Afternoon Report: November 6

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Chelsea have been dealt a blow ahead of their Champions League clash with Schalke tonight as Fernando Torres has been struck down with a muscular injury.

The striker also looks set to miss the Blues’ Premier League match with West Brom this weekend.

Gareth Bale was in good spirits after Real Madrid left Juventus with a point in the Champions League last night.

The Welsh winger was on the score sheet as the Spanish giants drew 2-2 in Turin.

Former Manchester United player Ray Wilkins has labeled Ashley Young ‘pathetic’, after the winger was involved in another diving row last night.

The United star won the Red Devils a penalty against Real Sociedad, but he has been slammed by Wilkins after his latest controversial incident.

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes his side can beat anyone in Europe.

The Citizens beat CSKA Moscow 5-2 at the Etihad last night to secure their place in the knockout rounds and the City boss believes his side can go all the way in the competition.

Jack Wilshere has been ruled out of Arsenal’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund tonight.

The Gunners were beaten at the Emirates by the German outfit two weeks ago, but will be hoping for a positive response without Wilshere this evening.

And finally, Javier Mascherano has revealed that he would welcome the chance to play under Rafa Benitez again.

However, the Argentine star has insisted that he’s happy at Barcelona and is currently focused on the Catalans.

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