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Champions League return a statement for Liverpool – Klopp

Added: 23.08.2017 1:21 | 4 views | 0 comments

Jurgen Klopp is not feeling the pressure as he stands on the brink of leading Liverpool back into the Champions League - an achievement the German feels would send out a significant message. The five-time European champions have not featured in the competition since the 2014-15 campaign under Brendan Rodgers, when they finished third in ...]


Champions League Review: Callejon and Insigne secure Napoli´s place at the expense of Nice

Added: 22.08.2017 23:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

Napoli secured a return to the Champions League group stages as Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne's second-half goals earned a 2-0 win at Nice for a 4-0 aggregate triumph. Nice had it all to do if they were to qualify for the competition proper for the first time since 1959-60 but in truth they were ...]


Brendan Rodgers on his nervous night in the Champions League

Added: 22.08.2017 23:02 | 11 views | 0 comments

Brendan Rodgers admits he endured another night of Champions League qualification worry after Celtic progressed into the group stage despite a 4-3 defeat in Astana.


Nice 0 – 2 Napoli: Dominant Performance Pushes Napoli Into UEFA Champions League’s Group Stage

Added: 22.08.2017 21:39 | 6 views | 0 comments

Napoli had one foot in the UEFA Champions League group stage after winning the first leg of their playoff tie against Nice 2-0 at home. But the Serie A giants needed to close the deal in France, something they clinched with little-to-no worries thanks to a dominant performance on both sides of the ball. Two ...]


AFC Champions League Review: Hulk stars in Guangzhou thrashing, Persepolis fight back against Al-Ahl

Added: 22.08.2017 20:47 | 3 views | 0 comments

Shanghai SIPG hammered Chinese Super League rivals Guangzhou Evergrande 4-0 in the first leg of the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, while Persepolis came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at home to Al-Ahli. Hulk starred with a goal and two assists in Shanghai's rout of Guangzhou, who struggled without their star man Paulinho following the ...]


Mixed emotions for Rodgers and Brown as Celtic advance after ´game of basketball´

Added: 22.08.2017 20:37 | 2 views | 0 comments

Brendan Rodgers and Scott Brown were relieved and disappointed in equal measure as Celtic progressed to the Champions League group stage despite defeat at Astana. Celtic had thumped their opponents 5-0 in the opening leg last week but found themselves 4-1 down with just over 20 minutes remaining in Kazakhstan as the hosts went in search of the three more goals ...]


Matuidi dreaming of Champions League glory at Juventus

Added: 22.08.2017 20:11 | 5 views | 0 comments

Blaise Matuidi is dreaming of winning the Champions League for the first time in his career after joining Juventus in a €20million deal. The France international won four Ligue 1 titles and a trio of Coupe de France medals during a trophy-laden spell at Paris Saint-Germain. But the Champions League has eluded the midfielder, just as it ...]


Astana 4 Celtic 3 (4-8 agg): Rodgers´ men weather second-half storm to reach Champions League group

Added: 22.08.2017 20:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

Celtic survived a storming second-half comeback from Astana to reach the group stages of the Champions League despite a 4-3 defeat in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Brendan Rodgers' side had needed a stoppage-time penalty from Moussa Dembele to defeat the same opponents in the third qualifying round last year, but a repeat of such a nervy ...]


Celtic through to Champions League group stage after scare

Added: 22.08.2017 18:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Celtic complete an 8-4 aggregate win over Astana to reach the Champions League group stage, despite losing in Kazakhstan.


Hoffenheim play better football than Liverpool – Demirbay

Added: 22.08.2017 12:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

Hoffenheim midfielder Kerem Demirbay has turned up the heat on Liverpool ahead of Wednesday's Champions League play-off clash by claiming his side play much better football. Liverpool claimed a valuable 2-1 first-leg win in Germany to put them in pole position to progress to the group stage ahead of the return fixture at Anfield on ...]


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