Wednesday 23 April 2014

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Despite being on course for the treble, the Bayern boss' style of play has been criticised recently for it's so-called sterility. Two Goal writers debate the issue

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The former Blues defender took to Twitter to voice his views on the Champions League semi-final first-leg at the Vicente Calderon as part of Heineken's 'Share The Sofa' campaign

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The Portuguese's pragmatic plan may yet take Chelsea to the Champions League final this term, but Tuesday's tactics were a reminder of why he wasn't a hit in his previous post

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Jose Mourinho claims the Champions League is his priority and reports have suggested he could field a weakened starting XI against the Reds this weekend but what do you think?

Tuesday 22 April 2014

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The midfielder was disappointed by the Rojiblancos' inability to break the Blues down at the Vicente Calderon but believes the tie remains open ahead of the return clash in London

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Pictures from the Vicente Calderon as Diego Simeone's men were held to a 0-0 draw by the Blues, who lost Petr Cech and John Terry to injury during a dour encounter

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The Argentine said his side were unfortunate not to get the goal they were looking for at the Vicente Calderon but admits Jose Mourinho's men are now favourites to progress

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The centre-half finds it grossly unfair that the midfielder has been made the scapegoat for the Blaugrana's poor form in recent weeks and wants the entire squad to feel their ire

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A dogged defensive display from Jose Mourinho's side will see the two teams head into next week's second leg level, with the veteran keeper replacing the injured Petr Cech

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A pragmatic performance from Jose Mourinho's men helped ensure a goalless draw which leaves this Champions League semi-final tie well and truly in the balance

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The goalkeeper and defender were forced off through injury, and are now doubts for Sunday's clash with Liverpool, as the visitors stifled the Liga leaders at Vicente Calderon

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The Chelsea goalkeeper collided with Raul Garcia in the first half of the Champions League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid, being withdrawn after just 15 minutes

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The former Barcelona coach has revealed his respect for Carlo Ancelotti's team and believes they will provide the sternest possible test they could have faced in Europe

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The defender is also confident his side can do the double this season and lift silverware domestically and in Europe to complete a remarkable season

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The 29-year-old has praised the goalkeeper for his professionalism, while he has also expressed his delight at moving to the Spanish outfit on a permanent deal

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The former Sweden striker says his 2006 win with Barcelona was the pinnacle of his playing career and picks Ronaldinho as the greatest he has ever played alongside

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The Wales star missed Monday's session due to illness but was able to work as normal with the Real Madrid squad as they prepare to take on Pep Guardiola's side

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The former Barcelona man, who played alongside the Spaniard at Camp Nou, says his intelligence as a player has manifested as coaching "genius" in recent seasons