Champions League Semifinal

Champions League Semifinal Line-up Announced in UEFA Headquarters, Switzerland

 April 12, 2014   R K Gupta

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In the last six Champions League seasons, FC Barcelona had never failed to reach the semifinals. On the other hand, it was the first time in 40 years that Atletico Madrid has made it to the last four. It was, therefore, a sad loss for Barca on April 9 against another Spanish club Atletico Madrid. […]

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Champions League elimination

Barcelona woes continue with Champions League elimination

 April 10, 2014   John Welsh

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It has not been the best of starts to 2014 at Barcelona as they cope with off-field problems concerning their past transfer dealings, but their aggregate defeat by Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final also raises questions as to their sudden vulnerability on the pitch. Pundits are now questioning whether the Catalan team attained […]

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Champions League Quarterfinals

Barca, PSG Join Atletico Madrid & Bayern Munich in UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals

 March 16, 2014   R K Gupta

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After Arsenal on Tuesday, it was the turn of Manchester City to become the second English side to face elimination from this year’s Champions League. On Wednesday March 12, 2014, City had an away game in the bastions of FCB at Camp Nou, where 86,000 Barca fans were vociferous in their support for their heroes. […]

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Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid displaying genuine title credentials under Simeone

 February 3, 2014   John Welsh

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On a weekend in Spanish football during which Barcelona lost at Nou Camp for the first time since April 2012, Atletico Madrid assumed the leadership of La Liga and who would bet against them upsetting both Real Madrid and Barcelona by claiming the league title at the end of the season. Under the management Diego […]

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