Champions League

Photos: Man Utd train then head to Donetsk

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See more photos from the Reds training today on our Facebook Page: #mufc Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 1, 2013 Manchester United were in training at Carrington today before heading to the airport to jet out to Ukraine for tomorrow's Champions League game against Shakhtar Donetsk.

Dortmund And Shakhtar Draw 2-2 In Donetsk

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A late equaliser from Mats Hummels earned Borussia Dortmund a draw in their Champions League round of 16 first leg against Shakhtar Donetsk.

Substitute Douglas Costa seemed to have given the Ukrainian side a lead to take into the return leg on 5 March with a splendid 68th-minute strike, Robert Lewandowski having cancelled out Darijo Srna's fine free-kick before the break.

Previa Real Madrid vs Manchester United Champions League 2013

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Real Madrid y Manchester United se enfrentarán el miércoles 13 de febrero en el estadio Santiago Bernabéu de Madrid, en un partido en el que Cristiano Ronaldo se medirá a sus antiguos compañeros.

En la semana, entre martes y miércoles, se disputarán cuatro encuentros de los octavos de final de la Champions League, mientras que los otros cuatro se jugarán entre el 19 y 30 de febrero.

Calendario 8vos Champions League 2012/2013

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Los encuentros de ida se disputarán el 12/13 y el 19/20 de febrero, mientras la vuelta tendrá lugar el 5/6 y el 12/13 de marzo.

Galatasaray (TUR) - Schalke (GER) Celtic (SCO) - Juventus (ITA) Arsenal (ING) - Bayern Múnich (GER) Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) - Borussia Dortmund (GER) Milán (ITA) - Barcelona (ESP) Real Madrid (ESP) - Manchester United (ING) Valencia (ESP) - París St.

Impresa Juve, Shakhtar battuto e ottavi di finale

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Impresa Juve, Shakhtar battuto e ottavi di finale Di Alessandro Paparella La Juventus batte 1-0 lo Shakhtar Donetsk alla Dombass Arena staccando quindi il biglietto per gli ottavi di finale della Champions League da prima nel girone. Grande impresa quella della Juve, con le spalle al muro dopo le prime tre partite, che centra tre vittorie consecutive, vince il raggruppamento e manda il

Previa Juventus vs Chelsea

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Juventus recibe a Chelsea -que no podrá contar con su capitán John Terry, lesionado- consciente de que una derrota le dejaría fuera de la Liga de Campeones y de que necesita puntuar para apurar sus opciones en la sexta y última jornada ante el Shakhtar Donetsk ucraniano.

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La "Vecchia Signora" llega al choque después de algunos pasos en falso en el campeonato doméstico como la derrota contra el Inter y el empate del pasado sábado con el Lazio, y con muchas dudas en la formación.

Juventus salva con Vucinic, Chelsea ko a Donetsk. Rimonta United firmata Hernandez.

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Grazie all'acuto del montenegrino Vucinic la Juventus trova il pari nella sofferta trasferta di Champions in Danimarca, contro il Nordsjaelland, che era passato clamorosamente a condurre con il gioiello su punizione di Beckmann. Solo un punto per i bianconeri di Conte (con Alessio in panchina, ndr), che dovranno vincere ora ai primi di novembre controContinua a leggere …

Shakhtar, Man United And Valencia Star On Matchday Three

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Shakhtar Donetsk underlined their ambitions to win the UEFA Champions League by defeating defending champions Chelsea2-1, while Manchester United came from two goals behind to beat Braga.

Shakhtar and Chelsea met in Donetsk, level atop Group E on four points and with both teams in fine domestic form.

Champions League MatchDay Three Preview

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We get back to Champions League football this weekend, and even at matchday three, some teams are facing massive must-win games.

Tuesday 23 October Matches
Group E
Nordsjaelland v Juventus
Shakhtar Donetsk v Chelsea

Chelsea coach Roberto Di Matteo remains unbeaten in eight Champions League games (five wins and three draws), though the defending champions will face a big test in Donetsk.

