LONDON (AP) — The main talking points for the third round of matches in the group stage of the Champions League:
GENEVA (AP) — UEFA is preparing to give Europe’s top soccer clubs the greater control they have wanted for Champions League marketing rights and deals — an issue that helped drive some to launch the breakaway Super League.
After stunning one of Europe's soccer giants by scoring the winner against Real Madrid in the Champions League, anything seems possible for Sébastien Thill.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:
Having the most participants in the Champions League has only added to the sense of malaise for Spanish football.
GENEVA (AP) — While Cristiano Ronaldo is keeping up his record-setting Champions League level to the end, Barcelona has become barely recognizable as a European power.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Italy forwards Federico Chiesa and Federico Bernardeschi ran consistently through the heart of Chelsea’s defense, Romelu Lukaku was held in check, and Juventus convincingly beat the injury-depleted trophy defender 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday.
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — When Sheriff Tiraspol became the first club from the former Soviet state of Moldova to qualify for the Champions League last month, it seemed like the feel-good story of the day.
BERLIN (AP) — Lionel Messi scored his first Paris Saint-German goal and Luxembourg midfielder Sébastien Thill struck late for newcomer Sheriff to stun 13-time champion Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi's superb first goal for Paris Saint-Germain was well worth the wait and delivered a timely reminder of the electric skill that has helped him win a record six Ballon d'Or trophies.
Key talking points ahead of the second round of Champions League games in the group stage:
Although Marseille's motto of “Straight to Goal" is an ode to attacking soccer, there has always been a rich tradition of great defenders at the nine-time French champions.
American midfielder Brenden Aaronson scored his first league goal of the season for RB Salzburg in Sunday's 2-0 home win over Rapid Vienna in the Austrian Bundesliga.
Marshmello has been chosen to play the opening ceremony for the UEFA Champions League Final.