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# uefa-champions-league - Today’s News

‘People who live around you suffer with you’ – Wenger on coping with Arsenal defeats

The 65-year-old revealed he is tough on himself when the Gunners slip to defeat, often staying in “quarantine” in his house for days

# uefa-champions-league - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Is it premature to call Lionel Messi the greatest ever?

Ahead of tonight’s Clasico, we assess the footballer everyone’s talking about at the moment.

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 20 March, 2015

Real Madrid have been drawn with their bogey team in the Champions League quarters

Meanwhile, the draw for the Europa League quarter-finals has also been made.

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 19 March, 2015

‘They need major surgery’ – Redknapp & Carragher lay into Manchester City after Champions League exit

The Premier League champions were knocked out of the Champions League 3-1 on aggregate by Barcelona.

When is the Champions League quarter-final draw?

We’re down to the business end of the European season.

Do you agree with our Champions League team of the fortnight?

We pick the standout players from all the round-of-16 second-leg matches

Power ranking the teams most likely to win the Champions League

Find out where Real Madrid, PSG and Porto, among others, feature on our list

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Messi provides masterclass but finds Hart at his best as Barca send Man City out

Ivan Rakitic scored to hand the Catalan giants a 1-0 win with Sergio Aguero missing a penalty for the visitors.

Brilliant Tevez double blasts Juve past Dortmund and into the last 8

The Argentine striker scored a brace as the Italian champions won out 3-0 at the Westfalenstadion.

‘George Hamilton’ and ‘Sanchez’ are trending higher than ‘Messi’ and the reason is brilliant

Messi’s assist tonight was so perfect it turned Pep Guardiola into a Barca fan again

Ivan Rakitic put the home side in front but it was created by a bit of Messi magic.

Lars and the real goal: whatever happened to Dortmund hero Ricken?

20 years old when he scored that glorious goal in the 1997 Champions League final, what came next?

Manuel Pellegrini: ‘I don’t think my job is in danger’

Manchester City have a mountain to climb against Barcelona in the Champions League later tonight.

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As it happened: Barcelona v Man City, Champions League

Manuel Pellegrini’s men trailed the Catalan giants 2-1 going into this evening’s last-16 second leg.

5 Champions League miracles City can take inspiration from ahead of tonight’s clash

The Premier League side face Barca tonight, with few people expected them to progress.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Fernando Torres penalty seals Atletico’s place in Champions League quarter-finals

Mario Suarez’ deflected first-half effort for Atletico secured the hosts a 1-0 win on the night and levelled the tie on aggregate.

Despite a spirited showing, Arsenal fall short in quest to reach quarter-finals

The Gunners beat Monaco 2-0 but it wasn’t enough to prevent elimination on away goals.

As it happened: Monaco v Arsenal, Champions League

We were at the Stade Louis II to see if Arsenal could stage a football miracle.

Bono looked unimpressed as Arsenal exited the Champions League tonight

The Gunners went 2-0 up on the night, but the Ligue 1 side still won on away goals.

4 talking points ahead of this week’s Champions League games

Manchester City and Arsenal will have to make up for first leg defeats if they are to remain in this year’s competition.

‘Monaco is soulless and vapid — but their team isn’t’

A visit to to the area left Tommy Martin unimpressed — but don’t hold that against Arsenal’s Champions League opponents.

# uefa-champions-league - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Are there parallels between Chelsea now and the 2000 United side?

A European exit turned out to be a watershed moment for the ex-United boss.

Jose Mourinho: ‘You think I care about some bullshit I read? I’m above all of this’

The Chelsea manager has been rattled by the criticism of his team in the last few days.

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 12 March, 2015

British press unimpressed by Mourinho’s ‘toxic’ Chelsea

“We’re supposed to be the richest league in the world with some of the best players,” Jamie Carragher said. “We are miles away and we’re getting kidded.”

3 talking points from last night’s epic Champions League clash

Bjorn Kuipers had a game to forget while PSG have finally arrived.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

10-man PSG stun Chelsea to book Champions League quarter-final place

Thiago Silva was the extra-time hero as the French side went through on away goals.

Bayern hit Shakhtar for 7 after controversial early red card

The fastest sending-off in Champions League history for the Ukrainian side.

As it happened: Chelsea v Paris St-Germain, Champions League

We were at Stamford Bridge for what proved an absolute thriller between the sides.

Jose Mourinho trolls ‘most aggressive’ opponent PSG ahead of Champions League clash

Chelsea boss unhappy with treatment of Eden Hazard in first leg of the knock-out tie.

Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope

The Ukrainian side held Bayern Munich to a scoreless draw in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie.

Chelsea can’t buy me with ticket, says racism victim

The man denied access to the Paris Metro by a group of the club’s fans would never consider attending their clash with PSG.

‘I won’t speak to the press again this season’ – Ronaldo angry after Schalke scare

The star was caught on camera by Canal Plus telling team-mate Karim Benzema “this is embarrassing”.

‘I do what makes me happy’ – Fabregas plays down casino visit with Messi

The Spaniard was pictured at an exclusive Mayfair venue along with the Argentina superstar and their partners.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Another record for Ronaldo but Real Madrid just about survive a huge scare against Schalke

The Spanish side lost 4-3 on the night but won out 5-4 on aggregate.

Casemiro drills home the goal of the night as Porto ease past Basel

Casemiro drills home the goal of the night as Porto ease past Basel

The Portuguese side dominated proceedings from the off and won 4-0 on home soil.

5 talking points ahead of this week’s Champions League action

We assess Chelsea versus PSG and other big games set to take place this week.

# uefa-champions-league - Monday 9 March, 2015

Rich, thick and out of Europe – Why English clubs need to get smart

As the Champions League resumes, Tommy Martin wonders if the Premier League’s dreadful performance in this season’s knockouts suggests they have forgotten what is needed in European football.

# uefa-champions-league - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Van Gaal: Top four more important than FA Cup success

The Dutchman says securing Champions League football for next season remains his primary goal.

David Luiz on Jose Mourinho: ‘He is special for you, not for me’

The former Chelsea defender swapped London for Paris St-Germain last summer and the teams meet again at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

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