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UCL Wednesday Rewind: Sevilla draws Man United, Shakhtar defeats Roma

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After falling behind local rivals Manchester City in the Premier League title race, many wondered if Manchester United could focus more on the UEFA Champions League.

The Red Devils held on for a 0-0 draw on Wednesday the first leg of their Round of 16 draw against Sevilla. Despite being forced on the back foot numerous times, David de Gea was huge making eight saves in the clean sheet.

UCL Tuesday Rewind: Chelsea draws Barcelona, Bayern thumps Besiktas

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The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 continued on Tuesday with four more European sides kicking off their first leg matchups. In the must-watch match of the day, Chelsea held on for a 1-1 draw against visiting Barcelona at Stamford Bridge. The current La Liga leaders used a left-footed equalizer from Lionel Messi to draw level after the Blues opened the scoring.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Chelsea hosts Barcelona, Man United travels to Sevilla, and more

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Eight more teams will do battle this week as the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first legs come to a close. A pair of historic clubs will duke it out in London on Tuesday as Chelsea hosts La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Eden Hazard will hope to give the Blues an early advantage in the aggregate, while Barcelona are favorites to advance.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Christian Pulisic, Joe Corona and more

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The UEFA Champions League and Europa League may take the headlines this week, but several other Americans are expected to be in action elsewhere around Europe and North America.

Christian Pulisic will look to help Borussia Dortmund advance into the Europa League Round of 16 as the German club takes a 3-2 advantage into the second leg against Atalanta.

Wednesday UCL Rewind: Ronaldo lifts Real past PSG, Liverpool rolls past Porto

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Coming into the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, the marquee draw featured current holders Real Madrid squaring off withLigue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain. Both were heavy favorites to win the competition this season, and had plenty of talent at their disposal.

Cristiano Ronaldo led the way with a brace, while Marcelo also scored to help Zinedine Zidane's men to a 3-1 first leg win at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.

UCL Tuesday Rewind: Tottenham draws Juventus, Man City routs Basel

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The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 kicked off on Tuesday with four teams looking for an early advantage in their first league matchups.

In the must-watch match of the day, Tottenham fought their way back with a pair of away goals to draw 2-2 against Juventus in Turin.

Mauricio Pochettino's side used goals from Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen to cancel out a brace from Juve striker Gonzalo Higuain.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Real Madrid hosts PSG, Tottenham travels to Juventus, and more

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As we hit the middle of February, that means Europe's top club competition returns this week with 16 teams continuing their hopes of advancing in the UEFA Champions League.

The Round of 16 begins on Tuesday with a headlining fixture occurring in Turin. Juventus hosts Tottenham Hotspur with the Old Lady coming in on great form.

Real Madrid-PSG, Chelsea-Barcelona highlight UCL Round of 16 draw

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The 2017-18 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 is set.

Following six matchdays of group stage action, the knockout stage of Europe's top club competition is set to begin in February.

Monday's Round of 16 draw in Nyon saw the eight matchups for the next round of the competition, which will feature several mouth-watering fixtures featuring past European Cup winners.

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE | SEVILLA FC 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 0

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UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE | REAL MADRID 3 PARIS ST GERMAIN 1

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English Premier League

Mourinho drops Pogba, furious Man Utd fans react: 'Tired of him', 'Get him out of here'

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Manchester United have decided to drop star midfielder Paul Pogba for today’s match against Sevilla.

The Red Devils will be hoping to secure a positive away result in the first leg of the Champions League knockouts and Mourinho’s decision to drop a key player is quite surprising.

The former Chelsea boss confirmed earlier that Pogba is fit to play today.

4-2-3-1 v Sevilla: Mourinho without this Man Utd player for today's tough away game; Stats and Predictions

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Sevilla vs Manchester United
UEFA Champions League 2017/18
21st February, 19:45 pm BST
Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium, Seville
Live Stream: Watch Sevilla vs Manchester United live on BT Sport 2

Sevilla vs Manchester United Preview

Sevilla host Manchester United in the Champions League this week and the La Liga outfit will be looking to extend their impressive run of form at home with a win.

3-5-1-1 v Barcelona: Conte without these 3 Chelsea players for vital home game; Stats and Predictions

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Chelsea vs Barcelona
UEFA Champions League 2017/18
20th February, 19:45 pm BST
Stamford Bridge, London
Live Stream: Watch Chelsea vs Barcelona live on BT Sport 2

Chelsea vs Barcelona Preview

Chelsea host Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League knockouts this week and the Blues will be looking to secure a comfortable home lead before heading to Spain.

