Champions League 2014-15 Semi Final, 2nd leg Bayern Munich v Barcelona

Can anyone stop Lionel Messi? Most people in the world of football would answer no and his magical exploits late on in Barcelona would appear to have put Barcelona, 3-0 winners a week ago, into the final barring a four-goal turnaround from Bayern Munich tonight. The first leg was notable for a remarkable start wither… Read More Champions League 2014-15 Semi Final, 2nd leg Bayern Munich v Barcelona

Champions League 2014-15 Last 16 – Barcelona v Manchester City

This has been an annus horriblus for English sides in Europe and the final chapter looks likely to conclude with Barcelona’s elimination of Manchester City. The current champions are a goal closer than at the halfway meeting during last year’s meeting but if anything, on the evidence of this season’s form and the first leg,… Read More Champions League 2014-15 Last 16 – Barcelona v Manchester City

Champions League 2014-15 Last 16 – Atletico Madrid v Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco v Arsenal

The return of the Champions League may see the departure of last year’s runners up. There has been an intense media focus on the struggles of their much more glamorous neighbours across the City but for the first time since his arrival – barring a tense league run in last year – Diego Simeone’s side… Read More Champions League 2014-15 Last 16 – Atletico Madrid v Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco v Arsenal