Champions League

Chelsea v Barcelona – what do the stats tell us?

Chelsea were drawn against Barcelona in one of the standout ties of the Champions League last 16. The draw resumes a rivalry which has been on hold since t he two teams met in the semi-final of the 2011-12 competition, Chelsea winning that tie en route to lifting the trophy in Munich. They had been frequent opponents in the years ...

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Chelsea v Barcelona past meetings

Premier League champions Chelsea have been drawn to face Barcelona in the Champions League last-16. Here Press Association Sport looks at previous Champions League meetings between the sides. Blues battle through adversity – 2011/12 semi-finals (Chelsea won 3-2 on aggregate) Fernando Torres scored a crucial late goal for Chelsea in the Nou Camp (Stephen Pond/Empics) Chelsea won 1-0 at Stamford ...

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Premier League quintet wait to learn Champions League fate

The five English clubs who created history by qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages will learn their fate when the draw for the last 16 is held in Nyon, Switzerland, this morning. Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea all qualified from their respective groups, making England the first country to have five teams in the competition’s last ...

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City’s winning run ends with defeat to Shakhtar

Manchester City slumped to their first defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in their final Champions League Group F game. First-half goals from Brazilian pair Bernard and Ismaily stunned Pep Guardiola’s side on a freezing night at the Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv, with Sergio Aguero’s injury-time penalty too late to affect the outcome. The result ...

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Spurs finish Champions League group campaign in style with comfortable home win

Fernando Llorente broke his Tottenham goal duck as Mauricio Pochettino’s side breezed past Apoel Nicosia 3-0 in their Champions League clash at Wembley. The Spaniard, making his 17th appearance for Spurs since his £14million switch from Swansea, finally got off the mark with a classy finish in the 20th minute. Son Heung-min grabbed a second before half-time and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou ...

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