Champions League

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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The centre-back took over in goal after the Bulgarians' first-choice keeper had been sent off, and his resulting heroics helped to see them past Steaua Bucharest

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The Chilean opened his account for the Gunners against Besiktas and may need to adapt to a new role quickly due to injuries to both Olivier Giroud and Yaya Sanogo

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The Arsenal striker injured his ankle in the 2-2 draw with Everton at the weekend and will miss up to four months, though the Gunners boss may not dip into the transfer market

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Goal lists all the draw dates for Europe's elite competition, through from the group stages to the semi-finals as Real Madrid bid to defend the title they won by defeating Atletico

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The World Cup winner started in midfield as the Gunners looked to build on their 0-0 first leg draw with Besiktas in the Champions League play-off round at the Emirates

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The Chile international bagged his first goal for the club to send the north Londoners into the Champions League group stages at the expense of the Turkish giants

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Arsene Wenger's team progressed into the Champions League group stages for a 17th consecutive year after Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for the club in a tense match

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The Gunners host the Turkish side in a crucial Champions League play-off second leg on Wednesday evening, with the tie poised at 0-0 from eight days ago

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The Scottish giants were knocked out of Europe's elite club competition for the second time this season on Tuesday after defeat at home to Maribor

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Our man in Spain Phil Kitromilides believes the trend of goals in the second half of games at the new San Mames stadium will continue this evening with the visit of Napoli

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After a stalemate in Turkey last week, the Gunners return to the Emirates looking to book their place in the Champions League group stage, with a comfortable win expected

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Having surrendered their title last season, Pep Guardiola's side will go into Friday's group stage draw as the early favourites to be crowned kings of Europe once again

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The Croatian admitted that some of his troops were in awe of Arsene Wenger's "big guns" in Istanbul but that their fine performance in the first leg has changed everything

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The Basques' boss admits that his inexperienced players froze during the second leg of their first-leg clash with the Partenopei but rules out a repeat performance at home

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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Aurelio De Laurentiis is refusing to splash the cash until the Partenopei learn their European fate - but the Spaniard says that the "project" will continue no matter what

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Ronny Deila's men were unable to take advantage of playing the second leg at home as their European lifeline proved short-lived, Tavaras with the decisive second-half goal

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The veteran goalkeeper, along with attacking star Gareth Bale, is fully convinced the reigning European champions can win an historic 11th continental crown this season

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After a tight first leg which saw Hector Herrera’s goal prove to be the difference, Azuis e Brancos return home looking to defend their lead, with our tipster backing a slow start