Champions League Week 1 Results

Champions League Week 1 Results

With awesome clubs including Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City, Barca, PSG, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich in the running – the race to the European 2014-15 title is underway!

In UEFA Champions League Week 1 match-ups, Arsenal and Manchester City lost their opening games; Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Liverpool won; and Chelsea suffered a heart-breaking home draw against Schalke.

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Champions League Week One Results

Group A

Juventus 2-0 Malmo - Carlos Tevez got a brace

Olympiacos 3-2 Atletico Madrid - Kostas Mitroglou scored the winner

Group B

Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets - Ludogorets returned to the Champions League after five seasons, Liverpool’s goals came from new signing super Mario Balotelli and skipper Steven Gerrard, Dani Abalo scored for Ludogorets

Real Madrid 5-1 Basel - Real Madrid’s goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, and Karim Benzema; Basel’s only goal came from Derlis Gonzalez

Group C

Monaco 1-0 Leverkusen - Monaco returned to the Champions League by defeating Leverkusen in a hard fought battle, Monaco’s goal came from Joao Moutinho

Benfica 0-2 Zenit - Zenit earned three points with goals from Hulk and Axel Witsel, Benfica were down to 10 men for the final 25 minutes after their goalkeeper Artur was sent off

Group D

Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal - The Gunners were outplayed by German side Dortmund who kept a clean sheet and opened their account with a win due to goals from Ciro Immobile and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht - Dennis Praet scored for Anderlecht and Burak Yilmaz equalized for Galatasaray

Group E

Roma 5-1 CSKA Moscow - Goals, goals, goals for Roma in their inspired return to the Champions League with five goals in the first 50 minutes from Juan Iturbe and Maicon,  two goals from Gervinho, and an own goal from Moscow, CSKA’s only goal came late from Ahmed Musa

Bayern Munich 1-0 Manchester City - In a brilliant, hard-fought controversial clash of Bundesliga champs against Premiership champs a goal from Jerome Boateng gave Bayern the victory in the 90th minute.

Group F

Ajax 1-1 PSG - Paris Saint Germain began their quest for Champions League silverware with a draw against Ajax away, Edinson Cavani opened the scoring for PSG at 11 minutes, however youngster Lasse Schone late in the match.

Barcelona 1-0 APOEL - Barca began their Champions League challenge with a win at home, Lionel Messi set up Gerard Pique for the game’s only goal as new Barcelona manager Luis Enrique won his debut European clash

Group G

Chelsea 1-1 Schalke - Chelsea hosted Schalke at home ending up with a draw against Schalke, Cesc Fabregas scored for Chelsea and Klaas-Jan Hunterlaar scored the equalizer for Schalke

Maribor 1-1 Sporting - Maribor impressed in their Champions League debut as Sporting returned after a four year absence, Nani opened the scoring for Sporting and teenager Luka Zahovic scored the equalizer in the 92nd minute.

Group H

Athletic Bilbao 0-0 Shakhtar - Bilbao did not impress in their Champions League return, Shakhtar did not continue their eight match winning streak

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Porto 6-0 BATE Borisov - Porto thrilled their fans with a stunning win in their opening day clash at home against BATE with goals from Jackson Martinez, Adrian Lopez and Vincent Aboubakar after a hat trick by Yacine Brahimi

2015 Capital One Cup Update : Capital One Cup Final Tickets

2015 Capital One Cup Update : Capital One Cup Final Tickets

The Capital One Cup third round matches begin on September 22nd when powerful Premier League team Arsenal play host to Southampton at Emirates Stadium in London, West Brom Albion face Hull City at the Hawthorns in West Bromwich, and Brendan Rodger’s Liverpool host Middlesbrough at Anfield Road on opening day.

Then on September 24th current Capital One Cup champions Man City play Championship side Sheffield at Etihad Stadium, the Spurs host Nottingham Forest at White Hart Lane in London, and the Blues host Bolton Wanderers at Stamford Bridge.

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Last season, Arsenal were defeated by Jose Mourinho’s FC Chelsea in the fourth round. On opening day, the Gunners battle the Saints in an all Premiership matchup.

In the second round, League One side MK Dons soundly and shockingly defeated titan Premiership club Manchester United 4-0 under the leadership of recently hired Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal. New Man United summer signing Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon did not make his planned debut in the tie since his work permit had not been approved at the time of the match.

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Spanish La Liga’s Big Three Clubs : Atletico Madrid, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid

Spanish La Liga’s Big Three Clubs : Atletico Madrid, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid

The Spanish League’s 2014 – 2015 football season is underway and you can expect to watch some mouth-watering clashes featuring La Liga titan clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid as they battle to win the elite league trophy back from crowned champions Atletico Madrid this campaign.

