Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A tale of two strikers, both of whom have been under intense scrutiny, summed up the difference in quality between the two teams in Wednesday's clash at Anfield
Jurgen Klopp's men maintained their 100 per cent record in Champions League Group D with a comprehensive victory in the Turk Telekom Arena
Patjim Kasami's composed finish secured all three points for the Greek champions, though Massimiliano Allegri's side were unlucky to come up against inspired goalkeeper Roberto
Second-half goals from defenders Giulio Donati and Kyriakos Papadopoulos secured an important three points for Roger Schmidt's side, sending them to the top of Group C
The hosts turned it on in the second half to score five unanswered goals which put them top of Group A thanks to an inspired showing from Koke
The Eagles became the first Bulgarian side to win a Champions League game thanks to Jordan Minev's second-half stoppage-time strike against the 10-man Swiss champions
COMMENT: The Portuguese set the Blancos on their way to a comprehensive 3-0 win as Carlo Ancelotti's side showed they are ready for the meeting with Barcelona on Saturday
Goal reviews the African Women Championship rivalry that exists between Nigeria and South Africa ahead of their crunch semi-final clash at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek
ANALYSIS: Luka Modric and Toni Kroos cannot be allowed to supply Cristiano Ronaldo, the Reds must tighten up at set-pieces and Raheem Sterling should be deployed centrally
COMMENT: The Gunners have spent big in recent times but with their rivals possessing so much Belgian talent, has the Frenchman missed a trick?
COMMENT: The Chile international has had a difficult 2014 due to injury, but his off-the-pitch behaviour has also left the club doubting their star man
ANALYSIS: The Ballon d'Or winner boasts an incredible club scoring record, particularly at Real Madrid, but he finds some opponents tougher than others
COMMENT: The Portugal international has failed to replicate the form he displayed at Porto in France - could he follow Falcao and James Rodriguez out of the club in January?
SPECIAL REPORT: The ex-Liverpool boss' future at Napoli is in doubt and he has made no secret of his desire to work at the Bernabeu. So could a move be possible?
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
COMMENT: The Portugese will be weighing up his forward permutations as an injury to Remy means he could have to consider an alternative plan for the Old Trafford showdown
COMMENT: The Argentine set up one, scored another and also saw a strike ruled out for offside as he sent a message to the Ajax youngster who questioned him before kick-off
A controversial last-minute penalty from Eric Choupo-Moting seals Roberto Di Matteo's first Champions League win as boss of the Bundesliga outfit
Edinson Cavani scored in the 87th minute to secure all three points for Laurent Blanc's side on what looked as if it was going to be a frustrating night for the Ligue 1 champions
Dynamic duo Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target again as the Blaugrana bounced back from their loss to Paris Saint-Germain with a win over the Dutch champions
Pep Guardiola's men were imperious as they dismantled the Giallorossi to maintain their 100 per cent record in Group E and record their biggest away win in the Champions League