By DAN KARELL
The UEFA Champions League group stage returns in all it’s glory on what promises to be a busy and exciting Tuesday.
David Moyes makes his Champions League debut for Manchester United when they host Bayer Leverkusen, while Wayne Rooney looks finally content with staying at the club, after scoring a great free kick last Saturday. Bayern Munich begin their title defense hosting CSKA Moscow, Real Madrid travel to Galatasaray, and Sacha Kljestan and Anderlecht visit Benfica.
Also in action on Tuesday afternoon, 18 English league Championship clubs are in action, including Nottingham Forest vs. Middlesbrough, Burnley vs. Birmingham City, and Bolton vs. Derby County.
In the evening, CONCACAF Champions League returns to action with Sporting Kansas City hosting Real Esteli, the Montreal Impact traveling to the San Jose Earthquakes, and Club America in Mexico hosting Sporting San Miguelito. Sporting KC can secure a place in the knockout round with a victory on Tuesday evening.
If you will be watching today’s action, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below.
Enjoy the action (Today’s TV schedule is after the jump):
2:45pm – Manchester United vs. Bayer Leverkusen – Fox Sports 1
2:45pm – Bayern Munich vs. CSKA Moscow – Fox Sports Net/MSG Plus
2:45pm – Viktoria Plzen vs. Manchester City – Fox Soccer Plus
2:45pm – Galatasaray vs. Real Madrid – Fox Deportes
2:45pm – Real Sociedad vs. Shakhtar Donetsk – Fox Soccer 2Go
2:45pm – Benfica vs. Anderlecht – Fox Soccer 2Go
2:45pm – FC Copenhagen vs. Juventus – Fox Soccer 2Go
2:45pm – Olympiakos vs. PSG – Fox Soccer 2Go
8pm – Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Esteli – Fox Soccer Plus/Univision Deportes
10pm – San Jose Earthquakes vs. Montreal Impact – Fox Sports 2
10pm – Club America vs. Sporting San Miguelito – FoxSoccer2Go
10pm – Puebla vs. Monterrey – Univision Deportes