CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Antonio Conte admits if he is sacked at Inter before Christmas, it’ll be ‘because I didn’t deserve’ to stay, but denies the squad is working against him.
Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic has tested negative for coronavirus and hopes to be ready in time to face Sassuolo in Serie A this weekend.
Luka Modric said Real Madrid ‘deserved to win’ against Inter in the Champions League on Wednesday. ‘We played together and for each other’.
Rumours in Italian media claim Christian Eriksen is on the verge of leaving Inter in January and La Gazzetta dello Sport wonders if the short playing time against Real Madrid suggests the same.
La Gazzetta dello Sport says Antonio Conte's Inter 'need a miracle' to advance in the Champions League, as Italian papers hit out at Arturo Vidal.
Inter midfielder Arturo Vidal joined a list of only three players to get sent off for three different teams in the Champions League.
La Gazzetta dello Sport reports Inter midfielder Arturo Vidal will be fined after his sending off during the 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Argentine forward Papu Gomez dedicated Atalanta’s 2-0 win over Liverpool in the Champions League to Diego Armando Maradona.
Lazio patron Claudio Lotito fights back and said he’s ‘the victim of a conspiracy’, according to Il Messaggero.
Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid ‘played with character and the right approach’ in their 2-0 Champions League victory away to Inter.
Antonio Conte insists Inter should not be knocked down by defeat to Real Madrid, but rather ‘show us the path we must take’ to bridge that gap.
Jurgen Klopp saw an ‘unbelievably intense’ match with Atalanta, but ultimately ‘a deserved defeat’ for his Liverpool side at Anfield.
Gian Piero Gasperini believes Atalanta earned their historic victory away to Liverpool because they ‘expressed our concepts of football very well.’
James Milner concedes Liverpool ‘didn’t get going’ in the 2-0 home defeat to Atalanta, as they failed to get a single shot on target.
Samir Handanovic admits Inter didn’t ‘prove ourselves on the pitch’ and made life too easy for Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Inter’s Champions League dreams are in tatters after a 2-0 home defeat to Real Madrid, as Arturo Vidal was sent off for dissent in the first half.
Atalanta took revenge for their home defeat by earning an historic and fully-deserved 2-0 victory at Anfield, beating Liverpool with Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens goals.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Champions League, as Inter must beat Real Madrid and Atalanta seek redemption in Liverpool.
Inter rely on Lautaro Martinez, Romelu Lukaku and Arturo Vidal for the must-win Champions League match with Real Madrid, who miss Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos, so change tactics.
Both Atalanta and Liverpool are dealing with an injury crisis and transform their sides, with Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi starting against Papu Gomez and Josip Ilicic.
Follow the build-up ahead of Liverpool-Atalanta and Inter-Real Madrid in the Champions League tonight.
There will be a minute’s silence in Serie A, the Champions League and Europa League in honour of Diego Armando Maradona, with Napoli due to play on Thursday.
Romelu Lukaku returns in the Champions League for Inter, as Lautaro Martinez gets his partner back against Real Madrid at San Siro tonight.
Atalanta could start with Luis Muriel and Duvan Zapata up front against Liverpool and Pierluigi Gollini prepares for his first Champions League match this term.
Ciro Immobile was the MVP of Lazio-Zenit, as the Biancocelesti star netted a brace to secure a key win against the Russians in Champions League.
Juventus striker Paulo Dybala failed to impress against Ferencvaros and Italian media claim La Joya was the worst player on the pitch on Tuesday.
Juventus left-back Alex Sandro was happy to complete 90 minutes and admitted it has been ‘difficult to be off the pitch for such a long time’.
Marco Parolo had ‘the perfect evening’ after scoring his debut Champions League goal in Lazio’s 3-1 win over Zenit.
Alvaro Morata explains how he has matured as a player after another Juventus winner. ‘When I was 22, I paid attention only when the ball came near me.’
Simone Inzaghi says Lazio deserve credit for ‘making it look easy’ after they beat Zenit 3-1 to put one foot in the Champions League Round of 16.