1. Why Do Juventus Fail in the Champions League Despite Dominating Serie A?

    In Athens, a familiar story. Arriving as favourites for their Champions League game against Olympiacos on Wednesday night, Juventus started slowly, gave up a goal, woke up too late ...

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  2. Manchester City's Lack of a Killer Instinct in Europe Will Cost Them Dear

    The dust has settled on Matchday 3 in the 2014/15 Champions League, and for Manchester City , missing the killer instinct they possess in domestic competition is costing them dear in Europe...

    Callum Mackenzie Written by Callum Mackenzie about 15 hours ago 543 reads 1 comments

  3. Champions League Player Rankings After Matchday 3

    Welcome to the third edition of our UEFA Champions League player rankings, in which we order the competition's top 20 players by way of performances. The criteria is simple: We pick the 20 best players on the basis of form in European games only...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 16 hours ago 7,529 reads 46 comments

  4. Why Dortmund Are so Much Better in the Champions League Than Bundesliga

    Borussia Dortmund returned to winning ways on Wednesday night with an emphatic 4-0 win over Turkish opponents Galatasaray in their third Champions League game of the season...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 18 hours ago 2,299 reads 14 comments

  5. Champions League 5-Point Stance: Wenger Out, City's Flops, Balotelli and Messi

    For this week's five-point stance, we asked former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore to focus on the Champions League. All four English clubs get a mention, along with Barcelona and a possible problem brewing with a certain Lionel Messi ...

    Stan Collymore Written by Stan Collymore about 20 hours ago 17,343 reads 73 comments

  6. Liverpool vs. Real Madrid: Balotelli's Decision-Making Halts Fast Reds Start

    Real Madrid destroyed Liverpool 3-0 on Wednesday, surviving a quick start from the Reds and coasting to victory on the back of Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema goals...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 21 hours ago 3,973 reads 22 comments

  7. Top 5 Moments from Champions League Matchday 3

    We have been treated to yet another thrilling round of games on Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League this week, packed full of wonderful strikes and a whole host of other eye-catching incidents to talk about as records tumbled across the continent...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 21 hours ago 3,292 reads 4 comments

  8. World Football's Thursday Morning Hangover: German Precision Engineering

    Welcome to world football's Thursday Morning Hangover, an homage to the NFL section's own Monday Morning Hangover, in which we round up the key stories and important points from the latest Champions League matchday...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 22 hours ago 6,306 reads 11 comments

  9. 5 Ways Manchester City Can Improve Champions League Hopes

    In Manchester City 's four seasons in the Champions League, it's fair to say they have underwhelmed and disappointed...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 22 hours ago 1,567 reads 19 comments

  10. Top 10 African Performers Halfway Through Champions League Group Stage

    The 2014-15 Champions League group stage is already three matches old. The eight groups are starting to take shape and various sides are emerging as early contenders for the most prestigious title in European club football...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 23 hours ago 2,408 reads 6 comments

  11. Ranking and Grading Liverpool Players on Champions League Performances so Far

    Wednesday night’s 3-0 home defeat to European champions Real Madrid marked the end of the first half of Liverpool ’s group-stage journey in the Champions League this season...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 23 hours ago 5,089 reads 7 comments

  12. Mario Balotelli to Be Fined for Pepe Shirt Swap, Slammed for Real Madrid Display

    Mario Balotelli is set to be fined for swapping shirts with Real Madrid defender Pepe during half-time of Liverpool's 3-0 Champions League defeat to the European champions...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 1 day ago 21,370 reads 52 comments

  13. Grading Every 2014/15 Champions League Team on Matchday 3

    The 2014-15 Champions League campaign continued this week with a healthy supply of continental drama, and those already impressing in the competition hoped to maintain momentum in their most recent outings...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 day ago 2,522 reads 3 comments

  14. Atletico Madrid vs. Malmo FF: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

    Atletico Madrid made it consecutive Champions League victories on Wednesday, comfortably defeating Malmo FF 5-0 at the Vicente Calderon to add to the victory over Juventus in the previous round...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 day ago 997 reads 5 comments

  15. Real Madrid's Champions League Assault Rolls On, but Bigger Tests Await

    Real Madrid travelled to Anfield this week with a point to prove. To many, of course, that may sound odd...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 day ago 4,655 reads 17 comments

  16. Champions League Winners and Losers on Matchday 3

    German teams dominated Matchday 3 with a total of four victories, while defences gave up a total of 40 goals in Tuesday's matches...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 11,258 reads 18 comments

  17. Predicting the Champions League Last 16 at the Halfway Point of the Group Stage

    The Champions League returned this week, with 16 lip-smackingly attractive games played out over Matchday 3...

    Laura Greene Written by Laura Greene about 1 day ago 8,092 reads 34 comments

  18. Galatasaray vs. Borussia Dortmund: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

    Borussia Dortmund kept up their unbeaten start to the Champions League this season with a confident 4-0 win away at Galatasaray . Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was teed up twice in the opening 20 minutes to put the visitors in front...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 1 day ago 1,768 reads 4 comments

  19. Champions League Team of the Week for Matchday 3

    The Champions League group stage reached its halfway point this week, and the matches Tuesday and Wednesday had just about everything...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 day ago 9,793 reads 59 comments

  20. Real Madrid Give Liverpool a European Lesson in Champions League Defeat

    LIVERPOOL, England — Liverpool were taught a harsh lesson by European champions Real Madrid as three first-half goals blew Brendan Rodgers' side away 3-0...

    Matt Ladson Written by Matt Ladson about 1 day ago 8,479 reads 27 comments

  21. Anderlecht vs. Arsenal: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

    After playing 88 minutes of uninspiring football, Arsenal struck for two late goals to leave the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium with a 2-1 win over Anderlecht...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 day ago 10,006 reads 57 comments

  22. Galatasaray vs. Borussia Dortmund: Score, Grades, Reaction from Champions League

    Borussia Dortmund already have one foot in the knockout stages of the Champions League after they extended their 100 percent start to Group D with a 4-0 victory over Galatasaray on Wednesday...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 1 day ago 4,715 reads 16 comments

  23. Liverpool vs. Real Madrid: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

    Liverpool were given a harsh lesson about how the Champions League has moved on without them in their five-year absence from the competition as Real Madrid emphatically produced a 3-0 win at Anfield...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 day ago 19,014 reads 52 comments

  24. Champions League Tables 2014: Updated Group Standings, Results After Matchday 3

    Fans were treated to a record amount of goals during Tuesday's UEFA Champions League action and plenty of drama on Wednesday, as Europe's top competition once again lived up to its billing on Matchday 3...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 day ago 6,188 reads 0 comments

  25. Borussia Dortmund's Crisis Takes New Shape with Galatasaray Drubbing

    Borussia Dortmund maintained their perfect record in Champions League Group D on Wednesday, beating Galatasaray 4-0 in Istanbul...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 1 day ago 4,399 reads 31 comments