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Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has described tonight’s Champions League tie against Sporting Braga as the biggest of his career.
Francesco Guidolin is far from satisfied with Udinese’s play-off draw in Braga. “We won’t get into the Champions League playing like that.”
Giampiero Pinzi concedes the draw was “the right result” and a positive start in Udinese’s Champions League play-off with Braga.
Udinese have taken a 1-1 draw away from Braga after Dusan Basta’s header was wiped out by an Ismaily blockbuster in the Champions League play-off.
Udinese rely on Antonio Di Natale and Diego Fabbrini as they face Sporting Braga in the Champions League play-off.
Udinese take on Sporting Braga in the Champions League play-off tonight and patron Giampaolo Pozzo has “great faith” in Francesco Guidolin.
Antonio Di Natale prepares for tomorrow’s Champions League play-off by remembering he and Francesco Guidolin “wanted to quit” Udinese.
Udinese are determined to “take the Champions League dream we only brushed last year,” said Francesco Guidolin ahead of tomorrow’s playoff with Sporting Braga.
Udinese President Giampaolo Pozzo has reaffirmed his faith in the team ahead of the crucial Champions League clash against Braga.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon insists that his club will start their Champions League campaign with the intention of winning it.
Udinese Coach Francesco Guidolin is wary of the threat Braga pose in next week's Champions League qualifier.
Francesco Guidolin vented his fury at the scheduling of Udinese’s Champions League play-off against Sporting Braga. “It’s absurd!”
Udinese will face Braga for a place in the 2012-13 Champions League competition proper, after the Play-off draw was held today.
Udinese are preparing for tomorrow’s Champions League play-off draw, as they will face Spartak Moscow, Sporting Braga, Dynamo Kiev, Panathinaikos or Copenhagen.
Marcello Lippi sees Juventus as in a strong position next season both in Serie A and Europe and even if Antonio Conte is suspended.
Maurizio Zamparini has high hopes for Palermo’s long-term future, revealing a specific ambition to reach the Champions League by 2016.
Claudio Marchisio has failed to rule out Juventus as serious contenders for the 2012-13 Champions League.
Freshly-reinforced Paris Saint-Germain will now be in a position to challenge for the Champions League, says Javier Pastore.
Milan, Inter and Napoli will all be receiving cheques of over €25m from UEFA for last season’s participation in the Champions League.
David Luiz spoke to Italian television after Chelsea's Champions League victory - and clearly a LOT of champagne!
Roberto Di Matteo reveals he “burst into tears” at Chelsea’s Champions League victory, but his future is still up in the air.
The Champions League Final was decided in a dramatic penalty shoot-out by Didier Drogba, as Roberto Di Matteo's Chelsea shocked Bayern Munich on their home turf.
Milan will be seeded in the Champions League group phase draw for next season along with the likes of Barcelona, Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Claudio Marchisio understands that the Juventus squad will have to evolve over the summer if they want to challenge for the Champions League.
There are 90 minutes left of the season and four teams can still finish third and qualify for the Champions League.
Christian Maggio insists that Napoli still have a chance of qualifying for next season’s Champions League. “We believe.”
Juventus are back in the Champions League, but their return to the competition next season is likely to be tough.
Francesco Guidolin has appealed to Udinese to remain calm and recognise that Champions League qualification is yet to be guaranteed.
Senad Lulic concedes Lazio are likely to miss out on Champions League qualification this term, but insists Europa League football would still be a strong alternative.
Michel Platini has praised former club Juventus for winning the title – but warned that Champions League glory may still be some years away.
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