Club Brugge vs. Paris Saint-Germain

September 15, 2021

Club Brugge and Paris Saint-Germain kick off their Champions League campaigns with a Group A battle at the Jan-Breydel-Stadion on Wednesday evening. The Belgian giants head into the daunting group as rank outsiders for a top-two finish, while PSG will finally seek the European crown that has eluded them for so long. Preparing for their fourth consecutive appearance in the Champions League group stages, Brugge have never once made it…

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Preview: Inter Milan vs. Real Madrid

September 15, 2021

Thirteen-time Champions League winners Real Madrid travel to the San Siro on Wednesday evening for their opening Group D clash against Serie A champions Inter Milan. This is the second consecutive campaign in which these two European giants, along with Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk, have been drawn in the same group of the competition; Los Blancos beat the Nerazzurri home and away last season, including a 2-0 victory in Milan….

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Preview: Liverpool vs. AC Milan

September 15, 2021

In a repeat of the 2005 and 2007 Champions League finals, Liverpool and AC Milan kick off the 2021-22 edition with a mouthwatering affair at Anfield on Wednesday. The Reds go in search of their seventh European crown this year, while Milan are aiming to come up trumps on the continental stage for the eighth time. The headlines from Liverpool’s win over Leeds United at the weekend should have been…

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Preview: Chelsea vs. Zenit St Petersburg

September 14, 2021

Both boasting unbeaten records in their domestic leagues so far, Chelsea host Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday, as the Champions League group stage returns. Three months after the defending champions triumphed in Porto, they start their Group H campaign against a side sitting top of the Russian Premier League and aiming to improve on last year’s early exit. An ultimately comfortable 3-0 victory over Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on…

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Preview: Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich

September 14, 2021

Barcelona and Bayern Munich begin their respective quests for Champions League glory with a blockbuster Group E clash at Camp Nou on Tuesday night. La Blaugrana took third place in the 2020-21 La Liga season to secure another safe passage into the group stages, while Bayern’s perennial reign of dominance in the German top flight continued. Having retained the faith of Joan Laporta and the rest of the powers-that-be at…

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Preview: Young Boys vs. Manchester United 

September 14, 2021

Manchester United will be looking to make the perfect start to their 2021-22 Champions League group-stage campaign when they take on Young Boys in Switzerland on Tuesday night. The Red Devils will enter the match off the back of a 4-1 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday, while Young Boys thumped Zurich 4-0 in the Swiss Super League in their last match. Young Boys won the…

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