The Champions League group stage is the most interesting part of European football. It is one of the periods. This three Six matches stretching across the month determine the current status of each playing team.
Immediately after the draw, we decided to examine groups E, F, G and H and made predictions about the outcome of the tournament fight. Betting company Pin-Up began accepting long-term bets both on the results of the tournament and on the first round of the Champions League. determined the prices.
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Despite all their pretensions, Celtic missed a game in the Champions League last season. couldn’t win. Their last win in the group stage was in 2017 against Anderlecht under coach Brendan Rodgers. With Rodgers’ return in the summer, Celtic have the chance to not only improve this sport surge statistic but go even further.
Feyenoord, who beat them in the 1970 final, retain coach Arne Slot and much of it – but Orkun Kök””t’s move to Benfica. 39;ya’s transfer weakens the midfield.
Lazio finished second in Serie A last season, but Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has since been sold and Maurizio Sarri’s team suffered defeats from Lecce and Genoa at the start of the season.
At some point people will give up saying that Atletico will not be in a transitional period and that Diego Simeone is trying to implement a broader style, but at the moment this situation continues and the team He is constantly struggling with decline.
They will advance: Atletico Madrid, Lazio.
If Newcastle are looking to return to the Champions League group stage after 21 years and easily progress to the knockout stage, perhaps they are disappointed. But if they wanted glamor, it was hard to find a better draw. Neymar has left PSG, but Kylian Mbappe is staying for at least one more season, this is the beginning of their post-galactic era. How realistic is this and Luis Enrique has been supporting the club for years. undermines tolerance How he can completely get rid of his culture is another interesting part of the beginning of the season. It will happen.
It could be a difficult season for Borussia Dortmund after the emotional shock of losing the Bundesliga title on the last day of the last season and the sale of Jude Bellingham and Raphael Guerreiro. Milan, on the other hand, has two wins from two matches, with Olivier Giroud’s three wins. goal and Christian Pulisic opened the season with two goals. Ruben Loftus-Cheek also adapted well.
They will advance: PSG, Milan.
Poor “RB Leipzig”. They beat and drew “Manchester City” in two matches in Germany, but the two matches played at the “Etihad” were disappointing. It ended in a 7:0 and 6:3 defeat. Christopher Nkunku, Dominik Szoboszlai and Josko Gvardiol left the team. “Bayer Leverkusen” Perhaps their defeat against “Bayern” lowered their expectations, but their 3:0 win against “Bayern” in the Super Cup showed how dangerous “Leipzig” is. p>
“Crvena Zvezda’s last match in the Champions League group stage” It has been four years since they won and 31 years since they last progressed to the 1/8 final or further. They have scored 18 goals in five league games so far, but that may not help them at this level.
“Young Boys” They easily won the Swiss title last season and are unbeaten this season, although they have drawn three of their four away games. Fourth against “Maccabi Haifa” The victory in the qualifying round was quite comfortable.
“City” looks like another galaxy team compared to its rivals in its group.
They will advance: “Manchester City”, “RB Leipzig”.
“Barcelona” He won La Liga last season, but doubts about his quality remain. Two comfortable defeats against “Bayern” and “Inter” A point against “Manchester United” sent them to the group stage last season and also “Manchester United”. They were defeated by in the Europa League.
İlkay Gündoğan and Oriol Romeu joined the new team in the midfield. Dmitriy Chygrynskiy’s “Barça” It is interesting that he returned to “Shakhtar” after eight years, after playing for them. will be. The Ukrainian champions will play their home games in Hamburg as they struggle with the effects of war.
“Porto” beat “Atletico” in the group stage last season, but the 2:0 defeat against “Benfica” in the Portuguese Super Cup may have put them off their current level. It shows. “Antwerp”, Toby Alderweireld’s goal in extra time Thanks to this, he won his first championship title in 66 years. The previous Belgian championship was only one match away. by playing and “To Real Madrid’ They lost 8:1, enabling them to qualify for the 1957-58 European Cup.
They will advance: “Barcelona”, “Porto”.