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Here are the norwegian newspaper Dagbladet's predictions for the Champions League fixtures on Wednesday 15 September:


AC Milan vs Auxerre
Prediction: Draw.

Arsenal vs Braga
Prediction: Braga win.

Bayern vs AS Roma
Prediction: Bayern win.

CFR Cluj vs Basel
Prediction: CFR Cluj win.

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.

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Here is the norwegian TV channel TV 2's predictions for the Champions League fixtures on Wednesday 15 September:


AC Milan vs Auxerre
Prediction: AC Milan win.

Bayern vs AS Roma
Prediction: Bayern win.

CFR Cluj vs Basel
Prediction: CFR Cluj win.

Real Madrid vs Ajax
Prediction: Real Madrid win.

Shakhtar vs Partizan
Prediction: Shakhtar win.

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Bayern Munich vs Roma

Bayern Munich's Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Butt, Lahm, Van Buyten, Badstuber, Contento; Van Bommel, Schweinsteiger; Mueller, Kroos, Altintop; Olic

Roma's Probable Lineup (4-3-1-2): Julio Sergio, Cassetti, N. Burdisso, Juan, Rosi; Perrotta, Pizarro, De Rossi; Menez; Totti, Borriello

Bayern Munich's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Bayern Munich 0 - Werder Bremen 0    1. B
Aug 27, 2010    1. FCK 2 - Bayern Munich 0    1. B
Aug 20, 2010    Bayern Munich 2 - VfL Wolfsburg 1    1. B
Aug 16, 2010    FC Germania Dattenfeld 0 - Bayern Munich 4    DFBP
Aug 13, 2010    Bayern Munich 2 - Real Madrid 4    Club

Roma's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Cagliari 5 - Roma 1    Seri
Aug 28, 2010    Roma 0 - Cesena 0    Seri
Aug 21, 2010    Inter Milan 3 - Roma 1    Ital
Jul 31, 2010    Bordeaux 1 - Roma 1    Club
May 16, 2010    Chievo 0 - Roma 2    Seri

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CFR Cluj vs Basel

CFR Cluj's Probable Starting XI: Stancioiu; Panin, Cadu, Piccolo, Edimar; Muresan, E. Kone, Costa, Bastos, Culio; Sforzini

Basel's Probable Starting XI: Costanzo; Inkoom, Abraham, Çagda?, Safari; Tembo, Huggel, Yapi, Shaqiri; Frei, Streller

CFR Cluj's last five games:
Dec 16, 2009    CFR Cluj 0 - PSV 2    EL
Dec 3, 2009    Copenhagen 2 - CFR Cluj 0    EL
Nov 5, 2009    CFR Cluj 2 - Sparta Praha 3    EL
Oct 22, 2009    Sparta Praha 2 - CFR Cluj 0    EL
Oct 1, 2009    PSV 1 - CFR Cluj 0    EL

Basel's last five games:
Aug 24, 2010    Sheriff 0 - Basel 3    UCL
Aug 18, 2010    Basel 1 - Sheriff 0    UCL
Aug 4, 2010    Basel 3 - Debrecen 1    UCL
Jul 28, 2010    Debrecen 0 - Basel 2    UCL
Dec 16, 2009    Basel 2 - Fulham 3    EL

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MSK Zilina vs Chelsea

MSK Zilina's Possible starting XI: Krnac; Angelovic, Placek, Pecalka, Mraz; Poliacek, Jez, Vittor, Vladavic, Bello; Ceesay.

Chelsea's Possible starting XI: Cech; Ivanovic, Alex, Terry, Zhirkov; Benayoun, Mikel, Essien; Sturridge Malouda, Anelka.

MSK Zilina's last five games:
Aug 25, 2010    MSK Zilina 1 - Sparta Praha 0    UCL
Aug 17, 2010    Sparta Praha 0 - MSK Zilina 2    UCL
Aug 4, 2010    MSK Zilina 3 - Litex 1    UCL
Jul 27, 2010    Litex 1 - MSK Zilina 1    UCL
Aug 27, 2009    MSK Zilina 0 - Partizan 2    EL

Chelsea's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    West Ham 1 - Chelsea 3    EPL
Aug 28, 2010    Chelsea 2 - Stoke 0    EPL
Aug 21, 2010    Wigan Athletic 0 - Chelsea 6    EPL
Aug 14, 2010    Chelsea 6 - West Bromwich 0    EPL
Aug 8, 2010    Chelsea 1 - Man Utd. 3    FA C

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Marseille vs Spartak

Marseille's Probable Starting XI: Mandanda; Azpilicueta, Hilton, Heinze, Taiwo; Cisse, Cheyrou; Valbuena, Lucho, A. Ayew; Brandao

Spartak's Probable Starting XI: Pesyakov; Parshivlyuk, Suchy, Pareja, Ivanov; Mcgeady, Ibson, Alex, Sheshukov, Kombarov; Welliton

Marseille's last five games:
Sep 12, 2010    Marseille 2 - AS Monaco FC 2    Ligu
Aug 29, 2010    Bordeaux 1 - Marseille 1    Ligu
Aug 21, 2010    Marseille 2 - FC Lorient 0    Ligu
Aug 14, 2010    Valenciennes FC 3 - Marseille 2    Ligu
Aug 7, 2010    Marseille 1 - SM Caen 2    Ligu

