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Bursaspor vs Valencia

Bursaspor's Probable Starting XI: Ivankov; Tandogan, Stepanov, Erdogan, Vederson; Ergic, Cimsir; Sen, Batalla, Ipek; Yildirim

Valencia's Probable Starting XI: Sanchez; Miguel, R. Costa, Navarro, Mathieu; Albelda, Maduro; Joachim, Dominguez, Mata; Soldado

Bursaspor's last five games:
Sep 10, 2010    Bursaspor 2 - Eski?ehirspor 1    Spor
Aug 28, 2010    Sivasspor 0 - Bursaspor 2    Spor
Aug 22, 2010    Galatasaray 0 - Bursaspor 2    Spor
Aug 16, 2010    Bursaspor 1 - Konyaspor 0    Spor
Aug 7, 2010    Bursaspor 0 - Trabzonspor 3    TFF

Valencia's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Valencia 1 - Racing 0    La L
Aug 28, 2010    Malaga 1 - Valencia 3    La L
Aug 18, 2010    Valencia 2 - Fiorentina 0    Club
Aug 12, 2010    Palermo 1 - Valencia 0    Club
Aug 12, 2010    Napoli 1 - Valencia 1    Club

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Twente vs Inter

Twente's Probable Lineup (4-3-3): Mihaylov, Roasles, Wisgerhof, Douglas, Tiendalli; Janssen, Brama, Landzaat; Ruiz, Janko, Chadli

Inter's Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Julio Cesar, Maicon, Lucio, Samuel, Chivu; Cambiasso, Zanetti; Pandev, Sneijder, Eto'o; Milito

Twente's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    VVV-Venlo 1 - Twente 2    Ered
Aug 29, 2010    Twente 4 - Utrecht 0    Ered
Aug 21, 2010    Vitesse 0 - Twente 3    Ered
Aug 14, 2010    Twente 0 - Heerenveen 0    Ered
Aug 6, 2010    Roda 0 - Twente 0    Ered

Inter's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Inter Milan 2 - Udinese 1    Seri
Aug 30, 2010    Bologna 0 - Inter Milan 0    Seri
Aug 27, 2010    Inter Milan 0 - Atletico Madrid 2    UEFA
Aug 21, 2010    Inter Milan 3 - Roma 1    Ital
Aug 6, 2010    FC Dallas 2 - Inter Milan 2    Club

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Benfica vs H. Tel Aviv

Benfica's Probable Lineup (4-1-3-2): Roberto Gago, Maxi Pereira, Luisao, David Luiz, Coentrao; Javi Garcia; Martins, Aimar, Gaitan; Saviola, Cardozo

H. Tel Aviv's Probable Lineup (4-5-1): Enyeama, Kende, D. Silva, Fransman, B. Dayan; Rocchi, Yadin; Shivhon, Zahavi, Vermouth; Shechter

Benfica's last five games:
Aug 3, 2010    Benfica 0 - Tottenham 1    Club
Aug 1, 2010    Benfica 4 - Aston Villa 1    Club
Jul 24, 2010    Benfica 3 - AS Monaco FC 2    Club
Apr 8, 2010    Liverpool 4 - Benfica 1    EL
Apr 1, 2010    Benfica 2 - Liverpool 1    EL

H. Tel Aviv's last five games:
Aug 24, 2010    Hapoel 1 - Salzburg 1    UCL
Aug 18, 2010    Salzburg 2 - Hapoel 3    UCL
Aug 3, 2010    Hapoel 3 - Aktobe 1    UCL
Jul 28, 2010    Aktobe 1 - Hapoel 0    UCL
Feb 25, 2010    Hapoel 0 - Rubin 0    EL

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Barcelona vs Panathinaikos

Barcelona's Probable Lineup (4-3-3): Valdes, Alves, Pique, Puyol, Maxwell; Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta; Messi, Villa, Pedro

Panathinaikos' Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Tzorvas, Marinos, Kante, Boumsong, Vyntra; Gilberto Silva, Simao; Leto, Ninis, Govou; Cisse

