CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Football Espana brings you LIVE coverage of Real Madrid's Champions League opener against Roma, as well as the best bits of Valencia-Juventus!
Summer arrivals Vinicius Junior and Alvaro Odriozola have not been included in Real Madrid’s 19-man squad to face Roma.
An ankle injury has ruled out Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia for Wednesday night’s Champions League clash against Juventus.
Valencia ‘do not fear’ Cristiano Ronaldo and ‘have the capability of defeating’ Juventus in Wednesday night’s clash, says Coach Marcelino.
Roma sporting director Monchi insists he has ‘not considered a return to Spain’ ahead of his side taking on Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Juventus boss Max Allegri believes Valencia are ‘a true Champions League team’ who will be looking to go far in this season’s tournament.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘the best player in the world’ and has ‘increased confidence’ at the club.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insists his side are targeting a fourth straight Champions League title this campaign.
Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui believes Roma are a stronger side this season than when they reached the Champions League semi-finals.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone explained the reasoning for excluding club record signing Thomas Lemar against his old side Monaco.
Diego Costa admits Atletico Madrid ‘cannot criticise’ the pitch at Monaco or use it as an excuse due to their own stadium.
Lionel Messi ‘always turns up’ for Barcelona but goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen insisted victory over PSV Eindhoven ‘was achieved with ten others too’.
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi admits he would have liked an ‘easier’ opening day opponent in the Champions League than Real Madrid.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has heaped praise on forward Antoine Griezmann despite his lack of goals so far this season.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde hailed the ‘magisterial’ Lionel Messi for ‘making the extraordinary seem routine’ with his hat-trick against PSV.
Ivan Rakitic has warned Barcelona’s Champions League rivals that ‘we’re not at 100 percent yet’ after their 4-0 thrashing of PSV.
Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona began their quest for a sixth European Cup with a 4-0 victory over PSV in the Champions League on Tuesday.
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Barcelona are as full-strength as can be for tonight’s Champions League opener against Dutch champions PSV.
Diego Simeone believes it is ‘incredible’ for Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano home to host this season’s Champions League final.
PSV Eindhoven boss Mark van Bommel has called on his side to remain focused on a ‘positive result’ against Barcelona and not facing Lionel Messi.
Dani Alves believes Real Madrid ‘are more of a team’ and ‘more dangerous’ since the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has spoken in glowing terms of his Monaco counterpart Leonardo Jardim ahead of Tuesday night’s meeting.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco believes Real Madrid ‘have more quality on the ball’ since Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit to Juventus.
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale admits his Champions League final goals were fuelled by ‘anger’ following his exclusion from the starting line-up.
Raul Albiol believes Juventus ‘will suffer’ on Wednesday away to their Champions League group opponents Valencia.
Valencia are sweating over the fitness of Jeison Murillo, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Ezequiel Garay for their Champions League opener against Juventus.
UEFA have confirmed the introduction of a third new European trophy by 2021/22 alongside the Champions League and Europa League.
Luis Suarez has admitted Barcelona’s recent failures in the Champions League, coupled with Real Madrid’s successes, is infuriating.
Monaco striker Falcao admits facing Atletico Madrid in the Champions League will be ‘very special’ for him as they are ‘in his heart’.
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