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Month: April 2022

Champions League semifinal

Champions League semifinal preview

And then there were four. The UCL semifinal lineup is ready and is, on first glance, a strange mix. Real Madrid, Manchester City, Liverpool and Villarreal. One would think that is a typing mistake. Villarreal in the Champions League semifinal does sound like a person caught in the wrong job. One would usually associate the final stages of the Europa League with the Yellow Submarines. However, here we are. The big punchers of the continental …

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Champions League Luka Modric

Champions League quarterfinal review

Oooff! Champions League football, wow! This competition never fails to amaze. Quite amazing. And the Champions League quarterfinal second leg lived up to the billing. At least the first night. It lived up to every billing ever. A team completed the most improbable comeback. No sooner did the other team revert Champions League normalcy. Or as we have known normalcy in Champions League to be over the last ten years. From normalcy to absolute abnormalcy. …

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Champions League

UEFA Champions League: Key stars

The UEFA Champions League rolls towards the business end once again. The 2021/22 season has thrown up its own set of surprises and unexpected scorelines. From Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund getting demoted to the Europa League, and a spirited Villarreal knocking out Juventus, we’ve seen it all. But now that the quarter-finals are here, who are the key players to watch out for? Champions League quarterfinal: Benfica v Liverpool Mo Salah This is probably the …

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UCL quarterfinal – tantalising 2nd legs

Halfway through then. The UCL quarterfinal 1st leg rounds are done. And on we go to the decisive leg. There is a little bit of poetry in how all of this is panning out. Perhaps some may call it strange. Manchester City beat Atletico Madrid 1-0. However, there seemed very little they were happy with. In fact, there was annoyance and rather muted celebration at the Kevin De Bruyne winner. Standards perhaps. Bayern Munich, meanwhile, …

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World Cup qualifying: Key facts

The World Cup table is ready, and the places are all set. The greatest spectacle in football is here, albeit a few months late. The sweltering heat of Qatar made it impossible for a regular June slot, so here we are, preparing for a winter, rather than a summer, of football. We were all hoping for World Cup action in the summer, but instead we’ll have to be satisfied with the UEFA Nations League. Qualifying …

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