Tag: UEFA Champions League
The current system of European competition has prompted dissatisfaction among smaller clubs.
Barcelona, Dortmund and Inter Milan were drawn together in Group F along with Czech champions Slavia Prague.
The Dutch champions must beat APOEL Nicosia in Amsterdam on Wednesday to reach the group stage after the first leg of their playoff tie ended in a goalless draw in Cyprus.
New Scotland manager Steve Clarke hopes Andy Robertson's Champions League success with Liverpool rubs off on his country when they face Cyprus on Saturday.
The UEFA drafts suggest a move in that direction, although the number of clubs in the Champions League would remain at 32.
Ten Hag lap up the opportunity to watch Guardiola's training sessions up close before returning to the Eredivisie with Utrecht in 2015.
'We have ahead two 'finals' against Ajax and Everton and it's in our hands to be in a good position at the end of the season.'
'The Amsterdam fairy-tale is alive and well after a 1-0 victory.'
John O'Shea helped Manchester United to five Premier League titles, including titles with the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League.
'We've had a magnificent season, we must make it exceptional by producing a big performance in Lyon next Sunday."
"I was on the bench when I saw the goal that made it 5-3," Sissoko told French sports newspaper L'Equipe. "I was so upset that I returned directly to the dressing room.
Guardiola is rightly regarded as the best manager of his generation after trophy-laden spells with Barcelona, Bayern Munich and now City.
With eight games to play, fifth-placed United are a point ahead of Chelsea, two points adrift of Arsenal and three behind Tottenham Hotspurs.
After four continental titles with Barcelona, the midfielder has one foot in the semifinal of the Asian Champions League with Al Sadd, the club he joined in 2015.