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A vital Group G fixture headlines Match Day 3 of the UEFA Champions League as Benfica tangles with mighty Barcelona. The Portuguese side opened their European account with a goalless draw with Celtic, while Barcelona managed a 3-2 result over Spartak Moscow.

Both sides have been terrific in their respective domestic leagues. Benfica are top of the table in Portugal, going undefeated in five matches, while Barcelona are also top of the table in La Liga, sporting a perfect record in domestic action.

The Glorioso like to use a 4-1-3-2 formation, using a classic sweeper, instead of a holding midfielder. This formation is an attacking formation as the midfielders along the flank can be used as wingers, or move towards the middle, giving support to the strikers. Expect Paraguayan International Oscar Cardozo and Spanish newcomer Rodrigo to start, up front for Benfica. The pair have combined for seven goals in…

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