The UEFA Champions League, known simply as the Champions League, is the most prestigious club competition in European football and one of the most prestigious in the world.
The best soccer clubs in Europe compete in the Champions League, a tournament organized by football's governing body on the continent, UEFA. The group stage is made up of 32 teams drawn into eight groups of four; the eight winners and eight runners-up proceed to the knockout phase. In 1992, the tournament was rebranded from the European Cup, which was a straight knockout tournament. Below is a collation of all of DW Sports' recent articles about the competition.
Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig and Borussia Mönchengladbach are in strong position to advance to the Champions League knockouts. DW grades their showings thus far at the halfway point of the group stage.
With Germany set to enter a new coronavirus lockdown, people everywhere are adapting to unprecedented circumstances. It's no different for Borussia Mönchengladbach and RB Leipzig, who meet in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Champions League semifinalists last season, unbeaten Bundesliga leaders after five games this season — RB Leipzig are benefiting from Julian Nagelsmann, a young coach stamping his philosophy on a young club
Bayern Munich’s Champions League final hero Kingsley Coman was in inspired form again as the defending champions crushed Atletico Madrid. It was another ruthless display of attacking and a statement of intent by Bayern.