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We need to take teams seriously: Txiki Begiristain

We need to take teams seriously: Txiki Begiristain

Manchester City’s director of football Txiki Begiristain believes their biggest threat in Group F is German Bundesliga side 1899 Hoffenheim The Premier League champions were placed in Group F of the 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League season alongside Shakhtar Donetsk and Olympique Lyon. And to the Citizen’s director of football, his team has to take all rivals very seriously. “They’ve done lovely work as a football club,” he told Sky Sports News. “We need to take all the teams, but especially Hoffenheim very, very seriously.” “We have Pep, all of his staff have been in Germany, so they know how strong …

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“It’s amazing to be with the best” – David Beckham

“It’s amazing to be with the best” – David Beckham

David Beckham has revealed he was proud to be honoured with the 2018 UEFA President’s Award ahead of the Champions League group stage draw. The award was presented to him ahead of the 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Monaco for his work with children around the world. “It’s amazing to be up there with some of the best,” Beckham told the UEFA’s official website. “So I’m very honored, honored to be here, to be part of such a special event.” “I’ve been lucky to have played with some of the biggest clubs with some of the best …

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Klopp bracing up for PSG challenge

Klopp bracing up for PSG challenge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits facing Paris Saint-Germain is one of the toughest teams to play in the Champions League and he is bracing up for the challenge. After the results of the UEFA Champions League group stage draw were known, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the most difficult team to face is PSG. “PSG are one of the most exciting teams in the world and I think their target is to win the Champions League, so that will be two interesting matches,” he told Sky Sports. “I am looking forward to watching PSG a bit more often, which is …

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Champions League draw: Ronaldo set for United return, Liverpool face PSG

Champions League draw: Ronaldo set for United return, Liverpool face PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to reunite with Manchester United after Juventus were paired alongside the Old Trafford outfit in the Champions League group stage. Completing the group are Valencia and Swiss side Young Boys in what many tagged as a tight group for Mourinho’s men. Another difficult draw was handed to Mauricio Pochettino’s men who will take on La Liga champions Barcelona, as well as Inter Milan and PSV, in Group B. The official result of the #UCLdraw! ? Toughest group? ? pic.twitter.com/G6rPKtQuU8 — UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) August 30, 2018 Last season’s runners-up Liverpool, in Pot Three for the draw, come up …

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England name 23-man squad for UEFA Nations League

England name 23-man squad for UEFA Nations League

England manager Gareth Southgate has named his 23-man squad for their games against Spain and Switzerland The Three Lions will begin their UEFA Nations League campaign at Wembley when they play Spain on September 8 before a showdown with Switzerland in Leicester three days later. The surprise inclusion to the squad is Manchester United defender Luke Shaw, who has been recalled by Southgate after being left out of the World Cup selection in favour of club teammate Ashley Young – who misses out this time around. Three other new faces have been included in Liverpool’s Joe Gomez, Burnley’s James Tarkowski and Southampton goalkeeper Alex …

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Cristiano Ronaldo will assume free-kick duties- Pjanic

Cristiano Ronaldo will assume free-kick duties- Pjanic

Cristiano Ronaldo is now the primary free-kick taker at Juventus, reveals teammate Miralem Pjanic. Prior to Ronaldo’s arrival from Real Madrid last month, it had been Pjanic and Paulo Dybala who would regularly take the free-kicks for the Bianconeri. But now it’s the five-time Ballon d’Or winner who gets the nod going forward. “Cristiano is here now, someone who in the past few years has shown he is best in the world,” said Pjanic, according to Di Marzio. “At first when we trained on free kicks it would either be Dybala or me to take it. Now, it’s 100% him. …

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Ajax seal Champions League slot in Kiev

Ajax seal Champions League slot in Kiev

Ajax reached the group stages of the Champions League for the first time in four years after a 0-0 draw with Dynamo Kiev. The Dutch superpowers took a 3-1 advantage to the Olimpiyskyi Stadium in Kiev and protected their lead, despite a strong start from the home side. Ajax weathered the early storm and could have extended their aggregate lead from the penalty spot, but Dusan Tadic could only strike the woodwork. Dynamo Kiev couldn’t make the most of the lifeline as Ajax tightened their grip on the tie, spurning chance after chance. It’s four years since Ajax last made the group stages …

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UEFA set to introduce VAR in Champions League

UEFA set to introduce VAR in Champions League

UEFA are considering the option of introducing VAR in the latter stages of this season’s Champions League. The World Cup in Russia welcomed the introduction of video assistant referees with overall success. And the Times reports UEFA is working on a plan for the system to come into play from the quarter-finals of the Champions League. There had been doubts over using VAR in Europe’s premier competition due to the human resources required for eight group matches on the same night But UEFA believes by introducing it for the Champions League latter stages; they can gradually integrate it into the …

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Atletico Madrid reign supreme in Europe

