Champions League

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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The attacker, who netted in the tie, is confident that his side can overcome a 2-1 first-leg deficit in the second leg, but admitted that the loss could have been even worse

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The Argentine has missed from the spot three times this term and saw his kick saved by Joe Hart as Barcelona beat Manchester City 2-1, though his coach has backed him

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The Bianconeri overcame Borussia Dortmund 2-1 on Tuesday, with Marco Reus netting a potentially vital away goal, but the coach is upbeat about his side's chances in the second leg

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

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The left-back was dismissed as Manchester City were beaten 2-1 but the defender believes Joe Hart's penalty save could be a turning point in the tie

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The former Liverpool man was outstanding on his return to England but he believes the tie is still up for grabs after the Argentine failed to convert from the spot

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Manchester City lined up with Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko up front but it was the visitors who dominated and created the clearer chances, with Luis Suarez scoring twice

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Marco Reus netted a vital away goal for Jurgen Klopp's side on Tuesday and the Argentine forward was disappointed with the way in which his side conceded against the German outfit

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COMMENT: They may have won 2-1, but the Bianconeri's away record in Europe - and Dortmund's suitability for the Champions League - leaves the Germans favourites to progress

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Barcelona ran out 2-1 winners against Manuel Pellegrini's men at the Etihad Stadium but the Argentine scored in the second half, and is hopeful of winning at the Camp Nou

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The Uruguayan netted a match-winning double for Barcelona at the Etihad on Tuesday and the Manchester City goalkeeper was unsurprised he had such an impact on the game

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It may have been Lionel Messi spotted at a casino earlier this week but Manuel Pellegrini took the biggest gamble with an ill-judged selection, and is lucky to still be in the tie

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Goal took in the Champions League action after a fascinating night in Turin, where the home side rode goals from Morata and Tevez towards a narrow first-leg advantage

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COMMENT: The Uruguay striker scored both goals in his best performance yet as Luis Enrique's side made light of a potentially problematic trip to Manchester City

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A Luis Suarez double means that the Catalan giants head into the second leg with a one-goal advantage and one foot in the quarter-finals of the competition

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The Argentine saw his opener cancelled out by Marco Reus but the Italian side restored their lead in the first half and were able to hold on for the remainder of the game

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The former Liverpool star struck twice in a dominant first half for the Catalan giants, who held on comfortably despite Sergio Aguero's second-half strike for the hosts

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The Portuguese coach is confident that his side can stifle the Gunners' attack on Wednesday and feels they can progress to the quarter-finals of the competition

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The England international also says the Gunners are well prepared for their clash against Monaco as they eye a place in the Champions League quarter-finals

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The Italian champions are once again riding high at the summit of Serie A but Jurgen Klopp's men appear reinvigorated after three successive Bundesliga wins