Manchester City v Dortmund, Rangers v Napoli: Champions League – live | Champions League

Manchester City: Ederson, Stones, Akanji, Ake, Joao Cancelo, De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan, Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish.

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Subs: Dias, Phillips, Ortega, Alvarez, Bernardo Silva, Gomez, Carson, Foden, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrand.

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Borussia Dortmund: Meyer, Meunier, Sule, Hummels, Guerreiro, Ozcan, Can, Bellingham, Reus, Modeste, Reyna.

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Subs: Schlotterbeck, Hazard, Wolf, Moukoko, Brandt, Malen, Adeyemi, Passlack, Rothe, Unbehaun, Coulibaly.

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Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)

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FC Copenhagen: Ryan, Diks, Khocholava, Vavro, Kristiansen, Zeca, Stamenic, Jensen, Johannesson, Daramy, Claesson.

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Subs: Sorensen, Lerager, Mukairu, Oskarsson, Jelert, Boilesen, Johnsson, Karamoko, Arnar Haraldsson, Bardghji, Dithmer.

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Sevilla: Dmitrovic, Carmona, Gudelj, Salas, Alex Telles, Rakitic, Fernando, Delaney, Lamela, En-Nesyri, Isco.

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Subs: Rekik, Dolberg, Suso, Jordan, Januzaj, Mir, Bounou, Kouassi, Jesus Navas, Acuna, Gomez, Flores.

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Referee: Irfan Peljto (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

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Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, James, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Cucurella, Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount, Havertz, Aubameyang, Sterling.

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Subs: Pulisic, Loftus-Cheek, Bettinelli, Chalobah, Broja, Zakaria, Chilwell, Ziyech, Gallagher, Koulibaly, Chukwuemeka, Fofana.

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Red Bull Salzburg: Kohn, Dedic, Bernardo, Pavlovic, Ulmer, Capaldo, Seiwald, Kjaergaard, Sucic, Fernando, Okafor.

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Subs: Mantl, van der Brempt, Piatkowski, Baidoo, Kameri, Adamu, Koita, Simic, Diarra, Gourna-Douath, Sesko, Walke.

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Referee: Ivan Kruzliak (Slovakia)

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Real Madrid: Courtois, Carvajal, Rudiger, Nacho, Alaba, Modric, Tchouameni, Camavinga, Valverde, Rodrygo, Vinicius Junior.

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Subs: Vallejo, Hazard, Kroos, Asensio, Lunin, Odriozola, Ceballos, Mendy, Mariano, Lopez.

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RB Leipzig: Gulacsi, Simakan, Orban, Diallo, Raum, Haidara, Schlager, Nkunku, Forsberg, Szoboszlai, Werner.

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Subs: Poulsen, Andre Silva, Blaswich, Halstenberg, Gvardiol, Novoa, Henrichs, Kampl.

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Referee: Maurizio Mariani (Italy)

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Group A

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  • Napoli v Rangers

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Group E

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  • AC Milan 0-0 Dinamo Zagreb (latest)

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  • Chelsea v RB Salzburg

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Group F

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  • Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1 Celtic (latest)

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  • Real Madrid v RB Leipzig

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Group G

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  • FC Copenhagen v Sevilla

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  • Manchester City v Borussia Dortmund

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Group H

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  • Juventus v Benfica

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  • Maccabi Haifa v Paris Saint-Germain

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Football Weekly podcast: Rory Smith and Philippe Aucaliar were our special guests as we looked back on last night’s CHampions League action, while taking time out to let Rory shamelessly plug his new book, Expected Goals: The Story of how Data Conquered Football and Changed the Game Forever. You can listen by clicking on this link, or download in all the usual podcast places.

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There are four British teams in action in the nine Champions League group games being played tonight, with Chelsea, Manchester City, Rangers and Celtic all playing their second round of group games.

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Having lost to Real Madrid last week, the Scottish champions are in the Polish capital of Warsaw, where their opponents, the Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk, are playing their Champions League home games. In one of two early kick-offs this evening, Ange Postecoglou’s side currently … Meanwhile in Group E, AC Milan host Dinamo Zagreb at the San Siro, where the score is …

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We’ll keep you up to date on all the goals as they go in around Europe, stay across all the major talking points and bring post-match reaction but stay tuned in the meantime for team news and build-up ahead of our 8pm (BST) kick-offs.

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Important events

Manchester City – Borussia Dortmund line-ups

City of Manchester: Ederson, Stones, Akanji, Ake, Joao Cancelo, De Bruyne, Rodry, Gundogan, Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish.

Subs: Diaz, Phillips, Ortega, Alvarez, Bernardo Silva, Gomez, Carson, Foden, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrandt.

