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Monday, September 15, 2008

Matchday 1: UEFA Champions League

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Another exciting season of UEFA's premier international club competition kicks-off on Tuesday evening.

Several teams are making their debuts: Anorthosis from Cyprus, BATE from Belarus, Cluj from Romania, and Zenit St. Petersburg from Russia, respectively.
The defending champion is Manchester United.

Champions League Teams Return Home

Tuesday, 16 September 2008 at 2045 CET or 1945 GMT.

Barcelona x Sporting Lisbon
Basel x Shakhtar
Chelsea x Bordeaux
Marseille x Liverpool
Panathinaikos x Internazionale
PSV x Atlético Madrid
AS Roma x Cluj (A Romanian team making their first appearance in the UCL).
Werder Bremen x Anorthosis (A Cypriot team making their first appearance in the UCL).

Wednesday, 17 September 2008 at 2045 CET or 1945 GMT.

Celtic x AaB
Dynamo Kiev x Arsenal
Juventus x Zenit St. Petersburg (Holders of the UEFA Cup, and making their UCL debut).
Lyon x Fiorentina
Manchester United x Villarreal
Porto x Fenerbahçe
Real Madrid x BATE (A team from Belarus making their UCL debut).
Steaua Bucharest x Bayern Munich

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