Round Of 16

  • As it happened, World Cup 2014: Netherlands vs Mexico, Round of 16 June 30, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) The World Cup's highest-scoring team are about to meet arguably the tournament's best goalkeeper. If the free-scoring Netherlands want to progress to the quarter-finals...
  • World Cup 2014: France not reaching final would be failure, says Sagna June 29, 2014

    France defender Bacary Sagna has said it would be a failure if they did not qualify for the World Cup final to be played at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13. "It would be a success if we go all the way. As players, we aspire to...
  • World Cup 2014 Live Blog: Colombia vs Uruguay, Round of 16 June 29, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the second Round of 16 match played between Colombia and Uruguay at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. (Scroll down to the page for Live Blog) Rocked by the Luis Suarez biting affair, Uruguay will attempt to make light of their star player's...
  • Champions League: the 16 teams to enter pre-quarter-finals December 12, 2013

    Paris: Four teams each from England and Germany, three from Spain, a team each from France, Italy, Turkey, Russia and Greece have qualified for the last 16 knockout stage of the European Champions League football tournament. English clubs Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea; Germany's Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen and...
  • Barcelona were at their magical best against AC Milan March 13, 2013

    CNN-IBN's football expert Novy Kapadia reviews Barcelona's thumping 4-0 win against AC Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday night. ...
  • Real stunned in Copa del Rey; Barcelona win easily December 13, 2012

    Madrid: Celta Vigo upset Real Madrid with a 2-1 victory in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, and Lionel Messi scored his 21st double to reach 88 goals in 2012, leading Barcelona to a 2-0 win over second-tier club Cordoba. Having broken German great Gerd Mueller's...
  • Benfica looking to overturn Zenit advantage March 5, 2012

    Lisbon: Benfica will need to end a four-game winless run to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League at the expense of Zenit St. Petersburg. The Portuguese club is aiming to overturn a 3-2 deficit in the second leg of the round-of-16 series on Tuesday. Benfica will have to do that without...
  • Napoli coach banned from Chelsea matches February 17, 2012

    Nyon: Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri has lost his appeal to UEFA challenging a two-match touchline ban, and is barred from the Champions League round-of-16 matches against Chelsea. UEFA increased Mazzarri's punishment for "improper conduct," after he pushed Villarreal forward Nilmar to protest time-wasting tactics during a group match in December. UEFA says...
  • Leverkusen players told to give up Messi shirts February 17, 2012

    Leverkusen: After seeing his defenders thoroughly outclassed by Lionel Messi, Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voeller was dismayed that his players squabbled over the souvenir when Messi gave the shirt off his back - at half-time. Messi scored one goal, set up another and hit a post in Barcelona's 3-1 Champions...
  • Arsenal out after worst-ever performance: Wenger February 16, 2012

    Milan: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger branded his side's 4-0 defeat by AC Milan on Wednesday their worst ever performance in Europe. "We were never in the game, we were very poor offensively and defensively, and it as shocking to see how were beaten everywhere," he told reporters after the Champions...
  • Shirokov scores late as Zenit beat Benfica 3-2 February 16, 2012

    St. Petersburg: Roman Shirokov scored his second goal of the game in the 89th minute as Zenit St. Petersburg beat Benfica 3-2 in the first leg of their round-of-16 match-up in the Champions League on Wednesday. Maxi Pereira put Benfica ahead in the 20th, tapping the ball in after second-choice goalkeeper...
  • Arsenal hammered 4-0 as AC Milan run riot February 16, 2012

    Milan: AC Milan firmly put aside their recent struggles against English teams by routing a lacklustre Arsenal 4-0 on Wednesday to all but seal a spot in the Champions League quarter-finals, dominating the first leg of what had widely been seen as the best match-up of the round-of-16. Arsenal manager Arsene...
  • Roddick, Nadal enter last 16 in Rome May 10, 2007

    New Delhi: It was a good day for seeded players in the Rome Masters with wins for Novak Djokovic, Fernando Gonzalez and Nicholay Davydenko. But all eyes were on American Andy Roddick and Spaniard Rafael Nadal as they made through into the last 16. Former world number one Andy Roddick showed...