Tottenham fans react to 30-yr-old's performance: 'Europe's best', 'Absolutely immense'

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Tottenham managed to secure a vital 2-2 draw away to Juventus last night and the Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele impressed the fans with an outstanding display.

The former Fulham star was one of the main reasons why Spurs managed to get back into the game. Dembele allowed Spurs to control the game in the midfield and forced Juventus to drop back and play passive football.

4-3-3 v Basel: Guardiola without these 3 Man City stars for tomorrow's away game; Stats & Predictions

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Basel vs Manchester City
UEFA Champions League 2017/18
13th February, 19:45 pm BST
St. Jakob-Park, Basel
Live Stream: Watch Basel vs Manchester City live on BT Sport 3

Basel vs Manchester City Preview

Basel host Manchester City in the Champions League round of 16 this week and the Premier League giants will be looking to secure a big win in the first leg.

4-3-2-1 v Juventus: Blow for Pochettino, top class Spurs star ruled out for tomorrow; Stats & Predictions

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Juventus vs Tottenham
UEFA Champions League 2017/18
13th February, 19:45 pm BST
Allianz Stadium, Turin
Live Stream: Watch Juventus vs Tottenham live on BT Sport 2

Juventus vs Tottenham Preview

Juventus host Tottenham in the Champions League this week and the Italian giants will be looking to secure a vital first-leg advantage at home.

Major blow for Tottenham, this top class star won't play against Juventus tomorrow

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Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld is all set to miss his side’s Champions League clash against Juventus tomorrow.

According to Telegraph, the Belgian defender is not a part of the squad travelling to Turin. Apparently, the player has been left in England so that he can work on his fitness.

Footy on the Telly Feb. 9 -16

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With so many sliders, schussers, skiers and skaters taking over, look for EPL Footy action on CNBC this Saturday. Then FS1 has midweek UEFA Action

This technically gifted attacking midfielder is the breakthrough star of 2017

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There is only one man who can claim this award for 2017. Everyone knows who it is. He has been simply sensational – his name is Kylian Mbappe.

Before we look at why Mbappe has been the breakthrough star of 2017, honourable mentions include: Ousmane Dembele, Gabriel Jesus, Christian Pulisic, Marco Asensio, Andreas Christensen and Thomas Lemar.

3 Premier League records Manchester City are set to break

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Manchester City recorded an unprecedented 16th straight win at the weekend, with a 4-1 thumping of Tottenham Hotspur. This was after a win at Old Trafford the previous week over their nearest title rivals and neighbours Man United. The manner in which Pep Guardiola’s men dominated these games was incredible.

On This Day in Football: The first ever Ballon d’Or, Sao Paulo stun Liverpool

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On this day in 1956, the inaugural Ballon d’Or award was handed out by France Football to Blackpool’s Stanley Matthews.

The prestigious award was established to recognize the best player in European football. The brains behind the Ballon d’Or was former France international and esteemed football writer Gabriel Hanot.

Champions League

Sevilla vs Manchester United confirmed starting line-ups

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Jose Mourinho’s bid for a third Champions League triumph continues on Wednesday as Manchester United visit Sevilla in the last-16 of the competition.

Mourinho has previously won the trophy with Porto and Inter Milan and he is eager to follow up last year’s Europa League success with United.

Chelsea vs Barcelona confirmed starting line-ups

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Chelsea will aim improve their good record against Barcelona when they meet in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday.

The Premier League side are unbeaten in their last seven Champions League games against Barcelona.

They also beat them 3-2 on aggregate in the semi-finals in 2012 on their way to winning the trophy.

Schedule of UEFA Champions League and Europa League games on US TV this week

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With a full slate of crucial UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League games scheduled this week, we’ve got the complete and accurate US TV schedule for you (as well as the links to the legal streaming options).

As normal, the rights holders FOX Sports and ESPN have made some late changes, so be sure to review the following schedule so you can don’t miss any of the European soccer action this week.

Schedule of UEFA Champions League and Europa League games on US TV this week

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With a full slate of crucial UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League games scheduled this week, we’ve got the complete and accurate US TV schedule for you (as well as the links to the legal streaming options).

As normal, the rights holders FOX Sports and ESPN have made some late changes, so be sure to review the following schedule so you can don’t miss any of the European soccer action this week.

Where to find Real Madrid vs. PSG Champions League on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. PSG in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg, you’ve come to the right place.

Arguably the biggest club of the year kicks off today with both teams desperate to advance in this tournament. Will it be a cagey affair or can we expect a game played at a blistering pace?

Where to find Real Madrid vs. PSG Champions League on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. PSG in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg, you’ve come to the right place.

