European football returns with the teams battling it out for a place in the last four of the Champions League and Europa League.

Leicester City have a glamour first-leg trip to Atletico Madrid tomorrow while Bayern Munich clash with Real Madrid.

Before that, Borussia Dortmund host Monaco and Juventus take on Barcelona in a mouth-watering tie in Turin.

In the Europa League, it's Ajax versus FC Schalke 04,Celta Vigo against Genk, Lyon play Besiktas and Anderlecht host Manchester United.


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Colin Glassar
1 Posted 11/04/2017 at 19:48:45
Dortmund team bus attacked by explosion. Breaking news
James Flynn
2 Posted 13/04/2017 at 12:01:45
Watched Munich - Madrid and Juventus - Barca. Fun games.

Looking at these elite clubs play, you really notice that we're a few players short of jumping up into that group. Every player seems skilled, fit, and athletic. And the way these teams organize and play together. I don't think we're THAT far off. But we have work to do catching up to teams like these. Hope we have a good Summer bringing in talent.

Some bullshit what happened to the Dortmund bus. Bunch of 20 against 1 "tough guys". Punks.

I will be watching the Man Utd game today.

Tony Hill
3 Posted 13/04/2017 at 12:14:36
True, James, at the very top. Leicester - Atletico wasn't too special though.

I've noticed your point also when we've played Tottenham away and Chelsea this season. Much of it has to do with a level of athleticism, as you say, but some of that perhaps comes with confidence.

Shane Corcoran
4 Posted 13/04/2017 at 17:01:27
Fair play to those Leicester fans standing up to the Spanish over Gibraltar.

That'll show 'em.

Rob Halligan
5 Posted 14/04/2017 at 11:10:49
Anyone getting a bit twitchy about the possibility of Leicester winning the Champions League? Highly unlikely, I know, but should they win it, and Man Utd win the Europa League, we lose our place in Europe next season.
Craig Fletcher
6 Posted 18/04/2017 at 20:22:31
Atletico 1-0 up on the night, 2-0 up on aggregate now. Get your passports in order for a few trips to Europe next year, fellow blues!
Ian McDowell
7 Posted 18/04/2017 at 20:31:42
Very impressed with Atletico so far.
John G Davies
8 Posted 18/04/2017 at 20:40:42
Me too, Ian.

Why is Woody Allen doing the half-time analysis with Rio and Gerrard

Rob Halligan
9 Posted 18/04/2017 at 21:54:14
With Leicester losing, does that mean we are guaranteed European football next season now?
Brian Wilkinson
10 Posted 19/04/2017 at 10:59:35
Unless Southampton or West Brom win every single game and we lose every one, then yes, Rob.
Rob Halligan
11 Posted 19/04/2017 at 11:34:00
Cheers, Brian. There was an article in the Echo online last night confirming this.
Dave Abrahams
12 Posted 20/04/2017 at 22:23:51
Rashford puts Man Utd ahead early in the second half of extra time, he has been man of the match tonight.

World class tonight according to.... forget that, it was Robbie Savage saying that.

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