Featured Matches
Previous
Liverpool
Manchester City
(1) 2
(3) 2
FT-Pens
Game Details
Vitesse Arnhem
Chelsea
1
3
FT
Game Details
AEL
Zenit St Petersburg
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
FC Copenhagen
0
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Grasshoppers
Lille
0
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Feyenoord Rotterdam
Besiktas
1
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Legia Warsaw
Celtic
4
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Aktobe Lento
Steaua Bucuresti
2
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
FK Qarabag
SV Salzburg
2
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
AEL
Zenit St Petersburg
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
FC Copenhagen
0
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
HJK Helsinki
Apoel Nicosia
2
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Grasshoppers
Lille
0
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Feyenoord Rotterdam
Besiktas
1
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Ludogorets Razgrad
Partizan Belgrade
0
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Standard Liege
Panathinaikos
0
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
AaB
Dinamo Zagreb
0
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
NK Maribor
Maccabi Tel-Aviv
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Legia Warsaw
Celtic
4
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Vitesse Arnhem
Chelsea
1
3
FT
Game Details
Chesterfield
Aston Villa
3
1
FT
Game Details
Hartlepool United
Middlesbrough
0
2
FT
Game Details
Walsall
Leicester City
2
3
FT
Game Details
York City
Nottingham Forest
1
2
FT
Game Details
Brentford
Espanyol
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Bury
Blackburn Rovers
1
1
FT
Game Details
Chester City
Tranmere Rovers
1
1
FT
Game Details
Peterborough United
Charlton Athletic
0
0
FT
Game Details
Plymouth Argyle
Yeovil Town
1
2
FT
Game Details
Port Vale
Bolton Wanderers
1
2
FT
Game Details
Sheffield Wednesday
Newcastle United
0
1
FT
Game Details
Southend United
Queens Park Rangers
0
0
FT
Game Details
St Neots Town
Luton XI
0
0
FT
Game Details
DC United
Toronto FC
3
0
FT
Game Details
New England
Colorado
3
0
FT
Game Details
Chicago
Vancouver Whitecaps
0
0
FT
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
New York Red Bulls
1
1
ESPN2 FT
Game Details
Bolívar
San Lorenzo
1
0
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 1 - 5
Game Details
At. San Luis
Santos
3
1
FT
Game Details
Mérida
Toluca
2
1
FT
Game Details
Morelia
Necaxa
1
1
FT
Game Details
Veracruz
Oaxaca
1
2
FT
Game Details
Atlas
Dorados de Sinaloa
4
2
FT
Game Details
Celaya
Puebla
0
1
FT
Game Details
UNAM
Atlante
1
1
FT
Game Details
Novo Hamburgo
ABC
2
0
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details
CR Vasco da Gama
AA Ponte Preta
2
1
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 4 - 1
Game Details
Bragantino
São Paulo
1
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Internacional
Ceará
1
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Liverpool
Manchester City
(1) 2
(3) 2
FT-Pens
Game Details
Los Caimanes
César Vallejo
1
0
FT
Game Details
UTC
Juan Aurich
3
1
FT
Game Details
Universitario de Deportes
Real Garcilaso
2
1
FT
Game Details
U. Católica
Mushuc Runa
0
1
FT
Game Details
Emelec
Deportivo Quito
2
0
FT
Game Details
Independiente del Valle
Club Deportivo Cuenca
3
0
FT
Game Details
Olmedo
El Nacional
1
1
FT
Game Details
Liga de Loja
LDU Quito
1
0
FT
Game Details
Manta F.C.
Barcelona
1
3
FT
Game Details
Antigua
Municipal
1
1
FT
Game Details
Washington Spirit
FC Kansas City
2
1
FT
Game Details
Houston Dash
Seattle Reign FC
1
4
FT
Game Details
Next
Legia WarsawLegia Warsaw
CelticCeltic
4
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Legia WarsawLegia Warsaw
CelticCeltic
4
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
St PatricksSt Patricks
Legia WarsawLegia Warsaw
0
5
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 1 - 6
Game Details
DebrecenDebrecen
CliftonvilleCliftonville
2
0
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 2 - 0
Game Details
T.N.S.T.N.S.
Slovan BratislavaSlovan Bratislava
0
2
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 0 - 3
Game Details
CelticCeltic
KR ReykjavikKR Reykjavik
4
0
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 5 - 0
Game Details
Richard Jolly profile picture Posted by Richard Jolly
Feb 20, 2014

Nasri: Bayern are better than Barca

ESPN FC's Gabriele Marcotti gives his take on Manuel Pellegrini's postgame rant about the ref from Manchester City's 2-0 loss against Barcelona

Samir Nasri believes Barcelona come up short in a comparison with Bayern Munich and declared that the reigning European champions are finest side Manchester City have encountered.

• Curtis: Lid comes off for Pellegrini
• Brewin: Demichelis disappoints for City
Mooney: City hopes dimmed at Etihad
• City players back penalty criticism

The France international came off the bench in City’s 2-0 defeat against Barca on Tuesday but he feels his side can still win the second leg on March 12 and progress to the last eight of the Champions League for the first time.

Bayern Munich also won at the Etihad Stadium, 3-1 in the group stage in October, and Nasri is convinced Pep Guardiola’s current team are superior to his former side.

He told national newspapers: “Are Barca the best team we have faced? No, I don’t think they are. Bayern are the best team we played. Against Bayern, for 60 minutes, we did not touch the ball. They are the best team, Barcelona are not.”

Samir Nasri and Andres Iniesta Man City vs Barcelona
Samir Nasri believes Bayern Munich were a tougher proposition than Barca.

City were holding Barcelona until referee Jonas Eriksson sent off Martin Demichelis and awarded a spot kick that Lionel Messi converted, whereas Bayern had dominated from the start at the Etihad Stadium.

Nasri added: “If it was not for the penalty, it was 0-0, but Bayern was not the same. We did not touch the ball and they scored goals without a mistake from anyone. They showed us how great they were.”

The former Arsenal midfielder is convinced City have the attacking ability to overturn the two-goal deficit at the Camp Nou.

He added: “Everything is possible -- [winning] 3-1? We can do it. When you play like this, you have to believe. We have quality.

“Barcelona do not like to be attacked. They like to have the ball, to be in control, they do not like to defend. They are not used to defending, so when you have got the ball you attack them, you make them run. They do not like that.”

Nasri takes heart from Valencia’s 3-2 victory at the Nou Camp in February and believes City need to be as fearless.

He said: “We can do what Valencia and beat them at home. I watch every game and I saw Valencia beat Barcelona in the Nou Camp. They played without fear.

“I saw Sofiane Feghouli on the right, he just went on and on and on, and he made the difference. Pablo Piatti, who is 1.64 metres [5ft 4in], scored with a header.

“They played without fear and that is what we need to do. We have to gamble, try to play and attack them. We will fight until the end.”

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.