GENK, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 01: Jose Bosingwa of Chelsea is tackled by Fabien Camus of KRC Genk during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between KRC Genk and Chelsea at the KRC Genk Arena on November 1, 2011 in Genk, Belgium. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

UEFA Champions League 2011, Matchday 4: Barcelona And BVB Win, Chelsea And Arsenal Drop Points

Barcelona are cruising to first place in Group H, while Group F got a serious shake-up as Borussia Dortmund got three points as Arsenal and Marseille drew. In Group E, Chelsea dropped points while Valencia won.

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UEFA Champions League 2011, Borussia Dortmund Vs. Olympiacos: Full Time, Kevin Grosskreutz Fires BVB To Win

Borussia Dortmund were anything but their brilliant best against a gritty and physical Olympiacos team on Tuesday night, but they did enough to manage a 1-0 win and get back into contention for a UEFA Champions League knockout stage place. Kevin Grosskreutz scored the game's only goal, firing in an absolute rocket in the 7th minute to give his team a much needed three points. 

Mario Götze provided the assist with a great pass, his seventh for BVB this season in all competitions. The goal was much more about the scorer, though, as Grosskreutz hit a powerful and accurate shot into the back of the net from 25 yards out.

After the goal, the game was a relatively dull affair, with the only decent chances coming on long shots and set pieces. BVB are now three points behind Marseille and four points behind Arsenal, but control their own destiny in terms of securing a knockout stage place.

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Racing Genk Vs. Chelsea Live, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Full Time, Blues Turn Off, Draw 1-1

On Matchday 3, Chelsea obliterating Racing Genk at Stamford Bridge. Coming into Tuesday's Matchday 4 encounter in Belgium, Genk had yet to score a goal in the Champions League. That changed in this match, as Belgian international striker and lethal finisher Jelle Vossen scored against Chelsea, giving his team the equalizer in a 1-1 draw.

Chelsea were easily the better team in the first half and were the better team for most of the second half as well, but could only find one goal. Ramires scored that only tally in the 25th minute, assisted by Fernando Torres. Chelsea had a chance to double their lead through a penalty kick in the 39th minute, but László Köteles made an excellent save on David Luiz.

The Blues seemed to take their foot off the gas and Genk looked more threatening through the second half, though a goal never looked absolutely imminent. Vossen found a chance and capitalized in the 61st minute, though, scoring a close-range goal assisted by Fabien Camus. The entire back line was in shambles on the goal, and Jose Bosingwa in particular was caught completely out of position.

Chelsea pushed forward and created a number of half chances between then and the end of the match, with substitute Frank Lampard missing the best one in the 78th minute, but they ultimately failed to score. With this 1-1 draw, Chelsea are now just two points ahead of Bayer Leverkusen and three points ahead of Valencia.

Check out our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream for coverage of all of the Champions League action. For more on the Blues, check out Chelsea FC blog We Ain't Got No History. For more on the entire world of football, check out SB Nation Soccer.

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Racing Genk Vs. Chelsea Live, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Lineups

Racing Genk are a little healthier than they were before their trip to Stamford Bridge and they're coming off of a huge win against Club Brugge, but don't expect them to do too much against Chelsea on Tuesday night. Though the Blues are struggling in the Premier League, they dominated Genk in their last meeting and it would be surprising to see anything but a Chelsea win. David Luiz returns to the lineup with John Terry benched, while Oriol Romeu and Nicolas Anelka make appearances for Chelsea. On the other side, watch out for Chelsea target Kevin de Bruyne and lethal finisher Jelle Vossen. Here are the lineups.

Racing Genk Lineup (4-4-2): Laszlo Koteles; Daniel Tozser, Jose Ferreira, Anele Ngcongca, Anthony Vanden Bore; Khaleem Hyland, Fabien Camus, Kevin de Bruyne, Thomas Buffel; Kennedy Nwanganga, Jelle Vossen

Substitutes: Mohamed Sarr, Dugary Ndabashinze, Elianiv Barda, Timothy Durwael, Anthony Limbombe, Grzegorz Sandiomierski, Marvin Ofori

Chelsea Lineup (4-3-3): Petr Cech; Ashley Cole, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic, Jose Bosingwa; Oriol Romeu, Ramires, Raul Meireles; Florent Malouda, Fernando Torres, Nicolas Anelka

Substitutes: Ross Turnbull, John Terry, Frank Lampard, Josh McEachran, Juan Mata, Daniel Sturridge, Salomon Kalou

Genk vs. Chelsea kicks off at 3:45 pm ET, 7:45 pm GMT and 8:45 pm local time. We'll have live coverage of this match and other Champions League action in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the Blues, check out Chelsea FC blog We Ain't Got No History. For more on the entire world of football, check out SB Nation Soccer.

