Julen Lopetegui maintains Real Madrid were ‘clearly superior’ to Atletico and believes Sergio Ramos’ hamstrings ‘will thank me’ for resting him in the Derbi.
Valencia boss Marcelino Garcia Toral has highlighted the importance of ‘identity’ and a ‘collective idea’ behind his side’s success in the past year.
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino admitted he is personally ‘motivated’ to face Barcelona: “I am an Espanyol fan.”
Sergi Roberto will miss Barcelona’s Champions League match against Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday with a thigh injury.
Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale have been left out of Real Madrid’s squad for their Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has confirmed VAR technology will be introduced into European club competition from the 2019/20 season.
Loris Karius has clarified that Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has ‘never apologised’ for a challenge during last season’s Champions League final.
Juventus midfielder Emre Can has been accused of sexism as saying ‘we are not women’ following Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card at Valencia.
Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has hit out at the decision to send off Cristiano Ronaldo at Valencia: “football is crazy”.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has called Real Madrid ‘a team of champions’ following his side’s 3-0 reverse in the Spanish capital.
Marcelino blamed Valencia’s 2-0 defeat to Juventus on a lack of ‘resolve’, but his appraisal was marred by Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card.
Julen Lopetegui hailed Mariano Diaz for ‘taking his chance’ after the striker marked his second Real Madrid debut with a goal against Roma.
Isco claims Luka Modric ‘deserves’ to win the Ballon d’Or after another fine display for Real Madrid during their 3-0 win against Roma.
Real Madrid dominated Roma but needed three golazos to open their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win on Wednesday.
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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.
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