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Raul Albiol claims Napoli “deserved to be in the Champions League” and Serie A is “tougher” than La Liga.
Arturo Vidal “can’t believe” Juventus lost to Atletico Madrid and is glad to face Francesco Totti, who “was a champion when I was a child.”
Carlos Tevez believes Juventus are “still favourites” against Roma, but he actually prefers Max Allegri to Antonio Conte.
For incidents at the Stadio Olimpico last month, CSKA Moscow have been handed a three-game stadium ban for supporters, amongst other things.
Martin Caceres dislocated his shoulder against Atletico Madrid, while Alvaro Morata is in doubt for Juventus-Roma.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers warned Mario Balotelli he “needs to improve” after a £16m move from Milan.
Giorgio Chiellini insists Juventus put in a “good” performance against Atletico Madrid and are ready for Roma.
Alessio Tacchinardi liked what he saw from Juventus at Atletico Madrid and backs the team’s strength in the Champions League.
James Pallotta has enthused at Roma’s reaction at Manchester City and says ahead of facing Juventus the team can compete with anyone.
Leonardo Bonucci said Juventus deserve credit for “forcing Atletico Madrid to sit back and wait for us.”
Diego Simeone explained Atletico Madrid’s “tactically intelligent game” to beat Juventus 1-0 in the Champions League.
Juanfran is adamant Atletico Madrid “did a great job and deserved the victory” against Juventus.
Massimiliano Allegri insisted Juventus “played to win, but it wasn’t easy” after their 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Gigi Buffon warned Juventus “need to take more risks” in Europe after their 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Giorgio Chiellini said Juventus “deserved at least a point” against Atletico Madrid and they are in a “very balanced group.”
Juventus had more possession at the Vicente Calderon, but were beaten by Arda Turan’s goal for Atletico Madrid.
Rudi Garcia said he hopes to have Kevin Strootman back for Roma’s match with Manchester City on December 10.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta knows there are “three very important points at stake” against Atletico Madrid.
Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente start as Juventus take on Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid.
Zibi Boniek said Roma goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski was “a mere spectator” against Manchester City last night.
Atletico Madrid have named 18 players for tonight’s match with Juventus, including Alessio Cerci but not Gabi Fernandez.
Max Allegri reportedly has to pick between Martin Caceres and Angelo Ogbonna, and Alvaro Morata and Fernando Llorente against Atletico Madrid.
Ashley Cole said his Roma side “can be proud of ourselves” after a 1-1 draw at Manchester City.
Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic praised “an excellent Roma who played better and fully deserved the point.”
Marco Verratti scored his first ever PSG goal to beat Barcelona 3-2. “These are the games you dream of as a kid.”
James Milner admits Manchester City “didn’t play at our best” in a 1-1 Champions League draw with Roma.
Rudi Garcia said Roma “proved we are up to the standard” of Manchester City and joked about Ashley Cole’s performance.
Manuel Pellegrini was “more disappointed by the performance than the result” of Manchester City against Roma.
Miralem Pjanic “expected to be under more pressure” from Manchester City and felt Roma could’ve won.
Francesco Totti feels Roma deserved to beat Manchester City tonight, as “we proved what we are worth and what we can do.”
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