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November 2, 2017 12:33 AM Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss wowed by Champions League win over Napoli

Manchester City's football in their 4-2 Champions League win over Napoli left boss Pep Guardiola saying "wow" as they reached the knockout stages. Sergio Aguero scored a club-record 178th goal for the unbeaten Premier League leaders. "I'm really happy we're in the last 16. It was a great victory," said Guardiola. "The level of football for a spectator 109

November 1, 2017 11:05 PM Football: Spurs stun Madrid, join Man City in last 16

PARIS: Brilliant Tottenham Hotspur took Real Madrid apart in a 3-1 win over the reigning champions on Wednesday (Nov 1) as they clinched their place in the Champions League last 16 along with Manchester City. Dele Alli starred with a brace for Tottenham with Christian Eriksen also scoring before Cristiano Ronaldo's late consolation. The result ensured 107

November 1, 2017 9:50 PM Super Salah shows his class as Klopp's Reds show signs of promise

Liverpool's transfer strategy has been criticised, but Salah is one signing the Reds got spot on It was all decidedly low key but Liverpool moved a step closer to the last 16 of the Champions League with an ultimately routine victory over Maribor at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's men remain at the summit of Group E and if they win either of their final two games 108

November 1, 2017 9:50 PM Liverpool meet Klopp's consistency demand to blast past Maribor's parked bus

“Consistency” was the word Jurgen Klopp kept returning to as he previewed Liverpool’s hosting of Maribor, opponents still damaged by their 7-0 annihilation in the reverse Champions League fixture. Having ousted an incredibly obstructive Huddersfield side 3-0 on the weekend, the Reds boss wanted to see regularity in his team’s results and performances 119

November 1, 2017 9:45 PM Alli scores twice as Tottenham sink Real Madrid

LONDON: Champions League holders Real Madrid suffered one of their worst European defeats as Dele Alli scored twice in Tottenham Hotspur's 3-1 victory at Wembley on Wednesday to put the London club into the last 16. The sides began the night locked together as joint leaders of Group H but Tottenham were far superior as they ended Madrid's 30-match unbeaten 99

November 1, 2017 6:40 AM PSG star Dani Alves reveals how close he came to signing for Liverpool

The Brazilian is one of the most successful players in the world, having won three Champions League titles, six La Liga crowns and one Serie A. Alves also looks set to add a Ligue 1 title to that list, if his PSG side continue to dominate France's top flight this season. Alves has admitted he was almost Anfield-bound back in 2006 while at Sevilla 89

November 1, 2017 12:03 AM Celtic regain some respect against Bayern Munich as Champions League door closes

Improvement and respect do not always register on a league table. Group B of the Champions League must duly record another defeat for Celtic, their third in four games but, having been dizzied by several batterings in the competition recently, the harm felt self-inflicted last night. This was no capitulation, no meek surrender, but Celtic shot themselves 83

October 31, 2017 11:30 PM Manchester United 2 Benfica 0: Mourinho's men on brink of last-16 place

Manchester United all but secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over Benfica on Tuesday. An unfortunate own goal from young goalkeeper Mile Svilar at the end of the first half and a Daley Blind penalty after the break gave Jose Mourinho's side their fourth win from four games in Group A and put them on the brink of the knockout 93

October 31, 2017 10:15 PM Champions League: P.S.G. and Bayern Munich Clinch Knockout Round Spots

Paris St.-Germain and Bayern Munich were the first teams to clinch a spot in the Champions League knockout rounds after the group rivals both won Tuesday to advance with two games left. P.S.G. routed Anderlecht, 5-0 — with defender Layvin Kurzawa scoring three times to outshine Neymar — and Bayern won 2-1 at Celtic. Manchester United, like P.S.G., won a fourth 86

October 31, 2017 10:14 PM Home in 4-0 rout of Young Lions

Home United returned to winning ways last night, with a 4-0 rout of Garena Young Lions at Bishan Stadium. With the win, the Protectors closed the gap on second-placed Tampines Rovers to four points. Adam Swandi gave Home the lead after he tucked the ball home in the 34th minute, before Faris Ramli bagged a second five minutes before half-time 87