Another belter of a group. Manchester United head to RB Leipzig knowing a point will be enough to reach the last 16, but Leipzig need a win to guarantee their path to the last 16. PSG host already-eliminated Basaksehir and a win would see them qualify. However, there is a scenario that if United and Leipzig draw and so too do PSG, then Les Parisiens will go through by virtue of away goals scored in their head-to-head record with Leipzig. Wild. Root for chaos. … [Read more...] about Champions League: Who can reach last 16?
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United knew a point would be enough to secure a place in the last 16 and they really should have wrapped the game up well before Marquinhos put PSG 2-1 up in the 69th minute and Fred received his marching orders a minute later. … [Read more...] about Champions League: Neymar’s brace powers Paris Saint-Germain to 3-1 win over Manchester United
Chelsea and Sevilla had also advanced before Giroud tore apart the Spanish side on its home turf. The France forward’s perfectly balanced quadruple came from shots with his right and left feet, a header, and then from the penalty spot. … [Read more...] about Champions League | Neymar brace keeps PSG in the hunt
Uefa and the European Club Association are discussing a reshaping of the Champions League when the agreed global and European calendar is concluded in 2024, with the expectation this will result in an expanded format providing more lucrative matches and a bigger TV deal, mostly for the top clubs. A draft plan last year, which was reported and opposed by European leagues, was for a top division of 32 clubs, in a structure that envisaged 64 clubs in an expanded Europa League, and promotion and relegation between the two. … [Read more...] about European Premier League: talks held over lucrative breakaway competition
However, Barca demanded any suitors – reportedly including Pep Guardiola's Manchester City – pay €700million despite Messi attempting to activate a get-out clause in his contract that would have allowed him to leave on a free transfer for a certain period at the end of the season. … [Read more...] about Barca should have sold Messi, claims interim president Tusquets