(SPO) SOCCER: BURSASPOR TO SEEK THEIR FIRST CHAMPIONS LEAGUE WIN AGAINST MANU.
BURSA, Nov 1, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey's defending champions Bursaspor will host Manchester United on Tuesday to score their first goal in their first-ever UEFA Champions League campaign.
Tuesday's game in Bursa will be the second of back-to-back meetings between Bursaspor and Manchester United.
Turkish Champions League debutantes lost their first three games against other Group C teams, at home to Valencia of Spain (0-4), at Glasgow to Rangers of Scotland (1-0), and in an away game against Manchester United (1-0).
England's Red Devils are atop the group with seven points in three games. Manchester United drew 0-0 with Rangers in their opener, then had an 0-1 away victory over Valencia. They last hosted Bursaspor.
Meanwhile, Manchester United arrived in Bursa Monday afternoon for their second encounter with Turkish side in Group C.
Manchester stars Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Jonny Evans, Federico Macheda, and Anderson were not included in the squad.
The match will kick-off at 20:45 CET (21:45 local time) at Bursa ataturk Stadium.
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|Publication:||Anadolu (Eskisehir, Turkey)|
|Date:||Nov 1, 2010|
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