Champions League

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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The Argentine superstar is particularly fond of his header at the Stadio Olimpico and his drive at Wembley - both goals coming against the Red Devils

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The Roma midfielder revealed his side took countermeasures to curtail the free-scoring Germans but admitted it was not enough after their 2-0 defeat

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The Spaniard was not impressed by the Serie A outfit's defensive tactics, while Mario Gotze feels the German champions are perfectly in tune with their coach's tactics

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The Blues boss says his side were impressive in the final 30 minutes of the 1-1 Champions League draw with Maribor, but paid the price for a disappointing first-half showing

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COMMENT: The Portuguese believed he would break Raul's Champions League record before his great rival, but the Argentine struck twice at Ajax to reach the 71-goal mark

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The midfielder reserved special praise for the striker but was quick to talk up his side's team ethic after Wednesday's Champions League game

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Luiz Adriano was once again the hero, firing a hat-trick as the Ukraine giants routed the side from Belarus for the second successive matchday

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Nani ran riot for the home side in a fairly comfortable win over the visiting Bundesliga outfit, as Sporting picked up some much-needed points in the hunt for qualification

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A Lionel Messi brace pulled him level with Raul's record of 71 Champions League goals, while securing the Blaugrana's place in the knockout stage

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Julen Lopetegui's outfit qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League at the expense of the Basque side, who exit the competition at the group stage...

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A goal either side of half-time from Franck Ribery and Mario Gotze secure a spot in the Champions League last 16 for Pep Guardiola's men

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Goal took in the action in Slovenia, where the hosts made up for their dreadful showing at Stamford Bridge with a spirited draw against the Premier League leaders

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COMMENT: The Giallorossi were well beaten by Bayern for the second time in a fortnight and their big-game pedigree now has to be questioned

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The home side came from behind to triumph against Roberto Di Matteo's men, two weeks after they suffered a controversial last-minute defeat in Germany

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The Uruguayan struck inside the first minute to hand his side another victory which sees them confirmed as qualifiers from the group