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Champions League: Barca Failed to Advance to Knockout Stage

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It is another negative record for Barcelona yesterday night as the club had her worst Champions League campaign in two decades on Wednesday after being eliminated by Bayern Munich at the group stage.



The Catalans went into their final game battling Benfica for the second qualifying spot in Group E and knowing they might well need to chase a result in the Allianz Arena.

But Bayern barely broke a sweat in taking apart Xavi's men, while the Benfica took the necessary three points to send them to the last 16.

Barca haven't played in the Europa cup since 2002

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I chose Tottenham after Arsenal failed to qualify for Champions League – Perisic

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New Tottenham signing Ivan Perisic has admitted he watched the club’s final Premier League fixtures anxiously to see if they would finish in the top four.Spurs eventually finished in the last Champions League spot ahead of their rivals, Arsenal.A 3-0 victory over the Gunners propelled Antonio Conte’s side into fourth, and they won their remaining two matches to remain in the Champions League places.Perisic, who has arrived from Inter Milan on a two-year deal, might...
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CELTIC FAILED TO QUALIFY FOR CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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The dream of playing in the Champions league this season for Celtic FC was cut short yesterday with a 3-2 aggregate defeat at the hands of AEK Athens in the competition's third qualifying round.It should be recalled that Celtic drew 1:1 at home with AEK in the first-leg, and this means that, Celtic already had it all to do in Athens before a loosed defending presented AEK with an early chance within the sixth minute of the match where Rodrigo Galo blasting home...
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Barca To Pay Liverpool $5 Million For Coutinho 's Champions League Success

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