CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Giampaolo Pazzini partners Bojan Krkic and Kevin-Prince Boateng as Milan welcome Zenit in their final Champions League Group C game.
Shakhtar Donetsk are already qualified, but Henrikh Mkhitaryan is confident they can do even better than their draw when Juventus come to town.
Angelo Alessio prepares for his final game as stand-in Coach for Antonio Conte and hits back at Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu’s accusation Juventus are “predictable.”
Captain Gigi Buffon believes Juventus “have returned to being competitive on a European level,” although tomorrow’s game with Shakhtar has hidden dangers.
Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo does not believe a draw will cut it for the Old Lady tomorrow at Shakhtar Donetsk – and says that the club has no intention of playing for a point.
Look ahead to tonight’s Champions League action between Italian giants Milan and Luciano Spalletti’s Zenit St Petersburg.
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu has refused to comment on whether they will play for a mutually beneficial against Juventus tomorrow.
Zenit St Petersburg boss Luciano Spalletti has ruled himself out of the running to become the next Coach of Milan.
Milan have named their 20-man squad for the Champions League match with Zenit St Petersburg tomorrow.
Milan defender Mario Yepes has claimed that the team will 'honour the shirt' as they face Zenit St Petersburg in a Champions League dead-rubber.
Boss Massimiliano Allegri has warned his Milan side that defeat is not an option in their irrelevant tie against Zenit St Petersburg.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte has named a 21-man squad for this week’s crucial Champions League game at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez doesn’t think that Shakhtar Donetsk will be content with a draw against Juventus on Wednesday night.
Stephan El Shaarawy insists Milan “believe we can qualify for the Champions League” after their victory over leaders Juventus.
UEFA President Michel Platini has revealed that the Europa League could be scrapped in favour of an even bigger Champions League.
Luiz Adriano is suspended for the Shakhtar Donetsk Champions League game with Juventus after he “violated the principles of conduct.”
Federation President Giancarlo Abete confirms a plan to “return Serie A to 18 teams as soon as possible” and send Europa League semi-finalists into the Champions League.
Juventus’ 3-0 win over Chelsea in midweek was the best performance since Antonio Conte took charge, says Giorgio Chiellini.
Milan have released a statement assuring Alexandre Pato only picked up a knock against Anderlecht and “tests did not show muscular lesions.”
Juventus striker Sebastian Giovinco has admitted that their 3-0 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday was a 'beautiful' moment.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta has underlined that Champions League progress could subsequently aid the club in the transfer market.
Alexandre Pato has thrown a spanner in the works by suggesting he could leave Milan in January. “I want to play and we’ll see what to do with my agent.”
Philippe Mexes admits his wonder-strike was “a bit lucky, as I just gave it a go” when scoring with an overhead kick from outside the area.
Milan general manager Adriano Galliani reveals why he’ll always support Max Allegri and hopes Philippe Mexes’ overhead kick can go viral.
Massimiliano Allegri notes Milan “have achieved our first target of the season,” but admits he couldn’t believe Philippe Mexes had scored that goal.
Stephan El Shaarawy praised Anderlecht for their performance even with 10 men, but Milan “suffered” to earn qualification.
Milan are through to the Champions League knock-outs after a 3-1 win away to Anderlecht, which saw Philippe Mexes score a Zlatan Ibrahimovic-style overhead kick!
Andrea Pirlo says “beating the reigning European Champions” Chelsea gives Juventus even more confidence ahead of Milan.
Adriano Galliani warns tonight’s game with Anderlecht is “match point for the Champions League. Our destiny is in our hands.”
Bojan Krkic, Stephan El Shaarawy and Kevin-Prince Boateng lead Milan’s 4-3-3 line-up in Anderlecht this evening.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE