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1dESPN staff

UEFA seals deal with European leagues

European football's governing body has confirmed that the leagues group will get seats in its decision-making bodies.

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UEFA ask for time in restoring its reputation (1:01)
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3dESPN staff

Mbappe, Dembele up for Golden Boy prize

Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele, Christian Pulisic and Marcus Rashford have been named among the 25 nominees for the 2017 Golden Boy award.

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Extra Time: Man City's UCL hopes, Luiz's red card (5:53)
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Ancelotti gives update on James, Alaba injuries (0:48)
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7dMark Ogden

Top clubs struggle to balance priorities

Chelsea face Arsenal on Sunday, while Man United entertain Everton. All four clubs are balancing European priorities different to that of last season.

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Yanks Abroad: Pulisic struggles (3:38)
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7dBen Gladwell

Roma president backs coach Di Francesco

Roma president James Pallotta says he has every faith in coach Eusebio Di Francesco and has slammed the Italian media for misquoting him.

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8dJonathan Johnson

Neymar antics separate him, Messi - Lustig

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig says Neymar needs to watch some of his behaviour if he wants to emulate Barcelona legend Lionel Messi.

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8dAssociated Press

UEFA charges Spartak after flare fired at ref

Russian champions Spartak Moscow were charged by UEFA on Thursday after a fan fired a flare at the referee during a Champions League match.

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8dJonathan Smith

Mendy 'a great guy' on and off pitch - Silva

Manchester City's Bernardo Silva says Benjamin Mendy will become loved by fans for his quality on the pitch as well as his antics on social media.

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Hislop: Bayern's slow start (3:19)
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8dJonathan Smith

De Bruyne flattered by Guardiola praise

Kevin De Bruyne has said he wants to prove Pep Guardiola right after the Manchester City manager's praise for his performance against Feyenoord.

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Alderweireld: Spurs 'didn't play like children' (0:23)
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8dDan Kilpatrick

Alderweireld: We 'didn't play like children'

Toby Alderweireld and Harry Kane have praised Spurs tactical maturity against Dortmund, with the former saying: "We didn't play like children."

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Is De Bruyne one of the best in the world? (0:21)
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8dNick Miller

Harry Kane may outgrow Tottenham

While most will agree Harry Kane is world class, there's a new debate whether he needs to leave Tottenham to win the trophies his talent deserves.

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8dStephan Uersfeld

BVB chief hits out at ref after Spurs loss

Dortmund's sporting director said the referee "wasn't on the same level as this fixture" after the German side were denied an equaliser at Tottenham.

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8dESPN staff

Kroos: Bale did not deserve fan whistles

Wales international Bale was heckled by a section of the club's fans, continuing a pattern that has seen him criticised by the crowd this season.

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8dRaphael Honigstein

Cracks begin to appear at Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich won 3-0 in the Champions League but trouble is brewing. In our German round up, RB Leipzig left happy but BVB were bruised by Tottenham.

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8dNick Ames

Neymar, Messi and Kane in UCL best XI

With the first group stage games complete, Nick Ames picks the best Champions League XI -- with Neymar, Lionel Messi and Harry Kane making the cut.

UCL Ladder

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP AGPWDLGDP
Manchester United1100+33
CSKA Moscow1100+13
Benfica1001-10
FC Basel1001-30
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP BGPWDLGDP
Paris Saint-Germain1100+53
Bayern Munich1100+33
Anderlecht1001-30
Celtic1001-50
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP CGPWDLGDP
Chelsea1100+63
Atletico Madrid101001
AS Roma101001
FK Qarabag1001-60
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP DGPWDLGDP
Barcelona1100+33
Sporting CP1100+13
Olympiakos1001-10
Juventus1001-30
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP EGPWDLGDP
Sevilla FC101001
Spartak Moscow101001
Liverpool101001
NK Maribor101001
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP FGPWDLGDP
Manchester City1100+43
Shakhtar Donetsk1100+13
Napoli1001-10
Feyenoord Rotterdam1001-40
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP GGPWDLGDP
Besiktas1100+23
AS Monaco101001
RB Leipzig101001
FC Porto1001-20
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP HGPWDLGDP
Real Madrid1100+33
Tottenham Hotspur1100+23
Borussia Dortmund1001-20
Apoel Nicosia1001-30