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German champions Bayern Munchen are set to vindicate themselves after faltering in the semifinals of the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League when they begin their campaign for the new season, and their first test is the English side Manchester City, ousted in the Round of 16 last season by Spanish side FC Barcelona. Manchester City won their most recent duel with Bayern Munchen via a 2-3 scoreline. Match is on September 18, 02:45 (GMT+8).
Chelsea, without a doubt, are one of the favourites in the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League. Lodged at Group G, the English side mentored by Jose Mourinho are set to clash with the struggling German side Schalke 04. Chelsea won the last two duels with Schalke. In both matches, Chelsea netted thrice, opposite Schalke’s scoreless performance on both occasions. Can Chelsea make it three in a row? Match is on September 18, 02:45 (GMT+8).
French side Paris Saint Germain will collide with Dutch powerhouse and Eredivisie defending champion AFC Ajax on September 18, 02:45 (GMT+8) in Group F of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League, to be held at the Amsterdam ArenA. Last season, PSG ruled Group C with a 4-1-1 slate, going as far as the quarterfinals before bowing to Chelsea. Ajax, on the other hand, finished Group H last season with a 2-2-2 card.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was able to bounce back after the incident in Spa by claiming the Italian Grand Prix title, his sixth top podium finish in this year's Formula One season. His teammate and rival Nico Rosberg with whom he collided during the Belgian Grand Prix finished second while Daniel Ricciardo landed at fifth place. Can Hamilton dominate the Marina Bay Street Circuit and overtake the competition? Race is on September 21, 20:00 (GMT+8).
Juventus' 2014-15 campaign is no different to what they had last season. Coach Massimiliano Allegri's side got away with an easy 2-0 win versus Udinese and on the third game week, their clean slate will once again be at risk. AC Milan are starting a new life without star striker Mario Balotelli. With a retooled line-up, can Milan get past Juve which they haven't beaten since 2012? Match is on September 21, 02:45 (GMT+8).