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Zidane forced to answer questions on players’ futures after completing historic treble

Gareth Bale of Wales scored a stunning overhead bicycle kick for Real Madrid against Liverpool | Sky Sport

By Asif Burhan in Kiev

CHAMPIONS League final which resulted in several moments of football history, not least for their three-time winning coach, ended on Saturday with Zinedine Zidane fending off questions about the future of his two most famous players. Continue reading

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Tactical analysis: How Bayern’s high line killed a comeback against Barcelona

How Bayern’s high line killed a comeback against Barcelona – tactical analysis

Written by Bayern Central (May 13) – FC Bayern München fought in its Champions League semi return leg against Barcelona but its attempt at a comeback was destroyed by a high defensive line. A detailed look at how it unfolded.

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CSKA Moscow hit with stadium ban for Champions League match against Bayern

Playing five-times winners Bayern Munich in the Champions League should have been one of the highlights of CSKA Moscow’s season but unfortunately for the Russian champions, they will have to play the Group E contest behind closed doors.

CSKA have been ordered to play Tuesday’s match in an empty arena by European soccer’s governing body UEFA following the poor behaviour of their fans against Viktoria Plzen last December. Continue reading

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