* Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 117 goals in the Champions League – the most of any player. Lionel Messi is second with 98.
Liverpool were robbed by inconsistent match officials
Soccer is perhaps the most demanding of all sports.
With defenders clung around him, in a tense moment in a vital European game., he stopped dead; looked this way and that and fired a sumptuous finish with the outside of his boot past the goalie. This is not a description of Ronadinho’s goal against Chelsea in the Champions League but rather Daniel Sturridge’s underrated
Anyone who watched Chelsea’s laboured draw against Norwich City in the FA cup would have had a hard time reconciling the team that blazed through the Premier league last season to the one who could muster only one shot in target the whole game. You’d forgive that performance if it was littered with academy players