Reece James won the man of the match award last night at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea defeated AC Milan 3-0, but I believe the award should have gone to AC Milan forward Rafael Leao despite their loss. Here are two reasons why I believe Rafael Leao should have won the Man of the Match award last night instead of Reece James.
1.Chelsea vs AC Milan Graham Potters reign continues tonight as they welcome the Italian giant AC Milan to Stamford Bridge for a UEFA champions league fixture. Conor Gallagher's late winner against crystal palace sees Chelsea bagging only two wins from their last five encounter in all competitions (W2, D1, L2).
On Tuesday, Inter Milan will face Barcelona in a crucial Champions League match. Both teams have won and lost their first two matches, with Bayern Munich leading Group C with six points. Follow LIVE updates on the UEFA Champions League 2022-23 with Devarsh_Arena. Barcelona have been revitalized this season as a result of manager Xavi's massive changes, which included the acquisition of elite players from Europe's top leagues.
Wednesday’s Champions League fixture sees home side Salzburg battling visiting rivals Dinamo Zagreb at Red Bull Arena. Salzburg have been one of the best teams in the Austrian top flights for the past several years and especially the previous season. They claimed their ninth consecutive title and have won a Champions League ticket for the fourth consecutive time.
A lot of news has been popping up regarding the anticipated encounter between Ghana and Brazil such as the availability of players, injury concerns and others. Most important of all - the starting lineup as many suggestions have been raised by concerned citizens and sports panellists - and on such accord, here is how the Black Stars of Ghana led by Otto Addo will name his starting XI based on club statistics of players this season.
Following a hard-fought win on the road against Mallorca to maintain their unbeaten start in La Liga, Barcelona will travel to Italy for a massive Champions League group stage match against Inter Milan at San Siro. In the next eight days, the Blaugrana will begin a two-game series with Inter that will have a significant impact on their ability to qualify for the Champions League quarterfinals.
Graham Potter registered his first win as Chelsea manager at Crystal Palace on the weekend and will be keen to take the momentum to the Champions League night when Milan comes to town. The Blues have so far struggled across all competitions and win at Selhurst Park is only their fourth of the season.
The Black Stars will be taking on mighty Brazil in a friendly in a couple of weeks time. The Selecao have arguably one of the best keepers in the world, Allison Becker, who on Tuesday night picked the ball from the back of the net from a Kudus strike in a 2-1 loss at Anfield on tuesday night.
Tottenham Hotspurs travel to Sporting Lisbon for Tuesday’s Champions League fixture, both teams will be looking to build up on solid victories on matchday 1. This will be the first ever competitive meeting between the two clubs and spirits will be high in either camp on the back of sublime form.
Thomas Tuchel is a German professional football manager and formal player who was born on the (29th August 1973) and also, most recently managed the premier league club "CHELSEA" He was appointed by Chelsea in 2021 and won the champions League trophy in his debut season.
Three African players who made an incredible moves in the UEFA Champions League today. These three African players scored for their respective clubs in the Champions League. It is clearly obvious that the African players are nowadays improving very well in Europe, especially in the UEFA Champions League.
In the second round of the group stage of the 2022–2023 Champions League season, Carlo Ancelotti won his 100th match in the Champions League, joining Sir Alex Ferguson as the only manager to accomplish this milestone. To maintain its lead at the top of Group F with six points and no goals conceded in the group, the home team defeated RB Leipzig by scoring twice in the second half.
Ghana champions Asante Kotoko regrouped today after their exploits in the African Champions League were not enough to get them to the next round of the competition last Sunday. The Porcupines were knocked out on penalties by Burkina Faso champions Rail Club du Kadiogo at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi to exit the campaign at the preliminary round stage.
One of the biggest matches in the group stage of this season's Champions League takes place at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday as German juggernauts Bayern Munich host an improving Barcelona. Both sides began their Champions League campaigns strongly with Barca asserting their authority over Viktoria Plzen in a 5-1 win and Bayern prevailing 2-0 away to Inter Milan.
Sevilla could not ask for a worse start in the Champions League this season. They were defeated 0-4 in front of their home crowd by Manchester City, and now they are determined to make amends for that defeat by delivering a great performance against Danish squad, FC Copenhagen.
Bayern Munich welcome Barcelona for Tuesday’s Champions League tie, both teams will be looking to earn vital points to improve their knockout qualification chances. This is a familiar fixture for fans from both sides, but Barcelona fans are the ones who wanted this more after watching the Blaugrana suffer back-to-back 3-0 defeats at this stage last season.
Asante Kotoko must go all out to secure to the next stage of the African Champions League game on Sunday according to club legend Samuel Opoku Nti. The Porcupines will host the champions of Burkina Faso at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi in a second leg preliminary round encounter.
Real Madrid are the only team in the whole of Europe’s top-five leagues to still maintain a 100% winning record this season. This stat will be seriously tested this Sunday at the Wanda Metropolitano, by arch-rivals Atletico. Diego Simeone’s men were the champions of the Spanish league one year before, and the last time around they settled for a third-place finish.
RB Leipzig made a radical move to part ways with their manager after a shocking home loss to Shakhtar Donetsk last week at the start of the UEFA Champions League group stage. The German outfit had a rough several days back then, losing 4-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt and 1-4 to Shakhtar Donetsk within just three days.
Liverpool had a nightmarish start to their Champions League campaign this time around. They lost 1-4 on the road in their opener and right away they are under pressure. They will be absolutely going after a huge win this Tuesday in front of their home crowd against Dutch title-holders Ajax.