EDF: 'Only the start for Roma'
Eusebio Di Francesco warns “this is only the starting point for Roma” after they humiliated Premier League champions Chelsea 3-0.
Allegri: 'An ugly Juventus'
Max Allegri confessed to being “disappointed” with Juventus after a 1-1 draw at Sporting. “The result was the only good thing about it.”
El Shaarawy: 'Memorable evening!'
Stephan El Shaarawy said Roma’s 3-0 domination of Chelsea in the Champions League is “an evening you remember for your whole life.”
Higuain: 'Important not to lose'
Gonzalo Higuain insisted “the important thing was not to lose” as Juventus earned a 1-1 Champions League draw away to Sporting.
CL: Juventus snatch point off Sporting
Gonzalo Higuain struck late to snatch a very precious point after a disappointing Juventus performance away to Sporting in Lisbon.
CL: Roma demolish Chelsea
Stephan El Shaarawy bagged a brace and Diego Perotti drilled in a scorcher as Roma crushed Chelsea 3-0 to go top of their Champions League group.
Marotta: 'Juve don't need to change'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists the relative lack of changes this season represent “a show of strength” and praised Gonzalo Higuain.
David Silva: 'High intensity at Napoli'
David Silva believes Manchester City need to rely on “high intensity” to beat “really good team” Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.
Monchi: 'Roma-Chelsea biggest game'
Roma director Monchi insists tonight’s clash with Chelsea is “the most important game of the Champions League group phase.”
Conte: 'Stupid to risk Kante'
Antonio Conte explained “it would be stupid” to risk N’Golo Kante, as the Chelsea midfielder is in the stands against Roma.
Strootman: 'Waiting for Roma-Chelsea'
Kevin Strootman notes hosting Chelsea in a packed Stadio Olimpico is “the type of night” Roma players were waiting for in the Champions League.
Juventus cannot afford to slip up in their trip to Lisbon, as Juan Cuadrado and Mattia De Sciglio step in against Sporting.
Guardiola: 'City know Napoli test'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola warns “we all know the game that awaits us” against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.
Roma look to Edin Dzeko, Diego Perotti and Stephan El Shaarawy, as Antonio Conte cannot count on N’Golo Kante for Chelsea.
Liveblog: Roma-Chelsea & Sporting-Juve
Join us for all the build-up and action from tonight’s Champions League games, as Roma host Antonio Conte’s Chelsea and Juventus are in Lisbon.
Napoli squad for Man City
Napoli named their squad to face Manchester City in the Champions League, missing only Arkadiusz Milik.
Sporting miss Carvalho, Coentrao
Sporting CP have named their squad to face Juventus, with William Carvalho and Fabio Coentrao out.
Sarri: ‘Don’t compare me to Guardiola’
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri snaps at journalists for implying he’s “provincial”, and comparing him with Pep Guardiola.
Callejon: ‘Napoli don’t fear City’
Jose Callejon insists Napoli “don’t fear anyone” so they’ll face Manchester City “with the confidence to get three points”.
Chelsea fans attacked in Rome
A group of Roma ultras attacked Chelsea supporters last night, with thankfully no serious injuries.
50,000 for Roma-Chelsea
Over 50,000 fans will attend the Stadio Olimpico for Roma-Chelsea tonight, the Giallorossi’s highest crowd of the season so far.
‘Sporting can beat Juventus’
Sporting CP Coach Jorge Jesus insists his side can beat Juventus tomorrow - “we believe in our own ability”.
Fernandes: ‘Sporting won’t change’
Bruno Fernandes says Sporting CP won’t change their approach to face Juventus - “we play the same way at home and away”.
Conte: ‘Kante is back for Roma’
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte confirms N’Golo Kante is fit to face Roma for “another difficult game”.
Allegri: ‘Juventus can win or draw’
Massimiliano Allegri says Juventus need “a positive result” at Sporting CP - “a win would see us through, a draw moves us forward”.
Buffon: ‘Sporting tough for anyone’
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon warns Sporting CP are “a tough team for anyone”.
Nainggolan: Never considered Chelsea
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan assures “I never thought about playing for Chelsea” after rejecting the Blues last year.
Di Francesco demands ‘same’ Roma
Eusebio Di Francesco is demanding “the same Roma as the one in our previous games” when they face Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday.
EDF: Schick still not ready
Roma record signing Patrik Schick is still not ready to play for the club, according to Coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
Juve: Benatia out, De Sciglio in
Juventus have named Mattia De Sciglio in their squad to face Sporting CP on Tuesday, but there is still no Medhi Benatia.
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