Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says his team need to score in France if they want to progress. Photograph: Reuters

Pep Guardiola said Manchester City will be eliminated from the Champions League if they fail to score in Monaco, despite holding a 5-3 lead from an ex(...)

 Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero scores their third goal in the  Uefa Champions League round of 16 first-leg match against Monaco  at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters/Livepic

Manchester City 5 Monaco 3 Where do you even start with a match of this nature? It was a thrilling night, full of mistakes, drama and controversy and(...)

 Pep Guardiola has praised Monaco.  “I am really impressed how good they are. The full-backs play like wingers, the wingers play like attacking midfielders.” Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

As a measure of why Pep Guardiola spoke so effusively about Manchester City’s latest opponents in the Champions League, it is worth bearing in mind M(...)

Juventus players celebrate with their supporters after they reach the last four of the Champion League following a 0-0 draw away to Monaco. Photograph: Afp

AS Monaco 0 (0) Juventus 0 (1)Those from Barcelona to Bayern Munich via Madrid will not be quaking in their boots just yet, but Juvenuts are back wher(...)

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri with Carlos Tevez and Kingsley Coman at the club’s training Centre in Vinovo near Turin. Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

Gianluigi Buffon believes progress beyond Monaco into the semi-finals would re-establish Juventus “among the best teams in Europe” as the Italian clu(...)

Juventus’ midfielder Andrea Pirlo attends a training session on the eve of the Champions League football match against Monaco. Photo: Getty Images

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri faces a tricky dilemma for their Champions League clash against AS Monaco as he tries to decide whether to field (...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger with Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

AS Monaco had the last laugh in their Champions League last 16 tie against Arsenal on Tuesday, the Ligue 1 side surviving a shaky second leg performan(...)

Aaron Ramsey scores  Arsenal’s second goal in their Champions League round of 16 second leg match against AS Monaco  at Stade Louis II. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

Monaco 0 Arsenal 2 (3-3 on agg, Monaco advance on away goals)The lesson for Arsenal is they cannot leave themselves needing these kind of feats of esc(...)

Arsenal’s head coach Arsene Wenger: “The statistics are all against us. We have to give everything to make the statistics lie.” Photo: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

To put it into context, the cold, harsh reality for Arsenal is that no team have ever qualified in the Champion League era after losing the home firs(...)

  Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini will have to plan for a Champions League meeting with Barcelona.  Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Manchester City’s reward for securing progress from their Champions League group is another meeting with Barcelona, who beat them last season, also i(...)

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