UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Antonio Conte reveals fright as Chelsea plane needed two attempts to land safely back from Baku:?'In these circumstances you feel a bit afraid'
Antonio Conte has spoken about Chelsea's 'scary' arrival at Gatwick Airport after their flight from Baku had to abandon its first landing due to extreme wind.
Jurgen Klopp defends Alberto Moreno after Sevilla errors and insists: 'It was my fault - I still trust him 100 per cent'
The Spaniard was arguably at fault for Liverpool's disappointing draw in Sevilla on Tuesday, giving away a penalty that helped the home side on the comeback trail.
Lionel Messi told 'he suits substitute's vest' by cheeky Gonzalo Higuain after being left on the bench for Barcelona's Champions League tie with Juventus
When Lionel Messi was named on the bench for Barcelona's Champions League clash with Juventus, there were probably a few sighs of relief in the home dressing room.
Celtic way is not right for Europe... Brendan Rodgers must change his possession style to achieve success
KRIS COMMONS: Brendan Rodgers has deserved all of the praise that has come his way since his arrival at Celtic Park due to his team's impressive domestic dominance.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have only scored two La Liga goals between them... after a brace each in Champions League in mid-week, why are the Real Madrid duo struggling?
PETE JENSON: There is a goals problem at Real Madrid this season. Across La Liga and the Champions League manager Zinedine Zidane’s team have scored just 36 goals.
Cristiano Ronaldo given brand new luxury Audi sports car after breaking own Champions League goalscoring record... with his Real Madrid team-mates also treated to new wheels
Real Madrid's stars haven't exactly got it bad having a club sponsor such as Audi who give them a new car every year. It probably comes as no surprise that Cristiano Ronaldo got the most powerful motor.
Bayern Munich take 90-minute flight to Anderlecht where Arturo Vidal, James Rodriguez and Co hope to put Champions League pressure on PSG
The Bundesliga leaders kept their players fresh by flying a journey in 90 minutes that could have taken around eight hours by road. Bayern documented their trip via their Instagram account.
Bayern Munich stars look focused as they prepare for Champions League game with Anderlecht by training at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium
Bayern Munich's players looked like a team on a mission as they trained with steely faces at the?Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on Tuesday night. Bayern sit second in Group B.
Philippe Coutinho urges Liverpool to 'stay awake' after defensive collapse in Champions League draw with Sevilla
Philippe Coutinho admits Liverpool's Champions League draw with Sevilla felt like a defeat after they threw away a three-goal first-half lead away from home.
Bayern Munich face UEFA disciplinary proceedings after fans protest ticket prices during Anderlecht match
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Bayern Munich after its fans vented their frustration about ticket prices for the side's Champions League game at Anderlecht.
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona: 'Jose Mourinho will win a lot but I prefer more fancy football' (but which PSG star would be his dream signing for his old club?)
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has urged Jose Mourinho to be truer to the 'philosophy of the club' and play a more expressive style of football.
Daley Blind calms Manchester United ship after suffering Champions League shock by Basle: 'We must be aware, but we don't panic'
Jose Mourinho's men were on course for the point that would seal progression as Group A winners until the 89th minute, which saw?Michael Lang secure a historic victory.
Juventus boss?Massimiliano Allegri delighted with defensive display in Barcelona draw: 'I was not interested in the result, but in the performance'
The stalemate at home to Barcelona in the Champions League, though dull to the neutrals, had the pragmatic coach purring, especially as he had to field an improvised defence.
Radja Nainggolan solidifies Roma commitment after Diego Simeone praises 'extraordinary' captain: 'I am happy to represent this team'
Nainggolan was left helpless as Roma left the Spanish capital empty handed and with their Champions League last 16 hopes under pressure, but the captain was not without his plaudits.
PSG are favourites for the Champions League after smashing group stage goals record… so will Neymar and Co really scoop Europe’s biggest prize?
When Paris Saint-Germain arrived in Glasgow in September, they were third favourites for the Champions League. You cannot simply buy the European title, or so went popular wisdom.
Swiss full-back Michael Lang scored in the 89th minute at St Jakob Park to condemn United to a 1-0 defeat and deny Jose Mourinho's side qualification for the last 16 ahead of matchday six.
