AFC Ajax’s Davy Klaassen told UEFA.com of his relief as his side overcame Celtic FC to rekindle their hopes of qualification, while the Scottish team’s Kris Commons bemoaned a "lack of belief" in Amsterdam.
Ramsey: 'Game plan' key to Arsenal success
Arsenal FC goalscorer Aaron Ramsey told UEFA.com that the English club's solid "game plan" was key to their victory against Borussia Dortmund, whose Marco Reus admitted they had been the "more effective" team.
Messi: Barcelona were 'superior'
Lionel Messi told UEFA.com that FC Barcelona were always in "control" as they secured qualification to the last 16 against AC Milan, whose Cristián Zapata said his side must "continue working hard" to try to gain their place too.
Eto’o thanks Mourinho after Chelsea win
Samuel Eto’o said the advice of manager José Mourinho was key as Chelsea FC moved closer to qualification against FC Schalke 04, whose Julian Draxler said he team “have to learn” from their defeat.
Zenit and Porto reflect on draw
Despite scoring to help his side draw 1-1 away at FC Zenit, FC Porto captain Lucho González was left disappointed by the final result in Russia, with Andrey Arshavin admitting to UEFA.com that his team were “lucky” to pick up a point.
Press Conference:Frank De Boer (Ajax) and Neil Lennon (Celtic)
Press conference: José Mourinho (Chelsea) and Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke)
Press conference: Arsène Wenger and Olivier Giroud (Arsenal)
Manolas proud of Olympiacos win
Kostas Manolas's 13th-minute header gave Olympiacos a win over SL Benfica that puts them second in Group C but he was quick to credit an outstanding display by Roberto for the success.
Ronaldo not focused on breaking records
He might have equalled the record number of goals in a UEFA Champions League group stage with his eighth strike in just four games, but Cristiano Ronaldo told UEFA.com that the Real Madrid CF team is more important than personal milestones. Fernando Llorente, meanwhile, was proud of the Juventus performance in earning a 2-2 draw.
Vidić points to United improvement
While both teams left the Estadio Anoeta convinced that they are improving their early season form it was, strangely, the Real Sociedad de Fútbol players, despite remaining anchored to the foot of Group A, who reflected greater satisfaction. Manchester United FC's Nemanja Vidić not only excelled but marked this down as the gold-standard for future defending from England's champions. Rubén Pardo also spoke to UEFA.com.
Negredo praises City teamwork
Álvaro Negredo did not hide his delight after a memorable night for Manchester City FC in the UEFA Champions League. He joined PFC CSKA Moskva’s Rasmus Elm in giving reaction to UEFA.com.
Anderlecht learn from their mistakes
RSC Anderlecht centre-back Cheikhou Kouyaté paid tribute to his team's "heart and fight" after they reacted to a 5-0 home loss against Paris Saint-Germain on matchday three by drawing 1-1 in France to collect a first point in Group C. Salvatore Sirigu also gave his thoughts to UEFA.com.
Braaten thankful for home comforts
Daniel Braaten told UEFA.com that FC København played at a significantly higher level at home than in the reverse fixture in Istanbul with Didier Drogba looking forward to the last two matchdays in the race for qualification.
Press conference: David Moyes (Man. United)
Press conference: Manuel Pellegrini and Pablo Zabaleta (Man. CIty)
Press conference: Roberto Mancini (Galatasaray) and Ståle Solbakken (København)
Mitroglou fuels Olympiacos confidence
After three goals in Olympiacos FC’s opening three UEFA Champions League games, striker Kostas Mitroglou reveals how confidence is growing at the Greek club that they can emulate their memorable 1999 run to the last eight.