All You Need To Know


The UEFA Champions League continues on Wednesday, after an eventful night on Tuesday. These are all you need to know about each fixture, before the kick-off.

FC RED BULL SALZBURG v DINAMO ZAGREB

RB Salzburg won both of their previous Dinamo Zagreb in major Uefa European competition, beating them 4-2 at home and 5-1 away in the 2014-15 Europa League group stage.

Dinamo Zagreb last faced FC Red Bull Salzburg in the Uefa Champions League qualifying phase in 2016-17, eliminating the Austrians 3-2 on aggregate, including a 2-1 away win in Salzburg.

RB LEIPZIG v CELTIC

RB Leipzig have faced Celtic twice previously, doing so in the 2018-19 Uefa Europa League group stage. Leipzig won 2-0 at home but lost 2-1 away.

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Celtic have never won an away European match in Germany in 13 previous attempts (D3 L10), failing to score in nine of those games and scoring just six goals overall.

CHELSEA v MILAN

This is the first time Chelsea and AC Milan have met in the Uefa Champions League since the 1999-2000 first group stage, with both games ending in draws, including a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge.

REAL MADRID v SHAKHTAR DONETSK

This is the third consecutive season to see Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk meet in the Uefa Champions League group stage.

It’s only the fifth fixture to be played in three consecutive seasons in the group stage, and first since Man City v Shakhtar between 2017-18 and 2019-20.

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MANCHESTER CITY v FC KØBENHAVN

Manchester City and FC København last faced in the 2008-09 Uefa Cup, with City winning 4-3 on aggregate thanks to a 2-1 win in the second leg via a Craig Bellamy brace.

SEVILLA v BORUSSIA DORTMUND

Sevilla and Borussia Dortmund previously faced in the Uefa Champions League in the 2020-21 season at the last 16 stage, with both games seeing both teams score twice (2-3 to Dortmund in Seville, 2-2 in Dortmund) and Dortmund progressing 5-4 on aggregate.

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JUVENTUS v MACCABI HAIFA

The only two previous meetings between Juventus and Maccabi Haifa were in the 2009-10 Uefa Champions League group stage, with Juve winning both games 1-0.

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BENFICA v PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN

This will be the seventh meeting between Benfica and Paris Saint-Germain in European competition, with the Portuguese side winning half of the previous six.

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