UEFA Champions League Matchup (week 5)

Roberto Mancini
   Despite the hint of winter, Europe is heating up today as the UEFA Champions league takes center stage.  In this the fifth week of the group stage, sixteen (16) teams in action.  The top matchup of the day will see Manchester City (EPL leaders) traveling to Naples known for their exuberant fans.  Roberto Mancini the Italian manager of Manchester City has reportedly advised the City fans to take extra caution when they travel to the Italian city.  The BBC has sited incidents of violence in recent months against Bayern Munich supporters.

Other matches to keep an eye on are Manchester United Vs Benfica at Old Trafford, where both teams could qualify for the knock out stage.  Real Madrid host Dynamo Zagreb while Inter travels to Turkey to face Trabzonspor and Villareal visits the German giants Bayern Munich.  The full schedule for today and tomorrow is shown below.  The most interesting game tomorrow will be AC Milan v Barcelona in Milan.  Meanwhile Arsenal v Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen v Chelsea should provide some interesting insight into the depth of the two English sides.  Have a great show folks and stay tuned for our recommended links to watch the Champions league knockout rounds

Week 5 Schedule (Source BBC

Tuesday, 22 November 2011
CSKA Moscow v Lille, GpB, 17:00
Bayern Munich v Villarreal, GpA, 19:45
Lyon v Ajax, GpD, 19:45
Man Utd v Benfica, GpC, 19:45
Napoli v Man City, GpA, 19:45
Otelul Galati v FC Basel, GpC, 19:45
Real Madrid v Dinamo Zagreb, GpD, 19:45
Trabzonspor v Inter Milan, GpB, 19:45

Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Zenit St Petersburg v Apoel Nicosia, GpG, 17:00
BATE Borisov v Plzen, GpH, 18:00
AC Milan v Barcelona, GpH, 19:45
Arsenal v Borussia Dortmund, GpF, 19:45
Bayer Leverkusen v Chelsea, GpE, 19:45
Marseille v Olympiakos, GpF, 19:45
Shakhtar Donetsk v FC Porto, GpG, 19:45
Valencia v Genk, GpE, 19:45