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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.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte broke his silence after the crushing victory over Chelsea, sends a message to Roberto Di Matteo and warned “the best is yet to come.”
Milan will be looking for qualification when they take on Anderlecht in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Juventus assistant boss Angelo Alessio has thanked the crowd for inspiring them to victory over Chelsea on Tuesday.
Kwadwo Asamoah has credited Juventus boss Antonio Conte for masterminding the 3-0 destruction of Chelsea.
Giorgio Chiellini admits he has regrets that Juventus have still not qualified for the Champions League last 16 despite the emphatic win over Chelsea.
Roberto Di Matteo insists Chelsea “still have hope of qualifying” for the Champions League knockouts after their defeat to Juventus.
Petr Cech concedes Juventus “deserved to win” against Chelsea and qualification is now in the Italians’ hands.
Fabio Quagliarella admits it was “almost impossible” that he scored against Chelsea with the same trick that had gone so close with Lazio.
Leonardo Bonucci explained the approach against Chelsea. “If we sit back and wait, then we’re not Juventus.”
Assistant manager Angelo Alessio hinted that Roberto Di Matteo’s tactical choices actually helped Juventus to beat Chelsea.
Gianluigi Buffon believes the dominant win over Chelsea was “a sign for Juventus and for Italy” that silenced the doubters.
Juventus dominated Chelsea in Turin with Fabio Quagliarella, Arturo Vidal and Sebastian Giovinco in a 3-0 Champions League triumph.
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