Neymar's starring PSG role no surprise for team-mate Dani Alves: 'He did it like that his whole career. It's not going to be any different here'
Neymar played a hand in three of PSG's seven goals at Parc des Princes, creating two and scoring one. It was exactly the kind of performance he was brought to the club to produce.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon surprises fan following Champions League clash with Barcelona... by giving him his shorts
It's commonplace for footballers to hand over their shirts at full-time, either swapping with opponents or throwing them into the crowd to be caught by a lucky fan. Less so for shorts.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo poses with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez after breaking own Champions League scoring record
Ronaldo flew back to Spain from Cyprus on late Tuesday evening after starring for Madrid in their 6-0 Champions League victory over APOEL in the group stages.
PSG shatter group stage goals record, fake money rains down in Brussels and Igor Akinfeev ends 11 years of hurt... seven things you missed from the Champions League action
Wednesday night's Champions League matches saw Manchester United downed by a late winner in Switzerland while Celtic were dismantled 7-1 by a rampant PSG side.
Manchester United arrived home at 2am on Thursday still reeling from an 89th-minute Champions League defeat in Basle.
PSG 7-1 Celtic: Deadly trio Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani all on the scoresheet as French giants survive early scare to run riot in Paris
STEPHEN McGOWAN AT THE PARC DE PRINCES: The saving grace for Celtic is that it's almost over now. This was another gruesome night for Scotland's champions in a torturous campaign.
Hari Kehill, Sesk Fabreqas and Villian... Chelsea stars as you've never seen them before ahead of Qarabag clash
Chelsea's travelling contingent for Wednesday evening's Champions League tie at Qarabag may see something unusual when they read their pre-match programmes.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits leaving Lionel Messi on the bench for Juventus draw was 'difficult'
Valverde was vindicated as Barcelona secured a 0-0 draw to ensure they will top the group. ?However, he was grateful to a late save from Marc-Andre ter Stegen which denied Paulo Dybala a winner.
Antonio Conte hails Chelsea players' character as Blues reach Champions League last 16 with Qarabag victory
Conte was fuming after the 3-0 loss at Roma which left Chelsea's Champions League status in the balance, but was pleased with the response. 'This group is showing great character,' Conte said.
Roy Keane slams Alberto Moreno for 'killing' Liverpool in Sevilla collapse: 'You wouldn't see a child doing it'
Liverpool will continue to struggle in the biggest games so long as Jurgen Klopp continues to play Alberto Moreno at left back, according to Manchester United legend Roy Keane.
Manchester United can compete for the Champions League title says Roy Keane... however Glenn Hoddle thinks they're lucky to get through the group
United slipped to a 1-0 defeat in Switzerland, but will still win Group A if they draw at home to CSKA Moscow in a fortnight's time. Keane however thinks United will move on quickly.
Jose Mourinho rues missed chances for Manchester United and admits it seemed 'impossible' not to beat Basle
Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United were so dominant in the first half against Basle that it seemed 'impossible not to win' and insists they remain in a comfortable position despite the loss.
Manchester United slammed for Champions League defeat in Basle by former player Rio Ferdinand: 'It was not a professional performance'
United needed only a draw to guarantee top spot in Group A, however Michael Lang's winner means they must get another point at home to CSKA Moscow in the final fixture.
Jose Mourinho keeping calm despite Basle defeat as he insists Manchester United 'can lose by some numbers' in final group game and still go through
CHRIS WHEELER: A bemused Jose Mourinho was left counting the cost of a first Champions League defeat of the season after Manchester United lost to a late goal in Basle on Wednesday.
Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea: Willian, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas secure progression to knockout stages as Antonio Conte's side breeze past 10-man minnows
SAMI MOKBEL IN BAKU: This is all very unlike Chelsea. What happened to the second season curse? A season of success followed by one of failure, eventually leading to the manager's sacking?
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand hails 'world class' Eden Hazard after his display in emphatic victory over Qarabag as Steven Gerrard says 'he's got everything'
The Belgium international starred for Antonio Conte's side as they breezed past 10-men Qarabag in Azerbaijan to book their place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League.
Basle 1-0 Manchester United: Basle faulty for Jose Mourinho's men as they are stunned in Switzerland by Michael Lang's late winner at St Jakob-Park
CHRIS WHEELER AT ST JAKOB-PARK: When?all the excitement had died down and everyone put their calculators away, the damage to United’s hopes of Champions League progress wasn’t that bad.
