MONACO v DEPORTIVO CORUNA
Monaco have a major doubt over striker Fernando Morientes who injured his left thigh against Le Mans at the weekend. Team officials will decide just before the match whether he is fit but he has been pivot of Monaco's attacking success this year.
Striker Shedi Adebayor and defender Julien Rodriguez should be fit after knocks at the weekend. If Morientes is unfit, midfielder Ludovic Giuly -- joint top scorer in the French league -- is expected to move into the attack alongside Croatian Dado Prso.
Deportivo will be without left-sided midfielders Fran and Victor and striker Albert Luque as they look for the win they need to secure a place in the next round.
Coach Javier Irureta could decide to pitch former Real Madrid winger Pedro Munitis straight back into the side after his recovery from injury, or opt for the more defensive Jose Emilio Amavisca.
Luque's injury is likely to mean a place in the starting line-up for Walter Pandiani alongside Diego Tristan.
Monaco: 30-Flavio Roma; 32-Gael Givet, 19-Sebastien Squillaci, 27-Julien Rodriguez, 3-Patrice Evra; 8-Ludovic Giuly (or 6-Jaroslav Plasil), 15-Akis Zakos, 7-Lucas Bernardi, 25-Jerome Rothen; 10-Fernando Morientes (or Giuly), 9-Dado Prso.
Deportivo: 1-Jose Molina; 2-Manuel Pablo, 4-Noureddine Naybet, 14-Jorge Andrade, 3-Enrique Romero; 23-Aldo Duscher, 8-Sergio, 21-Juan Carlos Valeron, 17-Pedro Munitis; 9-Diego Tristan, 7-Walter Pandiani
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
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PSV EINDHOVEN v AEK ATHENS
PSV will be without skipper Mark van Bommel, who underwent hernia surgery last week and will be replaced by Theo Lucius, scorer of the only goal in their win in Athens a fortnight ago.
Striker Mateja Kezman is still suspended in the Dutch league, but will line up alongside John de Jong in attack.
Coach Guus Hiddink is optimistic about the fitness of right back Andre Ooijer, who has a shoulder problem but should start. Swiss midfielder Johan Vogel is doubtful, though, with a hamstring injury.
AEK Athens travelled to Eindhoven missing four regulars through injury. Defenders Michalis Kapsis, Michel Kreek, Vassilis Borbokis and midfielder Grigoris Georgatos all stayed in Athens for treatement. AEK are also without the suspended Ghanaian defender Kofi Amponsah, but were lifted by a convincing 3-1 league win over PAOK Salonika on Saturday.
PSV: 23-Ronald Waterreus; 2-Andre Ooijer, 5-Wilfred Bouma, 29-Kevin Hofland, 3-Young-Pyo Lee; 19-Dennis Rommedahl, 14-Johan Vogel, 16-Theo Lucius, 11-Arjen Robben; 9-Mateja Kezman, 25-John de Jong.
AEK: 1-Christostomos Michailides; 5-Nikos Kostenoglou, 16-Nikos Georgeas, 18-Evangelos Moras, 6-Thodoris Zagorakis; 14-Ivan Rusev, 21-Costas Katsouranis, 23-Vassilis Lakis, 10-Vassilis Tsartas; 9-Yiannakis Okkas 33-Nikos Liberopoulos
Referee: Konrad Plautz (Austria)
REAL SOCIEDAD v JUVENTUS
Beaten 4-2 by Juventus a fortnight ago and 4-0 away to Atletico Madrid in the Primera Liga last week, Real recovered some morale by holding Barcelona to a 3-3 draw at the weekend.
Raynald Denoueix will probably have a full squad to choose from for the return against Juventus, as long as Serbia and Montenegro striker Darko Kovacevic recovers from a bout of 'flu.
Kovacevic, a former Juventus player, was confined to bed by the illness on Monday but still hopes to be fit in time.
Juventus coach Marcello Lippi has opted to rest several of his first team regulars for the trip to Spain with French striker David Trezeguet, his compatriot Lilian Thuram and Italy full-back Gianluca Zambrotta all given a break.
Lippi has rotated his squad throughout the season but has usually picked his strongest team in Europe and given his second line their chance in Serie A.
With Alessandro Del Piero sidelined, Marco Di Vaio, scorer of a superb equaliser in the 1-1 draw with AC Milan on Saturday, will be partnered by Fabrizio Miccoli.
Alessandro Birindelli, Gianluca Pessotto, Edgar Davids and Antonio Conte are all in contention for places in the starting line-up.