L'1-1 va stretto allo Shakhtar, il girone della Juve si complica

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L'1-1 va stretto allo Shakhtar, il girone della Juve si complica Di Alessandro Paparella Un ottimo Shakhtar Donetsk impone alla Juventus l'1-1 a Torino nella seconda giornata del gruppo E. Paradossalmente questo è un risultato che non va giudicato negativamente, alla luce di quanto si è visto in campo, dove se c'era una squadra a meritare la vittoria era senz'altro quella allenata da Mircea

Tottenham Hotspur

Liverpool join Tottenham in the race for £35m Willian

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Liverpool will rival Spurs in the battle for Brazil international Willian. The Reds are interested in the £35m-rated Anzhi midfielder, according to reports in The Sun. The 25-year-old has been transfer-listed along with all his team-mates by the Russian club as they start serious cost-cutting measures.

Spurs Finally Sell Modric To Real Madrid

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It has taken all summer, but Tottenham Hotspur have finally agreed to sell Luka Modric to Real Madrid for a fee in the region of £30m. Considering that is what Madrid offered for Modric two months ago, you have to wonder what Daniel Levy's strategy was here, and what impact it has had on Spurs slow start to the season?

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While Luka Modric will doubtless dominate the headlines for the next day or so, further reports have linked Spurs with a successor. However, with just four days to go before the transfer window closes, could it be a story of a succession of failed bids on September 1st?

The press have claimed that an offer of £11.

Euro 2012

Euro 2012: Quarterfinals Wrapup

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After a tremendously fun twelve days of Euro2012 group stage matches, we found the knockout phase over the past week a bit of a letdown. Well, until the 2nd semifinal match on Thursday.

(This was originally going to be a wrapup of the quarters and semis, but got long enough with just the quarters.

Euro 2012: Quarterfinals Wrapup

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After a tremendously fun twelve days of Euro2012 group stage matches, we found the knockout phase over the past week a bit of a letdown. Well, until the 2nd semifinal match on Thursday.

(This was originally going to be a wrapup of the quarters and semis, but got long enough with just the quarters.

Euro 2012: Portugal 0-0 Spain (2-4 Pens) – No Final For Ronaldo As La Roja Battle To Spot-Kick Victory (Photos & Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

As Portugal went out on penalties to Iberian rivals Spain in Donetsk, the question on everyone's lips was why the hell was Cristiano Ronaldo no. 5 on the list of penalty takers for Paulo Bento's losing side? In the end, the superstar didn't even get a chance to take one, as Bruno Alves saw his shot crash off the crossbar before Cesc Fabregas netted the deciding spot-kick (going in off the post).

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Did we say favourite?.... Cüneyt Çakır gave the Irish some problems recently and we reported that he is a fan of his distance recently. Portugal have come out and made it clear that they are not happy with this decision but to be honest we believe Spain will give them more problems tonight than Cuneyt [.

Euro 2012: Heavyweights remain as semifinals loom

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There has been plenty of quality on display throughout Euro 2012 but there also haven't been many surprises, leaving four of the continent's biggest sides still fighting for the chance to be crowned champions.

Germany, Italy, Portugal and reigning champs Spain are the remaining teams who will look to advance to the tournament finale in Kiev on June 1, a chance to be etched into European soccer history looming for all.

Spain power past hapless France

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Spain are the third team to make the Euro 2012 semi-finals, after a 2-0 win over France in Donetsk on Saturday night. A goal in each half from Xabi Alonso sealed victory for the holders, with Les Bleus not overly threatening Vicente del Bosque's men in truth.

Del Bosque Hails Spain’s Defensive Display

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Spain's Vicente del Bosque praised the control shown by his side after two goals from Xabi Alonso secured a win over France and a place in the Euro 2012 semi-finals.

Despite not hitting their top form, Del Bosque was delighted with how his side restricted the French to just one shot on target

"The truth is we did well and controlled the game," said Del Bosque.

Spain vs France 2-0 Euro 2012 Highlights June 23 Quarterfinal Xabi Alonso Goals Penalty Video

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Holders eliminate France in vintage style

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Xabi Alonso scored a powerful first-half header and added a stoppage-time penalty to help defending champions Spain defeat France 2-0 at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk.

In a vintage performance that saw the Spaniards open the scoring early and play the game out with a majority of the possession, Vicente Del Bosque's men proved to be too good for Laurent Blanc's Les Bleus.

Citizen: Fans “mean the world” to Lions

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Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has hailed the England fans for truly making an impact at Euro 2012, particularly when the Three Lions needed it most against co-hosts Ukraine on Tuesday evening.

England had to secure at least a draw against a spirited Ukraine side at Donetsk's Donbass Arena, which was packed with over 50,000 home fans.

