Uefa Champions League (UCL) is set to kick off on matchday two with Bundesliga Champions Bayern taking on Barcelona at the Allianz Arena.
Champions League took on its current name in 1992, adding a round-robin group stage in 1991 and allowing multiple entrants from certain countries since the 1997–98 season.
Fixtures for 13th Sept. 2022.
Plzen vs Inter Milan(17:45): Inter are back on matchday 2 to secure their first win of the 20/23 campaign. Although both teams lost their opening match Milan are sure to triumph.
Sporting vs Tottenham(17:45): Richarlison scored twice on his champions league debut for Tottenham last time out and also Sporting had an impressive win over Eintracht Frankfurt(3-0).
Bayer Leverkusen vs Atl. Madrid(20:00): Leverkusen have endured a miserable time recently, losing their UEFA Champions League opener 1-0 to Club Brugge last week before being held 2-2 in the Bundesliga at Hertha Berlin on Saturday. Atlético’s travels to Germany in this competition, as the Madrid side have lost their last four away UCL contests to German opposition, including a defeat here back in 2019.
Bayern Munich vs Barcelona(20:00): Just nine months on from last season’s final UEFA Champions League group stage game when Bayern condemned Barcelona to a first group stage exit from the tournament since 2000/01 (W3-0). A blistering start to the La Liga season (W4, D1) and a commanding 5-1 win over Plzeň in the opening UCL game may have pushed the failures of last season to the back of Barcelona’s mind.
FC Porto vs Club Brugge KV(20:00): Porto opened their UEFA Champions League (UCL) campaign in dramatic second-half stoppage-time circumstances, conceding a gut-wrenching 101st-minute goal to lose 2-1. Brugge began their club record fifth-successive UCL group stage with a 1-0 triumph over Leverkusen and followed it up with a 2-0 Belgian Pro League victory over RFC Seraing at the weekend.
Liverpool vs Ajax(20:00): Liverpool found themselves on the wrong side last time out, with a humiliating 4-1 defeat to Napoli in their Group A opener equalling their biggest ever UCL loss. Ajax got their UCL campaign off to a flyer, scoring four unanswered goals against Rangers to win their seventh UCL group game in succession.
Marseille vs Eintracht Frankfurt(20:00): Marseille find themselves playing catch up in the UEFA Champions League after suffering a demoralising 2-0 defeat to Spurs in their opener. Igor Tudor’s men held their own for much of that game. As the only UCL debutants in this season’s edition, Eintracht Frankfurt didn’t enjoy any beginners luck in their first game as they recorded a comprehensive 3-0 home defeat against Sporting Lisbon.
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