Wolfsburg, Liverpool, Chelsea face tough matches

Wolfsburg, Bayern, Liverpool and Chelsea face difficult tests in the second legs of the UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32 on Wednesday and Thursday.

Spartak Subotica held Wolfsburg last week
Spartak Subotica held Wolfsburg last week ©Bojan Arsić

The second legs of the UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32 are played on Wednesday and Thursday with the likes of Wolfsburg and Liverpool under pressure following last week's openers. UEFA.com previews the action.

Wednesday:
Wolfsburg (0-0) Spartak Subotica
Bayern München (1-1) FC Twente
Liverpool (0-1) Brescia
Glasgow City (0-1) Chelsea

Olympique Lyonnais (6-0) Medyk Konin
Paris Saint-Germain (6-0) Olimpia Cluj
Fortuna Hjørring (2-0) ZFK Minsk
Rosengård (2-0) PK-35 Vantaa
KIF Örebro (3-0) PAOK
FC Barcelona (1-1) BIIK-Kazygurt
Brøndby (1-4) Slavia Praha
FC Zürich (0-1) LSK Kvinner

What to watch out for
• Click on the audio player above to hear from Glasgow City manager Scott Booth and Chelsea boss Emma Hayes as the new English champions continue their European debut campaign away to the 2014/15 quarter-finalists Glasgow.
• After being held in Serbia last week, Wolfsburg bounced back by winning 2-0 at FFC Frankfurt in the Frauen-Bundesliga on Sunday. League leaders Bayern also drew in their first leg.
Rosengård went top of the Swedish league at the weekend with a game to go and booked their return to Europe in 2016/17 – something Vantaa had already done by retaining the Finnish title.
• Paris's Anja Mittag begins the second leg level with Conny Pohlers as competition all-time top scorer on 48 goals.

Can Atleti turn the tide in Russia?
Can Atleti turn the tide in Russia?©Alex Marín/Club Atlético de Madrid

Thursday:
Zorkiy (2-0) Atlético Madrid
Zvezda-2005 (3-1) Stjarnan
FFC Frankfurt (2-0) Standard Liège
Verona (5-4) St. Pölten-Spratzern

What to watch out for
• Having suffered their first league defeat of 2015, holders Frankfurt are nonetheless well positioned to continue their European title defence.
• Zvezda-2005 are looking to win both legs against Stjarnan just as they did in the round of 32 last season.
• European newcomers Atlético had 22 chances to Zorkiy's two in their 2-0 home defeat last week.
Verona led Spratzern 2-0 and 4-3 before winning 5-4 in Austria.

Road to Milan
Round of 16 draw: 13.30CET, Monday (streamed live on UEFA.com)
Round of 16: 11/12 November & 18/19 November
Quarter-final & Semi-final draw: 27 November
Quarter-finals: 23/24 & 30/31 March
Semi-finals: 23/24 & 30 April/1 May
Final (Reggio Emilia): 26 May

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