Euro 2012: Quarterfinals Fixtures

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The group stage is behind us 60 goals in 24 matches over 12 days and now the quarterfinals of Euro 2012 are upon us. Four matches in four days, starting with the first kicking off in a few hours. Â Here are your fixtures, along with a link for each:

Thursday, 21 June 2012 More » Czech Republic 20.

Euro 2012 Quarter Final Predictions

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Excitement mounts now that Euro 2012 has reached the Quarter Final stages and it is Germany, the only team left in the Tournament with a 100% winning record who head the betting at odds of 9/4, narrowly ahead of defending champions, Spain who are a 5/2 chance.

The first of the Quarter Finals takes place in Warsaw on Thursday night and will bring together surprise Group A winners, the Czech Republic against Group B runners up, Portugal.

Hodgson: This is England’s redemption

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England manager Roy Hodgson has refused to get carried away by those who have criticized his team's group stage triumph as unconvincing or fortunate, arguing that the Three Lions deserve credit for winning Group D against all odds.

Hodgson's men opened their Euro 2012 campaign with a 1-1 draw against France on June 12.

UEFA: Signs promising following exciting group phase

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Mario Gomez scores for Germany in their 1-0 win over Portugal and help his team to a 100% group stage record

Euro 2012 has been a fantastic tournament so far with 61 goals scored in 24 group matches and with the culmination of the group stages last night comes a quarter-final line-up which promises plenty of action in the knockout stages.

England fans in bizarre Sol Campbell coffin procession

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A group of England supporters paraded through the streets of Donetsk with a coffin to mock former international Sol Campbell's comments about the dangers of travelling to Ukraine. Campbell has spoken out, warning black and Asian fans not to make the trip. He had told the BBC: "Stay at home, watch it on TV.

Euro 2012 Matchday 12: Last Day of the Group Stage – Sweden-France & England-Ukraine

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We've nearly reached the end of the Group Stage. Two matches to go in Group D today: Sweden-France and England-Ukraine, which will determine the final two quarterfinalists. Already in the final eight: Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, Portugal, Spain, and Italy.

The latter two claimed first and second in Group C with tense victories yesterday.

Rooney Ready To Be A Scapegoat?

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Following a draw with France and victory over Sweden, the English national team are in a good position to qualify for the quarter-finals. However, Russia went in to their final game with the same number of points a couple of nights ago but after an unlikely defeat against Greece, were knocked out.

The Goal Line #13 – Beckham, Hodgson & Gerrard assess England’s

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With Wayne Rooney ready to be unleashed for the first time at Euro 2012 in England's final Group D game against Ukraine in Donetsk, a draw will be enough for Roy Hodgson's men to make the quarter-finals.

We round up Monday's Group A action, with Croatia a little unlucky against Spain, who go through alongside Italy.

England v Ukraine: Rooney returns to boost England’s Euro Odds

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Group C's winners and losers were decided on Monday night, as Spain and Italy won their fixtures against Croatia and Republic of Ireland respectively to make the Euro 2012 quarter-finals. The holders topped the pool, whilst the Azzurri make the next round as runners up.

Rooney set to join England for day of destiny against Ukraine

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Wayne Rooney is set to make his first appearance at Euro 2012 when England face co-hosts Ukraine on Tuesday.

England, second in Group D on four points, need only a draw from their last group match to secure a berth in the last eight, while third-placed Ukraine must win to keep their tournament hopes alive.

Euro 2012: England unexpectedly expects a win against Ukraine

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This article titled "Euro 2012: England unexpectedly expects a win against Ukraine" was written by Barney Ronay in Donetsk, for The Guardian on Monday 18th June 2012 20.07 UTC

So: here we go again. England, unexpectedly, expects. There is something wearily familiar, but also irresistibly chipper, about the customary boomeranging of public sentiment when it comes to following England's footballers at a major tournament.

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Euro 2012: The Quarter-Finals – Spain 2-0 France

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If Germany versus Greece or Portugal versus the Czech Republic didn't quite scratch the itch after the end of the group stages of this summers European Championships, then this evenings blast of Saturday night fever from Donetsk surely must. Two heavyweights of international football both of which have won back to back World Cups and European Championships over the course of the last decade and a half squaring up to each other for the right to play Cristiano Ronaldo sorry, Portugal in the semi-finals of the competition.

Euro 2012, Quarterfinal Preview: All About The Benzemas?

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This time, Spain's got the dominant player in Iniesta....

