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  • Semifinals Fan Preview: Barcelona

    Breaking The Lines co-creator Zach Lowy chats to Barcelona fan Emma Gabriel-Garcia on the Blaugrana side’s chances for the Champions League. ZL: What have you made of Barcelona’s form this season? EG: It’s been fairly good apart from the “week of madness” which was basically 2 draws and a defeat to Leganes. Some of the performances…

  • Semifinals Fan Preview: Liverpool

    Breaking The Lines co-creator Zach Lowy chats to Football Whispers’ Sam McGuire on Liverpool’s Champions League chances. ZL: Do you have any concerns going into today’s match? SM: Lionel Messi is always a concern and teams have to be wary of Luis Suarez, Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembélé. But I’m not as concerned as I thought I…

  • Semifinals Fan Preview: Tottenham

    Breaking The Lines co-creator Zach Lowy chats to ex-Yahoo Sports writer Andrew Gaffney on Spurs’ chances. ZL: Spurs have had 3 defeats in their past 4 games. Have they gone asleep at the wheel? AG: It’s not a question of falling asleep but rather ‘resting our eyes’ as focus switches to the Champions League. It was a…

  • Quarterfinals Fan Preview: FC Porto

    Porto’s starting XI for tonight will come to an accumulative £47.7 million which is roughly 90% of the Naby Keita transfer deal from Leipzig to Liverpool. This sums up the task at hand that FC Porto will face tonight. As soon as the draw was made Porto were already written off as an easy tie…

  • Quarterfinals Fan Preview: Manchester City

    Manchester City prepare for a blockbuster all-English tie with Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side, and will be hoping to better their efforts of previous seasons in Europe as Guardiola’s men look to do the unprecedented quadruple. The word ‘quadruple’ is usually used in passing until a team inevitably falls in one competition due to Christmas or…

  • Quarterfinals Fan Preview: Barcelona

    With Barcelona chasing their third treble in the past 10 years, Breaking The Lines co-creator Zach Lowy chats to Barcelona fan Emma Gabriel-Garcia on Barcelona’s Champions League chances. ZL: What have you made of Barcelona under Ernesto Valverde for the second season? EG: Good, great in fact. I think he’s learnt from the things he had trouble…

  • Quarterfinals Fan Preview: Manchester United

    The minutes felt like hours as referee Damir Skomina consulted VAR on the sidelines of the Parc des Princes. Time seemed to suspend itself as nearly 50,000 fans fell silent in the stadium. Players stood powerless on the field, at the mercy of a group of consulting referees in the VAR box. As Skomina returned…

  • Quarterfinals Fan Preview: Liverpool

    After a quick touch off the top of his right foot, Sadio Mané turned his body to shield the ball from Manuel Neuer at the top of the box. After another touch and another turn into open space, the Senegalese winger chipped the ball over a defender and into the back of the net to…

  • Quarterfinals Fan Preview: Juventus

    With Juventus gearing up for their quarterfinals tie, Breaking The Lines co-founder Zach Lowy talked to Rav, the owner of juvefc.com (@juvefcdotcom) about his expectations going into the tie. ZL: Do you have any major concerns going into the tie with Ajax? Rav: No major concerns per se, as we’re shown that we can be a…

  • Round of 16 Fan Preview: Bayern Munich

    As Bayern Munich get set to take on Liverpool, Zach Lowy, co-creator of Breaking The Lines, speaks to Bundesliga expert and Goal.com writer Ronan Murphy about the Bavarian club’s chances. ZL: What have you made of Bayern’s form since the start of the Ruckrunde? RM: Given the way they were playing just before the winter break,…