Champions League: Atletico Madrid stuns Barcelona; Bayern Munich moves on

If someone offered Luis Enrique 77 percent possession and 13 shots for his Barcelona side before the Champions League quarterfinal match at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, he would have happily accepted. The heart and hustle of Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid side is harder to measure on the stat sheet, but both showed up in spades […]

Champions League preview: Semifinal places on the line for Europe’s elite

Want drama? The Champions League has it in spades for the next couple of days. Can Real Madrid overturn a 2-0 deficit at home against Wolfsburg? Which club will emerge from a 2-2 deadlock between Paris Saint-German and Manchester City? Can Barcelona and Bayern Munich cash in on slender one-goal advantages against Atletico Madrid and […]

The UEFA Champions League quarterfinals begin today

With only eight teams remaining in the UEFA Champions League, the team’s paths to Milan are shaping up with the first leg of the quarterfinals taking place this week. With four great matchups this week, 32 Flags will preview what will be a splendid quarterfinal round in the Champions League. Benfica vs. Bayern Munich Although […]

WATCH: Benfica move on in Champions League with 2 late goals at Zenit

Benfica and Zenit both found the back of the net as hosts, and as the final 10 minutes set up it appeared the two sides were headed to extra time (and maybe more) in freezing St. Petersburg, Russia. Only, the visiting Portuguese side decided to take advantage of some major mistakes from the hosts in […]

Video: Benfica grab late win off Jonas header

While you were watching a terrific Champions League match between Paris Saint Germain and Chelsea over in Portugal Benfica were taking on Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg in a match that well… happened. The two sides never really got anything going and the match was 0-0 in the 90th minute when Zenit left back Domenico […]