After years of underachievement, English teams are getting it right in Europe

Tottenham’s 1-1 draw away to Real Madrid is another sign that English clubs are doing much better in the Champions League. It’s been a struggle over the past few years but now, under new and better managers, Premier League teams are starting to deliver in Europe again. By Jamie Braidwood

Are PSG now favourites to lift the Champions League?

If you didn’t realise it before, PSG’s thrashing of Bayern Munich emphatically showed that they are a serious football team. Their composure, clinical nature and blinding counter attacking play makes it hard to look past them as the new yardstick for Europe’s big boys to come and match. By Luke Barry. 

Spurs need Wembley magic with Madrid, Dortmund to come: UCL Group H preview

While it would be possibly harsh to label this the “group of death” considering the quality of other groups, few will be as tight to call as Group H as Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham Hotspur and Apoel Nicosia battle it out. By Gregor Kerr

Liverpool seek Sevilla revenge and will aim to top group: UCL Group E preview

Group E may not be the most exciting group of the bunch but it does contain two possible dark horses in Liverpool and Sevilla, who will be looking to swap their success in the Europa League in recent years for that of the Champions League. By Kris Gourlay