Last season, Diego Simeone’s side Atletico Madrid won the Spanish soccer league crown in a thrilling season-long battle ending with a 1-1 draw at Barca that cost the Catalans the title. Atletico earned their first La Liga trophy since 1995-96. Barcelona were runners up and Real Madrid claimed third place on the table.

The three elite Spanish clubs known as the "Big Three" earned spots in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage competition.

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Spanish clubs Betis, Valladolid and Osasuna were relegated at the end of the season and Eibar, Deportivo la Coruna and Cordoba were promoted.

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Signing nine new star footballers for 95 million euros, Atletico Madrid’s likely starting squad is Jan Oblak, Diego Godin, Miranda, Juanfran. Toby Alderweireld, Koke, Raul Garcia, Gabi; Arda Turan, Antoine Griezmann, and Mario Mandzukic.

Barcelona’s likely starting squad is Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba, Javier Mascherano, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, and Pedro. However, Luis Suarez will not compete for Barca until late October due to his ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup Brazil. Buy good Barcelona tickets online for affordable prices!

Splashing over 100 million euros on two players to strengthen their side, Real Madrid’s likely starting squad includes Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Marcelo, James Rodriguez, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Angel di Maria, and Karim Benzema. Real Madrid won both the UEFA Champions League and Copa del Rey last season.

Real Madrid host FC Barcelona on October 25th, and FC Liverpool on November 4th in Madrid, Spain in two of the upcoming season’s most exciting match-ups! Buy the very best guaranteed Real Madrid tickets now including Real Madrid v Liverpool tickets.

Expect thrilling Spanish La Liga clashes between Atl Madrid, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Valencia, and Athletic Bilbao for the title and 2015 - 2016 Champions League spots.

FC Barcelona Update : Barca Summer Transfer News

Spanish La Liga Update : FC Barcelona Summer Transfer News

Going into the Spanish League’s third MatchWeek, FC Barcelona is back on top of the top flight La Liga table with six points in two clashes. Valencia, Celta de Vigo, Sevilla, Granada CF and Atletico Madrid are close behind with four points each in the fight for Spanish silverware.

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Barca has fantastic Champions League games coming up against APOEL FC and Paris Saint Germain.

At the close of the summer transfer season, Barcelona has strengthened their side to compete at the highest level with the addition of high scoring Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez who signed with Barca from FC Liverpool for an astounding fee of 81.3m.

In other transfer business, Barca hired Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo away from Real Sociedad for a 12m fee. Star Barcelona goalie Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been on the bench with a groin injury.

New Barca defenders include Belgian Thomas Vermaelen who transferred from FC Arsenal for a 19m fee, Frenchman Jeremy Mathieu who signed from Valencia for a 20m fee, and Brazilian Douglas from Sao Paulo who signed for a 4m fee.

New midfielders include Croatian Ivan Rakitic who signed from Sevilla for 18m, and Croatian Alen Halilovic who transferred from Dinamo Zagreb for a 2.2m fee.

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England Football Tickets - England Euro 2016 Tickets

England Euro 2016 Update : Switzerland 0-2 England

With newly appointed Three Lions captain Wayne Rooney in charge along with Roy Hodgson, England fought hard to defeat Switzerland 2-0 starting off their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with a strong statement about the quality of the England side this season.

England’s two goals were both scored by Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck who replaced injured Daniel Sturridge. Credit for the excellent clean sheet goes to Manchester City’s goalkeeper, Joe Hart.

It is obvious that manager Roy Hodgson made the right decision to choose superstar Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney as England captain to replace Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard who retired after World Cup 2014 Brazil.

Rooney who became England’s youngest scorer player in 2003, won his 97th national cap against Switzerland.

England competes in Group E and will fight San Marino, Slovenia, Lithuania, Switzerland and Estonia in their upcoming qualifying clashes at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

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England Premiership Transfers : Manchester United

England Premiership Transfers : Manchester United

On the last day of the Premier League summer transfer window, superstar striker Radamel Falcao was signed on a £6m loan from Monaco by Manchester United as new United manager Louis van Gaal splashed some more of Man Utd’s cash in his campaign to move back up to the top of the Premiership table and earn a spot in next season’s Champions League tournament.

Man United already has two superstar strikers, Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie.

Van Persie has issued a challenge to his new Colombian teammate Falcao that he will have to fight for a starting spot on van Gaal’s side.

Thirty-one year old former Arsenal star Van Persie welcomed Falcao, saying both players will have to play their best and compete with Rooney and James Wilson.

Other transfers of note at United include Argentine midfielder Angel di Maria who transferred from Real Madrid for a 75m fee and former Southampton defender Luke Shaw who signed for a 37.5m fee.

Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera was brought onboard from Athletic Bilbao for a 36m fee.

