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PREVIEW : UEFA Champions League matchday 2

Its matchday 2 in the Group stages of the UEFA Champions League.

Amsterdam - Dutch Eredivisie giants, coming from a 5 - 1 mauling of Sporting Lisbon in matchday 1 will welcome Besiktas to the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam.

The Turkish outfit, Besiktas, although they are underdogs, will be looking to get off the mark by registering their first points after losing 2 - 1 to Borussia Dortmund, also on Matchday 1.

Kiev - Shakhtar Donetsk, who suffered a shock 2 - 0 loss to will be looking to redeem themselves by getting one over Inter Milan, who visit Ukraine tonight.

The Italian Giants were also losers on matchday, going down 1 - 0 to Real Madrid at the San Siro and will be looking to avoid defeat for the second successive game.

Milan - After a gallant performance in Merseyside, AC Milan left Anfield empty handed after losing to Liverpool 3 - 2. A performance of that magnitude in the presence of their home fans could be exactly what they need to execute when they visit an unpredictable Atletico Madrid at the San Siro.

The side from the Spanish capital come at the back of a loss over the weekend in a La Liga game and will be looking to record their first goal and point of the Champions League season after playing to a 0 - 0 draw against FC Porto on matchday 1.

Dortmund - Having a prolific striker such as Erling Haaland always gives the Bundesliga giants a shot at victory. After a sensational display by the Norwegian and his British counterpart Jude Billingham, the Yellow and Black would feel they have a chance of collecting three more points when they visit a wounded Sporting Lisbon to the Signal Iduna Park.

SuperSport have reported that Haaland will be fit and ready to play after an injury scare this past weekend.

Sporting, will make the trip to Germany, looking to score goals that will reduce their minus 4 goal difference and be in the hunt for first points of the campaign.

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