UEFA Champions League

Newcastle robbed of famous win after controversial handball in stoppage time

Kylian Mbappé struck a controversial penalty deep in stoppage time to earn Paris Saint-Germain a 1-1 draw against a valiant Newcastle United and keep their Champions League destiny in their own hands on Tuesday.

The visitors had led the Group F clash since midway through the opening half thanks to Alexander Isak's tap-in and they weathered a furious late assault from the hosts only to be denied by a cruel and highly-contentious decision.

Cross-sport Dopplegängers — This is what Champions League team you would support based on the NBA team you watch

NBA and UEFA Champions League teams have some dopplegängers between the sport, and are more similar than you might think.

The NBA and the Champions League are some of the most competititive and watched leagues in the world. They're the team-scoring, net-hitting, ball-shooting cream-of-the-crop sports.

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Horrendous calls in Chelsea vs. Real Madrid game reminds us of life before VAR

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes said her side were robbed of a win against Real Madrid in their Champions League opener after the Women's Super League (WSL) champions had to settle for a 2-2 draw on Wednesday following two controversial decisions.

Niamh Charles put Chelsea level after Olga Carmona's 10th-minute goal for the hosts, with Sam Kerr doubling Chelsea's lead in the second half, only for Madrid to be awarded a controversial penalty, which was converted by Carmona.

Chelsea's fury was heightened after an added-time winner from Charles was ruled out for offside.

Manchester United fall to Copenhagen 4-3 after controversial Marcus Rashford red card

COPENHAGEN, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Manchester United gave up a two-goal lead in a breathless 4-3 Champions League loss to FC Copenhagen on Wednesday that turned after Marcus Rashford was shown a red card following a brace by young United striker Rasmus Hojlund.

The loss was a calamitous setback in United's hopes for last-16 qualification with Erik ten Hag's side fourth in Group A on three points with two group games still to play.

PSG and AC Milan’s incredibly creative tifo battle is must-see material

One aspect of fandom that soccer culture does better than any sport in the world is the making of tifos. The latest AC Milan tifo vs PSG battle is one of the best we’ve seen in a long time.

PSG threw the first artistic punch when the two sides met at the Parc des Princes on Oct. 25 in the Champions League. Before the game started the PSG faithful raised a great tifo of one of their founders and actor, Jean-Paul Belmondo.

Young Boys captain asking for Erling Haaland’s shirt at halftime rubs critics wrong way

MANCHESTER — If Young Boys' 3-0 loss to Manchester City on Tuesday was not humbling enough, manager Raphael Wicky said he would need to speak with Mohamed Ali Camara after learning his captain had asked City striker Erling Haaland for his coveted shirt -- at halftime.

Haaland shirt swap at halftime

Christian Pulisic’s injury nightmare returns as he goes down clutching hamstring vs. PSG

UPDATE: After an MRI scan it was confirmed that Pulisic didn't suffer any major injury and could return soon.

Erling Haaland fulfills promise and does Didier Drogba’s celebration after goal

MANCHESTER — Erling Haaland scored twice as holders Manchester City cruised into the last 16 of the Champions League with two group games remaining after a 3-0 victory over Swiss side Young Boys on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola's side maintained their 100% record and lead Group G with 12 points from four games. Young Boys, who were reduced to 10 men when Sandro Lauper was shown a red card in the 53rd minute, are fourth in the group with one point.

Watch: Micah Richards tears pants on live TV while imitating Kylian Mbappé’s celebration

CBS Sports’ UEFA Champions League coverage produces a golden moment on a weekly basis nowadays. This week’s hilarious moment was a Micah Richard pants rip as he appeared to tear his clothes while reenacting Kylian Mbappé’s celebration.

At halftime of PSG’s 3-0 victory vs. Milan on Wednesday the crew were reviewing Mbappé’s exquisite first half goal. Richards hit the Frenchman’s celebration followed by Kate Abdo asking if his pants were still in one piece.

Christian Pulisic misses out on big chance vs. PSG as Milan’s UCL hopes start to wane

Christian Pulisic, Yunus Musah and AC Milan’s 2023-24 UEFA Champions League campaign has failed to get off the runway. The Italian side was held scoreless again on Wednesday at the Parc des Princes as PSG went top of the group with a 3-0 victory.

Pulisic was arguably one of Milan’s brightest sparks in attack, however his performance will mostly be remembered for a big chance missed in the second half.

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