Champions League

PSG stun Barcelona with Champions League win in front of all-star cast

Julien Pretot Paris St Germain made light of the absent Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a sub-standard start to the season to claim a 3-2 Champions League victory over Barcelona on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal reach first Asian Champions League final

Al Ain

Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal are through to their first Asian Champions League (ACL) final, despite losing the away leg of their last-four encounter against Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates 2-1 on...

Wanderers must break Korean streak to reach Asian Champions League destiny

Against the odds: The Wanderers held on for a draw despite having a severely weakened squad.

Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney Wanderers might be favourites with the bookmakers to win their Asian Champions League semi-final this Wednesday but they will have to break one of Asian football's longest streaks to...

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Evergreen Totti secures point for Roma in deserved draw at Manchester City

Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti became the oldest scorer in European club competition history when he netted after 24 minutes to give AS Roma a 1-1 draw at Manchester City in their Champions League Group E match at...

Western Sydney Wanderers stars courted on the back of Asian Champions League success

A player in demand: Wanderers striker Labinot Haliti.

Sebastian Hassett The brilliant Asian Champions League campaign of the Western Sydney Wanderers has sparked widespread interest from clubs across the confederation eager to prise away some of the squad's best players.

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Western Sydney Wanderers star Kwabena Appiah confident club can progress in Asian Champions League

Disappointed: Wanderer Kwabena Appiah.

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers continued to ride their luck in the Asian Champions League but there is a confidence within the club they can progress to the final after somehow avoiding defeat in the first...

Nikolai Topor-Stanley leads by example for A-League club Western Sydney Wanderers in AFC Champions League

Excited but focused: Wanderers' defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley is feeling hopeful ahead of the Asian Champions League quarter-final.

Dominic Bossi Nikolai Topor-Stanley put in a captain's performance to form the foundation of the Wanderers' defensive wall against FC Seoul, but says the honour of the armband was never his motivation.

Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng goal secures late Champions League win against Manchester City

Jerome Boateng celebrates the winning goal.

A superb strike by Jerome Boateng with a minute remaining has earned Bayern Munich a dramatic 1-0 victory against Manchester City in their opening Champions League game of the season.

Steven Gerrard holds his nerve for Liverpool's Champions League return

Steven Gerrard.

Chris Bascombe As late European goals at the Kop end go, Steven Gerrard's last-minute penalty against Bulgaria's Ludogorets 1945 will not sit alongside that of Olympiakos, 2004.

Real Madrid, Liverpool off to flying starts in UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema (L) celebrates with Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Marcelo.

Barry Whelan Real Madrid began their title defence with a 5-1 thrashing of Basel, while city rivals Atletico slipped to a 3-2 defeat at Olympiakos in the first group matches of the UEFA Champions League.

Borussia Dortmund outclass Arsenal in Champions League

ArsenalĀ“s German midfielder Lukas Podolski (L) and Dortmund's midfielder Kevin Grosskreutz.

Italian striker Ciro Immobile has scored his first goal for Borussia Dortmund as the German side produced a dominant performance to outclass Arsenal 2-0 in their Champions League opening group game...

Liverpool spent $719 million to get to the Champions League - they cannot afford to fail

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.

Chris Bascombe Anfield board's gratitude will soon fade if Rodgers struggles against Europe's best, writes Chris Bascombe.

Ten man Arsenal hold Besiktas in Champions League play-off

Welsh wizard: Aaron Ramsey leads Besiktas defenders on a run.

Arsenal have survived the test of a raucous Istanbul crowd and a hugely-energised Besiktas side to leave Turkey with a goalless draw and their hopes intact of advancing to the Champions League group...

Zenit, Porto close in on Champions League group stage with away wins

Zenit St Petersburg and Porto both put a foot in the Champions League group stage with 1-0 away wins in the first leg of their respective playoff ties on Wednesday.

Western Sydney Wanderers one step closer to Asian Champions League semi-finals with 1-0 win over Guangzhou Evergrande

Wanderers 1 Guangzhou 0.

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers have one hand on a ticket to the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League after stunning reigning champions Guangzhou Evergrande in the first leg in Parramatta.

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Celtic out of Champions League after loss to NK Maribor

Celtic's Efe Ambrose reacts to a missed opportunity.

Celtic's second attempt at qualifying for the group stages of the Champions League ended in failure as a Marcos Tavares goal handed NK Maribor a 1-0 win to earn the Slovenian side a 2-1 aggregate win...

Arsenal qualify for Champions League after narrow win

Alexis Sanchez (L) celebrates with team mate Jack Wilshere

Alexis Sanchez's first Arsenal goal earned his side a nervy 1-0 victory over Besiktas on Wednesday that saw them squeeze into the Champions League for the 17th consecutive season.

Centre back Cosmin Moti turns keeper to send Bulgaria's Ludogorets into Champions League

Cosmin Moti celebrates after one of his penalty saves.

Defender Cosmin Moti was forced into goal for a penalty shootout and made two saves to send Bulgarian club Ludogorets into the Champions League group stage for the first time at the expense of Steau...

Real Madrid challenge for Liverpool in Champions League

Christiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid have drawn alongside Liverpool in the Champions League group stage.

Champions Real Madrid will play five-time former winners Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona plucked big-spending Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League group stage draw was made in...

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger facing test in Champions League qualifier against Besiktas

Let's get down to business: Two decades in charge hasn't dampened Arsene Wenger's enthusiasm.

Jeremy Wilson As Arsene Wenger prepared to sign a new contract that would take him into a third decade at Arsenal, he was asked what remaining ambition he still had after 1,012 games and now 6,532 days as the...