Ancelotti rues Vidal penalty miss in loss to Madrid

Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has blamed Arturo Vidal’s first-half penalty miss for his side’s defeat to Real Madrid in their UEFA Champions League first leg quarter-final tie on Wednesday. The hosts got ahead early in the game when Arturo Vidal headed in the opener on 25 minutes, but went on to miss a penalty…

Ronaldo makes UEFA club history as Madrid stun Bayern

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player in history to score 100 European goals as his brace spurred Real Madrid to come from behind to beat Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday night. The visitors were trailing 1-0 going into the interval, but a double from Ronaldo in the…

Champions League: My fans never doubted me – Ronaldo

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo said he was not aware that anyone doubted his ability. Ronaldo became the first player ever to reach 100 European goals with a double as Real came back to win 2-1 in Wednesday’s Champions League quarterfinal first leg at Bayern Munich. Bayern had the better of the first half in…

Champions League: Ronaldo’s brace sinks Bayern, Atletico defeat Leicester

Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half brace, ensured that Real Madrid came from a goal down to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night. Carlo Ancelotti’s men went ahead in the first half, after Arturo Vidal powered in a header from Xabi Alonso’s corner-kick. The Chile midfielder had a chance to double Bayern’s lead,…

Why 4th placed Premier League team may miss out on Champions League

UEFA rules may see the team that finishes fourth in the Premier League, miss out on next season’s Champions League. If Leicester City win the Champions League and Manchester United clinch the Europa League, they automatically qualify for the competition. This then means that only the top three clubs in England will be allowed into…

Barca coach Enrique blames first-half display for Juve defeat

Following their 3-0 stunning defeat to Juventus on Tuesday night, Barcelona Boss Luis Enrique has blamed their poor first-half showing for the loss. Enrique, whose side have come back from a seemingly inevitable exit once in this season’s Champions League, added that his team were better in the second half, but could not reply the…

Champions League: Juventus hammer Barcelona, Dortmund vs Monaco moved

Juventus have one leg in the semi-finals of this year’s Champions League, following their 3-0 win over Barcelona in Turin on Tuesday night. The Serie A champions completely outclassed Luis Enrique’s men, who got to the quarter-final courtesy of a remarkable comeback against Paris Saint-Germain. Paulo Dybala set the tone for the night with two…