LIVE Football News: Champions League Returns, With Man Utd And Chelsea In Action

The Sportsman brings you all of the day's biggest news
09:11, 14 Sep 2021
Last Updated: 22:45, 14 Sep 2021

THE CHAAAAAMPIOOOOONS du du du du du du.

It's back, everyone! The Uefa Champions League group stage begins tonight, with two English clubs in action and Barcelona facing Bayern Munich for the first time since that 8-2 reverse in the quarter-final of 2020.

So sit back and relax as The Sportsman brings you all of Tuesday's big news throughout the day.

Updates
2 weeks ago
Chelsea's Defence Impresses Again!
2 weeks ago
Worrying times for Barcelona
2 weeks ago
Incredible Lewandowski!

Robert Lewandowski managed to score twice tonight, making it 25 goals in his last 18 group stage games. An incredible record for an incredible striker!

2 weeks ago
FULL TIME SCORES

Chelsea 1-0 Zenit

Barcelona 0-3 Bayern

Malmo 0-3 Juventus

Villarreal 2-2 Atalanta 

Lille 0-0 Wolfsburg 

Dynamo Kiev 0-0 Benfica

Sevilla 1-1 RB Salzburg (5:45 KO)

Young Boys 2-1 Man United (5:45 KO)

2 weeks ago
Dynamo Kiev 0-0 Benfica

Denys Harmash received a second yellow card for Kiev from English referee Anthony Taylor, however he hadn't actually received a first yellow card. His red card obviously has been rescinded after Taylor's gaffe

2 weeks ago
RED CARD VILLARREAL

Francis Coquelin (84)

2 weeks ago
Barcelona 0-3 Bayern Munich

Robert Lewandowski (85)

2 weeks ago
Villarreal 2-2 Atalanta

Robin Gosens (83)

2 weeks ago
Villarreal 2-1 Atalanta

Arnaut Danjuma (73)

2 weeks ago
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reaction

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gives his thoughts after Man United's 2-1 defeat to Young Boys in their Champions League opener 

2 weeks ago
Chelsea 1-0 Zenit

Romelu Lukaku (69)

2 weeks ago
RED CARD WOLFSBURG

John Anthony Brooks (63)

2 weeks ago
Barcelona 0-2 Bayern Munich
2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
Malmo 0-3 Juventus

Alvaro Morata (45+1)

2 weeks ago
Malmo 0-2 Juventus

Paulo Dybala (45 PEN)

2 weeks ago
Villarreal 1-1 Atalanta

Manu Trigueros (39)

2 weeks ago
Barcelona 0-1 Bayern Munich

Thomas Muller (34)

2 weeks ago
Malmo 0-1 Juventus

Alex Sandro (23)

2 weeks ago
Villarreal 0-1 Atalanta

Remo Freuler (5) 

2 weeks ago
Lingard's howler...
2 weeks ago
FULL TIME Sevilla 1-1 RB Salzburg
2 weeks ago
FULL TIME Young Boys 2-1 Man United

Solskjaer's side lose late in their Champions League group-stage opener against Young Boys, as a first-half Wan-Bissaka red card and a late, late Lingard error cost them massively

2 weeks ago
Young Boys 2-1 Man United

Jordan Siebatcheu (90+5)

2 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
FC Zenit Team News (vs Chelsea)
2 weeks ago
Chelsea Team News (vs Zenit)
2 weeks ago
Young Boys 1-1 Man United

Nicolas Ngamaleu (66)

2 weeks ago
RED CARD SEVILLA

Youssef En-Nesyri (50)

2 weeks ago
Bayern Munich Team News (vs Barcelona)
2 weeks ago
Barcelona Team News (vs Bayern Munich)
2 weeks ago
Meanwhile in Seville...
2 weeks ago
Half-Time

Young Boys 0-1 Man United

Sevilla 1-1 RB Salzburg

2 weeks ago
Sevilla 1-1 RB Salzburg

Ivan Rakitic (42 PEN)

2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
RED CARD Manchester United

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (30)

Wan-Bissaka is sent off after going over the top of the ball with a late mis-timed challenge. Right call. 

2 weeks ago
Fernandes x Ronaldo
2 weeks ago
Sevilla 0-1 FC Red Bull Salzburg

Luka Sucic (21)

2 weeks ago
Young Boys 0-1 Manchester United
2 weeks ago
The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League gets underway

This year's Champions League kicks off with BSC Young Boys hosting Man Utd and RB Salzburg travelling to Sevilla. 

2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
Record-Equalling Ronnie

Cristiano Ronaldo will make his 177th UEFA Champions League appearance, equalling Iker Casillas as the player the with most appearances in the tournament's history.

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2 weeks ago
BSC Young Boys starting XI
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2 weeks ago
Ronnie is in the building

The king of the Champions League, with more goals than anybody else in European history is ready to add to that tally tonight. 

He starts!

2 weeks ago
Manchester United team for Young Boys clash

Donny van de Beek gets a rare start for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side! 

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2 weeks ago
Messi and Ronaldo's UCL dominance
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2 weeks ago
FIFPRO to meet with FIFA

The world players' union FIFPRO is set to meet with FIFA to discuss it's plans to overhaul the international footballing calendar, including the proposal for a biennial World Cup.

