Juventus’ Carlos Tevez reckons Atletico Madrid can win Champions League

first_img “Now the real Champions League starts.” “They close the space really well and are dangerous on the counter. I see them as one of the candidates to win the Champions League.” Upd. at 17:17 CET “They’re a team the play together really well,” Tevez said of Diego Simeone’s side. “They are a difficult rival. The Argentine striker’s Juventus side got the point they needed against the Spanish champions to progress to the knockout stages themselves, but never looked liked recording the two goal win they needed to finish top of the group. Atleti were beaten in the final last season by Real Madird; they’ll hope to go one better this time round.center_img EFE / Sport EN “Getting to the next round was the objective we had,” he continued in his interview with ‘Canal Plus’. “Last year we didn’t achieve that, so we have hit an important target. 10/12/2014 The former Manchester City striker wasn’t dwelling on coming second in the group; instead he was happy to make the last 16 after crashing out in the group stages last season. Carlos Tevez says Atletico Madrid can win the Champions League seasonlast_img read more

Bayer Leverkusen analysis ahead of Barcelona clash

first_img They will be aiming to at least get through the group, like they have done in the last two tournaments. However they were then seen off by PSG and Atletico Madrid, the latter on penalties.  StadiumBayArena (35,000). Remodeled in 2009. Before it was known as the Ulrich Haberland Stadion, in honour of an old president.  27/08/2015 at 20:54 Star manStefan Kiessling. Born January 25, 1984. 1.91m tall and a German international. Has played for the club since 06-07. Bayer Leverkusen saw off Lazio to reach the group stage, 3-1 on aggregate.  Managed by Roger Schmidt, the German side use a 4-2-3-1 and sometimes 4-4-2. The last XI they put out, against Lazio, was: Leno; Hilbert, Tah, Papadopoulos, Wendell; Kramer, Bender; Bellarabi, Hakan Çalhanoglu, Mehmedi; Kiessling. Last 16: Bayer Leverkusen-FC Barcelona 0-0Last 16: FC Barcelona-Bayer Leverkusen 0-1 Barcelona know all about Bayer Leverkusen, who they beat 7-1 at the Camp Nou with five goals from Lionel Messi… but also were eliminated by when Schuster missed a penalty in 1988.  Champions League 2011/2012 Last 16: Bayer Leverkusen-FC Barcelona 1-3Last 16: FC Barelona-Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 CoachRogetr Schmidt. Born March 13, 1967. Second campaign in charge of the club. UEFA Cup 1987/1988 Previous clashes  CEST Barcelona thrashed them in 2011/12, winning 3-1 away then 7-1 at home.  Champions League 2002/2003 Group stage: Bayer Leverkusen-FC Barcelona 2-1Group stage: FC Barcelona-Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 Group Stage: Bayer Leverkusen-FC Barcelona 1-2Group Stage: FC Barcelona-Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 Champions League 2001/2002 They have signed Chile’s Charles Aranguiz, Swiss Admir Mehmedi, German Jonathan Tah and Greek Kyriakos Papadopoulos. They have lost Milik to Ajax, Wollscheid to Stoke, Reinartz to Eintract, Kohr to Augsburg, Drmic to Borussia Monchengladbach and Castro to Borussia Dortmund.  Sport ENlast_img read more

NBA Recap, 6/2/19 – Celtics claim huge win over Warriors

first_imgBoston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving, left, and Gordon Hayward, right, defend against Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)Advertisement 92xNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsaa9qpqWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E5tuqm( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 9e01Would you ever consider trying this?😱8rziaCan your students do this? 🌚53r45Roller skating! Powered by Firework The Boston Celtics claimed a statement win at the home of the champions. Led by Gordon Hayward, they defeated the Golden State Warriors 128-95. Hayward scored 30 points, and Kyrie Irving added 19 points and 11 assists for the Celtics. The Warriors were without Klay Thompson, and Stephen Curry top-scored for them with 23 points.Advertisement Karl-Anthony Towns scored 41 points as the Timberwolves won 131-120 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Russell Westbrook and Paul George combined for 63 points, but the Thunder fell short in the end. Jeff Teague supplemented Towns with 16 points and 12 assists.Advertisement The Houston Rockets defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-95 behind a strong defensive performance. James Harden scored 35 points for Houston. Kawhi Leonard top-scored for the Raptors with 26.Despite Joel Embiid absence, the 76ers won 114-106 against the Magic. J. J. Redick scored 26 for Philadelphia, and Evan Fournier had 25 for Orlando. Bojan Bogdanovic’s 27 points led the Pacers past the Chicago Bulls. Zach LaVine scored 27 for the struggling Bulls.Advertisement The Memphis Grizzlies won against the Portland Trail Blazers, as Mike Conley Jr. scored 40 points. Damian Lillard and C. J. McCollum combined for 51 points for the Blazers. It was Conley’s career high in points, and it enabled the Grizzlies to upset Portland.That’s all the action from today, visit this space tomorrow for more of the same! Advertisementlast_img read more