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Leicester's Champions League dream over as Atletico power into semis

LEICESTER, England: Leicester City’s fairytale Champions League journey came to an end at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid, who reached the semi-finals for the third time in four seasons with a 2-1 aggregate win. A first-half goal by Saul Niguez proved enough to… Read More »

Football: Griffiths puts struggling Celtic in Champions League driving seat

PARIS: Leigh Griffiths levelled 12 minutes from time to give struggling Celtic a 1-1 draw at Astana in their Champions League third qualifying round first leg clash on Wednesday (Jul 27). The result gave Brendan Rodgers’ side the upper hand ahead of their return clash in Glasgow next week, but the Kazakh side were unfortunate… Read More »

Turkey takes extra security measures for Champions League game

ANKARA: Turkey has taken additional measures to ensure the safety of the AS Monaco team visiting Istanbul this week for a Champions League qualifying game against Fenerbahce after a failed coup attempt in the country, the sports minister said on Monday. “Monaco demanded some extra security measures. We took these measures. We will make sure… Read More »