Real Madrid show their greatness

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid retained the Champions League in scintillating style by overwhelming Juventus in Cardiff. Real’s record 12th triumph in this competition – and third in four seasons – was predictably orchestrated by Ronaldo, who has now scored in three different Champions League finals. Ronaldo stopped a bright Juve opening in…

Higuain bags double as Juventus down Monaco

Gonzalo Higuain ended his woe in the Champions League knockout stages with a crucial double as Juventus recorded a 2-0 away win over Monaco to take full control of their semi-final tie. Juve striker Higuain came into the match having only netted twice in his last 24 knockout games in the competition, but banished his…

Controversial Real Madrid beat Bayern to reach Semis

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to take his Champions League tally to 100 goals as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the semi-finals. Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal’s harsh 84th-minute dismissal was the first pivotal moment of a thrilling game, and Ronaldo was clearly standing in an offside position…

Leicester out of the Champions League as Atletico hold firm

Atletico Madrid reached a third Champions League semi-final in four seasons as Leicester City’s dream run came to a halt following a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium. Having claimed a 1-0 first-leg triumph courtesy of Antoine Griezmann’s controversial penalty, Diego Simeone’s side were typically efficient in Tuesday’s return leg – Saul Niguez’s first-half…

RONALDO DOUBLE SECURES REAL COMEBACK WIN OVER BAYERN

Reuters | about 8 hours ago MUNICH – Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals in UEFA competitions when he struck twice as holders Real Madrid came from behind to win 2-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday. Bayern’s Arturo Vidal opened the scoring and…