Pep Guardiola gave English wonderkid Phil Foden a Champions League debut aged just 17... now we ask our experts: Should Man City send him out on loan?
Phil Foden admitted it 'meant everything' to come on for boyhood club Man City on Tuesday night. But is he ready? We ask Sportsmail experts Martin Keown and Chris Sutton if he should be sent on loan.
Pep Guardiola tore into Manchester City players despite Feyenoord win, reveals Yaya Toure: 'We can do better than that... we played lazily'
Raheem Sterling's late winner eased Feyenoord aside and extended a club record of consecutive victories, but Yaya Toure revealed the manager was incensed by their lack of cutting edge.
‘It was horrible — by far the worst experience I have had at a match': Liverpool fan relives her horrendous ordeal during Sevilla clash
A female Liverpool fan has spoken of a horrendous ordeal she suffered in Seville as the club launched an inquiry into claims supporters were abused by Spanish police.
Liverpool investigate claims that fans were assaulted by Spanish police - including a woman 'punched' by an officer - before Champions League clash in Seville
Liverpool are investigating claims that fans were mistreated by Spanish police with some allegedly assaulted and denied entry to the stadium before the 3-3 Champions League draw in Seville.
Antonio Conte to spend flight back from Chelsea's victory over Qarabag planning for clash against Liverpool
Chelsea booked their place in the Champions League knockout stages with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Azerbaijan champions Qarabag in Baku on Wednesday evening.
Atletico Madrid 2-0 Roma: Diego Simeone's side stay alive in Champions League as stunning effort from Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro strike settle the contest
Antoine Griezmann's stunning goal kept Atletico Madrid's Champions League hopes alive as they grabbed a vital victory over Roma at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday evening.
Juventus 0-0 Barcelona: Qualification for knockout stages goes to final game for Serie A champions as Lionel Messi plays substitute ahead of Valencia tie
It wasn't one of those performance to strike fear into the rest of Europe but Barcelona – with Lionel Messi on the bench – are through to the last 16 as Group D winners after a 0-0 draw with Juventus.
Basle 1-0 Manchester United, RESULT: Plus Champions League matches from Juventus 0-0 Barcelona, PSG 7-1 Celtic and the rest of the action
Manchester United were hit by a Basle strike one minute before time as the Red Devils' hopes of progressing from the Champions League group stages go down to the final matchday.
Willian scored twice as Chelsea breezed past Group C minnows Qarabag to book their place in the last 16 of this season's Champions League.
Liverpool stars look gloomy as they arrive back in England after throwing away 3-0 half-time lead at Sevilla in the Champions League
With the events of the previous night clearly still weighing heavy on their minds, Liverpool's players arrived back in England on Wednesday afternoon... and there were glum faces all round after a 3-3 draw.
Liverpool showed they 'don't know how to defend' after letting three goal lead slip against Sevilla in Champions League clash, says Rio Ferdinand
The Reds went 3-0 up after half an hour in Spain and looked on course to reach the Champions League knock-out stages. However they were pegged back in the second half.
Liverpool Q&A: After another collapse against Sevilla, what is going wrong at the back and what can Jurgen Klopp do to solve their defensive problems?
A second-half implosion means they still need to beat Spartak Moscow in their final group game to be assured of top spot in Group E. Here Sportsmail answers some of the key questions.
Dani Carvajal could face a three-game ban after UEFA charge Real Madrid defender for deliberately getting booked against Apoel Nicosia
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has been charged by UEFA for getting booked on purpose during their 6-0 win at Apoel Nicosia in Champions League Group H on Tuesday.
Atletico Madrid are on the brink of Champions League group-stage elimination... Diego Simeone will hope their unfancied tag against Roma will serve them well in do-or-die clash
PETE JENSON: On Wednesday night the Romans are in town but Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid gladiators are on their last legs in Europe and the Europa League is looming large
Ed Woodward was closer to the truth than he realised in calling Manchester United 'adult Disneyworld'... once led by a dominant personality and now hunting for a return to greatness
Ed Woodward was closer to the truth than he perhaps realised when he famously offered Jurgen Klopp the chance to replace David Moyes as Manchester United manager in 2014.?
