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Sports News of Wednesday, 27 September 2017


Live Updates: UEFA Champions League

Another night of European football beckons as English Champions, Chelsea take on Spanish giant Atletico Madrid.

The Blues cruised to a 6-0 victory over Qarabag in their opening fixture but are likely to find the going a little tougher on Spanish soil as they seek to stretch their unbeaten run to eight games in all competitions.

Atletico were held 1-1 by Roma in their first continental outing of the campaign so will be looking to kick-start their bid for a top-two finish in Group C.

Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte has been speaking ahead said that the time is due for Premier League clubs to reclaim their European glory by ending the Spanish dominance.

“In the last few years this competition and Europa League Spanish teams have dominated Europe. It means they are very strong, they have a lot of experience in these competitions. This is the truth and I think we have to change the history, it has been like this for the last few years. I don’t like to speak about myself and my team. It is an important competition for all. You have to build and a season by season you have to improve your team and then try to be competitive. Everyone wants to do our best in this competition”

As usual we will be bring you live updates from all the games with a special focus on the Chelsea-Atletico clash.

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