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Manchester United will look to continue their climb up the Group C table by claiming a second victory against Oţelul Galaţi. United got their first win of this campaign by beating the tournament newcomers 2-0 in Bucharest on matchday three, Wayne Rooney scoring both goals from the penalty spot. It was a result that lifted  [ Read More ]

Bayern Munchen vs. Napoli UEFA Champions League preview

Bayern München welcome Napoli looking to strengthen their grip on top spot in Group A. The teams’ 1-1 draw in Naples on matchday three meant Bayern retained first place, two points above Napoli. Jupp Heynckes’ men can guarantee qualification if they defeat their Italian visitors and third-placed Manchester City FC fail to beat Villarreal CF. Heynckes  [ Read More ]

Arsenal FC vs. Olympique de Marseille UEFA Champions League preview

Arsenal FC will be looking to improve on their recent home record against Ligue 1 visitors when they play host to Olympique de Marseille, although their matchday three victory in France has put the Gunners in a strong position in Group F. The Stade Vélodrome fixture on 19 October was the first time the sides  [ Read More ]

Genk vs. Chelsea FC UEFA Champions League preview

Genk failed to win a game during their only previous UEFA Champions League participation in 2002/03 and if they are to get off the mark on matchday four they have to bounce back from a heavy defeat at Chelsea FC last time out. The Stamford Bridge fixture on 19 October was the first competitive game  [ Read More ]

Otelul Galati vs. Manchester United UEFA Champions League preview

Manchester United will go in search of their first victory in Group C at the third attempt when they visit Oţelul Galaţi on matchday three. The last time United failed to win either of their first two games in a UEFA Champions League group phase was in 1998/99 when they ended up lifting the trophy for  [ Read More ]

Napoli vs. Bayern Munchen UEFA Champions League preview

Group A leaders Bayern München face their nemesis from last season’s UEFA Champions League when they visit Napoli on matchday three. It was Napoli‘s Goran Pandev who scored the goal that eliminated Bayern München in the last 16 in March, his 88th-minute strike earning former club FC Internazionale Milano an away-goals victory, although a thigh  [ Read More ]

Manchester City vs. Villarreal UEFA Champions League preview

Manchester City and Villarreal CF are both still seeking a first victory in Group A going into the first of their back-to-back meetings in north west England. City took their first UEFA Champions League point when drawing at home to SSC Napoli but their subsequent defeat at FC Bayern München leaves them just a point  [ Read More ]

2011-2012 UEFA Champions League: Did you know?

2011-2012 UEFA Champions League interesting facts Domestic champions: This season’s competition features 17 domestic league winners from last season, with Groups G (FC Porto, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Zenit St Petersburg, APOEL FC) and H (FC Barcelona, AC Milan, FC BATE Borisov, FC Viktoria Plzeň) both featuring four title holders and Group C three (Manchester  [ Read More ]

AC Milan vs. Viktoria Plzen UEFA Champions League preview

AC Milan will look to bring an end to the impressive away run that Viktoria Plzeň have produced so far in this season’s UEFA Champions League when they welcome the tournament newcomers to San Siro on matchday two. Viktoria Plzeň won three successive away games en route to the group stage but face their biggest  [ Read More ]

BATE Borisov vs. FC Barcelona UEFA Champions League preview

BATE Borisov will hope for a case of third time lucky when they welcome reigning champions FC Barcelona to Minsk on matchday two. Viktor Goncharenko’s side have lost both their previous home meetings with Spanish opposition and, on paper at least, are unlikely to have it any easier against the four-time European champions. The teams  [ Read More ]