Gareth Bale has been left out of Real Madrid's squad for Wednesday's Champions League clash against Liverpool as the Wales international battles a muscle injury.
Galatasary have been fined 50,000 Euros for setting off/ throwing of fireworks and missiles during their Champions League match with Arsenal on October 1, UEFA has announced. The proceedings against the Gunners have been dropped.
Defender Alvaro Arbeloa watched from the bench as Real Madrid were crowned European champions for a 10th time in May but admits his toughest moment in the competition came as a Liverpool player.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has scored in five of his six appearances against Premier League teams in Europe, but on Wednesday he heads to Anfield which has not been a happy hunting ground personally.
Manchester City travel to Russia to face CSKA Moscow in their third match of Champions League Group E on Tuesday.
Here, we look at the key battles that could decide a match both sides will be anxious to win.