Champions League

Kane strikes twice to break Wembley hoodoo

Harry Kane banished Tottenham Hotspur's Wembley curse as the England striker's double sealed a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League opener on Wednesday. With White Hart Lane being redeveloped, Tottenham are playing their home matches at the English national stadium this season and that had been bad news for Mauricio Pochettino's side.…
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Man City seals easy win in Rotterdam

John Stones scored twice, as Manchester City built a big lead and essentially walked to a 4-0 win at Feyenoord on Wednesday in UEFA Champions League play. Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus also scored for City. Man City’s next UCL match is a home test from Shakhtar Donetsk on Sept. 26, and Feyenoord will have…
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Cristiano Ronaldo returns with a bang, hits double in Real win

Cristiano Ronaldo wasted no time in showing Real Madrid what they have been missing during his five-game domestic suspension, by scoring twice as the holders began their Champions League defence with a routine 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday. Ronaldo, banned for pushing a referee after being sent off in the first leg of…
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PSG’s #CMN run riot at Celtic

Paris St Germain’s attacking trio of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani were all on the scoresheet as they tore Celtic apart to lead the French club to a 5-0 rout in their Champions League Group B opener on Tuesday. The world’s most expensive frontline produced a potent display of force to sweep Celtic aside,…
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Lionel Messi conquers Buffon as Barcelona thrash Juventus

Lionel Messi finally added Italy great Gianluigi Buffon on his long, long list of vanquished goalkeepers. Messi struck two shots past Buffon to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 victory over Juventus in their opening match of the Champions League on Tuesday. Two of soccer's all-time best players, the 39-year-old Buffon had denied Messi a goal…
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