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Zenit St. Petersburg Vs. Shakhtar Donetsk, 2011 UEFA Champions League: 1-0 Win For Zenit Sees Them Top Group G

Shakhtar Donetsk find themselves in big trouble in UEFA Champions League Group G as a loss to Zenit St. Petersburg in Russia sees them pinned to the bottom of the table with just two points and two games remaining. The two sides had fought their way to a thrilling 2-2 draw in the Ukraine two weeks prior, with both teams playing wonderful attacking football, but the reverse fixture was nothing like the match at the Donbass Arena - Zenit dominated from the off and despite the scoreline (the game would finish 1-0) never looked like losing.

Only the frankly heroic efforts of Oleksandr Rybka in Shakhtar's goal prevented Zenit from striking gold four or five times in the first half alone, and the last thing you could say about Belgian defender Nicolas Loembarts' headed goal at the very end of first half stoppage time was that it hadn't been coming. The visitors improved marginally in the second half ending up with one whole shot on target (considering that the first half saw one shot at all from Shakhtar, this was actually a major step forward) but with the Ukrainians unable to breach Zenit's defence and the hosts content with their one-goal margin, the game quickly became bogged down in the midfield.

Zenit, of course, won't mind that they played their best football while the match was still level. The Russians are now top of their group with seven points, and look in very good shape to qualify for the group stages, depending on Porto's result in Cyprus later today.

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UEFA Champions League 2011, BATE Borisov Vs. AC Milan: Full Time, BATE Snatch Important Draw

Barcelona are thrilled, while Viktoria Plzen now feel like they have to get a result in one of their next two matches following BATE Borisov's 1-1 home draw against AC Milan on Tuesday night. Milan had most of the possession and took a deserved first half lead, but BATE snatched an equalizer, defended well and forced Christian Abbiati into multiple good saves to earn an important point.

After a long period of sustained dominance for AC Milan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic fired in their opener in the 22nd minute with a great one-on-one finish, placing the ball past Aleksandr Gutor. Robinho provided a brilliant assist, hitting a cross right into the path of Ibrahimovic on the counter.

BATE forced a spectacular save out of Abbiatti just a minute later, making it apparent that Milan weren't simply going to be able to coast to a shutout win. Milan were the better side for the rest of the half, though, with Gutor having to make a couple of very good saves and Robinho hitting the post in the 39th minute.

In the 54th minute, Ignazio Abate would gift Milan their equalizer when he brought down Artem Kontsevoy in the penalty area. Talented young attacking midfielder Renan Bressan stepped up and converted the spot kick, giving his team a valuable equalizer. Both teams had a few half chances before the end of the match, but failed to convert as the game ended in a 1-1 draw.

BATE still have little to no chance of qualifying for the knockout stage, but now have a leg up on Viktoria Plzen for a place in the Europa League. If Plzen do not pull off a shock win against Barcelona or Milan, the match between the two on the final matchday should determine the team who qualifies for Europa League.

We'll have coverage of all of the Champions League matches in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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Zenit St. Petersburg Vs. Shakhtar Donetsk, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Hosts Take 1-0 Halftime Lead

It's been an intense first half at the Petrovski Stadium in St. Petersburg. Shakhtar Donetsk travelled to Russia in last place in Group G, but they only trailed leader APOEL Nicosia by three points and could easily vault themselves back into contention with a win against hosts Zenit St. Petersburg. It became apparent very quickly that a win was unlikely, however - the home side came out all guns blazing and never let up.

Zenit were utterly dominant in the first half, outshooting Shakhtar 15-1 and having almost all of the possession, but thanks to the amazing form of Oleksandr Rybka and some poor finishing failed to score for 45 minutes. It was looking like a deeply frustrating evening for the hosts, who were by far the better side, but Nicolas Loembarts finally put them ahead at the very end of first half stoppage time with a neat header from a corner.

So, Zenit need another goal to kill this off, but they'll be very happy with their performance in the first half. It's a different story for Shakhtar, who are lucky to just be one goal down. Their keeper has provided them with a lifeline in this tie. Can they take it?

