There’s a blockbuster clash in Paris to kick off the second round of Uefa Champions League group action on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi is yet to hit his stride in the colours of Paris Saint Germain ahead of their clash with Manchester City at the Parc des Princes in Group A.
Seven fixtures elsewhere include Liverpool’s trip to Porto, AC Milan hosting Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan attempting to get off the mark at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Could Tuesday finally be the night for Lionel Messi to find his form for Paris Saint Germain?
His new super club go up against fellow oil-rich side Manchester City on Tuesday at the Parc des Princes, with a two-point gap already between them following an opening round victory for Pep Guardiola’s men.
RB Leipzig were City’s victims and they return to home comforts to face a buoyant Club Bruges that held the Parisians to a draw in Belgium a fortnight ago.
Liverpool face a tricky examination of their winning start to the new UCL campaign when they travel to regular knockout stage contenders FC Porto.
Jurgen Klopp’s side secured an opening round win amid a crackling atmosphere at Anfield, while their Portuguese hosts were held to a draw.
Admittedly that stalemate was against fellow big-hitters Atletico Madrid, who head to the San Siro to tackle an AC Milan side hunting their first points since returning to the top table of European football.
The top two in Group C of the Uefa Champions League could become pretty clear after just two rounds, if there are a brace of home wins on Tuesday night.
Borussia Dortmund will set out to double their three-point tally when they welcome Sporting Lisbon to Signal Iduna Park.
The Portuguese club shipped five goals at the hands of Ajax in the opening round of fixtures, with the Dutch side back in Amsterdam to play Besiktas.
It’s an unlikely top-of-the-table clash at the Bernabeu in Group D of the Champions League on Tuesday, as Real Madrid go up against Sheriff Tiraspol.
Los Blancos recorded a sneaky win to kick off their campaign, while the Moldovan minnows went one better to sit top of the embryonic standings on goal difference.
It means Inter Milan travel to Ukraine to tackle Shakhtar Donetsk, with both sides attempting to secure their first points of the new continental season.
Uefa Champions League predictions for 28 September
Prediction methodology explained: The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.