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UEFA Champions League Preview
March 29th, 2010 11:08PM

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[TV GUIDE] The road to Madrid continues with the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League this week and next. For a look at all the matchups and our predictions ...

TUESDAY ... Bayern Munich-Man. United
TELEVISION:
Fox Sports Net, Fox Sports en Espanol, live, 2:30 pm ET; Fox Soccer Channel, delay, 5 pm ET

FORM:

After going unbeaten in 19 straight Bundesliga games to take the lead, Bayern has lost back-to-back games and its place at the top to Schalke 04. The winner of five straight league games, United clings to its one-point lead over Chelsea at the top of the Premier League.

PROBABLE LINEUPS:

Bayern Munich: 22-Hans-Joerg Butt (Germany), 5-Daniel van Buyten (Belgium), 6-Martin Demichelis (Argentina), 21-Philipp Lahm (Germany), 28-Holger Badstuber (Germany); 7-Franck Ribery (France), 17-Mark van Bommel (Netherlands), 25-Thomas Mueller (Germany), 23-Danijel Pranjic (Croatia); 18-Miroslav Klose (Germany), 11-Ivica Olic (Croatia).
Man. United: 1-Edwin van der Sar (Netherlands); 2-Gary Neville (England), 5-Rio Ferdinand (England), 15-Nemanja Vidic (Serbia), 3-Patrice Evra (France); 17-Nani (Portugal), 24-Darren Fletcher (Scotland), 18-Paul Scholes (England), 13-Park Ji-Sung (South Korea); 10-Wayne Rooney (England), 25-Antonio Valencia (Ecuador)

PREDICTION:
Man. United, 2-1.

TUESDAY ... Lyon-Bordeaux
TELEVISION:
Fox Soccer Channel, live, 2:30 om ET; Fox Sports Net, Fox Sports en Espanol, Fox Soccer Plus, delay, 5 pm ET

FORM:
Lyon's 2-0 win over Grenoble on Saturday ended a three-game winless streak in Ligue 1. Bordeaux has won only three of its nine league games since the holiday break and is now tied for first place in Ligue 1 with Montpellier. In December, Bordeaux won its game at Lyon, 1-0.

PROBABLE LINEUPS:
Lyon: 1-Hugo Lloris (France); 13-Anthony Reveillere (France), 3-Cris (Brazil), 28-Jeremy Toulalan (France), 20-Aly Cissokho (France); 8-Miralem Pjanic (Bosnia), 17-Jean Makoun (Cameroon), 41-Maxime Gonalons (France); 14-Sidney Govou (France), 19-Cesar Delgado (Argentina); 9-Lisandro Lopez (Argentina).
Bordeaux: 1-Cedric Carrasso (France); 21-Matthieu Chalme (France), 3-Henrique (Brazil), 2-Michael Ciani (France), 28-Benoit Tremoulinas (France); 25-Ludovic Sane (France), 5-Fernando (Brazil); 18-Jaroslav Plasil (Czech Rep.), 8-Yoann Gourcuff (France), 17-Wendel (Brazil); 29-Marouane Chamakh (Morocco).

PREDICTION:
Lyon, 1-0.

WEDNESDAY ... Arsenal-Barcelona
TELEVISION:
Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Sports en Espanol, live, 2:30 om ET; Fox Soccer Plus, delay, 5 pm ET

FORM:
Arsenal's 1-1 tie at Birmingham on Saturday ended a six-game winning streak that put the Gunners back in the EPL title race. Barcelona has won four La Liga games in a row to remain tied with Real Madrid for first place.

PROBABLE LINEUPS:
Arsenal: 1-Manuel Almunia (Spain); 3-Bacary Sagna (France), 31-Sol Campbell (England), 5-Thomas Vermaelen (Belgium), 22-Gael Clichy (France); 8-Samir Nasri (France), 4-Cesc Fabregas, 2-Abou Diaby (France), 7-Tomas Rosicky (Czech Rep.); 23-Andrei Arshavin (Russia), 52-Nicklas Bendtner (Denmark).
Barcelona: 1-Victor Valdes (Spain); 2-Daniel Alves (Brazil), 3-Gerard Pique (Spain), 5-Carles Puyol (Spain), 19-Maxwell (Brazil); 6-Xavi (Spain), 15-Seydou Keita (Mali), 24-Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast); 10-Lionel Messi (Argentina), 9-Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden), 17-Pedro (Spain)

PREDICTION:
Barcelona, 2-1.

WEDNESDAY ... Inter Milan-CSKA Moscow
TELEVISION:
Fox Soccer Plus, live, 2:30 pm ET; Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Sports en Espanol, delay, 5 pm ET

FORM:
Inter Milan lost to Roma, 2-1, and saw its lead at top of Serie A reduced to one point. CSKA has won two games and tied its third since the start of the 2010 Russian Premier League season earlier this month.

PROBABLE LINEUPS:
Inter Milan: 12-Julio Cesar (Brazil); 13-Maicon (Brazil), 2-Ivan Cordoba (Argentina), 25-Walter Samuel (Argentina), 26-Cristian Chivu (Romania); 4-Javier Zanetti (Argentina), 19-Esteban Cambiasso (Argentina), 5-Dejan Stankovic (Serbia); 10-Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands); 9-Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon), 22-Diego Milito (Argentina)
CSKA Moscow: 35-Igor Akinfeyev (Russia); 24-Vasily Berezutsky (Russia), 4-Sergei Ignashevich (Russia), 6-Alexei Berezutsky (Russia), 42-Georgy Shchennikov (Russia); 2-Deividas Semberas (Lithuania), 22-Yevgeny Aldonin (Russia), 18-Keisuke Honda (Japan), 13-Mark Gonzalez (Chile), 17-Milos Krasic (Serbia); 89-Tomas Necid (Czech Rep.)

PREDICTION:
Inter Milan, 2-0.



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