What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Benatia: 'Message to my critics'
Ex-Roma defender Mehdi Benatia said he had “sent a message to the German media” with his Bayern Munich performance.
De Sanctis: 'Roma stronger than this'
Morgan De Sanctis apologised to fans, but assured Roma “are stronger than we seemed” in a 7-1 defeat to Bayern Munich.
Muller: 'Roma did not change'
Thomas Muller said Roma “played exactly the way we expected them to” and Bayern Munich ran riot.
Sabatini: 'Roma re-evaluated'
Director of sport Walter Sabatini admits Roma must “re-evaluate our international level” after a 7-1 defeat to Bayern Munich.
Pjanic: 'Inexplicable defeat'
Miralem Pjanic was dumbstruck after Roma’s 7-1 defeat to Bayern Munich. “It is difficult to say anything constructive.”
Garcia: 'All my fault'
Rudi Garcia said it was “my fault entirely” that Roma were demolished 7-1 by Bayern Munich. “It was the wrong strategy.”
Guardiola: 'Gap not that big'
Pep Guardiola insisted 7-1 “is not such a huge gap between” Bayern Munich and Roma. “We have to improve.”
De Rossi: 'We'll repay Roma fans'
Daniele De Rossi said Roma “will pay the fans back for their support” after a 7-1 defeat to Bayern Munich.
CL: Bayern crush Roma 7-1
Roma were humiliated 7-1 on home turf by Bayern Munich, but remain second in their Champions League group.
Empoli in mourning
Serie A side Empoli are in mourning after the death of counsellor Giacomo Corsi, the brother of President Fabrizio Corsi.
Parma lose Jorquera to injury
Parma will be without Cristobal Jorquera for several weeks after he suffered a thigh strain.
Platini on Totti, Pogba and Tavecchio
UEFA President Michel Platini praised Francesco Totti and Paul Pogba, while stating Carlo Tavecchio is “not racist, just stupid.”
Gervinho: 'Roma will attack Bayern'
Gervinho said Roma will “try to move around” and attack Bayern Munich in the Champions League tonight.
Line-ups: Roma-Bayern Munich
Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Juan Iturbe start as Roma host Bayern Munich in the Champions League, but Douglas Maicon is injured.
Verona deny racist chanting
Hellas Verona released a statement calling accusations of racism against Milan “the low point of our history.”
Allegri: 'Vidal against Olympiacos'
Max Allegri said Olympiacos-Juventus “is not decisive” in the Champions League and confirmed Arturo Vidal will start.
Buffon: 'Olympiacos respected'
Gigi Buffon is ready for a fiery atmosphere against Olympiacos and gave updates on his Juventus renewal talks.
Maicon doubt for Roma-Bayern
There are reports Douglas Maicon is dealing with a knee problem and could miss out on tonight’s Roma-Bayern Munich.
Fiorentina appoint director general
Fiorentina have officially appointed new director general Andrea Rogg, taking over from November 3.
Romeu 'wanted Napoli move'
Oriol Romeu’s agent confirms he wanted to join Napoli this summer, but they were too late and Chelsea agreed terms with Stuttgart.
Bild: Di Matteo eyes Torres reunion
German newspapers claim Schalke 04 are ready to make a January offer for Milan striker Fernando Torres.
Michel: 'Allegri's Juve still strong'
Olympiacos Coach Michel insists Antonio Conte’s Juventus was “not stronger” than the current incarnation.
‘Roma and Bayern will progress’
Emerson expects an entertaining clash between Roma and Bayern Munich, and for both teams to progress out of their group.
‘Mauri not that Stefano’
Roberto Palmieri says that the ‘stefano160268’ listed in a reported new Calcioscommesse investigation is not Lazio captain Stefano Mauri.
Turan: Juve toughest team faced
Atletico Madrid’s Arda Turan says Juventus are the toughest team he’s faced in his time at Vicente Calderon.
‘Simeone didn’t request Torres’
Miguel Angel Gil Marin has revealed that Atletico Madrid did not open talks for Fernando Torres, and Coach Diego Simeone did not request his arrival.
Maran: Chievo need courage
Rolando Maran has spoken about his plans as new Chievo Coach, demanding his side play with ‘courage and aggression’.
Quagliarella had Napoli hope
Torino striker Fabio Quagliarella has revealed that he could have joined Napoli in the summer, and insists he never fell out with Antonio Conte.
Van Basten doubts over Inzaghi
Former Milan legend Marco van Basten has expressed his concerns about Pippo Inzaghi’s lack of managerial experience.
Muntari: Essien, Torres important
Sulley Muntari has highlighted the importance of former Premier League stars Michael Essien and Fernando Torres for Milan.
Buffon close to Juve deal
Gigi Buffon will soon sign an extension that will take his contract with Juventus to 2017, according to reports.
Serie A Team of Week 7
Following a weekend of superb goals and outstanding saves in Serie A Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 7.
Napoli list 20 for Young Boys
Napoli have listed 20 players in their squad to face Young Boys in Bern on Thursday, with Miguel Britos and Walter Gargano absent.
Verona handed Curva ban
Hellas Verona have been handed a €50,000 fine and a one-game partial closure of their stadium following racist abuse aimed at Milan’s Sulley Muntari
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