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Summary

  1. Dele Alli to start for Spurs in final Champions League group match
  2. Man Utd v CSKA Moscow (19:45 GMT)
  3. Celtic v Anderlecht (19:45 GMT)
  4. Chelsea v Atl Madrid (19:45 GMT)
  5. Tottenham, Liverpool, Manchester City news conferences
  6. 5 live commentary match: Man Utd v CSKA Moscow

Live Reporting

By Jamie Lillywhite

All times stated are UK

  1. Farewell

    And that's where we leave you for today, many thanks for being with us. Enjoy the football tonight and I'd say the cricket is well worth tuning in for on 5 live sports extra at 03:15 GMT. Cheerio now.

  2. 5 live commentary

    Manchester United v CSKA Moscow (19:45 GMT)

    5 Live

    A reminder that the Manchester United-CSKA Moscow match tonight at Old Trafford is the 5 live commentary match. Ian Dennis and Ally McCoist will describe the action and John Murray is at Stamford Bridge for updates from Chelsea against Atletico Madrid. Mark Pougatch presents the programme from 19:00 GMT.

  3. Happy birthday

    Manchester United's France international Anthony Martial celebrates his 22nd birthday today and his team have included him a special tweet, will there be a cake after tonight's match as well?

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  4. Thursday night at the Emirates

    Arsenal v BATE Borisov (Thursday, 20:05 GMT)

    Arsenal

    Teams finishing third in their groups will drop into the Europa League, speaking of which....

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  5. Post update

    Tottenham v Apoel (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Spurs were only third in their Champions League group last season after losing three matches but are unbeaten this year, with that memorable win over Real Madrid - and the Lilywhites can make it three wins out of three at Wembley tomorrow night.

    Spurs may have gone four league matches without a win but industrious midfielder Heung-min Son says there is plenty to play for as they seek a tally of 16 points from their Group H campaign.

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  6. 'Sooner or later we will lose'

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Pep is still refusing to consider going unbeaten through the season. City have scored 46 goals and are eight points clear of rivals Manchester United, but when asked about Sunday's eagerly-awaited derby at Old Trafford, Guardiola says: "We just play to win the game.

    "I assure you, sooner or later we will lose, but the next day we will recover. I can promise you we are going to try to win the game."

  7. One Silva in, one Silva out

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Injury news from the Manchester City camp now and Pep Guardiola reveals that playmaker David Silva had a problem "in the last minutes" of Sunday's win against West Ham and could be doubtful for the big Manchester derby this weekend, but despite repeated questioning from the press, Guardiola does not expatiate on the nature of Silva's injury.

    However, the Spaniard does disclose that Portuguese midfielder Bernado Silva will start in Ukraine on Wednesday.

    David Silva suffered an injury in Sunday's win against West Ham
  8. Pep celebrates Champions century

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will take charge of his 100th match in the Champions League on Wednesday night and the 46-year-old, whose team are seeking a 100% record in Group F of course, says: "It's a nice number, it's a lot of games in a marvellous competition. Hopefully I can enjoy this for even longer."

    Pep Guardiola addresses the media in Ukraine
  9. 'City playing the best football in Europe' - Toure

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Manchester City stalwart Yaya Toure is impressing the news conference in Ukraine by switching between English and Russian. The 34-year-old says of his side, unbeaten in both the Premier League and Champions League: "In my opinion we practise the best football in Europe at the moment.

    "I think teams respect us. We are in a good moment. We are full of confidence. The way we control games is fantastic ."

  10. Lallana not risked against Spartak

    Liverpool v Spartak Moscow (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Jurgen Klopp confirms Adam Lallana will not be involved at Anfield on Wednesday evening.

    The 29-year-old was absent for the away wins at Stoke and Brighton in the last week after making his first appearance of the season as a substitute in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea last month.

    "He is keen, how you can imagine, but meanwhile he is old enough to know there are a lot of important years to come for him, a lot of important games to come for him, and it's not about the next one - it's about being best prepared for all the rest," Klopp explains.

    Lallana joined Liverpool from Southampton in 2014
  11. Hughton clash 'a misunderstanding'

    Liverpool v Spartak Moscow (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Liverpool

    Let's hear from Jurgen Klopp and he begins by explaining that there was nothing untoward in the somewhat uneasy exchange with Brighton boss Chris Hughton after the Reds romped to a 5-1 win at the Amex. "It was a misunderstanding," Klopp insists. "I have to apologise. It wasn't on purpose. I think and hope that everything is fine."

    Jurgen Klopp and Chris Hughton were not exchanging Christmas cards
  12. Scan for Wanyama

    Tottenham v Apoel (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Simon Stone

    BBC Sport

    Maurico Pochettino got most animated when he was asked about reports that midfielder Victor Wanyama could be out for another 14 weeks.

    The Kenyan has not played since August due to a knee injury.

    Pochettino said it would be a few more weeks before Wanyama was fit again but, when asked specifically if it would be another three-and-a-half months, he said "14 weeks, no, that is not true.

    "Victor will have a scan this week and then we will see but it won't be another 14 weeks."

  13. Blues bid to top table

    Chelsea v Atletico Madrid (19:45 GMT)

    Chelsea

    While two-time recent finalists Atletico are struggling somewhat, Chelsea can become the third English team to top their group if they beat the Spanish outfit tonight.

    Clubs finishing first in their groups will be seeded and drawn against a second-placed team in the last 16 draw in Nyon on Monday.

    There will be no all-English ties just yet, sides cannot face teams from the same country or from their group.

    Champions League Group C table
  14. From the archives

    Manchester City

    We've seen Liverpool's look back in time with Steven Gerrard's first goal on this day in 1999, well eight years ago today Manchester City hit back to beat Chelsea.

    BBC App users may need to click the link to see a tousle-haired former City favourite hit a dramatic winner.

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  15. Post update

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Don't think Prince Charles would be a fan of this architecture. It's the Metalist Stadium in Ukraine where Manchester City will attempt to make it a perfect six wins out of six in Group F tomorrow night. Pep's thoughts coming up.

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  16. Post update

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Manchester City

    PA journalist Andy Hampson is in position to hear from Guardiola and Yaya Toure this afternoon.

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  17. City seek to continue dominance

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Manchester City

    The Guardiola effect is really beginning to kick in at the Etihad, eight points clear at the top of the Premier League table and already through as Group F winners having won their first five matches.

    We'll hear later from Pep, whose team's last three league victories have been courtesy of goals within the final 10 minutes.

    Only Arsenal, Everton and the 1997-98 Leeds side have won as many Premier League matches in a row thanks to goals scored in the final 10 minutes of the match.

    Manchester City have a 100% record in Group F
  18. Klopp coming up

    Liverpool v Spartak Moscow (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Liverpool

    We'll hear from Jurgen Klopp later, joined by one of his galaxy of attacking players, Sadio Mane, on the very day 18 years ago when a Liverpool favourite scored his first goal for the club.

    BBC App users may need to click the link to see just how young Steven Gerrard looks

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  19. Liverpool duo face suspension threat

    Liverpool v Spartak Moscow (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Liverpool

    Liverpool duo Emre Can and Alberto Moreno will miss the club's next European encounter if they are booked against the Russian side at Anfield. Bookings are only removed when a club reaches the semi-final stage.