Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino praised his fringe players after they ensured the club’s Champions League Group H campaign finished with a flourish on Wednesday. Read more
Ousmane Dembele was back in training with Barcelona’s first team on Wednesday three months after being sidelined with a hamstring injury.
The club posted pictures of the 20-year-old being put through his paces at their training ground. Read more
Stand-in managers Craig Shakespeare and Duncan Ferguson look set to pick an Everton team made up of fringe players and youngsters when their Europa League campaign ends against Apollon Limassol. Read more
Manchester United secured top spot in Group A of the Champions League after coming from behind to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Read more
Celtic’s Champions League campaign ended with a whimper but their 1-0 defeat to Anderlecht was enough to see them qualify for the Europa League. Read more
Arsenal Tula vs Spartak Moscow
Russian Premier League
Date: Friday, 1st December 2017
Kick-off at 16:30 UK/ 17:30 CET
Arsenal Stadium (Tula).
Miodrag Bozovic can’t complain how the 2017/18 season has panned out for Arsenal Tula. The team that narrowly escaped relegation last season is now sitting at 9th in the table and European qualification zone is at an achievable 5 points distance. Read more
Barcelona eased into the last 16 of the Copa del Rey with a 5-0 win over Real Murcia as two other La Liga sides were knocked out.
The La Liga leaders, already 3-0 up from the first leg, never looked in any danger of failing to finish the job at the Nou Camp despite making several changes. Read more
Ostersunds FK vs Zorya
UEFA Europa League
Date: 23rd November 2017
Kick off at 18:00 UK / 19:00 CET
Venue: Jamtkraft Arena (Ostersund).
Most experts predicted an easy walkthrough for the likes of Athletic Bilbao and Hertha BSC in the Group J, but it’s Ostersunds FK and Zorya who hold the top two spots coming into their fifth round meeting at Jamtkraft Arena. Read more
Uefa says it has “initiated” talks with Fifa and other regional confederations about expanding its new Nations League into a global competition.
The Nations League starts next September and will replace most international friendlies on Fifa’s calendar which involve European teams. Read more
Genoa vs Napoli
Italian Serie A – Season 2017/18
Date: Wednesday, 25th October 2017, at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Stadio Artemio Franchi (Florence).
Genoa have a tough task at hand this midweek when league leaders Napoli come to town. Read more