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Pablo Zabaleta has outlined how important facing and beating Roma is for Manchester City in the Champions League.
Roberto Mancini is anticipating Manchester City against Roma and advised the Giallorossi on how best to face the Premier League side.
Edin Dzeko is looking forward to facing Roma and warns that for both them and Manchester City, this week will be a ‘delicate challenge’.
Roma will face Manchester City with an attacking trio of Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Alessandro Florenzi, with Juan Iturbe on the bench.
Roma named their squad for the Champions League trip to Manchester City, including Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Bjorn Kuipers has been assigned as the referee for the Manchester City-Roma Champions League tie.
Rudi Garcia said Manchester City “have a lot of pressure on them and Roma must enjoy this moment” in the Champions League.
UEFA have officially opened Financial Fair Play investigations into clubs including Roma, Inter, Liverpool and Monaco.
Giorgio Chiellini pleased with Juventus’ start to the season “after an eventful summer” and is targeting Atletico Madrid.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio feels Roma can succeed in Italy and Europe. “This team has no defects.”
The fallout from supporter clashes before and during Roma's recent meeting with CSKA Moscow could see the Giallorossi fined.
Roma have confirmed that Juan Iturbe has suffered a first degree groin strain, and it is seen as likely to keep him out for around two to three weeks.
CSKA Moscow have released a statement condemning the behaviour of a section of its supporters during their defeat to Roma in midweek.
Demetrio Albertini believes Juventus just need to be cocky in Europe to improve, and that they should ‘fly through’ the group stages.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio said Milan hosting the 2016 Champions League Final is “an extraordinary opportunity.”
As expected, UEFA have assigned the 2016 Champions League Final to the Stadio Meazza in Milan.
Roberto Mancini insists it is “good for Italian football” to export players like Mario Balotelli, but snapped at Jose Mourinho over Portugal.
Gigi Buffon said Max Allegri is “less maniacal” than Antonio Conte, but Juventus “can be in Europe’s top eight clubs.”
Roma stewards are furious, but CSKA Moscow insist they won’t be punished after crowd trouble in the Champions League.
Radja Nainggolan isn’t concerned about pressure on Roma but he does believe their underdog status in Europe may help.
Three fans were reportedly arrested before Roma’s Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow, and 15 more detained afterwards.
UEFA will reportedly confirm today that Milan’s Giuseppe Meazza Stadium will host the 2016 Champions League Final.
CSKA Moscow Coach Leonid Slutski confessed that Roma “tore us to shreds” in a 5-1 thrashing.
Francesco Totti was pleased with Roma’s “significant” 5-1 Champions League victory over CSKA Moscow.
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart had a rather unusual reaction to news Roma had beaten CSKA Moscow 5-1.
Gervinho said Roma “made it look easy” as they pulverised CSKA Moscow 5-1 in the Champions League.
Alessandro Florenzi insists he got a touch on “something” during the CSKA Moscow own goal in Roma’s 5-1 win.
Morgan De Sanctis is sure “Bayern Munich and Manchester City won’t be happy to play Roma” in the Champions League.
Rudi Garcia said Roma “started on two right feet” against CSKA Moscow and are confident for Manchester City.
Miralem Pjanic explained Roma’s approach to beating CSKA Moscow 5-1. “We pressed them hard and let our quality shine through.”
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