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Champions League review: Gameweek 4 Part 1

Liverpool edged closer to the Champions League knockout stages with victory over Genk, while Chelsea drew 4-4 with Ajax. Our coaches select the tactical points of interest from each game, and from those involving Barcelona and Inter Milan
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Xabi Alonso

How do you defend against Lionel Messi? What are the benefits of playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo? In his Masterclass, Xabi Alonso explains all as he describes his respective playing roles at Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich

Champions League Player Watch: Erling Braut Haaland

Red Bull Salzburg forward Erling Braut Haaland has been linked with Liverpool, Manchester United and Real Madrid. Our experts analyse what makes the prolific Norwegian, who has scored six goals in three Champions League games, so exciting

Premier League player watch: Mesut Özil

Arsenal went out of the League Cup at Liverpool on Wednesday, but the performance of Mesut Özil suggested he can still lift Unai Emery’s team. Including his performance at Anfield, our experts have analysed what the German playmaker can still offer
Robbie Elliott

Sir Bobby

Sir Bobby Robson managed England, Barcelona, Newcastle, Fulham, Ipswich, PSV Eindhoven, Porto and Sporting Lisbon during a remarkable career. His former player Robbie Elliott explains the significant impression he left on all he coached

Premier League player watch: Kevin De Bruyne

Liverpool top the table, but Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been the best player in the early stages of this season’s Premier League. Here, we analyse his importance to Pep Guardiola’s team