Friday, February 27, 2015

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A Martin Stranzl own goal followed by a Vitolo double were enough to give the Spanish side the win in the second leg despite goals from Granit Xhaka and Thorgan Hazard

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The Real Madrid midfielder's future remains the subject of speculation and the former Chelsea boss admits he is an admirer of the Germany international

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The Spaniards have a slender 1-0 lead from the first leg, meaning that their Europa League tie is still up for grabs as they travel to Borussia-Park - follow it LIVE!

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Diego Simeone's captain concedes that the Spanish champions got off lightly in their Champions League match in Germany, given their poor performance and Tiago's dismissal

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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The Spanish giants retain the right to re-sign the Juventus forward but the Italian coach believes that he will stay in Turin rather than return to the Santiago Bernabeu

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The reigning Primera Division champions confirm that Guilherme Siqueira has picked up a hamstring strain, while Saul Niguez has suffered a kidney trauma and will be observed

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The striker put his side in control and has now scored four goals in his last two games – for Uruguay and Barcelona – against the England and Manchester City goalkeeper

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The former Liverpool striker was claimed to have bitten Martin Demichelis' hand, only to have been absolved by another angle, and feels he is being unfairly targeted by reporters

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COMMENT: Diego Simeone's side were beaten at their own game in Germany and, deprived of several key players, face an uphill battle to make the Champions League's last eight

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A thunderous second-half effort from young midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu was the only thing separating the two sides at the BayArena, with Bernd Leno in good form for the hosts

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The Brazil international claimed he was verbally abused by the home supporter, but the man involved has denied speaking to the player though admits he suggested he was a diver

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The Brazilian forward was seen approaching a fan after his side's 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium, with whom he swapped curses and mockery, but the hosts are unconcerned

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The Blaugrana president was enthused by the way in which Luis Enrique's men passed the Premier League champions off the pitch for 45 minutes at the Etihad Stadium

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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The Barcelona forward will not face any sanction despite the emergence of footage purportedly showing him moving his mouth towards the hand of the Manchester City defender

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The Manchester City playmaker grabbed an assist as the hosts came back from two goals down to keep the tie alive but says they must not repeat their first-half display in Spain

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The defender is excited about facing the former Bayern Munich striker but will have to wait until the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie due to injury

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The Argentine believes the players trusted to replace the likes of Diego Costa and David Villa can take the club to new heights by creating extra competition for places

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Phil Kitromilides explains why he thinks last season's runners up in the Champions League will be too strong for an out of form Bundesliga side this evening at the BayArena