UEFA Champions Festival Preview

The UEFA Champions Festival – a free four-day football celebration – opens its doors to the public on Thursday at the The International Quarter, close to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

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    • See all five Madrid goals

      See all five Madrid goals

      Watch James Rodríguez's first UEFA Champions League goal for Real Madrid, as well as efforts by Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, as the holders started their defence with a 5-1 victory against FC Basel 1893.
    • Watch Tévez goals for Juventus

      Watch Tévez goals for Juventus

      See the goals by Carlos Tévez that earned Juventus three Group A points against Malmö FF in Turin.
    • See late Liverpool-Ludogorets drama

      See late Liverpool-Ludogorets drama

      Watch the best moments from Anfield as a penalty in added time from Steven Gerrard earned Liverpool FC a dramatic 2-1 opening night success against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad.
    • See Hulk score first goal

      See Hulk score first group stage goal

      Watch the first goal in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage as Hulk set FC Zenit on their way to a 2-0 victory against ten-man SL Benfica.
    • Galatasaray-Anderlecht highlights

      Galatasaray-Anderlecht highlights

      See the highlights from Turkey as RSC Anderlecht came away with a 1-1 draw against Galatasaray AŞ in Group D - the home side equalising in the dying moments.
    • Watch the best acrobatic goals

      Watch the best acrobatic goals

      Watch five of the best acrobatic efforts from a long list of great UEFA Champions League group stage goals, as chosen by UEFA.com users using @championsleague on Twitter.
     
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      • Bayern and Man. City speak to media

        Bayern and Man. City speak to media

        Vincent Kompany, Josep Guardiola and Jérôme Boateng preview FC Bayern München's clach with Manchester City FC.
        17/09/20142:20
      • José Mourinho speaks to media

        José Mourinho speaks to media

        José Mourinho and Branislav Ivanović preview Chelsea FC's match with FC Schalke 04.
        17/09/20143:05
      • Moti: Ludogorets loss ‘painful’

        Moti: Ludogorets loss ‘painful’

        Cosmin Moţi told UEFA.com that it was “hard to lose in the 94th minute” as PFC Ludogorets Razgrad suffered a “painful” defeat against Liverpool FC.
        17/09/20140:52
      • Galatasaray disappointment despite draw

        Galatasaray disappointment despite draw

        Galatasaray AŞ’s Aurelien Chedjou told UEFA.com that he was “disappointed” after coming away from the match against Anderlecht RSC with one point, despite the club’s late goal to avoid defeat.
        17/09/20141:19
      • Wilshere on ‘difficult night’ for Arsenal

        Wilshere on ‘difficult night’ for Arsenal

        Arsenal FC’s Jack Wilshere said that his side ‘struggled’ to cope with the pressing game of Borussia Dortmund as they fell to a 2-0 defeat in Germany.
        17/09/20141:17
      • Modrić: First win ‘important’

        Modrić: First win ‘important’

        After their 5-1 win against FC Basel 1893, Real Madrid CF’s Luka Modrić told UEFA.com that it was “important to start with a win” and that it was now key that they “built” on their opening success.
        17/09/20141:39
      • Rodgers hails ‘precious’ win

        Rodgers hails ‘precious’ win

        Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers said that the English club’s late 2-1 victory against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad was “very precious”.
        17/09/20140:53
      • Highlights of Dortmund win

        Highlights of Dortmund win

        Watch the goals that gave Borussia Dortmund a 2-0 win, and three Group D points, against Arsenal FC.
        17/09/20140:36
      • See all five Madrid goals

        See all five Madrid goals

        Watch James Rodríguez's first UEFA Champions League goal for Real Madrid, as well as efforts by Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, as the holders started their defence with a 5-1 victory against FC Basel 1893.
        17/09/20140:36
      • See Hulk score first goal

        See Hulk score first goal

        Watch the first goal in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage as Hulk set FC Zenit on their way to a 2-0 victory against ten-man SL Benfica.
        17/09/20140:36
      • Galatasaray-Anderlecht highlights

        Galatasaray-Anderlecht highlights

        See the highlights from Turkey as RSC Anderlecht came away with a 1-1 draw against Galatasaray AŞ in Group D - the home side equalising in the dying moments.
        17/09/20140:36
      • Watch Moutinho's Monaco winner

        Watch Moutinho's Monaco winner

        See João Moutinho's goal for AS Monaco FC which earned them a Matchday 1 win against Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Stade Louis II.
        17/09/20140:36
      • See late Liverpool-Ludogorets drama

