Tag: Uefa

UEFA Champions League: City look bound for CL quarters, Spurs held

Basel: Manchester City lived up to their billing by clobbering Basel 4-0 here in the first leg of their Champions League pre-quarterfinal tie, making the reverse fixture in England almost a formality. The hosts, seen as the weakest side in the round of 16, on Tuesday were simply no match for a City squad that […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Messi eyes 600th Barcelona appearance

Madrid: Lionel Messi will become the third most capped player for European football giant FC Barcelona when he makes his 600th official appearance for the club at the Camp Nou Stadium on Saturday against Sevilla. Only Xavi Hernandez (767) and Andres Iniesta (642) have played more games for Barca than the 30-year-old who made his […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Arsenal win Europa League opener, Milan floor Vienna, Atalanta crush Everton

London: Arsenal scored three second-half goals to beat Cologne, while Everton lost 0-3 to atalanta and a resurgent AC Milan picked up a 5-1 victory away over Austria Vienna in the Europa League group stage matches. Goals from Sead Kolasinac, Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin canceled out Jhon Cordoba’s long-range opener as Arsenal on Thursday […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Champions League spot within grasp for Man City

Manchester: Manchester City beat West Bromwich Albion 3-1 here to move a step closer to clinching the third place in the English Premier League and a guaranteed berth in the 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League football tournament. In London, meanwhile, fifth-place Arsenal had to work harder than expected in a 2-0 win over relegated Sunderland on […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
UEFA planning 'ABBA' penalty shootout revolution

Berlin: The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is looking to revolutionise penalty shootouts to make them fairer. Instead of alternating the spot kicks all the way through, the new system will be similar to a tie-break in tennis. The new mode is called “ABBA” whereby team A takes the first penalty followed by team […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ronaldo stars in Real Madrid win

Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a huge stride towards qualifying for their second Champions League final in two years as they defeated city rivals Atletico Madrid 3-0 in the first leg of their semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Although the second leg still has to be played in Atletico’s […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
UEFA Champions League: PSG stun Man United 2-0

Manchester: Undefeated in their last 11 matches, Manchester United were seen as the favourites against injury-depleted Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League knockout stage tie, but the visitors prevailed 2-0. PSG can also look forward to the March 6 second leg in Paris knowing that Paul Pogba will not be in […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Messi, Ronaldo nominated for UEFA Player of the Year Award

Madrid: Argentina forward Lionel Messi, Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo and Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk were nominated on Thursday for the UEFA Mens Player of the Year Award. The winner will be announced in Monaco on August 29 during the draw for the 2019-20 Champions League group stage, Efe news reported. Barcelona star Messi, who […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021