2 weeks ago
RB Leipzig unveil third kit
2 weeks ago
It's an AVB derby tonight

Tonight sees Chelsea do battle with Zenit St Petersburg, two sides that have been managed by Andre Villas-Boas. Check out this piece by The Sportsman on one of football's forgotten men.

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2 weeks ago
Dani Alves could join Flamengo

Veteran Brazilian defender Dani Alves could be set to join David Luiz in joining Flamengo after ripping up his contract with Sao Paulo a few days ago.

Alves may sign with Flamengo on free transfer after Sao Paulo contract ripped up
Alves may sign with Flamengo on free transfer after Sao Paulo contract ripped up
2 weeks ago
Klopp previews AC Milan game
2 weeks ago
Guardiola believes UCL final loss will fuel City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes that last season's UEFA Champions League final loss to Chelsea will fire up his side for the competition this season, as per the Guardian. 

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2 weeks ago
John Terry distances himself from Forest job

Former Aston Villa assistant manager John Terry has come out and publicly shut down any links of him to the managerial position at Nottingham Forest. The East Midlands club are currently in the hands of Chris Hughton who have endured their worst start to a season in 108 years, having only conjured up one point so far in the Championship.

2 weeks ago
Klopp gives Elliott update

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp issued an update on young attacker Harvey Elliott who suffered a dislocated ankle in the match against Leeds United on Sunday. He revealed that the player was in London on Tuesday to undergo surgery.

2 weeks ago
Leeds appeal Struijk red card

Leeds United are appealing the red card that saw substitute Pascal Struijk sent off for a challenge on Liverpool starlet Harvey Elliott which resulted in the youngster dislocating his ankle.

Leeds appeal Struijk's red card for his challenge on  Elliott
Leeds appeal Struijk's red card for his challenge on Elliott
2 weeks ago
Ibrahimovic ruled out of Liverpool clash

AC Milan's veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out through injury ahead of the Rosseneri's first-ever trip to Anfield to take on Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

2 weeks ago
Tielemens keeping options open

Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemens has insisted he will continue to do his best for the club amidst all the rumblings surrounding his future continue. He has also said that he is keeping his options open.

2 weeks ago
Cahill snubbed Premier League for Bournemouth

Veteran centre-back Gary Cahill has revealed that he snubbed offers to remain in the Premier League to join AFC Bournemouth.

Cahill snubbed Prem offers for Bournemouth as ex-Chelsea ace targets promotion
Cahill snubbed Prem offers for Bournemouth as ex-Chelsea ace targets promotion
2 weeks ago
Neville fancies Liverpool's chances
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2 weeks ago
Barcelona face old enemies Bayern Munich tonight

The two FCB's will come head to head tonight in the Champions League as Barcelona host Bayern.

One man who could feature, and has been one of the faces of the demise of Barca, has been Philippe Coutinho, who also spent time on loan at Bayern. 

2 weeks ago
Messi v Ronaldo debate on MNF

Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville shared a lively debate about Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo last night (featuring some dodgy stats), which you can watch here. 

2 weeks ago
Harvey Elliott defends Leeds' Pascal Struijk

After the tackle that caused so much debate on social media this weekend, Pascal Struijk and Harvey Elliott have exchanged pleasantries on Instagram.

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2 weeks ago
Spurs celebrate Eriksen debut

It's now been eight years since Christian Eriksen first graced the Premier League for Tottenham Hotspur!

2 weeks ago
Is Bruno still the top dog at Old Trafford?

Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived back at Old Trafford to much pomp and circumstance, but Bruno Fernandes was the one who first pulled Manchester United back into shape, says our Joey Mills.

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2 weeks ago
Can David Wagner beat Manchester United again?

Manchester United face Young Boys in the early kick-off and they will be coming up against former Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner, who handed them an embarrassing defeat back in 2017.

It's been tough for him since then, but now he seems revitalised at his new club. 

Can David Wagner repeat Manchester United demolition?
2 weeks ago
Demba Ba has hung up his boots

Former Chelsea, West Ham United and Newcastle United striker Demba Ba has called time on his 16-year playing career.

2 weeks ago
Arsenal return on the cards for Wilshere

The Sun have reported this morning that Mikel Arteta could hand Jack Wilshere a second chance at Arsenal. The pair were once teammates at the club and Wilshere has been invited to train with the Gunners to keep his fitness up while on the hunt for a new club.

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2 weeks ago
Celtic youngster arrested for hit and run
2 weeks ago
Rice will cost Chelsea £100m

As per the Daily Mail, West Ham United have warned their London rivals Chelsea that it will cost them £100million to sign England international Declan Rice who is viewed as an integral member of the Hammers' side.

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2 weeks ago
Chelsea ready to offer Mount £150k a week

Chelsea are ready to open talks with their star midfielder Mason Mount over a new lucrative long-term contract with the club that would see him earn £150k a week, as per the Daily Mail.

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2 weeks ago
Man City and Liverpool in Bellingham race

Manchester City are set to join Liverpool in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham.

Man City 'join Liverpool in race for £85m-rated Bellingham'
Man City 'join Liverpool in race for £85m-rated Bellingham'
2 weeks ago
Richarlison has a lot of time for his neighbours
2 weeks ago
Neville responds to Specsavers
2 weeks ago
Specsavers jump in on Traingate
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