Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping his team can repeat last year’s impressive Champions League run. Photograph: Getty Images

The Premier League will supply a quarter of the teams in the Champions League last-16 draw, which will take place at 11am on Monday. Teams from the sa(...)

 Roma’s Robin Olsen and Bryan Cristante celebrate after their win in Moscow. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

CSKA Moscow 1 Roma 2 AS Roma put themselves on the brink of a place in the Champions League knockout stage when Lorenzo Pellegrini’s first goal in t(...)

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui: “I see that we are improving, that we are playing better.” Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

CSKA Moscow v Real Madrid - Luzhniki Stadium, 8pm (Live on BT Sports Extra 2). Champions League holders Real Madrid will have to work around a string(...)

There is a one in five chance that Dundalk fans could be making the trip to Celtic Park. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

The draw for the Champions League’s final qualifying round takes place in Monaco on Friday. There are five teams Dundalk can come up against. As an u(...)

Sparta Prague playmaker Borek Dockal will be pulling the strings in the Czech Republic’s attack. Photograph: Getty

Prospects  It doesn’t seem that long since the Czechs might have been regarded as a decent outside bet for a European title but there is no fe(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini. His team face CSKA  Moscow behind closed doors,  a restriction imposed  on the  Russian club over fan behaviour last year. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City have no advantage in playing CSKA Moscow behind closed doors and has warned his defenders they must improv(...)

Manchester City’s Joe Hart during a training session at the Etihad Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA

Joe Hart has “no chance” of going out on loan in January even if he is still not re-established as Manchester City’s number one, Manuel Pellegrini has(...)