Ateneo responds like champions after humbling Game 1 loss

MANILA, Philippines – New life was brought to the Ateneo Blue Eagles’ quest for a historical fourth straight championship run following an electrifying 69-66 victory over the UP Fighting Maroons in Game 2 of the Battle of Katipunan-themed UAAP finals. Ateneo was on the brink of elimination on Wednesday, May 11, for the first time … Read more

Champions League + You’re Ropey League of Shame Kicks off

It’s here! The Champions League of the Community Tournament has arrived with plenty of fanfare. The organising committee couldn’t quite afford the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to play the spine-tingling theme tune but Boris has got his trumpet out (it’s a nasty habit), Toberlone52 is on the fiddle and FPL Kaka is banging away with enthusiasm … Read more

Liverpool fights back to reach Champions League final

VILLARREAL, Spain – Liverpool survived a first-half scare to reach the Champions League final with a 3-2 win at Villarreal on Tuesday, May 3 (Wednesday, May 4, Manila time)) for a 5-2 aggregate victory, after the night had threatened to turn sour for Juergen Klopp’s side. The visitors fell down 0-2 with an insipid first-half … Read more

UEFA Champions League Fantasy semi-finals second-leg preview

By Wednesday night, we will know which teams will compete in this season’s UEFA Champions League final. In a reversal of last week’s England vs Spain meetings, Liverpool travel to Villarreal tonight and Manchester City hope to see off Real Madrid on Wednesday. Here is a quick look at this week’s best captaincy and differential … Read more

From Garcia’s ‘Ghost Goal’ to Barca comeback – Liverpool’s 5 Champions League semi-finals – Liverpool FC

Liverpool are about to take part in their sixth Champions League semi-final, but how did they fare in the previous five? Jurgen Klopp’s men host Villarreal at Anfield on Wednesday evening, as the semi-finals get underway. It would be a third final in the competition in five years if Liverpool can get the job done, … Read more

UEFA Champions League Fantasy semi-finals first-leg preview

This week begins the penultimate stage of the UEFA Champions League, as England and Spain go head-to-head in both semi-finals. On Tuesday, Manchester City host Real Madrid. Then, the following night, Liverpool welcome Villarreal to Anfield. Here is a quick look at this week’s best captaincy and differential options for UCL Fantasy. MAKE CHANGES TO … Read more

Liverpool handed Champions League boost as Villareal star a major doubt

Liverpool’s hopes of reaching a third Champions League final in five years have been handed a boost as Spanish media report that Gerard Moreno could well miss the games against Jurgen Klopp’s side. The Spanish striker, who has scored 9 times in 17 games for Unai Emery’s side this season, was forced off early in … Read more

The five biggest upsets in Champions League history

By Josh Barker Published: April 13, 2022 1:29 pm Last Updated: April 13, 2022 1:32 pm The 2021/22 Champions League knockout stages have produced one of the biggest upsets in the history of the competition. The upset would occur in the quarter-finals and saw Spanish outfit Villarreal knock German powerhouse Bayern Munich out of the … Read more