Champions League

Adam Lallana of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on September 13, 2014
Adam Lallana: Liverpool will not "underestimate" Basel
Adam Lallana believes that Liverpool cannot afford to "underestimate" tonight's Champions League opponents. Basel.
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Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben celebrates scoring during the extra-time of the DFB German Cup final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on May 17, 2014
Arjen Robben pleased by "easy" win over CSKA Moscow
Arjen Robben claims that Bayern Munich's 1-0 victory against CSKA Moscow in the Champions League was "easy".
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Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola (L) looks on during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Pep Guardiola hails Bayern Munich's patience
The level of patience shown by Bayern Munich during their 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow pleases Pep Guardiola.
12:09
Paris' Brazilian defender David Luiz (3rdR) scores a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Barcelona (FCB) on September 30, 2014
David Luiz hails special night for Paris Saint-Germain following Barcelona win
Paris Saint-Germain centre-back David Luiz describes the team's Champions League victory over Barcelona as a special night for the club.
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Nemanja Matic of Chelsea makes a late appearance as a substitute during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014
Nemanja Matic relieved by Chelsea win over Sporting Lisbon
Nemanja Matic admits that Chelsea were made to work for their narrow win over Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League.
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Jonathan Howson of Norwich City closes down Kieran Gibbs of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on May 11, 2014
Kieran Gibbs eager for Arsenal response against Galatasaray
Kieran Gibbs admits that Arsenal have to get their Champions League campaign "back on track" against Galatasaray.
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A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
Basel vs. Liverpool: Previous meetings
Ahead of their Champions League clash tonight, Sports Mole looks ahead to the two previous encounters between Basel and Liverpool.
10:59
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller (C) scores from the penalty spot past CSKA Moscow's goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev (L) during a Group E Champions league football match on September 30, 2014
Fans 'rent out office in skyscraper to watch Bayern Munich play CSKA'
A group of Bayern Munich fans reportedly rent out an office in a skyscraper overlooking the stadium where the German side beat CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.
09:34
David Beckham looks on during his visit Hangzhou Huanglong Stadium on June 22, 2013
Beyonce, Jay-Z join David Beckham to watch PSG's clash against Barcelona
David Beckham is joined by celebrity A-listers Beyonce and Jay-Z while watching Paris Saint-Germain take on Barcelona in the Champions League.
09:08
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany in action against Newcastle during their Premier League match on August 19, 2013
Vincent Kompany: 'Imperative that Manchester City beat Bayern Munich, Roma'
Vincent Kompany says that it is "imperative" Manchester City pick up maximum points against Roma and Bayern Munich if they are to progress through from Group E.
08:31
Laurent Blanc the PSG manager looks on during the UEFA Champions League quarter final, first leg match between Paris Saint Germain and Chelsea at Parc des Princes on April 2, 2014
Laurent Blanc "very satisfied" by Barcelona victory
Laurent Blanc says that Paris Saint-Germain's domestic form can improve on the back of their 3-2 victory over Barcelona in the Champions League.
07:59
Luis Enrique Martinez faces the media during his official presentation as the new coach of FC Barcelona at Camp Nou on May 21, 2014
Luis Enrique: 'We're all responsible for Champions League defeat'
Luis Enrique insists that each member of Barcelona's squad is responsible for the 3-2 reverse at Paris Saint-Germain last night, rather than any one individual.
07:48
Steven Gerrard #8 of Liverpool infront of the home fans after scoring the opening goal from a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on September 27, 2014
Adam Lallana: Steven Gerrard experience "invaluable" to Liverpool
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana praises "role model" Steven Gerrard, saying that the Englishman could be the key to the Reds' Champions League hopes.
07:32
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Manchester City will fight until the end in Champions League'
Manuel Pellegrini concedes that Manchester City's passing severely let them down in their 1-1 home draw against Roma.
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Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli gestures to his players from the sidelines during a Group D football match between England and Italy at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
Cesare Prandelli: 'Galatasaray must be brave against Arsenal'
Cesare Prandelli urges his players to be brave when Galatasaray meet Arsenal in the Champions League on Wednesday.
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Paris Saint-Germain's Blaise Matuidi in action during a friendly match against Hammarby on July 23, 2013
Blaise Matuidi praises Paris Saint-Germain performance against Barcelona
Blaise Matuidi reveals his delight following Paris Saint-Germain's 3-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions League.
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Barcelona's Andres Iniesta in action against Sevilla during their La Liga match on September 14, 2013
Andres Iniesta: 'Barcelona can have no complaints'
Andres Iniesta refuses to take anything away from Paris Saint-Germain following Barcelona's loss in the French capital.
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Sporting Lisbon boss Marco Silva believes his side deserved Chelsea draw
Sporting Lisbon coach Marco Silva insists that a draw would have been a fair result in his side's Champions League encounter with Chelsea.
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Dortmund's headcoach Jurgen Klopp laughs during an interview prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Augsburg vs Borussia Dortmund in Augsburg, southern Germany, on August 29, 2014
Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp wants his side to reproduce Arsenal performace
Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp wants to see more of what he saw against Arsenal in the Champions League when his side take on Anderlecht in Group D.
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Roma's Italian forward Francesco Totti (L) scores the equalising goal past Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart (C) during the Champions League Group E football match on September 30, 2014
Francesco Totti: "We had the better opportunities and could've won"
Roma's Francesco Totti believes that his side were the better team in their 1-1 Champions League draw with Manchester City.
