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Demba Ba late strike helps Chelsea through, Madrid survive

Demba Ba: the 87th minute strike saved Chelsea

It was a night of contrasting turn of fate for Paris Saint Germain and Real Madrid, first leg winners in the quarter finals of the Champions League. While Real Madrid survived a second leg siege to beat Borussia Dortmund and qualify, PSG collapsed at Stamford Bridge, losing 0-2 to Chelsea in a thrilling encounter. Aggregate […]

Rooney trains ahead of Bayern’s clash

Wayne Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney allayed concerns about his fitness by taking part in training on Tuesday ahead of his side’s Champions League quarter-final second leg at Bayern Munich. The 28-year old missed United’s 4-0 win at Newcastle United on Saturday due to a toe injury, sparking fears that he could be forced to sit […]

Champions League: PSG Plot Chelsea Fall

•GETTING SET... Chelsea players training ahead tonight's cracker against PSG at Stamford Bridge, London.  Photo: AFP

PSG boss Laurent Blanc has said his side will impose their attacking philosophies on Chelsea as they defend a 3-1 first-leg lead in the quarter finals of the Champions League. There will be no parking of the bus at Stamford Bridge tonight if Blanc’s pre-match comments are anything to go by. The French champions are […]

Injured Rooney a major doubt for Bayern clash

Wayne Rooney is a major doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League showdown against Bayern Munich after being ruled out of today’s clash against Newcastle with a toe injury. Rooney sustained the bruises on his toe during the second half of United’s 1-1 draw against holders Bayern in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at Old […]

Bayern Munich ban British tabloids for Man Utd clash

Bayern Munich have taken the unusual step of refusing two British tabloids accreditation for next Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg at home to Manchester United over headlines referring to midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger. The German midfielder was sent off after receiving a second yellow card for a 90th-minute foul on United’s England striker Wayne Rooney […]

I didn’t dive against Bayern – Rooney

Furious Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has hit out at suggestions that he dived to get Bastian Schweinsteiger sent off during his side’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Bayern Munich. Schweinsteiger was shown a second yellow card after sliding in on Rooney towards the end of the 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, ruling the German […]

Bayern Munich held by resurgent Manchester United

Vidic leaped well to direct his header past Manuel Neuer

Under-performing Manchester United produced a vastly improved display to hold defending champions Bayern Munich to a 1-1 draw in the home leg of their Champions League quarter-final. Bayern midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger cancelled out Nemanja Vidic’s opener, but was then sent off in the dying stages to give United extra hope ahead of next week’s return […]

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