Champions League 2012/13

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Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona highlights Chelsea captain John Terry: "It will go down as one of the best performances. We had to be patient, we didn't touch the ball in the first 10 or 15 minutes and we had to work very hard. It was a tireless performance. Didier Drogba was incredible and that's what he's…
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Chelsea host the Spanish giants Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at Stamford Bridge tonight. Midfielder Frank Lampard has said Chelsea's hopes of victory could lie with keeping 11 men on the field. Chelsea's three defeats to Barca in the 10 encounters since 2000 have all been after they had someone…
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Coach Roberto di Matteo is confident of upsetting the form book once again. But the interim manager also admits Chelsea need to be "perfect" over both legs if they are to reach the final and avenge their semi-final defeat of three years ago. "They don't like to play against us," he said. "The results in…
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How do you beat Barcelona? Easy question to ask, tough one to answer. All those goals from Lionel Messi... all that trickery from midfielders Xavi, Iniesta and Busquets. This season, minnows Osasuna and Getafe have managed it, but none of the big guns have. And it's up to two of those big guns, Chelsea -…
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Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm believes his team have the quality to beat Real Madrid and progress to the UEFA Champions League final. Bayern are set to bring back Franck Ribery, Mario Gomez and Philipp Lahm after the three players were rested for the draw with Mainz at the weekend. Bastian Schweinsteiger could start after returning…
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Preview for big battle between Bayern and Real Madrid
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The experienced midfielder, a World Cup and Euro 2008 winnner, believes the Premier League club will be"dangerous and intense", acknowledging their strength over the past decade in Europe. He also warns that the fans in west London are likely to create an intimidating atmosphere. Chelsea and Barcelona have each reached the semi-final stage of the…
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Frank Lampard has issued a rallying cry as Chelsea prepare to take on mighty Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. The England midfielder says they're the best team in club football, but is looking forward to taking on the likes of Lionel Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta, adding…
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The FC Barcelona manager wants no excuses in his side's upcoming Liga BBVA encounter with Zaragoza, and also referred to the comments José Mourinho made after Real Madrid's victory over Apoel.
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Watch Kaka's goal to lift Real Madrid to a 2-0 lead over APOEL.
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After helping his side book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League, it's been revealed Chelsea skipper John Terry did so with two broken ribs. "I couldn't breathe and my chest was closing up. I was having a difficult time out there, especially in the first half. Hopefully, I'll be okay," he said.…
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Iniesta said: “I have a big appetite to play semi-finals. I have a feeling I should score more goals than I do. “It's a question of ambition as I try to help the team in every game and scoring makes a player more complete. This team always responds on the big occasions. “Our success is…