Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Seven African countries' economies at risk over Brexit decision

Read more

THE DEBATE

Britain votes out: What next?

Read more

#TECH 24

The 'fintech' revolution

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

A certified 'palace': How hotels strive for excellence

Read more

#THE 51%

In her own image: Women in Art

Read more

REPORTERS

World War I: When northern France was on German time

Read more

REVISITED

Video: Ugandan city still scarred by Lord's Resistance Army atrocities

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

#Brexit sparks a storm on social media

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Markets, pound plunge on Brexit vote

Read more

Marseille, Bordeaux take up English club challenge

Latest update : 2008-09-16

Champions League group stage kicks off Tuesday with Liverpool travelling to Marseille where they won 4-0 last season to reach the last 16, and a big challenge for Bordeaux who meet Chelsea, last year's runner-up.

 

 

 

LONDON - Chelsea and Barcelona take centre stage on Tuesday when the Champions League group stage kicks off with eight matches.

 

Inter Milan and Liverpool are also in action while clubs from Romania and Cyprus make their debuts in the continent's permier club tournament.

 

Last season's runners-up Chelsea take on Bordeaux in Group A with manager Luiz Felipe Scolari hoping to mark his debut in the competition with a victory after an impressive start to his tenure at Stamford Bridge.

 

Barcelona, who had to qualify for the group phase, host Sporting Lisbon in the Nou Camp in Group C.


Jose Mourinho's Inter Milan travel to Greece to play Panathinaikos while Liverpool are in action in Marseille where they won 4-0 last season to reach the last 16

 

Date created : 2008-09-16

COMMENT(S)