Barcelona's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Barcelona 0 - Hercules 2    La L
Aug 29, 2010    Racing 0 - Barcelona 3    La L
Aug 25, 2010    Barcelona 3 - Milan 2    Club
Aug 21, 2010    Barcelona 4 - Sevilla 0    Span
Aug 14, 2010    Sevilla 3 - Barcelona 1    Span

Panathinaikos' last five games:
Aug 4, 2010    Inter Milan 2 - Panathinaikos 3    Club
Apr 18, 2010    PAS Giannena 0 - Panathinaikos 0    Supe
Apr 11, 2010    Panathinaikos 0 - Iraklis 0    Supe
Mar 28, 2010    Atromitos 0 - Panathinaikos 0    Supe
Mar 21, 2010    Panathinaikos 0 - Olympiacos 0    Supe

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Here are the norwegian newspaper Dagbladet's predictions for the Champions League fixtures on Tuesday 14 September:

Barcelona vs Panathinaikos
Prediction: Barcelona win

Benfica vs H. Tel Aviv
Prediction: H. Tel Aviv win.

Bremen vs Tottenham
Prediction: Bremen win.

Bursaspor vs Valencia
Prediction: Draw.

FC Copenhagen vs Kazan
Prediction: Draw.

Lyon vs Schalke
Prediction: Lyon win.

Manchester United vs Rangers
Prediction: Manchester United win.

Twente vs Inter
Prediction: Draw.

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Here is the norwegian TV channel TV 2's predictions for the Champions League fixtures on Tuesday 14 September:

Benfica vs H. Tel Aviv
Prediction: Benfica win

Bremen vs Tottenham
Prediction: Bremen win.

Lyon vs Schalke
Prediction: Lyon win.

Manchester United vs Rangers
Prediction: Manchester United win.

Twente vs Inter
Prediction: Inter win.

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Here are the norwegian website Oddsen.nu's predictions for the Champions League fixtures on Tuesday 14 September:

Barcelona vs Panathinaikos
Prediction: Barcelona win.

Benfica vs H. Tel Aviv
Prediction: Benfica win.

Bremen vs Tottenham
Prediction: Draw.

Bursaspor vs Valencia
Prediction: Valencia win.

FC Copenhagen vs Kazan
Prediction: FC Copenhagen win.

Lyon vs Schalke
Prediction: Lyon win.

Manchester United vs Rangers
Prediction: Manchester United win.

Twente vs Inter
Prediction: Inter win.

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Champions League results 14.09

Barcelona    5 - 1    Panathinaikos           
Benfica    2 - 0    H. Tel Aviv           
Bremen    2 - 2    Tottenham           
Bursaspor    0 - 4    Valencia           
FC Copenhagen    1 - 0    Kazan           
Lyon    1 - 0    Schalke            
Manchester Utd    0 - 0    Rangers           
Twente    2 - 2    Inter

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Arsenal v Sporting Braga

Champions League Group H
Emirates Stadium
Wednesday Sept 15 2010
Kick-off 19.45 BST
On TV: ITV1

Arsenal (probable, 4-2-3-1) Almunia; Sagna, Squillaci, Koscielny, Clichy; Song, Wilshere; Rosicky, Fabregas, Arshavin; Chamakh

Braga (probable, 4-3-3) Felipe; Silvio, Alberto Rodriguez, Moises, Miguel Garcia; Vandinho, Luis Aguiar, Hugo Viana; Alan, Lima, Matheus

Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxemburg)

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Here are the norwegian website Oddsen.nu's predictions for the Champions League fixtures on Wednesday 15 September:


AC Milan vs Auxerre
Prediction: AC Milan win.

Arsenal vs Braga
Prediction: Arsenal win.

Bayern vs AS Roma
Prediction: Bayern win.

CFR Cluj vs Basel
Prediction: Draw.

Marseille vs Sp. Moscow
Prediction: Marseille win.

Real Madrid vs Ajax
Prediction: Real Madrid win.

Shakhtar vs Partizan
Prediction: Shakhtar win.

Zilina vs Chelsea
Prediction: Chelsea win.