Champions League

Alexandre Pato in action for Sao Paulo on September 27, 2014
Alexandre Pato in, Radamel Falcao out of Chelsea's Champions League squad
Alexandre Pato replaces Radamel Falcao in Chelsea's squad for the upcoming knockout stages of the Champions League.
Feb 3, 18:13
The UEFA Champions League trophy is displayed prior to the UEFA Champions League 2013/14 season quarter-finals draw at the UEFA headquarters, The House of European Football, on March 21, 2014
Crowd ban lifted on Dynamo Kiev, Manchester City Champions League game
UEFA lifts a crowd ban on the game between Dynamo Kiev and Manchester City in the Champions League.
Feb 2, 18:07
Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola reacts during the Audi Cup football match FC Bayern Munich vs AC Milan in Munich, southern Germany, on August 4, 2015
Thierry Henry: 'Pep Guardiola could turn Man City into Champions League winners'
Thierry Henry backs Pep Guardiola to shape Manchester City into Champions League winners during his three-year stay at the Etihad Stadium.
Feb 1, 23:40
Kelechi Iheancho of Manchester City celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match at the Etihad Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Kelechi Iheanacho replaces Samir Nasri in Manchester City Champions League squad
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini reveals that Kelechi Iheanacho will replace Samir Nasri in his Champions League squad for the knockout stages.
Feb 1, 21:17
Manchester United teammates Rio Ferdinand and Ryan Giggs lift the Champions League trophy on May 21, 2008.
Controversial Champions League changes mooted
Manchester United and AC Milan are part of a group of clubs reportedly planning to propose automatic qualification places in the Champions League.
Jan 29, 21:28
Manager of Manchester City U21 Patrick Vieira and Manager of Chelsea FC U21 Dermot Drummy look on during the Barclays U21 Premier League match on May 1, 2014
Patrick Vieira: 'Manchester City can win Champions League this season'
Patrick Vieira believes that Manchester City are capable of winning the Champions League this season.
Jan 25, 17:26
Manuel Neuer of Germany watches the ball bounce over the line from a shot that hit the crossbar from Frank Lampard of England, but referee Jorge Larrionda judges the ball did not cross the line during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Round of Sixteen
UEFA to use goalline technology at Euro 2016, Champions League
UEFA announces that goalline technology will be used at Euro 2016 and in the Champions League from next season.
Jan 22, 15:57
Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink strikes a pose in the dugout during the game with Watford on December 26, 2015
Guus Hiddink: 'Champions League qualification still possible'
Interim Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink insists that his side have not given up hope of finishing in the top four of the Premier League this season.
Jan 12, 18:30
Ashley Young of Manchester United replaces Memphis Depay as a substitute during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford on November 25, 2015
Memphis Depay "went crazy" after PSV Eindhoven subbing
Manchester United's Memphis Depay concedes that he "went crazy" after he was substituted against his former club PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League earlier this season.
Dec 24, 15:22
Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud (L) reacts with teamates Arsenal's German defender Per Mertesacker, Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil, Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin and Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after s
Mesut Ozil: 'Barcelona are beatable'
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil insists that his team have the qualities to overcome Barcelona in their last-16 clash in the Champions League.
Dec 21, 13:55
Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Silva in action during the match against Guingamp on August 31, 2013
PSG captain Thiago Silva: 'No winter break could harm Chelsea in Europe'
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva says that Chelsea not having a winter break puts them at a disadvantage for their last-16 tie in the Champions League.
Dec 14, 17:25
Manchester City players celebrate after Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) scored his second and City's third goal to take the lead 3-2 during the UEFA Champions League Group D football match between Manchester City and Borussia Moen
Man City not expecting "easy" Champions League last-16 tie against Dynamo Kiev
Manchester City director of football Tixiki Begiristain says that the Premier League side will not take their last 16 Champions League tie against Dynamo Kiev lightly.
Dec 14, 13:58
Snow falls as Wolfsburg flags are waved by fans next to the pitch ahead of the German first division Bundesliga football VfL Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund in the northern German city of Wolfsburg on April 7, 2012
Klaus Allofs: 'Wolfsburg confident of Champions League progress'
Wolfsburg general manager Klaus Allofs admits that his side got the draw that they were hoping for when being paired with Gent in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Dec 14, 13:00
Bayern Munich's defender Jerome Boateng celebrates scoring the 2-0 goal during the UEFA Champions League second-leg, Round of 16 football match FC Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk in Munich, southern Germany, on March 11, 2015
Jerome Boateng: 'Bayern Munich are favourites'
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng believes that his side should be considered favourites for their Champions League last-16 clash with Juventus.