Real Sociedad: 25-Sander Westerveld; 14-Aitor Lopez Rekarte, 7-Igor Jauregi, 6-Gabriel Schurrer, 3-Agustin Aranzabal; 4-Xabi Alonso, 18-Bittor Alkiza, 21-Oscar de Paula, 10-Javi de Pedro; 9-Darko Kovacevic, 15-Nihat Kahveci
Juventus: 1-Gianluigi Buffon; 15-Alessandro Birindelli, 23-Nicola Legrottaglie, 4-Paolo Montero, 7-Gianluca Pessotto; 16-Mauro Camoranesi, 26-Edgar Davids, 3-Alessio Tacchinardi (or 8-Antonio Conte), 11-Pavel Nedved; 9-Fabrizio Miccoli, 20-Marco Di Vaio.
Referee: Stephane Bre (France)
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OLYMPIAKOS v GALATASARAY
Olympiakos striker Neri Castillo is facing a club versus country tug of war after winning his first senior call up for Uruguay. The teenage forward is expected to start against Galatasaray but could miss the next round of matches later in November.
His potential replacement, Alekos Tatsis, is a doubt for Wednesday after picking up a knock in training. Otherwise, coach Oleg Protasov has no new injuries or suspensions.
Galatasaray coach Fatih Terim is expected to make few changes to the team which drew 0-0 with Istanbul rivals Besiktas in a league game on Friday. However, Romanian striker Florin Bratu is ineligible to play in Europe and his place in the starting line-up will probably be taken by Hasan Sas.
Sas should be partnered by leading Turkish goalscorer Hakan Sukur, who is being treated for a sore toe he picked up in the Besiktas match but is expected to be fit in time. Striker Umit Karan and midfielder Volkan Arslan are both unavailable, though, due to injury.
Olympiakos: 22-Fanis Kateryiannakis; 3-Stelios Venetidis, 14-Dimitris Mavrogenidis, 18-Paraskevas Antzas, 32-George Anatolakis; 1-Pantelis Kafes, 6-Ieroklis Stoltidis, 11-Predrag Djordjevic, 30-Alekos Pantos; 10-Giovanni, 7-Neri Castillo
Galatasaray: 1-Faryd Mondragon; 29-Cesar Prates, 5-Frank de Boer, 3-Bulent Korkmaz, 4-Orhan Ak; 55-Sabri Sarioglu, 18-Ayhan Akman 19-Cihan Haspolatli, 67-Ergun Penbe; 11-Hasan Sas, 10-Hakan Sukur
Referee: Lubos Michel (Slovakia
Team news and probable team line-ups for Wednesday's Champions League matches in Group A:
CELTIC v ANDERLECHT Celtic manager Martin O'Neill is without injured midfielders Alan Thompson and Paul Lambert but is able to field a strong side for a game he feels the Glasgow side must win.
Irish midfielder Liam Miller, scorer of Celtic's first in September's 2-0 win over Olympique Lyon, is fit after suffering a bout of cramp in Saturday's 5-0 league rout of Kilmarnock.
On-loan Sunderland defender Michael Gray is also in contention after some impressive recent form and O'Neill has the option of starting John Hartson on the bench and pushing Chris Sutton up front to partner Henrik Larsson.
Anderlecht, who are eight points clear at the top of the Belgian league after beating Mouscron 1-0 away on Friday, will be without defender Glen De Boeck, suspended for one match after his red card in their 1-0 win over Celtic a fortnight ago.
Finn Hannu Tihinen should get the nod over Aleksander Ilic as his replacement at the back.
Celtic: 21-Magnus Hedman; 4-Jackie McNamara, 6-Dianbobo Balde, 23-Stanislav Varga; 43-Liam Miller, 17-Didier Agathe, 18-Neil Lennon, 19-Stilian Petrov, 9-Chris Sutton; 10-John Hartson, 7-Henrik Larsson.
Anderlecht: 1-Daniel Zitka; 6-Michal Zewlakow, 30-Hannu Tihinen, 27-Vincent Kompany, 3-Olivier Deschacht; 10-Walter Baseggio, 15-Besnik Hasi, 17-Christian Wilhelmsson, 14-Marc Hendrikx 87; 19-Ivica Mornar, 26-Aruna Dindane
Referee: Kyros Vassaras (Greece)
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BAYERN MUNICH v OLYMPIQUE LYON Bayern have injury worries over Germany midfielder Sebastian Deisler who was forced off with a thigh problem in Saturday's 2-0 Bundesliga defeat by Schalke 04.
The German champions are still without England midfielder Owen Hargreaves who is struggling with a hip injury and could be sidelined for another few weeks.
