Tale of two cities: ‘Sensational’ for Bayern fans, sadness and tear gas in Paris

Munich (Germany) (AFP) Fans celebrated Bayern Munich's Champions League final win in a socially-distanced open-air cinema in the Bavarian city on Sunday. Almost 700km away in Paris, health protocols went out of the window as 5,000 fans gathered at the Parc des Princes to see their team lose the final in Lisbon 1-0. Living on … Continue reading Tale of two cities: ‘Sensational’ for Bayern fans, sadness and tear gas in Paris

PSG fans at Parc des Princes beamback left disappointed amid police clashes

Paris (AFP) The 5,000 Paris Saint-Germain fans who gathered at the Parc des Princes on Sunday to cheer on their team in the Champions League final were left disappointed as they fell to Bayern Munich. Supporters lit flares and belted out their favourite chants together behind the goal as they watched PSG lose 1-0 to … Continue reading PSG fans at Parc des Princes beamback left disappointed amid police clashes

Neymar’s tears and golf’s ‘Lord of the Rings’: Who said what in sport this weekend

Paris (AFP) Who said what in sport this weekend: "It's an incredible feeling, lots of happiness and a bit of sadness for Paris." It ended in tears for Neymar after Sunday's Champions League final defeat to Bayern Munich in Lisbon David Ramos POOL/AFP -- Paris-born Kingsley Coman after scoring the goal that gave Bayern Munich … Continue reading Neymar’s tears and golf’s ‘Lord of the Rings’: Who said what in sport this weekend

PSG boss Tuchel backs Neymar and Mbappe after final loss

Lisbon (AFP) Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel defended his 400 million euro strike force of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe after they were unable to find a way past Bayern Munich in their 1-0 Champions League final loss on Sunday. PSG's Qatari owners spent a combined 402 million euros ($474m) on the pair in 2017 to … Continue reading PSG boss Tuchel backs Neymar and Mbappe after final loss

Flick delights at ‘crazy’ growth of treble-winners Bayern Munich

Lisbon (AFP) Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick hailed the "crazy" development of his treble-winning team in the ten months since he took charge after the German giants won Sunday's Champions League final. Bayern won the European title for the sixth time in the club's history with a 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain. The Bayern … Continue reading Flick delights at ‘crazy’ growth of treble-winners Bayern Munich

PSG old boy Coman comes back to haunt former club

Lisbon (AFP) Kingsley Coman spent a decade at Paris Saint-Germain, coming up through the club's academy and making four senior appearances, but it was his goal which condemned the French giants to defeat in Sunday's Champions League final. The 24-year-old Coman headed the only goal in Bayern Munich's 1-0 victory in Lisbon, inflicting a devastating … Continue reading PSG old boy Coman comes back to haunt former club

Rising star Davies ‘hungry’ for even more Bayern success

Lisbon (AFP) Alphonso Davies promised on Sunday that Bayern Munich would continue their quest for domination after being crowned European champions for the sixth time. Canadian Davies, who is still only 19 years old, ended an incredible breakout season by getting his hands on the Champions League trophy after playing only his eighth game in … Continue reading Rising star Davies ‘hungry’ for even more Bayern success

Bayern defeat PSG to become European champions for sixth time

Lisbon (AFP) Bayern Munich became kings of Europe for the sixth time on Sunday as Kingsley Coman's goal gave them a 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League final in Lisbon, completing a fantastic season for the German giants and leaving their opponents still searching for the trophy they covet more than anything. … Continue reading Bayern defeat PSG to become European champions for sixth time

Lewandowski ends Champions League as top scorer

Lisbon (AFP) Robert Lewandowski ended the 2019/20 Champions League season as the tournament's top scorer with 15 goals. He was close to 16 when a first-half attempt came back off the post in the 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain in Sunday's final. Top scorer: Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates MATTHEW CHILDS POOL/AFP The Polish … Continue reading Lewandowski ends Champions League as top scorer

Paris Saint-Germain 0-1 Bayern Munich: Die Roten seal treble as Coman haunts PSG

Bayern Munich have completed a second treble in eight seasons after Kingsley Coman scored the decisive goal to secure a 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain in Sunday's intense Champions League final. Hansi Flick's men were second best for periods of the match at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, but Coman made the difference to … Continue reading Paris Saint-Germain 0-1 Bayern Munich: Die Roten seal treble as Coman haunts PSG

Coman opens scoring with Bayern’s 500th Champions League goal in final

Kingsley Coman headed in Bayern Munich's 500th Champions League goal to open the scoring in the final against Paris Saint-Germain. Winger Coman nodded in Joshua Kimmich's inviting cross to put Bayern in front after 59 minutes of the showdown in Lisbon on Sunday. His goal put the Bundesliga champions on course to be crowned champions … Continue reading Coman opens scoring with Bayern’s 500th Champions League goal in final

Barcelona confirm new signing Pjanic has tested positive for COVID-19

Barcelona have confirmed their new signing Miralem Pjanic has returned a positive test for coronavirus. Pjanic has moved to Barca from Juventus as part of a deal that was agreed in June, with Brazil international Arthur going the other way. While Arthur became an isolated figure thereafter, Pjanic completed the rest of the campaign with … Continue reading Barcelona confirm new signing Pjanic has tested positive for COVID-19