Football Blog: Champions League Reaction & Build-Up To Chelsea vs Real Madrid

There were two wins for English clubs in Tuesday's last-eight games
09:15, 06 Apr 2022
Last Updated: 21:24, 06 Apr 2022

Good morning football fans!

The UEFA Champions League didn't disappoint last night as Phil Foden picked the lock in Atletico Madrid's stone wall while Liverpool earned a comfortable victory in Lisbon against a stubborn Benfica side. We'll bring you reaction to those games as well as build-up to tonight's action with Chelsea facing Real Madrid. Any other breaking news or interesting stats and facts that we find throughout the day we'll give to you right here. 

Updates
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Burnley get the win over Everton

The Premier League's basement battle continues to heat up, and Everton start their horrible run of fixtures until the end of the season. Advantage Burnley!

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Mbappe to stay at PSG?

Sky Sports are reporting that Kylian Mbappe will stay at PSG, rather than get his much-touted move to Real Madrid!

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ESPN reporting Ten Hag deal 'almost finished'

Erik Ten Hag's prospective to move to Man Utd is 'almost finished' according to ESPN Netherlands...

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Kai Havertz makes the PFA players shortlist for Ma
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BBC confirmed to have two of England's WC games

We may still be months away from the Qatar World Cup but now we know which channel will be broadcasting each of England's three Group B matches.

The BBC will have the opening day match against Iran on 21 November, 1pm, and the third group game against Ukraine/Scotland/Wales on 29 November, 7pm.

ITV will show the clash against the United States on 25 November, 7pm.

We cannot wait!

 

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Kevin De Bruyne is king of the show for Man City

He LOVES the UCL 

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Another long-throw specialist?

LFC's women's player Megan Campbell has an absolute rocket of a throw. Look at the distance on this!

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Rory Delap come outside

This is a MONSTER of a throw in... 

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World Cup matches to last 100 minutes

Games at the 2022 Qatar World Cup will reportedly last 100 minutes instead of 90. 

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Heung-min Son fulfils his military requirements

The South Korean star doesn't have any further military duties. 

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Kevin De Bruyne expresses his displeasure
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Jurgen Klopp's not interested in Erling Haaland

Jurgen Klopp has stated that Liverpool are not in the race for Erling Haaland as he is uninterested in the 'crazy' price tag.

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How long until Harry Kane breaks Shearer's record?

At his current scoring rate, it will take Harry Kane 39 less games to beat Alan Shearer's incredible PL record...

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Unai Emery slipping in a sly dig
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Maradona’s 'Hand of God' shirt to sell for £4m

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona during his infamous “Hand of God” goal against England in the 1986 World Cup is estimated to sell for at least £4m between April 20 and May 4. The shirt will be on public display at Sotheby’s New Bond Street gallery.

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Is Erik ten Hag already planning for the future?
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Lionel Messi's brilliant game vs Arsenal

When he ruled the world... 

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Michel Platini sues FIFA President
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Five subs is a necessity for Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp repeated his appreciation for the five subs rule, the Liverpool boss explained that five subs is a 'necessity' for teams at this point in the season. 

"Hopefully at one point this discussion will stop with about having an advantage with changing five times it's a necessity." 

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Matt Le Tissier has stepped down from Saints role

It remains unclear whether he's done this voluntarily or under advice from Southampton Football Club. 

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Cristiano Ronaldo has taken over world football
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Is the Nou Camp set for another record crowd?
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Can Carlo Ancelotti break the duck?

Chelsea will be looking to put the weekend's defeat to Brentford behind them with a bounce-back victory against Real Madrid.

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Joint administrators of Derby accept offer

Good new for Derby fans as Chris Kirchner swoops in to save the club.

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