Champions League

Diego Insists Atletico Madrid Will Be Focused For Chelsea Clash

Filed in Champions League, Featured, Liga BBVA by on April 21, 2014 0 Comments
Diego Insists Atletico Madrid Will Be Focused For Chelsea Clash

Atletico Madrid midfielder Diego has declared that they must not underestimate Champions League opponents Chelsea. Chelsea go into the Champions League semifinal first-leg on the back of a home defeat to Sunderland. The Brazilian international said : “They are a very compact, focused team. They have a vastly experienced squad and coach who know what […]

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Diego Simeone Warns Chelsea : The Tiger Will Be Ready!

Filed in Champions League, Featured, Liga BBVA by on April 15, 2014 0 Comments
Diego Simeone Warns Chelsea : The Tiger Will Be Ready!

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has revealed that Diego Costa will be fit for their Champions League semi against Chelsea. The Brazilian born Spanish international was carried off on a stretcher after scoring Atleti’s second in their win over Getafe. Diego Costa was at full stretch to turn home a cross and collided awkwardly with […]

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Ramires Welcomes Champions League Draw Against Atletico Madrid

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Ramires Welcomes Champions League Draw Against Atletico Madrid

It has been reported that Chelsea midfielder Ramires has welcomed their Champions League semifinal draw against Atletico Madrid. The Brazilian international midfielder believes there is little to choose between the teams ahead of the semifinals and acknowledged both will enter the final four buoyed by their recent success. “This is the time when everyone respects […]

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Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United – PLAYER RATINGS

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Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United – PLAYER RATINGS

Bayern Munich dashed Manchester United’s hopes of progressing to the semi-finals of the Champions League after a thrilling tie in Munich which ended 3-1 to the hosts. PLAYER RATINGS Bayern Munich: Neuer 6, Dante 6, Ribery 7, Mandzukic 7, Robben 8, Boateng 6, Gotze 6, Lahm 6, Mueller 7, Alaba 6, Kroos 6. Subs: Rafinha […]

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona – PLAYER RATINGS

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona – PLAYER RATINGS

Atletico Madrid progressed to the semi-finals for the first time since 1974 courtesy of a tense 1-0 victory on the night resulting in a 2-1 aggregate win over Spanish rivals Barcelona in the Champions League. PLAYER RATINGS Atletico: Courtois 8, Juanfran 7, Miranda 7, Godín 7, Filipe 8, Gabi 7, Koke 9, Tiago 8, Raúl […]

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Koke Thrilled With Champions League Winner Against Barcelona

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Koke Thrilled With Champions League Winner Against Barcelona

It has been reported that Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke was thrilled with his Champions League winner against Barcelona. The goal sends Atletico into the semifinals. The Spanish international said at the final whistle: “My goal is important because it has helped the team move onto the semifinals. “We have played the two games we wanted […]

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David Moyes Rues Man Utd’s ‘Schoolboy Error’ Against Bayern

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David Moyes Rues Man Utd’s ‘Schoolboy Error’ Against Bayern

Reports are out claiming that David Moyes could not fault the overall performance of his Manchester United side on Wednesday night but rued a few ‘schoolboy errors’. The Red Devils scored first through Patrice Evra in their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Bayern Munich before conceding immediately to Mario Mandzukic and then allowing Thomas […]

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Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United – KEY STATS

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Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United – KEY STATS

KEY STATS David Moyes names a unique starting XI for the 50th time in as many matches. Phil Jones makes his 100th appearance for United. Patrice Evra scores his first Champions League goal for seven years. Manchester United conceded three goals in a Champions League match for the first time in their history against a […]

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona – KEY STATS

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona – KEY STATS

KEY STATS All four meetings between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid this season had been draw previously. Twice 0-0 and twice 1-1. Iniesta became the fifth player to play 500 official matches for Barcelona following Xavi, Migueli, Carles Puyol and Victor Valdes. Lionel Messi had scored 19 goals in his last 20 Champions League appearances away […]

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Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United – MATCH REPORT

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Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United – MATCH REPORT

Bayern Munich dashed Manchester United’s hopes of progressing to the semi-finals of the Champions League after a thrilling tie in Munich which ended 3-1 to the hosts. After a cagey opening half in which neither side managed a shot on target, Patrice Evra gave United hopes of a famous victory by rifling a fierce shot […]

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona – MATCH REPORT

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona – MATCH REPORT

Atletico Madrid progressed to the semi-finals for the first time since 1974 courtesy of a tense 1-0 victory on the night resulting in a 2-1 aggregate win over Spanish rivals Barcelona in the Champions League. In a breathtaking start, Diego Simeone’s side took the lead on six minutes through playmaker Koke but would be denied […]

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Champions League : Bayern Munich v Manchester United – Team Line Up

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Champions League : Bayern Munich v Manchester United – Team Line Up

Team Line Up ahead of the Champions League clash between Bayern Munich and Manchester United. TEAMS: Bayern Munich: Neuer, Dante, Ribéry, Mandzuki?, Robben, Boateng, Götze, Lahm (C), Müller, Alaba, Kroos. SUBS: Raeder, van Buyten, Rafinha, Pizarro, Weiser, Hojbjerg, Weihrauch Manchester United: De Gea; Jones, Smalling, Vidic, Evra; Fletcher, Carrick; Valencia, Rooney, Kagawa; Welbeck. SUBS: Lindegaard, […]

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Champions League : Atletico Madrid v Barcelona – Team Line Up

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Champions League : Atletico Madrid v Barcelona – Team Line Up

Team Line Up ahead of the Champions League clash between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. ATLETICO MADRID: Courtois, Juanfran, Miranda, Godín, Filipe, Gabi, Koke, Tiago, Raúl García, Adrián, Villa. Substitutes: Aranzubia, Alderweireld, Insua, Suárez, Rodríguez, Sosa, Diego. BARCELONA: Pinto, Fàbregas, Xavi, Iniesta, Messi, Neymar, Mascherano, Bartra, Sergio, Alba, Alves. Substitutes: Oier, Montoya, Song, Adriano, Alexis, Pedro, […]

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Champions League : Bayern Munich v Manchester United – TEAM NEWS

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Champions League : Bayern Munich v Manchester United – TEAM NEWS

TEAM NEWS Bayern will be without three key midfielders for the quarter-final second leg, evenly poised after last week’s 1-1 draw. Bastian Schweinsteiger is suspended following his first leg sending-off, Javier Martinez also misses out through suspension, while a third key midfielder, Thiago Alcantara, is out injured. Manchester United have doubts over the fitness of […]

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Champions League : Atletico Madrid v Barcelona – TEAM NEWS

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Champions League : Atletico Madrid v Barcelona – TEAM NEWS

TEAM NEWS Arda Turan misses out while Diego Costa is a doubt after he missed Atletico Madrid training on Monday as they prepared for their Champions League meeting with Barcelona. The duo both missed Saturday’s 1-0 League win over Villareal through injury. Costa is still recovering from a thigh injury while Arda underwent physiotherapy for […]

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