Champions League 2012/13

Thumbnail
The quarter-final draw in full: Apoel Nicosia v Real Madrid Marseille v Bayern Munich Benfica v Chelsea AC Milan v Barcelona The winner of Marseille v Bayern will play the winner of APOEL v Real Madrid in the first semi-final. The winner of Benfica v Chelsea will play the winner of AC Milan v Barcelona…
Thumbnail
While Manchester United and Manchester City battle for the Premier League table, the battle for third spot, and local bragging rights is also hotting up. Newcastle United and Liverpool, in my opinion, are too far behind to battle for the remaining two Champions League spots in England. That leaves Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea to…
Thumbnail
Bayern Munich faced a difficult task when the German giants played host to giant-killers FC Basel Tuesday evening.  Down 1-0 to Basel from the first leg, Jupp Heynckes side faced the embarrasement of being knocked out at home.  Unfortunately for Basel, their fairy-tale story ended in the Allianz Arena.  Mario Gomez hit the Swiss side…
Thumbnail
Champions League last 16 second leg clash between Bayern Munich and Basel at the Allianz Arena FULL-TIME Bayern Munich 7-0 Basel (7-1 on aggregate) LINE-UPS Bayern Munich v Basel Bayern Munich: Neuer, Lahm, Boateng, Badstuber, Alaba, Gustavo, Kroos, Robben, Ribery, Muller, Gomez. Subs: Butt, Petersen, Olic, Pranjic, Contento, Schweinsteiger, Tymoschuk. Basel: Sommer, Steinhofer, Abraham, Dragovic,…
Thumbnail
Champions League last 16 second leg clash between Inter and Marseille at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza FULL-TIME Inter 2-1 Marseille (2-2 on aggregate) MARSEILLE WIN ON AWAY GOALS LINE-UPS Inter v Marseille Inter: Julio Cesar, Maicon, Lucio, Samuel, Nagatomo, Poli, Stankovic, Zanetti, Sneijder, Milito, Forlan. Subs: Castellazzi, Pazzini, Cambiasso, Obi, Ranocchia, Zarate, Faraoni. Marseille: Mandanda,…
Thumbnail
Former France international and Machester United legend, Eric Cantona, has lavished praise on Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.
Thumbnail
Champions League highlights: Barcelona 7-1 Bayer Leverkusen highlights Barcelona and Bayer Leverkusen's Champions League last-16 second leg at Camp Nou Barcelona v Bayer Leverkusen (10-2 agg) Barcelona: Valdes, Dani Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Adriano, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Fabregas, Pedro, Messi. Subs: Pinto, Keita, Muniesa, Cuenca, Roberto, Bartra, Tello. Bayer Leverkusen: Leno, Castro, Schwaab, Toprak, Kadlec, Reinartz,…
Thumbnail
Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri was pleased with his side's qualification for the last eight of the UEFA Champions League
Thumbnail
Champions League: Benfica 2-0 Zenit (4-3 agg) FULL-TIME Benfica 2-0 Zenit St Petersburg (4-3 agg) Graham Chase FT Snapshot: "Zenit paid a heavy price for failing to adapt to falling behind on the night. After Maxi Pereira's opener in first-half stoppage time, the Russians dominated possession but created nothing before substitute Nelson Oliveira added a…
Thumbnail
Arsenal must overcome a four-goal deficit against AC Milan. Asked whether beating Milan to qualify against the odds would compare with his past achievements, Wenger said: "Certainly. I would be extremely pleased and happy with it. I have a gut feeling the players can do it and my job until 7.45pm tonight is to convince…
Thumbnail
Football.  It's the World's game.  It's the beautiful game.  For those of us who immerse ourselves in the culture of a club, the "beautiful" part can build you up, or break you down.  For Kopites around the world, "beautiful" football has become a nuisance. Liverpool game against Arsenal at Anfield was seen as a must…
Thumbnail
During their golden era, winning a cup was not only a "goal" on the to-do list of Liverpool, it was a requirement.  During a four year span, the Carling Cup never left Anfield, and now it's back in Kenny Dalglish's hands, Kopites can only dream of where the Kop King will take them next. The…