CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Eusebio Di Francesco “did not get the response I wanted” from his Roma team after a 2-1 Champions League defeat to Viktoria Plzen.
Cristiano Ronaldo had a shot cleared off the line, but Guillaume Hoarau’s penalty has given Young Boys the half-time lead over Juventus.
Alessandro Florenzi said some of his Roma teammates are “afraid of the ball. We can’t keep embarrassing ourselves like this.”
Kostas Manolas confessed Roma “are not playing like a great team” and “lost to an inferior opponent” in Viktoria Plzen.
Join us for the build-up and action from the Champions League, as Roma visit Viktoria Plzen and Juventus take on Swiss side Young Boys.
Roma knew they were second in the Champions League group, but the 2-1 defeat to Viktoria Plzen is still another blemish on their recent form.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici called the synthetic turf in the Young Boys stadium “strange” and urged them to take nothing for granted.
Juventus move to 4-4-2 with Federico Bernardeschi and Douglas Costa flanking Cristiano Ronaldo and captain Mario Mandzukic against Young Boys.
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik defended his performance and last-gasp chance against Liverpool, hitting out at “armchair critics.”
Roma director Monchi wants his team to “not drift out of the game” against Viktoria Plzen and hopes Patrik Schick can flourish on home turf.
Antonio Mirante makes his Champions League debut at the age of 35 and assured Roma won’t change attitude against Viktoria Plzen.
Roma make few changes for their final Champions League group stage trip to Viktoria Plzen and hope playing at home will help Patrik Schick.
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Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk defends his challenge on Napoli forward Dries Mertens - “I would never go in to hurt him”.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was disappointed to see Napoli and Inter exit the Champions League and admits “no-one wants to play” Juventus.
Marek Hamsik admits Napoli are ‘sad’ after going out of the Champions League but insists ‘we want to go as far as possible’ in the Europa League.
PSV boss Mark Bommel claims ‘maybe we’d have gone through’ if Samir Handanovic was sent off in their first Champions League match against Inter.
Roma are expected to rotate for their Champions League group finale at Viktoria Plzen on Wednesday.
Joao Cancelo and Paulo Dybala should be rested for Juventus’ final Champions League group game against Young Boys this evening.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon admits he is ‘sorry’ to see Inter and Napoli go out of the Champions League.
Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti claims ‘VAR has come too late for us’ in the Champions League after Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk avoided a red card.
Borja Valero believes Inter were “too frenetic” against PSV Eindhoven and wracked with regret. “We had everything we needed to qualify.”
Kalidou Koulibaly hopes Napoli can go all the way in the Europa League after their Champions League exit to an “avoidable” Liverpool goal.
Jurgen Klopp “could not be prouder” of Liverpool after their 1-0 victory over Napoli. “They had no real key for us.”
Carlo Ancelotti insists Napoli “should have no regrets” at their Champions League exit to Liverpool. “We did more than anyone expected.”
Luciano Spalletti felt Inter “let the tension get to us” in a 1-1 draw with PSV Eindhoven that knocked them out of the Champions League.
Mohamed Salah pounced on a David Ospina error and Alisson performed a stunning last-gasp save, as Liverpool knock Napoli out of the Champions League.
Inter are out of the Champions League, as while Barcelona held Tottenham 1-1, Mauro Icardi only scraped a point with PSV Eindhoven.
Inter director Piero Ausilio said the club has been “waiting a long time for this moment” and third place in the Champions League group is no shame.
Inter defender Stefan de Vrij tells his team to focus only on PSV Eindhoven, because the Tottenham result in Barcelona is “beyond our control.”