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Rakitic says Barcelona wants to win the Champions for Messi

The Croatian says his team is inspired by the desire Lionel Messi has shown to win the European tournament. At the start of the 2018-2019 season, Lionel Messi was appointed Barcelona’s new captain. And the Argentinean footballer talked to the Camp Nou and told the fans he wanted to bring the UEFA …

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Sadio Mane is loving the Ronaldinho comparisons

Ahead of the crucial match between Liverpool and FC Barcelona, Sadio Mane completely welcomed any comparison of him with Ronaldinho. There is nobody who will deny that Ronaldinho is one of the most exciting talents in modern football and Sadio Mane has been compared with him lately. The Senegal international …

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Champions League semi-final draw: Which teams will face each other?

Europe’s most elite competition has reached the last eight of the tournament, with the stage being set for the semi-final phase As the Champions League draws to a close, the race for ultimate continental success has begun to heat up. With the tournament moving into the quarter-final stage, competition favourites Barcelona are edging ever …

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Manchester United suffer worst ever European knockout-round defeat

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men made the wrong kind of history with their four-goal aggregate defeat Manchester United have made some unwanted club history after their 4-0 aggregate defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-final. Barca took a one-goal advantage to Camp Nou after they beat Man Utd 1-0 at Old Trafford last week. On Tuesday, Barca …

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Juventus’ €341m Ronaldo gamble fails in abysmal Ajax exit

The Italian champions’ failings were laid bare for all to see in an abject home performance as they were deservedly routed by a brilliant Ajax team The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo in Turin last summer was supposed to herald a new dawn of Champions League dominance for Juventus, after so many close calls. …

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Ronaldinho offers Man Utd hope ahead of Barcelona clash

The Brazilian football icon feels his former side should have finished the Champions League quarter-final tie at Old Trafford Ronaldinho says he expects Barcelona to overcome Manchester United and qualify for the Champions League semi-finals this week, but claims that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are still very much in the tie. Barcelona emerged from the first …

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‘We’ll have to focus’ – Pique warns Barca to avoid PSG repeat against United

The defender warned his team-mates against complacency after the club’s 1-0 first-leg victory at Old Trafford Gerard Pique said Barcelona will heed Paris Saint-Germain’s warning as he insisted the Champions League quarter-final tie against Manchester United is not over despite Wednesday’s victory. Barca will take a 1-0 lead to Camp Nou thanks to their midweek success at …

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Lucky Ajax draw proves Juventus have Ronaldo but not a lot else

The Portugal international netted another knockout goal in a 1-1 draw with Ajax in Amsterdam but the Bianconeri again flattered to deceive Didn’t Juventus pay attention? Haven’t they seen this team before? Where are the lessons learned from the debacle in the first leg of the last round against Atletico Madrid? Juve may …

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‘Bring it on’ – Smalling relishing Messi Champions League challenge

The Manchester United centre-back is looking forward to facing the Barcelona forward as the two prepare to go head-to-head at Old Trafford Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is relishing the prospect of facing Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi when the two sides meet in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner …

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