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#Champions League

# champions-league - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

'I used to be one of the people who said VAR is a good idea' - Klopp criticises video call delays
# Too Long
# Too Long

'I used to be one of the people who said VAR is a good idea' - Klopp criticises video call delays

Dec 9th 2020, 11:21 PM 4,035 Views 3 Comments

There were three interruptions in the second half of his side’s draw with Midtjylland.

Aguero scores on injury-return as Man City finish group stage with 3-0 win
# That's A Wrap
# That's A Wrap

Aguero scores on injury-return as Man City finish group stage with 3-0 win

Dec 9th 2020, 11:04 PM 1,851 Views 1 Comment

City’s record goalscorer came off the bench to grab his side’s second goal against Marseille.

Atalanta progress to Champions League knockout stage as runners-up in Liverpool's group
# Onwards
# Onwards

Atalanta progress to Champions League knockout stage as runners-up in Liverpool's group

Dec 9th 2020, 9:06 PM 4,742 Views 2 Comments

Substitute Luis Muriel scored the decisive goal to beat Ajax.

Neymar bags hat-trick as PSG romp to 5-1 win 24 hours after match suspended over racism row
# Restart
# Restart

Neymar bags hat-trick as PSG romp to 5-1 win 24 hours after match suspended over racism row

Dec 9th 2020, 7:56 PM 4,387 Views 4 Comments

The game was halted on Tuesday amid accusations the fourth official had used a racist term.

# champions-league - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Ronaldo outshines Messi as penalty double sees Juventus sinks Barcelona
# Champions League
# Champions League

Ronaldo outshines Messi as penalty double sees Juventus sinks Barcelona

Dec 8th 2020, 10:42 PM 11,976 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Jorginho netted an equalising penalty as Chelsea were held by Krasnodar in a dead rubber.

Man United crash out of Champions League with defeat to RB Leipzig
# Back To The Europa League
# Back To The Europa League

Man United crash out of Champions League with defeat to RB Leipzig

Dec 8th 2020, 10:05 PM 33,324 Views 76 Comments

A late rally couldn’t save United in a 3-2 defeat in Germany.

Lazio end 20-year wait to reach Champions League knock-out rounds
# Last 16 Awaits
# Last 16 Awaits

Lazio end 20-year wait to reach Champions League knock-out rounds

Dec 8th 2020, 8:32 PM 4,134 Views 1 Comment

They survived a dramatic 2-2 draw with Club Brugge to qualify behind Borussia Dortmund.

# champions-league - Monday 7 December, 2020

Manchester United without Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial for Leipzig clash
# At The Wheel
# At The Wheel

Manchester United without Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial for Leipzig clash

Dec 7th 2020, 4:19 PM 6,583 Views 4 Comments

United will qualify if they avoid defeat to the Bundesliga side.

# champions-league - Thursday 3 December, 2020

'About time' - history made as Frappart becomes first female to referee men’s Champions League clash
# Calling The Shots
# Calling The Shots

'About time' - history made as Frappart becomes first female to referee men’s Champions League clash

Dec 3rd 2020, 10:22 AM 4,655 Views 6 Comments

The Frenchwoman broke more boundaries last night.

# champions-league - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

PSG deal a blow to Manchester United's prospects in the Champions League
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

PSG deal a blow to Manchester United's prospects in the Champions League

Dec 2nd 2020, 10:16 PM 35,468 Views 39 Comments

PSG are in the driving seat in Group H, with the French champions, United and RB Leipzig all level on points.

Manchester City react angrily to 'ill-judged outburst' from Porto
# Bad Blood
# Bad Blood

Manchester City react angrily to 'ill-judged outburst' from Porto

Dec 2nd 2020, 8:40 PM 12,069 Views 5 Comments

The Portuguese outfit criticised Pep Guardiola, Fernandinho and Bernardo Silva in an official newsletter.

Leipzig put pressure on United and PSG with last-gasp winner in 7-goal thriller
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Leipzig put pressure on United and PSG with last-gasp winner in 7-goal thriller

Dec 2nd 2020, 8:26 PM 7,098 Views 2 Comments

The German side will qualify for the last 16 if they beat Manchester United at home in their final match.

# champions-league - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Late Bayern penalty leaves Atletico with work to do, Lukaku double keeps Inter hopes alive
# Wrap
# Wrap

Late Bayern penalty leaves Atletico with work to do, Lukaku double keeps Inter hopes alive

Dec 1st 2020, 11:20 PM 3,458 Views 0 Comments

It was a dramatic night across the Champions League group stages.

