Torino are preparing for their first major European home game in over 20 years when they host Copenhagen in the Europa League on Thursday night with their coach Giampiero Ventura keen to underline how far they have come.
Ventura joined the Granata in the summer of 2011, taking over a club in Serie B despite scepticism about his appointment, to replace Franco Lerda after two disappointing years in the Italian second tier.
Just three years on, he has won them over and is bidding to do even better.
Sporting director Klaus Allofs has ordered Wolfsburg to take the match to Lille from the off in Thursday's Europa League clash in Germany.
The Wolves lost badly in their opening Group H fixture, beaten 4-1 away to Everton, but they at least go the Lille match on the back of a win, having won 2-1 over Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga at the weekend.
The visitors could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Russians Krasnodar in their opener, though, so victory on Thursday would put Wolfsburg firmly back on...
Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca has called on his team-mates to respond to their first defeat of the season with a strong performance against HNK Rijeka on Thursday.
Unai Emery's men head into their Europa League Group G match in Croatia having been outplayed by Atletico Madrid in Saturday's 4-0 league loss at the Vicente Calderon stadium.
The loss ended Sevilla's six-match unbeaten run in all competitions and saw the Andalusian outfit slip to fourth in the Primera Division standings.
``We lost a battle...
Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has demanded an immediate response from his players when they host FC Karabakh on Thursday after last weekend's humiliating defeat to Cagliari.
The Nerazzurri head into their Europa League Group F clash at the San Siro on the back of Sunday's 4-1 home loss to Cagliari.
The reverse was Inter's first defeat of the campaign and dropped Mazzarri's side to fifth in Serie A.
``It's normal there would be booing,'' Mazzarri said to www.inter.it. ``When you lose 4-1 at home...