        See late Liverpool-Ludogorets drama

        Watch the best moments from Anfield as a penalty in added time from Steven Gerrard earned Liverpool FC a dramatic 2-1 opening night success against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad.
        17/09/20140:36
      • Watch Olympiacos-Atlético thriller

        Watch Olympiacos-Atlético thriller

        Watch the goals from Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis as Olympiacos FC made the perfect start to their Group A campaign with thrilling 3-2 victory against last season's runners-up, Club Atlético de Madrid.
        17/09/20140:36
      • Watch Tévez goals for Juventus

        Watch Tévez goals for Juventus

        See the goals by Carlos Tévez that earned Juventus three Group A points against Malmö FF in Turin.
        16/09/20140:36
      • See Zlatan's Ajax goals

        See Zlatan's Ajax goals

        Ahead of his return to the Amsterdam ArenA this week with Paris Saint-Germain, watch all of Zlatan Ibrahimović’s goals from his time with AFC Ajax in the UEFA Champions League.
        16/09/20142:13
      • Hear from Dortmund & Arsenal

        Hear from Dortmund & Arsenal

        Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Arsène Wenger and Wojciech Szczęsny speak to the media ahead of Borussia Dortmund's meeting with Arsenal FC
        16/09/20141:34
      • Brendan Rodgers press conference

        Brendan Rodgers press conference

        Hear the thoughts of Liverpool FC's coach Brendan Rodgers ahead of their match with PFC Ludogorets Razgrad.
        16/09/20142:30
      • Riedle 'honour' at ambassador role

        Riedle 'honour' at ambassador role

        A winner of the UEFA Champions League with Borussia Dortmund in 1997, Karl-Heinz Riedle told of his "great honour" at being named ambassador for this season's final in Berlin.
        15/09/20142:58
      • Watch the best acrobatic goals

        Watch the best acrobatic goals

        Watch five of the best acrobatic efforts from a long list of great UEFA Champions League group stage goals, as chosen by UEFA.com users using @championsleague on Twitter.
        15/09/20141:45
      • Memories of first Maribor campaign

        Memories of first Maribor campaign

        NK Maribor are returning to the UEFA Champions League group stage this season for the first time since 1999/2000, an historic campaign for the Slovenian club that UEFA.com looks back on.
        13/09/20142:04
      • Ronaldo takes centre stage in Champions Matchday

        Ronaldo takes centre stage in Champions Matchday

        The matchday one edition of Champions Matchday, the official magazine of the UEFA Champions League, is on sale now.
        12/09/20140:38
      • Recall past Monaco v Leverkusen match-ups

        Recall past Monaco v Leverkusen match-ups

        Ahead of meeting in this season's UEFA Champions League, watch highlights of AS Monaco FC and Bayer 04 Leverkusen's only other two encounters in the competition.
        12/09/20142:18
      • Villas-Boas awaits 'special' Zenit test

        Villas-Boas awaits 'special' Zenit test

        FC Zenit coach André Villas-Boas looks ahead to his side's chances in this season's UEFA Champions League and tells UEFA.com why he expects their opening game against SL Benfica to be a "great test".
        10/09/20140:47
      • Pellegrini looks ahead to Bayern challenge

        Pellegrini looks ahead to Bayern challenge

        Manchester City FC coach Manuel Pellegrini assesses the test his side face from FC Bayern München on UEFA Champions League matchday one.
        10/09/20140:48
      • Schmidt eyes winning start

        Schmidt eyes winning start

        Ahead of matchday one, Bayer 04 Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt tells UEFA.com that getting off to a good start is vital to his side's UEFA Champions League hopes.
        10/09/20140:47
      • Míchel aims for Olympiacos 'consistency'

        Míchel aims for Olympiacos 'consistency'

        Olympiacos FC coach Míchel tells UEFA.com his expectations for the Greek club in the UEFA Champions League this season.
        10/09/20140:27
      • Madrid reaction: Butragueño

        Madrid reaction: Butragueño

        UEFA.com spoke to Real Madrid CF legend Emilio Butragueño after the ten time winners and defending champions were paired with FC Basel 1893, Liverpool FC and PFC Ludogorets Razgrad in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
        29/08/20142:22
      • Ronaldo named UEFA Best Player in Europe

        Ronaldo named UEFA Best Player in Europe

        After being named the winner of the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award for 2013/14 in Monaco, Cristiano Ronaldo gave his reaction to UEFA.com.
        29/08/20141:12
      • Bernabéu on Barcelona’s chances

        Bernabéu on Barcelona’s chances

        After seeing his club paired with Paris Saint-Germain AFC Ajax and APOEL FC in the UEFA Champions League group stage, Amador Bernabéu gave his reaction to UEFA.com.
        29/08/20141:01
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