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After a three-week break, the UEFA Champions League is back in action Tuesday with the first wave of the group stage’s third round.

Tuesday’s action is highlighted by a clash between Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and Serie A powerhouse Roma, who sit first and second in the difficult Group E, respectively. Both teams feature plenty of attacking talent, as Bayern wingers Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben will look to outshine Roma speedsters Gervinho and Juan Manuel Iturbe.

Meanwhile, Tuesday also features a clash of two clubs with world famous academy systems as Barcelona take on Ajax at Camp Nou. The two teams currently sit second and third in their group behind Paris Saint-Germain who hosts APOEL.

In other action, Tuesday boasts a Copa MX clash between Santos Laguna and Chivas de Guadalajara, four CONCACAF Champions League group stage finales and the continuation of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship as Martinique takes on Costa Rica while Mexico takes on Jamaica.

If you will be watching today’s action, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below.

Enjoy the action (Today’s TV schedule is after the jump):


12:00 p.m. – Fox Sports 1 – CSKA Moscow vs. Manchester City

2:45 p.m. – Fox Soccer Plus – Roma vs. Bayern Munich

2:45 p.m. – ESPN 3 – APOEL vs. Paris Saint-Germain

2:45 p.m. –  Fox Sports 1 – Barcelona vs. Ajax

2:45 p.m. – ESPN 3 – Schalke 04 vs. Sporting CP

2:45 p.m. – Fox Sports 2 – Chelsea vs. Maribor

2:45 p.m. – ESPN 3 – Bate vs. Shakhtar Donetsk

2:45 p.m. – ESPN Deportes – Porto vs. Athletic Bilbao

5:00 p.m. – Fox Sports 2 – Martinique vs. Costa Rica

7:30 p.m. – Fox Sports 1 – Mexico vs. Jamaica

7:50 p.m. – ESPN Deportes – Merida vs Lobos BUAP

8:00 p.m. – Fox Soccer Plus – Tauro vs. D.C. United

8:00 p.m. – Univision Deportes – Club America vs. Comunicaciones

10:00 p.m. – ESPN Deportes – Santos Laguna vs. Chivas de Guadalajara

10:00 p.m. – Galavision – Alajuelense vs. Cruz Azul

10:00 p.m. – Fox Soccer Plus – Olimpia vs. Portland Timbers


  1. Schalke gets away with being Schalke. The guy gets in his face and Schalke get a pen. Jeez. In moments like that would 15 seconds of video review really hurt or slow things down? Play is already stopped.

  2. Bradley should never left ROMA. He could be a starter right now as they fight for a title. but he let money get in the way. Let football do your talking, not your wallet

  3. Slightly laughable for some maybe, but I wonder if Roma see how many goals they’re conceding and regret losing Bradley to MLS…

    Then again Bradley isn’t in spectacular form and that was a while ago, but if it were up to Juergen, he’d say thats as much an effect of leaving Roma rather than some justification for selling him.

  4. Trying to watch a bunch of games is hard, Favoring Bayern-Roma, but I turn and Drogba is getting ready to take a PK, which puts Chelsea up 2-0. SO I hang out an watch that. Then, I turn back to Bayern, just in time to see the end of the last replay of Goetze’s goal to put Bayern up 2-0 and quickly switch to Barcelona, where htey are showing replays of Messi’s goal to put Barca up 2-0.


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