RB Salzburg vs AC Milan - Group E
Italian champion AC Milan begins its Champions League campaign against Austrian league winner RB Salzburg in Group E on Tuesday.
Milan would want to get off to a winning start with the team set to face Chelsea later in the group stage.
In addition, Milan would want to banish the ghosts of its last outing in the European competition when it got eliminated from the group stage. Milan was up against Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, and Porto, and was able to secure only four points from six games.
Salzburg, on other hand, will be riding high on its solid start to the season where it has won six of the seven matches in the Austrian league.
HEAD TO HEAD
The two sides had last faced each other in the 1994/95 season in the group stage. AC Milan had won both the matches.
While it secured a 3-0 win at home, the return fixture ended 1-0 in favour of the Rossonerri.
Salzburg vs AC Milan H2H
Salzburg (4-3-1-2) - Kohn - Dedic, Solet, Wober, Ulmer - Seiwald, Capaldo, Kjaergaard - Kameri - Fernando, Okafor
AC Milan (4-2-3-1) - Maignan - Calabria, Kalulu, Tomori, Hernández - Tonali, Bennacer - Saelemaekers, De Ketelaere, Leão - Giroud
RB Leipzig vs Shakhtar Donetsk - Group F
RB Leipzig has not had an ideal start to its season. It has won just one match in the league so far and conceded nine goals in the process.
The German side will bank on striker Timo Werner to guide the side to a solid start in the Champions League.
Shakhtar Donetsk has been a constant name in the Champions League draws. The Ukrainian side will look to better its group stage finish in the previous edition and make it to the knockouts.
As for form, Shakhtar Donetsk is in third place in the recently commenced Ukrainian League with two wins and one draw.
HEAD TO HEAD
This will be the first match between the two sides.
Leipzig (4-4-2) - Gulasci- Simakan, Daillo, Orban, Halstenberg - Nkunku, Laimar, Schlager, Szoboszlai - Werner, Silva
Shakhtar Donetsk (4-1-4-1) - Trubin - Maia Reis, Matvienko, Bondar, Konoplya - Stepanenko - Mudryk, Bondarenko, Sudakov, Shved - Zubkov
When and where are Salzburg vs AC Milan and RB Leipzig vs Shakhtar Donetsk being played?
The Champions League fixture Salzburg vs AC Milan will be played at the Stadion Salzburg in Salzburg, Austria. The match is scheduled for a 12:30 am kick-off on Wednesday.
The Champions League fixture RB Leipzig will be played at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, Germany. The match is scheduled for a 12:30 am kick-off on Wednesday.
Where can I watch these Champions League matches in India?
Channel: Sony SIX, Sony SIX HD
OTT Platform: Sony LIV, JioTV
Time: 12:30 am
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