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Champions League fixtures: UCL Teams Possible Line-ups, News For Matchday 3

UEFA Champions League 2020-21 Draw

The UEFA Champions League is back again with mouthwatering fixtures as European elite football clubs fight for qualification in the matchday 3 group matches.

Below are Fixtures for Matchday 3

Champions League fixtures:

Tuesday 19 October 2021

17:45                     Besiktas v Sporting         

17:45                     Club Brugge v Man City 

20:00                     Ajax v Dortmund             

20:00                     Atlético v Liverpool        

20:00                     Inter v Sheriff   

20:00                     PSG v RB Leipzig               

20:00                     Porto v AC Milan              

20:00                     Shakhtar v Real Madrid 

Wednesday 20 October 2021

17:45                     Barcelona v Dynamo Kyiv             

17:45                     Red Bull Salzburg v Wolfsburg   

20:00                     Benfica v Bayern              

20:00                     Chelsea v Malmo FF       

20:00                     Lille v Sevilla      

20:00                     Man Utd v Atalanta        

20:00                     Young Boys v Villarreal  

20:00                     Zenit v Juventus

UCL Teams Possible Line-ups, News

Club Brugge vs Manchester City

Club Brugge: Mignolet; Mata, Hendry, Nsoki, Sobol; Vormer, Rits, Vanaken; Sowah, De Ketelaere, Lang

Out: none

Doubtful: none

Misses next match if booked: Éder Balanta

Man. City: Ederson; Walker, Rúben Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko; Gündoğan, Fernandinho, De Bruyne; Gabriel Jesus, Foden, Grealish

Out: Torres (foot), Stones (personal reasons)

Doubtful: Ederson (fitness), Gabriel Jesus (fitness)

Beşiktaş vs Sporting CP

Beşiktaş: Ersin Destanoğlu; Rosier, Welinton, Vida, N’Sakala; Souza, Pjanić, Ghezzal, Alex Teixeira, Larin; Batshuayi

Out: Mehmet Topal (muscle), N’Koudou (ankle), Hutchinson (muscle)

Doubtful: none

Sporting CP: Adán; Inácio, Coates, Feddal; Porro, Palhinha, Matheus, Vinagre; Sarabia, Paulinho, Pote

Out: Tabata (knee)

Doubtful: none

Paris Saint-Germain vs Leipzig

Paris: Donnarumma; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes; Wijnaldum/Herrera, Verratti, Gueye; Messi, Mbappé, Icardi/Draxler

Out: Di María (suspended), Neymar (adductors), Ramos (calf), Paredes (thigh)

Doubtful: Navas (hip), Icardi (personal)

Leipzig: Gulácsi; Klostermann, Simakan, Orban, Gvardiol; Haidara, Kampl; Nkunku, Forsberg, Szoboszlai; Poulsen

Out: Saracchi (knee), Halstenberg (knee), Brobbey (thigh), Dani Olmo (thigh)

Doubtful: none

Porto vs AC Milan

Porto: Diogo Costa; João Mário, Pepe, Marcano, Wendell; Uribe, Sérgio Oliveira, Otávio, Corona; Díaz, Taremi

Out: none

Doubtful: Mbemba (ankle)

AC Milan: Tătărușanu; Kalulu, Tomori, Kjær, Calabria; Bennacer, Tonali; Saelemaekers, Krunic, Leão; Giroud

Out: Kessie (suspended), Florenzi (knee), Maignan (wrist), Rebić (ankle), Brahim Díaz (illness), Theo Hernández (illness), Plizzari (knee), Messias (thigh)

Doubtful: none

Atlético de Madrid vs Liverpool

Atlético: Oblak; Trippier, Felipe, Giménez, Hermoso, Carrasco; Llorente, Koke, Lemar; João Félix, Luis Suárez

Out: Savić (suspended)

Doubtful: none

Misses next match if booked: Kondogbia

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Keïta, Fabinho, Henderson; Salah, Jota, Mané

Out: Elliott (ankle), Thiago (calf)

Doubtful: Jones (groin)

Ajax vs Dortmund

Ajax: Pasveer; Mazraoui, Timber, Martínez, Blind; Álvarez, Klaassen, Gravenberch; Berghuis, Haller, Tadić

Out: Klaiber (knee), Stekelenburg (groin)

Doubtful: none

Dortmund: Kobel; Meunier, Akanji, Hummels, Schulz; Witsel; Brandt, Bellingham; Reus; Haaland, Malen

Out: Coulibaly (knee), Dahoud (knee), Guerreiro (muscle), Morey (knee), Moukoko (muscle), Reyna (thigh), Schmelzer (knee)

Doubtful: none

Inter vs Sheriff

Inter: Handanovič; Škriniar, de Vrij, Bastoni; Dunfries, Barella, Brozović, Vidal, Perišić; Džeko, Lautaro Martínez

Out: none

Doubtful: none

Sheriff: Celeadnic; Fernando Costanza, Arboleda, Dulanto, Cristiano; Addo, Thill; Bruno, Kolovos, Castañeda; Traore

Out: Athanasiadis (illness), Yakhshiboev (undisclosed), Belousov (knee)

Doubtful: Kyabou (undisclosed)

Misses next match if booked: Dulanto

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Real Madrid

Shakhtar: Pyatov; Dodô, Marlon, Kryvtsov, Ismaily; Maycon, Stepanenko; Tetê, Alan Patrick, Fernando; Pedrinho

