CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Veteran Luigi Cagni has urged Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri to stop complaining and focus on managing his squad better. “He always finds excuses…”
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik reflects on last night’s Manchester City game - “they punished every mistake we made”.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho insists “there are still hopes to go through” in the Champions League, despite the loss to Manchester City.
Miralem Pjanic declares Juventus “have already beaten Barcelona at home, and we can do it again”.
Filippo Inzaghi says his “dream” is for both Milan and Lazio to reach the Europa League final.
Manchester City Coach Pep Guardiola said he was “in love” with Napoli, which might explain why he got on their team bus after the game.
Pep Guardiola assured Manchester City will try to beat Shakhtar Donetsk and described how he felt watching Napoli: “Wow, how good they play!”
Sergio Aguero revealed he will give his record-breaking Manchester City shirt to his son – the grandson of Napoli legend Diego Maradona.
Maurizio Sarri concedes Napoli “were struggling to re-organise” after Faouzi Ghoulam’s injury in the 4-2 defeat to Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola said “beating Napoli twice is an incredible achievement” for Manchester City. “They massacred us for 20 minutes.”
Marek Hamsik said the first half-hour against Manchester City was “the best I’ve seen at Napoli, but little incidents can decide a match.”
Lorenzo Insigne admits Napoli felt “regret” after their 4-2 defeat to Manchester City, as “we put the best team in Europe under the cosh.”
Lorenzo Insigne had opened the scoring, but Manchester City won 4-2 after Faouzi Ghoulam’s injury, so Napoli are on the verge of Champions League exit.
There are initial reports Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam has damaged the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expects Napoli to play even better at home this evening in the Champions League.
Dries Mertens thanked Napoli fans after being handed a special jersey for his 200th appearance. “I have always felt at home here.”
Napoli full-back Christian Maggio remembers the last time they beat Manchester City here and believes it can be another “magic night.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis said tonight’s Champions League showdown with Manchester City was “made to entertain the fans.”
Napoli rely on their first choice XI against Manchester City, including Jorginho, Dries Mertens and Marek Hamsik, while Sergio Aguero starts.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League showdown between Napoli and Manchester City.
Barcelona pair André Gomes and Sergi Roberto will miss the trip to Juventus in the Champions League later this month.
Three Manchester City fans have been injured in Naples, as has a pizzeria owner who defended them.
Alex Sandro has urged Juventus to improve quickly after their 1-1 draw with Sporting CP in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Sporting CP boss Jorge Jesus claims Juventus paid €90m for Gonzalo Higuain “for nights like these” after his equaliser on Tuesday.
The British media focused on the Halloween night horror suffered by Antonio Conte’s Chelsea at the hands of Roma.
Pep Guardiola poured more praise on Napoli and warned they will make Manchester City “suffer like we’ve never suffered before.”
Thibaut Courtois could not explain the confusion in the Chelsea defence after their 3-0 Champions League defeat to Roma.
Roma thrashed Chelsea 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico to move above the Premier League champions into top spot in Group C.
Juan Cuadrado acknowledges Juventus “got almost everything wrong” against Sporting, but still got a precious 1-1 draw.
Daniele De Rossi said Roma will relish their 3-0 victory over Chelsea for a long time and credited Coach Eusebio Di Francesco with the new attitude.