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UEFA Champions League 2011, Zenit St. Petersburg Vs. Shakhtar Donetsk Live: Lineups

Both Shakhtar Donetsk and Zenit St. Petersburg have dropped points against APOEL Nicosia in the first set of fixtures in their UEFA Champions League group, so both will feel like they need a win at Petrovsky on Tuesday night to give themselves a good chance of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition. Shakhtar are yet to win in the competition, while Zenit have a great home record and no longer have to concentrate on their domestic league. Here are the lineups.

Shakhtar Donetsk Lineup (4-2-3-1): Rybka; Shevchuk, Kucher, Rakitskiy, Srna; Mkhitaryan, Hübschman; Willian, Alex Teixeira, Eduardo; Luiz Adriano

Zenit St. Petersburg Lineup (4-3-3): Malafeev; Criscito, Lombaerts, Hubocan, Anyukov; Denisov, Shirokov, Zyryanov; Danny, Faizulin, Bukharov

Zenit St. Petersburg vs. Shakhtar Donetsk kicks off at 1:00 pm ET, 5:00 pm GMT, and 8:00 pm local time. We'll have live coverage of this and every other Champions League match in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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UEFA Champions League 2011, BATE Borisov Vs. AC Milan Live: Lineups

AC Milan are, obviously, without Antonio Cassano following what is apparently a mild stroke for their UEFA Champions League match against BATE Borisov, and their bench has been weakened without him. Their starting lineup looks solid, though, as Robinho will partner Zlatan Ibrahimovic up top. The center of midfield features some players who aren't necessarily first choice at the moment, as all of Massimo Ambrosini, Antonio Nocerino and Alberto Aquilani start. Here are the lineups.

BATE Borisov Lineup (4-5-1): Gutor; Simic, Baga, Yurevich, Radkov; Likhtarovich, Kontsevoi, Volodko, Bressan, Bordachev; Skavysh

AC Milan Lineup (4-4-2 Narrow Diamond): Abbiati; Taiwo, Nesta, Thiago Silva, Abate; Ambrosini, Nocerino, Aquilani, Boateng; Robinho, Ibrahimovic

Milan vs. BATE kicks off at 1:00 pm ET, 5:00 pm GMT, and 8:00 pm local time. For more on AC Milan, visit The AC Milan Offside. We'll have live coverage of this match and all of the other Champions League action in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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UEFA Champions League 2011, Matchday 4: Times, TV Schedule And Where To Watch Tuesday's Matches Streaming Live Online

Through the amazing wonders of the modern world, you can watch the UEFA Champions League almost anywhere in the world. The fine folks at the various media entities in the USA have made it possible to watch every single Champions League match legally and in high quality, provided you're willing to pay money for the right services. Many games are also available in the UK and Canada as well. Here's the complete TV schedule, including where to watch the games streaming live online in the USA.

1:00 pm ET, 5:00 pm GMT Games

Zenit St. Petersburg vs. Shakhtar Donetsk

TV: DirecTV Soccer (USA)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv

BATE Borisov vs. AC Milan

TV: DirecTV Soccer (USA), Sky Sports 2 (UK)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv

3:45 pm ET, 7:45 pm GMT Games

Racing Genk vs. Chelsea

TV: FOX Soccer Channel (USA), Sky Sports 4 (UK), Rogers Sportsnet One (Canada)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv (Delayed - Replay only)

Arsenal vs. Olympique Marseille

TV: FOX Soccer Plus (USA), Sky Sports 2 (UK), Rogers Sportsnet Regional (Canada)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv

APOEL Nicosia vs. FC Porto

TV: DirecTV Soccer (USA), Sky Sports (UK - Red Button)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv

Viktoria Plzen vs. Barcelona

TV: FOX Deportes (USA - Spanish), DirecTV Soccer (USA - English), Sky Sports (UK - Red Button)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv

Valencia vs. Bayer Leverkusen

TV: FOX Sports Net (USA - Regional), DirecTV Soccer (USA), Sky Sports (UK - Red Button)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv

Borussia Dortmund vs. Olympiacos

TV: DirecTV Soccer (USA), Sky Sports (UK - Red Button)

Online: FOXSoccer.tv

We'll have live coverage of all of the Champions League action in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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UEFA Champions League 2011 Matchday 4, APOEL Nicosia Vs. FC Porto: Why The Boo Birds, Portistas?

FC Porto won a treble last season with their domestic double and the UEFA Europa League title. They lost Falcao in the offseason, but replaced him with Kleber, who is their leading scorer. They held onto their other stars Hulk, Alvaro Pereira, Joao Moutinho and Nicolas Otamendi. They're undefeated so far this season in the Portuguese Liga. And yet, they are chasing Cypriot side APOEL Nicosia.

