Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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The capital club were beaten by city rivals Atletico in La Liga over the weekend but bounced back to get the defence of their Champions League crown off to a perfect start

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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The Reds earned a dramatic late win over Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets thanks to Steven Gerrard's injury-time penalty and the Northern Irishman was delighted with the victory

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The striker was back in goalscoring form in the Champions League on Tuesday, but it was a far from convincing performance which opened the club's 2014-15 campaign

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It was a far from vintage performance from the Merseyside outfit at Anfield, on their return to Europe's top table, but they bagged three points in fitting style

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COMMENT: The club captain was cheered after one fine save and received the warmth of the Bernabeu as Real Madrid claimed a morale-boosting victory in the Champions League

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The Reds captain netted a late spot-kick to give the Reds all three points from their opening Champions League fixture but he was far from satisfied with the performance

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Leonardo Jardim's side get off to a winning start on their return to Champions League football courtesy of Joao Moutinho's second-half strike

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Diego Simeone's outfit fail to follow up on their impressive Madrid derby win at the weekend as they are narrowly defeated by the Greek champions in Group A...

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The midfielder says the Gunners were sloppy in their defeat to Jurgen Klopp's side and simply did not perform well enough to win their Champions League opener

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Burak Yilmaz's stoppage time equaliser salvages a point for Cesare Prandelli's men, robbing a well-organised Anderlecht side of a valuable three points at the death in Istanbul

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Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema were all on the scoresheet as los Blancos got their Champions League title defence off to the perfect start

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The Portugal midfielder handed Leonardo Jardim a timely boost as his goal just after the hour mark got the Ligue 1 club's European campaign off to a winning start

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Diego Simeone's men might have reached the final last season, but they were dealt a rude European awakening as they fell to a surprise defeat at the Stadio Georgios Karaiskaki

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The Argentine struck twice in the second half to edge Massimiliano Allegri's side past a resolute Swedish outfit on Tuesday night

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The Belgium midfielder scored against his former employers to continue the Russian club's impressive start to the campaign in Portugal

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The former Italy boss went close to watching his team suffer a shock defeat at the Turk Telekom Arena before his star striker netted in stoppage-time