UEFA Champions League Gameweek 1, Wednesday: Open Thread

It’s going to be almost impossible for today’s UEFA Champions League matches to conjure up some of the incredible goals we witnessed yesterday during the Champions League matches, but I’m sure the 16 teams participating today will give it a shot.

For viewers in the United States, here’s today’s TV and Internet schedule of all of the live games (all times Eastern):

Schalke vs Steaua Bucharest, 2:45pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
AC Milan vs Celtic, 2:45pm, FSN and FOX Soccer 2Go
Barcelona vs Ajax, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Atletico Madrid vs Zenit St Petersburg, 2:45pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Austria Vienna vs Porto, 2:45pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Chelsea vs FC Basel, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Marseille vs Arsenal, 2:45pm, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go
Napoli vs Borussia Dortmund, 2:45pm, FOX Soccer 2Go

In team news, here are the starting lineups for many of the teams playing today:

Dortmund: Weidenfeller – Großkreutz, Subotic, Hummels, Schmelzer – Bender, Sahin – Blaszczykowski, Mkhitaryan, Reus – Lewandowski

Arsenal: Szczęsny; Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Flamini, Wilshere; Walcott, Özil, Ramsey; Giroud.

Celtic: Forster; Lustig, Van Dijk, Ambrose, Izaguirre; Matthews, Brown, Mulgrew, Samaras; Commons, Stokes

Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cole, Luiz, Cahill; Van Ginkel, Lampard, Oscar; Hazard, Eto’o, Willian

FC Basel: Sommer; Voser, Schär, Ivanov, Safari; Frei, Salah, Diaz, Stocker, Sio, Streller

Ajax: Vermeer; Van Rhijn, Moisander, Poulsen, Duarte, Sigthorsson, De Jong, Bojan, Boilesen, Blind and Denswil

Barcelona: Valdés, Dani Alves, Piqué, Mascherano, Adriano, Sergio, Fàbregas, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi and Neymar

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

Photo credit: 8-bit Football.

25+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, Liga MX, MLS & World Cup
  • Includes ESPN, FOX, Univision, TUDN and more
Favorite Leagues At The Best Price
  • Starting price: $7.99/mo. for Live TV Package
  • Watch Argentine league, Brasileirāo and Copa Libertadores
  • Includes beIN SPORTS, GolTV, TyC Sports and more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, Copa del Rey & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
Live TV, Soccer & Originals
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo.
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & more
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Get All 3 And Save 30%
  • $13.99/mo. for ESPN+, Disney+ & Hulu
  • Includes Bundesliga, LaLiga, NHL & the home to UFC
  • Features Marvel, Star Wars + shows & movies for your entire family

32 Comments

  1. Pete Q September 18, 2013
  2. Pete Q September 18, 2013
    • Galan September 18, 2013
  3. Pete Q September 18, 2013
  4. Christopher Harris September 18, 2013
  5. Christopher Harris September 18, 2013
    • Pete Q September 18, 2013
  6. Pete Q September 18, 2013
  7. Pete Q September 18, 2013
    • Christopher Harris September 18, 2013
      • Pete Q September 18, 2013
  8. BD September 18, 2013
  9. David G September 18, 2013
  10. IanCransonsKnees September 18, 2013
  11. Pete Q September 18, 2013
    • Pete Q September 18, 2013
  12. IanCransonsKnees September 18, 2013
    • Galan September 18, 2013
  13. Pete Q September 18, 2013
  14. Huw Roma September 18, 2013
    • Huw Roma September 18, 2013
    • Pete Q September 18, 2013
  15. Pete Q September 18, 2013
  16. Pete Q September 18, 2013
  17. dust September 18, 2013
    • Pete Q September 18, 2013
  18. Pete Q September 18, 2013
    • De Selby September 18, 2013
  19. M Owen September 18, 2013
  20. Frank September 18, 2013
    • M Owen September 18, 2013
  21. Carol September 18, 2013

Leave a Reply

Translate »