Argentinean defender Marcos Rojo transferred from Sporting Lisbon for a 20m fee.

Dutch midfielder Daley Blind transferred from titan Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam for a 17.5m fee.

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German Bundesliga Transfers : Bayer Leverkusen

German Bundesliga Transfers : Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen has some thrilling clashes coming up in the German Bundesliga and Champions League.

On September 12, Bayer Leverkusen host Werder Bremen at BayArena. And on September 24th they host FC Augsburg.

VfL Wolfsburg play host to Bayer Leverkusen at Volkswagen Arena in Wolfsburg, Germany on September 21.

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Here is a list of some of Bayer Leverkusen’s most interesting summer transfers:

Bayer signed Turkish midfielder Kakan Calhanoglu from Hamburger for 14.m.

Brazilian defender Wendell transferred from Gremio for a 6.5m fee.

Kyriakos Papadopoulos transferred on loan from Schalke 04.

Vladlen Yurchenko transferred from Shakhtar Donetsk for a 0.3m fee.

Tin Jedvaj is on loan from Serie A’s Roma.

And Croatian goalkeeper Dario Kresic signed on a free transfer from Mainz.

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German Bundesliga Transfers : Hertha BSC Berlin

German Bundesliga Transfers : Hertha BSC Berlin

Hertha Berlin have some exciting matches coming up. Hertha will host FSV Mainz, Wolfsburg, and Stuttgart, and will travel to compete against titan Bundesliga club FC Schalke on October 18th.

The German football summer transfer window has closed for Hertha Berlin. Here are some of their most important transactions.

Swiss midfielder Valentin Stocker transferred from Basel for a 5m fee.

Striker Julian Schieber transferred from Borussia Dortmund for a 2.5m fee.

Turkish midfielder Tolga Cigerci signed from Wolfsburg for a 1.5m fee.

Norwegian midfielder Per Ciljan Skjelbred signed from Hamburger for a 1.3m fee.

Ivory Coast forward Salomon Kalou signed from Lille for a 1.8m fee.

Striker Roy Beerens signed from AZ Alkmaar for a 1.5m fee.

Dutch defender Johnny Heitinga came to Hertha on a free transfer from Fulham.

Striker Genki Haraguchi signed from Urawa Red Diamonds for a 0.5m fee.

Midfielder Jens Hegeler from Bayer Leverkusen signed with Hertha for a 0.9m fee.

Defender Marvin Plattenhardt transferred from Nurnberg for a 0.5m fee.

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German Bundesliga Transfers : Borussia Dortmund

German Bundesliga Transfers : Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund will host titan England Premiership club FC Arsenal in a Champions League battle at Signal Iduna Park on September 16 at Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany. Hot, hard-to-get  premium football tickets are available for sale for the thrilling match-up!

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Titan German club Borussia Dortmund has completed their summer transfer activities with the following footballers:

New signing Italian forward Ciro Immobile transferred from Torino for a19.4m fee.

Defender Matthias Ginter transferred from Freiburg for a10m fee.

Former Manchester United Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa signed with Dortmund for a 8m fee.

Kagawa earned back to back German Bundesliga medals previously at Dortmund. Twenty-five year old Japanese midfielder Kagawa rejoined Dortmund on a four year signing after two years at Old Trafford where he earned a Premiership medal under Sir Alex Ferguson.

South Korean forward Dong-Won Ji came to Dortmund on a free transfer from Augsburg

Turkish midfielder Nuri Sahin signed from Real Madrid for a 7m fee.

Colombian forward Adrian Ramos signed from Hertha for a 9m fee.

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German Bundesliga Transfers : Bayern Munich

German Bundesliga Transfers : Bayern Munich

With boss Pep Guardiola in charge, and so many powerful superstar footballers on his side, Bayern Munich are fit to launch a fierce battle to retain their Bundesliga trophy and Champions League title!

Bayern Munich will host Premiership champions, Manchester City on September 17 at Allianz Arena in Munich Germany. Great seats and hard to get tickets are still available for the clash.

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Here is an update on Bayern Munich’s activity in the summer transfer window as Guardiola added strength and quality to his team.

Superstar Poland striker Robert Lewandowski came to Bayern on a free transfer from Borussia Dortmund.

Xabi Alonso, superstar Spanish midfielder from Real Madrid signed for a 10m fee.

Pepe Reina, Spanish goalkeeper transferred to Bayern from Liverpool for a 3m fee.

Sinan Kurt signed from Borussia Monchengladbach for a 1.1m fee.

Mehdi Benatia, Moroccan defender from Roma signed for a 26m fee.

Spanish defender Juan Bernat transferred from Valencia for a 10m fee.

Midfielder Sebastian Rode came to Bayern on a free transfer from Eintracht Frankfurt.

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