Champions League MD 6 Review

The 16 contenders have been decided.  Group A Club Brugge 0 vs. 0 Atletico Madrid A bore draw between the two sides as Brugge were already heading for the Europa League. The draw also meant that Atletico finished 2nd in the group.  AS Monaco 0 vs. 2 Borussia Dortmund Raphael Guerriero provided both goals as Dortmund’s win made sure that they finished in the top spot. Monaco ended their European outings with … Continue reading Champions League MD 6 Review

Champions League MD 6 Preview

A rush to seal those final places. Group A Club Brugge vs. Atletico Madrid Group A is done and dusted with Club Brugge heading to the Europa League but 1st place is still up for grabs and Atletico would need to win to ensure that they finish at the top of the group. A draw would mean that Dortmund would have to lose for them to still finish … Continue reading Champions League MD 6 Preview

Champions League MD 5 Review

12 teams down 4 to go. Group A Atletico Madrid 2 vs. 0 AS Monaco Koke and Griezmann scored two first half goals to condemn Monaco to a bottom of the table finish and secure their qualification into the round of 16. Whether Atletico finish top of the table will depend on their result in the final matchday.  Borussia Dortmund 0 vs. 0 Club Brugge Dortmund also secured qualification into the round … Continue reading Champions League MD 5 Review

Champions League MD 5 Preview

2 to go! Group A Atletico Madrid vs. AS Monaco Monaco need to win this game if they are to stand any chance of qualifying for the Europa League. A point should be enough for Atletico to qualify for the knockout stages. Monaco managed their first win under Henry but Atletico managed to draw against Atletico and it could be a tight affair. Atletico should manage a point or … Continue reading Champions League MD 5 Preview

Champions League MD 4 Review

Expected and unexpected results.  Group A Atletico Madrid 2 vs. 0 Borussia Dortmund Expectations were that Dortmund would manage another win or at least a draw in Madrid but Atletico rallied to make sure they stayed in the fight to finish top of the table. Goals from Saul, and Griezmann in each half were enough to keep Dortmund at bay. Dortmund suffered their first defeat of the season in … Continue reading Champions League MD 4 Review

Champions League MD 3 Review

Some exciting results! Group A Borussia Dortmund 4 vs. 0 Atletico Madrid With Dortmund in top form and Atletico struggling a defeat was expected for the side from Madrid but a thrashing was not. A first half goal from Witsel followed by a late brace from Guerreiro and a goal from Sancho inflicted Atletico’s first defeat in the Champions League. Dortmund go clear at the top with 9 … Continue reading Champions League MD 3 Review