Yaya Toure urges Manchester City team-mates not to be distracted by praise after Feyenoord victory extends winning streak to 17 matches: 'We have to keep focused'
City extended their winning streak to 17 after Raheem Sterling secured a 1-0 victory over Feyenoord on Tuesday, which also solidified top spot in their Champions League group.
Gary Neville predicted astonishing Liverpool collapse against Sevilla with Reds three goals up as ex-Manchester United defender tweeted: '3-3 this!'
Perhaps the only thing more remarkable than Liverpool's total capitulation against Sevilla was Gary Neville's prediction of the result with the Reds three goals up.?
Juventus star Paulo Dybala has another chance to shine against Lionel Messi as he prepares to face potential suitors Barcelona... with Manchester United also interested in the striker
It's always a double edged sword when a player is linked with a mega-move to Barcelona or Real Madrid. On one hand it means he is doing well, providing end product and entertainment.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits they 'let themselves down' after letting 3-0 lead slip at Sevilla
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has frankly admitted that his side 'let themselves down' following their latest implosion in a big game away from home on Tuesday evening.
Phil Foden says it was an 'amazing experience' to make his Manchester City debut: 'It meant everything, I've waited so long for this opportunity'
Phil Foden revealed supporters chanting his name 'meant everything' during his Manchester City debut. Pep Guardiola sent on the teenager as Raheem Sterling netted a late winner on Tuesday.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola expects a 'complicated' Champions League draw with Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in mix for last-16
Manchester City ensured they would finish top of group F with a 1-0 win over Feyenoord at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night, courtesy of Raheem Sterling's 88th-minute strike.
Manchester City 1-0 Feyenoord: Raheem Sterling scores late on as Pep Guardiola's side qualify for the knockout stages as Group F winners
IAN LADYMAN AT THE ETIHAD: He was the best player of the game long before he scored the goal that settled it. Raheem Sterling’s rebirth at Manchester City continues to gather pace.
Sevilla heroes celebrate with boss Eduardo Berizzo after pulling off crazy comeback from 3-0 down to Liverpool in same week he told them he has cancer
Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the Spanish club confirmed on Wednesday morning.
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling admits surprise at England axe by Gareth Southgate:?'If my season carries on like this, it gives him no choice but to pick me for World Cup'
Chris Smalling has expressed surprise at being dropped by England for their recent friendlies and has vowed to prove Gareth Southgate wrong before the World Cup next summer.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone backs misfiring Antoine Griezmann ahead of crunch Champions League meeting with Roma
Diego Simeone has asked the Atletico Madrid fans to keep faith with Antoine Griezmann as the French forward tries to end his eight-match goal drought. Griezmann was jeered by fans at the weekend.
APOEL 0-6 Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo nets 100th European goal for los Blancos as Cypriot minnows are crushed
PETE JENSON: Real Madrid could not have asked for a more supple punching bag to forget their domestic woes than APOEL and the La Liga giants enjoyed letting out their frustrations.
Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Tottenham: Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min strike in second half to complete impressive comeback and seal top spot in Group H
MATT BARLOW IN DORTMUND: Dele Alli wriggled between two yellow-shirted defenders, drew in a third and found Son who curled a shot into the net to cleanse the pain of a North London defeat.
Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool: Reds throw away 3-0 lead after brilliant first half display in Spain as they concede stoppage time equaliser in Champions League clash
DOMINIC KING IN SEVILLE: Jurgen Klopp wanted to make a point. It was time to leave the cramped confines of Sevilla’s press room but not before he had made one last statement.
Juventus train for Barcelona tie as Massimiliano Allegri claims they can make another Champions League final despite poor start to the season
Massimiliano Allegri lead his Juventus team on a final training session ahead of Wednesday's crucial Champions League group tie against Barcelona, which is likely to decide .who tops it.
Tottenham frontman Harry Kane claims his side believed they could fight back after falling behind to Dortmund as he hails 'fantastic night'
Spurs fell behind to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's first-half strike but Kane equalised with his sixth goal of the tournament before Son Heung-min sealed an impressive victory.
