United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: ‘We’re in a decent position but you need a result away from home to go through, so all eyes and all focus is on this one.’ Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Ole Gunnar Solskjær conceded “one swallow does not make a summer” after Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Tottenham, and said criticism fuels his drive(...)

Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their third goal with Harry Maguire during the Champions League Group F match against Atalanta at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Manchester United 3 Atalanta 2 Manchester United continue to be a heart-palpitating proposition who cannot control matches. But, they also continue t(...)

Ferland Mendy of Real Madrid scores their side’s late winner from a free-kick  during the Champions League round of 16 first leg against Atalanta  at Gewiss Stadium  in Bergamo. Photograph:  Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images

Atalanta 0 Real Madrid 1 “Our idea is to attack for 90 minutes,” the Atalanta centre back Cristian Romero had said. Instead, down to 10 men early, he(...)

Atalanta forward Josip Ilicic  scores his side’s first goal  past Liverpool goalkeeper  Alisson during the Champions League  match at Anfield. Photograph:  Jon Super/AFP via Getty Images

Liverpool 0 Atalanta 2 Qualification for the Champions League knock-out stages was the prize for Liverpool but resting some legs for the Premier Leag(...)

Liverpool striker Diogo Jota scores the first of his goals during the Champions League Group D match against Atalanta at Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images

Atalanta 0 Liverpool 5 The biggest challenge in Liverpool’s Champions League group – as Jürgen Klopp had described an away trip to Atalanta – proved (...)

Klopp defended Mohamed Salah  from accusations that the striker  dived to win a penalty during Liverpool’s league win over  West Ham United.  Photograph:  Jon Super/PA Wire.

Jürgen Klopp has defended Mohamed Salah over accusations he dived to win a penalty against West Ham and insists the Liverpool striker has the marks t(...)

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona will face competition favourites Bayern Munich on Friday. Photograph: EPA

Atalanta v PSG (Wednesday) On the one side, the fairy story of this season’s Champions League, the sole remaining Italian club in the competition wit(...)

Manchester City’s English defender Kyle Walker finished Wednesday’s match in goal. Photograph: Getty Images

Atlanta 1 Manchester City 1 Manchester City remain in control of their Champions League destiny – a point is needed for qualification – but the way t(...)

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling celebrates completing his hat-trick by scoring their fifth goal during the Champions League Group C match against Atalanta at the Etihad stadium. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images

Manchester City 5 Atalanta 1 On a night of firsts for Manchester City, they could savour Raheem Sterling’s maiden Champions League hat-trick. If the(...)