RB Leipzig and Red Bull Salzburg allowed to compete in Champions League

Uefa has confirmed that RB Leipzig and Red Bull Salzburg can both play in the Champions League next season. Both clubs are associated with the energy-drink maker Red Bull and Uefa prohibits clubs with strong links from playing in Europe in the same season. But Uefa ruled “no individual or legal entity had a decisive influence over more than one club”. Bundesliga runners-up RB Leipzig … Continue reading RB Leipzig and Red Bull Salzburg allowed to compete in Champions League

Real Madrid wins the Champions League Final against Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as defending champs Real Madrid retained the Champions League title in Juventus thrashing. This is Real’s record 12th triumph in the Champions League competition, And their third in four seasons. Cristiano Ronaldo has been the playmaker in these championships, who has now scored in three different Champions League finals. Ronaldo made sure that Juventus would not have a good start of … Continue reading Real Madrid wins the Champions League Final against Juventus

Real Madrid are heading off to the Champions League Final

Defending champs Real Madrid beat Atletico in the 2nd leg of their semi-final to face Juventus in next month’s Champions League final in Cardiff. Real Madrid had a 3-0 advantage from the first leg. But hosts Atletico stormed into an early 2-0 lead through Saul Niguez’s header and Antoine Griezmann’s penalty. But Real ended their momentum with an away goal, when Isco poked in a … Continue reading Real Madrid are heading off to the Champions League Final

Juventus advance to the Champions League Finals

Juventus had a comfortable Semi-final win over Monaco to reach the Champions League final, their 2nd final in three seasons. Juventus had a 2-0 advantage from the first leg, and extended their lead when Mario Mandzukic opened the scoreline. Dani Alves doubled their lead and secured a comfortable victory. Kylian Mbappe gave Monaco a goal in the second half, but the french side was unable … Continue reading Juventus advance to the Champions League Finals

Monaco 0-2 Juventus. Champions League Semi-Finals 1st Leg

Juventus are edging closer to a second Champions League final in three seasons thanks to Gonzalo Higuain scoring twice to beat Monaco in the semi-final first leg. The visitors took the lead when Higuain ruthlessly finished two fine Dani Alves assists, sweeping the Brazilian’s back heel in on 29 minutes. Radamel Falcao went close for Monaco after the break before Alves’ measured cross saw Higuain … Continue reading Monaco 0-2 Juventus. Champions League Semi-Finals 1st Leg

Ronaldo hat-trick wins Real Madrid Champions League 1st leg vs. Atletico Madrid

Scoreline Real Madrid Ronaldo (10′ minutes, 73′ minutes, 86′ minutes) Atletico Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo scores another Champions League hat-trick dominating in the semi-final first leg versus Atletico Madrid, closing in a third final in four years. Real showed their dominance throughout the match, leading after 10 minutes when Ronaldo shot home with Casemiro’s cross. Real Madrid fully capitalized their superiority when Ronaldo let the ball … Continue reading Ronaldo hat-trick wins Real Madrid Champions League 1st leg vs. Atletico Madrid

Barcelona 0-0 Juventus. Champions League, Barca Out

Juventus held their ground and produced an impressive defensive performance, to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League. Not giving Barcelona any room to score at the Nou Camp. With an Aggregate of 3-0 from the first leg, Barca braced themselves for another hard fought match, but they failed to repeat their last-16 heroics when they overturned a first-leg 4-0 deficit to beat Paris St-Germain. … Continue reading Barcelona 0-0 Juventus. Champions League, Barca Out