MUNICH - Bayern Munich fired Carlo Ancelotti as coach on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) after the German team's heaviest Champions League group-stage defeat.Wednesday's 3-0 loss at Paris Saint-Germain led club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge to ...
Sep 29, 2017
MONACO - Striker Gonzalo Higuain displayed some worth for his huge transfer fee and Gianluigi Buffon showed he is still priceless in goal, each starring as Juventus won 2-0 at Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.Higuain scored ...
May 4, 2017
MONACO - Monaco's top scorer Radamel Falcao looks set to stay at the French league leaders next season.The Colombia striker, who has one year left on his contract, gave reassuring signs he will stay in an interview with sports daily ...
May 3, 2017
MADRID - Another impressive performance by Cristiano Ronaldo has left Real Madrid on the verge of another Champions League final.Ronaldo scored a hat trick to reach 400 goals with Madrid and lead the defending champions to a commanding 3-0 win over ...
May 3, 2017
PORTO, Portugal - Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci will be left in the stands for Wednesday's Champions League match against Porto as punishment for his outburst aimed at coach Massimiliano Allegri.Allegri announced the move on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) at the ...
Feb 22, 2017
LEVERKUSEN, Germany - French forwards Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro tore Bayer Leverkusen's defense apart to put the Champions League quarterfinals within reach for Atletico Madrid with a 4-2 away victory on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Gameiro created one goal ...
Feb 22, 2017
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City overcame an onslaught from Monaco's prolific attack to score three late goals in 11 minutes for a 5-3 win in a wild Champions League game on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).The highest-scoring first leg ...
Feb 22, 2017
MADRID - It's been hard to know what to expect from Real Madrid these days.Zinedine Zidane, always great as a player but increasingly unpredictable as a coach, has recently made a number of changes to his squad that have led ...
Nov 4, 2016
KIEV, Ukraine - Russia and Ukraine's political rivalry will extend into the world of football in 2018 as they try to outdo each other in hosting two of the sport's biggest events.Ukraine's capital Kiev will play ...
Sep 20, 2016
MANCHESTER City's new coach Pep Guardiola will be heading back to Barcelona after the Premier League club was pitted against his former team in the Champions League draw on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Guardiola, who also spent most of his ...
Aug 26, 2016
MADRID - Zinedine Zidane couldn't have asked for much more after only five months as Real Madrid's head coach. The former France great has a chance to end the season celebrating the Champions League title, just like he did ...
May 27, 2016
MADRID - Real Madrid says Karim Benzema has a hamstring injury in his right leg and is doubtful for Wednesday's Champions League game against Manchester City.Benzema was substituted at halftime of the first leg in Manchester on Tuesday and the ...
Apr 29, 2016
LONDON - Protecting 2-0 leads from the first leg of their round-of-16 matches, Barcelona and Bayern Munich are heavily favored to advance in the Champions League this week when they play return matches at home.Yet there's enough ...
Mar 10, 2014
LONDON - Nine-time winner Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain qualified Wednesday for the round of 16 in the Champions League.Juventus kept alive its chances of reaching the knockout stage.Madrid needed only a draw at home with Galatasaray ...
Nov 28, 2013
NINE-time winner Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint-German qualified Wednesday for the round of 16 in the Champions League.Juventus won for the first in the Champions League after defeating Copenhagen 3-1 notching a second-place finish. ...
Nov 28, 2013
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