CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini doesn’t believe Champions League opponents Juventus are in ‘crisis’.
Roma have named their squad for the Champions League, with several new signings included.
Juventus have not included Kwadwo Asamoah or Simone Padoin in their squad for the Champions League.
Stefano Pioli acknowledges Lazio got “quite a beating” in the Champions League, but demands a response against Chievo.
Fernando Llorente is overjoyed to be facing Juventus in the Champions League after his move to Sevilla.
Francesco Totti assures Roma will approach the Champions League with ‘maximum concentration’.
Roma’s will face Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico in the first match of Champions League group E.
Juventus’ first Champions League match of the season will be a trip to face Manchester City.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia discusses the Champions League draw - ‘it seems like an open group behind Barcelona’.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta insists the club are ‘optimistic’ for the Champions League.
Juventus and Roma were both handed tough draws in the Champions League, with the Bianconeri facing Manchester City.
Roma and Juventus will find out their Champions League opponents when the draw is made this evening.
Stefano Mauri believes Lazio were ‘too passive’ in defeat to Bayer Leverkusen in last night’s Champions League play-off.
Roger Schmidt said Bayer Leverkusen’s European experience was pivotal against Lazio in the Champions League play-off.
Felipe Anderson confessed Lazio “didn’t play well and lacked experience” with Bayer Leverkusen.
Marco Parolo said Lazio “lacked the determination of the first leg” against Bayer Leverkusen, but will learn from it.
Stefano Pioli confessed “Bayer Leverkusen were better,” as Lazio “aren’t ready for the Champions League yet.”
Juventus are top seeds in the Champions League draw, while Roma are in the third pot.
Antonio Candreva said Lazio “made life difficult for ourselves” in the Champions League play-off with Bayer Leverkusen.
Defensive errors proved costly, as 10-man Lazio lost 3-0 at Bayer Leverkusen to crash out of the Champions League play-off.
Bayer Leverkusen director Rudi Voller admits “it will be a difficult game, as Lazio are as tough as Roma and Juventus.”
Lazio director Igli Tare said they “want to win at all costs” in the Champions League with Bayer Leverkusen.
Lazio rely on youth in their Champions League play-off with Bayer Leverkusen, starting Keita Balde Diao and Felipe Anderson.
Lazio go head-to-head with Bayer Leverkusen for a place in the Champions League amid an injury crisis.
Miroslav Klose warns his Lazio teammates ‘nothing is decided’ ahead of the second leg against Bayer Leverkusen.
Ogenyi Onazi admits Lazio are expecting a ‘tough match’ against Bayer Leverkusen in the second leg of their Champions League play-off tonight.
Good news for Roma, who are bumped up to third seeds in the Champions League draw after Basel’s elimination.
Bayer Leverkusen striker Stefan Kiessling admits it “won’t be easy against a centre-back like Mauricio” for Lazio.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli said they’ll make up for the lack of experience against Bayer Leverkusen with “youth and vitality.”
Antonio Candreva said Lazio are determined to reach the Champions League against Bayer Leverkusen and ignored captain controversy.
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