Gray: Leicester City can finish in the top-four
Jan08

Gray: Leicester City can finish in the top-four

New Leicester City signing Demarai Gray is targeting a Champions League finish with the high-flying Foxes.

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Champions League: Arsenal draw Barcelona
Dec14

Champions League: Arsenal draw Barcelona

Arsenal will play holders Barcelona in the last-16 of the Champions League. The Gunners, who scraped through to the knockout phase after defeating Olympiakos 3-0 last Wednesday, were beaten by the Spanish giants in 2006 (final), 2010 (quarter-finals) and 2011 (last-16). Chelsea, the other London team in the competition, will face French champions PSG for the third consecutive season. Jose Mourinho’s Blues were knocked out by...

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Wenger: The perfect week
Dec14

Wenger: The perfect week

After qualifying for the last-16 of the Champions League and going top of the Premier League, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said it’s been the perfect week for his...

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Champions League Awards: Week 6
Dec11

Champions League Awards: Week 6

Player of the Week: Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) Despite having a number of players missing because of injury, Arsenal managed to get a 3-0 win in Greece against Olympiacos on Wednesday night that took them through to the last-16 of the Champions League, and their hero was striker Olivier Giroud. The in-form Frenchman netted all three of his side’s goals – his first hat-trick for the Gunners – in a brilliant all-round...

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Champions League Round-Up: Arsenal and Chelsea both progress
Dec09

Champions League Round-Up: Arsenal and Chelsea both progress

Arsenal overcame all the odds to win 3-0 at Olympiacos and qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League. The Gunners, who lost three of their first five matches, had to win by two clear goals or score at least three whilst winning, and did exactly that to claim the runner-up spot in Group F. Olivier Giroud headed Arsene Wenger’s die in front in the first half, before doubling their lead just after the interval following some...

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Head-to-Head: Willian (Chelsea) vs Yacine Brahimi (FC Porto)
Dec09

Head-to-Head: Willian (Chelsea) vs Yacine Brahimi (FC Porto)

Chelsea face FC Porto at Stamford Bridge knowing a draw will see them progress to the last-16 of the Champions League. It’s been a disastrous season so far for the Blues, but one man who’s consistently produced the goods is Brazil international Willian. The 27-year-old, who has six goals in all competitions, will again need to perform at a high level in order to help the 2012 winners advance. However, the visitors’...

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