Champions League

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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A first-half Thomas Muller penalty was enough to give Pep Guardiola's men another three points in Group E, with the second goal of the contest proving too elusive for both sides

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The versatile attacker slotted home a 22nd-minute spot-kick, after Mario Gotze had been felled in the area, as Pep Guardiola's men made it six points from six in Group E

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The Italian has worked with some of the top talents in world football over the past decades but says that nobody compares to the record-breaking Portugal international

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Pep Guardiola's side travel to the Russian capital after finding their feet in the Bundesliga - will they come away with all three points?

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The Catalans have made a flying start to the new season without the Uruguay international but the Argentine believes the summer signing could prove crucial in Europe

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CSKA entertain Bayern Munich tonight in an empty stadium due to a previous incident and they expect to be punished heavily later this week for their fans' behaviour in Rome

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Our man in Madrid, Phil Kitromilides, has been impressed with Los Blancos recently and thinks the European champions should be able to take a an early in lead in Bulgaria

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The 68-year-old expects the Serie A champions to be too strong for Diego Simeone's men in Wednesday's Champions League group game between the two sides

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With an extensive injury list to contend with, Al Hain-Cole expects Arsene Wenger's men to rely on their wealth of attacking options against a visiting defence who struggle away

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EXCLUSIVE: New signing Robert Lewandowski is better suited to Borussia Dortmund's more direct style of play according to the German champions' former midfielder

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Strong domestic form but opening Champions League defeats leave Wednesday's clash a crucial one for both sides with Monaco and Zenit also challenging in Group C

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The 24-year-old has not featured for the struggling Reds since picking up a hamstring injury on England duty and has not travelled with the rest of the squad to Switzerland

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A 3-2 win over the Liga champions gave Michel's men a massive boost on matchday one but they face a troublesome task as the Swedes host their first competition home game since 1990

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Carlo Ancelotti's side face the Bulgarians on a ground where three European Cup title holders - Ajax, Nottingham Forest and Liverpool - were beaten in a nine-year spell

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Both sides picked up wins in matchday one but the Russian Premier League leaders have been far more impressive domestically so far this term

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After a shock reverse to Olympiakos, the Spanish champions are in desperate need of a good result when they welcome the Serie A champions to the capital

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With their star man ruled out through injury, Al Hain-Cole has taken a look at who Laurent Blanc will be pinning his hopes on to find a way past the impenetrable Blaugrana defence