Arguably the biggest club of the year kicks off today with both teams desperate to advance in this tournament. Will it be a cagey affair or can we expect a game played at a blistering pace?

La Liga

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Between three continents of Champions Leagues, a makeup match featuring one of the largest clubs in the world, and some preseason friendlies, it's turning out to be a pretty entertaining hump day of soccer.

The Europa League serves as an appetizer for some key UEFA Champions League round of 16 matches, but there is also an early afternoon Real Madrid offering to get soccer fans ready for the continental action.

Footy on the Telly Feb. 16 – 23

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All the League fixtures plus: FA Cup, Carolina Challenge Cup, Laliga Iberdrola, CONCACAF Champions League, Copa Libertadores, UEFA Champions League, Copa MX, Copa Sudamericana, UEFA Europa League.

Unai Emery Is Not Good Enough To Lead PSG To Champions League Glory

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Unai Emery, Unai Emery, Unai Emery! You will never hear that chant from PSG fans because he is simply not good enough to lead PSG to Champions League glory.

For any team to reach its full potential and win the holy grail of European football – the Champions League – you need the right man in charge.

FC Barcelona

Barca - 1, Chelsea - 1 Champions League Full Match Highlights | Barca Match Videos

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First leg of Barca vs Chelsea Champiosn league 2017-18 Knowckout Stage match ended in a 1-1 draw. Willian and Lionel Messi both scored for their respective teams with honours even and Barca with a definitive edge of having scored a vital away goal.


Enjoy the extended highlights of the match below:

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Barca Scores the Vital Away Goal in the Draw | Barca - 1, Chelsea - 1

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Barcelona Football Club would be happy to secure a vital away goal at the Stamford Bridge in the 1st Leg of the UEFA Champions League tie against Chelsea. Lionel Messi scored the equalizer for Barca, which was his first goal against Chelsea in nine outings.



Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi Celebrating Goal against Chelsea - Barca vs Chelsea Match Pics


This season has been so far pretty good for Lionel Messi.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE | CHELSEA FC 1 FC BARCELONA 1

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Barca vs Chelsea - UEFA Champions League First Leg Preview

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FC Barcelona will be looking for a solid result in the first leg of UEFA Champions League Knock-out stage at Stamford Bridge.



Barcelona Football Club will be back to a stadium where it all started, the 'Golden Run'. Stamford Bridge has been a special place for Barca interms of triumph and controversy surrounding those victories.

Sean O'Conor

The Champions League resumes

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AND IT'S LOOKING LIKE A PREMIER YEAR

It feels a little churlish to have grown up in the 'terrace generation' of the 1970s and then look forward to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League, given that I grew up understanding it as a cup for champions alone, as it still says on the tin.

Slaying the Giant-Killers

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FOREST'S WIN OVER ARSENAL AND OTHER 3RD ROUND MIASMAS
Another Third Round Saturday and another unappetising serving of false shocks and watered-down lineups.

Where are the soccer gods when you need them to save the game's oldest competition and revive its famous magic?
Arsene Wenger dominated the headlines again with another hapless setback but within a day the fuss over Arsenal's humiliating 4-2 loss to Nottingham Forest had died down, such is the diminution of the Cup and the Gunners' chronic failure syndrome under the Frenchman.

The Rest

News roundup: Philadelphia Union begin Suncoast Invitational in Florida, injuries already apparent, Steel FC single-game tickets on sale

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Philadelphia Union begin competition in the Suncoast Invitational against D.C. United tomorrow, Bethlehem Steel FC take on Junior Lone Star FC @ YSC Sports in Wayne, PA, UEFA Champions League action was eventful as always.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/14/18

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Union practice with Orlando, MLS streaming moves to ESPN, the USMNT GM candidates begin to emerge, and the UEFA Champions League is back

Philadelphia Union News

Union hold joint training session on Feb. 14 with Orlando City
Starting at noon, the clubs will train in two, 75-minute sessions.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League is back with a pair of intriguing clashes on Tuesday.

The marquee match of the two is between Juventus and Tottenham, while FC Basel will try to perfectly fit into the underdog role, like it has in the past, against Manchester City.

Tuesday's soccer action doesn't end in Europe, as there are a pair of Liga MX contest to be played at night.

On This Day in Football: The death of Bican, Sao Paulo become world champions

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On this day in 2001, footballing legend and former Rapid Vienna and Slavia Prague forward Josef Bican passed away at the age of 88.

According to the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation, Bican scored 805 goals in competitive football and 1468 overall, making him the most prolific striker in the history of professional football.