Tottenham given Champions League boost with Reus set to miss Dortmund clash through injury

Reus, 29, suffered a thigh injury against Werder Bremen earlier this week, with boss Lucien Favre fearing the worst. The German star missed yesterday's 3-3 thriller against Hoffenheim, as Dortmund chief Michael Zorc admitted he is "not expecting miracles". When asked about his Spurs availability, Favre revealed: “I think we will decide that nearer the time. “But I am not […]

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What time is the Champions League last 16 draw today? UK start time, live stream and TV channel info

All four Premier League teams who entered the competition find themselves in the hat for the last-16, with the draw for the knockout phase set to decide their fate. When is the Champions League Last 16 draw? THE draw for the knockout stages will take place on Monday, December 17. It will be held at Fifa's HQ in Nyon, Switzerland. […]

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When is the Champions League last 16 draw? UK start time, live stream, and TV channel details

All four Premier League teams who entered the competition find themselves in the hat for the last-16, with the draw set to decide who faces who in the knockout phase. When is the Champions League Last 16 draw? THE draw for the knockout stages will take place on Monday, December 17. It will be held at Fifa's HQ in Nyon, […]

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Champions League last 16 draw: Can two English teams face each other in knockout stages, and when is the draw?

The Reds saw off Napoli 1-0 to go through, while Spurs fought back against Barcelona to draw level – and were thanking PSV for holding Inter Milan. Can two English teams face each other in the knockout stages? Like in the group stages, the four English sides will NOT be able to face each other in the Round of 16. […]

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Champions League knockout stages to have VAR this season along with Nations League and Euro Under-21s

Video assistant referees will also be used in the Nations League and European Under-21s Championship. The technology will be used in world football's top club competition for the last-16 fixtures this February after being fast-tracked by UEFA. European soccer's governing body had originally intended to introduce VAR from next season. The plan was to roll it out from the Champions […]

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Is Champions League group stage sorted on goal difference or head to head and how could Manchester United qualify tonight?

The group stages finish on December 12, with the last fixtures including Monaco vs Dortmund and Barcelona vs Tottenham. How are teams that finish level on points sorted in the Champions League? Teams that finish level on points in the Champions League group stage are sorted by the following criteria: How does that affect the Premier League teams still in […]

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Champions League round-up: Bayern Munich reach last 16 for 11th season running — to ease pressure on under-fire boss Niko Kovac

Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski both netted doubles as Bayern qualified from Group E with a game to spare. Kovac was in danger of being axed following Bayern's 3-3 draw at home to relegation-threatened Fortuna Duesseldorf on Saturday. And while fifth-placed Bayern are nine points behind leaders Dortmund in the Bundesliga, they eased into the knockout stage of the Champions […]

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Uefa want to move Champions League games to the weekend and play Premier League midweek

It is understood, though, that the four major European leagues – in England, Spain, Germany and Italy, will block the move and have already signed an agreement against it. But according to AS, Uefa want to hold their elite competition's matches on Saturdays and Sundays, forcing Premier League and other top leagues to be played midweek. Currently the only Champions […]

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‘Cracks starting to appear as Spurs face no European football in new ground’

The cracks have already begun to appear — and are threatening to undermine Tottenham’s season. Mauricio Pochettino is facing a Champions League exit at the group stage after a disastrous start to their European campaign. It will also be tough for Tottenham to challenge for the title after not spending a penny on new signings in the summer to bolster […]

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