newsfootball2 years ago

Champions League Roundup | Barcelona pulls off greatest comeback; Bayern thrash Arsenal again

Barcelona pulled off what is arguably the greatest comeback in the history of the Champions League on Wednesday against PSG as they overturned a four-goal deficit to win 6-1 and book a quarter-final spot. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich thrashed Arsenal 5-1 away from home to complete a 10-2 win.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Former United manager Louis van Gaal retires from football

Former Man United boss Louis van Gaal, on Monday, announced his retirement from professional football, bringing an end to a successful career that spanned over 26 years. The Dutchman won the Champions League with Ajax in 1995 and also bagged league titles with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
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newsfootball2 years ago

When Saturday Comes: Arsene Wenger and Co, vent out at drawing Bayern through a hilarious song

'Footy Pop Videos' and football blog 'When Saturday Comes' have come together to put up an absolutely funny song on how "Bloody Bayern Munich" are paired against Arsenal in the Champions League year after year featuring the animated figures of Arsene Wenger & team singing in French.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Why Guardiola does not communicate with his players, explains Benatia

Juventus centre-back Mehdi Benatia has explained the reason why Pep Guardiola is aloof on a personal level with his players. While saying that he had learnt a lot from his former coach, Benatia said that current Juventus coach Max Allegri is a better communicator than Guardiola.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Luis Enrique : Can't imagine a better game

Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique admitted that he "can't imagine a better game" ahead of the Manchester City-Barcelona clash in the Champions League. The game would see the return of Pep Guardiola, who suffered an embarrassing 3-0 defeat the last time he visited the Nou Camp with Bayern Munich.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Ancelotti: No crisis at Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has denied the rumours of a crisis at the German club following their poor performances in the Bundesliga. Despite being critical of his players in last week's draw against Eintracht Frankfurt, Ancelotti said that the players have learnt their lesson.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Griezmann not world class yet, claims Franck Ribery

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has claimed that his International team-mate Antoine Griezmann is not "world class" yet even though the Atletico striker claimed the golden boot at Euro2016. Griezmann has scored six goals in as many appearances in La Liga this season.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Lewandowski backs Liverpool for Premier League title

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski backed Liverpool's chances for the Premier League title this season under his former coach Jurgen Klopp. Lewandowski, who developed into one of Europe's finest strikers at Dortmund under Klopp, also said that the German was like a father to him.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Champions League semi-final Draw announced

The UEFA Champions League draw for the final four today threw up two potential blockbuster ties, as Manchester City face Real Madrid in the first semis, while Bayern Munich take on Atletico Madrid in the other mammoth clash. The two legs will be played from the last week of April onwards.
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