Barcelona overcame all odds to secure a historic Champions League result midweek, but the Spanish giant couldn’t quite muster enough energy to role that momentum into league play. 1,927 more words
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After a thrilling week of UEFA Champions action, domestic leagues and cup fixtures look to continue the excitement this weekend across Europe.
The Bundesliga’s top fixture this weekend sees third-place Borussia Dortmund traveling to fifth-place Hertha Berlin on Saturday. 1,671 more words
Manchester City booked their place into the Emirates FA Cup quarterfinals after a 5-1 replay victory over Huddersfield Town.
Pep Guardiola’s side cruised to a home victory after going down early against the second-tier side. 1,279 more words
One of the undying joys of sports is watching an underdog beat a massive favorite. The U.S. Olympic hockey team beating the USSR in the semi-finals of the 1980 Winter Olympics is one such win, as was the #15 seed University of Richmond basketball team’s win in the first round against my alma mater, the #2 seed Syracuse Orange. 386 more words
In England, Tottenham Hotspur booked their place into the F.A. Cup quarterfinals after a 3-0 drubbing of hosts Fulham at Craven Cottage. Harry Kane put the visitors up 1-0 after 16 minutes, finishing off Christian Eriksen’s assist. 1,500 more words
Despite no Barclays Premier League action this weekend, there is still an exciting slate of action all-across Europe.
Fifth-round English F.A. Cup action takes place this weekend with 16 teams still having hopes of advancing in this prestigious and historic competition. 1,146 more words