1. 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 2 days ago 8,485 reads 35 comments

  2. Real Madrid's Karim Benzema Becomes 3rd-Fastest to 40 Champions League Goals

    Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema scored a pair of goals in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Liverpool at Anfield, thus becoming the third-fastest player to record 40 Champions League ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 14 hours ago 3,420 reads 4 comments

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

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

    Paolo Bandini Written by Paolo Bandini about 1 day ago 5,416 reads 27 comments

  4. 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 1 day ago 668 reads 1 comments

  5. 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 1 day ago 11,682 reads 53 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 2 days ago 4,247 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 2 days ago 3,404 reads 18 comments

  8. 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 2 days ago 19,427 reads 79 comments

  9. 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 2 days ago 3,712 reads 4 comments

  10. 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 2 days ago 1,860 reads 20 comments

  11. 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 2 days ago 6,938 reads 12 comments

  12. 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 2 days ago 2,791 reads 6 comments

  13. 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 2 days ago 5,590 reads 8 comments

  14. 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 2 days ago 22,677 reads 52 comments

  15. 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 2 days ago 2,608 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 2 days ago 1,069 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 2 days ago 11,825 reads 19 comments

  18. 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 2 days ago 4,773 reads 16 comments

  19. 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 2 days ago 8,601 reads 27 comments

  20. 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 2 days ago 9,976 reads 62 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 2 days ago 10,204 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 2 days ago 5,166 reads 16 comments

  23. 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 3 days ago 4,542 reads 32 comments

  24. 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 2 days ago 1,888 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 2 days ago 19,262 reads 51 comments