Champions League tips for September 26
FootyOn pick out Champions League tips for September 26, ahead of the second round of fixtures of the 2017/18 season’s group stage.
English teams in action on Tuesday are Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool, who all go into their matches as favourites.
Spurs and the Reds face relatively long trips to APOEL Nicosia and Spartak Moscow respectively, while the Citizens host Shakhtar Donetsk.
There are also a crunch clashes between German giants Borussia Dortmund and defending European champions Real Madrid, as well as Monaco v Porto.
We’ve picked out a punt from each of the above fixtures, so read on for our Champions League tips for September 26…
LIVE on BT Sport 3: Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk (19:45)
City started their 2017/18 group campaign in thrilling fashion, smashing Dutch champions Feyenoord 4-0.
Argentina superstar Sergio Aguero was on the scoresheet, and he is now just one goal behind all-time leading marksman for the club Eric Brook after netting at the weekend. He has a great chance of surpassing the Yorkshireman’s 77-year record.
Chosen bet: Aguero to score two or more
Best price: 2/1 with Paddy Power
LIVE on BT Sport 2: Spartak Moscow v Liverpool (19:45)
Liverpool were the only English team of five not to win their Champions League opener, drawing 2-2 with Sevilla, so will be determined to make amends in Russia.
It’ll by no means be an easy ride for Jurgen Klopp’s men, especially with their leaky defence, but their attack should be able to get them through.
Chosen bet: Liverpool to win and both teams score
Best price: 9/4 with BetVictor
LIVE on BT Sport 2: APOEL Nicosia v Tottenham (19:45)
Spurs come into this fixture on the back of beating West Ham United 3-2 in the Premier League.
They also scored three past Dortmund last time out, while APOEL lost 3-0 to Real Madrid in their opening CL fixture.
Chosen bet: Spurs to score over 2.5 goals
Best price: 6/5 with betway
LIVE on BT Sport Extra 2: Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid (19:45)
Los Blancos have not been in the best of form this season so far, losing at home to Real Betis last week in La Liga and drawing with Levante and Valencia.
They also shared the spoils with Dortmund in both their meetings during the 2016/17 group stage, so take that outcome again.
Chosen bet: Draw
Best price: 29/10 with BetVictor
LIVE on BT Sport Extra 4: Monaco v Porto (19:45)
Principality side Monaco warmed up for their match against Porto with a thumping 4-0 win over Lille in Ligue 1.
Colombia hitman Radamel Falcao bagged a brace in that match, just a week after firing two past Strasbourg too – rounding off the scoring in both matches.
Chosen bet: Falcao to score last
Best price: 3/1 with Paddy Power