...And just like that we're five games away from the end of the Euros. Up next we've got a mouthwatering clash between Spain and France played in the Donetsk Mothership. The tiki-taka boys went undefeated in the group stage with 7 points, while Les Bleus made it through Group D in second position with 4 points after dropping their last match against Sweden, 2-0.

The Rest

Shakhtar Donetsk offer ‘best financial package’ for Arsenal target Bernard

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Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk have made the best offer for Arsenal transfer target Bernard, according to his current club Atletico Mineiro. The Gunners, Shakhtar and Porto are all vying for the Brazil international's signature. Arsene Wenger's side were the favourites to land the 20-year-old just a few days ago, but they now appear to be [.

UEFA Champions League: Your Running Commentary

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Chelsea will look to try and take control of one of the toughest groups in the UEFA Champions League when they travel to Ukraine to take on Group E co-leader Shakhtar Donetsk in one of today's top match-ups.

Donetsk looked very impressive drawing with Juventus in their previous group match and could grab control of this difficult group with a win against a Chelsea side enjoying a solid run of form domestically.

Jogo 0416/2012 - Eurocopa - Portugal 0x0 Espanha

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Mais um jogo da Eurocopa foi realizado no dia 27/06/2012, na cidade de Donetsk-UKR, onde jogaram as seleções de Portugal (10º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Espanha (1º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Copa do Mundo
2010Cape Town29/06/2010 ESP1:0 (0:0)POR Round of 16

Eliminatórias Continentais
1950Lisbon09/04/1950 POR2:2 (0:1)ESP First stage1950Madrid02/04/1950 ESP5:1 (3:1)POR First stage1934Lisbon18/03/1934 POR1:2 (1:2)ESP First stage1934Madrid11/03/1934 ESP9:0 (3:0)POR First stage

2004Lisbon20/06/2004 ESP0:1 (0:0)POR First stage1984Marseille17/06/1984 POR1:1 (0:0)ESP Final round


Lisbon17/11/2010 POR4:0 (1:0)ESP 2003Lisbon06/09/2003 POR0:3 (0:1)ESP 2001Barcelona13/02/2002 ESP1:1 (1:1)POR 1994Vigo19/01/1994 ESP2:2 (1:0)POR 1992Torres Novas15/01/1992 POR0:0ESP 1991Castellon De La Plana16/01/1991 ESP1:1 (0:1)POR 1981Oporto20/06/1981 POR2:0ESP 1979Vigo26/09/1979 ESP1:1POR 1964Oporto15/11/1964 POR2:1ESP 1958Madrid13/04/1958 ESP1:0POR 1956Lisbon03/06/1956 POR3:1ESP 1949Lisbon20/03/1949 POR1:1ESP 1948Madrid21/03/1948 ESP2:0POR 1947Lisbon26/01/1947 POR4:1ESP 1945La CoruñA06/05/1945 ESP4:2POR 1945Lisbon11/03/1945 POR2:2ESP 1941Bilbao16/03/1941 ESP5:1POR 1941Lisbon12/01/1941 POR2:2ESP 1935Lisbon05/05/1935 POR3:3ESP 1933Vigo02/04/1933 ESP3:0POR 1930Oporto30/11/1930 POR0:1ESP 1929Seville17/03/1929 ESP5:0POR 1928Lisbon08/01/1928 POR2:2ESP 1925Lisbon17/05/1925 POR0:2ESP 1923Seville16/12/1923 ESP3:0POR 1922Lisbon17/12/1922 POR1:2ESP 1921Madrid18/12/1921 ESP3:1POR
Mundial Sub-20
1995Doha28/04/1995 POR3:2 (0:2)ESP Match for third place

Mundial Sub-17
2003Tampere24/08/2003 ESP5:2 (2:1)POR Quarter-finals

O quarteto de árbitros, foi:
Referee Cüneyt Çakır (TUR) Assistant referees Bahattin Duran (TUR), Tarik Ongun (TUR) Fourth official Damir Skomina (SVN) Additional assistant referees Hüseyin Göçek (TUR), Bülent Yıldırım (TUR)

A Tale of Four Cities

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Now coming towards the end of my tour of Ukraine, I thought it was time to discuss what the Ukraine has to offer.

Before the tournament started there was plenty of bad publicity. Now I believe that the reason there are not as many supporters here as normal is the ridiculous prices being charged from the outset by the local hoteliers.