Liverpool vs. Tottenham: Champions League Final Preview

On June 1, the Champions League season will come to an end with an unlikely final in Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid. Atletico’s recently inaugurated stadium will host the conclusion to an amazing tournament, which featured setbacks for the favorites, magic hat-tricks and comebacks that pleased even neutral soccer fans. The final decision brought us to an all-English match between Liverpool and newcomers Tottenham Hotspurs. Both teams arrived at this stage after overcoming Barcelona and Ajax in two breathtaking semifinals. [...]

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 [...]

Tottenham Seeks First Shot at Champions League Semifinal

Tottenham Hotspur is just 90 minutes away from reaching the Champions League semifinal for the first time. The Spurs face the second-favorite to win the Cup, Manchester City (+285), Wednesday after going up 1-0 in the first leg on a late goal from Son Heung-min. Tottenham comes in a +875 underdog in the second match, left to play without star Harry Kane, who suffered an ankle injury last game. Not only is the English striker out for the second leg, [...]