Manchester United survive tricky test

The records will show that Manchester United won a game they were expected to win in the Stade de Suisse but manager Jose Mourinho has every right to feel more satisfaction. His team overcame a hard, artificial turf pitch and 32,000 Young Boys fans determined to create a din on their

Which teams are in which Champions League pot?

After PSV , Red Star and Benfica won their qualifiers, the Champions League play-offs are over and everything is already decided for the draw for the group stage scheduled for today in Monaco . With the help of Kaka , the special guest to participate in the ceremony, the 32 clubs

The top 50 Champions League final stats

T​he whole world will be watching the Champions League final this Saturday, and that includes all of the footballing statisticians, who'll be keen to see what new pieces of information the match comes up with. Already there is a fascinating wealth of data about the history of the Champions League, and

Olivier Giroud keeps Blues’ top-four hopes alive

Olivier Giroud scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea kept their top-four hopes alive with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool at Stamford Bridge. The Frenchman's flicked header just after the half-hour mark was enough to see off a Liverpool side who appeared jaded following their midweek Champions League exploits. Liverpool

Liverpool move on to reach eighth European Cup final

Georginio Wijnaldum scored his first away goal for three years to help Liverpool secure their eighth Champions League final appearance with a 7-6 aggregate semifinal victory against AS Roma. Wijnaldum, whose last goal away from home came in PSV Eindhoven's colours in May 2015, banished any fears of a Roma fightback

Bayern Vs Real- A high-voltage rivalry

There aren't many international rivalries in club football, given how infrequently teams from separate countries meet each other, but Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid is the most frequently played fixture in Champions League history and there has been plenty of bad blood between the two clubs over the years. Their first

I want to beat Roma despite friendships- Salah

Mohamed Salah insists old allegiances with Roma will not get in the way of his and Liverpool's desire to reach the Champions League final. Salah will be reunited with Roma, where he spent two seasons as a player before joining Liverpool in the summer, on Tuesday for the first leg of