Tottenham Hotspur vs Borussia Dortmund Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham Hotspur vs Borussia Dortmund Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Champions League returns this week and Group H is going to be one of the most fascinating to follow. Tottenham have been drawn to face Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and APOEL. Their opening fixture is at Wembley as they host Dortmund in a clash that they will be looking to win. The Germans have more experience in this competition and it will be a real test of Spurs' ability at the highest level. Last season, Mauricio Pochettino's men failed …
Manchester United v FC Basel 1894: Champions League Preview

Manchester United v FC Basel 1894: Champions League Preview

It's time Manchester United fans looked forward to the UEFA Champions League anthem blaring through the PA system at Old Trafford as the Red Devils will begin their European campaign against Switzerland's FC Basel. Manchester United are back in the Champions League under Jose Mourinho, achieving qualification by winning the Europa League last season. Despite what at first glance, looks an easy group stage draw, having avoided the likes of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Juventus from Pot 1, Group …
Liverpool Champions League Group Preview: Progress to Last 16 to be Expected

Liverpool Champions League Group Preview: Progress to Last 16 to be Expected

Liverpool fans, like the fans of most clubs with a storied past, believe that Champions League is a competition their team ought to be playing in every season. Only a handful of clubs have won the premier European competition more times than Liverpool (five times). Liverpool fans do not miss a chance to remind supporters of other sides that their club has been victorious on multiple occasions in the elite European competition. So, the last few years out of that …
Liverpool Vs Hoffenheim 2nd Leg Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Liverpool Vs Hoffenheim 2nd Leg Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

After his side’s debut in European competition, Hoffenheim’s young manager Julian Nagelsmann had believed that the Liverpool side that beat his team 2-1 at the Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena had been lucky to win. He cited his side’s better possession and higher pass numbers as the proof that Hoffenheim put in a better performance but could not finish their chances. This week they will get a chance to correct that. The German side travel to Liverpool to play the second leg of …
Chelsea vs FC Porto - Champions League Preview

Chelsea vs FC Porto - Champions League Preview

Chelsea need to avoid defeat at home to FC Porto this week in order to progress to the second round of this season's UEFA Champions League as group winners. Jose Mourinho’s side head into the match off the back of a shock 1-0 loss at home to newly-promoted Bournemouth on Saturday, leaving the defending Premier League champions only three points above the relegation zone after 15 games. FC Porto were in action on Saturday night too, coming from behind to …
Wolfsburg v Manchester United Preview | Team News & Key Men

Wolfsburg v Manchester United Preview | Team News & Key Men

Group B is as intense as any other group in this edition of the UEFA Champions League as Wolfsburg and Manchester United alongside PSV are vying for the two qualification spots in the final group stage encounter. Wolfsburg, the current leaders of the group, have never been to the knockout stages before and will do this year, with a draw while a win, would guarantee top spot. They will be looking to avenge their narrow 2-1 defeat when the sides …
Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea | Champions League Preview

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea | Champions League Preview

Dynamo Kiev and Chelsea will lock horns on Tuesday night to resume proceedings in what has been an unpredictable Group G where hot favourites Chelsea sit third following a shock defeat in Portugal against FC Porto. The Ukrainian side top the group with four points on the back of an impressive 2-0 away win in Israel. The Kiev club have a formidable record at home in European games having lost just one in their last ten home games in European …
Real Madrid vs Liverpool | Champions League Preview

Real Madrid vs Liverpool | Champions League Preview

The Champions League groups are midway through and Liverpool have a lot of work to be done if they are to qualify for the knockout rounds. In Group B, Ludogorets. FC Basel and Liverpool are all on three points, with Ludogorets' win over FC Basel providing a huge boost to Liverpool's campaign as it means two victories in their final two group games should be enough to progress, making this week's trip to the Bernabeu a bonus match. Real Madrid are …
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