Monchi: 'Important night for Roma'
Roma director Monchi knows facing Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League is “an important night” and thinks Cengiz Under is ready.
Line-ups: Shakhtar Donetsk-Roma
Roma rely on Cengiz Under, Edin Dzeko and Alessandro Florenzi in their Champions League trip to giant-killers Shakhtar Donetsk.
Manolas: 'No Roma errors'
Kostas Manolas said Roma have studied Shakhtar Donetsk, but “you can concede a goal at the slightest error” in the Champions League.
Liveblog: Shakhtar Donetsk v Roma
Join us for all the build-up and action from the Champions League Round of 16 tie between Shakhtar Donetsk and Roma.
Roma given Florenzi boost
There are growing reports Alessandro Florenzi has passed a fitness test and will start for Roma against Shakhtar Donetsk tonight.
Juve suffer De Sciglio blow?
Mattia De Sciglio is expected to miss Juventus’ match against Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday after picking up a thigh problem.
Conte: Mistake away from perfection
Antonio Conte claims Chelsea were “one mistake” away from ‘perfection’ against Barcelona but backs them to do “something incredible” at Camp Nou.
Conte: 'Chelsea need to be happy too'
Antonio Conte confessed Chelsea “have a tendency to fire their Coaches. I intend to respect my contract, but both parties need to be happy.”
Probable line-ups: Shakhtar-Roma
Alessandro Florenzi remains a major doubt to start for Roma in their Champions League trip to Shakhtar Donetsk, but Cengiz Under might not play.
De Rossi: 'Roma jersey like armour'
“Putting on the Roma jersey is like wearing a suit of armour,” said Daniele De Rossi. “I get goosebumps every time I pull it on.”
Butko: 'First leg not decisive'
Shakhtar Donetsk defendef Bohdan Butko is confident they can hurt Roma’s defence, but the first leg “will not be decisive.”
Fonseca: 'Shakhtar-Roma rich tactically'
Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Paulo Fonseca expects Roma to provide “a rich game tactically between two teams who are not afraid to play and show their ideas.”
De Rossi: 'Roma were semi-perfect'
Daniele De Rossi doubts the cold conditions will affect Roma’s Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk. “Our group phase was semi-perfect.”
EDF: 'Roma belief with Shakhtar'
Eusebio Di Francesco said Roma are sticking with the 4-2-3-1 formation and wants more “belief” in the Champions League against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Florenzi in doubt for Shakhtar-Roma
Alessandro Florenzi pulled out of Roma’s Press conference and is in doubt to face Shakhtar Donetsk due to a stomach bug.
Dzeko: 'Roma on form for Shakhtar'
Edin Dzeko believes Roma must “make the most of the situation” to surprise Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
Zola: 'Scudetto down to last day'
Gianfranco Zola believes the Serie A title race “will go down to the last day, but it’d be wonderful if Napoli won” ahead of Juventus.
Fonseca: 'Exciting Shakhtar-Roma'
Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Paulo Fonseca expects an entertaining clash with Roma. “We both focus on attack and want football to be the winner.”
EDF: 'Concentration key in Champions'
Eusebio Di Francesco warns Roma that “concentration can make the difference” in their Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Roma squad for Shakhtar Donetsk
Roma have named their squad travelling to Ukraine for the Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Ferreyra: 'Shakhtar-Roma equal chances'
Facundo Ferreyra believes Shakhtar Donetsk and Roma both have a “50-50” chance of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals.
Agent: 'Premier League want Diawara'
Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara is targeted by “some Premier League clubs,” confirmed his agent, “but it’s premature to talk about this.”
Collum ref for Shakhtar-Roma
Scottish referee Willie Collum will officiate the Champions League tie between Shakhtar Donetsk and Roma.
Juve injury worry for Bernardeschi
Gonzalo Higuain is expected to be out for a week, but Juventus fear Federico Bernardeschi’s problem is more serious.
Allegri: 'No Juve failure'
Max Allegri was pleased with the way Juventus reacted against Torino and insists the 2-2 draw with Tottenham “is not a failure.”
Marotta: 'Juve optimistic in Europe'
Juventus chief Beppe Marotta insists they are “optimistic” in the Champions League and there is no rush for Gigi Buffon’s future.
EDF: 'Roma changed attitude'
Eusebio Di Francesco insists Roma wore down Udinese as a team before Cengiz Under’s goal, while they changed attitude more than tactics.
Perotti: 'Roma back on track'
Diego Perotti feels Roma are “getting back on track” after their 2-0 win away to Udinese, the third on the trot in Serie A.
Dybala returns for Juventus
Paulo Dybala is back in the Juventus squad to face Torino in the Derby della Mole, but Mario Mandzukic is out with flu.
Allegri: 'No Champions obsession'
Max Allegri transforms Juventus against Torino, losing Mario Mandzukic and probably Federico Bernardeschi, but warns against a “Champions League obsession.”
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