The U.S. men’s national soccer team’s March 5 exhibition match scheduled for the Ukraine has been moved to Cyprus amid political unrest and violent protests in the country’s capital of Kiev.
Scottish champion Rangers and former semifinalist Dynamo Kiev were eliminated from soccer’s Champions League in the third qualifying round.
The Portuguese trio of Porto, Braga and Benfica advanced to the Europa League soccer semifinals, where they’ll be joined by Spanish club Villarreal.
Celtic defeated Helsingborgs 2-0 to reach the Champions League group stage, where it joins 11 other former winners of European soccer’s elite club competition.
Bayern Munich handed Barcelona its worst European soccer defeat in 16 years to move to the brink of its third Champions League final appearance in four seasons.
Porto, Villarreal and Benfica all won easily at home to open their Europa League quarterfinals, while Braga tied 1-1 at 10-man Dynamo Kiev.
Manchester City lost 2-0 to Dynamo Kiev in the opening game of their Europa League round of 16 tie, while English Premier League rival Liverpool was handed a 1-0 defeat at Braga.
Porto, Villarreal and Benfica all won easily at home to open their Europa League soccer quarterfinals, while Braga tied 1-1 with Dynamo Kiev.
Young Boys held on for a 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur to spoil the London club’s Champions League debut as both teams seek a spot in the group stages for the first time.
Tottenham will face Swiss club Young Boys in the playoff round for European soccer’s Champions League, while four-time winner Ajax meets Dynamo Kiev.