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Champions League: Valencia beat Lille but finish second in Group F after Bayern crush Borisov

Ball control: Valencia beat Lille 1-0 in their final Champions League Group F match, but qualify as runner-up as Bayern Munich beat BATE Borisov.
Ball under control: Valencia beat Lille 1-0 in their final Champions League Group F match, but qualify as runner-up as Bayern Munich beat BATE Borisov.

Valencia were forced to settle for second place in Group F despite their 1-0 victory away to Lille in Wednesday night’s Champions League group stage finale. Continue reading Champions League: Valencia beat Lille but finish second in Group F after Bayern crush Borisov

Barca rest stars for Benfica battle but do include Messi who could equal goal-scoring record for a calender year

Many of Barcelona's first-team stars are missing for tonight's final group game against Benfica, but Lionel Messi has been included in the squad as he hunts down Gerd Muller's record for goals scored in a calender year.
Many of Barcelona’s first-team stars are rested for tonight’s final group game against Benfica, but Lionel Messi has been included in the squad as he hunts down Gerd Muller’s record for goals scored in a calender year.

Benfica visit the Camp Nou tonight desperate to get a result against La Liga giants Barcelona and clinch a spot in the next round of the Champions League at the expense of Group G rivals Celtic. Continue reading Barca rest stars for Benfica battle but do include Messi who could equal goal-scoring record for a calender year

Pellegrini expects maximum effort despite Malaga’s Champions League qualification

Even though Malaga have already progressed through to the knock-out stages of the Champions League, manager Manuel Pellegrino expects nothing less than maximum effort from his team as they aim to remain unbeaten.
Even though Malaga have already progressed through to the knock-out stages of the Champions League, manager Manuel Pellegrino expects nothing less than maximum effort from his team as they aim to remain unbeaten.

Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini will not let his side take it easy in their final Champions League group game despite the club already having won Group C, and the boss expects his side to remain unbeaten by avoiding defeat to tonight’s opponents Anderlecht. Continue reading Pellegrini expects maximum effort despite Malaga’s Champions League qualification

Mourinho refuses to comment on his managerial future and denies he will soon join Manchester United

A pensive-looking Jose Mourinho ponders his future at Real Madrid but refuses to comment on it in his pre-Champions League match press conference.
A pensive-looking Jose Mourinho ponders his future at Real Madrid but refuses to comment on it in his pre-Champions League match press conference.

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is refusing to divulge information about his future at the club and would not confirm or deny speculation that he is set to leave the La Liga champions at the end of the season. Continue reading Mourinho refuses to comment on his managerial future and denies he will soon join Manchester United