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Arsenal 2-0 Bayern Munich : Five key talking points

Arsenal sensationally defeated Bayern Munich 2-0 in what was a must win match for the North-London outfit to keep their Champions League hopes alive. The Gunners were tipped to face defeat yet again with Bayern Munich arriving at the Emirates...

Chelsea thwarted by woodwork in draw with Kiev

By Igor Nitsak KIEV, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Chelsea struck the woodwork twice but could not find a breakthrough in an entertaining 0-0 Champions League draw at Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday that left everything to play for in Group G. Within...

Giroud and Ozil lead Arsenal to victory over Bayern

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Olivier Giroud struck two minutes after coming on as a substitute and Mesut Ozil scored with almost the last kick of the game to give Arsenal a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich and kickstart...

Pellegrini expects to face ‘the real Sevilla’

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is expecting to face the "real Sevilla" in Wednesday's Champions League clash after the Spanish side made a poor start to their domestic campaign. Sevilla have European pedigree having won back-to-back Europa...

Injured Bale criticised for putting Wales ahead of Real

REUTERS - Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale's latest injury has led to heated criticism in the Spanish media that he is putting Wales ahead of his club side. Bale has suffered a succession of injuries since joining Real in 2013...

Striker Wilson misses Man United trip to Moscow

REUTERS - Manchester United will be without James Wilson, Ashley Young and Paddy McNair for Wednesday's Champions League clash at CSKA Moscow as they seek to build on victory over VfL Wolfsburg in their previous Group B fixture. A 20-man...

Tottenham’s Chadli out for six weeks with ankle injury

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Nacer Chadli has been ruled out for six weeks after he sustained ankle ligament damage during Saturday's goalless draw against Liverpool, the Premier League club said on their website (www.tottenhamhotspur.com). The Belgium international was...

More derby pressure on me than McClaren: Allardyce

REUTERS - Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce insists there is more pressure on him than Newcastle United counterpart Steve McClaren as he prepares his side for the Wear-Tyne derby at the Stadium of Light on Sunday. Sunderland are mired at the...