Tasty Champions League Encounters to Look out for

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The Champions League will commence with the first round of the group stages to be played on Tuesday 19, September.

The footballing world is set to be treated to a number of tasty encounters especially in group F. Dubbed as the group of death, the group consists of German side Borrussia Dortmund, French giants PSG, Premier League side Newcastle and seven times winners AC Milan.

AC Milan will take on Newcastle in an early kick off as the premier league side hopes to brush off their start of the season blemishes. The toons have endured a horrid start to the new season compared to their trajectory at the back end of last season. With just two wins in five, the toons will hope their form is not long lasting.

Milan on the other hand have won three of their four league games and will be looking to bounce back after a 5-1 thrashing at the hands of fierce rivals, Intermilan. The Rossoneri will hope the result of that derby was a one-off occurrence as they take on the Toons.

In another promising encounter,German side Borrusia Dortmund will take on French champions, PSG. The Bundesliga outfit are yet to taste defeat in their opening four league games, winning two and drawing two.

The French champions have been back and forth in their last five games with two wins, two draws and a loss. After succumbing 2-3 to Nice on home turf, PSG will hope to bounce back as they take on Borussia Dortmund. The French will look to Kylian Mbappe and hope that he will be up and firing.

Group F has been dubbed the group of death because of the possibility of either combination of teams progressing. As the first round of the group stages kick-off, all four teams will hope to secure their first wins to help their chances of proceeding to the knockout stages.

On wednesday it will be a clash of giants as Manchester United take on German champions Bayern Munich. Manchester United going through a rough patch might be poised to be on the losing end but the red devils are not to be written off when the lights of the champions league are the brightest.

Bayern Munich are yet to taste defeat in the Bundesliga and will be hoping to keep it that way in the champions league as they take on the red devils. The Bavarians are on a good run of games despite being held to a draw by joint top league leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

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