Champions League Match Day 4 Preview: Lionel MESSI a doubt for Barcelona

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Lionel Messi FC Barcelona
Lionel Messi training with FC Barcelona.

Matchday 4 of the UEFA Champions League kicks off Tuesday and the big clash is that of Inter Milan against FC Barcelona.

When Mauro ICARDI and Lautaro MARTINEZ Host FC Barcelona on Tuesday, the Catalan club might start the match without captain Lionel MESSI. The Argentine who has missed the last few weeks due to a shoulder injury is expected to get the green light but may start on the bench.

Here are the matches for Tuesday and Wednesday:

Tuesday:

Red Star Belgrade vs. Liverpool
AS Monaco vs. Club Brugge
Atletico Madrid (Angel CORREA) vs. Borussia Dortmund
Tottenham (Erik LAMELA, Juan FOYTH, Paulo GAZZANIGA) vs. PSV Eindhoven (Maxi ROMERO)
Schalke 04 (Franco DI SANTO) vs. Galatasaray
Napoli vs. PSG (Angel DI MARIA)
FC Porto vs. Lokomotiv Moscow
Inter Milan (Mauro ICARDI, Lautaro MARTINEZ) vs. FC Barcelona (Lionel MESSI)

Wednesday:

Valencia (Ezequiel GARAY) vs. Young Boys
CSKA Moscow vs. AS Roma (Diego PEROTTI, Federico FAZIO, Javier PASTORE)
Manchester City (Sergio AGUERO, Nicolas OTAMENDI) vs. Shakhtar Donetsk
Lyon vs. Hoffenheim
Plzen vs. Real Madrid
Juventus (Paulo DYBALA) vs. Manchester United (Marcos ROJO, Sergio ROMERO)
Benfica (German CONTI, Franco CERVI, Eduardo SALVIO, Facundo FERREYRA, Cristian LEMA) vs. Ajax (Nicolas TAGLIAFICO)
Bayern Munich vs. AEK Athens (Ezequiel PONCE)

From an Argentina point of view, the big match on Wednesday would be Benfica hosting Ajax, with both teams having a total of six Argentine players.