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UCL draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona, Real Madrid battle PSG

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto. Holders Real Madrid will face Paris St-Germain. A record five English teams progressed from the group stage ...

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UCL: Real Madrid’s Carvajal banned for ‘deliberate yellow card’

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal will miss the first leg of the Champions League last 16 after he was found by Uefa to have been deliberately booked. Carvajal was booked for time-wasting in the last minute of Real’s win over Apoel Nicosia on 21 November where they secured their last-16 spot. It meant the 25-year-old missed Wednesday’s final group-stage match with Borussia ...

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Who is in the UEFA Champions League round of 16?

With the UEFA Champions League round of 16 line-up now complete, UEFA takes a look at the contenders ahead of Monday’s draw. Group winners: Manchester United (ENG), Paris (FRA), Roma (ITA), Barcelona (ESP), Liverpool (ENG), Manchester City (ENG), Beşiktaş (TUR), Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) Group runners-up: Basel (SUI), Bayern München (GER), Chelsea (ENG), Juventus (ITA), Sevilla (ESP), Shakhtar (UKR), Porto (POR), Real Madrid ...

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We proved doubters wrong – Harry Kane

Striker Harry Kane says Tottenham have proved the doubters wrong by finishing top of one of the toughest groups in this season’s Champions League. Spurs won at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday to secure their place at the head of the group with a game to spare. That followed a 3-1 win against Real Madrid at the start of November which ...

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UCL: Klopp’s Liverpool smash seven past Maribor

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said it was “nice to write a piece of history” as the Reds thrashed Slovenian side Maribor to record the biggest away win by an English team in the history of the European Cup. The Reds dominated throughout to go top of Champions League Group E with a scintillating performance. Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah both ...

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UCL roundup: Real ease past Dortmund, Monaco stumble

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid maintained their 100% record in Group H by beating Borussia Dortmund. The former Manchester United man took his tally to 109 in the competition by converting from Gareth Bale’s cutback and lashing in Real’s third. Welshman Bale had opened the scoring with a superb volley, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted for Dortmund. The ...

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UCL: We have ‘appointment with history’ – Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid have an “appointment with history” when they face Juventus in the Champions League final in Cardiff on Saturday, says captain Sergio Ramos. Eleven-time champions Real are aiming to become the first team since AC Milan in 1989 and 1990 to retain the trophy. Italian side Juventus are looking to win the crown for the third time, while Real ...

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Barcelona make Champions League history after beating PSG 6-1

Barcelona created Champions League history as they progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals in a 6-5 aggregate win over Paris Saint-Germain. Three goals in the last seven minutes for the Catalan giants ensured Luis Enrique’s side became the first side in the competition’s history to overturn a first-leg 4-0 away defeat. Edinson Cavani’s strike just past the hour mark looked ...

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PSG thump Barcelona 4-0

Angel di Maria scored twice as Paris St-Germain stunned Barcelona to leave the Spanish side in danger of failing to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in a decade. PSG dominated this last-16 first-leg tie throughout and took the lead through Di Maria’s curled free-kick. Julian Draxler added a second with an angled drive before Di Maria ...

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