Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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COMMENT: After World Cup humiliation during the summer with Italy, new Galatasaray boss Cesare Prandelli is now in the middle of even more pandemonium in Istanbul

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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The Chelsea striker failed to score but played the full 90 minutes against Sporting, despite ongoing concerns over his fitness with a clash with Arsenal on the horizon

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Manuel Pellegrini's side were predictable in attack throughout the 1-1 draw with Roma, meaning a third group-stage exit in four seasons is on the cards after just two matches

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COMMENT: Luis Enrique's side had not conceded a single goal all season, but let in three in a dismal defensive display against a buoyant Paris Saint-Germain side

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Lucas Andersen's goal was not enough as the Dutch champions were forced to settle for their second 1-1 draw of the group stages so far

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The Belarusian champions record their first ever win over Spanish opposition as they narrowly overcome the Basque side in Group H

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Jackson Martinez's late goals secured a point for the Portuguese outfit after defensive errors allowed Alex Teixeira and Luiz Adriano to give the hosts a two-goal lead

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Goals from Lionel Messi and Neymar were not enough for the Catalan giants as Laurent Blanc's men took all three points in an electrifying game at Parc des Princes

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Nemanja Matic's header gave the Blues the Champions League win for which they were looking but they could have had many more, with Andre Schurrle missing the best chance

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A second-half finish from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar salvaged a point for Jens Keller's side, following Damjan Bohar's opener, as Maribor acquitted themselves well in Gelsenkirchen

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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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COMMENT: The Bavarians survived numerous scares on the counter at CSKA Moscow, raising yet more questions about the Spaniard's tactics

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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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The Argentine surpassed 400 goals for the Blaugrana and also assisted two as his Brazilian team-mate hit a hat-trick in the 6-0 win over Granada at Camp Nou

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COMMENT: The 33-year-old will hope to silence the doubters both at home and in Italy, who have suggested he is a spent force, when he faces Manchester City with Roma on Tuesday

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COMMENT: The Ivory Coast star was mismanaged at the Emirates Stadium and became a figure of fun. Under Rudi Garcia he is a man possessed

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EXCLUSIVE: The pair have played alongside one another for years at international level with Bosnia and Herzegovina but they will be rivals at the Etihad on Tuesday night