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Bayern Munich 1-0 Manchester City, Chelsea 1-1 Schalke - Champions League LIVE
Follow all the latest LIVE updates throughout the night as the group stage of the Champions League continues. Join the debate on Facebook and Twitter!

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19:46 BST

17/09/2014

KICK-OFF

Peeeep! Peeeeep! Away we go around Europe...

19:43 BST

17/09/2014

DECISION TIME

Stick around here for goal flashes from all eight matches and regular updates from Bayern Munich v Manchester City, Chelsea v Schalke and Barcelona v APOEL... or click below for a dedicated play-by-play of your choosing.

GROUP E
Bayern Munich v Manchester City
Roma v CSKA Moscow

GROUP F
Ajax v Paris Saint-Germain
Barcelona v APOEL

GROUP G
Chelsea v Schalke
Maribor v Sporting

GROUP H
Athletic Bilbao v Shakhtar Donetsk
Porto v BATE Borisov

19:38 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS RECAP

Didier Drogba STARTS for Chelsea against Schalke with Diego Costa dropping to the bench, while Jose Mourinho sticks with Thibaut Courtois in goal ahead of Petr Cech. As for Bayern Munich v Manchester City, Arjen Robben, Sergio Aguero and Frank Lampard are all on the bench.

19:34 BST

17/09/2014

BAYERN MUNICH v MAN CITY

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany: "There is probably not many harder places to come to. It is one of the best clubs in the world. It is the time to close the gap between us and those three, four best clubs in the world. It's time to start making these games close, making up the gap between ourselves and others. It is a good thing to start with such a game. But it is just the first step in the group stage. It is an important game."
 

19:30 BST

17/09/2014

STAT ATTACK

19:26 BST

17/09/2014

HEALTH CHECK - CHELSEA

The trophy owner Roman Abramovich craved the most finally came Chelsea’s way two years ago. They’re still keen for more success on the European front, though, and are one of the leading contenders to win the Champions League for a second time after some shrewd business in the transfer window and an impressive start to the new season. Goal’s Jay Jaffa has the lowdown...

Champions League health check: Chelsea

19:22 BST

17/09/2014

*CALM BEFORE STORM ALERT*

19:18 BST

17/09/2014

HEALTH CHECK - MAN CITY

Six years on from their multi-squillion pound takeover and Manchester City have won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and a League Cup. But the big one still alludes them and their hopes of clinching a first Champions League triumph have been dealt a blow after they were slapped with a £50 million fine for breaking FFP rules and limited to a squad of just 21 players for this year’s competition.

Champions League health check: Man City

19:13 BST

17/09/2014

STAT ATTACK

19:10 BST

17/09/2014

MEMORY LANE

Manuel Pellegrini = Silly Billy. Manchester City travelled to Bayern Munich in their final group-stage match last season and recovered from a slow start to take a 3-2 lead. Great, right? Nope. City needed one more goal to leapfrog Bayern and top the group - something Pellegrini didn’t know - and they held on for a 3-2 win instead of going for a fourth goal. Whoops-a-daisy.
 

19:06 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - PORTO v BATE BORISOV

Porto: Fabiano, Danilo, Martins Indi, Maicon, Alex Sandro, Casemiro, Brahimi, Herrera, Quaresma, Jackson, Adrian.

BATE Borisov: Chernik, Khagush, Filipenko, Mladenovic, Polyakov, Likhtarovich, Volodko, Aleksievich, Olekhnovich, Gordeychuk, Rodionov.

19:03 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - MARIBOR v SPORTING

Maribor: Handanovic, Stojanovic, Rajcevic, Arghus, Viler, Vrsic, Filipovic, Mertelj, Sallalich, Ibrahimi, Tavares.

Sporting: Patricio, Cedric, Mauricio, Sarr, Jefferson, Andre Martins, William Carvalho, Adrien Silva, Carrillo, Slimani, Nani.

19:00 BST

17/09/2014

STAT ATTACK

18:58 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - AJAX v PSG

Ajax: Cillessen, Van Rhijn, Veltman, Moisander, Boilesen, Klaassen, Viergever, Serero, Schone, Sigthorsson, Andersen.

PSG: Sirigu, Van der Wiel, Marquinhos, David Luiz, Maxwell, Thiago Motta, Matuidi, Verratti, Cavani, Lucas, Ibrahimovic.

18:56 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - ATHLETIC BILBAO v SHAKHTAR DONETSK

Athletic Bilbao: Iraizoz, Laporte, Gurpegi, Balenziaga, Benat, Iturraspe, De Marcos, Ibai Gomez, Rico, Muniain, Aduriz.

Shakhtar Donetsk: Pyatov, Srna, Kucher, Rakitskiy, Azevedo, Fernando, Stepanenko, Costa, Teixeira, Taison, Adriano.

18:53 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - ROMA v CSKA MOSCOW

Roma: De Sanctis, Maicon, Manolas, Astori, Torosidis, Pjanic, Keita, Nainggolan, Iturbe, Totti, Gervinho.

CSKA Moscow: Akinfeev, Mario Fernandes, Berezutski, Ignashevich, Nababkin, Natcho, Milanov, Tosic, Eremenko, Musa, Doumbia.

18:50 BST

17/09/2014

STAT ATTACK

18:47 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - CHELSEA v SCHALKE

Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Filipe Luis, Matic, Fabregas, Ramires, Willian, Hazard, Drogba. Subs: Cech, Zouma, Azpilicueta, Mikel, Oscar, Remy, Diego Costa.

Schalke: Fahrmann, Hoger, Ayhan, Neustadter, Fuchs, Boateng, Aogo, Sam, Meyer, Draxler, Huntelaar. Subs: Wetklo, Friedrich, Clemens, Choupo-Moting, Obasi, Barnetta, Avdijaj.

18:45 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - DROGBA IN, COSTA OUT

Didier Drogba is in from the start tonight for Chelsea against Schalke. Filipe Luis also starts but Diego Costa is only on the bench. Full team news on the way.
 

18:43 BST

17/09/2014

TEAM NEWS - BARCELONA v APOEL

Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Pique, Bartra, Adriano, Alves, Xavi, Roberto, Samper, Messi, Neymar, Munir.

APOEL: Pardo, Joao Guilherme, Carlao, Antoniades, Sergio, Gomes, Vinicius, Morais, Aloneftis, Sheridan, De Vincenti.