Manuel Pellegrini: stood by his record in in Europe since joining City. Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Manchester City take on Borussia Mönchengladbach hoping to relocate their X-factor. Their scintillating early-season form drew a maximum 15 points an(...)

Schalke’s Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (centre) celebrates with team mates after scoring the equaliser   against Chelsea  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

Chelsea 1 Schalke 1Jose Mourinho had offered up a reminder on the eve of this contest that he is very much “part of this tournament’s history”, though(...)

Mario Götze (right) warms up during a training session in Dortmund on Tuesday.  Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

The translator had just reached the final line of Jürgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference and was thanking the attended journalists for comin(...)