Champions League

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Photo: UEFA Champions League Trophy (Getty Images)

Bayern Munich secured a favourable draw as they look to defend the UEFA Champions League title they secured only a few weeks ago. In what is the fastest turnaround in the history of the competition, the German champions will face Atletico Madrid, Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow in Group A in the first round of the 2020-21 season.

In Group B, Real Madrid, who have won the competition the most of any club, will face a powerful Inter Milan team along with Shakhtar Donetsk and Borussia Monchengladbach.

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Photo: Barcelona legend Lionel Messi has expressed his desire to leave the club (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Lionel Messi has delivered at massive blow to Barcelona by officially declaring his desire to leave the club.

Barcelona suffered their worst defeat in Europe when they were thrashed 8-2 by Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals of the Champions League a few days ago, which is believed to be the last straw for the Argentine.

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Photo: Serge Gnabry hit a brace as Bayern Munich beat Lyon 3-0 in the semifinal of the Champions League on Wednesday. (Getty Images) 

 

 

 

 

 

Bayern Munich booked a spot in their 11th Champions League final when they saw off a brave but wasteful Lyon 3-0 on Wednesday thanks to a first half brace from Serge Gnabry and a late goal from the reliable Robert Lewandowski

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Photo: Angel Di Maria and Neymar celebrate after Di Maria put PSG 2-0 ahead in the Champions League semifinal againt RB Leipzig. PSG went on to win the match 3-0. (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Angel Di Maria turned in an inspired performance to lead Paris St. Germain to their first UEFA Champions League final when they easily disposed of RB Leipzig 3-0 in the semifinal on Tuesday.

Di Maria assisted two and scored one as the League 1 Champions sauntered passed their German opponents, who were in their first ever semifinal.

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Photo: Neymar and Mbappe celebrate at PSG snatch a late winner against Atalanta in the quarterfinal of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. PSG won 2-1 to make their first semifnal in 25 years. (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Paris St-Germain qualified for the Champions League semifinal for the first time in a quarter century with a dramatic come from behind 2-1 win over first time quarterfinalists Atalanta on Wednesday.

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Photo: Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski continued his fine run of form in front of goals, scoring two as his team ran out 4-1 winners on the night and 7-1 aggreagte winners over Chelsea in the return leg Champions League round of 16 match at the Allianz Arena on Saturday. (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Barcelona and Bayern Munich avoided any potential banana skins, as they eased through to the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League on Saturday with routine wins over Napoli and Chelsea respectively.

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‘Ole at the wheel’ the sentiments echoed by the jubilant Manchester United fans after finishing third behind champions Liverpool and Manchester City in what could be dubbed as a ‘roller coaster’ season.

In December 2018, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was confirmed as caretaker manager of United for the remainder of that season. Life at Manchester United could not have been better for Ole in his first 10 games. No other United manager had won their first eight straight games at the helm, Ole had nine wins and a draw from his first ten.

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When the protracted English Premier League season concludes today, one of three teams near the top of the table will be left bitterly disappointed.

In what has to be one of the most interesting chases for Champions League places in the English Premier League, two of three teams, Manchester United (63 points), Chelsea (63 points) and Leicester City (62 points) will seal their place, while the other will be left holding the bag.

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