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Ranking the Champions League Teams Since 2004

Posted on 5 Jun, 2017, by in Soccer

The end of the 2016-2017 Champions League season is a good opportunity to rank the clubs based on their performances in the competition since the most recent format change to the group & knockout stages. The top 11 clubs, which we focus on, include four English teams (Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool & Manchester United), three Italian teams (AC Milan, Inter, Juventus), two Spanish clubs (Barcelona & Real Madrid), one from Germany (Bayern Munich) and one from Portugal (Porto). More

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Teams of the 2017 Champions League Semi-Finals

Posted on 19 Apr, 2017, by in Soccer

The 2017 UEFA Champions League semifinalists are set, with 10-time champions Real Madrid, rivals Atletico Madrid, 2-time champions Juventus and the young and surprising Monaco filling the spots of the … More

Barcelona Losing to Manchester City in the Champions League Group Stage is Meaningless

Posted on 2 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

So Barcelona lost 3-1 to Manchester City in a Champions League group stage match. Maybe it’s surprising, and it might be a big result for Pep Guardiola’s club, but in the big picture, it’s meaningless. More

Champions League Finalists No Longer in the Top Flight

Posted on 28 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

Since the inception of the European Cup, later turning into the Champions League, 39 clubs have appeared in at least one final. Four of these clubs are no longer in their country’s top flight: More

Teams & Groups of the 2016-2017 Champions League

Posted on 25 Aug, 2016, by in Soccer

In the group stage of the 2016-2017 Champions League, there will be 4 teams from England (Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham, Leicester), Spain (Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Sevilla) Germany (Bayern, Leverkusen, Dortmund, Monchengladbach), 3 teams from France (PSG, Monaco, Lyon), Portugal (Benfica, Sporting, Porto), 2 from Italy (Juventus, Napoli), Russia (Rostov, CSKA) and 1 from Switzerland (Basel), Bulgaria (Ludogorets), Ukraine (Dynamo Kyiv), Turkey (Besiktas), Scotland (Celtic), Netherlands (PSV), Poland (Legia Warsaw), Belgium (Club Brugge), Denmark (FC Copenhagen) and Croatia (Dinamo Zagreb). More

Champions League Final – Real Madrid Beat Atletico Madrid in a Penalty Shootout

Posted on 28 May, 2016, by in Soccer

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw at the end of 120 minutes, claiming the 2016 Champions League final, the club’s 11th time as winners of the competition, more than any other club in Europe. More

Teams With the Most Champions League Finals

Posted on 5 May, 2016, by in Featured

The European Cup has been around since 1955, but the Champions League brand only came to be in the 1992-1993 season, with a group stage introduced for the first time. Since then, no club has been able to repeat as champions. Six teams have been to four finals or more, winning at least one time: Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and AC Milan. More

Real Madrid Pull Through, Atletico Madrid Eagerly Waiting, Champions League Final All-Spain Again

Posted on 5 May, 2016, by in Soccer

With Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid both squeaking by, the 2016 UEFA Champions League final is set: A Rematch of the one from two years ago. A Madrid derby, with both teams also busy trying to win a championship in Spain. More

Champions League – Knockout Stage Predictions (PSG vs Chelsea, Benfica vs Zenit)

Posted on 16 Feb, 2016, by in Soccer

The UEFA Champions League returns after it’s way too long winter break, with PSG hosting Chelsea standing at the center of the first knockout stage night, while Benfica will try to give themselves an advantage while hosting Zenit. More

16 Teams in the Champions League Knockout Stage

Posted on 9 Dec, 2015, by in Soccer

The 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League group stage is complete, setting us with a knockout stage with 16 teams: Three from Spain (Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid), three from England (Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City), two from Italy (Juventus, Roma), two from Germany (Bayern Munich, Wolfsburg), one from Portugal (Benfica), one from France (PSG), one from the Netherlands (PSV), one from Russia (Zenit), one from Ukraine (Dynamo Kyiv) and one from Belgium (Gent). More