FC Barcelona failed in two attempts to beat Rubin Kazan in last year's UEFA Champions League group stage and the Spanish champions will have to win in Russia to finally break that hex today.
Rubin Kazan-Barcelona is just one of several enticing match-ups today. Inter Milan takes on Werder Bremen and Tottenham faces FC Twente in two other quality tilts. Then you have U.S. national team midfielders Maurice Edu and Jermaine Jones in action, with Edu's Rangers taking on Bursaspor and Jones' Schalke playing Benfica.
Here is a rundown of today's schedule:
12:45pm- Fox Soccer Channel- Rubin Kazan vs. FC Barcelona
2:30pm- Fox Soccer Channel- Valencia vs. Manchester United
2:30pm- Fox Soccer Plus- Tottenham vs. FC Twente
2:30pm- DirecTV 482- Rangers vs. Bursaspor
2:30pm- DirecTV 484- Schalke 04 vs. Benfica
2:30pm- DirecTV 483- Hapoel Tel Aviv vs. Lyon
2:30pm- DirecTV 481- Inter Milan vs. Werder Bremen
2:30pm- DirecTV 485- Panathinaikos vs. Copenhagen
If you will be watching today's Champions League action, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below.
Enjoy the action.