Atletico Madrid’s Raul Garcia celebrates putting last year’s finalists 1-0 against Olympiakos at the Vicente Calderon

Atletico Madrid swept into the Champions League last 16 with a game to spare as Mario Mandzukic netted a hat-trick in a crushing 4-0 win at home to Ol(...)

Heung-Min Son of Bayer Leverkusen celebrates after scoring his second against Zenit St. Petersburg   at the Petrovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg. Photograph: Federico Gambarini / EPA

GROUP AAtletico Madrid’s Koke and Raul Garcia secured a 2-0 victory at Malmo in their Champions League Group A clash on Tuesday after the Swedes spurn(...)

 Diego Godin (left) jumps to celebrate scoring their fourth goal against Malmo FF at Vicente Calderon Stadium. Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Olympiacos are top of Group A after former Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami grabbed the winner in a 1-0 victory over Juventus. The Greek champions are (...)

Borussia Dortmund’s fans during their  Champions League Group D match   against Anderlecht at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Lenoir / Reuters

Real Madrid avoided the embarrassment of losing to Champions League minnows Ludogorets after they fell a goal behind in Razgrad. After Marcelin(...)

Chelsea’s manager Jose Mourinho. Photograph:
EPA

Jose Mourinho has suggested clubs, Manchester City principal among them, will be wary of flouting Uefa’s financial fair play regulations only if the g(...)

Edin Dzeko of Manchester City in action against  Stoke City at Etihad Stadium.  Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Manchester City’s huge fine for breaching Uefa’s financial fair play rules is to be shared out around the other clubs in the Champions League. City w(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Cillian Sheridan’s Apoel Nicosia have been drawn in Group F alongside Barcelona,  PSG and Ajax. Photograph:  Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images

Liverpool will have the a glamorous return to the Champions League after being drawn against holders Real Madrid in the group stage. Five-time Europea(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: preparing to sell Javi García for  a fee of €15 million, plus a further €1 million in add-ons. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty.

Javi García is set to leave Manchester City for Zenit St Petersburg in a deal worth €16.3 million to end his two-season spell at the champions, with t(...)

Borussia Dortmund’s Kevin Grosskreutz, coach Juergen Klopp and Sokratis Papastathopoulos (l-r)  after their Champions League round of 16 second leg   match against Zenit St Petersburg. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

Borussia Dortmund 1 Zenit St Petersburg 2 (Borussia win 5-4 on aggregate) Borussia Dortmund lost 2-1 to visitors Zenit St Petersburg on Wed(...)