Mia Alvarez

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Borussia Dortmund vs Malaga & Galatasaray vs Real Madrid Match Highlights

After the results from the first leg of these matches, who would have thought that the second leg of the matches between Borussia Dortmund-Malaga and …

Barca edge it, Bayern keep flying

Barcelona went through to the Champions League semi-finals on away goals as Pedro’s second-half equaliser clinched victory for the Catalan side on Wednesday.<p>A less than fit Lionel Messi inspired his team to victory in the last 30 minutes, playing a role in his side’s goal and ensuring Barca reached …

Champions League: Real Madrid and Barcelona kept apart

<b>Barcelona and Real Madrid could meet in the Champions League final at Wembley after being kept apart in the semi-final draw.</b><p>Barcelona drew Bayern Munich, with Real Madrid set to play Borussia Dortmund.<p>The games will be played on 23 and 24 April, with the return legs on 30 April and 1 May.<p>In the …

Champions League semi-final draw: Spanish giants kept apart as Barca face Bayern and Real take on Dortmund

The prospect of an El Clasico Champions League final at Wembley is still on track after this morning's semi-final draw kept the two Spanish teams apart.<p>Newly-crowned German champions Bayern Munich, who eased past Juventus 4-0 on aggregate to book a place in the last four, were drawn against fellow …

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Germany and Spain put best on display for Champions League semi-finals

It is tempting to read a great deal into the swaggeringly four-square German-Spanish dominance of this season's Champions League semi-finals. …

Lionel Messi Must Be in Top Form for Barcelona to Win Champions League Semifinal

Link to Media<p>Superstar Lionel Messi must be fully fit in order for Barcelona to advance past Bayern Munich in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League opening semifinal fixture.<p>Before suffering a hamstring injury in the first leg of the quarterfinals against Paris Saint-Germain, he had scored the club's …

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Messi urges Barca not to give up hope

No team has ever advanced after losing the first leg of a European Cup tie by four goals.<p>To Lionel Messi, that doesn't mean it can't be done. A day after he and Barcelona were mauled 4-0 at Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals, Messi said on Wednesday they must not give up hope for the …

Champions League: five reasons why it went wrong for Barcelona

<b>1 Over-reliance on Messi</b><p>At the end of the second leg against Paris St-Germain, Barcelona's players heralded Leo Messi as "irreplaceable". Even "half …

Cristiano Ronaldo Resting Injury Against Atletico Madrid Is Best Decision

Cristiano Ronaldo won't play in the Madrid derby this weekend in advance of the second leg of Real Madrid's Champions League showdown with Borussia Dortmund. The club revealed their plans to sit Ronaldo with a minor thigh injury (via Fox Soccer):<p>With Atletico applying pressure on Real Madrid for …

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Real Madrid & Barca's Champions League comeback hopes

<b>After suffering last Wednesday night, you might be tempted to think that Real Madrid had resigned themselves to a third successive Champions League semi-final exit.</b><p>Not a bit of it.<p>Ever since the end of their disastrous performance at the Westfalenstadion, the Spanish giants have been motivated by …

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Ronaldo available for Dortmund return leg

The Portugal international, top scorer in the latest edition of Europe's elite club competition with 12 goals, returned to training with his …

Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich: Lineups

In a shocking move Lionel Messi is on the bench for Barcelona and Cesc Fàbregas will take over in the center of the attack for Barcelona.<p>Update: Bayern Munich win 3-0 on the night, 7-0 on aggregate over Barcelona<p>Lionel Messi is on the bench. I repeat, Lionel Messi is on the bench. Unless the …

Bayern humiliate Barca to reach final

The Bundesliga champions, chasing a fifth continental crown, will play Borussia Dortmund in the May 25 final at London's Wembley Stadium after an …

Lionel Messi would not have saved Barcelona against Bayern - Pique

<b>Lionel Messi would not have prevented Barcelona's 3-0 second-leg thrashing by Bayern Munich at the Nou Camp, admitted his team-mate Gerard Pique.</b><p>Arjen Robben and Thomas Mueller scored either side of Pique's own goal to complete Bayern's 7-0 aggregate victory in the Champions League …

Barcelona v Bayern Munich: Spanish and German newspaper reaction

Newspapers in Madrid on Thursday morning proclaimed the end of the road for Barcelona's imperious era after Bayern Munich completed a ruthless 7-0 …

ESPN FC United Blog Blog - ESPN FC

By Armando Neria, ESPN Mexico<p>1 day ago<p>This season's meetings between Liga Bancomer MX and MLS in the CONCACAF Champions League have sparked a debate …

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014: new dawn promised for football series

After several years in the shadow of EA's Fifa franchise, Konami has announced major changes to its once dominant Pro Evolution Soccer series. PES …

Titans could have been the team dealing with Pilot Flying J mess

AP<p>For all the flaws of the Tennessee Titans’ nonagenarian owner who from time to time likes to flash a middle finger (or two), he’s never been under …

Late Uruguay Goal Eliminates Spain from the U-20 World Cup

Link to Media<p>Spain faced off against Uruguay in the U-20 World Cup on Saturday with the European side thought to be one of the heavy favorites to win the tournament. However, the Spaniards were sent home disappointed due a shocking goal in extra time.<p>The match began as many would have predicted …