CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Milan fumbled a 2-0 lead, but thanked an own goal, Stephan El Shaarawy’s splendid solo effort and Christian Abbiati’s heroics for a 3-2 win over Zenit in Russia.
Bojan Krkic has surprisingly been named in the Milan starting XI that will face Zenit St Petersburg in the Champions League.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli says he’s satisfied with the attendance at last night’s Champions League tie. “No more than 10,000 would have shown up at the Delle Alpi…”
Gianluca Vialli was left impressed by Shakhtar Donetsk’s performance at Juventus in the Champions League last night.
Stephan Lichtsteiner says that Juventus can’t afford to make any mistakes in the their next two Champions League games against Nordsjaelland.
Italian 1982 World Cup winner Paolo Rossi was left hugely disappointed by Juventus’ performance in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Claudio Marchisio is looking on the bright side of Juventus’ 1-1 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk. “It was certainly a point won!”
The Champions League didn’t see the real Juventus in last night’s 1-1 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk, says Giorgio Chiellini.
Massimo Carrera confessed Juventus were “a little timid” in their Champions League draw with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Mircea Lucescu felt Shakhtar Donetsk “were superior” to Juventus and are right in the running for the knockout phase.
Leonardo Bonucci warns “nobody gives you an inch” in the Champions League after their draw with Shakhtar Donetsk.
It’s one of the Champions League’s biggest shocks, but BATE Borisov crushed Bayern Munich in Minsk, while Celtic conquered Moscow and Chelsea netted four.
Shakhtar Donetsk gave Juventus a real test in their first home Champions League tie, as they were perhaps fortunate to get a 1-1 draw.
Beppe Marotta expressed his disappointment at empty seats for the Champions League debut at the Juventus Stadium.
Juventus welcome Shakhtar Donetsk in their first Champions League home game with Mirko Vucinic and Alessandro Matri up front.
Riccardo Montolivo says the scepticism around Milan reminds him of the doubters who questioned Italy ahead of Euro 2012.
Zenit boss Luciano Spalletti has admitted that his side can’t afford to lose to Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The 2012 Golden Ball should be awarded to Andrea Pirlo of Juventus, says Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu.
Juventus stopper Giorgio Chiellini has described Tuesday’s match with Shakhtar Donetsk as the most crucial of the group stage.
Juventus match-day boss Massimo Carrera is failing to underestimate Champions League opponents Shakhtar Donetsk.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri has named a 22-man squad for this week’s Champions League trip to Zenit St Petersburg.
Juventus will reportedly field the same starting XI who took on Chelsea when they face Shakhtar Donetsk.
David Trezeguet is confident that former club Juventus can mount a serious Champions League challenge this season.
Andrea Pirlo is confident that Juventus can make an impact on their return to the Champions League.
Juventus are working to become one of Europe’s most feared sides, says centre-back Leonardo Bonucci.
Juventus haven’t won a game in Europe since August 2010, but they are still unbeaten when playing their first Champions League game of the season.
The Champions League is the right competition for Italian giants Juventus, Stephan Lichtsteiner has insisted.
Fabio Quagliarella explained what he was thinking when he nutmegged Petr Cech to earn a 2-2 draw for Juventus.
Gianluigi Buffon complimented Oscar on his goal and noted Juventus have already won by “proving we’re competitive and a side to be respected.”
Arturo Vidal reassures Juventus fans his ankle injury is not serious after scoring a goal in a 2-2 draw with Chelsea.