'My phone has been hopping' - Kelleher hails Champions League debut for Liverpool
# Dream Night
# Dream Night

'My phone has been hopping' - Kelleher hails Champions League debut for Liverpool

Dec 1st 2020, 10:58 PM 16,303 Views 8 Comments

Jurgen Klopp also explained the Irish goalkeeper’s selection ahead of Adrian for a key meeting with Ajax.

Real Madrid lose again to Shakhtar, leaving Champions League hopes on the brink
# In Trouble
# In Trouble

Real Madrid lose again to Shakhtar, leaving Champions League hopes on the brink

Dec 1st 2020, 8:24 PM 5,071 Views 2 Comments

Zidane’s side were beaten 2-0 in Kiev.

# champions-league - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp refuses to make excuses for shock defeat to Atalanta
# Selection Gamble
# Selection Gamble

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp refuses to make excuses for shock defeat to Atalanta

Nov 26th 2020, 8:33 AM 5,974 Views 3 Comments

Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens netted for the Italian side.

# champions-league - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt
# Wrap
# Wrap

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt

Nov 25th 2020, 10:58 PM 4,852 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Real Madrid go back on track with a win over 10-man Inter and Marseille slumped to a record 13th straight Champions League defeat.

Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield
# Unexpected
# Unexpected

Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield

Nov 25th 2020, 10:16 PM 41,061 Views 55 Comments

The Reds were beaten at home by an Atalanta side they defeated 5-0 in Italy three weeks ago.

Manchester City maintain 100% record to advance to Champions League last 16
# Goal Shy
# Goal Shy

Manchester City maintain 100% record to advance to Champions League last 16

Nov 25th 2020, 8:27 PM 4,521 Views 1 Comment

A one-goal margin of victory was scant reward for the visitors’ dominance, even with a heavily-rotated side.

# champions-league - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Haaland breaks another Champions League record as Dortmund close in on last-16 spot
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Haaland breaks another Champions League record as Dortmund close in on last-16 spot

Nov 24th 2020, 10:44 PM 9,387 Views 5 Comments

Lazio were also in action this evening as they defeated Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Barcelona clinch 4-0 victory to power through to Champions League last-16
# Wrap
# Wrap

Barcelona clinch 4-0 victory to power through to Champions League last-16

Nov 24th 2020, 10:13 PM 6,594 Views 0 Comments

Juventus also progressed to the knockout stages after defeating Ferencváros.

# champions-league - Sunday 22 November, 2020

A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of
# Interview
# Interview

A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of

Nov 22nd 2020, 10:00 AM 59,557 Views 9 Comments

‘It’s phenomenal to look back at the kind of world superstars you were in a dressing room with.’

# champions-league - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'Peamount were excellent' - Glasgow hail Irish champions after their Champions League heartbreak
# Brave But Beaten
# Brave But Beaten

'Peamount were excellent' - Glasgow hail Irish champions after their Champions League heartbreak

Nov 5th 2020, 9:57 AM 6,196 Views 1 Comment

The Scottish powerhouse prevailed last night after a penalty shootout across the water.

# champions-league - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Solskjaer quiet over his future after 'unforgivable' defending costs United
# Reaction
# Reaction

Solskjaer quiet over his future after 'unforgivable' defending costs United

Nov 4th 2020, 11:03 PM 12,296 Views 12 Comments

‘You don’t really see those goals at this level,’ the Manchester United boss said of Demba Ba’s opener.

Chelsea march on, Barca seal nervy win and PSG fall to Leipzig on another eventful Champions League night
# Wrap
# Wrap

Chelsea march on, Barca seal nervy win and PSG fall to Leipzig on another eventful Champions League night

Nov 4th 2020, 10:49 PM 5,857 Views 0 Comments

Juventus and Dortmund also won their group stage clashes.

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock
# So Close But Yet...
# So Close But Yet...

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock

Nov 4th 2020, 9:55 PM 6,021 Views 1 Comment

A cruel finish after James O’Callaghan’s side pushed Scottish giants Glasgow City all the way.

Manchester United's defensive frailties badly exposed in Istanbul defeat
# Turkish Delight
# Turkish Delight

Manchester United's defensive frailties badly exposed in Istanbul defeat

Nov 4th 2020, 8:00 PM 43,101 Views 58 Comments

Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba opened the scoring as the Red Devils dropped points for the first time.

