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The Impressive Stats Behind Liverpool’s Goal-Crazy Champions League Campaign

Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho (C) celebrates scoring their fifth goal and completing his hattrick with Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (2L), Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (R) and Liverpool's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane (L) during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Liverpool and Spartak Moscow at Anfield in Liverpool, north-west England on December 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s run in the Champions League so far could, to undersell it, be described as ‘eventful.’ Had they settled into their group earlier, then, Wednesday night’s clash with Spartak Moscow would have been a dead rubber with qualification already secured, such as their habit of throwing away points that were there for the taking. However, they need not have worried …

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Jose Mourinho Has Message For Potential Champions League Last 16 Opponents

Manchester United have advanced to the last 16 of the Champions League for the first time since the 2013/14 season, and ahead of their two-legged tie in 2018 Jose Mourinho has a message for any potential opponents. The Old Trafford club’s 2-1 victory over CSKA Moscow on Tuesday night confirmed United’s top place finish in their group, which, in theory, means …

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Exclusive: Gary Lineker On England’s European Resurgence, And His Pick For Champions League Winner

We recently caught up with BT Sport presenter Gary Lineker to run the rule over this year’s Champions League contenders. With Premier League sides enjoying something of a renaissance in the competition this year, it felt only right to begin there and ask Gary, who has presented BT Sport’s Champions League coverage since 2015, firstly if he believed all five …

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Gattuso Compares Benevento Keeper’s 95th-Minute Goal To Being Stabbed

Gennaro Gattuso’s first day in the AC Milan hot seat hasn’t exactly gone to plan.  Taking over from Vincenzo Montella this week, the club veteran was tasked with arresting what has been a poor start to the campaign for the Rossoneri. They’re now 15 games in and have lost six of their Serie A matches already, leaving them in eight place. Having …

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Sergio Ramos Set An Unwanted La Liga Record In Real Madrid’s 0-0 Draw With Athletic Bilbao

Real Madrid’s recent La Liga struggles continued on Saturday night with a 0-0 draw against Athletic Bilbao.  The champions have found it more difficult than usual to break down opposing defences this season, with the lack of goalscoring form of all their top dogs, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Bemzema, raising eyebrows. Currently Los Blancos sit eight points behind league …

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