Frank Lampard knows all too well the quick hook of Roman Abramovich, so it is up to the Chelsea coach to turn his stars into a stellar cast.
Champions League fact or fiction: Man United are among favorites, Real Madrid won't escape the group
Are Man United cruising towards the trophy after beating PSG and RB Leipzig? Will Real Madrid and La Liga's giants fall early? Here's what we know.
UEFA this week released its annual Champions League technical report, and it's interesting reading for casual observers and stats obsessives alike.
United's thrashing of Leipzig and Barca's impressive away win vs Juve dominate the numbers from the latest round of UCL.
Long outside the competition, Marcus Rashford is making up for lost time in the Champions League, proving himself among football's brightest.
Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi got the goals but Pedri,17, was Barca's star man as the club rebounded from their Clasico defeat at Juventus.
Hungarian side Ferencvaros fought back from two-goals down to grab a well-deserved 2-2 draw against 10-man Dynamo Kiev.
Sevilla picked up their first Champions League win of the season with a 1-0 victory over Stade Rennais on Wednesday.
Joaquin Correa scored early for a depleted Lazio but his side were held to a 1-1 draw by Club Brugge in an entertaining Champions League clash.
Borussia Dortmund needed a penalty from Jadon Sancho and a stoppage-time goal from Erling Haaland to beat visitors Zenit St Petersburg 2-0.
Barcelona made it two wins from two in the Champions League with a 2-0 win over Juventus in Turin on Wednesday night.
Marcus Rashford came off the bench to score his first Manchester United hat trick as they beat RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League.
After a three-game winless streak, Chelsea were in fine form in their win at Krasnodar, thanks in part to the magic of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner.
Moise Kean scored twice and Kylian Mbappe grabbed two assists but saw Neymar exited early with a groin injury as PSG beat Istanbul Basaksehir.
Chelsea beat Krasnodar 4-0 in Champions League group stage play behind several late goals, including a 90th minute strike by Christian Pulisic.
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