- Manchester United vs Galatasaray and Chelsea vs Juventus
- Celtic face tricky test against Benfica
- 8 Champions League games in all
2145: So another night of Champions League football comes to an end and what have we learned. Chelsea are a very different side from last season and look open at the back. United can still get a result without playing well. Messi will always score and Bayern Munich continually look dangerous at home. A special mention for Celtic who may not have got all three points they continue to be incredibly hard to beat at Celtic Park.
2140: FULL TIME SCORES: Barcelona 3-2 Spartak Moscow, Bayern Munich 2 -1 Valencia, Braga 0-2 CFR Cluj, Celtic 0-0 Benfica, Chelsea 2-2 Juventus, Lille 1-3 BATE Borisov, Man Utd 1-0 Galatasaray, Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 FC Nordsjaelland
2135: GOAL: It's not all good news for the Spanish sides in this years Champions League as Valencia still trial but the cut the deficit to one goal after Nelson Valdez heads the ball home. Defender Adil Rami is then shown a red card after picking up a second booking.
2130: LATE CHANCE: Juventus almost take the lead as Fabio Quagliarella hits the top of the bar with a stunning left-foot curling effort. So close to making Chelsea pay.
2126: GOAL: Chelsea have looked open at the back all game and they concede an equaliser after Jon Obi Mikel gives the ball away in a bad area, John Terry tries to play offside but Fabio Quagliarella is clean through after Pirlo's pass and it is all level at 2-2.
2124: GOAL: It just had to happen. Barcelona emulate Real Madrid by recovering from 2-1 down to take a 3-2 lead and of course it is Messi once again. 10 goals in seven games for surely one of the greatest players of all time.
2121: GOAL: Bayern also made it 2-0 after a wonderful goal from Toni Kroos whose effort is right in the top corner.
2119: GOAL: Shakhtar extend their lead to two courtesy of Henrik Mkhitaryan who tried to be unselfish and square the ball, only for it to fall at his feet and a neat finish made it 2-0.
2116: GOAL: Thats more of what we were expecting to see as Lionel Messi scores yet another important Champions League goal. The first goalscorer Tello does the hard work and makes it an easy chance for the Argentinean to duly bury. Surely Barca will go on to get a winner. They love scoring late goals.
2104: GOAL: Could there be a comeback on the cards in France. Lille have got one goal back through Aurélien Chedjou but they still trail 3-1.
2102: GOAL: Goal at the Camp Nou but it is not Barcelona. Spartak Moscow have taken a surprise lead thanks to Romulo who socres on his 22nd birthday. It was poor defending from the Spanish side with Adriano especially at fault.
2058: MISSED PENALTY: Raphael is brought down in the area Burak Yilmaz but Nani has his penalty easily saved after a stuttering run up and a poor side footed effort is comfortably saved by Fernando Muslera. Wonder why Van Persie didn't step up.
2051: STAT ATTACK: Manchester United have not lost the last 60 times that have taken the lead in European competition. Can Galatasaray bring this run to and end.
2048: We are back underway at both Stamford Bridge and Old Trafford, and so far it is looking like being a good night for the two English sides. But can they maintain their leads in the second half?
Half Time scores: Barcelona 1-1 Spartak Moscow, Bayern Munich 1 -0 Valencia, Braga 0-2 CFR Cluj, Celtic 0-0 Benfica, Chelsea 2-1 Juventus, Lille 0-3 BATE Borisov, Man Utd 1-0 Galatasaray, Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 FC Nordsjaelland
2031: GOAL: We also have a third goal for BATE with Edgar Olekhnovich giving them a 3-0 lead over Lille who are seriously struggling to find the back of the net. They have had nine attempts, while BATE have had just four and scored three. Clinical.
2029: GOAL: Shakhtar Donetsk, the Ukrainian champions, take the lead just before half-time as Mkhitaryan finds the back of the net against the minnows from Denmark Nordsjaelland.
2026: GOAL: Another goal at Stamford Bridge but this time it goes to the Italian champions. Arturo Vidal dances past the Chelsea defence and his left footed finish gives Petr Cech no chance.