Dec 14, 12:45
Chelsea's Bosnian goalkeeper Asmir Begovic (L) fails to save a shot by Dynamo Kiev's Austrian defender Aleksandar Dragovic (not in picture) to make it 1-1 during a UEFA Chamions league group stage football match between Chelsea and Dynamo Kiev at Stamford
Manchester City director Txiki Begiristain wary of Dynamo Kiev threat
Director of football Txiki Begiristain warns that Manchester City's last-16 Champions League tie with Dynamo Kiev is far from easy.
Dec 14, 12:35
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Juventus clash is mouth-watering'
Bayern Munich ambassador Franz Beckenbauer expects a "mouth-watering" tie between his side and Juventus in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Dec 14, 12:32
General view of Vicente Calderon Stadium pitch and grandstands prior to start of the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Betis Balompie on October 27, 2013
Atletico Madrid wary of PSV Eindhoven threat
Atletico Madrid representative Clemente Villaverde expects a "difficult" match against PSV Eindhoven in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Dec 14, 12:17
Neymar (C) of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates Luis Suarez (L) and Lionel Messi of FC Barcelonaa after scoring his team's third goal of FC Barcelonaduring the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou on November
Barcelona expecting "spectacle" against Arsenal in Champions League last-16 tie
Barcelona director Albert Soler says that the last-16 matchup against Arsenal in the Champions League will be a "spectacle" for the fans.
Dec 14, 12:13
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz gestures towards Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in
Chelsea secretary David Barnard: 'We know Paris Saint-Germain well'
Chelsea club secretary David Barnard insists that the Blues will approach the last-16 Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain with "no trepidation".
Dec 14, 12:10
A general view before the international friendly match between Italy and England at Juventus Arena on March 31, 2015
Pavel Nedved "confident" ahead of Bayern Munich clash
Juventus vice-president Pavel Nedved insists that his side can overcome Bayern Munich having been drawn against the German giants in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Dec 14, 12:02
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring his fourth goal during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match Real Madrid CF vs Malmo FF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 8, 201
Real Madrid director: 'We cannot consider ourselves favourites against Roma'
Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno says that the team cannot fall into the trap of considering themselves favourites against Roma in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Dec 14, 12:00
Neymar (C) of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates Luis Suarez (L) and Lionel Messi of FC Barcelonaa after scoring his team's third goal of FC Barcelonaduring the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou on November
Arsenal secretary David Miles: 'Barcelona not the draw we wanted'
Arsenal club secretary David Miles concedes that facing Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League is far from ideal.
Dec 14, 11:47
sene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Arsenal draw Barcelona in last 16 of Champions League
Arsenal draw Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Chelsea will take on Paris Saint-Germain for the third season running.
Dec 14, 11:16
Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea shakes hands with Diego Costa of Chelsea during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho: 'Goals are coming from Diego Costa, Eden Hazard'
Jose Mourinho insists that both Diego Costa and Eden Hazard will begin to score goals for Chelsea, having managed four strikes between them so far this campaign.
Dec 12, 14:20
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech acknowledges the fans following the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, on October 20, 2015. Arsenal won the match 2-0.
Arsenal keeper Petr Cech: 'We proved we can handle the pressure'
Arsenal keeper Petr Cech believes that his side have proven that they can handle the pressure of their chase for silverware this season following their win over Olympiacos.
Dec 11, 20:28
Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Theo Walcott: 'Teams will fear Arsenal'
Theo Walcott claims that no team will want to face Arsenal in the knockout rounds of the Champions League after their 3-0 win over Olympiacos on Wednesday.
Dec 10, 12:37
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech acknowledges the fans following the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, on October 20, 2015. Arsenal won the match 2-0.
Petr Cech: 'Arsenal always had belief'
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech says that the team always believed that they could get out of their Champions League group.
Dec 10, 10:30
Roy Keane, manager of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light on November 29, 2008 in Sunderland, England.
Roy Keane: 'Manchester United lacking character'
Manchester United are lacking in real quality and characters in the team, according to former midfielder Roy Keane.