Out: Júnior Moraes (knee), Traoré (knee), Konoplyanka (unspecified), Matviyenko (leg)

Doubtful: none

Real Madrid: Courtois; Nacho, Militão, Alaba, Gutiérrez/Mendy; Valverde, Casemiro, Modrić, Kroos; Benzema, Vinícius

Out: Carvajal (calf), Ceballos (ankle), Bale (muscle strain), Isco (back), Jović (ankle) Hazard (ankle)

Doubtful: none

Barcelona vs Dynamo Kyiv

Barcelona: Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; De Jong, Busquets, Gavi; Ansu, Depay, Dest

Out: Braithwaite (knee), Araujo (hamstring), Eric García (suspended), Dembélé (fitness), Pedri (muscle)

Doubtful: none

Dynamo Kyiv: Bushchan; Kędziora, Zabarnyi, Syrota, Mykolenko; Sydorchuk, Shaparenko; Tsygankov, Buyalskiy, De Pena; Vitinho

Out: Besedin (knee), Kulach (heart)

Doubtful: Burda (fitness)

Salzburg vs Wolfsburg

Salzburg: Köhn; Kristensen, Onguéné, Wöber, Ulmer; Camara; Aaronson, Sučić, Seiwald; Okafor, Adeyemi

Out: Šeško (thigh), Junuzović (heel), Piątkowski (ankle), Solet (knee)

Doubtful: Bernede (calf)

Misses next match if booked: Capaldo

Wolfsburg: Casteels; Mbabu, Lacroix, Brooks, Roussillon; Baku, Arnold; Lukebakio, Philipp, Steffen; Nmecha

Out: Guilavogui (suspended), Białek (knee), Gerhardt (foot), Mehmedi (muscular), Schlager (knee), William (knee)

Doubtful:

Misses next match if booked: Lacroix

Benfica vs Bayern

Benfica: Vlachodimos; Veríssimo, Otamendi, Verthongen; Diogo Gonçalves, Weigl, João Mário, Grimaldo; Darwin, Yaremchuk, Rafa Silva

Out: Lázaro (thigh), Gilberto (muscle), Seferović (knee)

Doubtful: none

Misses next match if booked: Rafa Silva, Weigl

Bayern: Neuer; Pavard, Süle, Upamecano, Hernández; Kimmich, Sabitzer; Gnabry, Müller, Sané; Lewandowski

Out: Ulreich (knee), Davies (thigh), Goretzka (cold)

Doubtful: none

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Young Boys vs Villarreal

Young Boys: Von Ballmos; Hefti, Camara, Lauper, Garcia; Sierro, C Martins Pereira; Fassnacht, Aebischer, Ngamaleu; Elia

Out: Lustenberger (Achilles), Nsame (Achilles), Monteiro (knee)

Doubtful: Zesiger (knee), Faivre (hamstring)

Villarreal: Rulli; Foyth, Albiol, Torres, Pedraza; Capoue, Parejo, Trigueros; Pino, Gerard Moreno, Danjuma

Out: Dia (knee)

Doubtful: none

Misses next match if booked: Yeremi Pino

Manchester United vs Atalanta

Man. United: De Gea; Dalot, Lindelöf, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred, Bruno; Ronaldo, Greenwood, Rashford

Out: Varane (groin)

Doubtful: Diallo (thigh), Martial (unspecified), Cavani (fatigue)

Atalanta: Musso; Lovato, Palomino, Demiral,; Zappacosta, Freuler, De Roon, Mæhle; Pašalić; Malinovskyi, Zapata

Out: Hateboer (foot), Djimsiti (arm), Gosens (thigh), Pessina (thigh), Tolòi (thigh)

Doubtful: none

LOSC Lille vs Sevilla

LOSC: Grbić; Zeki Çelik, Tiago Djaló, Fonte, Reinildo; Ikoné, André, Xeka, Bamba; Burak Yılmaz, David

Out: Botman (groin)

Doubtful: none

Sevilla: Bounou; Navas, Koundé, Diego Carlos, Acuña; Jordán, Fernando, Rakitić; Lamela, Rafa Mir, Ocampos

Out: En-Nesyri (muscular)

Doubtful: Gómez (unspecified)

Chelsea vs Malmö

Chelsea: Mendy; Christensen, Thiago Silva, Azpilicueta; James, Kanté, Mount, Jorginho, Chilwell; Werner, Lukaku

Out: Rüdiger (back), Pulišić (ankle)

Doubtful: Ziyech (illness)

Malmö: Dahlin; Larsson, Nielsen, Brorsson; Berget, Rakip, Innocent, Christiansen, Peña; Čolak, Birmančević

Out: Ahmedhodžić (suspended), Lewicki (knee), Beijmo (collarbone), Toivonen (knee), Knudsen (knee), Sejdiu (knee)

Doubtful: none

Misses next match if booked: Brorsson

Zenit vs Juventus

Zenit: Kritsyuk; Sutormin, Barrios, Chistyakov, Lovren, Douglas Santos; Malcom, Kuzyaev, Wendel, Claudinho; Azmoun

Out: Ozdoev (knee)

Doubtful: Rakitskyy (hamstring)

Juventus: Szczęsny; Danilo, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Cuadrado, Locatelli, Bentancur, Bernardeschi; Chiesa, Kean

Out: Rabiot (illness), Dybala (thigh)

Doubtful: De Ligt (thigh)

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