“UEFA is not the saint of football, they never were. What they have in the Champions League is a fantastic, fantastic product.”
UEFA Champions League
In a thriller at the Bernabeu, Karim Benzema was the hero yet again to break Chelsea hearts.
Robert Lewandowski put Bayern ahead but Villarreal fought back to claim a famous victory.
“Chelsea had chances at Stamford Bridge and probably should have scored more. I can see them scoring in Madrid, but…”
“They will all be delighted with the draw and I can see another all-English final as well.”
“I know people will say we are the favourites and stuff like this, but that’s already the first mistake you could make.”
Erik ten Hag’s Ajax side are out of the Champions League after a 1-0 defeat to Benfica.
“He fell too often for those time-wasting antics and four minutes at the end added on was a joke for me.”
Another trophyless season for Manchester United as they crash out of the Champions League.
“We are highly ambitious, we want to proceed, we want to show that we can compete with the best teams in Europe.”
Walker will miss both legs of the round-of-16 clash with Sporting Lisbon.
Man Utd beaten in Bern, Barca smashed at home and Chelsea edge past Zenit. The Champions League is back.
It was a nightmare start in Bern for Man Utd in the Champions League group stage…
The Frenchman’s second-half goal settled a tight affair to ensure Bayern were crowned kings of Europe.
He’s come a long way since sitting on the bench at West Brom.
Christensen admits Chelsea have to learn quickly from their defeat by Valencia if they are to make their mark on the Champions League.
Tottenham pulled off a wonderful result in Madrid, helped by the brilliance of Hugo Lloris.