Liverpool and Chelsea suffer penalty problems in Champions League defeats
Kelly Cates is joined by former Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and BBC football correspondent John Murray to analyse Liverpool’s 2-0 defeat at Napoli in their opening Champions League group game.
The team discuss whether VAR should have overturned the penalty awarded to Napoli’s Jose Callejon and why Liverpool are once again struggling away from home in the Champions League.
BBC commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball joins the pod from Stamford Bridge where there was more penalty drama in Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Valencia – but this time the debate was over who took the penalty – which Ross Barkley missed.
We also look ahead to another huge night of Champions League football as we have two live commentaries on Wednesday on 5live Sport.
Former Manchester midfielder Michael Brown and BBC senior football reporter Ian Dennis are in Ukraine ahead of Manchester City’s match with Shakhtar Donetsk and talk about how John Stones’ injury has left Pep Guardiola looking visibly frustrated.
Tottenham are away at Olympiacos – so we check in with former West Ham defender Matthew Upson - who is part of our commentary team in Athens – on whether Tottenham can go one better than last season and win the Champions League.
Missed chances for Villa and the Champions League returns
As the group stages of the Champions League return, Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Lee Hendrie and Arlo White to preview Liverpool and Chelsea's opening games. Correspondent John Murray has the latest from Naples as Liverpool begin the defence of their title. The panel also look back on Aston Villa's goalless draw with West Ham. Jo Currie has reaction from defending champions Arsenal's 1-0 win at Manchester United in the Women's Super League. And we hear from Marcus Rashford, who speaks to Gary Lineker about Manchester United's start to the season and his motivations in football.
Norwich conquer the champions while Liverpool keep on winning
Emma Saunders is joined by ex-Bolton and Burnley manager Owen Coyle, former West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening and Norwich's academy coach Grant Holt. They assess the fallout from Norwich's 3-2 victory over Manchester City, Watford's entertaining comeback against Arsenal and look at the impressive goalscoring form of Chelsea's Tammy Abraham.
The Big Weekend Preview Pod
The Premier League's back and so are Darren and Jermaine alongside Kevin Nolan and Alan Hutton. Manchester United are off to a shaky start, will their form improve at home to Leicester? Steve McManaman drops in to chat Liverpool and his memories of playing in two classic encounters with this weekend's opponents Newcastle. And with the FIFA 20 player ratings announced this week, Alan Hutton challenges JJ to a race outside our studio.
Euro Leagues: Zidane's Real headache and Napoli's dressing room disaster
Emma Saunders, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle discuss the future prospects of Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi, Napoli’s dressing room disaster and Cristiano Ronaldo’s records. Plus - why did Valencia sack their manager?