Tagged: UEFA Champions League

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Liverpool Into League’s Top 4 After Defeating Burnley With 3-0

Liverpool jumped to fourth place on points tally after defeating Burnley with a 3-0 score. With this win, The Reds created a bigger goal difference between them and their closest rival Leicester. If things work well, Liverpool could even grab the third position.

So, what are those favorable conditions The Reds are looking for….

The Reds have created a superior goal difference of four from Leicester and they can move ahead if they can match the result of the match between Leicester and Tottenham. Liverpool will play their final match of the season with Crystal Palace.

Liverpool could easily achieve the third position if Chelsea loses their match to Austin Villa. Chelsea is one point ahead of The Reds. Austin Villa defeated Tottenham on Wednesday and kindled hope for Liverpool. The Lions guaranteed The Reds a place in the Champions League with this win.

If Liverpool wins their fourth successive match, The Reds would become the most in-form team with 23-points from the 27 available in the Premier League.

Goal scorers for Liverpool….

Roberto Firmino opened the score with the first goal in the 43rd … Read the rest

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UEFA Champions League: Atalanta Joins The List Of Debutant Quarter-Finalists

Atalanta is the latest in joining the select list of debutants reaching the last eight in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. And here are the other clubs that made to the UEFA Champions League on their first entry in the European Cup.

Leicester City: 2016/17 quarter-finalists

The cup won the Premier League title in 2015/16 and it kept its squad intact for the European cup. It was the fourth European campaign for the club. In the earlier three attempts, it didn’t go after the first round.

Málaga: 2012/13 quarter-finals

The club received the fourth-place finish in the 2011/12 Liga but a subsequent budget cut stripped the team of players like Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal ahead of the 2012/13 campaign.

Villarreal: 2005/06 semi-finals

It was Pellegrini that lifted the fortunes of the club in 2004 and also during the UEFA Cup quarter-finals. The club continued to be European regulars but Pellegrini moved on leaving the club to fight alone in 2011/12.

Deportivo La Coruña: 2000/01 quarter-finals

The club was one of the top Spanish clubs during 1990s and 1999/2000. During this time, it also won … Read the rest