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Champions League Tuesday Preview

The Champions League returns on Tuesday with favourites Manchester City looking to make it back-to-back wins to start the group stage.

City head Group C along with the Dinamo Zagreb, who won their opening game too, and they clash at he Etihad.

Tottenham face a huge test in Group B as they host German giants Bayern Munich, following on from their disappointing opening draw with Olympiakos.

Elsewhere, in Group D – both Atletico Madrid and Juventus look for their opening wins after hold each other to a draw first time out whilst in Group A Real Madrid are looking to bounce back from the opening round drubbing at Paris Saint Germain as they host Club Brugge.

We run through every game including predictions from former England, Crystal Palace and Tottenham midfielder Andy Gray, our own Football Insider Graeme Bailey and BoyleSports’ Lawrence Lyons.

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GROUP A
Real Madrid 17:55 Club Brugge

MATCH ODDS: Real 2/7 Draw 5/1  Brugge 15/2
BoyleSports pick: Real -1 @3/4 

ANDY SAYS: Real should record their first win of their European campaign here…3-0
GRAEME SAYS: Real will bounce back with victory in this one, no doubt…2-0
Football Index – One to follow: Luka Jovic – Will he get his chance in this one?

Galatasaray 20:00 Paris Saint Germain

MATCH ODDS: Gala 17/2 Draw 9/2 PSG 3/10
BoyleSports pick: Di Maria to score anytime @11/10 

ANDY SAYS: Might not look an easy trip on paper but PSG will show their class…1-3
GRAEME SAYS: I am going with PSG but don’t see this being comfortable…1-2
Football Index – One to follow: Kylian Mbappe – One of the world’s best

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GROUP B
Red Star Belgrade 20:00 Olympiakos

MATCH ODDS: Red Star 2/1 Draw 23/10 Olympiakos 11/8
BoyleSports pick: Draw @23/10 

ANDY SAYS: A game in Belgrade is never easy, so am going with Red Star to edge this…2-1
GRAEME SAYS: Olympiakos got lucky against Spurs, not this time…2-0
Football Index – One to follow: Milos Degenek – Australian defender is impressing for Red Star

Tottenham Hotspur 20:00 Bayern Munich

MATCH ODDS: Spurs 11/5 Draw 11/4 Bayern 11/10
BoyleSports pick: Son to score first @13/2 

ANDY SAYS: I am going with my former club to get something off Bayern in this one…1-1
GRAEME SAYS: Spurs are just not playing good enough in my eyes, so away win…1-3
Football Index – One to follow: Philippe Coutinho – Starting to find some form again

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GROUP C
Atalanta 17:55 Shakhtar Donetsk

MATCH ODDS: Atalanta 3/4 Draw 14/5 Shakhtar 16/5
BoyleSports pick: Atalanta to win & over 1.5 goals @11/10 

ANDY SAYS: Atalanta are proving a strong side and will take the win in this one…2-0
GRAEME SAYS: I don’t see Atalanta having a problem taking the win here…3-1
Football Index – One to follow: Duvan Zapata – The Colombian is looking a class act

Manchester City 20:00 Dinamo Zagreb

MATCH ODDS: Man City 1/14 Draw 10/1 Zagreb 25/1
BoyleSports pick: City to lead after 30 mins @4/6 

ANDY SAYS: Won’t be any slip-ups from City in this one, comfortable win…4-1
GRAEME SAYS: This could be a big score, Zagreb will do well to hold City back…5-0
Football Index – One to follow: Bernardo Sivla – Emerging as a world class performer

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GROUP D
Juventus 20:00 Bayer Leverkusen

MATCH ODDS: Juventus 11/20 Draw 3/1 Bayer 5/1
BoyleSports pick: Juventus to win & over 1.5 goals @5/6 

ANDY SAYS: Big effort for Bayer to get anything from this one, and I don’t think they will…2-0
GRAEME SAYS: I believe Juventus will claim their first win in this one…3-0
Football Index – One to follow: Cristiano Ronaldo – Is he still the world’s best?

Lokomotiv Moscow 20:00 Atletico Madrid

MATCH ODDS: Lokomotiv 5/1 Draw 12/5 Atletico 4/6
BoyleSports pick: Both Teams To Score @11/10 

ANDY SAYS: Atletico are a class act and will take the win here…0-2
GRAEME SAYS: Moscow is a tough trip but Atletico will win…1-2
Football Index – One to follow: Joao Felix – A supreme talent

Standings provided by Sofascore LiveScore

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