Dec 10, 10:13
Jose Mourinho, Manager of Chelsea makes a point during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Jose Mourinho: 'Every Champions League team will want to face Chelsea'
Jose Mourinho says that all the qualified teams will want to draw Chelsea as he believes that they are the weakest team in the competition.
Dec 10, 08:40
Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert vies with Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic during the Group E, second-leg UEFA Champions League football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany on December 9, 2015.
Player Ratings: Bayer Leverkusen 1-1 Barcelona
Sports Mole looks back at the 1-1 draw between Bayer Leverkusen and Barcelona to judge how each player performed.
Dec 9, 23:25
Bayern Munich's midfielder Joshua Kimmich (L) vies with Dinamo Zagreb's Portuguese defender Ivo Pinto during the UEFA Champions League football match between Dinamo Zagreb v Bayern Munich at the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb on December 9, 2015.
Player Ratings: Dinamo Zagreb 0-2 Bayern Munich
Sports Mole takes a closer look at every performance from Bayern Munich's 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.
Dec 9, 23:06
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal scores a penalty for the third goal and his hat-trick for Arsenal during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 9, 2015 in Piraeus, Greece.
Player Ratings: Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal
Sports Mole rates the best and worst players as Arsenal cruise to a 3-0 win over Olympiacos in their final Champions League group match.
Dec 9, 22:57
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G football match between Chelsea and Porto at Stamford Bridge in London on December 9, 2015.
Willian: 'Chelsea deserve Champions League progression'
Chelsea winger Willian beliebes that his side deserve their qualification to the knockout stages of the Champions League, after their 2-0 win over Porto.
Dec 9, 22:34
Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert vies with Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic during the Group E, second-leg UEFA Champions League football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany on December 9, 2015.
Match Analysis: Bayer Leverkusen 1-1 Barcelona
Sports Mole looks back at the 1-1 draw between Bayer Leverkusen and Barcelona in the Champions League.
Dec 9, 22:33
Manager Arsene Wenger of Arsenal celebrates after Olivier Giroud of Arsenal scored the third goal and his hat-trick during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 9, 2015 in Piraeus,
Arsene Wenger: "Maybe it's our lucky year"
Arsene Wenger insists that it could be Arsenal's "lucky year" in the Champions League.
Dec 9, 22:32
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal and Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrate at the end of Arsenal's win in the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 9, 2015 in Piraeus, Greece.
Olivier Giroud "relieved" after Arsenal beat Olympiacos
Olivier Giroud says that he is "relieved" after scoring a hat-trick to ensure Arsenal's qualification to the Champions League second round.
Dec 9, 22:21
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski (L) celebrates scoring with Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller and Bayern Munich's midfielder Sebastian Rode during the UEFA Champions League football match between Dinamo Zagreb v Bayern Munich at
Match Analysis: Dinamo Zagreb 0-2 Bayern Munich
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the key talking points from Bayern Munich's 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.
Dec 9, 22:19
Manager Arsene Wenger of Arsenal celebrates after Olivier Giroud of Arsenal scored the third goal and his hat-trick during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 9, 2015 in Piraeus,
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praises "special" Champions League progression
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praises his side following their progression to the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 3-0 victory over Olympiacos.
Dec 9, 22:17
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal and Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrate at the end of Arsenal's win in the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 9, 2015 in Piraeus, Greece.
Match Analysis: Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal
Sports Mole dissects the best of the action from Arsenal's 3-0 win over Olympiacos in the Champions League.
Dec 9, 22:15
Chelsea's English defender John Terry reacts at the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on October 3, 2015. Southampton won the game 3-1.
John Terry: 'Chelsea needed a big performance'
John Terry says that Chelsea had no option but to beat Porto in the Champions League after a poor start to the Premier League season.
Dec 9, 22:10
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leicester CityLeicester25158247272053
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs25139345192648
3Arsenal25146539221748
4Manchester CityMan City25145647262147
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd25118632221041
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham2510963829939
7Southampton2510783324937
8Everton25811646341235
9Liverpool259883236-435
10Watford2596102727033
11Stoke CityStoke2596102431-733
12Crystal Palace2595112630-432
13Chelsea257993335-230
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2578102332-929
15Bournemouth2577112941-1228
16Swansea CitySwansea2569102433-927
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2566132644-1824
18Norwich CityNorwich2565142848-2023
19Sunderland2555153049-1920
20Aston Villa2537152040-2016