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Atletico Madrid tops AP soccer poll

Atletico de Madrid’s Arda Turan, top, celebrates his a goal with teammates during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gabriel Pecot)

LONDON (AP) — Spanish champion Atletico Madrid replaced Chelsea at the top of the AP Global Football 10 on Tuesday after beating Real Madrid 2-1 over the weekend at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

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Barcelona hosts APOEL in Champions League

FC Barcelona's Dani Alves, center, controls the ball during a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. FC Barcelona will play against Apoel in a group F Champions League on Wednesday Sept. 17. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

MADRID (AP) — Luis Enrique will make his Champions League debut as Barcelona coach when the team hosts Cypriot club APOEL on Wednesday at the Camp Nou.

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Madrid, Liverpool eager for Champions League start

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates his goal with teammate James Rodriguez during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Atletico de Madrid  at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gabriel Pecot)

Few teams can be as happy as Real Madrid and Liverpool that the Champions League is finally starting.

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Champions League test for Allegri’s Juventus

Juventus players celebrate their 2-0 win over Udinese at the end of a Serie A soccer match at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Juventus continued to show little has changed since Massimiliano Allegri took charge as it eased to a 2-0 win against Udinese on Saturday in the former AC Milan coach's home debut. (AP Photo/Massimo Pinca)

MILAN (AP) — Juventus is back in the Champions League after an early exit in last year’s competition, and Atletico Madrid is back after nearly winning it all.

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