Pallotta ‘not happy’ with Roma
Roma President James Pallotta admitted “I’m not happy” after the Giallorossi’s goalless draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
Lazio pay €9m for Milinkovic-Savic?
Lazio will reportedly pay another €9m for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to revoke Genk’s entitlement to 50 percent of a future sale.
Thomas: Atleti tried everything…
Thomas Partey says Atletico Madrid “tried everything possible” to beat Roma on Tuesday but admits “it’s not an easy place to play.”
Iniesta: Barca controlled Juve
Andres Iniesta believes Barcelona playing as “a team” contributed to them “controlling” Juventus in their 3-0 win on Tuesday.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Bentancur: 'Messi from another planet'
Rodrigo Bentancur said Leo Messi is “from another planet” after Juventus lost 3-0 to Barcelona with the Argentine’s brace.
Higuain risks ban for gesture
Gonzalo Higuain risks a Champions League ban after he was spotted making a lewd gesture at Barcelona fans during the Juventus defeat.
Roma 0-0 Atletico: Player Ratings
A man of the match performance from Alisson, as Football Italia rates Roma’s showing against Atletico Madrid.
Valverde: 'We beat finalists'
Ernesto Valverde celebrated Barcelona’s 3-0 victory over Juventus as a new Champions League beginning. “We beat the finalists of last season.”
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.
Zaza: ‘I’m cheering for EDF’
Simone Zaza will be cheering for Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco tonight, and believes his style of play “can cause problems for Atletico Madrid”.
Icardi hits back at Inter ultras
Inter’s ultras urged fans not to chant Mauro Icardi’s name, so the striker hits back with an Instagram video of the stadium cheering for him.
Alberto: ‘Barca better than Juventus’
Lazio’s Luis Alberto believes “Barcelona are superior” to Juventus, but warns Paulo Dybala “has huge class”.
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