After a 12 day break, the UEFA Champions League is returning today. All the favorite teams will play the fourth match of their respective groups. Today Chelsea will play the first match against Malmo. After a while, FC Barcelona will face Dynamo Kyiv, and Manchester United will play against Atalanta at the same time.
Chelsea VS Malmo
Malmo will host Chelsea at Eleda Stadion today. Malmo are the only team in Group H that have not won a single match in this year’s UEFA Champions League. They are fourth in Group H. On the other hand, Chelsea are 2nd in this group.
English Premier League leader Chelsea have a long list of injuries. Mason Mount is the latest addition to this list. Chelsea will also miss the service of Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, and Kovacic as well. However, Christian Pulisic is available for the match against Malmo.
Barcelona VS Dynamo Kyiv
Barcelona will play their first game in the Champions League under the new interim manager, Sergi Barjuan. Under him, Barcelona have played one game in La Liga, where they have drawn against Alaves. Barcelona are not in the comfort zone in the Champions League. They are standing on the 3rd. Barcelona won only one match in their three games in this tournament.
Barcelona’s new signing Sergio Kun Aguero was hospitalized during the match against Alaves. The report says he has had a minor tachycardia attack. So Barca will miss his service. Sergi Roberto, Pedri, and Braithwaite will also miss the game. But Ansu Fati, De Jong, and Dembele are available for today.
Manchester United VS Atalanta
Manchester United have arrived in Italy to play against Atalanta. This match is going to be the most exciting today. In the last meeting, Manchester United beat them at Old Trafford. However, Manchester United are at the top of the point table in Group F. On the other hand, Atalanta are in 3rd.
The home team, Atalanta will miss the service of Berat Djimsiti, Robin Gosense, and Matteo Pasina. Meanwhile, Victor Lindelof could miss the match against Atalanta due to a knock. However, Paul Pogba is available for Manchester United. He is suspended for three games in the Premier League but free to play in the UEFA Champions League.