Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo And Real Madrid Earn Last-Minute Victory Against Sporting

Cristiano Ronaldo welcomed the club that gave him his first start as a professional footballer to the home of the club that he has said he hopes will give him his last. Sporting CP visited the Bernabeu Wednesday and it looked an awful lot like they would leave with three points.

Barcelona Demolish Celtic As MSN Reunite For Seven Magnificent Goals

Celtic knew going into their Champions League encounter with Barcelona that getting a result against a side reinforced by the return of Brazilian great Neymar would be an extremely difficult task. 

They couldn’t have imagined just how well the MSN reunion would go for the Blaugrana.

The attacking trio were nothing short of sensational at the Camp Nou, playing a part in all seven Barca goals.

Neymar started things off by setting up Messi’s first, the Argentine finishing with a powerful left-footed shot.

Manchester City vs. Borussia Monchengladbach Is Postponed Because The Etihad Is Underwater

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Champions League group stage debut will have to wait until the weather cooperates. Man City are scheduled to play Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League group stage, but the match has been postponed because the field looks like this:

Watch Messi And Neymar Walk Through Celtic's Defense Like It's Nothing

Barcelona are at home against a team that recently lost to a team from Gibraltar. You can guess how it's going.

The Only Surprising Thing About Neymar's Free Kick Goal Is Messi Didn't Take It

It isn't surprising that Neymar took this free kick because it's about the same angle that he scored from in the Olympic gold medal match against Germany.

He's also one of the best players in the world. It is surprising that Neymar took this free kick because Lionel Messi was standing over it as well, and he's the best player in the world and was also on a hat trick.

Neymar recreated his Olympic goal against Celtic, and, for the record, Messi did eventually get his hat trick.

Andres Guardado's Missed Penalty The Difference As PSV Fall To Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid beat PSV 1-0 in their Champions League group stage opener, but PSV had a chance to draw level in stoppage time of the first half when Luciano Narsingh drew a penalty. Andres Guardado stepped up to take it for PSV.

And he had it saved.

Hatem Ben Arfa Already Training Alone At PSG After Arsenal Snub

Having warded off interest from Barcelona and Sevilla to sign a rejuvenated Hatem Ben Arfa, Paris Saint-Germain appeared to be the perfect destination for the mercurial 29-year-old playmaker. Ben Arfa signed for PSG as a free agent after experiencing a renaissance last year with Nice, tallying 17 goals and six assists in Ligue 1.

This all, of course, followed a tumultuous four years in England where he was part footballing genius, part disinterested delinquent.

Champions League Players Looking For Inspiration Need Only Look At The Ball

The Champions League groups were drawn in Mónaco on Thursday but the big news was the unveiling of the official match ball for the competition. The ball keeps the traditional star figures, this time in green, but it’s the writing in the stars that’s sure to capture the attention.

The stars have characterized the official Champions League ball in recent years, of course, accompanied by the logo of this UEFA tournament.

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