Borussia Dortmund: Meyer, Meunier, Sule, Hummels, Guerreiro, Ozcan, Can, Bellingham, Reus, Modeste, Reyna.

Subs: Sloterbeck, Hazard, Wolff, Mukoko, Brad, Mullen, Adejemi, Paslak, Rote, Unbehaun, Koulibaly.

Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)

FC Copenhagen – Sevilla lineups

FC Copenhagen: Ryan, Diks, Khocholava, Vavro, Kristiansen, Zeca, Stamenic, Jensen, Johannesson, Daramy, Claesson.

Subs: Sorensen, Lerager, Mukairu, Oskarsson, Jelert, Boilesen, Johnsson, Karamoko, Arnar Haraldsson, Bardghji, Dithmer.

Seville: Dmitrovic, Carmona, Gudely, Salas, Alex Teles, Rakitic, Fernando, Delaney, Lamela, En-Nesyri, Isco.

Subs: Rekic, Dolberg, Suso, Jordan, Januzaj, Mir, Bunu, Kouassi, Jesus Navas, Acuna, Gomez, Flores.

Referee: Irfan Peljto (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

The Chelsea – Salzburg line-ups

Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, James, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Cucurella, Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount, Havertz, Aubameyang, Sterling.

Subs: Pulisic, Loftus-Cheek, Bettinelli, Chalobah, Broja, Zakaria, Chilwell, Ziyech, Gallagher, Koulibaly, Chukwuemeka, Fofana.

Red Bull Salzburg: Cohn, Dedic, Bernardo, Pavlovic, Ulmer, Capaldo, Seywald, Kjaergaard, Sucic, Fernando, Okafor.

Subs: Mantl, van der Brempt, Piatkowski, Baidoo, Kameri, Adamu, Koita, Simic, Diarra, Gourna-Douath, Sesko, Walke.

Referee: Ivan Kruzliak (Slovakia)

Milan 2-0 Dinamo Zagreb: Quick-fire goals either side of half-time have put Milan in a commanding position against the Croatian visitors. Alexis Saelemaekers wins the second game for the Italian champions two minutes after the restart.

The lineups Real Madrid – RB Leipzig

Real Madrid: Courtois, Carvajal, Rudiger, Nacho, Alaba, Modric, Tswameni, Caravinga, Valverde, Rodrigo, Vinicius Junior.

Subs: Vallejo, Hazard, Kroos, Asensio, Lunin, Otriozola, Ceballos, Mendy, Mariano, Lopez.

RB Leipzig: Gulaci, Simakan, Orban, Diallo, Raum, Haidara, Slager, Nkunku, Forsberg, Somboslai, Werner.

Subs: Poulsen, Andre Silva, Blaswitz, Hallsteberg, Guardiol, Novoa, Henrichs, Campbell.

Referee: Maurizio Mariani (Italy)

Milan 1-0 Dinamo Zagreb: Olivier Giroud gave AC Milan a half-time lead against Dinamo Zagreb at the San Siro, scoring from the spot just before the break.

Manchester City – Borussia Dortmund: “Pep Guardiola is not worried about the prospect of a game later in the season. Manchester City’s game with Tottenham last weekend was postponed following the Queen’s death and her trip to Arsenal on October 19 has been postponed.’

Rangers – Napoli: “Giovanni van Bronckhorst has challenged his Rangers players to respond to hurt criticism following back-to-back heavy defeats when Napoli visit Ibrox,” writes Ewan Murray.

Chelsea – Salzburg: Graham Potter will watch his first Champions League game tonight, where he will have one of the best seats in the house as he takes charge of the home side at Stamford Bridge for the first time since being poached by Brighton.

Tonight’s Champions League matches

Group A

Group E

Group F

Group C

Group H

Some listening before the game

Football Weekly podcast: Rory Smith and Philippe Aucaliar were our special guests as we looked back at last night’s Champions League action, while taking the time to let Rory shamelessly link his new book, Expected Goals: The Story of how Data Conquered Football and Changed the Game Forever. You can listen by clicking this link or download at all the usual podcast places.

Champions League group stage

Four British teams are in action in tonight’s nine Champions League group games, with Chelsea, Manchester City, Rangers and Celtic playing in their second round of group matches.

Having lost to Real Madrid last week, the Scottish champions are in the Polish capital, Warsaw, where their opponents, Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk, are playing their Champions League home games. In one of two early kick-offs this afternoon, Ange Postecoglou’s side currently… Meanwhile in Group E, AC Milan host Dinamo Zagreb at the San Siro, where the score is…

We’ll keep you posted on all the goals as they roll in across Europe, stick to all the big talking points and bring you post-match reaction, but stay tuned in the meantime for team news and the build-up before 8pm .m. BST) opening times.

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