1. Pep Guardiola Right to Defend Bayern Possession, but Penetration Wins Matches

    Bayern Munich suffered a Champions League semi-final first leg defeat against Real Madrid on Wednesday evening, losing 1-0 to the Spanish side despite enjoying a huge majority of possession during the 90 minutes...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 hours ago 246 reads 1 comments

  2. Film Focus: Real Madrid Soak Up Pressure, Hit Bayern Munich on the Break

    A glance at the stats would seem to indicate a dominant Bayern Munich performance on Wednesday. While the Bundesliga champions did control 72 percent of possession ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 10 hours ago 2,559 reads 15 comments

  3. Real Madrid Show Bayern Munich That Possession Doesn't Win Games

    The Champions League semi-final first legs have now concluded, and we have seen two very different games with one common theme: the use of counter-attack...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 11 hours ago 1,408 reads 10 comments

  4. Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: 6 Things We Learned

    Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich looked on paper to be the more attractive of the two Champions League semi-finals, and so it proved...

    Nick Dorrington Written by Nick Dorrington about 14 hours ago 2,800 reads 5 comments

  5. Pep Guardiola's Tiki-Taka Doesn't Suit Bayern Munich Against Real Madrid

    Bayern Munich lost 1-0 to Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal tie...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 14 hours ago 10,471 reads 154 comments

  6. Real Madrid Give Bayern Munich a Lesson in Counter-Attacking Football

    Bayern Munich's Pep Guardiola is one of the most tactically innovative managers in world football. He proves that despite having a particular style, there are still alterations that can be made to affect the outcome of matches...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 14 hours ago 10,886 reads 142 comments

  7. Champions League Results 2014: Conservative Match Hands Real Madrid 1-0 Edge

    In a drama-filled but rather drab match at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Spain on Wednesday, Real Madrid pulled out a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal clash...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 14 hours ago 481 reads 0 comments

  8. Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Real Madrid will take a slender advantage to Germany after defeating Bayern Munich, 1-0, in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final Wednesday evening at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu...

    Michael Cummings Written by Michael Cummings about 15 hours ago 25,455 reads 311 comments

  9. Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Live Player Ratings

    Real Madrid will take a 1-0 aggregate lead to Allianz Arena for the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich following their narrow win at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Wednesday...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 17 hours ago 11,667 reads 51 comments

  10. Jose Mourinho Must Be Allowed to Select Team He Wants for Liverpool vs. Chelsea

    With a crunch away trip to Liverpool sandwiched between a Champions League semi-final, there was always going to be an air of controversy surrounding the week ahead for Chelsea ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 18 hours ago 7,088 reads 58 comments

  11. Cristiano Ronaldo Holds Key to Real Madrid's UCL Hopes vs. Bayern Munich

    Real Madrid proved capable of winning a title without Cristiano Ronaldo by edging Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 20 hours ago 717 reads 0 comments

  12. Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Champions League Live Score, Highlights, Report

    Champions League—Estadio Santiago Bernabeu REAL MADRID 1-0 BAYERN MUNICH (19' Benzema) Referee: Howard Webb (England) Line-ups Real Madrid: Casillas; Carvajal, Pepe, S...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 20 hours ago 26,276 reads 394 comments

  13. Film Focus: Chelsea Negate Atletico, but Neither Side Truly Wins

    It has been the big debate among football fans since full-time in Tuesday night's Champions League clash: Which of Chelsea or Atletico Madrid will be happier with the 0-0 result? ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 23 hours ago 2,665 reads 16 comments

  14. Why Thibaut Courtois Must Return to Chelsea This Summer

    Three Chelsea goalkeepers featured in the first leg Champions League semi final against Atletico—one in his 20s, one in his 30s and one in his 40s...

    Dan Levene Written by Dan Levene about 1 day ago 11,719 reads 24 comments

  15. Atletico Madrid's Consistent Defence Makes Life Hard for Returning Hero Torres

    It has been seven years since Fernando Torres played a match at the Vicente Calderon, and as expected he received a warm reception from the supporters...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 1 day ago 2,335 reads 2 comments

  16. Champions League 2014: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich Semi-Final Predictions

    The second Champions League semi-final of the week again takes place in Madrid; this time the Santiago Bernabeu plays host to two of the heavyweights of European football...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 1 day ago 25,904 reads 13 comments

  17. Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    Real Madrid play host to Bayern Munich on Wednesday evening in what promises to be a battle of epic proportions between two of European football's most respected titans...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 day ago 20,534 reads 18 comments

  18. Champions League Results 2014: Chelsea Gains Upper Hand with Scoreless Draw

    Sometimes there is a winner in a draw, and such is the case with the 0-0 draw between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid on Tuesday at Vicente Calderon in Spain. Let's just get this out of the way first; the winners were not the people watching this match.

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 1 day ago 633 reads 0 comments

  19. Mourinho Misses a Big Chance to Gain a Champions League Advantage for Chelsea

    It's interesting how a manager's principles can change depending on the situation. Back in January, West Ham came to Stamford Bridge and did their utmost to keep Chelsea out, to ...

    Nick  Miller Written by Nick Miller about 1 day ago 1,084 reads 19 comments

  20. Atletico Madrid vs. Chelsea: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Atletico Madrid and Chelsea played to a scoreless draw in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final Tuesday evening at the Estadio Vicente Calderon...

    Michael Cummings Written by Michael Cummings about 1 day ago 12,407 reads 282 comments

  21. Webb Named Official for Madrid-Bayern

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 day ago 484 reads 0 comments

  22. Atletico Madrid vs. Chelsea: Blues Must Stop Diego Costa to Stifle Atleti

    If Chelsea have any chance of advancing to the Champions League final, they must find a way to stifle La Liga’s second-leading scorer, Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa...

    Nathan Tessler Written by Nathan Tessler about 1 day ago 405 reads 1 comments

  23. Atletico Madrid vs. Chelsea: Live Player Ratings

    Atletico Madrid and Chelsea played to a scoreless draw in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final on Tuesday...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 day ago 7,872 reads 43 comments

  24. Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Key Battles Feature Ronaldo, Bale and Robben

    Europe’s two most fancied sides meet in the Bernabeu on Wednesday, as Bayern Munich travel to Spain to face Real Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals...

    Damian Buxton Written by Damian Buxton about 2 days ago 22,831 reads 104 comments

  25. Atletico Madrid vs. Chelsea: Champions League Live Score, Highlights, Report

    Champions League—Estadio Vicente Calderon ATLETICO MADRID 0-0 CHELSEA Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden) Line-ups Atletico Madrid: Courtois; Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, F...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 2 days ago 32,716 reads 284 comments