CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Juventus took a long time to break down Olympiakos, but Gonzalo Higuain came off the bench to score one and help create another for Mario Mandzukic.
Roma have injury concerns after the win over Qarabag for Gregoire Defrel, Diego Perotti and… Coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
Edin Dzeko insists “it was more important to win the game than play good football” as Roma beat Qarabag 2-1.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Champions League games, as Roma visit Qarabag and Juventus host Olympiakos.
Olympiakos director Christian Karembeu explained the decision to sack Coach Besnik Hasi before a Champions League clash with Juventus.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta defended the decision to drop Gonzalo Higuain again and noted “the result is the important thing.”
Eusebio Di Francesco concedes Roma “made life difficult for ourselves,” but focused on the positive after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Qarabag.
Radja Nainggolan admits Roma “thought it’d be easy and underestimated” Qarabag, but holds on tight to the three Champions League points.
Edin Dzeko and Kostas Manolas gave Roma an early lead in Azerbaijan, but Qarabag were inches from a late equaliser in the 2-1 result.
Juventus drop Gonzalo Higuain again with Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic against Olympiakos, but Miralem Pjanic out in the warm-up.
Roma director Monchi wants to see the “right mentality” against Qarabag, is impressed by Lorenzo Pellegrini and hopes for a draw in Madrid.
Federico Fazio warns Qarabag “are inferior on paper, but no game is easy and three points are important” for Roma.
Roma make changes as they seek their first Champions League victory against Qarabag, starting Lorenzo Pellegrini, Gregoire Defrel and Maxime Gonalons.
Roma have announced a loss of €42m for the 2016-17 budget, an increase from €14m last year.
Pepe Reina’s agent praises “a really great performance” from the Napoli goalkeeper in the win over Feyenoord.
Marek Hamsik has dedicated Napoli’s 3-1 win against Feyenoord in the Champions League on Wednesday to Arkadiusz Milik after his injury heartbreak.
Gianluca Vialli insists Juventus are missing “nothing” to win the Champions League, while Paris Saint-Germain are lacking “harmony”.
Jose Callejon said he will play as a centre-forward or even a full-back if Napoli need cover for injured Arkadiusz Milik.
Sofyan Amrabat was sad his consolation goal came “too late to open the game” as Feyenoord fell 3-1 to Napoli.
Marek Hamsik said Napoli “want to go forward in the Champions League,” but won’t make promises to the fans.
Maurizio Sarri was “much more annoyed at the goal we conceded 10 seconds from the end” than happy as Napoli beat Feyenoord 3-1.
Napoli beat Feyenoord 3-1 at the San Paolo to get their Champions League campaign back on track.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst admits Feyenoord “made too many individual errors” in their 3-1 defeat to Napoli amid an injury crisis.
Dries Mertens dedicated the 3-1 win over Feyenoord to injured teammate Arkadiusz Milik. “The three points can be crucial.”
Napoli swept Feyenoord aside 3-1 to get off the Champions League mark with Lorenzo Insigne, Dries Mertens and Jose Callejon, but Pepe Reina saved a penalty.
Join us for all the build-up and action to tonight’s Champions League crunch match as Napoli host struggling Feyenoord.
Roma are expected to rest Kostas Manolas, Daniele De Rossi and Radja Nainggolan for the Champions League with Qarabag tomorrow.
Andrea Barzagli believes Juventus have “learned from our mistakes” in the Champions League ahead of a meeting with Olympiakos.
Amadou Diawara admits Napoli “must win at all costs” against Feyenoord, but aren’t favouring Serie A rather than the Champions League.
Max Allegri insists Gonzalo Higuain “is not a problem” for Juventus, but revealed some of his picks against Olympiakos in the Champions League.