Gareth Bale's brace against Villareal to Union Berlin's reality check to Borussia Dortmund, five talking points from European football
From Atletico Madrid challenging getting off to a dream start in La Liga to Matthijs De Ligt's nightmarish debut for Juventus, here are the five talking points from European football
UEFA Champions League Qualifying: Ajax come from behind to escape early exit against PAOK; Porto, Celtic crash out
In the playoff round, the last stage of qualifying, Ajax faces a likely easier task against APOEL of Cyprus, which beat Azerbaijan's Qarabag 3-2 on aggregate.
Recovering Iker Casillas to join his Portuguese club Porto in a role with management functions, return to field still in doubt
Iker Casillas, sidelined from playing because of the heart attack he suffered two months back, will be joining his club's staff in a management role
Iker Casillas leaves hospital unaided despite being admitted after suffering a heart attack, says footballing future uncertain
Veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas has 167 Spain caps, winning the 2010 World Cup and two European Championships, and also played over 700 games for Real Madrid.
Premier League: Cardiff, Huddersfield matches as important as Barcelona clash, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp is adamant that their Premier League matches against Cardiff and Huddersfield are as important as their Champions League semi against Barcelona.
Premier League: Liverpool can win domestic title and Champions League, says star defender Virgil Van Dijk
Van Dijk knows they will have to put in an improved performance next Wednesday as their opponents have shown they can cause them the occasional scare
Champions League: Liverpool won't underestimate Porto in quarter-final clash, says manager Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool won't underestimate Porto after being handed a Champions League quarter-final clash with the Portuguese underdogs.
Champions League: Manchester United draw Barcelona in quarter-finals; City to take on Tottenham in all-English clash
Manchester United will face Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals while Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur clash in an all-Premier League tie.
Champions League: AS Roma sack Eusebio Di Francesco as coach after crashing out to Porto in round of 16
Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked as AS Roma coach after the team crashed out of the Champions League with former boss Claudio Ranieri tipped to replace him.
Champions League: Manchester United barge into quarters with historic PSG victory; Porto beat AS Roma in tense clash
"You always know it is possible. With this club this is what we do. It's Manchester United. It's the Champions League. That's what it does," said Ole Gunner Solskjaer.
Champions League: AS Roma's Eusebio Di Francesco demands semi-final form against Porto after domestic stumble
Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco said on Tuesday he wants his side to re-discover the performances which led them to last season's semi-finals before they face Porto in the second leg of the Champions League last 16.
Jose Mourinho wants next club to have 'structural empathy' to help him cope with demands of modern football
Jose Mourinho says the next club he joins must have a strong sense of "structural empathy" to help him cope with the demands of modern football.
Champions League: UEFA chief refereeing officer Roberto Rosetti pleased with implementation of VAR in last-16 first-leg matches
VAR was implemented for the first time in Europe’s premier club competition and was called into action in games when tight offside and penalty decisions were involved
Brazilian international defender Alex Sandro has renewed his contract with Juventus, committing to the Serie A champions until 2023, the club confirmed on Thursday.
Champions League: With Barcelona, Liverpool and Manchester United in fray in last-16, permutations as draw beckons
Ahead of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draw, take a look at the permutations and combinations for each team.
Champions League: Real Madrid, Manchester United pay price for fielding weakened teams; Bayern, Ajax play six-goal thriller
Real Madrid and Manchester United paid the price for fielding weakened teams on the final night of Champions League group play, with Madrid slumping to a record home loss and United squandering a surprise opportunity to top their group.
Champions League: From Tottenham's fixture at Barcelona to a three-way battle in Group C, here's a look at who could reach the knockouts
The Champions League goes into its final round of group games this week with 12 teams already assured of featuring in the last 16 and seven others battling for the remaining four places.
Champions League: PSG pip Liverpool to inch closer to last-16; Spurs' Christian Eriksen nets late winner against Inter Milan
Paris Saint-Germain took a big step towards qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages after beating Liverpool while Spurs edged past Inter Milan.
Premier League: Jose Mourinho says Diogo Dalot will be eased into first team after impressive debut against Young Boys
Jose Mourinho declared that Diogo Dalot, 19, was the best young full-back in Europe after signing him from Porto for £19 million in June.