BARCELONA, Spain — Liverpool CEO Peter Moore has told the club’s supporters to behave after six fans were arrested in Barcelona on Tuesday following disturbances in the Catalan city. Police sources confirmed to ESPN FC that six people were detained overnight ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League semifinal first leg between Liverpool and Barcelona at Camp
Lionel Messi scored his 600th career goal in club competition during Barcelona’s 3-0 win against Liverpool in the Champions League. Messi was sitting on 598 goals coming into the semifinal first leg against Jurgen Klopp’s side, but two second-half goals, including a world-class free kick for his second, saw him reach the 600 goal mark.
ESPN FC’s Craig Burley highlights Roberto Firmino’s defending from the front as pivotal to Liverpool getting a result against Barcelona. Jurgen Klopp has admitted that Liverpool must “suffer” at the hands of Barcelona if they are to stop Lionel Messi from carrying out his “threat” to bring the Champions League trophy back to the Camp
Alejandro Moreno says Barcelona’s 2018-19 La Liga title has revealed the best version of Lionel Messi and the Blaugrana’s dependence on him. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley highlights Roberto Firmino’s defending from the front as pivotal to Liverpool getting a result against Barcelona. BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde thinks opposite number Jurgen Klopp’s statements
Gab Marcotti was more impressed with Ajax’s maturity and ability to manage a 1-0 result away from home than with their attacking prowess. Donny van der Beek scored the lone goal as Ajax topped Spurs 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. Ajax Amsterdam coach Erik ten
Alejandro Moreno says Barcelona’s 2018-19 La Liga title has revealed the best version of Lionel Messi and the Blaugrana’s dependence on him. Lionel Messi broke the deadlock in the second half, leading Barcelona to another league title against Levante at the Camp Nou. Barcelona are taking inspiration from Pep Guardiola’s tactics against Liverpool in the
The Champions League returns and with just four teams left, the path to glory is wide open. Any of the remaining sides has a chance but equally, question marks surrounding their challenge. Can Liverpool crack Lionel Messi & Co. to deny their Treble push? And which of the “underdogs” will prevail in the other semifinal?
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino discusses how his side will pick up from their loss to West Ham ahead of Tuesday’s match against Ajax. Ajax manager Erik ten Hag took issue with comments from injury-hit Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino ahead of their Champions League semifinal first leg clash on Tuesday. Hosts Tottenham are without a string
ESPN FC’s Sid Lowe makes the case that Liverpool’s attacking prowess could have the potential to overwhelm Barcelona in the Champions League semis. The ESPN FC panel says Lionel Messi alone makes Barcelona favourites over Liverpool. Are the Reds good enough to stop him? Across the 43-year history of their rivalry, Barcelona have never knocked
Barcelona Women players Lieke Martens, Stephanie van der Gragt and Toni Duggan celebrate victory. Barcelona dug deep after having a player sent off to beat Bayern Munich 1-0 on Sunday and reach the final of the Women’s Champions League for the first time after securing a 2-0 aggregate victory. Barca, who had earned a 1-0
Michail Antonio’s goal puts an end to Tottenham’s perfect run in their new stadium. English Premier League: Michail Antonio (67′) Tottenham 0-1 West Ham Mauricio Pochettino urged his side to forget about Saturday’s 1-0 home defeat to West Ham United in the Premier League when they face Ajax in Tuesday’s Champions League semifinal first leg.
Alejandro Moreno says Barcelona’s 2018-19 La Liga title has revealed the best version of Lionel Messi and the Blaugrana’s dependence on him. Lionel Messi broke the deadlock in the second half, leading Barcelona to another league title against Levante at the Camp Nou. BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi’s goal earned Barcelona the La Liga title
Ronaldo Vieira is loving life in Italy as he slowly becomes an integral part of Sampdoria’s new-look midfield. GENOA, Italy — William welcomes us with open arms. He ushers us into the backroom of his restaurant, which doubles as a shrine to Sampdoria. Framed shirts line the walls, with thank you notes and dedications penned
Frank Leboeuf explains why PSG need to do everything they can to keep Kylian Mbappe around and why they’d be better off letting Neymar go. Neymar has been suspended for three European games for insulting match officials on social media after Paris Saint-Germain was eliminated by Man United in the Champions League. The penalty, handed
Craig Burley and Frank Leboeuf feel both Eden Hazard and Chelsea would benefit from Hazard moving to Real Madrid. Chelsea had a chance to climb to third in the Premier League against Burnley, but the Blues squandered the lead in a 2-2 draw with the Clarets. Chelsea had a chance to climb to third in
Pep Guardiola’s men prevailed 2-0 in the Manchester derby to put them within sight of back-to-back Premier League titles. Pep Guardiola’s men prevailed 2-0 in the Manchester derby to put them within sight of back-to-back Premier League titles. Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany and Leroy Sane speak after their side moved to the top of
Alejandro Moreno breaks down the latest transfer rumours as the summer transfer window edges closer and closer. ESPN FC’s Alejandro Moreno is incredulous as to why Man United midfielder Paul Pogba was voted into the PFA Team of the Year. Alejandro Moreno and Alexis Nunes predict the results of the most important matches of week
Find out the date and details of the 2019 Champions League final. Where is the 2019 Champions League final being played? The final will be played at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, the capital of Spain. The stadium has a capacity of 67,829. The ground is the home of La Liga side Atletico Madrid. It opened
ESPN FC’s Craig Burley believes Tottenham and Ajax will be the tie of the round, after both sides reached the semifinals in dramatic fashion. The FC panel credit Mauricio Pochettino and his Tottenham side for the way they handled adversity in the second leg against Manchester City. He scores early, he scores late; he scores
The ESPN FC panel say Lionel Messi alone makes Barcelona favourites over Liverpool. Are the Reds good enough to stop him? BARCELONA, Spain — Ernesto Valverde hopes the goal Philippe Coutinho scored against Manchester United will feed his confidence ahead of a reunion with Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals. Coutinho, 26, has endured a