Tag Archives: UEFA Champions League

  • Chelsea’s Oscar Scores Brilliant Golazo Against Juventus In UCL (Video & GIF)

    Chelsea’s Oscar Scores Brilliant Golazo Against Juventus In UCL (Video & GIF)

    When Chelsea forked over upwards of £20-million to Brazilian soccer club Internacional in return for the services of attacking midfielder Oscar during the summer, they were hoping the 21-year-old’s acquisition would pay dividends.  Heck, they even draped him in the No. 11 jersey that was previously worn by recently departed Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba. Well, following […]

  • This Save On Robin van Persie Saved AC Milan’s UCL Hopes (Video)

    This Save On Robin van Persie Saved AC Milan’s UCL Hopes (Video)

    Following AC Milan’s 4-0 victory over Arsenal at the San Siro on February 15, many expected the second leg of this UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match-up to provide little excitement. Those many, including myself, were wrong. Things couldn’t have been much crazier during yesterday’s return leg at Arsenal Stadium, as the home side […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 12/7/11 — Bafetimbi Gomis

    Stat Line Of The Night — 12/7/11 — Bafetimbi Gomis

    Heading into the final match day of the UEFA Champions League group stage, Lyon found themselves three points behind Ajax for second place in group D.  Not only did they need a win against Dinamo Zagreb, but they also needed Ajax to lose to Real Madrid in the other group match and they had to […]

  • Another Vicious Soccer Headbutt (Video)

    Another Vicious Soccer Headbutt (Video)

    What is it with soccer players and headbutts? In a Champion’s League play-in match between Spain’s Villarreal and Denmark’s Odense, a rather minor run-in between two players quickly turned unnecessarily violent. Andreas Johansson of Odense took down Borja Valera of Villarreal. The foul was probably worth a yellow card, but it wasn’t especially vicious. After […]

  • El Clasico Was Pretty Classic Yesterday (Videos)

    El Clasico Was Pretty Classic Yesterday (Videos)

    Thing couldn’t have gone any worse for Real Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final match against Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu yesterday.  Not only did they lose the game by a score of 2-0 – both goals coming off the foot of Lionel Messi – but they would also receive […]

  • Dejan Stankovic Scores From Midfield 20 Seconds Into UCL Match (Video)

    Dejan Stankovic Scores From Midfield 20 Seconds Into UCL Match (Video)

    Inter Milan had a dream start to yesterday’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final match against Schalke at the San Siro.  Only 20 seconds after kickoff, midfielder Dejan Stankovic gave the home side the early lead when he volleyed a clearance attempt by Schalke goalkeeper Manuel Neuer over everyone’s head and into the net from the halfway […]