Champions League: Probable Starting Lineups | Matchday Five | Tuesday

All the probable starring lineups for all the matches taking place at the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, 20 Nov 12.

Expected Lineups

1) Spartak Moscow vs Barcelona

Luzhniki Stadium, Kick Off: 17.00

Spartak Moscow (Formation: 4-2-3-1) – Chernyshuk, Makeev, Bryzgalov, Suchy, Kombarov, Rafael, Kallstrom, Jurado, Ari, Gorbatenko, Emenike
Barcelona (Formation: 4-3-3) – Valdes, Alves, Puyol, Pique, Alba, Fabregas, Iniesta, Xavi, Pedro, Messi, Villa

2) Juventus vs Chelsea

Juventus Stadium, Kick Off: 19.45

Juventus (Formation: 3-5-2) – Buffon, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Lichtsteiner, Marchisio, Pirlo, Vidal, Isla, Quagliarella, Giovinco

Chelsea (Formation: 4-2-3-1) – Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Luiz, Cole, Mikel, Ramires, Mata, Oscar, Hazard, Torres

3) Galatasaray vs Manchester United

Turk Telekom Arena, Kick Off: 19.45

Galatasaray (Formation: 4-3-3) – Muslera, Eboue, Cris, Nounkeu, Balta, Altintop, Inan, Melo, Bulut, Yilmaz, Amrabat
Manchester United (Formation: 4-3-1-2) –  Lindegaard, Rafael, Jones, Wootton, Buttner, Anderson, Carrick, Fletcher, Young, Welbeck, Chicharito
4) Valencia vs Bayern Munich

Mestalla, Kick Off: 19.45

Valencia (Formation: 4-2-3-1) – Alves, Pereira, Ricardo Costa, Rami, Cissokho, Viera, Costa, Feghouli, Jonas, Guardado, Soldado
Bayern Munich (Formation: 4-2-3-1) – Neuer, Lahm, Badstuber, Dante, Alaba, Gustavo, Schweinsteiger, Shaqiri, Muller, Ribery, Pizarro

5) Benfica vs Celtic

Estadio da Luz, Kick Off: 19.45

Benfica (Formation: 4-3-3) – Artur, Pereira, Jardel, Garay, Almeida, Matic, Gaitan, Perez, Lima, Cardozo, Rodrigo
Celtic (Formation: 4-2-3-1) – Forster, Matthews, Ambrose, Wilson, Mulgrew, Brown, Wanyama, Comons, Ledley, Lassad, Samaras

Santi Cazorla Performance vs Tottenham Hotspur (Video)

The Spaniard was at the centre of most of the lethal moves Arsenal created in the 5-2 thrashing of Tottenham at the Emirates.

Brilliant passes throughout the 90 minutes and some high class dribbling. So much so, that Jack Wilshere wanted his Arsenal mates to call Cazorla as ‘Messi’, perhaps Arsenal’s Messi.

Watch the performance video below.

Fulham vs Sunderland 1-3 Highlights & Goals (Video) | Premier League

Craven Cottage
Date: 18 Nov 12

Brede Hangeland’s red card on the half hour mark was a little too much for Fulham to cope with as Sunderland played some fine football. Adam Johnson’s cross to Steven Fletcher for the first goal is meant to be seen numerous times. Sessegnon then ended any hopes of a Fulham comeback with a monstrous goal. Check out the goal here.


Fulham – Mladen Petric (62nd minute)
Sunderland – Steven Fletcher (50th minute), Carlos Cuellar (65th minute), Stephane Sessegnon (70th minute)

Watch the highlights below.

Fiorentina 4 – 1 Atalanta Highlights & Goals (Video) | Serie A

18 Nov 12 | Stadio Artemio Franchi | Serie A

Alberto Aquilani inspired Fiorentina thrashed Atalanta 4-1 at home. The Aquilani free kick was some other kind of genius altogether.


Fiorentina – Gonzalo Rodriguez (6th min), Alberto Aquilani (42nd, 45+2 min), Luca Toni (49th min)
Atalanata – Giacomo Bonaventura (33rd min)
Watch the highlights below.

(Video) Inter Milan v Cagliari 2-2 Highlights, All Goals

18 Nov 12 | San Siro | Serie A

Inter Milan missed a golden chance to go super close to Juventus at the top of the Serie A table. A boiling San Siro saw Inter hold out against Cagliari in a 2-2 draw. Inter do had a penalty denied towards the last minutes.


Inter Milan – Rodrigo Palacio goal vs Cagliari (10th minute), Davide Astori own goal (82nd minute)
Cagliari – Marco Sau goals vs Inter Milan (43rd, 66th minute)

Inter Milan Starting Lineup – Handanovic, Ranocchia, Samuel, Juan, Zanetti, Gargano, Cambiasso, Nagatomo, Palacio, Milito, Cassano
Cagliari Starting Lineup – Agazzi, Nsinggolan, Conti, Cossu, Avelar, Astori, Pisano, Rossettini, Nene, Ekdal, Sau
Watch the highlights below.

Futsal World Cup Final: Spain vs Brazil 2-3 Highlights & Goals (Video)

The two best teams in Futsal fought against each other in the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012 final. Spain took on Brazil at Bangkok and the end of extra time Brazil came out as the winner.

Futsal, a shorter format of regular football, is only 40 minutes long with 10 minutes of extra time if needed.

Neto scored in the second half of extra time to secure the win for Brazil after it was 2-2 at the end of regular 40 minutes. It was his second goal of the match.

Full Time: Spain 2 -3 Brazil


Spain – Torras (30th minute), Aicardo (31st minute)
Brazil –  Neto (24th, 50th minute), Falcao (36th minute)
Watch the highlights below.

Blondes in Norway’s Female Football Club go Gangnam Style (Videos)

Players of a female football club in Norway called as Raufoss Fotball released a video to mark a successful end to their season. The video shows some of the squad members, predominantly blondes, dance to ‘Gangnam Style’, a magnum opus by South Korean artist Psy.

Of course, incidents of clubs using the song have already occurred as Crystal Palace’s cheerleaders have already used the song to promote their team.

Raufoss Fotball ended 4th in their league and to celebrate the occasion, released the following video.

Barcelona vs Real Zaragoza 3-1 Highlights & Goals (Video) | Barca Continue to Rise

17 Nov 12 | Camp Nou | La Liga

A Lionel Messi double on the either sides of an Alex Song goal gave Barcelona an easy win over Zaragoza at home. Both the Messi goals were stupendous. that Gerd Muller record is about to be taken over.


Barcelona – Lionel Messi (16th, 60th minute), Alex Song (28th minute)
Real Zaragoza –  Montanes (24th minute)

Watch the highlights below.