Spartak's last five games:
Nov 29, 2009    Zenit 2 - Spartak 1    Russ
Nov 21, 2009    Spartak 2 - CSKA 3    Russ
Nov 7, 2009    Kryliya Sovetov 2 - Spartak 1    Russ
Nov 1, 2009    Spartak 5 - Rostov 1    Russ
Oct 24, 2009    Khimki 0 - Spartak 3    Russ

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Arsenal vs Braga

Arsenal's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Arsenal 4 - Bolton 1    EPL
Aug 28, 2010    Blackburn 1 - Arsenal 2    EPL
Aug 21, 2010    Arsenal 6 - Blackpool 0    EPL
Aug 15, 2010    Liverpool 1 - Arsenal 1    EPL
Aug 7, 2010    Legia Warsaw 5 - Arsenal 6    Club

Braga's last five games:
Aug 24, 2010    Sevilla 3 - Braga 4    UCL
Aug 18, 2010    Braga 1 - Sevilla 0    UCL
Aug 4, 2010    Celtic 2 - Braga 1    UCL
Jul 28, 2010    Braga 3 - Celtic 0    UCL
Aug 6, 2009    Elfsborg 2 - Braga 0    EL

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Shakhtar vs Partizan

Shakhtar's Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Pyatov, Srna, Chizkov, Rakytski, Rat; Stepanenko, Hubschman; D. Costa, Mkhitaryan, Willian; M. Moreno

Partizan's Probable Lineup (4-4-2): R. Ilic, Stevanovic, Jovanovic, Krstajic, Lazevski; Tomic, Petrovic, Smiljanic, S. Ilic; Iliev, Cleo

Shakhtar's last five games:
Feb 25, 2010    Shakhtar 1 - Fulham 1    EL
Feb 18, 2010    Fulham 2 - Shakhtar 1    EL
Dec 16, 2009    Partizan 1 - Shakhtar 0    EL
Dec 3, 2009    Shakhtar 0 - Club Brugge 0    EL
Nov 5, 2009    Toulouse FC 0 - Shakhtar 2    EL

Partizan's last five games:
Aug 24, 2010    Anderlecht 2 - Partizan 2    UCL
Aug 18, 2010    Partizan 2 - Anderlecht 2    UCL
Aug 4, 2010    HJK Helsinki 1 - Partizan 2    UCL
Jul 28, 2010    Partizan 3 - HJK Helsinki 0    UCL
Dec 16, 2009    Partizan 1 - Shakhtar 0    EL

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Real Madrid vs Ajax

Real Madrid's Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Casillas, Ramos, Carvalho, Pepe, Marcelo; Alonso, L. Diarra; Ronaldo, Oezil, Higuain; Benzema.

Ajax's Probable Lineup (4-3-3): Stekelenburg, Van der Wiel, Alderweireld, Ooijer, Anita; De Zeeuw, De Jong, Enoh; Sulejmani, El Hamdaoui, Emanuelson.

Real Madrid's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Real Madrid 1 - Osasuna 0    La L
Aug 29, 2010    Mallorca 0 - Real Madrid 0    La L
Aug 13, 2010    Bayern Munich 2 - Real Madrid 4    Club
Aug 8, 2010    Los Angeles Galaxy 2 - Real Madrid 3    Club
Aug 4, 2010    America 2 - Real Madrid 3    Club

Ajax's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Ajax 2 - Willem II 0    Ered
Aug 29, 2010    De Graafschap 0 - Ajax 5    Ered
Aug 25, 2010    Ajax 2 - Dynamo 1    UCL
Aug 21, 2010    Ajax 3 - Roda 0    Ered
Aug 17, 2010    Dynamo 1 - Ajax 1    UCL

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AC Milan vs AJ Auxerre

AC Milan's Probable Starting XI: Abbiati; Zambrotta, Bonera, Nesta, Antonini; Ambrosini, Pirlo, Seedorf; Pato, Ibrahimovic, Ronaldinho

Auxerre's Probable Starting XI: Soirn; Hengbart, Coulibaly, Mignot, Grichting; Pedretti, Ndinga; Oliech, Le Tallec, Birsa; Jelen

AC Milan's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    Cesena 2 - Milan 0    Seri
Aug 29, 2010    Milan 4 - Lecce 0    Seri
Aug 25, 2010    Barcelona 3 - Milan 2    Club
Aug 22, 2010    Milan 4 - Juventus 5    Club
Aug 1, 2010    Milan 1 - O. Lyon 1    Club

Auxerre's last five games:
Sep 11, 2010    AJ Auxerre 1 - SM Caen 1    Ligu
Aug 29, 2010    AS Monaco FC 2 - AJ Auxerre 0    Ligu
Aug 25, 2010    AJ Auxerre 2 - Zenit 0    UCL
Aug 21, 2010    AJ Auxerre 1 - Valenciennes FC 1    Ligu
Aug 17, 2010    Zenit 1 - AJ Auxerre 0    UCL