Champions League

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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The midfielder wants to follow in the footsteps of the legendary Dutchman and become only the second player in history to win the trophy with three different clubs

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A press conference has been called by Borussia Dortmund prompting the bookmakers to slash the price on the 47-year-old replacing Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad

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With a severely weakened squad to choose from for a trip to one of Europe's toughest away grounds, Al Hain-Cole expects Pep Guardiola's men to struggle against the unbeaten hosts

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With the Swedish striker missing, our tipster argues that the price of 3/1 for PSG's top scorer in the competition, Edinson Cavani, to find the back of the net offers real value

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The centre-back saw his form and reputation decline after a World Cup humiliation, but former Brazil man Gilberto Silva thinks the Paris Saint-Germain star is back to his best

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A backheeled goal by the Algeria legend helped the Portuguese side to their first European title in 1987 – but he had to disobey the coach’s instructions to score it

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A deeper role, more tackles, less influence in attack – even the midfielder himself is not impressed with his stats this season, but there’s more to his displays than meets the eye

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COMMENT: Bayern Munich have used a very un-Guardiola pragmatism to cope with a crippling injury list, so don't expect them to come out with all guns blazing at Porto

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COMMENT: The French champions' outstanding forward in Europe this season, the former Napoli man has a huge role to play at Parc des Princes

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EXCLUSIVE: The Porto coach is developing an excellent reputation at the Dragao and he tells Goal that his side are growing ahead of Wednesday’s meeting against the UCL favourites

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ANALYSIS: The suspended striker will miss the first leg of his side's Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday, but the numbers show his absence may be a blessing in disguise

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Carlo Ancelotti's side had several good chances in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final but failed to convert them

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SCOUT REPORT: Both players have been heavily linked with Jose Mourinho's side and were in top form in the goalless draw between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on Tuesday

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The Real Madrid captain was full of praise for the Atletico shot-stopper, feeling the Slovenian had a bigger bearing on the game than the under-fire Serbian match official

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The Real Madrid full-back was accused of trying to sink his teeth into the Atletico Madrid ace during the second half of the Champions League goalless draw in the Spanish capital

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The Atletico Madrid ace was furious after being left with blood streaming from a gash above his eye but the Real Madrid star insists that the contact was unintentional

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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The Monaco boss claimed that Ricardo Carvalho's foul should not have led to a penalty, while he vowed his side will get a better result in the home leg