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Real Madrid clinch back-to-back UCL titles, with win over Juventus

Real Madrid clinch back-to-back UCL titles, with win over Juventus

Real Madrid recorded a 12th UEFA Champions League title, after defeating Juventus 4-1 in Saturday’s final in Cardiff.  Zinedine Zidane‘s side used a brace from Cristiano Ronaldo to make it back-to-back European titles, and their third out of the past four seasons. Ronaldo opened the scoring after 20 minutes, sweeping home Dani Carvajal‘s assist to the bottom left corner. Los Blancos held off an early Juventus attack which saw both

2017 UEFA Champions League Final: Juventus vs Real Madrid

2017 UEFA Champions League Final: Juventus vs Real Madrid

By the Soccer Department It’s the rematch of the 1998 Champions League Final, well not exactly as only Zidane was a member of that game for Juventus, however, he is now the manager of Real Madrid, the club he joined in 2001 on what was at the time a record transfer fee. This final features many familiar faces as both Real Madrid and Juventus are filled with world class players

Cinderella UCL Campaign ends for Leicester City

Cinderella UCL Campaign ends for Leicester City

Last season, Leicester City did the impossible and lifted the English Premier League trophy after being 5,000-1 odds at the beginning of the year. On Tuesday, their dreams of advancing even further in the UEFA Champions League ended in defeat.  The Foxes, who were making their first ever appearance in the European club competition, fell on a 2-1 two-legged aggregate against last season’s runners-up Atletico Madrid. Led by manager Craig Shakespeare,

Juventus ⚫️⚪️ Champions League Preview: Quarter-finals vs Barcelona

Juventus ⚫️⚪️ Champions League Preview: Quarter-finals vs Barcelona

By Piero Fiorino & Richard Bowman  After disposing of Porto 3-0(2-0, 1-0) in the Round of 16, Juventus now find themselves up against Barcelona, a team that has been the most successful European club over the past decade. Despite losing quite a few key players over the years, they’ve managed to still find success and Juventus will need to bring their A-game if they want to even have a chance.

Juventus ⚫️⚪️  Champions League Preview: Round of 16 vs Porto

Juventus ⚫️⚪️ Champions League Preview: Round of 16 vs Porto

By Piero Fiorino & Richard Bowman It is a rematch of the 1984 European Cup Winner’s Final, a result that saw Juventus claim victory over Porto 2-1, however, now almost 33 years later these two teams meet again for a chance to advance to the Quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League. Despite some hurdles it has been a great start to the 2016-2017 campaign for Juventus, they currently sit atop

Leicester City Advance to UEFA Champions League Round of 16

Leicester City Advance to UEFA Champions League Round of 16

Last season, Leicester City defied the odds and proved to the world that the underdogs can achieve greatness. The English outfit won the Barclays Premier League in 2015-16, after being labeled 5,000-1 odds before the start of the season.  After earning a spot into the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League tournament Claudio Ranieri‘s side were given a fairly-reasonable group for the group-stage. Paired with F.C. Porto, F.C. Kobenhavn, and Club Brugge, Leicester

Champions League: Besiktas Shock Napoli 3-2 at San Paolo

Champions League: Besiktas Shock Napoli 3-2 at San Paolo

The UEFA Champions League group-stage has brought some surprising results so far through three rounds of matches. On Wednesday, another surprise result occurred as Italian-side Napoli were defeated 3-2 at their home stadium, the San Paolo by Turkish-outfit Besiktas. Maurizio Sarri‘s side were looking for a perfect 3-0-0 start to the group stage, which could have seen Napoli advance to the knockout stage after three matches, pending other results. After suffering

Piero and Richie B’s Juventus 2016-2017 Review: Part I ⚪️⚫️

Piero and Richie B’s Juventus 2016-2017 Review: Part I ⚪️⚫️

By Piero Fiorino and Richard Bowman We’re a month into Juventus’ 2015-2016 campaign so Piero and Richie B are here to break down how the Bianconeri have fared so far. Juventus still haven’t lost a game, however, they still have a lot of room for improvement as the team still isn’t where they want to be. It’s still early though so there should be nothing to panic about, Juventus is

UEFA Champions League Match Day #1 Tuesday Recap

UEFA Champions League Match Day #1 Tuesday Recap

The UEFA Champions League group-stage is finally underway! Tuesday marked the start of the 32-team group stage which sees six rounds of matches before the field is cut to 16 teams. 16 additional teams will start their Champions League group-stage tomorrow throughout Europe. Here is a recap of all the action in case you missed anything. Attached to each score-line are video highlights. Manchester City — Borussia Monchengladbach. This match

2016-2017 UEFA Champions League Group F Preview

2016-2017 UEFA Champions League Group F Preview

Group F of the Champions league has everything. The group includes the defending reigning champions, a strong dark horse contestant, an underrated team that could cause some problems for the favorites and a team who is just happy to participate in the competition. Prediction: 1) Real Madrid Coming off another successful season by gaining “La Undecima”, Real Madrid will be looking to become the first team to win this competition