England League Cup

Ronaldo faces Atlético again; depleted PSG takes on Madrid

MADRID (AP) Cristiano Ronaldo faces a familiar foe as Juventus opens its Champions League campaign at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, while his former team Real Madrid visits a Paris Saint-Germain squad that will be without the attacking trio of Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe.

Ronaldo scored a hat trick in the round of 16 last season to help Juventus eliminate Atletico, a team he repeatedly thrived against when playing for its crosstown rival.

Real Madrid caught a break for its opener in Paris as Neymar won't be able to play for PSG because of a suspension and Cavani and Mbappe are injured. Madrid, meanwhile, will be able to count on Eden Hazard, the former Chelsea playmaker who made his competitive debut with the club in a Spanish league game on Saturday.

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