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Thursday, 15 September 2016

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The forgotten man of the Mourinho regime will have a chance to impress during their European opener against Feyenoord and he must take it to prove he's worth keeping around

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Teams from the so-called "Champions Path" are struggling in the competition proper while Ligue 1 again demonstrated it's worthy of more than two automatic group stage places

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

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The Bianconeri have been touted as potential winners of this year's Champions League but they fluffed their lines on their opening night - and their coach must take the blame

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Mauricio Pochettino's men could not record the victory they so craved at the national stadium but they were never cowed in a gutsy performance in front of a record crowd

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The Algeria international netted twice as the Foxes cruised to a straightforward win over Club Brugge to mark their competition debut with a memorable victory

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The three-time Ballon d'Or winner lashed out at the former Barca midfielder following comments which appeared in the Spanish press but he was perfectly entitled to do so

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The Premier League side will play their European games at the national stadium this term, but will be looking to enjoy better luck there than Arsenal did

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The Colombia international has played only eight matches in Europe's premier club competition but is set to play a starring role for Monaco this time around

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The Foxes lost just one key player and brought in a number of new faces, but do they really have enough to make an impact on the biggest stage of all?

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The France international was superb at Euro 2016 in the summer but turned in a number of poor performances for Newcastle; now he must prove his worth for Tottenham

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With the Brazil captain set for a midweek return to Sevilla, the club at which he first came to the attention Europe's top clubs, Goal looks back on an incredible career

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The Portuguese is back to face his former club in the tournament he loves the most - but Los Blancos rely upon him far less these days

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

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Alexis Sanchez equalised late on as Arsenal came away from Paris with a precious point despite being second best for much of the game.

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A permanent successor to Michel Platini will be announced in Athens this week with both candidates facing the wrath of smaller associations upset at Champions League reform

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The Germany U21 star's energy and aggressive pressing style could scupper Guardiola's perfect start to the season as they meet in the Champions League

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It's been a long time coming but Arsenal finally look like they have a squad ready made to challenge on all fronts - can they go one better than 2005-06?

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The Catalan has already got the Blues working hard and playing attractive football as they head into the group stage, but he has tended to struggle against the Bundesliga club

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The Rojiblancos have lost two finals to city rivals Real Madrid and may find it tougher than ever now to win Europe's premier club competition