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Manchester United vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Moyes accepts blame for problems

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by PA

David Moyes has admitted he takes full responsibility for Manchester United's current troubles. United head into Tuesday's Champions League encounter with Shakhtar Donetsk in the throes of a crisis, following back-to-back home defeats in the Premier League. Manager Moyes was not even born when the Red Devils last lost three successive games at Old Trafford, in the autumn of 1962, and if it hap...Full Story »

FC Copenhagen vs Real Madrid preview - Ronaldo set for Real return

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by PA

Cristiano Ronaldo is in line to return for Real Madrid in Tuesday night's Champions League Group B contest with FC Copenhagen at Parken Stadium. The 2008 FIFA world player of the year and favourite for the 2013 award has missed three matches with a hamstring injury suffered at Almeira. Xabi Alonso, Ronaldo and Gareth Bale all missed Real's goalless draw away to lowly Xatvia in the Copa del Rey...Full Story »

Galatasaray vs Juventus preview - Gala eyeing last-16 spot

Posted Monday, December 09, 2013 by PA

Only a home win against Juventus on Tuesday will be good enough for Galatasaray to join Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League but coach Roberto Mancini knows it is not going to be easy. A 4-1 loss at the Santiago Bernabeu a fortnight ago left the Turkish giants third in Group B, two points adrift of second-place Juventus heading into the decider at a sold-out Turk Telecom Arena in ...Full Story »

Real Sociedad vs Bayer Leverkusen preview - Rolfes focused on qualification

Posted Monday, December 09, 2013 by PA

Captain Simon Rolfes insists Bayer Leverkusen have put their 5-0 defeat to Manchester United behind them as they focus on getting the result they need to reach the last 16 of the Champions League in Spain on Tuesday night. Defeat to Real Sociedad would end their hopes of snatching second spot in Group A, although a draw would be enough should United do them a favour by beating Shakhtar Donetsk....Full Story »

Ronaldo will return against Copenhagen - Ancelotti

Posted Saturday, December 07, 2013 by Goal.com

The Portuguese has been out of action for Real Madrid but is set to make his comeback in Denmark, after this weekend's Copa del Rey clash with Olimpic de Xativa. Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play in Real Madrid's final Champions League Group B game against Copenhagen on Tuesday. The Blancos forward has been out of action since late November with a thigh inju...Full Story »

Martino: Messi could miss start of January

Posted Saturday, December 07, 2013 by YAHOO Sport

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has hinted that Lionel Messi may not be fit in time for the beginning of January. Related StoriesMartino: Ajax defeat worries Barcelona Goal.comBarcelona confirm Lionel Messi to return to Argentina for next phase of recovery NBC SportsMessi to recuperate in Argentina AFPChampions League Preview: Ajax - BarcelonaGoal.comBarca need quick answers after second straig...Full Story »

Bayern Munich rocked by Robben injury

Posted Friday, December 06, 2013 by YAHOO Sport

Bayern Munich will have to make do without the services of Arjen Robben for the remainder of the year after the winger suffered a knee injury. The Netherlands international scored the opening goal in Bayern's 2-0 DFB Pokal win over Augsburg on Wednesday evening but was forced to leave the pitch after only 16 minutes of play following a reckless challenge from Marwin Hitz. The Bundesliga champi...Full Story »

Manuel Pellegrini wants Manchester City to face one of Europe's big boys

Posted Friday, November 29, 2013 by Dailystar.co.uk

Manuel Pellegrini is ready to risk meeting one of Europe’s biggest hitters to keep Manchester City on course for Premier League glory. BRING IT ON: Manuel Pellegrini wants to face the likes of Barcelona or Real Madrid in the next round of the Champions League The City boss says he would rather let the likes of Barcelona and Real ­Madrid worry about his side than the other way around...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney: Our blitz of Bayer Leverkusen has sent out a message to the rest of Europe

Posted Friday, November 29, 2013 by Dailystar.co.uk

WAYNE ROONEY claims Manchester United’s thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen has sent shockwaves across Europe INSTRUMENTAL: Wayne Rooney had a hand in four of Manchester United's five goals against Bayer Leverkusen United produced one of their greatest Champions League performances to trounce the Germans 5-0 in the BayArena on Wednesday night. United reached the knockout stages with a game t...Full Story »

Manchester City 4 - 2 Viktoria Plzen : Slipshod Manchester City leave it late against Viktoria Plzen

Posted Thursday, November 28, 2013 by theguardian.com

Samir Nasri scores Manchester City's second goal in their Champions League match against Viktoria Plzen at the Etihad Stadium. Joe Hart made a blemish-free first club appearance for a month and Manchester City can still win Group D although that will be difficult given the final game is at the home of the European Cup holders, Bayern Munich. Each of these headlines should please Manuel Pelleg...Full Story »

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