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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.
Just days after Jesse Marsch's departure as head coach, RB Leipzig beat Manchester City to secure a Europa League spot. The win was a reminder of what might have been for the Bundesliga club in Europe this season.
Bayern Munich secured their path to the last 16 of the Champions League in snowy Kyiv. The game's highlight was a sensational overhead kick by Robert Lewandowski, a player whose artistry can get lost among the numbers.
Thanks in part to Nicole Billa's goals, Hoffenheim are taking on Europe's top clubs in the Women's Champions League this season. But not even the Austrian striker could prevent heavy defeats to Arsenal and Barcelona.