Champions League

Xavi Laughs Off Idea That Playing At Bayern Is Like Barça Entering ‘House Of Horrors’

MUNICH - Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández laughed off the notion that playing at Bayern Munich is like visiting the "house of horrors" ahead of Tuesday's mouthwatering Champions League Group C clash.

They met in last season's group stage, with the Germans twice winning 3-0, although Barça are now a very different side and spearheaded by striker Robert Lewandowski, who moved to the Nou Camp from the Bavarians in the close season.

Rangers Vs. Napoli UCL Game Rescheduled Because Of Security Concerns

Scottish side Rangers' home Champions League game against Napoli on Tuesday has been postponed by a day due to a lack of adequate security personnel following the death of Queen Elizabeth, UEFA said on Sunday.

The Queen died aged 96 on Thursday, which led to a raft of postponements across different sports in Britain over the weekend, including Premier League and English Football League (EFL) games.

Bayern Munich's Incredible Opening Champions League Game Record

Bayern Munich has been one of the most consistent and dominant teams in the 21st century.

Aside from their record-breaking dominance in the Bundesliga, the six-time European champions have a UEFA Champions League record that will probably be impossible to match.

Bayern Munich’s Champions League Opening Game Winning Streak

Bayern Munich’s 2-0 away win against Inter Milan in the first match day of 2022-23 European campaign extended the German’s winning streak in the opening game of the tournament to 19.

The Top 5 Champions League Goals From Matchweek 1

After a long summer, Europe’s premier club competition is back and did not disappoint. From Lisbon to Amsterdam, some fantastic goals were scored in the opening week of the Champions League, so let's take a look at the top five.

Ni Goleando Al Liverpool Los Fans Del Napoli Dejan De Tirarle Hate Al Chucky Lozano

Napoli dio una de las grandes sorpresas en la primera semana de la Champions League. No porque le ganó a Liverpool, sino por la forma en que despedazó al equipo dirigido por Jürgen Klopp, con un 4-1 que será difícil de olvidar. 

Los aficionados del conjunto italiano celebraron con júbilo y razón la victoria, pero curiosamente hubo varios que hicieron una pausa a los festejos para continuar su campaña de hate hacia uno de los suyos: el mexicano Hirving Lozano. 

Klopp Left Searching For Answers After Collapse vs. Napoli: ‘We Have To Reinvent Ourselves’

NAPLES, Italy — Jürgen Klopp said he needs to "reinvent" his Liverpool team after they suffered a 4-1 hammering at the hands of Napoli in their Champions League Group A opener on Wednesday.

Klopp's side were outplayed in the first half and fortunate to only go in 3-0 down at the break and the German, who won the competition with Liverpool in 2019 and led them to the final last season, said there was plenty to be fixed.

Dedicado A La Familia: Edson Álvarez Se Luce En La Champions Con Magnífico Gol De Cabeza

No es secreto que Edson Álvarez quedó desilusionado luego de su frustrado traspaso al Chelsea. Sin embargo, una vez cerrada la puerta de la Premier League, Machín prometió que volvería a concentrarse en los objetivos que tiene el Ajax para esta temporada, dando lo mejor de sí dentro del campo.

Vintage Eden Hazard The Unexpected Hero Of Real Madrid's Victory Over Celtic

Real Madrid started its Champions League title defense Tuesday with a bittersweet 3-0 victory over Celtic in Scotland. Bitter because Karim Benzema suffered a worrisome knee injury, sweet because Eden Hazard showed up to become the night's unexpected hero, providing an assist and scoring a goal. 

The trip to Glasgow didn't start well for Real Madrid. The Bhoys put on a good performance in front of their fans and were close to upsetting the champions on a couple occasions.

Weston McKennie Goal Not Enough As PSG Outclasses Juventus

The gulf in class between Juventus and the best sides in Europe has never been more clear. Despite a second-half goal from Weston McKennie, Massimiliano Allegri’s side was humbled in Paris as Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and Lionel Messi imposed their will on the Juve defense, winning 2-1.

An American In Israel: Josh Cohen's Unexpected Path From USL To Champions League

The story of American keeper Matt Turner has been widely publicized over the last year after the late-blooming New Jersey native went from collegiate afterthought to USMNT hero over a few short years. While Turner will hope to play in the Europa League this year with Arsenal, another American keeper will be taking center stage in the UEFA Champions League — Maccabi Haifa's Josh Cohen.

Cohen's soccer career mirror's that of Turner's, and though he has not received the recent fanfare, Josh Cohen is more than deserving of American soccer fans' attention.