Category Archives: Champions League

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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The Champions League Quarterfinals: the Road to Cardiff

With only 57 days left before the 2017 Champions League final, the lineup for the quarterfinal stage of the competition has already been made known to the public. Monaco and Atletico Madrid keep up the hope of reaching the 2017 final in Cardiff by overpowering Man City and Bayer Leverkusen respectively. Such domination will help them continue on to the quarterfinals of the 2017 competition. Both teams were successful, beating out the competition 3-1 and 4-2 respectively, meaning they both…
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How To Plan For The Away Days In Europe

The draws for the UEFA Champions League and Europa League were recently held with a number of English Premier League teams drawn in the respective tournaments. Reigning Premier League Champions Leicester City are set to make their debut in the Champions League this season with a trip to face Club Brugge this month, Arsenal have a tough opening fixture against Paris Saint-Germain in the French capital, Tottenham Hotspur face a trip to CSKA Moscow at the end of the month…
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