Unai Emery goes with Kevin Gameiro in the Sevilla attack for the must-win game against Borussia Monchengladbach.
Rafa Benitez has been true to his word and rotated his Real Madrid squad for the Champions League trip to Shakhtar Donetsk.
Antoine Griezmann and Fernando Torres start in attack as Atletico Madrid host Galatasaray looking for at least point to progress in the Champions League.
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Emery: Sevilla have to win
Unai Emery knows Sevilla can’t afford to drop points at Borussia Monchengladbach if they’re to remain in the Champions League.
Atleti ‘going for Gala win’
Atletico Madrid will host Galatasaray looking for three points, not the one that would confirm Champions League progress, Diego Simeone has said.
‘Valencia punished for mistakes’
Nuno Santo believes Valencia played well against Zenit St Petersburg despite losing 2-0 as they were ‘punished for their mistakes.’
Navas: Madrid have to run more
Keylor Navas believes the whole Real Madrid team has to ‘run more’ to get back to winning ways after two straight League defeats.
‘Madrid hurt, eager for revenge’
Rafa Benitez doesn’t accept that Real Madrid have become a poor team overnight but admits the Clasico defeat ‘hurt’ and the team are ‘eager for revenge.’
Mou, Costa ‘kiss and make up’
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho revealed how he and Spain striker Diego Costa settled a row at half time. ‘There were a few kisses and cuddles.’
Sprained ankle for Sergi?
It’s thought Sergi Roberto suffered a sprained ankle against Roma and will miss Barcelona’s game with Real Sociedad this weekend.
‘Barca attack and defend together’
Ivan Rakitic hailed Barcelona’s teamwork after Roma were dismantled in the Champions League. ‘We like to attack and defend together.’
Messi: Hard starting again
Lionel Messi has found it ‘hard’ after returning from a two-month injury lay-off and says the key to Barcelona’s success is the entire team enjoys themselves.
Enrique: Barca still the best
Luis Enrique claims Barcelona “are still the best team” around following Tuesday’s 6-1 demolition of Roma in the Champions League.
Suarez revels in ‘perfect’ match
Luis Suarez felt Barcelona were “perfect” in their 6-1 Champions League victory over Roma on Tuesday and hailed the return of Lionel Messi.
Valencia beaten in Russia
Valencia have it all to do in the Champions League group stage’s final week after crashing to a 2-0 defeat at Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday.
Barca smash Roma for six
Barcelona delivered a majestic performance at Camp Nou to thrash Roma 6-1 and emphatically secure top spot in Group E of the Champions League.
LIVEBLOG: Barcelona v Roma
Lionel Messi returns to the Barcelona side as La Blaugrana face Roma having already had their progress in the Champions League confirmed.
Lionel Messi starts for Barcelona against Roma in the Champions League, joining Neymar and Luis Suarez as the trident is reunited.
Nuno Santo has sprung a surprise in the Valencia XI to play Zenit St Petersburg, naming teenager Rafa Mir on the left of the front three.
Bojan warns Barca of Roma threat
Bojan believes Roma will be extra motivated for playing Barcelona at Camp Nou as he reflects on his experiences of Serie A.
‘Valencia have to impose their identity’
Nuno Santo wants to see his Valencia side stamp their authority on Zenit St Petersburg when meeting in the Champions League.
Masche out of Roma clash
Javier Mascherano is out of the Barcelona squad to play Roma in the Champions League due to injury.
Alves: Ronaldo is too much
Barcelona defender Dani Alves has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo “is too much” after reflecting on Saturday’s Clasico demolition of Real Madrid.
Enrique wary of ‘flattery’ trap
Luis Enrique has warned Barcelona to avoid being sucked into the “flattery” trap when they travel to Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday.
‘Sevilla have to have CL hope’
Fernando Llorente doesn’t want Sevilla to give up hope of progressing in the Champions League but played down his national team aspirations.
Parejo ‘saddened’ by Valencia defeat
Valencia captain Dani Parejo was ‘saddened’ by the defeat to Gent that leaves Los Che fighting for their Champions League survival.
Feghouli: Gent deserved the win
Valencia midfielder Sofiane Feghouli bemoaned Los Che’s lack of luck after defeat to Gent threatened their Champions League future but not the outcome.
Iniesta: Mission accomplished
Andres Iniesta described Barcelona’s win over BATE Borisov as ‘mission accomplished’ and felt good in his return, but lamented Ivan Rakitic’s injury.
Neymar: The form of my life
Neymar believes the run of form he has produced lately is the best of his career, but says ‘of course Barcelona miss Lionel Messi.’
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