Atletico Madrid reign supreme in Europe

Atletico Madrid beat European Champions Real Madrid 4-2 in a thrilling encounter in Tallin to win their third UEFA Super Cup trophy Diego Costa powered the Europa League winners to the lead after just 49 seconds of the game with a powerful strike from an acute angle. Los Blancos were back on level terms in the 27th minute of the game when a beautiful cross from Bale met Benzema’s header from close range. Madrid regained the lead in the 63rd minute when Sergio Ramos expertly converted from the spot after a handball from Juanfran. However, Simeone’s men had other ideas …

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UEFA goal of the season contenders announced

UEFA goal of the season contenders announced

UEFA has released a list of  12 candidates that have been nominated for the goal of the season with Cristiano Ronaldo and Christian Eriksen included in the list Cristiano Ronaldo’s beautiful overhead bicycle kick against his new club Juventus in last season’s Champions League quarter-final clash for Real Madrid is in the voting poll. While Eriksen’s goal for Denmark against the Republic of Ireland in the qualifying stages of the World Cup has also been included after the Tottenham playmaker timed his finish to perfection. Marseille’s Dimitri Payet has also got a nod on the list for his superb finish against RB …

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Mo Salah, Messi and Ronaldo nominated for Champions League best forward

Mo Salah, Messi and Ronaldo nominated for Champions League best forward

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is up for another accolade as he has been shortlisted for the best forward award in last season’s Champions League Mohammed Salah netted 11 goals to help Jurgen Klopp’s side reach the final in Kiev, where he was injured as the Reds lost 3-1 to Los Blancos. Other nominees in that category include Cristiano Ronaldo – who left Madrid for Juventus this summer and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. View this post on Instagram Mo Salah, Messi and Ronaldo nominated for Champions League best forward A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 10, 2018 at 1:48am PDT City’s Kevin De Bruyne …

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Gareth Bale is happy to stay in the Real Madrid after UEFA CL

Gareth Bale is happy to stay in the Real Madrid after UEFA CL

After the last interview, Gareth Bale has ended all hopes for £100m transfer swoop with Manchester United. 27-years-old forward is very happy with winning Champions League and determined to stain in Spain. Earlier Jose Mourinho wanted to land Antoine Griezmann. But French said that he’ll refuse all offers due to the Atletico’s transfer ban. And Gareth could have become a perfect £100m substitute for Ibrahimović. Yet Real Madrid have won UEFA CL after the gorgeous 4-1 match against Juventus and Bale isn’t going to leave. “I’m happy, my family is happy and we will continue what we are doing. We …

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If Juve win UCL, Andrea Agnelli will buy Ferrari for each player

If Juve win UCL, Andrea Agnelli will buy Ferrari for each player

Today two titans will clash in the final battle of the UEFA Champions League. And Dani Alves dropped a hint about the bonuses if they win the title. Morning Globo News reported that Juventus president Andrea Agnelli have promised Ferrari to everyone if they win. Alves mentioned red “riding horses” for beating Madrid, but he’s obviously made a reference to famous cars. Also, Alves will take 35th title in his career if they win the battle. But if Real Madrid take the victory, it would be their third major trophy in the campaign. By the way, Spaniards could become the first …

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Juventus Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Juventus Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Real Madrid look to become the first team in history to retain the UEFA Champions League when they go head to head with Italian giants Juventus in Cardiff on Saturaday night June 3rd (June 4th in IST). Juventus Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League June 3rd 2017 Details Juventus have won four, drawn one, and lost two of their last seven matches against Real Madrid, with both sides scoring in six of these games. Real Madrid have seen both teams score in 92% of their Champions League matches this season, and both teams have scored in 83% of the last 12 Champions League finals. Dates, Fixtures, Schedule United …

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5 Upcoming Matches You Can’t Miss

1. International Champions Cup: FC Barcelona – Manchester United 7/26/17, Monday, FedExField MU to face Real Madrid, Manchester City and of course Barcelona FC in the United States. Even odds at 10bet will be unclear because it should be the first clash between sides since Reds claimed the 3:1 victory in California two years ago. The main issue is the injured players. If Man united squad will be ready, it is decisive games in the preparations for the season ahead. And rest assured, it is truly top class opposition in a world class arena. 2. International Champions Cup: Real Madrid …

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Atletico Madrid Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Atletico Madrid Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Atletico Madrid look to pull off a miracolus comeback in the UEFA Champions League when they host Real Madrid on Wednesday night, 10th of May 2017. (May 11th in IST). Atletico Madrid Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League May 10th 2017 Details Real Madrid have won three, drawn three, and lost one of their last seven meetings with Atletico Madrid. Atletico Madrid have won 50% of their last six home games against Real Madrid, losing just 17% of them. The hosts have also won 80% of their last ten home Champions League games. Dates, Fixtures, Schedule United States of America (EST Eastern Standard Time) …

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