Gala tactical set-up and attack service prevented former Chelsea man from getting a run at two Blue defenders.
After his excellent performance against Lyon, thoughts now drift to the prospect of Dimitar Berbatov forming a partnership with Monaco's Radamel Falcao.
Chelsea booked their place in the last eight last night. With so many great sides left here are three reasons why they will want to avoid the Parisians.
Manchester United need to overcome a 2-0 deficit if they want to progress in the Champions League, they can draw inspiration from Bordeaux's 1996 miracle.
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid and Schalke's Kevin Prince-Boateng both formerly of Tottenham Hotspur shared a bromantic moment last night.
Former Arsenal star Patrick Vieira has been overseeing the development of a top teenager who scored in Manchester City's recent U19 defeat…
At some point Brendan Rodgers is going to get a long term contract offer to stay at Liverpool.
Theo Walcott in the gym, in the background of a workout video posted by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Adrian Mutu looks set to play a part in the American rapper’s latest release.
Reports in Brazil and Spain claim Sunderland loanee Santiago Vergini is a target for Barcelona boss Tata Martino.
Real Madrid prepared well for next week's Champions League tie against Manchester United by beating Sevilla 4-1 on Saturday night.
Sir Alex Ferguson was beaten and falsely accused the first time he encountered José Mourinho.
F Scott Fitzgerald claimed that, back in 1920, he'd tried to persuade DW Griffith that the film industry was a wonderful subject for the cinema. Griffith laughed at the idea, but not for the first time Fitzgerald was proved right.