Champions League – Group stage
start: 20:45 (GMT+2)
gained two victories at the beginning of group tournament Beşiktaş
from Turkey became the only leader of the 7th
Champions league’s quartet:
– 6, Porto – 3, Leipzig – 1, Monaco – 1;
what do we have now? The winner of the forthcoming match at Red Bull
Arena will become the main challenger of the champion from Turkey. At
the same time, the team that will lose can take the final 4th
line according to the results of three matchdays.
Leipzig Germany (the head coach Ralph Hasenhüttl)
vice-champion during the away match of the previous round of German
Bundesliga at the largest football arena of the country Signal Iduna
Park had managed to win over Borussia Dortmund (2:3). At the 4th
minute of this match an accurate kick of the center forward of the
hosts Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had reached its aim (1:0). But then
the goals were scored in the gates of Die Schwarzgelben – 1:1, 1:2,
1:3 (Marcel Sabitzer, Yussuf Poulsen, Jean-Kévin Augustin). As a
result the vice-champion had managed to save the winning score and
climb at the 3rd
line of the tournament bracket.
Portugal (the head coach Sérgio Conceição)
nearest opponent of Leipzig had also spent very difficult match
during the last round of national championship. An opponent of Porto
was Sporting Lisbon. The game of two grandees of the Portuguese
football ended with goalless draw.
now all thoughts of the team of Sérgio Conceição are focused on
successful game at Red Bull Arena. To tell the truth, the guests will
be pleased even with goalless draw.
favorites of the group are playing away matches and that is why their
main aim is to save their current tournament advantage. But both
Monaco at its home arena in Monte-Carlo and vice-champion of Germany
Leipzig have to gain victories.
– 2.00, draw – 3.50, Porto –3.60;
tip: Leipzig (Asian handicap 0) – odds 1.51 5Dimes