Harry Kane said that the manner of Tottenham’s performance in the 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Tuesday night was the latest evidence his team can live with Europe’s best and should fire the belief that it can progress deep into the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo is in hot form and gunning for revenge going into Tuesday's Champions League clash against Valencia after seeing red against the Spaniards in the away leg, with Juventus needing a draw in Turin to book its ticket to the knockout rounds of the European competition.
Following up Zinedine Zidane’s treble Champions League success with Real Madrid was always going to be a difficult job for Julen Lopetegui, but having to do it without Cristiano Ronaldo is a monumental challenge.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane called on his club’s supporters to be at their noisiest against Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday as the Spanish side aims to reach the Champions League final for a third year in a row.
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes did not want to talk about favorites ahead of his side's Champions League semifinal first leg against Real Madrid although he said his team "is in similar form to 2013", the year when his side won a triple of the Bundesliga, German Cup and the Champions League.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola blasted Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz and lamented decisions that cost his side dear after a 2-1 home defeat by Liverpool on Tuesday sealed a 5-1 aggregate Champions League quarterfinal win for the five-time European champion.
Italy has spent five months grieving over the failure of the national team to take its customary place at the World Cup, but Roma restored some pride with a heroic victory over Barcelona in the Champions League.