The very first qualifying round, consisting of just 4 teams from the weakest four associations, starts on Tuesday 28th June and so begins the 2011/12 Champions League.Santa Coloma v Dudelange (18.00)
SP Tre Fiori v Valletta (19:30)
Come the final in May in Munich, Barcelona are 11/5 with Totesport to lift the trophy while their fellow finalists from the 10/11 trophy, Man United, are 9/1 with , whol also have 9/1 on Chelsea. Spanish giants Real Madrid are Coral’s 11/2 2nd favs.
Champions League new-boys Manchester City, who have qualified straight into the groups, are very short at 14/1 (bet365) considering their lack of experience, Arsenal are 22/1 with Bwin and Bayern Munich are 22/1 with Boylesports to lift the trophy at their own ground.