CL round-up: Sanches' standing ovation

Cristiano Ronaldo saw red, while Renato Sanches starred against his old club on a busy night of Champions League action...

Sane SOS can't salvage sorry City display

Mikel Arteta said Manchester City have the best players in the world. Only one of them suggested he merited that label against Lyon.

Goal hero Pogba is one of the best in the world - Shaw

Paul Pogba scored twice to see off Young Boys, much to the delight of Manchester United team-mate Luke Shaw.

Isco calls for Modric to win Ballon d'Or after Champions League win

Real Madrid star Isco believes his fellow midfielder Luka Modric deserves to win the 2018 Ballon d'Or.

Man City not Champions League favourites, insists Bernardo Silva

Manchester City had been billed as Champions League favourites before losing to Lyon, but Bernardo Silva is adamant they are not.

Viktoria Plzen 2 CSKA Moscow 2: Krmencik heroics undone by late show

Viktoria Plzen were held to a 2-2 draw by CSKA Moscow in the Champions League after the visitors scored a penalty deep in stoppage-time.

Valencia 0 Juventus 2: Pjanic hits the spot after Ronaldo sees red

Miralem Pjanic scored twice from the spot to give a 10-man Juventus victory over Valencia following Cristiano Ronaldo's dismissal.

Hoffenheim will learn lessons from Shakhtar draw, insists Nagelsmann

Despite being denied victory against Shakhtar Donetsk, Julian Nagelsmann was happy to take a point from Hoffenheim's trip to Kharkiv.

Champ: Boro climb, Forest win

Middlesbrough moved up to second in the Sky Bet Championship, while Nottingham Forest earned a first win in five games.

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Leno starts as Emery puts style first

Unai Emery confirmed Bernd Leno will start ahead of Petr Cech for Arsenal's Europa League opener, saying the club needs to "improve both goalkeepers in our style".

Atkins among Villa sackings

Aston Villa have sacked seven members of the club's recruitment and technical staff, including Ian Atkins, their head of European scouting. 

Real Madrid 3 Roma 0: Isco stunner sets up winning start for Champions League holders

Julen Lopetegui led Real Madrid to victory over Roma in his first Champions League match in charge, with Isco scoring a superb free-kick.

Manchester City 1 Lyon 2: Cornet and Fekir stun Champions League favourites at home

Nabil Fekir and Maxwel Cornet did the damage as Lyon left Manchester City with a 2-1 win, as Pep Guardiola watched from the stands.

Young Boys 0 Manchester United 3: Pogba double inspires Red Devils

Anthony Martial added to Paul Pogba's brace as Manchester United comfortably brushed aside Young Boys in Bern.

Benfica 0 Bayern Munich 2: Sanches returns to haunt his former club

Renato Sanches scored against his former club as Bayern Munich cruised to a 2-0 Champions League victory over Benfica in Group E.

Stack takes up Watford coaching role

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Graham Stack has announced his retirement from football to join Watford as the club’s head of academy goalkeeping.

BREAKING NEWS: Ronaldo sent off on Champions League debut for Juve

Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut for Juventus came to a premature end as he was shown a contentious red card.

Ronaldo's Utd return in doubt after red

Cristiano Ronaldo faces missing out on a return to Old Trafford to face Man Utd after being sent off for Juventus at Valencia.

Dalot makes debut, Martial starts for Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has shuffled his pack for Manchester United's Champions League opener against Young Boys in Switzerland on Wednesday.

Ajax 3 AEK Athens 0: Tagliafico at the double in opening win

AEK Athens managed to stifle Ajax for 45 minutes, but the Dutch side produced a three-goal second-half display to emerge victorious.

Shakhtar Donetsk 2 Hoffenheim 2: Maycon denies Nagelsmann's side

Shakhtar Donetsk twice pegged back Hoffenheim to deny the Bundesliga club victory on their debut in the Champions League group stages.

Mendy out for Manchester City as Aguero makes bench

Sergio Aguero is on the bench alongside Leroy Sane for Manchester City's match against Lyon, with Benjamin Mendy missing out.

Sarri deals blow to Chelsea kids' Europa League hopes

Chelsea will make changes against PAOK on Thursday, but Chelsea's highly rated youngsters are unlikely to be beneficiaries.

Willian very happy under Sarri after Conte row

A well-publicised row with Antonio Conte almost led to Willian leaving Chelsea, but the Brazilian is much more settled under Maurizio Sarri.

Lopetegui picks Navas over Courtois for Champions League clash with Roma

Keylor Navas has got the gloves back as Real Madrid prepare to start their Champions League defence under Julen Lopetegui.

Ronaldo makes Champions League debut for Juve

Cristiano Ronaldo will be hoping for a goalscoring return to Spain after being named in Juventus' side to face Valencia on Wednesday.

Hazard not in squad to face PAOK

Eden Hazard is not part of the Chelsea squad travelling to Greece to play PAOK in the Europa League on Thursday.

'We're underdogs but can cause an upset'

Steven Gerrard says Rangers will be "underdogs" in the Europa League but have the talent to upset some of the bigger clubs.

Sarri: Loftus-Cheek will get chance

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says Ruben Loftus-Cheek will get a chance in the future.

Spurs refute 2019 stadium delay claims

Tottenham have dismissed reports claiming their new stadium will not be ready before the end of the year.

Premier League questions

Will Man Utd stick with Marouane Fellaini? Will Tottenham sink or swim? Will Liverpool rotate?

Lovren charged with perjury

Dejan Lovren has been charged with perjury after being accused of providing false information during the trial of one of the most powerful men in Croatian football.

Cech accepts performances key to securing Arsenal stay

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has less than a year left on his contract and knows it is on him to earn an extension.

Monchi rules out Spain return amid Barcelona rumours

Monchi insists he is not considering leaving Roma as the Serie A side prepare to meet Real Madrid in the Champions League.









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