Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern welcome UEFA Champions League debutants Rostov on Tuesday night.
Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern welcome UEFA Champions League debutants Rostov on Tuesday night.

UEFA Champions League: Monday Liveblog - as it happened!

Catch up on all the build-up from Monday ahead of UEFA Champions League Matchday 1.

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All times CEST


Tuesday, 13 September

FC Bayern München vs FC Rostov (kick-off: 20:45)

Manchester City FC vs Borussia Mönchengladbach (kick-off: 20:45)

Wednesday, 14 September

Legia Warszawa vs Borussia Dortmund (kick-off: 20:45)

Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs PFC CSKA Moskva (kick-off: 20:45)

Monday, 12 September

21:09 - That's a wrap!

We'll be back tomorrow with more build-up to the UEFA Champions League Matchday 1 - we'll be back bright and early. See you then!

20:41 - Bayern preview

Just click here for a full match preview of Bayern's meeting with Rostov on Tuesday night.

20:23 - In case you missed it... are some lines from Manuel Neuer speaking in the Bayern press conference earlier:

19:55 - Gladbach set for training

How about those skills?!

19:30 - Gladbach presser

Andre Schubert has just finished speaking to the media in Manchester. Here are some of the highlights:

19:03 - Rostov on Bayern

18:31 - Hands up if you're a Bayern player!

18:11 - The Allianz looking a picture

How about that grass, hey? Looks divine.

17:37 - Some #MondayMotivation from Chicharito

17:18 - Müller in the mood

Did you know? The Bayern attacker turns 27 tomorrow - what are the chances of him marking it with a goal?

16:43 - Borussia on tour (part two)

And here's a picture of the Gladbach boys on the bus, courtesy of goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

16:22 - Borussia on tour

Here are some pictures of the Gladbach players making their way to Manchester from earlier today:

16:08 - High praise for Gladbach from Pep

Andre Schubert's Gladbach beat Guardiola's Bayern at the BORUSSIA-PARK last season, as well as playing out a 1-1 draw at the Allianz Arena.

15:40 - The Midas touch...

Carlo Ancelotti has won this competition with AC Milan and Real Madrid CF. Can Bayern become the third team on that list?

15:05 - Looks like Legia are excited to welcome the mighty BVB...

It'll be the Poles' first group stage match since the 1995/96 season.

14:25 - Any early predictions, Bayer fans?

After the heartbreaking group stage exit last season, can Die Werkself progress from an easier-looking group this time around?

13:48 - A pair of smart Danish gentlemen...

13:32 - Excited to be back, BVB fans?

13:05 - Johnson bullish

Click here to read more from Borussia's flying winger.

12:27 - Kimmich set to start

He's a man with two goals in his last two competitive games...

12:15 - Update on Coman

Kingsley Coman will not feature against Rostov tomorrow, but is in contention to be involved against FC Ingolstadt 04 on Saturday.

12:00 - Bayern press conference

Below are some of the best bits from the Bavarians' meeting with the media...

11:30 - Hello and welcome!

Roll up, roll up - it's that time of year again and the Champions League is back. As ever, is on hand to bring you the latest from Germany's four sides at Europe's top table this week. Here's a quick reminder of which groups they're in:

Group C: FC Barcelona, Manchester City FC, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Celtic FC

Group D: FC Bayern München, Club Atlético de Madrid, FC Rostov, PSV Eindhoven

Group E: PFC CSKA Moskva, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Tottenham Hotspur FC, AS Monaco FC

Group F: Real Madrid CF, Borussia Dortmund, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Legia Warszawa