Champions League
  • Evening Standard

    West Ham offered brutal reality check in Champions League race as Man United flex financial muscle

    Marcus Rashford’s last gasp winner for Manchester United brutally underlined the task West Ham face in going toe-to-toe with the big boys in the race for the Champions League. West Ham looked to have held onto their place in the top four before Ralf Rangnick showed the strength and depth on offer that David Moyes simply cannot call upon. With the Hammers, welcoming Tomas Soucek and Kurt Zouma back into the side, repelling everything that had come their way, Rangnick sent on Rashford, Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani to make an impact, and they finally struck with the final kick of the game.

  • Evening Standard

    Man United 1-0 West Ham: Marcus Rashford seals dramatic win in Champions League race

    Marcus Rashford scored a dramatic late winner as Manchester United leapfrogged West Ham in the race for the top four. On what had looked like a frustrating afternoon for Ralf Rangnick’s, the England international’s second goal in a week could prove a huge moment come May. Substitute Rashford tapped in a low cross from Edinson Cavani deep into stoppage time after United had broken down the left flank with the final move of the match.

  • Evening Standard

    Thomas Tuchel must fix Chelsea downturn as Champions League trophy won’t save his job, warns Florent Malouda

    Thomas Tuchel has been warned his Champions League triumph will not save him if he cannot turn Chelsea’s season around. Former Chelsea star Florent Malouda is convinced Tuchel can still rescue the season, but has warned him that no manager is ever safe under the demanding Roman Abramovich.

  • The Independent

    Unvaccinated Chelsea players could miss Champions League tie in France

    France have confirmed that professional athletes will not be exempt from tougher vaccination rules