2024: GOAL: Last years beaten finalists take the lead against Valencia and it is German international Bastian Schweinsteiger with a low drilled finish into the bottom corner.
2021: GOAL: The goals are coming thick and fast now as Bastos helps himself to another as Cluj take a 2-0 lead over Braga. The Portuguese side are really struggling.
2018: Chelsea 2-0 Juventus: TWO GOALS: It's a debut goal for Brazilian Oscar who is given far too much room and his shot from outside the box is deflected and leave Buffon absolutely helpess. Great start from the summer signing. And just minutes later it is another goal for Chelse and it is Oscar again. This time it is a world class effort from the attacking midfielder who curls the ball from well outside the area in to the top corner. Special.
2016: OWN-GOAL: Barcelona have been pegged back by Spartak Moscow and it is a bit of a nightmare of Brazilian defender Dani Alves deflects a shot which cannot be stopped by Victor Valdes.
2010:GOAL: The goals are coming thick and fast and it is another for BATE with Edgar Rodionov making it 2-0 away to Lille after another sweeping counter attack which featured former Arsenal midfielder Aleksandr Hleb. The forgotten man of European football after a difficult spell at Barcelona.
2007: GOAL: CFR Cluj take the lead thanks to a lovely goal from Raphael Bastos who ends a sweeping counter attacking move to score against his former club Braga.
2002: GOAL: Barcelona, one of the favourites to win the tournament this year, have taken the lead and it is yet another youth acadmey graduate Cristian Tello who opens the scoring. It was a lovely finish from the 21-year old who shifted the ball onto his right foot and curled the ball home from the edge of the penalty area.
1959: Early change at Old Trafford with former Bolton striker Johan Elmander coming on for Umut Bulut who has picked up an injury and had been limping for a couple of minutes. Can Elmander make a difference?
1954: GOAL: We have out first goals of the night and one is at Old Trafford with Michael Carrick handing United the lead. The midfielder shared passes with Shinja Kagawa before sgoing round goalkeeper Fernando Muslera and slotting home. BATE Borisov have also taken the lead in their game against Lille.
1949: Lovely touch from the Celtic fans who give us a spine tingling rendition of 'You'll Never Walk Alone' in tribute to the 96 that lost their lives at Hillsborough 23 years ago.
1945: We are underway at Stamford Bridge and at Old Trafford. Both English sides will hope to make a quick start and gainn a valuable three points at home.
1943: The spine tingling Champions League music is nearly over and we are ready for kick-off around Europe. Can the English sides get off to a winning start?
1940: This is Manchester United's 18th Champions League campaign and they have made six changes from the side that beat Wigan 4-0 at the weekend. On the bench there is also a spot for Dareen Fletcher who will hope to return to action for the first time since he was diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel condition.
1935: So we are just 10 minutes away from kick-off around Europe and it is Chelsea looking to lay down a marker as they attempt to become the first club to retain the Champions League trophy. They will hope their new Brazilian signing Oscar can shine as they play the Italian champions Juventus who will be without manager Antonio Conte whose ban now encompassed European football.
1931: Manchester United vs Galatasaray Team News
Man Utd: De Gea, Da Silva, Vidic, Evans, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Scholes, Nani, Kagawa, van Persie. Subs: Lindegaard, Ferdinand, Anderson, Hernandez, Welbeck, Cleverley, Fletcher.
Galatasaray: Muslera, Eboue, Nounkeu, Kaya, Balta, Altintop, Felipe Melo, Inan, Amrabat, Burak Yilmaz, Bulut. Subs: Ceylan, Cris, Aydin Yilmaz, Elmander, Riera, Baytar, Colak.
1930: Chelsea vs Juventus Team News
Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Luiz, Terry, Cole, Mikel, Lampard, Ramires, Hazard, Oscar, Torres. Subs: Turnbull, Romeu, Mata, Moses, Cahill, Azpilicueta, Bertrand.
Juventus: Buffon, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Marchisio, Asamoah, Giovinco, Vucinic. Subs: Storari, Lucio, Giaccherini, Quagliarella, Matri, Isla, Marrone.
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