Champions League Final

  • Only 37,000 Champions League final tickets to go to fans 10-03-2014 11:43 PM

    More than one-third of the 61,000 tickets for the Champions League final in Lisbon on May 24 will go to officials, sponsors and corporate hospitality. "A total of 37,000 tickets for the stadium capacity of 61,000 are available to fans and the general public," UEFA said in a statement on...
  • Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 to win Champions League 26-05-2013 01:10 AM

    London: Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute on Saturday to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over German rival Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final, ending four years of frustration for his team in Europe's biggest tournament. Robben ran on to Franck Ribery's backheeled flick-on in the area...
  • CL Final: Bayern favourites, but Dortmund capable of an upset 25-05-2013 10:04 AM

    London: Bayern Munich are trying to downplay being the favourites, while Borussia Dortmund are eager to play up their chances to pull off the upset. Even before the start of Saturday's Champions League final, the German rivals are at odds in their approach to the biggest game in club soccer....
  • Bayern target lethal tactics against Dortmund in final 25-05-2013 08:53 AM

    London: Bayern Munich are unfazed by the need to be more clinical in attack against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday and avoid another Champions League final defeat having lost the showpiece match twice in the past three years. Midfielder Thomas Mueller, who at 23 will be in his third final after...
  • All-German Champions League final was long overdue 24-05-2013 10:25 AM

    Paris: The big surprise about the Champions League final on Saturday isn't the teams - Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, both superb. It's that it took so long for such an all-German contest to materialise. With the largest economy and population in Europe, modern stadiums heaving with fans, financial backing...
  • Five reasons why Man Utd can beat Barca 07-05-2011 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: The grudge match between Manchester United and Barcelona on May 28 at the new Wembley promises to be a footballing spectacle. Ever since United breezed past Schalke, the war of words has already begun. Barcelona, in their own sly way have downplayed the 'favourites' tag and star medio...
  • Chelsea fires Israeli coach Avram Grant 25-05-2008 03:09 PM

    Kolkata Knight Riders sealed the second place in the points table with a crushing 34-run victory over hosts Pune Warriors India in their final group league encounter of the Indian Premier League on Saturday. Defending a total of 136 on a difficult pitch, the KKR spinners restricted Pune to a...