Champions League Semifinals: Round 2 Preview

Last week of Champions League gave us some great football highlights. In London, Ajax continued its rampant campaign and is one step closer to get a perfect conclusion to their incredible season. The Dutch team capitalized on the absences of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min and ran away with a 1-0-win, courtesy of youngster Donny Van De Beek. Solid at the back and holding the advantage for the second leg, Ajax will also be extra motivated for the second leg [...]

Champions League: Barcelona vs. Liverpool

The second Champions League semifinal takes place Wednesday as FC Barcelona hosts Liverpool FC at the Camp Nou. Both teams come in carrying lengthy win streaks in all competitions, which will create a terrific matchup in this first leg. FC Barcelona (-110) Barcelona enter the clash Wednesday on a 12-match unbeaten streak, including 10 wins. Their last loss came on March 6 at Girona, but since then, Barcelona has been on a tear. They advanced to the Champions League semifinals [...]

Champions League Semifinal Preview

Who will get the advantage on the first leg? After going through a roller coaster of a quarterfinal, with comebacks and controversial video assistant referee (VAR) decisions, the final four of the Champions League is settled. Barcelona cruised past a very permissive Manchester United defense, scoring three goals past David de Gea in Camp Nou, with Lionel Messi netting two more to set him as the current top scorer of the competition (10 goals). Their next task is another team [...]