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UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champions League
  • Episode: 

    1 of 1

  • Title: 

    Group A tie:Manchester United v Bayer Leverkusen
  • Transmission: 

    Tue 17 Sep 2013
  • Time: 

    7.30pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 38 2013 : Sat 14 Sep - Fri 20 Sep
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Adrian Chiles introduces live coverage of the UEFA Champions League Group A tie between Manchester United and Bayer Leverkusen from Old Trafford.
 
Former United captain Roy Keane and Lee Dixon join Adrian in the studio as the Red Devils bid to start their European campaign on a high against the 2002 runners-up in manager David Moyes's first competitive European match with the club.
 
The Premier League champions will hope to ease their way into the knock-out stages of the competition from a group which also contains Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Sociedad. Last season United were knocked out by Real Madrid following a controversial red card for Nani.
 
The German team, managed by former Liverpool favourite Sami Hyypia, will hope they can emulate the achievements of domestic rivals Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich by reaching the final. Following the loss of star player Andre Schurrle to Chelsea over the summer their key man may be Stefan Kiessling, who scored 27 goals last season.
 
Commentary comes from Clive Tyldesley and Andy Townsend.