The modern Champions League format has little space for romance or novelty — as seen by this week’s fixture list as Arsenal and Bayern Munich, and Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, met again for the upteenth time in recent years.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
Zinedine Zidane said Gareth Bale could be as important for Real Madrid as Cristiano Ronaldo after the Wales international scored the only goal of the game to beat Real Sociedad 1-0 and keep Madrid in the title race.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 win at Real Madrid on Saturday has reopened an internal Estadio Santiago Bernabeu debate which could end badly for Blancos superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, coach Zinedine Zidane and even president Florentino Perez.
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for an unprecedented fifth time as the Barcelona forward reclaimed the biggest individual accolade in world football at a lavish ceremony in Zurich last night, beating Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the three-time winner he has been runner-up behind for the last two years.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015