Cristiano Ronaldo is one goal shy of tying Raul in the all-time UEFA Champions League scorers list after netting the game's first goal.
Real Madrid seem to be ready for El Clasico this Saturday. Los Blancos earned their first win at Anfield Road led by Karim Benzema's brace and Cristiano Ronaldo's first ever goal at Liverpool's stadium.
Liverpool started with a bang, making Real Madrid fall back to their goal, but were not able to reflect their dominant game on the scoreboard. After 23 minutes, James Rodriguez lobbed a... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian superstar also shared his thoughts about Luis Suarez's possible debut against their arch-rivals on Saturday.
Lionel Messi does not care about the goal scoring record for La Liga, or at least that's what he said yesterday. After their UCL match against Ajax, "La Pulga" spoke about the upcoming Clasico against Real Madrid and several subjects surrounding the most anticipated match in La Liga, at least this semester.
"I'm not worried about the record, it is the least important thing that... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the former Real Madrid player evaded one million euros between the years 2005 and 2010.
Former Inter Milan and Real Madrid defender Fabio Cannavaro is being investigated for tax evasion in his hometown. The 2006 World Cup winner with Italy had tax authorities from the city of Naples seizing goods totalling up to one million euros, according to reports.
Cannavaro and his wife are being linked to an investigation regarding a luxury yacht company, which has been accused of evading... Read the rest of the article »
The current CONCACAF Champions League holders, who will participate in this year's Club World Cup, ended their run in this tournament losing their temper.
Mexican side Cruz Azul showed how frustrated they were after being eliminated in the first round of the CONCACAF Champions League. In a shameful show, the current tournament champions ended their reign with a fight against Costa Rican side Alajuelense.
During the match played in the Central American country, Alajuelense took the lead just two minutes after the match started. Six minutes later... Read the rest of the article »
Champions League fans will be greeted with what promises to be an exciting fixture as Liverpool vs Real Madrid goes live on Wednesday at Anfield.
Los Blancos have scored five goals apiece in their last two matches and will be hoping to continue the goal frenzy when they face a Liverpool side which has been struggling this season.
After a successful campaign last time out which saw them clinching a place in Europe's elite competition the Reds have failed to keep the momentum going. After eight games Rodger's men are placed fifth in the... Read the rest of the article »
Anderlecht vs Arsenal live streaming info and TV listings are available here. Watch this UEFA Champions League match in your country online/on TV, on October 22, 2014.
The 2014/15 season has not gone according to plan for Arsenal. From a domestic and international standpoint, it's been quite a struggle for Arsene Wenger's men, but they travel to Belgium today to take on an Anderlecht side who consider themselves the underdogs, but are out to prove a point.
A defeat on matchday one against Borussia Dortmund in Germany had Arsenal fans concerned, but the Gunners... Read the rest of the article »
Wednesday's Champions League tie at Anfield hands the Portuguese ace the chance of beating Lionel Messi to the Real Madrid legend's all-time record of 71 goals
Cristiano Ronaldo knows that when he rolls up at Liverpool, he will be given the opportunity of forever etching his name into the UEFA Champions League history books.
Real Madrid are set to face last season's English Premier League runners-up on Wednesday, at Anfield, as Los Blancos look to record their third consecutive win in the group-stage.
The 10-time champions return to the field... Read the rest of the article »
Galatasaray vs Borussia Dortmund live streaming info and TV listings are available here. Watch this UEFA Champions League match in your country online/on TV, on October 22, 2014.
Borussia Dortmund has endured what can only be described a "nightmare start" to this season in the Bundesliga. They are continuing to make waves in the Champions League despite suffering defeats in the league. This time, it was FC Köln which put them to the sword. Dortmund gave up two goals in the match and could only reply once. Had any other man aside from Jürgen... Read the rest of the article »
League leaders Chelsea visit sixth-place Manchester United this Sunday, at noon ET on NBC.
Arlo White & Lee Dixon Have the Call from Old Trafford; Graeme Le Saux & Gary Lineker in On-Site Studio; Fourth-Place West Ham United v. Second-Place Manchester City Saturday at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN; Swansea City v. Leicester City Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC; THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN; All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
Two Premier League... Read the rest of the article »
The Barcelona star drew level with the Real Madrid ace's Champions League goalscoring tally in the 3-1 win over Ajax, and now aims at beating Raul's all-time record
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has drawn level with Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo in the race to become the greatest ever goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history.
The 27-year-old took his tally to 69 goals in European football's most coveted tournament after scoring in the Catalan giants clash with Eredivisie champions Ajax, a match which ended 3-1 in favor of Luis Enrique's side.
