Champions League

Bayern Manager Nagelsmann Says He And His Mother Received Over 450 Death Threats After UCL Loss

Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann opened up at a press conference on Friday about the hatred and threats he received after his side fell to underdog Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday.

The Nagelsmann death threats on social media are abhorrent and the evil “fans” leaving these comments went as far as threatening his mother. 

Nagelsmann said the threats certainly don’t make his job and life easy.

I Watch Atlético For The Bench-Clearing Brawl And 90th-Minute Red Card. They Always Deliver

There's nothing better than a well executed slow burn. 

Liverpool ‘B’ Team Has Fun Time At Anfield, Punches Ticket To UCL Semis

During Sunday’s enthralling clash between Liverpool and Manchester City, I was struck by how fun it was to watch the two best teams in England actually struggle. The two titans breeze through most matches with such dominance, it’s remarkable — and incredibly entertaining — to see them play equals where they must fight for every inch.

I’m Fully Convinced UEFA Doesn’t Believe In Concussions After Foden Keeps Playing Despite Bad Head Injury

Concussions are a big topic in American sports with strict protocols in place to avoid athletes suffering severe head injuries. Hell, America has an entire movie literally called “Concussion.” FIFA and UEFA don’t appear to be on the same wavelength as head injuries aren’t taken too seriously. A Phil Foden head injury in the Champions League vs. Atlético Madrid was a prime example.

Joya Vintage: Hace 17 Años, El Pony Ruiz Dio Una Asistencia Calcada A La De Luka Modrić

Un día después, el sublime pase de Luka Modrić que encarriló la clasificación del Real Madrid a las semifinales de la Champions League continúa dando vueltas en mi cabeza. Sinceramente, perdí la cuenta de las veces que lo vi y estoy seguro de que no soy el único dándole y dándole al play.

When Are Yellow Cards Wiped Out In The Champions League This Year?

In 2020, UEFA hastily amended its men’s Champions League yellow-card accumulation rules after deciding to play the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds as single legs upon returning from a Covid-19 hiatus. This begs the question: When are yellow cards wiped out in the Champions League for the 2021-22 season?

A Big Booo! For John Carlin And His Column Comparing Atlético Madrid With The Sinaloa Cartel

John Carlin is one of the most accomplished sportswriters of our era, but that doesn't make him immune to fucking it up. And well, he did it in a terrible fashion after criticizing the looks of Atlético Madrid players and comparing the team with the Sinaloa Cartel in his last opinion column in Diario La Vanguardia

Villarreal Knocks Bayern Munich Out Of Champions League With Historic Upset

Villarreal — representing a city of just 50,577 in Spain's Castellón province — has clinched its first UEFA Champions League semifinal appearance since that magical 2006 run after a stunning upset of six-time champion Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena on Tuesday.

Real Madrid Beats Chelsea In One Of Great UCL Games Of Our Time Thanks To Epic Modrić Assist

It was the defending champion against the winningest side of all time. Two teams with imperious defenses and free-flowing offenses. Squads loaded with talented youngsters and experienced veterans. It was one of the best Champions League matches of all time, and it ended with a header from Karim Benzema.

Bayern Coach Says His Team Won’t Play Like Crap Against Villarreal Again

MUNICH, Germany — Bayern Munich will deliver against Villarreal in their Champions League quarterfinal second leg on Tuesday despite a bad first-leg performance because too much is at stake, Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann said on Monday.

The Bavarians suffered their first defeat in the competition this season, losing 1-0 in Spain last week with Villarreal the dominant side after also hitting the woodwork and missing several chances to score more goals.