Champions League

Countdown To Kickoff: Champions League Returns In Just 3 Weeks With Games On CBS

Sixty-nine days after the completion of the group stage, the Champions League returns Feb. 15 with the start of the Round of 16, featuring Real Madrid vs. PSG, Liverpool vs. Inter Milan and Manchester United vs. Atlético. It's important to know the Champions League schedule 2022 with the knockout round matches falling on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 3 p.m. ET — plan out those days of extended lunches or PTO accordingly.

MLS Cup Champion NYCFC’s Home Opener Will Be 3,000 Miles From Home

NYCFC may be the best team in Major League Soccer, but in the larger New York sports landscape, the club is often treated like an insignificant middle school chess club. How else can you explain the reigning MLS Cup champions playing their 2022 home opener 3,000 miles from home?

After Receiving The Boot From Europa Conference League Spurs Prepare For Legal Battle With UEFA

Tottenham Hotspur may appeal UEFA's decision to eliminate them from the Europa Conference League and are confident of getting the verdict overturned, manager Antonio Conte said on Tuesday.

Complete Calendar For All The Biggest Soccer Events In 2022

Soccer fans have a different circadian rhythm than others. They're up early to see what's going on in Europe, they're in bed late to follow along with Liga MX, they reach an emotional peak on Wednesday afternoons and frequently block off entire month-long periods in the summer for international festivals of footie. It's a delicate balance, but the 2022 soccer tournaments calendar is a disruptive year with the Qatar World Cup falling between Nov. 21 and Dec. 18. 

Here's all the major action between January and December of 2022.  

Champions League Round Of 16 TV Schedule Features A Massive, Pleasant Surprise

Soccer fans across the U.S. have often complained about big TV networks buying up the rights to major competitions only to hide them behind the additional pay walls of streaming services. All four major networks in the country have, at some point, been guilty of this in the last few years. So let’s give credit where credit’s due as CBS announced the 2022 Champions League Round of 16 TV schedule on Monday, including matches on CBS on six of eight match days.

Choke Of The Year: Chelsea Crashes Out Of Women’s Champions League After Shocking 4-0 Defeat

The reigning runners-up are out of the Women’s Champions League in the group stage. Needing just a draw to qualify for the UWCL quarterfinals, the Chelsea Women suffered a shocking 4-0 defeat to Wolfsburg on Thursday, which made up enough goal difference to go through along with Juventus after creating a three-way tie atop Group A.

USWNT’s Macario Does Soccer Version Of Self-Alley-Oop In Champions League

One of my favorite plays in basketball, aside from the occasional nutmeg, is the self-alley-oop, where a player throws the ball off the backboard before catching it and throwing down a thunderous dunk. U.S. rising star Catarina Macario essentially did the soccer version of that on Wednesday.

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.