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Champions League Final: Meeting Set on Move to London

Champions League Final: Meeting Set on Move to London

Champions League Final: Meeting Set on Move to London Champions League Final: Meeting Set on Move to London European soccer’s governing body will hold talks with the British government on Monday about moving this month’s Champions League final to London because travel restrictions related to the coronavirus have made it almost impossible for domestic fans of the finalists — the …

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Champions League: Deep Pockets, Deep Benches, English Winners

Champions League: Deep Pockets, Deep Benches, English Winners

Champions League: Deep Pockets, Deep Benches, English Winners Champions League: Deep Pockets, Deep Benches, English Winners That is possible, of course. Make no mistake: Chelsea and Manchester City most definitely are better teams than Real Madrid and Paris St.-Germain. They are more complete, more coherent, smarter, fitter, better drilled. But at this level, among the handful of the greatest teams …

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Manchester City Beats PSG, Advancing to Champions League Final

Manchester City Beats PSG, Advancing to Champions League Final

Manchester City Beats PSG, Advancing to Champions League Final Manchester City Beats PSG, Advancing to Champions League Final MANCHESTER, England — In those last few minutes, even with the game sealed and a place in the final secure, Manchester City’s staff and substitutes could not sit still. They pulsed with energy. They roared at every poor challenge. They demanded action …

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At Real Madrid, the Champions League Can Still Slip Away

At Real Madrid, the Champions League Can Still Slip Away

At Real Madrid, the Champions League Can Still Slip Away At Real Madrid, the Champions League Can Still Slip Away Why he was prepared to do that can, in part, be gleaned from Real Madrid’s balance sheet. The club is drowning in debt, behind on its salary bill — another six-monthly installment of player salaries is due on June 30 …

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Champions League: Talent From Paris Leaks Away From P.S.G.

Champions League: Talent From Paris Leaks Away From P.S.G.

Champions League: Talent From Paris Leaks Away From P.S.G. Champions League: Talent From Paris Leaks Away From P.S.G. Paris St.-Germain could not, in the end, have sped Tanguy Nianzou along much quicker than it did. He was captain of the club’s under-19 side when he was only 16. He was called up to the first team at 17, training alongside …

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The Premier League Race Is Over. The Champions League Lottery Is Here.

The Premier League Race Is Over. The Champions League Lottery Is Here.

The Premier League Race Is Over. The Champions League Lottery Is Here. The Premier League Race Is Over. The Champions League Lottery Is Here. Injuries can, of course, be sheer misfortune — a bad tackle, a mistimed movement — but they can also be cumulative, the effect of a player pushed too far into what Arsène Wenger used to call …

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Don’t Reject the Champions League’s Changes Out of Hand

Don’t Reject the Champions League’s Changes Out of Hand

Don’t Reject the Champions League’s Changes Out of Hand Don’t Reject the Champions League’s Changes Out of Hand Say what you like about Andrea Agnelli, but at least he is not afraid of a bad idea. Even by the standards of Agnelli, the Juventus chairman, this has been a fairly spectacular week, a seemingly never-ending stream of free-form thoughts about …

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Champions League Schedule Blurs Home and Away

Champions League Schedule Blurs Home and Away

Champions League Schedule Blurs Home and Away Champions League Schedule Blurs Home and Away Two European soccer giants, Atlético Madrid and Chelsea, will meet in the Champions League on Tuesday. The site of this much anticipated game? Bucharest, Romania. On Wednesday, Manchester City will play the German team Borussia Mönchengladbach. That game will be in Budapest, the Hungarian capital, where …

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Everton Beats Liverpool at Anfield, Adding to the Champions’ Pain

Everton Beats Liverpool at Anfield, Adding to the Champions' Pain

Everton Beats Liverpool at Anfield, Adding to the Champions’ Pain Everton Beats Liverpool at Anfield, Adding to the Champions’ Pain LIVERPOOL, England — It is every week, now, that Liverpool seems to lose another little piece of itself. An unbeaten home record that stretched back more than three years disappeared in January, spirited away by Burnley. The sense of Anfield …

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A Painful Lesson for the Chiefs: It’s Hard to Repeat as Champions

A Painful Lesson for the Chiefs: It’s Hard to Repeat as Champions

A Painful Lesson for the Chiefs: It’s Hard to Repeat as Champions A Painful Lesson for the Chiefs: It’s Hard to Repeat as Champions If the Kansas City Chiefs needed a reminder of how difficult it is to repeat as Super Bowl champions, they needed only glance across the field at Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. Brady won a …

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