Champions League

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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The Germany international knows chances will be at a premium against an experienced defence and has urged the Germans to be efficient in front of goal

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After losing the first leg 3-1, Arsene Wenger knows it will take a monumental effort for his side to progress in the Champions League - it's LIVE!

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The coach insists his side cannot afford to play for a draw at Signal Iduna Park as they look to secure a place in the Champions League last eight

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Ahead of Barcelona's last-16 clash with Manchester City, the duo were training when the Brazilian comically kicked his team-mate on the ground

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The defender believes it will be impossible to stop the Barcelona forward if he is at his best on Wednesday but insists his side have improved since last season's elimination

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Having secured a healthy 3-1 lead in the away leg, Al Hain-Cole expects Les Rouges et Blancs to see the tie out by sitting back and keeping things tight against Arsene Wenger's men

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The attacking midfielder has nothing but praise for his illustrious team-mate and believes his side will progress beyond the Premier League side

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COMMENT: The Arsenal manager returns to Monaco on Tuesday night, the club where he made his name, hoping to book an unlikely place in the Champions League quarter-finals

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The 44-year-old has laughed off suggestions the Brazilian forward was unhappy with his substitution at the weekend and is eagerly anticipating the match versus Manchester City

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Max Allegri's men already have a lead from last month's first-leg tie and our tipster is backing the Serie A side to record another victory over thier German hosts on Wednesday

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Barcelona's defence at home has not been the most solid and our Spanish expert Phil Kitromilides thinks there is value in backing City to score in the opening 45 minutes

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Manuel Pellegrini's men must triumph at Camp Nou to reach the Champions League quarter-finals but the Argentine is upbeat about his side's chances

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The Rojiblancos have a formidable home record and our man in the Spanish capital Phil Kitromilides is backing them to score a first half goal this evening against the Germans

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ANALYSIS: The loss of their key playmaker is a blow for the Bianconeri, but they have regularly proven they can play without him

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COMMENT: Diego Simeone's side have won only one of their last six and their scoring drought is a big concern ahead of the crucial Champions League clash against Leverkusen

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PROFILE: The Turkey international has been in sublime form both in the Bundesliga and Champions League and has been likened to the Arsenal playmaker

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English teams have fared spectacularly badly in Catalonia, recording just one win in 28 visits, and the Premier League champions need a miracle to turn around the tie

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The BVB boss feels an exciting end to the game will mean his side have a good chance of going through against the Italian champions