There is safety in numbers, and for the English game, presenting five teams to the Champions League was a shot in the arm amid talks of a League on a rapid decline. If there were talks of a League on a rapid decline, it’s only because it was. Leicester City shouldered the responsibility of being
As we approach matchday 4 of this season’s Champions League, all English teams sit top of their group. So, can an English team win this season’s Champions League? Liverpool If Liverpool wins this year’s Champions League, I will be astonished. Liverpool have been the most disappointing English team in the Champions League so far.
Following their pulsating derby at the weekend, AEK Athens and Olympiacos both returned to European action. Reigning Greek champions Olympiacos aimed to get back on track in Turin, while AEK looked to extend their superb winning streak. First up – Olympiacos against Juventus in the Champions League, a game which promised to be an uphill
The first match day of the Champions League has been and gone, and it was a mixed couple of nights for the British clubs. Chelsea 6 – 0 Qarabag If Chelsea didn’t win handsomely here, it would be a worrying start to the competition. Although many pundits say that no game in Europe is
With the draw for the Champions League made on Thursday, Europe’s premier clubs learned their fate on who they face in the group stage, which kicks off this coming September. From the English perception, five teams will begin their quest in winning the illustrious crown that players, managers and fans crave to see their own
Having examined groups A-D in this year’s Champions League, it’s now time to look at groups E-H. Group E – Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor Like Manchester United, Liverpool have been handed a relatively easy and straightforward group, and it would be a failure if Liverpool weren’t to finish top. The attacking threat that
In the past two years, Leicester City and Chelsea Football Club have enjoyed successful Premier League victories against the odds. Before each campaign, both clubs chased down Italian managers, Claudio Ranieri and Antonio Conte, and both adopted a different style of football with a change in formation. Once more, their previous campaigns saw each finish