UCL: Salzburg host Genk in Group E opener
UCL: Salzburg host Genk in Group E opener

UCL: Salzburg host Genk in Group E opener

Red Bull Salzburg will this evening start their CAF Champions League group stage campaign as they host Belgian outfit KRC Genk at the 31,000 capacity Redbull Arena.

Salzburg will be aiming to start their campaign with a win and being at home Jesse Marsch's men are the favorites to win the match and claim maximum points. Salzburg is coming from an emphatic 7-2 Austrian Bundesliga League win over TSV Hartberg to maintain their 100 percent start to the season making it seven wins in a row.

Genk, on the other hand, is coming from a 2-1 loss away at RC Sporting Charleroi and have only won three of their opening seven league games losing three and drawing the other match and sit ninth on the Belgium Jupiler Pro League table.

The match is the first between the two in Europe's most prestigious club competition. The other group E match will see defending Champions, Liverpool lock horns with Napoli.

Salzburg Probable Starting Line Up C.Stankovic, A.Ulmer, J.Onguene, A.Ramalho, P.Farkas, Z.Junuzovic, E.Mwepu, M.Okugawa, D.Szoboszlai, E.Haaland, P.Daka.


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