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The can’t-miss games to watch in March

We are heading into the business end of the football season with the Champions League and Europa League competitions returning at the knockout stage and the league titles to be battled out in the final months. Whilst neither UEFA club cup competition can be won in March, it can certainly be lost as 16 teams will become eight before the month is out and the quarter-final draw takes place on 19 March. There are a couple Round of 16 matches…
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Champions League second round preview & predictions

The 2020-21 UEFA Champions League returns this week with four first leg matches from the Round of 16. One of the biggest ties of the round takes place from Camp Nou on Tuesday night as Barcelona host last season’s runners-up Paris Saint-Germain. Defending Premier League champions Liverpool travel to RB Leipzig in the other game the same night. 24 hours later sees FC Porto hosting Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus, and Borussia Dortmund travel to Sevilla. The two pre-season favourites with the…
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Which teams have won the most Champions League titles?

Since the European Cup first came to fruition in the mid-1950s, 22 different clubs have lifted the sought-after trophy. It’s no surprise that teams often target European success, with highly-respected managers, such as Sir Alex Ferguson, believing that the competition is better than the FIFA World Cup. Throughout the Champions League’s 65-year history, some clubs have dominated the knockout tournament, winning the European Cup on several occasions. So, let’s take a look at which teams have won the most Champions…
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What are Spurs’ chances of Champions League success?

It is no great secret that Tottenham Hotspur haven’t really performed too well in this season’s Europa League competition thus far. Their performances have been so dire that they have fallen to odds of 10/1 to lift the Eruopa League trophy outright – a long way shy of fellow English sides Arsenal (5/1) and Leicester City (8/1). These odds are from trusted Cancasinos online casino but there are more gambling sites than ever before, and a number of different points…
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Can Pep Guardiola Win Manchester City the Champions League?

Despite being the most successful English team of the last decade, Manchester City seem unable to achieve European success. Between 2010 and 2019, the Citizens lifted more domestic silverware than any other club, claiming a total of 16 trophies, as per Manchester City’s official website.   However, under the likes of Manuel Pellegrini, Pep Guardiola, and Roberto Mancini, a Champions League trophy has yet to be added to the collection. So, is the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager the…
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Champions League: fixtures, preview and predictions

The Champions League returns on August 7 and 8, with the remaining round of 16 ties scheduled to be played to a conclusion. The winners of those four matches will join the four teams who have already booked their places in the quarter-finals. The format of the final phase of the competition has been revised with the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final all now set to be staged as one-off ties in Portugal. Favourites in Pole Position to Progress Manchester City…
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UEFA Champions League matchday 4 preview: Premier League giants look to take one step into knockout rounds

It’s been relatively smooth sailing for the majority of the Premier League clubs in the UEFA Champions League so far, even though a few hiccups have threatened last season’s finalists Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on occasions. Spurs, in particular, are reeling from their recent struggles in the league. They’re stuck in 11th place in the Premier League, failing to win matches and at rock-bottom in terms of confidence.  So a trip to Belgrade to take on the daunting FK Crvena…
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UEFA Champions League Draw: PSG, Real Madrid clash in feisty group stages

The UEFA Champions League draw took place earlier today, with the UEFA awards also being distributed at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. However, the centre of attention were the groups being seeded and the gigantic group A which includes European goliaths Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. The two infamously met in the Round of 16 encounter two years ago, when Madrid recorded a relatively easy win to destroy the European dreams for the Parisians. Club Brugge and Galatasaray complete the grou.. UEFA…
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Champions League and Europa League set for exciting last eight showdowns

Europe’s top clubs are gearing up for the quarter-finals of the continent’s two major knockout tournaments. The Champions League and Europa League are both down to the last eight teams and there are some mouth-watering ties scheduled to take place during April. Read on as we assess who will make it through to the semi-finals in both competitions. Big guns fancied to progress to the last four in the Champions League Manchester United versus Barcelona is undoubtedly the standout tie…
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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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