Browsing Uefa Champions League

The 8 Teams in the 2014 Champions League Quarterfinals

Posted on 20 Mar, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

The final 8 of the Champoins League consists of three teams from Spain (Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid), two teams from England (Manchester United and Chelsea), two teams from Germany (Defending champions Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund) and one team from France, Paris Saint-Germain. More

Ranking the Favorites to Win the Champions Leauge

Posted on 17 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

The round of 16 draw to the Champions League gave us an even clearer indication regarding the favorites to win the competition: Above all stand Bayern Munich, once again playing Arsenal, while Real Madrid, scorching hot in the group stage, got a very easy draw in the form of Schalke, making the two look in better position than anyone else to reach the final this season. More

Champions League Qualifying Scenarios

Posted on 10 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

The final matchday of the 2013-2014 Champions League brings with it the complications of the qualifying scenarios as teams fight out for the final spots available. The most interesting test case is in the group of death with Arsenal, Napoli and Dortmund. The Gunners have a slight edge, but it won’t be surprising to see all three teams finishing with the same amount of points, making it about a mini-league table of head to heads and goal differences. More

Champions League – Week 6 Predictions (Groups A – D)

Posted on 10 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s decision time in the Champions League group stage, although most already have at least on qualifying team. Most of the interest will go to Group B, where Juventus will play against Galatasaray, in a match that sends the winner to join Real Madrid in the knockout stage, having to play against FC Copenhagen in Denmark. More

Bayern Munich – Setting New Record for Consecutive Champions League Wins

Posted on 28 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

Are Bayern Munich the best team in Champions League history? Their dominant run last season in both the Bundesliga and Europe’s elite competition, ending with the lifting of the trophy for the first time in 12 years, certainly hints to that, but maybe it’s their streak of 10 consecutive wins in the competition, something no other team has done before, is an indication to this side’s greatness. More

Champions League – Week 5 Predictions (Groups A – D)

Posted on 27 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

A big match for Manchester United travelling to Bayer Leverkusen, that might complicate things in their group even further. Juventus are in a must-win situation at home against FC Copenhagen, hoping the result from the Santiago Bernabeu, where Real Madrid host Galatasaray, will be pleasing to hear as well. More

Champions League – Week 5 Predictions (Groups E – H)

Posted on 26 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

The return of the Champions League puts the focus on two groups: The group of death, where Arsenal should have no problem at home against Marseille and Dortmund try to get over their league slump against a similarly dropping club like Napoli. In the ‘vintage’ group, Barcelona and Ajax should put on quite an interesting show, while Milan will try to get something out of their tough away trip to Glasgow, facing Celtic. More

Champions League – Week 4 Predictions (Groups E – H)

Posted on 6 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

While in most groups things are quite clear, the “group of death” offers us three teams with the same amount of points. Borussia Dortmund host Arsenal in what is the best this week has to offer, while Napoli should have less of a challenge in their match against Marseille. More

Champions League – Week 4 Predictions (Groups A – D)

Posted on 5 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

The Champions League returns with Juventus hosting Real Madrid drawing most of the attention, in what has become almost a must win for the Italian champions. Manchester United playing in Real Sociedad is an opportunity to see if the league success in recent matches is sustainable to European clashes as well. More

The Champions League Four Goals Club

Posted on 23 Oct, 2013, by in Featured

The nine players that have scored four goals or more in a Champions League match: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marco Van Basten, Simone Inzaghi, Dado Prso, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Andriy Shevchenko, Lionel Messi, Bafetimbi Gomis and Robert Lewandowski. More