Zinedine Zidane felt Real Madrid produced their most complete performance of the season as they claimed a crucial 2-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach . Needing a victory to guarantee their place in the Champions League last 16, Madrid delivered at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, with Karim Benzema heading in the goals in the first half. Benzema, […]

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel applauded Neymar for turning down the chance to complete his hat-trick from the penalty spot against Istanbul Basaksehir, with the Brazilian instead giving Kylian Mbappe the chance to end his Champions League scoring drought. Neymar had already scored twice against the Turkish side when PSG were awarded a […]

Asisat Oshoala has scored her first goal in the Uefa Women’s Champions League this year, ending her 295 minutes drought in the competition for Barcelona. The Nigeria international had netted just twice in the European competition since joining Barcelona in February 2019, with her first being the history-making consolation goal in a 4-1 final loss to Lyon. She last […]

Mohamed Salah is aiming to “make the gap bigger” between himself and Steven Gerrard after the Egyptian overtook the Liverpool legend as the Reds’ Champions League record goalscorer. Salah netted his 22nd goal in the competition – excluding qualifiers – for Liverpool in the opening minute of Wednesday’s clash with Midtjylland. It saw him surpass Gerrard’s record of […]

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel insisted the French giants have not achieved anything after boosting their Champions League qualification hopes by defeating Manchester United 3-1. A Neymar brace and Marquinhos’ goal placed United’s last-16 progression on hold, while putting last season’s runners-up PSG in control of their own destiny heading into the sixth […]

Andrea Pirlo says Alvaro Morata is playing “free of pressure” after another impressive display from the on-loan striker in the Champions League on Wednesday. Morata, who returned to Juve on a temporary basis from Atletico Madrid in September, took his tally in this season’s competition to six goals with the third in the Bianconeri’s 3-0 win over Dynamo […]

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has insisted that he will not resign, despite another poor performance from his side in a 2-0 defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk. Madrid’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League last 16 are now in doubt after the match in Kiev, with second-half strikes from substitutes Dentinho and Manor Solomon giving […]

Marco Verratti has described Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League clash with Manchester United as a “final”, warning his team-mates they can have “no excuses” come full-time. Last year’s beaten finalists travel to Old Trafford on Wednesday having picked up just six points from their four Group H games. That leaves them level with RB Leipzig and three points behind […]

Thomas Tuchel insists Edinson Cavani has nothing to prove against Paris Saint-Germain, and that he’s well aware of the threat the “reliable” Manchester United striker will pose his team. PSG travel to Old Trafford to face Group H leaders United in Manchester on Wednesday, with all eyes on star centre-forward Cavani. Cavani joined […]

Luis Suarez could be a late addition to the Atletico Madrid squad for the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich despite returning another positive coronavirus test. The Uruguay international has missed Atletico’s last three matches, including a reunion with former club Barcelona, after contracting COVID-19 while away with his country. Despite Suarez not featuring on the 22-man squad list […]