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Your unbeatable betting guide for the new Champions League football season is available on September 16. The RPSport team bring you team-by-team previews, the latest odds and all the form and stats. Plus Mark Langdon provides his exclusive outright preview. Last season's tips included Real Madrid to win outright, 11-2 and Atletico Madrid each-way, 40-1. Don't miss out.
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Key Stat: Arsenal have won eight of their last ten matchday one Champions League fixtures
Expert Verdict: This should be a cracking contest between teams who like to attack and backing both teams to score looks a solid investment. Both teams have scored in all four of Arsenal’s Premier League matches this season and Dortmund have conceded in all three of their Bundesliga fixtures.
Recommendation: Both teams to score
REFEREE: Olegario Benquerenca STADIUM:
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Key Stat: Ludogorets have won only seven of their last 15 matches
Expert Verdict: Liverpool were stunned by Aston Villa on Saturday but should immediately bounce back to winning ways against weak Bulgarian opposition. Ludogorets are not having a great season by their standards and could be starstruck by this daunting trip to Anfield.
Recommendation: Liverpool-Liverpool double result
REFEREE: Matej Jug STADIUM:
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Key Stat: Bayern Munich have made the Champions League semi-finals in each of the last three seasons
Expert Verdict: The champions of Germany and England do battle in Munich and goals look certain with both teams much better going forward than in defensive situations. Robert Lewandowski was a great summer signing for Bayern and he can take advantage of City’s defensive vulnerability.
Recommendation: R Lewandowski first goalscorer
REFEREE: STADIUM: Allianz Arena, Munich
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Key Stat: Chelsea have scored 15 goals in four Premier League matches this season
Expert Verdict: Chelsea beat Schalke 3-0 home and away in the Champions League last season and can land another comfortable victory over the Germans. Jose Mourinho’s side may have one eye on Sunday’s trip to Manchester City so could possibly ease up once they have gained control but Schalke should be outclassed.
Recommendation: Chelsea 2-0
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Key Stat: Villarreal had the best away record outside La Liga’s top three last season
Expert Verdict: Gladbach found their cutting edge in a 4-1 dismantling of Schalke on Saturday. It was impressive stuff but the German side had not really clicked in the Bundesliga before that result, so trusting them requires a leap of faith. With uncertainty about their consistency, preference is for the increasingly reliable Yellow Submarine.
REFEREE: STADIUM: Bokelberg
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Key Stat: Tottenham's last five Europa League matches have featured at least three goals
Expert Verdict: Tottenham face a long trip but manager Mauricio Pochettino has a strong squad and they are capable of claiming an opening victory. Partizan are not one of the continent's footballing superpowers and have kept just one clean sheet in their last five Europa League matches.
|Manchester misfits out to prove United wrong|