Anderlecth coach Vincent Kompany 'disgusted and disappointed' by racist insults hurled at him and his team
The former Manchester City captain said he was targeted by racist insults during the game against Club Brugge and said his players and staff were also subjected to racist abuse.
Liverpool midfielders Fabinho and Thiago Alcantara are back in contention for the Champions League visit of Atlético Madrid after recovering from injuries.
Champions League: City supporter 'stable' after being viciously attack following win over Club Brugge
Five men were arrested after the incident that left the 63-year-old City fan, who is Belgian, hospitalised after being attacked in a parking lot at a service station late Tuesday after City’s 5-1 win.
The City fan, a Belgian national, was badly beaten at a motorway service station where rival fans first stole his club scarf.
The Reds are top of Group B with three wins out of three while Atletico are equal on four points with Porto, who beat AC Milan 1-0 in Portugal.
Liverpool head to Atletico Madrid seeking a third straight win in the group and likely to welcome back Brazil internationals Alisson Becker and Fabinho after their late returns from national team duty.
Rodrygo snatched victory for Real as he flicked in with a minute to play in Milan, stunning Inter who had dominated much of the game and forced Thibaut Courtois into several saves.
UEFA Champions League: When and where to watch the matchday 1 games as European football league season gets underway.
Pochettino now looks set to unleash Lionel Messi, the six-time Ballon d'Or winner, from the start at the Jan Breydel Stadium against Club Brugge in the Group A opener.
Champions League: Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho looks to silence critics as they take on Club Brugge
While fellow youngsters Erling Braut Haaland and Giovanni Reyna have hogged the headlines in Dortmund this season, 20-year-old winger Sancho has come under fire in recent weeks for an alleged lack of form.
Lazio fielded a depleted team in Brugge in the Champions League on Wednesday and drew 1-1 without last season's top European scorer Ciro Immobile and midfielders Luis Alberto, Manuel Lazzari, Lucas Leiva and Djavan Anderson.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Club Brugge formally declared champions of Belgian Pro League as season ends early
Club Brugge were formally declared Belgian champions on Friday after the country’s Pro League confirmed last month’s decision to bring the season to a premature halt in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Belgian government ends hopes of a restart for domestic football league season
Belgium’s Pro League was the first in Europe to end its 2019-20 season, as the deadly effects of the COVID-19 health crisis began to hit, but the decision made by the league’s board in early April was still to be ratified by the 24-member clubs.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Belgium football association defends decision to prematurely end professional season
Belgium’s Pro League on Thursday cancelled the remainder of the season, which has been suspended from last month because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Belgian football league has become the first major European competition to recommend ending its season with the current standings declared final because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Europa League: Christian Eriksen's first goal for club fires Inter Milan to comfortable win; Manchester United held at Club Brugge
Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen scored his first goal for the club since last month’s move from Tottenham Hotspur to set up a 2-0 win at Ludogorets Razgrad in their Europa League last 32, first leg
LaLiga: Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale set to miss upcoming league Espanyol game, Champions League fixture against Club Brugge
Other Madrid players who did not practice with the rest of the squad on Friday included Eden Hazard, James Rodríguez, Marcelo, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vázquez
Ligue 1: Reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain stunned by rock-bottom Dijon ahead of Club Brugge clash
Paris Saint-Germain suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of rock-bottom Dijon on Friday in a sapping setback to morale just days before they tackle Club Brugge in the Champions League.
Dutch Football Federation says unified league with Belgium impossible in short term, but could happen in future
The Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) poured cold water on recent talk for a unified Low Countries league on Tuesday saying it was impossible in the short term.
LaLiga: Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale never speaks about leaving Real Madrid, says Welshman had permission to fly to London
Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale was given permission by Real Madrid to travel to London on Monday, and claims the Welshman never talks about leaving the club.