Atlético Madrid celebrate their Europa League win. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Marseille 0 Atlético Madrid 3 Another success for Diego Simeone and Atlético Madrid, and another success for Spain in the Europa League. Eight of the(...)

Benfica’s Kostas Mitroglou celebrates scoring their first goal in the Champions League round of 16 first leg against  Borussia Dortmund at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon. Photograph: Pedro Nunes/Reuters/Livepic

Benfica 1 Borussia Dortmund 0 Benfica beat a misfiring Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in Lisbon on Tue(...)

Darmstadt’s Peter Niemeyer (left) in action against Dortmund’s Marco Reus during  sides Bundesliga clash at the weekend. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

Borussia Dortmund have shown two faces this season, with their lacklustre domestic form in stark contrast to their scintillating European run, which t(...)

Bayern Munich’s Thomas Mueller celebrates after scoring against Benfica in their Champions League clash. Photo: EPA

Benfica 2 (2) Bayern Munich 2 (3) Arturo Vidal’s thunderbolt and Thomas Muller’s tap-in comfortably put Bayern Munich through to the Champions Leag(...)

Colombia’s Teofilo Gutierrez (left) celebrates with teammates Pablo Armero and Victor Ibarbo (right) after scoring the second  against Greece at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger / Reuters

Colombia 3 Greece 0 Being hard to beat is all well and good in the qualifiers but come tournament time the currency is goals and against Colombia in B(...)

Greece’s Kostas Mitroglou (r), Kostas Manolas (c) and Georgios Samaras (l) training  in Athens last month.  Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis / Reuters

Manager: Fernando Santos   Best finish: Group stages (1994, 2010)    World Cup record: P 9, W 2, D 1, L 6  (...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo shares a joke with teammates Fabio Coentrao and Pepe before their friendly against GreecePhoto: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Portugal, missing forward Cristiano Ronaldo because of a muscular pain in his left thigh, were held to a goalless draw by Greece in a pedestrian World(...)

Leon Osman is an injury concern for Everton.

Saturday, April 12th Crystal Palace (14) v Aston Villa (13) Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from. Dwigh(...)

Chelsea’s Andre Schurrle:  scored his first hat-trick for a club side at Craven Cottege on Saturday to floor opponents Fulham. Photograph: John Walton/PA

It appears Jose Mourinho may have been economical with the truth. All that talk of giving his players the sil(...)

Greece’s Kostas Mitroglou (centre), Dimitris Siovas (left) and Alexandros Tziolis celebrate a goal against Romania  at Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus, near Athens. Photograph: Reuters

GREECE 3 (Mitroglou 14, 66; Salpingidis 21) ROMANIA 1 (Stancu 18)Kostas Mitroglou scored twice in a hectic first half as Greece beat Romania 3-1 in th(...)