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal thriller against Roma

Eden Hazard's goals were his first for Chelsea this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Eden Hazard rescued Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Champions League group stage after a dominant Roma had fought back from two goals down to lead in a pulsating game at Stamford Bridge. Hazard scored in each half, heading in to level from Pedro’s cross with 15 minutes to go to keep the Blues top of Group C. The Belgium forward ...

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“Spurs can handle high level after Real draw”- Harry Kane

Tottenham scored their first goal against Real Madrid after failing to score in their previous four meetings (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur showed they “can handle” playing at the highest level, striker Harry Kane said after his team took a big stride towards the Champions League knockout phase with a point at Real Madrid. Spurs made the 12-time European champions fight back for a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu on Tuesday. The Premier League side led when Kane’s clever run ...

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Cavani & Neymar lead PSG to beat Bayern Munich

Edinson Cavani scored in his sixth consecutive Champions League game (Image credit: AFP)

Paris St-Germain outgunned Bayern Munich in a heavyweight Champions League showdown to go three points clear at the top of Group B. Dani Alves fired the hosts into the lead after just 84 seconds following a great run and pass by Neymar. Alphonse Areola produced a flying save to deny Javi Martinez an equaliser before PSG sealed the points. Edinson ...

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Man United put four past CKSA Moscow

Lukaku has now scored 10 goals in nine games for Manchester United (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side are “almost” in the Champions League knockout stages after thrashing CSKA Moscow in Russia. Romelu Lukaku scored twice, Anthony Martial netted a penalty and Henrikh Mkhitaryan hit the fourth as the Red Devils maintained their 100% record in Group A. The Old Trafford side had won just one of their previous 10 ...

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Batshuayi gives Chelsea last-gasp win at Atletico Madrid

Michy Batshuayi's goal was his second in the Champions League this season (Image credit: Reuters)

Michy Batshuayi scored a 94th-minute winner as Chelsea snatched a dramatic victory against Atletico Madrid to maintain their 100% start in Champions League Group C. Substitute Batshuayi tapped home from close range with the last kick of the game from Marcos Alonso’s cross. The Blues fell behind to a 40th-minute Antoine Griezmann penalty despite having the better of the first ...

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