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Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's Champions League destiny is now in their hands
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admits that Chelsea are in the driver's seat in their Champions League group after winning away at Sporting Lisbon.
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Nemanja Matic of Chelsea makes a late appearance as a substitute during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014
Jose Mourinho dubs Nemanja Matic "a monster" after dominant Champions League display
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho calls Nemanja Matic "a monster" after the midfielder put in a dominant display against Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League.
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Rio Ferdinand celebrates with the Manchester United supporters at the Etihad Stadium on December 09, 2012.
Rio Ferdinand critical of empty seats at Manchester City Champions League game
Rio Ferdinand has criticised Manchester City fans for not selling out the Etihad for their Champions League group game with Roma.
23:30
APOEL Nicosia's Gustavo Manduca kicks the ball to score a goal against Ajax Amsterdam during their group F UEFA Champions League football match in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on September 30, 2014
Player Ratings: APOEL 1-1 Ajax
Sport Mole assesses the performances of every player from the 1-1 draw between APOEL and Ajax in their Champions League Group F clash.
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Roma's Italian forward Francesco Totti (L) scores the equalising goal past Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart (C) during the Champions League Group E football match on September 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Manchester City 1-1 Roma
Sports Mole's player ratings of Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Roma at the Etihad Stadium.
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Ashley Cole #3 of AS Roma reacts during the second half of an International Champions Cup match against Manchester United at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 26, 2014
Roma manager Rudi Garcia full of praise for "tremendous" Ashley Cole
Roma boss Rudi Garcia hails the contribution of Ashley Cole as the Giallorossi draw 1-1 at Manchester City in the Champions League.
23:14
Paris' Brazilian defender David Luiz (3rdR) scores a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Barcelona (FCB) on September 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 Barcelona
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed as Paris Saint-Germain beat Barcelona 3-2 in their Champions League Group F clash in Paris.
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Shakhtar Donetsk's Alex Teixeira (R) fights for the ball with FC Porto's Maicon (L) on September 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Porto
Sports Mole rates the performances of the players in Porto's 2-2 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
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Bate Borisovs Denis Polyakov (R) celebrates a goal past Athletic Bilbaos goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz (L) on September 30, 2014
Player Ratings: BATE Borisov 2-1 Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole looks back at who impressed during BATE Borisov's slender victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League.
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Schalke's Swiss midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta and Maribor´s Ales Mejac (L) vie for the ball during the first leg UEFA Champions League Group G football match FC Schalke 04 vs NK Maribor on September 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Schalke 04 1-1 Maribor
Sports Mole sorts the heroes from the villains in Schalke's 1-1 draw with Maribor on matchday two of the Champions League.
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Nemanja Matic of Chelsea (21) celebrates with team mate Cesc Fabregas as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G match against Sporting Lisbon on September 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during Chelsea's 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon in Group G of the Champions League this evening.
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Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini 'frustrated' by Roma draw
Manuel Pellegrini admits that he was left frustrated by his Manchester City side's 1-1 draw with Roma in the Champions League.
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FC Schalke's German midfielder Julian Draxler looks on during a training session at Stamford Bridge in London on October 5, 2013
Julian Draxler: 'Schalke struggled to score'
Julian Draxler has admitted that Schalke came up against a "very stubborn opponent" in Slovenian side Maribor.
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Ashley Cole of AS Roma looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City FC and AS Roma on September 30, 2014
Ashley Cole: 'Belief got us back into game'
Ashley Cole hails the "belief" in the Roma side after they came from a goal down to register a 1-1 draw away at Manchester City in the Champions League tonight.
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Gary Cahill and John Terry celebrate the latter's goal for Chelsea on December 01, 2013.
John Terry delighted with Champions League milestone
John Terry says that he is honoured to have reached 100 Champions League appearances for Chelsea.
22:29
Schalke's Swiss midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta and Maribor´s Ales Mejac (L) vie for the ball during the first leg UEFA Champions League Group G football match FC Schalke 04 vs NK Maribor on September 30, 2014
Match Analysis: Schalke 04 1-1 Maribor
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Maribor's 1-1 draw away to Schalke in matchday two of the Champions League.
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Schalke's midfielder Leon Goretzka and Schalke's Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrate during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Hertha BSC Berlin in the German city of Gelsenkirchen on March 28, 2014
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar: Schalke "too careless" against Maribor
Schalke captain Klaas-Jan Huntelaar claims that his team "declined" after only managing a draw against Champions League Group G opponents Maribor.
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Bate Borisovs Denis Polyakov (R) celebrates a goal past Athletic Bilbaos goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz (L) on September 30, 2014
Match Analysis: BATE Borisov 2-1 Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look back at BATE Borisov's 1-0 home victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League this evening.
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Paris' Italian midfielder Marco Verratti celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Barcelona (FCB) on September 30, 2014
Match Analysis: Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 Barcelona
Sports Mole dissects the action as Paris Saint-Germain beat Barcelona 3-2 in their Champions League Group F clash in Paris.
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Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal from a penalty kick during the UEFA Champions League Group E match against Roma on September 30, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester City 1-1 Roma
Sports Mole analyses the Champions League match between Manchester City and Roma at the Etihad Stadium.
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