Champions League

Manchester City survives early Napoli scare to win big in Italy

Manchester City are on to the knockout rounds, while Napoli are all but eliminated from the Champions League. Napoli needed a win and instead got a disaster, with Manchester City scoring three second half goals at the Stadio San Paolo in Italy en route to a 4-2 Champions League win that punched their ticket to…
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Liverpool responds to Jurgen Klopp’s consistent demands, hit three past NK Maribor

“Consistency” was the word Jurgen Klopp kept returning to as he previewed Liverpool’s hosting of Maribor, opponents still damaged by their 7-0 annihilation in the reverse Champions League fixture. Having ousted an incredibly obstructive Huddersfield side 3-0 on the weekend, the Reds boss wanted to see regularity in his team’s results and performances. That was…
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El Shaarawy: ‘A night you never forget’

Roma's two-goal hero Stephan El Shaarawy hailed the rampant 3-0 Champions League win over Chelsea as "the kind of night you never forget". Eusebio Di Francesco's men played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge in Group C two weeks ago but ran away with the return clash to replace the Premier League champions…
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Kurzawa stars as PSG advances to Champions League knockout stage

With Neymar and Edinson Cavani fluffing their chances, unheralded left back Layvin Kurzawa starred with a second-half hat trick as Paris Saint-Germain routed Anderlecht 5-0 to reach the Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday. Although Neymar scored a fine goal to put PSG 2-0 up just before halftime, the Brazil forward was otherwise largely erratic…
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