Tottenham vs Manchester City | Champions League Preview

Tottenham vs Manchester City | Champions League Preview

The Champions League quarter-finals will be played this week, with all four English teams remaining in the competition. Two of them will face off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday night, as Manchester City travel to face Spurs. These two teams have differing ambitions this season, but they must be looking at this competition as one they can win, now they have reached this stage. In the previous meeting this season, Pep Guardiola's men came out on top, but …
Champions League Match Report: Arsenal 0 - 2 Barcelona

Champions League Match Report: Arsenal 0 - 2 Barcelona

A brace from Lionel Messi to provide Barcelona with a two goal lead from this first leg may suggest to some the win was a degree comfortable for the visitors, but in truth, it was anything but for the bulk of the night. In the lead up to the match, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Barcelona were overwhelming favourites for this tie and spoke of the need for the entire Arsenal squad to be totally focused if they were to …
Chelsea v Dynamo Kiev Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea v Dynamo Kiev Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

If anything is consistent in 2015/16, it is Chelsea's inconsistency on the pitch. Unable to put together two wins on the bounce, Mourinho's Chelsea have so far been a shadow of the team that dominated the English Premier League right from the word go last campaign. Their inability to reach the heights in games in the domestic competition has slowly seeped into the Champions League and anything but a win on Wednesday could prove catastrophic for the West London club …
Arsenal vs Olympiakos: What Went Wrong for the Gunners?

Arsenal vs Olympiakos: What Went Wrong for the Gunners?

Arsenal are struggling greatly in the Champions League, and the last match against Olympiakos just stresses the fact that the team is in need of serious introspection and changes. Had Arsene Wenger known that David Ospina would pick this night to make the worst error of his Arsenal career so far or, indeed, of his entire professional career, he may not have selected him. The moment when the goalkeeper dropped Kostas Fortounis’s in swinging corner over his line to put Olympiakos 2-1 up …
Club Brugge v Manchester United Preview | Champions League Play-Off

Club Brugge v Manchester United Preview | Champions League Play-Off

Club Brugge and Manchester United will face each other for the second time in eight days in a bid to decide who qualifies for the Champions League main draw in Brussels on Wednesday night. After a shock opening goal in the first leg from Club Brugge, the only goal United have conceded so far in 360 minutes of competitive football, albeit an own goal from Michael Carrick, Louis Van Gaal's men responded in brilliant fashion scoring three goals putting themselves …