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Champions League Power Rankings: How Do The 16 Remaining Teams Stack Up?

After a software malfunction rendered the hugely anticipated Champions League Round of 16 draw void (as well as a clash between Lionel Messi's PSG and Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United), we finally know the last-16 matchups and can make our terrible Champions League predictions after a redraw was held nearly two hours after the event started.  

PSG Gets Man Utd — No, Wait — Real Madrid After Massive UCL Draw Snafu

Paris St Germain will face Real Madrid in a titanic clash in the last 16 of the Champions League while Manchester United take on Atletico Madrid after UEFA declared the original draw void due to a technical error in the process on Monday.

Earlier, United were mistakenly drawn with Villarreal, even though both teams had already faced each other in the group stage while the Premier League side's ball was not added to the bowl as a potential opponent for Atletico Madrid.

Messi Limps Off Injured As Di María Saves Day Against Lille

PARIS — Angel Di Maria showed his worth as he set up the first and scored the winner to give Paris St Germain a 2-1 win against champions Lille in Ligue 1 after Lionel Messi limped off injured on Friday.

In the absence of Kylian Mbappe, who is suffering from an infection, Di Maria shone throughout the game, providing captain Marquinhos with the equaliser after Jonathan David's opener before finding the back of the net two minutes from time.

Storming A Field To Throw Hands With Opposing Fans Results In Minimal Punishment

Ligue 1 club RC Lens will play two home games behind closed doors pending an investigation into the crowd trouble that marred Saturday's derby against Lille, the league's disciplinary committee said on Monday.

Lens will host Strasbourg on Wednesday and Stade de Reims on Oct. 1, with a decision on the incident to be rendered on Oct. 6, the statement added.

The kickoff to the second half of the Ligue 1 game, which Lens won 1-0, was delayed by about half an hour after crowd trouble erupted at halftime.

Lens Fans Invade Pitch, Start Brawl With Lille Fans During Rare Derby Win

LENS, France — A second-half goal from Przemyslaw Frankowski earned RC Lens their first victory over Lille in 15 years as they moved up to provisional second place in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win after a derby marred by crowd trouble on Saturday.

Frankowski's strike ended a 12-game winless streak for Lens against the French champions, who had beaten them 4-0 and 3-0 last season.

The result put the "Sang et Or" (Blood and Gold) on 12 points from six games, three behind Paris St Germain, who will play their match in hand at home against Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday.

I’ll Pay Anyone $10 If They Can Name All 22 Americans Set To Play In UEFA Competitions

For the first time in history, Americans will play in all three of UEFA’s European tournaments. This season is also the first time there have been three tournaments, but minor details. There are tons of Americans playing in Europe, but only 22 have made it to the group stages across the three competitions.

Here are the numbers for Americans playing in European tournaments.

  • Champions League: 11 Americans
  • Europa League: 9 Americans
  • Europa Conference League: 2 Americans

First, let’s look at the 11 in the Champions League.

¿Contra Quién Jugarán Los Mexicanos? ¿Messi Vs CR7? Lo Que Dejó El Sorteo De La Champions League

"... Die Meister... Die Besten... Les grandes équipes... The champions..."

El hemisferio derecho de tu cerebro hoy seguramente anda todo estimulado con el himno de la Champions League. Todo porque hubo sorteo de la fase de grupos para la temporada 2021-22 y hay un par de series creadas para verlas con un paquete XL de palomitas de maíz.

Raúl, Hirving, Diego Y Edson Están De Regreso: ¿Dónde Ver A Los Mexicanos En Europa?

Luego de todo el fútbol de selección que hubo durante el verano, es hora de volver al fútbol de clubes, el fútbol del día a día. 

Varias ligas europeas comienzan este fin de semana y es un buen momento para ver quienes serán los futbolistas mexicanos que jugarán en Europa y cómo puedes ver sus partidos durante la temporada si vives en los Estados Unidos.

5 Reasons To Watch Ligue 1 Not Named Messi

Ligue 1 gets a lot of shit these days. As the fifth-best league in Europe, it’s often derided as a “farmer’s league” by the snobbier football fans. Anyone who has actually paid attention to Ligue 1 over the last few years knows this isn’t the case. With the addition of Lionel Messi to the league now official, here are five reasons you should watch Ligue 1 not named Messi. 

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