France defender Willy Sagnol, who had been out for six weeks following knee surgery, played with Bayern's amateur team at the weekend. Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld said Sagnol had felt no pain and might play against Lyon, although it is unlikely that he will start.
Lyon striker Sidney Govou will almost certainly be absent after his right ankle was injured by a bad tackle in the 5-0 win over Nice at the weekend.
Defender Eric Deflandre and striker Julien Viale are also injured but Brazilian defender Claudi Cacapa is back in the squad after five weeks out with injury.
Bayern: 1-Oliver Kahn; 4-Samuel Kuffour, 5-Robert Kovac, 25-Thomas Linke, 3-Bixente Lizarazu; 20-Hasan Salihamidzic, 6-Martin Demichelis, 13-Michael Ballack, 11-Ze Roberto; 24-Roque Santa Cruz, 10-Roy Makaay.
Lyon: 1-Gregory Coupet; 12-Anthony Reveillere, 20-Patrick Mueller, 3-Edmilson, 23-Jeremie Berthod; 7-Djila Diarra, 8-Juninho Pernambucano, 4-Michael Essien, 10-Eric Carriere; 9-Giovane Elber, 11-Florent Malouda.
Referee: Graham Barber (England)
Team news and probable team line-ups for Wednesday's Champions League matches in Group B:
ARSENAL v DYNAMO KIEV Arsenal will be without skipper Patrick Vieira with a longstanding thigh problem, while defender Martin Keown is still out with a calf injury. Dennis Bergkamp, who missed the away leg which Arsenal lost 2-1 a fortnight ago due to his fear of flying, will compete with Sylvain Wiltord for a place in the starting line-up.
Dynamo Kiev arrive in London after a five-game winning streak, including their victory over the English premier league leaders in Kiev.
The Ukrainian champions will be missing experienced defender Yuri Dmitrulin, ruled out with a chest injury.
But fellow Ukraine international full back Andriy Nesmachny, who sat out last Saturday's 2-1 league win over Vorskla Poltava with a minor leg injury, is expected to start.
Arsenal: 1-Jens Lehmann; 12-Lauren, 23-Sol Campbell, 28-Kolo Toure, 3-Ashley Cole; 8-Fredrik Ljungberg, 17-Edu, 19-Gilberto, 7-Robert Pires; 11-Sylvain Wiltord, 14-Thierry Henry
Dynamo Kiev: 1-Olexander Shovkovsky; 3-Serhiy Fyodorov, 26-Andriy Nesmachny, 32-Goran Gavrancic, 35-Goran Sablic; 36-Jerko Leko, 8-Valentin Belkevich, 11-Georgi Peev, 17-Tiberiu Ghioane, 20-Oleg Husev; 16-Maxim Shatskikh.
Referee: Lucilio Cardoso Cortez Batista (Portugal)
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INTER MILAN v LOKOMOTIV MOSCOW
Alberto Zaccheroni will take charge of his first Champions League game since replacing Hector Cuper as Inter coach and is likely to make few changes to the side which beat Chievo 2-0 on Sunday.
Dutch winger Andy van der Meyde and Argentine Kily Gonzalez, who did not feature in Verona, could be in contention for starting places with Francesco Coco and Matias Almeyda possibly making way in a more attacking formation.
Up front, Uruguayan Alvaro Recoba has been Zaccheroni's preferred partner for Christian Vieri and both were on target at Verona.
Lokomotiv Moscow, who ended their Russian league campaign with a 6-0 demolition of lowly Uralan Elista on Saturday, have no injury or suspension worries.
Coach Yuri Syomin has warned his players against an Inter backlash following their emphatic 3-0 victory over the Italians two weeks ago in Moscow.
"Inter's pride took a beating in Moscow, but they'll be a different team in their own back yard. We have to be ready for that," Syomin said.
Inter: 1-Francesco Toldo; 2-Ivan Cordoba, 23-Marco Materazzi, 17-Fabio Cannavaro; 7-Andy van der Meyde, 4-Javier Zanetti, 5-Belozoglu Emre, 6-Cristiano Zanetti, 77-Francesco Coco (or 18-Kily Gonzalez); 32-Christian Vieri, 20-Alvaro Recoba.
Lokomotiv: 1-Sergei Ovchinnikov; 2-Gennady Nizhegorodov, 4-Jacob Lekgetho, 5-Sergei Ignashevich, 16-Vadim Yevseyev, 17-Dmitry Sennikov; 7-Marat Izmailov, 8-Vladimir Maminov, 10-Dmitry Loskov, 28-Dmitry Khokhlov; 32-Mikheil Ashvetia
Referee: Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium)