UEFA Champions League Tuesday preview

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Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain are among the sides looking to clinch spots in the knockout rounds of the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.

The fourth set of group stage games see rematches of the third set, which means we’re treated to another Barcelona-Manchester City match (one which City will hope ends much better than a 4-0 setback).

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The Premier League leaders are at home for Pep Guardiola‘s old crew, a Barcelona side with four-straight wins including its triumph over Man City. One thing you don’t want against Barca is defensive problems, and City may have to use Fernando in the spot thanks to injuries to Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta.

City could fall behind Borussia Monchengladbach with a loss, with the German side expected to handle injury-hit Celtic on Tuesday in Germany.

Meanwhile, Arsenal and PSG are tied for the Group A lead with 7 points a piece. If both win, as expected, their matches against Ludogorets Razgrad and Basel, they’ll advance to the knockout rounds.

The Gunners are without Nacho Monreal, Santi Cazorla, Hector Bellerin, and Theo Walcott. American attacker Gedion Zelalem could see playing time for the Gunners.

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Bayern Munich can move onto the knockout rounds if it wins at PSV Eindhoven and Rostov fails to claim full points at Atletico Madrid.

The day kicks off with Napoli aiming to seize control of Group B with a match at Besiktas.

Full Tuesday schedule
Besiktas vs. Napoli — 1:45 p.m. ET
Atletico Madrid vs. Rostov — 3:45 p.m. ET
Basel vs. Paris Saint-Germain — 3:45 p.m. ET
Ludogorets Razgrad vs. Arsenal — 3:45 p.m. ET
Manchester City vs. Barcelona — 3:45 p.m. ET
Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Celtic — 3:45 p.m. ET
Benfica vs. Dynamo Kyiv — 3:45 p.m. ET
PSV Eindhoven vs. Bayern Munich — 3:45 p.m. ET