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Bayern at full throttle in bid for sixth European crown

By Karolos Grohmann REUTERS - Bayern Munich's 5-1 demolition of Arsenal in the Champions League on Wednesday is a reminder that the Germans are holding nothing back in their pursuit of a sixth European crown. "We cannot play to draw," said...
Joe Hart Man City

No more Champions League naivety, says Man City’s Hart

REUTERS - Manchester City's 3-1 Champions League win at Sevilla shows the Premier League side have moved past the "reckless" and "naive" displays that caused them to stumble in previous campaigns, goalkeeper Joe Hart has said. The win on Tuesday...
Roma

Roma hold firm to sink Leverkusen in thriller

ROME (Reuters) - AS Roma squandered a two-goal lead but recovered to beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 following a late Miralem Pjanic penalty on Wednesday to move into second place in Champions League Group E. The Italian side moved on to...
Willian Free kick Chelsea

Willian free kick gives Chelsea nervy win over Dynamo

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - A stunning free kick from Willian seven minutes from time gave Chelsea a nervy and hard-fought 2-1 Champions League Group G win over Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday to lift some of the gloom surrounding...
Bayern Munich

Competition drives Bayern success, says Guardiola

MUNICH (Reuters) - Bayern Munich's 5-1 demolition of Arsenal on Wednesday placed the Germans in the driving seat in Champions League Group F and coach Pep Guardiola put their success down to competition among his players for a starting...
Neymar and Suarez

Neymar and Suarez on target as Barca thrash BATE

By Tim Hanlon (Reuters) - A Neymar double and a clinical finish from Luis Suarez handed Barcelona a comfortable 3-0 victory over BATE Borisov that put them on the verge of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League...
Porto

Porto outclass Maccabi to edge closer to last 16

By Ori Lewis HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - Porto edged closer to a spot in the knockout rounds of the Champions League with a comfortable 3-1 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv in Group G on Wednesday, which ended the Israeli side's...
Gent vs Valencia

Gent beat Valencia to stay in race for knockout stages

By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian champions Gent stayed in the race for the second spot of Champions League Group H by beating an innocuous Valencia 1-0 at home. With Lyon losing at a flawless Zenit, Gent, who entered the...