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Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi will look to turn on the style against PSG when the two sides meet in the Champions LeagueReuters

The first matchday of the UEFA Champions League provided plenty of thrills and spills, and now, with most of the teams pretty settled into the new season, Matchday Two promises to be just as, if not more, entertaining.

This season the UEFA Champions League group stages have thrown in plenty of intriguing contests, with Matchday 2 set to witness a few blockbuster clashes, including PSG vs Barcelona, Manchester City vs Roma and Atletico Madrid vs Juventus.

PSG and Barcelona know all about each other, having met in the Champions League quarterfinals a couple of seasons ago, with the La Liga giants just about scraping through to the semifinals on away goals.

The first leg quarterfinal match at the Parc De Princes finished 2-2, and fans can expect another round of goalscoring fun, with the added edge of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is a doubt with a foot injury, facing his former club.

The second big match of Tuesday is Manchester City vs Roma. City are coming off a 1-0 loss to Bayern Munich at the Allianz Stadium in their opening Group E match, and after watching Roma maul CSKA Moscow 5-1 in their opener, Manuel Pellegrini's men will know they are in for a contest at the Etihad.

Among the other Premier League teams, Chelsea will look to bounce back from the disappointing draw against Schalke, when they travel to Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

Liverpool and Arsenal play on Wednesday, with the Reds, who visit FC Basel, looking to find the form which made them title contenders last season, while Arsenal will know the importance of picking up all three points against Galatasaray, after their abject performance against Borussia Dortmund on Matchday One.

Liverpool and Arsenal are coming off high-profile English Premier League clashes at the weekend, with both teams playing out 1-1 draws against their rivals Everton and Tottenham respectively, while Chelsea remain on a high after another impressive victory which kept them very much on top of the table.

While plenty of attention will be on the Premier League teams and defending champions Real Madrid, who face Ludogorets, on Wednesday, the most eye-catching clash will be between last year's runners up Atletico Madrid and Serie A champions Juventus.

Atletico suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at Olympiakos in their first Champions League match this season, and Diego Simeone's men will be keen to bounce back with a win at the Vicente Calderon against Juventus.

Juventus were made to work a little hard for their goals by Malmo in their first match, but once Carlos Tevez found the net just before the hour mark, the result was never in doubt, with the Argentine striker adding another late on.

While Juventus will be relatively happy with a draw, considering it is an away game, Atletico will know the importance of the three points after failing to pick up any in their first match.

UEFA Champions League schedule (all matches 7.45 pm BST, 12.15 am IST, 2.45 pm ET):

Tuesday: Group E: CSKA Moscow vs Bayern Munich at Arena Khimki; Manchester City vs Roma at the Etihad.

Group F: APOEL vs Ajax at GSP Stadium; PSG vs Barcelona at Parc des Princes.

Group G: Sporting Lisbon vs Chelsea at Estadio Jose Alvalade; FC Schalke vs NK Maribor at Stadion Gelsenkirchen.

Group H: Shakhtar Donetsk vs FC Porto at Arena Lviv; BATE Borisov vs Athletic Bilbao at Borisov Arena.

Wednesday: Group A: Atletico Madrid vs Juventus at Vicente Calderon; Malmo vs Olympiakos at Malmo New Stadium.

Group B: Ludogorets Razgrad vs Real Madrid at Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski; FC Basel vs Liverpool at St. Jakob-Park.

Group C: Zenit St. Petersburg vs Monaco at Stadion Petrovski; Bayer Leverkusen vs Benfica at BayArena.

Group D: Anderlecht vs Borussia Dortmund at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium; Arsenal vs Galatasaray at the Emirates Stadium.