Category Archives: Champions League

Will we still be in Europe come May?

Will we still be in Europe come May? That is the question uppermost in the minds of Tottenham, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United fans. By 29 March 2019, the nation’s fate in Europe may still be up in the air, but we will know for sure if the four English clubs that are competing in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League have all progressed in to the last eight ties that will be played in April.…
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A look at the Champions League second round draw: Who are the favourites now?

The second round draw for this season’s Champions League has taken place today. As always, a number of mouth-watering ties have been drawn up among the 16 qualifiers from the Group Stage. Here’s a look at how the draw went: Schalke 04 v Manchester City Manchester City are the competition’s favourites with their odds now down to 11/4 with reputable bookmaker Ladbrokes following the draw. Pep Guardiola’s side will fancy an easy tie versus Schalke 04 who are currently in the…
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Stats suggest a high scoring Champions League campaign

The early rounds of the new Champions League campaign have been notable for some high-scoring affairs. In week one, Liverpool needed a late winner to overcome Paris Saint-Germain in a five-goal thriller, while the subsequent round included a 4-2 win for Barcelona against Spurs. PSG overcame that loss to Liverpool by putting six goals past Crvena Zvezda, while there were five goals for Roma as they breezed past Viktoria Plzen. It’s early days, of course, but those numbers suggest that…
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Liverpool – Champions League chances 2017/18 season

Liverpool look a revitalized team this season with the lethal combination of Salah, Mane and Firmino. They have virtually secured a top four finish in the Premier league as they continue to pick up points. They are currently sitting in third behind the two Manchester clubs with 60 points from their 30 games played.  So what are the chances of Liverpool winning Europe’s premier competition this season? Liverpool are around 9/1 to win the competition behind the likes of Manchester…
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Who’ll be this year’s Champions League top goalscorer?

Following the fourth round of Champions League group stage matches, competition for this season's top goalscorer crown looks remarkably intense. We have decided to take a look at a number of this season's likely candidates to be the Golden Boot winner this season. Cristiano Ronaldo Ronaldo's prowess for European goals can't be understated, with exceptional consistency in his favour. From the 2011/12 season onwards, the Portuguese international has scored 10 times at a minimum in every Champions League campaign, scoring…
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Champions League Semi-Final: Road To Cardiff

  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"] Source: Wikimedia[/caption] As we approach the Champions League finals, let's take a look at what's still left to play on the road to Cardiff, and the teams that might yet lift the cup. It's been a tough competition so far, with teams like Leicester City delivering shock star performances, and sides like Barcelona flopping short of their best. In the end, four teams have emerged from the dust: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Juventus and Monaco. The final…
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