Messi... Read the rest of the article »
However, a striker crisis might scupper any chances of the Blues grabbing all three points at Old Trafford, on Sunday
Chelsea fans are on cloud nine ahead of Sunday's thrilling English Premier League encounter with 20-time champions Manchester United.
The Blues wonderful form in the league, accompanied by the Red Devils' struggles under new manager Louis Van Gaal has got the west London side's faithful confident of sealing all three points.
And Tuesday night's 6-0 thrashing of Slovenian side Maribor... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern steamrolled past Roma in a comfortable 7-1 win for Pep Guardiola's men at the Stadio Olimpico.
After being humiliated last season in the Champions League semi-finals, Bayern Munich are definitely back on track.
Die Roten had to work hard for 1-0 wins over Manchester City and more surprisingly, Russian outfit CSKA Moscow prior to arriving in the Italian capital for the much anticipated clash with a recently refurbished and hungry Roma side.
The Giallorossi, who have returned to... Read the rest of the article »
Despite cruising to a 6-0 win over their Slovenian opponents, Mourinho still found fault with his squad.
Although they cruised to a comfortable 6-0 win over Slovenian minnows Maribor, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho still found fault with his side, namely Eden Hazard.
Despite the Belgian star grabbing himself a brace, the Portuguese tactician still wasn't impressed with some of his decision making during the rout of their opponents.
"I was very surprised that [Hazard let Drogba take the... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City were unable to hang onto their two-goal lead as they had to settle for a rather controversial draw with the Russian outfit.
The last time Manchester City had to head to Russia, they returned back to England with all three points after a Sergio Aguero double was enough to dispatch CSKA Moscow.
However, this time around, the reigning Premier League champions were unable to hang onto their 2-0 lead as their opponents came back into the game to salvage a draw, with the penalty given being quite controversial, much to... Read the rest of the article »
Harold Mayne-Nicholls, former head of the Chilean Football Association, proposes playing WC games until 1 a.m. to benefit TV ratings and to avoid Qatar's weather conditions.
Former FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls suggests that some 2022 World Cup matches be held at 1 a.m. local time to protect players from host nation Qatar’s extreme summer temperatures, according to a report. Mayne-Nicholls’ recommendation would allow FIFA to avoid moving the tournament to a proposed November start date.
“You could play the first games at 7 p.m., the second... Read the rest of the article »
Reports surrounding the alleged fixed match between Zaragoza and Levante include payments to seven players and their former coach.
The plot thickens around the alleged fixed match between Zaragoza and Levante back in 2011. According to investigations, seven players and their coach received payments made by their president, Agapito Iglesias, only to return the money days later. One of the players who allegedly received money is Manchester United's Ander Herrera, and Atletico Madrid's captain Gabi, who scored a brace to help Zaragoza... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, Pique would be returning to Old Trafford since this summer's signings have not solved United's defensive issues.
Despite voicing his desire of remaining at Camp Nou, it seems Louis Van Gaal will try to sign Gerard Pique in the next transfer window. Sources indicate United's Dutch manager is preparing a 25 million euro bid for the Spanish defender, who has not enjoyed too much playing time under new Barca coach Luis Enrique.
Last week, Piqué stated he wanted to stay at Barcelona, since he loves the... Read the rest of the article »
After a hard-fought win in league action this weekend, Chelsea will look to extend their lead in Group G as they welcome Maribor on Tuesday, October 21st. Find out where to catch the game online & on TV here.
After grinding out a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace this weekend to keep their unbeaten record intact, Chelsea will now turn their attention to European action as they deal with an unfamiliar foe in their third group stage match.
Four points out of six in a group that many had felt should be a breeze for the 2012 Champions League winners are not a bad haul, but certainly Jose Mourinho will be keen... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona vs Ajax will be featured in the Champions League this Tuesday on the 21st of October at Camp Nou.
The Catalans are undefeated in La Liga so far but suffered a loss at the hands of French side PSG in a five goal thriller and will be looking for all three points on Tuesday. All the media attention has been directed towards the big game in Spain this weekend as Barcelona take over fierce rivals Real Madrid but Luis Enrique has warned his players to concentrate on the game against Ajax. Brazilian international... Read the rest of the article »
After a confidence-building win over Barcelona in round 2, PSG will be keen on extending their lead in Group F as they contend with APOEL on Tuesday, October 21st. Here's where to catch the game online & on TV.
On matchday two of this year's UEFA Champions League, PSG did what no other team have been able to do thus far against La Liga leaders Barcelona. Not only were Les Parisiens able to become the first to score past the Blaugrana but also were able to finish the match as the victors in an entertaining 3-2 clash in front of their home crowd.
Even more impressive was the fact that this feat... Read the rest of the article »