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Glasgow Rangers will meet Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League final in Seville after both clubs got through tough semi-finals against Red Bull Leipzig and West Ham United respectively. A position in the Champions League group stages as a seeded club awaits the winner. Europa League Final Preview: Rangers vs Eintracht Frankfurt Frankfurt UEFA ranking: [...]

Ligue 1 First Half Review

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Paris Saint-Germain had one of the best transfer windows in history signing Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos and Gianluigi Donnarumma on free transfers, But as PSG Manager Mauricio Pochettino and Sporting Director Leonardo have learnt. It is easier to play football manager than it is to manage a top club in Europe. LIGUE 1 Top four: [...]

PSG Named Champions Of Ligue 1

Paris St Germain have been crowned champions of Ligue 1 after the French football season ended early due to the coronavirus crisis. PSG had a 12-point lead over second-placed Marseille when the season was suspended as part of the French government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Didier Quillot, chief executive of the French [...]

French Government Ends Ligue 1 Season

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The 2019-20 Ligue 1 season in France has been cancelled after the prime minister Edouard Philippe announced football games, even behind closed doors, will not be allowed before September. France has now joined the Netherlands, Belgium and Argentina in announcing the 2019-20 season is already over. Last week, the French Professional Football League (LFP) announced [...]

UEFA

UEFA President Aleksandar Ceferin admits the idea of Champions League and Europa League play-offs are “an option,” but either way all leagues “must finish by August 3.” All football has been suspended in Europe’s major leagues due to the coronavirus pandemic and it’s not clear when, or indeed if, the campaign will be concluded. What [...]

Champions League Knockout Draw Preview

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Chelsea could well find themselves on a collision course with Barcelona in the last-16 of the Champions League with that the most likely outcome from Monday’s draw. A calculation of the probabilities of each pairing shows that Liverpool and Manchester City are most likely to face a trip to Madrid to play either Real or [...]

Bayern Munich Lose 2-1 To Hanover 96

It was a weekend to forget for a number of European sides who suffered shocking losses. In England, the news of the day was Sunday’s 6-1 home drubbing of Manchester United by city rivals Manchester City. Across the continent, things were not too good for Bayern Munich, Lyon, Chelsea, Barcelona and Juventus. In Germany, Bayern [...]

Europe’s Finest Clubs Clash For Coveted Title

Europe’s finest clubs will take to the pitch on Tuesday in what is considered one of the most extravagant football competitions – the Uefa Champions League. European action is back after a lengthy summer break and champions Barcelona will look to add another title in their trophy cabinet as they start their campaign against Inter [...]