Champions League

Frappart Makes History As First Woman To Referee A Men’s UCL Match

Stephanie Frappart became the first female referee to officiate a men’s UEFA Champions League match on Wednesday, taking charge of the Juventus-Dynamo Kyiv game in Turin. 

A Tyler Adams Hockey Assist Is Only Like The 14th Reason To Watch These RB Leipzig-İstanbul Başakşehir Highlights

RB Leipzig traveled to Turkey to face İstanbul Başakşehir on Wednesday. American 21-year-old midfielder Tyler Adams played the entire second half and picked up a hockey assist and — you know what, that’s all I’m going to say about this game right now because you need to just watch the RB Leipzig-Başakşehir highlights in full (below).

RB Leipzig-Başakşehir Highlights

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Champions League Group B Is A Really Fancy Version Of The MLS Cup Playoffs

Inter Milan lives! (Along with every other team in Champions League Group B heading into next week’s final matchday.) 

After Shakhtar Donetsk denied Real Madrid a place in the Round of 16 by winning 2-0 at the Olimpiyskiy earlier in the day, Inter caused more disruption on Tuesday after defeating Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-2 at Borussia-Park.

Liverbois Combine For Heckin Goofy Goal To Help Liverpool Win Group D

Jurgen Klopp has spent most of the last two months complaining about the timing of fixtures as Liverpool fights to defend its Premier League title while simultaneously competing for another Champions League crown. With that in mind (and a slew of injuries), the Reds boss started a number of youngsters against Ajax on Tuesday, including two teenagers and a goalkeeper who had just four prior senior appearances, none in the Champions League.

Real Madrid Faces Europa League Future After 2nd Defeat To Shakhtar Donetsk

As things stand, Real Madrid is out of the Champions League. Shakhtar Donetsk, for the second time, has defeated Real, this time by a scoreline of 2-0 at the Olimpiyskiy. 

Although now level on seven points in Group B, Shakhtar holds the head-to-head tiebreaker. Borussia Mönchengladbach could win the group later Tuesday by defeating Inter at Borussia-Park, an outcome that Real would probably accept at this point since Los Blancos could then host a disinterested Gladbach side on the final matchday. 

With Alisson Out, Liverpool Gives Champions League Debut To 22-Year-Old Goalkeeper

Caoimhin Kelleher has waited patiently for his chance to play first team football. A product of Cork, Ireland, Kelleher joined Liverpool's youth setup from his local club Ringhamon Rangers back in 2015. He slowly made his way through the U-18s to the U-23s while also playing at the international level for the Republic of Ireland underage sides.

Guileful Gladbach Goons Launch Fireworks Outside Inter’s Hotel At 4 In The Morning

Inter Milan’s squad that traveled to Mönchengladbach didn’t get much sleep Monday night and Tuesday morning. A group of Gladbach goons can be thanked for that after they launched fireworks and other pyrotechnics at 4 a.m. outside the hotel where the Milan players were staying.

Zidane Jumps To Hazard’s Defense After Latest Injury Rules Him Out For 3 Weeks

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane defended forward Eden Hazard's mental fortitude after the forward picked up another injury, ruling him out of Tuesday's Champions League meeting with Shakhtar Donetsk.

Belgium national team doctor Kris van Crombrugge had suggested Hazard's injury issues since joining Real were down to mental stress, however Zidane refuted those claims.