Monday, May 14, 2012

Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea: Date, Start Time, Live Stream, Preview and More

Bayern Munich will try to prevent Chelsea from finally wining the European crown when they host the Blues in the 2012 UEFA Champions League on their home pitch at the Allianz Arena in Munich.
Chelsea Live Stream
Chelsea's improbable comeback in the second leg of the semifinal at the Nou Camp against defending champion Barcelona with 10 men gave the team a ton of confidence and the belief that they can overcome any odds.

However, defeating a world-class squad like Munich will be tough for Chelsea since several important players are suspended for the final because of yellow or red cards.
Bayern Live Stream
Branislav Ivanovic, Raul Meireles, John Terry and Ramires will all miss the final for Chelsea, which is a problem that could be intensified if centre-backs Gary Cahill and David Luiz cannot get fit in time for the match.

Ramires is the biggest loss for the Blues because of his ability to defend, score on the attack and give the club pace in the middle of
the pitch. Terry is a big loss as well because of his strong defense and leadership as captain.

Holger Badstuber, David Alaba and Luiz Gustavo will miss the final for Munich, and while these are three quality players, there's no reason why Bayern can't overcome their absences.

Will Chelsea finally achieve their goal of winning the Champions League, or will Munich win their fifth European crown?
Bayern Munich vs Chelsea Live Stream
Let's look at everything you need to know for the 2012 Champions League Final.

Where: Allianz Arena; Munich, Germany

Watch: Fox Sports, Sky Sports HD1

Live Stream: UEFA Match Centre

When: Saturday, May 19 at 2:45 p.m. ET

Most Important Player to Watch: Didier Drogba

Friday, May 4, 2012

American Idol's Skylar Laine: "I'm Just Relieved Right Now. No More Stress."

Appearing calm and collected in front of reporters just an hour after she was eliminated, American Idol's Skylar Laine was eager to head home. "I wanna go mud ridin', that's the first thing I'm gonna do!" she said with a smile. "I'm just relieved right now. No more stress."
The fifth-place finish didn't come as a surprise to the country crooner, who used her final moments on the show to comfort her friend and competitor Hollie Cavanagh as they stood on stage in the Bottom Two. "She was in the same place twice before and she thought it was her time to go home, and I just looked at her and said, 'I think you're going to be surprised,'" Laine said.
Laine appeared to be gaining momentum in the competition, with the judges praising her Wednesday night performances. "I went out on a good note," she said. "I don't have any regrets from this whole experience. I've shown what kind of artist I want to be and what kind of album I want to make in the future, if I get the chance."
It was fitting that Skylar's departure came on the night former Idol winner Carrie Underwood returned to perform, and the country superstar is already voicing her support. "I heard Carrie said to someone that the country community's already welcomed me with open arms, and that means a lot to me," said Laine. "Meeting her was amazing, and I'm just ready to go into country music, y'all!"