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Underdogs FC Porto and Atletico Madrid Look to Cause Major Upsets As Champions League Heats Up

With Porto and Atletico Madrid looking to cause major upsets, and Barcelona and Juventus hoping to see out their first-leg leads, the Champions League quarter-finals are all set for a grand-stand conclusion. Read more »

FC Porto vs Bayern Munich

Dante’s ski boots, Casemiro’s ‘Heart’felt Delight and Other Talking Points of Bayern’s Shocking Defeat to Porto

FC Porto stunned Bayern Munich with a 3-1 victory in the 1st leg of quarterfinals at the Estadio da Dragao on Wednesday. Ricardo Quaresma scored twice under the first ten minutes with Thiago pulling one back for the visitors, before Jackson Martinez adding one more in the second half giving Porto a great chance to progress to the semifinals. Pep Guardiola’s men paid price for their sluggish start when Xabi Alonso lost the ball in a dangerous area to Jackson Martinez who was brought down by Manuel Neuer in the box prompting the referee to point to the spot. Ricardo Quaresma then put the spot kick into the net giving Porto a 1-0 lead in the 3rd minute. Quaresma once again pressurised Dante forcing an error from the Brazilian then racing forward to slot past Neuer to double the lead under 10 minutes. Bayern then had a brief spell of possession but found it difficult to move the ball around […] Read more »

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Borussia Dortmund: Three Players That Could Leave Following Klopp’s Exit

According to reports, Borussia Dortmund are set to lose the services of manager Jurgen Klopp as the coach has asked CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke to release him from his contract at the end of the season. Klopp’s contract runs till 2018, but after enduring a disaster campaign this season, Klopp has decided to exit the club after the end of the season. Dortmund have had to endure a terrible season as the club was close to relegation at one point of time. However, things have changed and Dortmund will manage to finish mid-table. But that does not seem to be enough for Klopp as the manager has decided to step down and leave the club. With a highly successful manager like Klopp deciding to leave the club, it can safely be predicted that a few Borussia Dortmund stars will want to do the same in search of Champions League football. Mats Hummels Germany international, Mats Hummels was heavily linked with a […] Read more »

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Bayern Vs Dortmund -Team News, Tactics, Predictions

Bayern Munich VS Borussia Dortmund Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund Saturday, 04 April 2015 1630 hours UTC ***** Bundesliga this Saturday is geared up for one of the most celebrated rivalries in modern football, Der Klassiker which is the name given to the clash between German football’s heavyweights Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. Even though the encounter cannot be viewed as a title decider considering the points gap between the two clubs, it is a contest which never fails to deliver plenty of action for the fans. Bayern Munich have been the runaway leaders so far with 64 points while Dortmund sit tenth in the table owing to their poor first half performances with 33 points. Dortmund’s position at the end of the season is not clearly in the view right now, with their performances lacking consistency but they certainly look like a more confident side after the winter break. Bayern might have lost their first home match in the league […] Read more »