Make-or-break time for Tottenham in the Champions League

Tottenham Hotspur head to the Netherlands this week with their Champions League hopes already hanging by a thread.

Defeats by Inter Milan and Barcelona have given Spurs a mountain to climb in Group B and anything less than a victory on Wednesday will probably end their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage.

PSV are currently top of the Eredivisie with a 100% record having scored 36 goals and conceded just three. However, they have also lost their opening two matches in the Champions League and Spurs fans watching the game via live streaming at will fancy their team to come out on top.

The two sides last met back in the UEFA Cup back in 2008, with PSV progressing to the last 16 after a dramatic penalty shoot-out.

Elsewhere on Wednesday, Liverpool host Red Star Belgrade in Group C hoping to bounce back from their disappointing defeat against Napoli in their last match. The Italian side currently lead the group with four points, one ahead of Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain.

With Napoli due to visit Paris on the same evening, three points against Red Star is a must if Liverpool are to qualify for the last 16.

The highlight of Tuesday’s matches is the clash at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Juventus. The Italian side have won their opening two games in Group to sit two points in front of the Red Devils.

Juve star Cristiano Ronaldo will undoubtedly be the centre of attention as he returns to Manchester for the first time since 2013. The Portuguese international is currently dealing with the fall-out after being accused of rape by former model Kathryn Mayorga.

The two sides last met in the Champions League back in 2003, with United winning 2-1 at home and 3-0 in Italy.

Manchester City are also in action on Tuesday as they visit Shakhtar Donetsk aiming to record their second away victory in this season’s competition.

City were beaten by Lyon in their opening Group F game, but they bounced back with a 2-1 win at Hoffenheim to move up to second in the standings.

Shakhtar have drawn their first two games in the group and they will be eager to repeat the 2-1 win they recorded against City when the two sides met back in December.

However, Pep Guardiola’s side were in superb form against Burnley in the Premier League over the weekend and are fancied to pick up three points on Tuesday.

Make-or-break time for Tottenham in the Champions League

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