Barca 3-0 Juve: Player Ratings
It was a disappointing night for Juventus, especially in defence, as Football Italia rate the performance in Barcelona.
Nainggolan: 'Roma need patience'
Radja Nainggolan urged Roma fans to have “patience, as we are not robots” following a 0-0 Champions League draw with Atletico Madrid.
Rakitic: 'Barca hard to beat'
Ivan Rakitic said “if we play like we did tonight, it’ll be very difficult to beat Barcelona” after a 3-0 thrashing of Juventus.
Dzeko felt isolated at Roma
Edin Dzeko criticised Roma’s tactics and fitness levels after a 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid, as he felt more isolated in attack.
EDF: 'Roma were struggling'
Eusebio Di Francesco concedes Roma were “struggling” in the 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid and their fitness levels are a problem.
Allegri: 'Juventus were hasty'
Max Allegri felt Juventus were “too hasty” and Gonzalo Higuain “let his head drop” in a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona, but “we had chances.”
Simeone: 'Alisson was decisive'
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone praised Roma goalkeeper Alisson and noted they “deserved their point, as we were missing the goal.”
Pjanic: 'Juve could've done better'
Miralem Pjanic admits Juventus “could’ve done better” and has particular regrets over the first goal in a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona.
CL: Alisson denies Atletico
Roma clung on in the second half and relied on Alisson’s saves – and the woodwork – to hold Atletico Madrid 0-0.
CL: Messi mauls Juventus
Lionel Messi ended his Gigi Buffon taboo by putting two past the Juventus goalkeeper, as Barcelona got revenge 3-0 at Camp Nou.
Liveblog: Barca-Juve, Roma-Atleti
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League clashes Barcelona-Juventus and Atletico Madrid-Roma.
Marotta: 'No Barcelona-Dybala bid'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta trusts Max Allegri made the right decisions against Barcelona and denies a bid for Paulo Dybala.
Monchi: 'Italy and Spain similar'
Roma director Monchi insists “Italian and Spanish football are now very similar” as they host Atletico Madrid.
Del Piero: 'Not David and Goliath'
Alessandro Del Piero maintains you cannot call Barcelona v Juventus “David and Goliath,” because they are both Champions League favourites.
Manolas: 'Roma studied Atletico'
Kostas Manolas confirms Roma have “studied Atletico Madrid carefully and they tend to concede goals on set plays.”
Juventus pull a few surprises against Leo Messi’s Barcelona, starting Rodrigo Bentancur, Blaise Matuidi and Douglas Costa, but all eyes are on Paulo Dybala.
Line-ups: Roma-Atletico Madrid
Roma look to Edin Dzeko, Radja Nainggolan and Daniele De Rossi as they host Champions League contenders Atletico Madrid.
Sarri: 'Beware Shakhtar'
Maurizio Sarri is open to a brand new trident attack for Napoli, but warned Shakhtar Donetsk “will force us to defend deep at times.”
Milik: 'I am 100 per cent ready'
Arkadiusz Milik insists he is “100 per cent ready and if anything a stronger player” after his injury, as Napoli visit Shakhtar Donetsk.
Bernard: 'Shakhtar want the win'
Shakhtar Donetsk “can’t be happy with a draw” against Napoli and expect an open game, assured winger Bernard.
Fonseca: 'Sarri best Coach in Italy'
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca called Maurizio Sarri “the best Coach in Italy” ahead of the Champions League clash with Napoli.
Atleti doubts against Roma
Roma seem ready to start Bruno Peres and Gregoire Defrel, while Atletico Madrid have two doubts for their Olimpico line-up.
Juve trust De Sciglio and Bentancur
Juventus are expected to start Mattia De Sciglio and Rodrigo Bentancur in a 4-3-3 formation against Barcelona tonight.
Gandini: ‘Atletico a tough obstacle’
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits “starting with Atletico Madrid is a tough obstacle” ahead of tonight’s Champions League match.
Monchi: ‘Roma want to go far’
Monchi says Roma want to go “as far as possible” in this season’s Champions League as “the last few years haven’t gone well”.
Chiriches in Napoli squad
Vlad Chiriches is in the Napoli squad to face Shakhtar Donetsk, despite dislocating his shoulder at the weekend.
Allegri considers Bentancur
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly considering starting Rodrigo Bentancur against Barcelona tonight.
‘Napoli aiming for Last 16’
Marek Hamsik says Napoli’s Champions League group “is not the most difficult” and aims for at least the Last 16.
Luis: ‘Atletico want Champions League’
Filipe Luis declares "as long as the sun shines in the sky, Atletico Madrid will try to win the Champions League” ahead of tomorrow’s Roma game.
Godin: ‘Atleti must deal with Dzeko’
Diego Godin admits Atletico Madrid must counter Roma striker Edin Dzeko as “we’ve lost too many goals in the air”.
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