Preview – Football: Champions League

Champions League

The first round proper of the Champions League begins tonight, with six British teams making it this far: Chelsea, Celtic, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and the two Manchester clubs.

Tonight sees Manchester United kick off things at Old Trafford as they host Swiss tem Basel; meanwhile Chelsea are home to FK Qarabağ of Azerbaijan. Celtic however have the hardest match of the lot, taking on Paris Saint-Germain.

Tomorrow sees Liverpool facing Sevilla, Spurs against Borussia Dortmund; and Man City having the only away match of the British nations, going to the Netherlands to play Feyenoord.

Manchester United v FC Basel is on BT Sport 2, Celtic v Paris Saint-Germain on BT Sport 3, and Chelsea v FK Qarabağ on ESPN, all at 19.00 (kick-off 19.45).

Liverpool v Sevilla is on BT Sport 2, Tottenham Hotspur v Borussia Dortmund on BT Sport 3, and Feyenoord v Manchester City on ESPN, all tomorrow at 19.00 (kick-off 19.45).