Mauricio Pochettino delighted to qualify as Group H winners as manager admits initial concerns over Tottenham's Champions League draw
Mauricio Pochettino admits he feared the worst when Tottenham's Champions League draw came out but his side will go through top of the group after they beat Borussia Dortmund.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoans player 'misjudgement' after throwing away three goal lead to draw with Sevilla: 'We stopped playing football in the second half'
A worrying wobble saw them concede twice to Wissam Ben Yedder - one a twice-taken penalty - in the 15 minutes after the interval and Guido Pizarro drilled home an added-time corner.
Monaco 1-4 RB Leipzig: Naby Keita adds exclamation point as last season's Champions League semi-finalists are knocked out
Last season's Champions League semi-finalists Monaco will not be in the knockout stage of this year's edition after a humiliating defeat at home to German upstarts RB Leipzig.
Match-winner Raheem Sterling admits Manchester City had to defeat Feyenoord the ugly way: 'We have shown all season that we have the mentality to win in different ways'
Sterling fired home an 88th-minute winner to earn the Premier League leaders maximum points as Pep Guardiola's men completed a double over their Dutch Group F opponents this season.
Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala's audition for a bigger role in Pep Guardiola's plans fails to hit the high notes
JACK GAUGHAN AT THE ETIHAD: Mangala might well be leaned on for much more than this game while Stones recovers from the hamstring injury sustained at the weekend. That should be a concern.
Napoli keep hopes of Champions League progress alive in rout over Shakhtar Donetsk as Besiktas fight back to draw with Porto and book place in last 16 for the first time ever
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUND-UP: But minutes later Zielinski made amends, confidently slotting into the far bottom corner after a smart exchange with Dries Mertens.
Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Tottenham RESULT: Plus APOEL 0-6 Real Madrid, Man City 1-0 Feyenoord and the rest of the Champions League scores
Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City both clinched top spots in their Champions League groups following respective victories over Borussia Dortmund and Feyenoord.
Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool, Champions League RESULT: Spaniards complete amazing second-half comeback after Reds had raced to 3-0 lead at break
Liverpool will be hoping to join Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City by qualifying for the last-16 of the Champions League when they take on Sevilla. Follow live with Sportsmail's BEN NAGLE.
Lionel Messi and Barcelona team-mates train ahead of Juventus clash as Ivan Rakitic admits Argentine isn't 100 per cent 'certain to remain at the club'
Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates trained on Tuesday night ahead clash with Juventus while Ivan Rakitic admits that the Argentine talisman isn't 100 per cent certain 'if he'll stay or not'.
Celtic train before PSG clash as manager Brendan Rodgers warns they will be playing the 'best of the best' when they take on Neymar and Co
Brendan Rodgers believes Celtic will play the 'best of the best' when they take on Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night. The Parkhead side lost 5-0 to the French giants on matchday one.
Basle coach Raphael Wicky plays down concerns about St Jakob-Park pitch before Manchester United clash
Basle coach Raphael Wicky insists the pitch at St Jakob-Park will not be a problem when Manchester United meet the Swiss side in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Feyenoord fans light up Manchester with flares and fireworks ahead of Champions League clash with City as thousands gather under police supervision
The Shambles Square area of Manchester was rammed full of?boozing Feyenoord supporters six hours before Tuesday night's Champions League game at the Etihad Stadium.
Roma director Ramon Rodriguez warns not to write off Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid: 'Whoever thinks his team is dead, does not know him'
No-one should write off Atletico Madrid under their charismatic coach Diego Simeone, AS Roma sporting director Ramon Rodriguez said ahead of their Group C clash on Wednesday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Marcos Rojo among Manchester United travelling party for Basle trip as stars arrive at airport ahead of clash
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be hoping to follow up his cameo appearance against Newcastle with his first start of the season as the Swede is among Manchester United's travelling party.?
Barcelona trio Andres Iniesta, Jordi Alba and Samuel Umtiti entertain themselves with iPad game on flight to Turin ahead of Juventus clash
The Barcelona players entertained themselves with a game on the iPad during their flight to Turin. Andres Iniesta, Jordi Alba and Samuel Umtiti shared a screen to play.
Fernando Torres set for shock Atletico Madrid start in clash with Roma after leading attack in final training session
Former Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is in line for a shock start in Wednesday night's crucial Champions League fixture between Atletico Madrid and Roma.