Thomas Tuchel ‘super disappointed’ with referee after Chelsea defeat

The Guardian 03:10 13.04

Thomas Tuchel complained that when he went to shake hands with Szymon Marciniak, he found the Polish referee laughing with the Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti


Reece James stands out as Chelsea era ends in honourable defeat | Barney Ronay

The Guardian 03:10 13.04

With academy players at the heart of a bold performance at Real Madrid, this was a Viking funeral for the Abramovich years


Karim Benzema breaks Chelsea hearts with extra-time winner for Real Madrid

The Guardian 03:10 13.04

Chelsea took a 3-0 lead on the night with goals from Mason Mount, Antonio Rüdiger and Timo Werner but Rodrygo scored to take the tie to extra time where Karim Benzema sealed a 5-4 aggregate win for Real Madrid


Real Madrid v Chelsea: Champions League quarter-final second leg goes to extra-time – live!

The Guardian 00:12 13.04

Minute-by-minute report: History and the tie are against Chelsea. Follow all the action from Madrid, with Scott Murray


Real Madrid v Chelsea: Champions League quarter-final second leg – live!

The Guardian 21:09 12.04

Minute-by-minute report: History and the tie are against Chelsea. Follow all the action from Madrid, with Scott Murray


Guardiola presses pause to focus on Manchester City’s battles ahead | David Hytner

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

The City manager sets aside missed opportunities against Liverpool with a trip to Madrid and an FA Cup rematch coming up


Chelsea need ‘fantastic script’ to beat Real Madrid, admits Thomas Tuchel

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

Thomas Tuchel has said Chelsea need a ‘fantastic script’ if they are to pull off an unlikely comeback in their Champions League quarter-final with Real Madrid


Ancelotti defends leaving Everton for Madrid as Casemiro urges Bale ‘support’

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

The Italian manager quit the Premier League for Spain 12 months ago and has led Madrid to first in La Liga and the cusp of a Champions League semi-final


Tuchel seeks chaos not control for Chelsea to attempt Madrid comeback | Jacob Steinberg

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

Chelsea must impose their physicality at the Bernabéu after Real Madrid were allowed to dictate pace of game in the first leg


Thomas Tuchel says Chelsea have turned things around after home truths

The Guardian 03:13 10.04

Chelsea’s manager said his team have ‘found what makes us strong’ after they rebounded from defeats by Brentford and Real Madrid to thrash Southampton 6-0


Chelsea’s position in Champions League quarter-final irretrievable, says Tuchel

The Guardian 12:12 07.04

A downcast Thomas Tuchel declared Chelsea’s position in the Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid irretrievable


Karim Benzema hat-trick for Real Madrid puts Chelsea on brink of exit

The Guardian 12:12 07.04

Karim Benzema completed his hat-trick after a dreadful goalkeeping error as Real Madrid beat Chelsea 3-1 in the first leg of their quarter-final


Real Madrid and Karim Benzema offer the comfort of continuity | Jonathan Liew

The Guardian 03:13 07.04

It was like looking through a window of the past at a squad full of familiar faces. They were still too strong for Chelsea


Karim Benzema, the Surest of Sure Things, Lifts Real Madrid at Chelsea

NyTimes 03:08 07.04

Three goals confirm what should have been obvious long ago: Benzema is Real Madrid’s brain, and its heart.


Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid: Champions League quarter-final, first leg – live reaction!

The Guardian 00:13 07.04

Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick to leave Chgelsea’s defence of their title in something resembling tatters


Chelsea v Real Madrid: Champions League quarter-final, first leg – live!

The Guardian 21:11 06.04

Minute-by-minute report: Join Barry Glendenning for updates as Chelsea look to repeat last season’s success over the 13-times European Cup winners


Ancelotti on brink of history, but job on the line

BBC 15:01 06.04

As Real Madrid prepare to meet Chelsea in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, is boss Carlo Ancelotti still in serious danger of being fired?


Guardiola urges Man City to attack Atlético and not to ‘defend the result’

The Guardian 12:11 06.04

Pep Guardiola has pledged to attack Atlético Madrid next week as he has targeted a place in the Champions League semi-finals


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