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Can you beat the Predictor Tipster on matchday five?

Published: Friday 16 November 2012, 8.59CET
Read the Tipster's predictions ahead of matchday five.
Can you beat the Predictor Tipster on matchday five?
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Published: Friday 16 November 2012, 8.59CET

Can you beat the Predictor Tipster on matchday five?

Read the Tipster's predictions ahead of matchday five.

FC Porto 3-0 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
The Croatian side have struggled this season and although Porto have already qualified from the group, the visitors' run of successive defeats is likely to continue.

FC Dynamo Kyiv 1-0 Paris Saint-Germain FC
Dynamo are yet to concede a goal at home in the group stage and, given that they need to win to keep alive their chance of reaching the knockout stage, it would be brave to tip anything other than a narrow home win.

Arsenal FC 3-1 Montpellier Hérault SC
Arsenal will be out to avenge the home defeat by Schalke last time out but Montpellier have really struggled to get going in Group B with just one point from their four games. On that basis, the points should stay in north London.

FC Schalke 04 2-0 Olympiacos FC
The Greek side will be buoyed by back-to-back victories in Group B and will take heart from the fact that Schalke have drawn both their previous home games 2-2. However, the Bundesliga outfit have been impressive and the prospect of sealing a knockout berth should give them the edge.

FC Zenit St Petersburg 3-2 Málaga CF
The visitors are already assured of a place in the round of 16 but, despite sitting bottom of the section, Zenit are still contention. Should the Spanish side ease up, Luciano Spaletti's men will be ready to capitalise.

RSC Anderlecht 1-1 AC Milan
The winners of this one would take a huge step towards qualification from Group C, but the hosts should rise to the occasion as seven-time winners Milan come to town, and earn a share of the spoils.

AFC Ajax 2-2 Borussia Dortmund
Dortmund have shown they are a match for anyone after almost clinching victory at Real Madrid but Frank de Boer's side have revived their campaign with impressive performances against Manchester City and there will not be much to choose between the two sides in Amsterdam.

Manchester City FC 1-2 Real Madrid CF
It is fair to say that City's campaign has not gone according to plan and with Real Madrid knowing that Ajax can catch them if they suffer successive defeats, expect the visitors to up their game.

FC Nordsjælland 0-2 FC Shakhtar Donetsk
Shakhtar have impressed on all fronts this season and will not be deterred by their defeat at Chelsea last time out. The Danish debutants will be hard pushed to keep the visitors' array of attacking talents at bay.

Juventus 1-0 Chelsea FC
This fixture produced a scintillating game at Stamford Bridge on matchday one and Juventus will be looking to make home advantage count to leapfrog their opponents in the table. It will be tight but the fear of elimination should spur the hosts to victory.

FC BATE Borisov 2-1 LOSC Lille
The hosts will have fond memories of their first UEFA Champions League group stage win against LOSC on matchday one and will look to capitalise on the fact that the top two in their group go head-to-head. The Belarusian side should edge it against their point-less opponents.

Valencia CF 3-1 FC Bayern München
After a close game in Munich on matchday one, expect another close encounter here. The Spanish side have been in the goals lately and home advantage could be the determining factor.

FC Spartak Moskva 1-3 FC Barcelona
Although Barcelona suffered a first defeat in 19 group stage games last time out, it would be a bold move to predict a second loss in a row for the Spanish side. They will have the added incentive of being able to book a place in the next round and should be too strong for their Russian opponents.

SL Benfica 2-0 Celtic FC
Celtic's last away match produced their first victory in 21 fixtures on the road in the UEFA Champions League proper and having gone on to beat Barcelona at home they will be flying high going into the trip to Portugal. However, Benfica are a different proposition at home and know a trip to Barcelona awaits them on matchday six.

Galatasaray AŞ 2-1 Manchester United FC
Sir Alex Ferguson looks set to rotate his squad with Manchester United already guaranteed top spot in Group H. This could give the Turkish side renewed hope and with the home crowd behind them they can put themselves in pole position to finish as runners-up.

CFR Cluj 1907 0-2 SC Braga
This is a match of major significance to both teams, and who comes out on top could be determined by who holds their nerve best. Neither side have won on home soil in Group H and without the pressure of their own fans behind them Braga may well register a second victory on their first trip to Romania.

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