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ITV miss a trick by not screening Madrid vs Milan

Who really wants to watch Chelsea win 1-0?

Bye Bye Milan

Another eight matches for your consumption this evening, although at least CSKA Moscow and Manchester United (5:30pm SS2) have the decency to kick off a little earlier for us armchair fans.

At 7:45, the two most successful clubs in European Cup history meet for the first time in almost seven years. Many expect Madrid to absolutely tank Milan, whilst in the other Group B fixture, Marseille will be collecting some Toblerone, and probably three points in Zurich.

Elsewhere, Besiktas go to Wolfsburg, whilst victory for Bordeaux at home to Bayern, could mean big trouble for Juventus, who themselves are at home to whipping boys Maccabi Haifa tonight.

For those without Sky Sports, Chelsea – Atletico is on ITV1 at 7:30, whilst the other Group D game tonight, Porto vs APOEL, should go largely unwatched.

As ever, predictions below…

UPDATE: Thespoiler has just been reminded that this year’s Champions League final is on a Saturday. Thank goodness Simon Cowell is usually on his holidays by then, or we may be looking forward to the first ever ITV2 Champions League final.


4 responses so far
  • Part-time Pundit // October 21, 2009 at 11:31 am

    I predict:
    Bordeaux 1 v 1 Bayern
    Juventus 2 v 0 Maccabi
    CSKA Moskow 1 v 2 Man United
    Wolfsburg 2 v 3 Beşiktaş
    Real Madrid 3 v 1 AC Milan
    Zürich 2 v 2 Marseille
    Porto 1 v 1 APOEL
    Chelsea 2 v 0 Atlético Madrid

  • Y // October 21, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    Why ITV Why??!!!!

  • Wilberto // October 21, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    I predict:
    Bordeaux 2 v 2 Bayern
    Juventus 1 v 0 Maccabi
    CSKA Moskow 1 v 1 Man United
    Wolfsburg 4 v 1 Beşiktaş
    Real Madrid 3 v 0 AC Milan
    Zürich 2 v 4 Marseille
    Porto 3 v 1 APOEL
    Chelsea 1 v 0 Atlético Madrid

  • Leo // October 23, 2009 at 9:15 pm

    Well i predict that AC Milan will win 3-2, ups no wait that is what actually happend,

    “Many expect Madrid to absolutely tank Milan” yeah right keep dreaming :P forza Milan

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