Family club Peamount all set to take Champions League stage
# Representing
# Representing

Family club Peamount all set to take Champions League stage

Nov 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 14,640 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s representatives in Europe face Scottish powerhouse Glasgow City across the water tonight.

Champions League showdown the perfect audition to boost international aspirations
# Peas
# Peas

Champions League showdown the perfect audition to boost international aspirations

Nov 4th 2020, 7:30 AM 2,023 Views 0 Comments

Eleanor Ryan Doyle is one of many Peamount players hoping to grab the opportunity with both hands.

# champions-league - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Jesus scores on injury return as Man City cruise into Champions League last-16
# Next Stage
# Next Stage

Jesus scores on injury return as Man City cruise into Champions League last-16

Nov 3rd 2020, 10:44 PM 4,412 Views 0 Comments

The Premier League outfit came through with a 3-0 win against Olympiakos.

Jota hat-trick helps five-star Liverpool to maintain winning Champions League form
# Emphatic
# Emphatic

Jota hat-trick helps five-star Liverpool to maintain winning Champions League form

Nov 3rd 2020, 10:15 PM 29,263 Views 23 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side scored a 5-0 win over Atalanta in Group D.

# champions-league - Monday 2 November, 2020

From one Euro blow to another Euro dream: O'Gorman relishing big Champions League challenge
# No Fear
# No Fear

From one Euro blow to another Euro dream: O'Gorman relishing big Champions League challenge

Nov 2nd 2020, 1:13 PM 3,929 Views 0 Comments

Peamount United captain Áine O’Gorman leads her side out against all-conquering Scottish kingpins Glasgow City on Wednesday.

# champions-league - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Morata has three goals ruled out as Barca inflict first defeat of Pirlo's Juve reign
# Turin Breaks
# Turin Breaks

Morata has three goals ruled out as Barca inflict first defeat of Pirlo's Juve reign

Oct 28th 2020, 10:57 PM 7,972 Views 2 Comments

Lionel Messi starred in Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence.

Chelsea ease to victory in Russia while PSG get off the mark thanks to Everton loanee's double
# Early Action
# Early Action

Chelsea ease to victory in Russia while PSG get off the mark thanks to Everton loanee's double

Oct 28th 2020, 8:31 PM 6,995 Views 2 Comments

The win for Paris Saint-Germain was tempered by an injury to Neymar, who limped off in the first half.

# champions-league - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Liverpool sweating over Fabinho's potential hamstring issue following early withdrawal
# More Of It
# More Of It

Liverpool sweating over Fabinho's potential hamstring issue following early withdrawal

Oct 27th 2020, 11:43 PM 7,544 Views 5 Comments

The 27-year-old midfielder came off after 29 minutes, but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp confirmed Jordan Henderson’s half-time substitution was planned.

Atalanta claw back two-goal deficit but fall behind group leaders Liverpool
# CL Homecoming
# CL Homecoming

Atalanta claw back two-goal deficit but fall behind group leaders Liverpool

Oct 27th 2020, 11:03 PM 5,738 Views 0 Comments

Duvan Zapata scored twice to prevent visitors Ajax from taking all three points in Bergamo.

Last-gasp leveller spares Real Madrid from second successive group defeat
# From Two Down
# From Two Down

Last-gasp leveller spares Real Madrid from second successive group defeat

Oct 27th 2020, 10:45 PM 5,248 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish champions found themselves 2-0 down to Borussia Monchengladbach but salvaged an unlikely point deep into stoppage time.

Double from Portuguese prodigy inspires crucial comeback win for Atletico
# Joao We're Suckin' Diesel
# Joao We're Suckin' Diesel

Double from Portuguese prodigy inspires crucial comeback win for Atletico

Oct 27th 2020, 10:35 PM 5,394 Views 2 Comments

A dramatic double from Joao Felix salvaged a 3-2 win for the hosts, who were 2-1 down before his intervention.

# champions-league - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Bayern winger on the double to help holders crush Atletico while Lukaku brace rescues Inter draw
# Wrap
# Wrap

Bayern winger on the double to help holders crush Atletico while Lukaku brace rescues Inter draw

Oct 21st 2020, 11:08 PM 5,896 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, there were wins for Atalanta and Olympiakos.

Manchester City forced to come from behind to ensure winning start
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Manchester City forced to come from behind to ensure winning start

Oct 21st 2020, 10:40 PM 5,156 Views 3 Comments

City recovered against Porto thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero, Ilkay Gundogan and Ferran Torres.

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