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A Feast Of Football Is In Store For The First Week Of Champions League Group Stage Action

A Feast Of Football Is In Store For The First Week Of Champions League Group Stage Action

The first set of fixtures in the Champions League group stage cannot come quick enough, with a whole of tasty matches to look forward to in the opening round of games.

The draw was made in Monaco yesterday and it's Group F, with Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Inter MIlan and Slavia Prague, which promises to produce the most excitement.

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But the bar could well be set in the first matchweek starting on 17 and 18.September, where we'll all definitely be needing a dual-screen arrangement at our disposal.

Image: PA
Image: PA

For starters, on the Tuesday we have the defending champions Liverpool travel to Napoli in a repeat of last season's group stage fixture, as well as Borussia Dortmund hosting Barcelona at a packed Signal Iduna Park.

Then, the pick of Wednesday's fixtures sees Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid go head-to-head in the French capital, with Atletico Madrid and Juventus doing battle yet again after two epic knockout encounters last term.

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Image: PA
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Those four aforementioned fixtures are worthy of being Champions League quarter finals, so to have them in the group stages from the get-go is incredibly exciting and will no doubt lead to us being glued to our screens.

Fixtures in full:

Tuesday:

Inter Milan vs Slavia Prague

Lyon vs Zenit

Chelsea vs Valencia

Red Bull vs Genk

Napoli vs Liverpool

Ajax vs Lille

Benfica vs RB Leipzig

Dortmund vs Barcelona


Wednesday:

Club Brugge vs Galatasaray

Olympiacos vs Tottenham

Bayer vs Lokomotiv Moscow

PSG vs Real Madrid

Bayern vs Red Star Belgrade

Atletico Madrid vs Juventus

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester City

Dinamo Zagreb vs Atalanta

Topics: Football, Football News, UEFA Champions League, Champions League

Josh Lawless

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