CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Davide Zappacosta admits he intended his wonder strike during Chelsea’s 6-0 thrashing of Qarabag on Tuesday to be a cross.
Mattia De Sciglio reportedly sprained his ankle during Juventus’ 3-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Former Sampdoria and Torino man Graeme Souness claims ex-Juventus star Paul Pogba “a bit of a YouTuber”, who should look to Marouane Fellaini.
Goalkeeper Alisson believes Roma “must learn how to read games better” after their stalemate with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta believes Andres Iniesta will remain a Barcelona player next season.
Jordi Alba hailed Barcelona after their “prestigious victory” over Juventus on Tuesday but insisted the Bianconeri remain “a great team.”
Roma President James Pallotta admitted “I’m not happy” after the Giallorossi’s goalless draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
Thomas Partey says Atletico Madrid “tried everything possible” to beat Roma on Tuesday but admits “it’s not an easy place to play.”
Andres Iniesta believes Barcelona playing as “a team” contributed to them “controlling” Juventus in their 3-0 win on Tuesday.
Rodrigo Bentancur said Leo Messi is “from another planet” after Juventus lost 3-0 to Barcelona with the Argentine’s brace.
Gonzalo Higuain risks a Champions League ban after he was spotted making a lewd gesture at Barcelona fans during the Juventus defeat.
A man of the match performance from Alisson, as Football Italia rates Roma’s showing against Atletico Madrid.
Ernesto Valverde celebrated Barcelona’s 3-0 victory over Juventus as a new Champions League beginning. “We beat the finalists of last season.”
It was a disappointing night for Juventus, especially in defence, as Football Italia rate the performance in Barcelona.
Radja Nainggolan urged Roma fans to have “patience, as we are not robots” following a 0-0 Champions League draw with Atletico Madrid.
Ivan Rakitic said “if we play like we did tonight, it’ll be very difficult to beat Barcelona” after a 3-0 thrashing of Juventus.
Edin Dzeko criticised Roma’s tactics and fitness levels after a 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid, as he felt more isolated in attack.
Eusebio Di Francesco concedes Roma were “struggling” in the 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid and their fitness levels are a problem.
Max Allegri felt Juventus were “too hasty” and Gonzalo Higuain “let his head drop” in a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona, but “we had chances.”
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone praised Roma goalkeeper Alisson and noted they “deserved their point, as we were missing the goal.”
Miralem Pjanic admits Juventus “could’ve done better” and has particular regrets over the first goal in a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona.
Roma clung on in the second half and relied on Alisson’s saves – and the woodwork – to hold Atletico Madrid 0-0.
Lionel Messi ended his Gigi Buffon taboo by putting two past the Juventus goalkeeper, as Barcelona got revenge 3-0 at Camp Nou.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League clashes Barcelona-Juventus and Atletico Madrid-Roma.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta trusts Max Allegri made the right decisions against Barcelona and denies a bid for Paulo Dybala.
Roma director Monchi insists “Italian and Spanish football are now very similar” as they host Atletico Madrid.
Alessandro Del Piero maintains you cannot call Barcelona v Juventus “David and Goliath,” because they are both Champions League favourites.
Kostas Manolas confirms Roma have “studied Atletico Madrid carefully and they tend to concede goals on set plays.”
Juventus pull a few surprises against Leo Messi’s Barcelona, starting Rodrigo Bentancur, Blaise Matuidi and Douglas Costa, but all eyes are on Paulo Dybala.
Roma look to Edin Dzeko, Radja Nainggolan and Daniele De Rossi as they host Champions League contenders Atletico Madrid.