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Arsenal play percentage game for Champions League draw

Arsenal have worked out their chances of facing each possible opponents in the Champions League second round.

It will come as a concern to their fans that they are most likely to be drawn against German giants Bayern Munich.


Manchester City Champions League permutations

It's not a straightforward for Manchester City in the Champions League, but they still have a great chance of progressing to the knockout stages.

The Premier League champions know a win in Rome will see them through, as long as CSKA Moscow don't defeat group winners Bayern Munich in Germany.

Vincent Kompany could return from injury for the game. Credit: PA

Alternatively, City could still advance by drawing in the Italian capital by a score of 2-2 or greater, as, if points are equal in the group, the standings are decided on head-to-head in the competition and City drew 1-1 with Roma in Manchester earlier on.

Even a CSKA draw in Munich could be enough, in addition to a 1-1 scoreline in Rome, as then City's goal difference will be greater.

Manchester City captain Kompany a doubt for Champions League clash

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is in a race against time to be fit for his side's crucial Champions League group game with Roma on Wednesday.

Manager Manuel Pellegrini said he did not yet know the extent of the injury, but that the Belgian will miss the team's two next league games.

Vincent Kompany limped out of the game against Southampton. Credit: PA

"It's very difficult because I cannot say without the opinion of the doctor how his injury will improve in the next days," Pellegrini admitted

"It depends what degree of muscle injury he has. It's very difficult to know in this moment if he can play against Rome.

"He is not able to play against Sunderland or against Everton, that's sure.

"We'll see if he arrives against Roma. That will depend on the opinion of the doctor."

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