Holders Real Madrid and Roma reached the Champions League knockout stages before kicking a ball on Tuesday after CSKA Moscow lost 2-1 after suffering a late collapse at home to Viktoria Plzen in Group G.
CSKA had to win to have any chance of reeling in the top two, who both have nine points and meet later on Tuesday in Rome, and took the lead after 10 minutes with a Nikola Vasic penalty after Lukas Hedja had tripped Georgi Shchennikov.
The Russian defender then conceded a penalty at the other end...
AS Roma put themselves on the brink of a place in the Champions League knockout stage when Lorenzo Pellegrini's first goal in the competition gave them a 2-1 win at 10-man CSKA Moscow on Wednesday.
The game was settled in a four-minute spell in the second half when CSKA, having just made it 1-1, had Hordor Magnusson sent off and Pellegrini grabbed a fortuitous winner for the Serie A side.
Roma, who completed a double over the Russian side in Group G, have nine points from four games while CSKA have...
An escalator collapse in Rome's La Repubblica metro station on Tuesday night, has left 24 CSKA Moscow fans injured, with one person in a serious condition, city administrators have confirmed.
The incident happened just a few hours before CSKA Moscow's Champions League clash with Roma and most of the injured are reported to be Russians.
One has a foot "semi-amputated", according a statement released by city administrators, published by La Repubblica.
This has just happened with CSKA fans in Rome after an escalator broke down. Multiple fans have reportedly been injured. pic.twitter.com/LNRfcKqjRF— Artur Petrosyan (@arturpetrosyan) October 23, 2018
The cause of the collapse is not yet clear with...
AS Roma's Edin Dzeko drew level with Barcelona's Lionel Messi at the top of this season's Champions League scoring charts as the Italians set the pace in Group G with a 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday.
The Bosnia-Herzegovina striker netted twice in the first half to take his tally in the competition to five goals, before setting up Cengiz Under to score the third just after the break as Roma continued a strong run of home form in Europe.
Eusebio di Francesco's side were...