APOEL has not yet lost in the Champions League and sits on top of Group G after three games. They managed a draw at the Estadio do Dragao in the last round, after which many in the stands booed Porto off the pitch. Whether or not it's fair, the pressure is on Porto to get a win away in Cyprus to take control of their own destiny in the race to qualify for the knockout stages.

APOEL Nicosia vs. FC Porto kicks off at 3:45 pm ET, 7:45 pm GMT and 8:45 pm local. We'll have live coverage of this match and all of the other Champions League action in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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UEFA Champions League 2011 Matchday 4, Borussia Dortmund Vs. Olympiacos: Will Jurgen Klopp's Luck Turn?

For the majority of their match in Greece, Borussia Dortmund were the better side than Olympiacos. Inexplicably, on multiple occasions, they missed clear-cut goal scoring opportunities while committing mental errors in defense. The final result was a 3-1 win for Olympiacos, putting Borussia Dortmund into a must-win situation. They have just one point from their first three matches and will have almost no chance of qualifying for the knockout stages without three points on Tuesday.

There's no systematic or personnel problem with Der BVB. With both their individual games and injuries, they've just been plain unlucky. Sometimes it feels as if there's a forcefield in front of the opposing goal, while balls unluckily bounce into theirs. Between the 18-yard areas, they are one of the best teams in the world. Inside each 18, they have struggled.

Lucas Barrios is nearing full fitness, which should help with scoring issues (and won't hurt defending set pieces). Robert Lewandowski has not been the team's problem in his absence, so Jurgen Klopp might consider playing the pair of them and dropping Shinji Kagawa, who was brilliant last season but has struggled with his finishing so far this year.

At home, in front of 80,000-plus fans and with Barrios back to fitness, there will be no more excuses for Dortmund. Anything less than a win is unacceptable, and it's time for them to make their own luck.

Borussia Dortmund vs. Olympiacos kicks off at 3:45 pm ET, 7:45 pm GMT and 8:45 pm local. We'll have live coverage of this match and all of the other Champions League action in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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UEFA Champions League 2011 Matchday 4, Valencia Vs. Bayer Leverkusen: Los Che Need Win

Through half of the fixtures in the UEFA Champions League group stages, Valencia are in a hole. Thanks to Sidney Sam's stunning winner for Bayer Leverkusen against Los Che on Matchday 3, they now trail Bayer by four points for second place in Group E. Valencia can still qualify, but anything less than a win over Leverkusen at the Mestalla would effectively end their Champions League campaign.

The good news for Valencia is that they're in excellent form domestically and that they played well in Germany before Sam scored his winner. They're very much capable of grabbing all three points and getting back on track towards qualification. Their defeat to Leverkusen was just one of two this season; the other was a loss away to Sevilla and Los Che have managed draws against Barcelona and Chelsea. 

Michael Ballack is questionable with a broken nose and will have to wear a mask if he plays, while Renato Augusto is out with a long-term injury. This could lead to Bayer Leverkusen going with Eren Derdioyk and Stefan Kiessling in a 4-4-2, but no matter how they line up the side, there will be pressure on Andre Schürrle and Sidney Sam to perform.

Valencia vs. Bayer Leverkusen kicks off at 3:45 pm ET, 7:45 pm GMT and 8:45 pm local. We'll have live coverage of this match and all of the other Champions League action in our UEFA Champions League Tuesday, Matchday 4 StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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Viktoria Plzen Vs. Barcelona, 2011 UEFA Champions League Matchday 4 Preview: Lionel Messi Is Good At This

Barcelona takes on Viktoria Plzen in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, and they should clinch a spot in the knockout stage.

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UEFA Champions League 2011 Matchday 4, BATE Borisov Vs. AC Milan: Rossoneri Move On Without Cassano

AC Milan look to wrap up a place in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League with points away to BATE Borisov on Tuesday

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UEFA Champions League 2011 Matchday 4, Zenit St. Petersburg Vs. Shakhtar Donetsk: Rematch Of Matchday 3 Thriller

Zenit St. Petersburg and Shakhtar Donetsk play a rematch of their fantastic UEFA Champions League match from the last matchday.

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Arsenal Vs. Marseille, 2011 UEFA Champions League Matchday 4 Preview: Here We Go Again

Arsenal face Marseille in Champions League Matchday Four. Does this sound familiar? It should, because it's the same game as Matchday Three only with Arsenal as the home team this time. Can you say excitement?

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