Questioning the absence of Vice-Premier League Champions League Quarterfinals
Jakarta – No English clubs reached the quarterfinals of the Champions League. Prior to this it also occurs in the 2012-13 season. There are similarities in the two seasons, namely Manchester City are both status as Premier League champions.
One by one English club in the Champions League loss this season. Liverpoool be the first after not qualify for the group phase.
City, Arsenal, and Chelsea which penetrate the round of 16, then, following the entry box. Chelsea ruled out Paris Saint-Germain last week, Arsenal aside Monaco yesterday, and this morning were forced to turn City of Barcelona pack.
For the first time, record Infostrada Live, there are three English clubs were equally marginalized in the same phase of the Champions League.
Another interesting fact is raised Opta, which mentions that after 1997 there is at least one English team in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, with the exception of this season and 2012-13. There are similarities between the two seasons that the City is the defending champion of the Premier League.
The absence of the British representative in the quarter-finals are also made there are only a total of three representatives of the Premier League in the last four seasons Champions League (Chelsea and Manchester United last season, nil in 2012-13, and Chelsea in 2011-12). Whereas before the season, 2010-11, there were three English clubs who managed to penetrate the last eight (Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur).