Champions League tips for September 12
FootyOn pick out Champions League tips for September 12, ahead of the first day of the 2017/18 season’s group stage.
British teams in action on Tuesday are Manchester United, Chelsea – who return to Europe’s elite after missing out last campaign – and Celtic.
They join fellow European Cup champions Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Benfica who are all also involved.
Barca v Juve is perhaps the standout match-up, while Brendan Rodgers’ Bhoys face a real test against big spenders PSG and former CL runners-up Roma and Atletico Madrid lock horns.
United and Chelsea, meanwhile, face favourable home fixtures against Basel and Qarabag respectively.
So, read on for our Champions League tips for September 12…
LIVE on BT Sport 2: Manchester United v Basel (19:45)
Swiss champions Basel come into this match on the back of three games without a win, while the Red Devils currently lead the Premier League after a storming start.
Summer signing Romelu Lukaku has begun his Old Trafford career in fine fashion too, scoring five in as many matches in the league and Super Cup and bagging a brace on his Man Utd PL debut.
Back him to match that on his Champions League group stage debut too.
Chosen bet: Lukaku to score two or more
Best price: 13/5 with Paddy Power
LIVE on BT Sport ESPN: Chelsea v Qarabag (19:45)
After a shock opening day PL defeat to Burnley, the Blues have come through three tough games since with maximum points.
Antonio Conte’s men will be looking to hit the ground running in the CL after a year out, and have a great chance against Qarabag, who are the first Azerbaijani team to reach the group stages.
Chosen bet: Chelsea to score over 3.5 goals
Best price: 17/10 with betway
LIVE on BT Sport 3: Celtic v PSG (19:45)
Celtic have continued their record undefeated domestic run to this season, but now go up against the talk of the summer PSG, who spent a staggering £364m on forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
Rodgers’ men have troubled many a top team in recent years in Europe, though, drawing twice with Manchester City last term.
Backing a PSG away win with both teams scoring appeals.
Chosen bet: PSG to win and both teams score
Best price: 13/8 with betway
LIVE on BT Sport Extra 2: Barcelona v Juventus (19:45)
Both these teams have won their opening three matches this season, and top their respective divisions already.
They drew 0-0 at the Nou Camp in their last meeting last season, but back them to get goals this time with their impressive attacks.
Chosen bet: Score draw
Best price: 17/4 with BetVictor
LIVE on BT Sport Extra 3: Roma v Atletico Madrid (19:45)
Atleti have beaten Roma 2-1 in both of their previous meetings, back in the 1998/99 UEFA Cup.
The Spanish capital club are also undefeated from their opening three La Liga games, while Roma lost last time out to Inter Milan.
Chosen bet: Atletico to win 2-1
Best price: 19/2 with BetVictor