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Manchester City vs Barcelona and Bayer Leverkusen vs PSG: Open Thread

barcelona manchester city Manchester City vs Barcelona and Bayer Leverkusen vs PSG: Open Thread

Welcome back UEFA Champions League. We’ve missed you.

Today marks the first matches in the Round of 16 with two mouthwatering games in store featuring Manchester City against Barcelona and Bayer Leverkusen versus Paris Saint-Germain.

Here’s today’s TV schedule for soccer fans in the United States:

Manchester City vs Barcelona, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 1, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer 2Go

Bayer Leverkusen vs Paris Saint-Germain, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go

Programming note: FOX Sports is offering a free trial to FOX Soccer 2Go this week so you can watch both of the above games live on your computer, tablet or smartphone. More details here.

Starting line-ups:

Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany (c), Demichelis, Clichy, Navas, Toure, Fernandinho, Kolarov, Silva, Negredo

Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Richards, Garcia, Nasri, Jovetic, Dzeko

Barcelona: Valdés; Alves, Piqué, Mascherano, Alba; Xavi, Busquets, Cesc; Alexis, Messi, Iniesta

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Bayer Leverkusen: Leno-Hilbert, Spahic, Toprak, Boenisch-Rolfes (c), Bender, Castro-Sam, Kießling, Son

Paris Saint-Germain: Sirigu; Van der Wiel, Silva, Alex, Maxwell; Motta, Matuidi, Verratti; Lavezzi, Ibrahimović, Moura

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Read: UEFA Champions League Team-By-Team Guide: Preview, Likely Lineups, Key Players and Predictions

Before, during or after today’s matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.

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