CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Miralem Pjanic discussed his thigh injury, the Juventus win over Olympiakos and how Gonzalo Higuain “shook off his frustration.”
Inter President Erick Thohir doesn’t see a repeat of Roberto Mancini’s second spell - “our goal is the Champions League”.
Serie A has surpassed the Bundesliga in the UEFA rankings, with all three Italian sides winning in the Champions League.
Gonzalo Higuain “not disturbed by criticism or insults” and the Juventus hug was “one of the most wonderful moments of my career.”
Olympiakos Coach Takis Lemonis explained their game plan against Juventus and was pleased to “cause Juve problems.”
Andrea Barzagli insists Juventus “were not remotely worried” that Gonzalo Higuain would break his drought after a 2-0 win over Olympiakos.
Max Allegri explained his decision to drop Gonzalo Higuain against Olympiakos and why Stefano Sturaro can become a fine right-back.
Gigi Buffon said Gonzalo Higuain “deserves credit, as only he could give a response on the field” after Juventus beat Olympiakos 2-0.
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.